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Verna V. Smith, to run At-Large, possibly Progressives United candidate?

Ms Smith who has spent most of her career in the aviation business is currently Manager of Air Sunshine at Terrence B. Lettsome International Airport, on Beef Island. Photo: Team of Reporters
When reached, Ms Smith confirmed that she will be runing, however, she noted, “I am still in discussions with political parties including the Progressives United.” Photo: Facebook
When reached, Ms Smith confirmed that she will be runing, however, she noted, “I am still in discussions with political parties including the Progressives United.” Photo: Facebook
SEA COWS BAY, Tortola, VI - Word reaching our news centre is that Aviation professional and Sea Cows Bay resident, Ms Verna V. Smith is expected to throw her hat in the political ring as an At-Large candidate.

While her party affliction is unclear, there are speculations that she may run with the Hon Fraser led Progressives United (PU) party.

Ms Smith, who has spent most of her career in the aviation business is currently Manager of Air Sunshine at Terrence B. Lettsome International Airport, on Beef Island.

More to come?

She is also a previous employee of the now defund Air BVI and has extensive training in aspects of services in the aviation sector including safety measures.

When reached, Ms Smith confirmed that she will be runing, however, she noted, “I am still in discussions with political parties including the Progressives United.”

The PU launched on Friday, January 11, 2019, with only four candidates and their Leader Hon Julian Fraser RA (R3) promised that more candidates will be launched.

Only four announced

Chairman of PU, Hon Fraser, is the District 3 candidate where he is seeking another 4-year term in office—after first being elected in 1999-current—and Dr Vincent G. Scatliffe, who previously served as Fourth District Representative (2007-2011] is the PU candidate in D4.

Ms Stephanie A. Brewley, aka ‘the Brown Girl in the Ring,’ will be contesting the District 1 seat while the District 5 PU Candidate is Dirk L. Walters.

23 Responses to “Verna V. Smith, to run At-Large, possibly Progressives United candidate? ”

  • Voter#6 (30/01/2019, 12:05) Like (63) Dislike (11) Reply
    Is this a joke frist of April hasn't reach.yet.
    • Getting it together (30/01/2019, 15:29) Like (9) Dislike (4) Reply
      Who knows she might be the first pilot of the Government owned BVI Airways. Now we can fly, get ready for take off!!!!

      We will then prove Andrew wrong, they will fly before the cow jump over the moon.
    • Xtreme (31/01/2019, 04:01) Like (5) Dislike (0) Reply
      Dirky go atlarge leave the 5th, if you go atlarge we got you, do whats best for you fraser party already sink before it left the harbour, STEPHINIE needs to join you too
  • VI to The Bone (30/01/2019, 12:17) Like (24) Dislike (13) Reply
    Great Lady. She has and continues to do a lot for persons within the community without seeking any recognition. I believe she genuinely cares.
  • east (30/01/2019, 12:58) Like (22) Dislike (8) Reply
    If you really check into these people who running for election characteristics, 90%
    of them would NOT get a VOTE
  • Citizen (30/01/2019, 13:40) Like (11) Dislike (0) Reply
    Even sleeping beautiful just woke up and want to run at large. Hope the police are taking not of all the at large.
  • What!! (30/01/2019, 14:35) Like (16) Dislike (1) Reply
    Maybe a nice person but what qualifications to help run a country???
    • F R (04/02/2019, 12:56) Like (0) Dislike (0) Reply
      Another body. Make sense declare and put out a DETAILED speach one time. Come hard and ready.

      Everyone had years to make up their mind.

      one month before.

      Rush rush rush. Newcomers how will we the people have time to know who has a fake personality and who is real.

      Is it smart to marry a person in 1 month???

      They think it is right we vote people in for four years, when we only know their intent for one month.

      She may be the one, but this latecomer trend has to stop.
  • Daytime sitcoms (30/01/2019, 15:04) Like (52) Dislike (2) Reply
    Her display pic looks like something from the late 80's early 90's. A portfolio photo for a spot on The Guiding Light or As the World Turns..
    • @daytime sitcoms (30/01/2019, 16:39) Like (14) Dislike (0) Reply
      You made me laugh, so true!!!
    • same thing (30/01/2019, 16:45) Like (14) Dislike (0) Reply
      The same thing I was saying about the pic.

      By the way, what is an Aviation Professional??? If you are an office manager for an airline, does that make you an aviation professional?? Well then maybe she qualify to fly the BVI Airways. Well folks, get ready for take off with our aviation professional, big contribution to the economy, at least we have hopes of getting back our 7.2 million.
    • All My Children (31/01/2019, 09:17) Like (1) Dislike (0) Reply
      Omg...those were my exact thoughts! Updated photo please..smh.
  • Seriously (30/01/2019, 15:33) Like (4) Dislike (0) Reply

    You mean, seriously???? what year was that picture taken???  Please let us get this together. This is no time for joke, this is serious business.

  • Sali (30/01/2019, 16:43) Like (6) Dislike (0) Reply
    This must be a prank. LOL
  • .... (30/01/2019, 17:23) Like (5) Dislike (12) Reply
    By the End of the Day - Smiths are a family! They have to protect the Smith’s establishments etc. all 4-5 smiths are a family by the end of the day. Either one in the better if 2 or 3 jackpot! The simple answer will be to boycott all Smiths. Fresh and new last names.
  • Lb (30/01/2019, 23:57) Like (5) Dislike (0) Reply
    Huh? Who is this? Never seen this person in my life!
  • vex (31/01/2019, 00:39) Like (11) Dislike (1) Reply
    She and rajah will be fighting for last place
  • tola (31/01/2019, 02:33) Like (2) Dislike (0) Reply
    rude and outta place.... that's all I got to say.
  • Tropix (31/01/2019, 06:33) Like (5) Dislike (0) Reply
    Is this a political joke?
  • horse race (31/01/2019, 07:35) Like (4) Dislike (0) Reply
    It is better sometimes not to put a horse in Race because u don't want it to embarrass itself and embassy you ..
  • JT (07/02/2019, 13:23) Like (0) Dislike (0) Reply
    LMAO


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