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VIP to launch 2 underdogs for Districts 7 & 8 in Elections 2019

Tonight will see the launch of Dr Natalio D. Wheatley aka 'Showande Uhuru’ to represent district 7 and in district 8, the VIP will launch on Thursday, February 7, 2019, Dean B. Fahie. Photo: VINO/File
Poster for Dean B. Fahie. Photo: Team of Reporters
Poster for Dean B. Fahie. Photo: Team of Reporters
Poster for Dr Natalio D. Wheatley. Photo: Team of Reporters
Poster for Dr Natalio D. Wheatley. Photo: Team of Reporters
EAST END/LONG LOOK, Tortola, VI – The Opposition Virgin Islands Party (VIP) will launch two candidates for the eastern side of Tortola, tonight Wednesday, February 6, 2019, and Thursday, February 7, 2019.

Tonight will see the launch of Dr Natalio D. Wheatley aka 'Showande Uhuru’ to represent district 7.  Dr Wheatley is a college lecturer and political pundits have labelled him the underdog candidate in the three-man race. 

He will face incumbent independent Dr the Honourable Kedrick D. Pickering and Hipolito D. Penn of National Democratic Party (NDP 1).

Some political commentators have given Dr Pickering, who has been in office for 20 years [1999-2019] the edge, but in a year when the people want change, anything can happen.

Keep eyes on D8

In District 8, the VIP will launch on Thursday, February 7, 2019, Dean B. Fahie a former Deputy Comptroller of Customs.

He will face incumbent Hon Marlon A. Penn who has been in office for 8 years [2011-2019] and is now the Minister for Health and Social Development.

Meanwhile, NDP 1’s, Mr Penn has launched last evening February 5, 2019, at the Long Look Sticker, the same place Dr Wheatley will be launched tonight.

Mr Fahie will launch at Red Bay in East End. Political observers noted that if the VIP could pick up one of the two seats, it is a clear indication that they will be the next Government.

18 Responses to “VIP to launch 2 underdogs for Districts 7 & 8 in Elections 2019”

  • hope hill (06/02/2019, 12:21) Like (36) Dislike (10) Reply
    we with Dean
  • WOWW (06/02/2019, 12:23) Like (56) Dislike (11) Reply
    Thumbs up if you think they stand a chance..
  • none (06/02/2019, 12:28) Like (35) Dislike (55) Reply
    Not voting for no VIP!
    • under dog (06/02/2019, 12:46) Like (28) Dislike (4) Reply
      Well god be with you
    • Outlaw (06/02/2019, 13:43) Like (41) Dislike (13) Reply
      @ none, that’s your democratic rights. Go and vote for the thiefing NDP that continues to rob the territory in broad daylight while people like you still fast asleep
      • @ outlaw (06/02/2019, 16:06) Like (4) Dislike (3) Reply
        Thanks for that sweet chuckle!!! oh my! you ah real comedian LOL LOL
      • voter (08/02/2019, 07:43) Like (0) Dislike (0) Reply
        I guess the VIP NEVER thief? Like you still sleeping ask sherene for some of her copies of she bashing Ralphie and the VIP... from Queen Elizabeth bridge to traffic light in the round about... Remember when uncle Ralphie was chief and minister of finance when ask about the QE bridge funds he say he don't know about that...
  • Star (06/02/2019, 12:32) Like (59) Dislike (22) Reply
    Save the VI from disgrace. We voting VIP all the way.
  • Mikey (06/02/2019, 12:51) Like (38) Dislike (11) Reply
    Time to wake the 8th!!
  • SOWANDE! (06/02/2019, 13:25) Like (57) Dislike (10) Reply
    Sowande is getting my vote!! He is a people's person! He should've been voted in a long time ago!!
  • VG voter (06/02/2019, 14:25) Like (19) Dislike (10) Reply
    Wheatley is VERY intelligent, a people's person too. Let's see what he will bring to the table tonight because NDP's Diego did an excellent job for his platform last night. Sownade, I wish you the best, BUT I wish you were At-Large.

    Well as for Fahie, a walking dead - I can't wait to hear what he has to offer.
  • dude (06/02/2019, 15:10) Like (27) Dislike (3) Reply
    I'm going with Wheatley, he been fighting for us all this time. The others ain't for we but we for them.
  • ------------------- (06/02/2019, 15:41) Like (6) Dislike (6) Reply
    this one tight I will give them a fighting chance in the 8th, but they do not have any of the two
  • Byron (06/02/2019, 16:25) Like (19) Dislike (10) Reply
    I really hope Byron will win in the eight. Cannot afford Marlon another four years.
  • Real Talk (06/02/2019, 16:47) Like (20) Dislike (5) Reply
    I Voting VIP all the way. Time for change but not with D.Penn or Pickering. But With Mr Wheatley time for some honesty in the 7.
  • SOWANDE! (06/02/2019, 21:52) Like (7) Dislike (1) Reply
    Sowande, a real person for the people 100%
  • Real (07/02/2019, 06:57) Like (11) Dislike (7) Reply
    Sowande was basically repeating what diego say he had a lot of good ideas but he could not say in detail how he going to get these things done and how he was going to get people involve. Also he did not in details how revenue you generate from agriculture the different types of Agriculutre, he never list how we can go about plans to carry forth the fishing industry how income can generate from it. He give a pie in the sky idea with braithwaite them having direct flights from the states to the BVI. Also he never talked in details on how he will develop the waterfront. It was so shocking to hear when he mentioned that he stood of about bi-water but when no further to talk about the 43 million dollars his same party VIP wasted in a bankrupt company but have the heart to strees on the 7 million government invest in the BVI Airways. He is the said person use to say that VIP and NDP corrupt on his talk shows. No he has align himself with the said corrupt party. It is so amazing.
    • VIlander (07/02/2019, 10:01) Like (3) Dislike (1) Reply
      which one of them gave details? where are the ndp details? where is our 7.2 mil? why wasn't a proper audit done on pier park? Go sit down de mon


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