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‘VIP worked relentlessly to assemble Elections Team’ - Hon Fahie

-Says 2019 slate can adequately represent the people of the VI
Former Opposition Leader and Chairman of the Virgin Islands Party (VIP) Hon Andrew A. Fahie (R1) during his 2019 New Year’s Address says his party worked hard to assemble the team that will contest the 2019 General Elections. VINO/File
According to Hon Fahie, the party now has, “A team where each of the thirteen members can adequately represent the people of the Virgin Islands locally, regionally, and internationally.” Photo: Facebook
According to Hon Fahie, the party now has, “A team where each of the thirteen members can adequately represent the people of the Virgin Islands locally, regionally, and internationally.” Photo: Facebook
ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI – Former Opposition Leader and Chairman of the Virgin Islands Party (VIP), Hon Andrew A. Fahie (R1) during his 2019 New Year’s Address says his party worked hard to assemble the team that will contest the 2019 General Elections.

According to Hon Fahie, the party now has, “A team where each of the thirteen members can adequately represent the people of the Virgin Islands locally, regionally, and internationally.”

He says that with the support of the people of the Virgin Islands (VI), the VIP team is poised to lead the Territory through what he calls, “challenges ahead”. 

Worked relentlessly

“The Virgin Islands Party has been working relentlessly over the past months to assemble a capable and dedicated team to lead this charge. A team that you know, a team that you can trust, and a team in which each member has been battle tested in their own right and came out refined and better than before,” Hon Fahie underscored in his address.

“We will walk side by side, shoulder to shoulder and together, we will emerge on the other side to a brighter day,” the former Opposition Leader uttered.

He says that the VIP team believes, that when the voices of the people are listened to, only then, “more solutions will be birthed.” 

He however notes, that the development of any country requires and entails the development of its people alongside its economy and infrastructure. 

Candidates

The VIP 2019 Elections Team now comprises Hon Fahie for D1, Indigenous Virgin Islander and grandson of the late Legislator, Prince M. Stoutt, Carnel D. Clyne for D2, former Ag Permanent Secretary, Educator and Businesswoman Ms Arlene L. Smith-Thompson for D3, former Director of Culture, Ms Luce Hodge-Smith for D4, Commissioner for the Department of Motor Vehicles (DMV), Mr Kye M. Rymer for D5, Former member of the Public Service Commission (PSC), Ag Permanent Secretary and businessman Mr John M. Samuel in D6, H. Lavity Stoutt Community College’s lecturer, Dr Natalio D. Wheatley aka ‘Sowande Uhuru’ for D7, Former Deputy Comptroller of Customs and Businessman Dean B. Fahie for D8 and Businessman and former Sister Islands Coordinator, Mr Vincent O. Wheatley for D9.

Running At-Large is Educator, Businesswoman and former candidate, Ms Sharie B. deCastro, former Party President, Mr Carvin Malone, Businessman and former BVI Softball Association President, Mr Neville A. Smith aka ‘Sheep’ and BVI Tourist Board Manager and social activist, Ms Shereen D. Flax-Charles.  

15 Responses to “‘VIP worked relentlessly to assemble Elections Team’ - Hon Fahie ”

  • wowww (05/01/2019, 17:47) Like (48) Dislike (9) Reply
    Thumbs up if y’all voting VIp

    Thumbs down if you voting NDP
  • Hmm (05/01/2019, 17:47) Like (32) Dislike (13) Reply
    I see 7 seats already.. VIP done win..
  • Political intelligence (05/01/2019, 18:55) Like (24) Dislike (16) Reply
    They missing willock real talk
    • Diaspora (05/01/2019, 19:18) Like (8) Dislike (10) Reply
      Concur. JW would have been a formidable candidate. Well, let’s us see what happens on nomination day.
    • ??? (06/01/2019, 21:01) Like (6) Dislike (1) Reply
      Elections Team, perhaps but is it a "electable" team???

      If Willox was a powerhouse, he would have been on the team.
      He should have stuck with Fraser.
  • Wondering!!! (05/01/2019, 19:12) Like (14) Dislike (12) Reply
    I like these Guys but this is a completely new team. Are they just being initiated into what politics is all about? Would there be a time given for apprenticeship if they win?? Can we afford this time??
    • ital (06/01/2019, 08:28) Like (13) Dislike (17) Reply
      And you have asked the relevant question. Some of them so green it’ll take a miracle to ripen them and get them ready for the job. Force ripe was never a good thing.
  • just talk (06/01/2019, 08:02) Like (13) Dislike (0) Reply
    Hope he has the fight and the God in him to represent the voiceless from workers oppression and abused and get these departments to do their jobs in a fair and unbias way ...Stop favouring big companies because they can give u something. People Need Justice .
  • voiceofthevoiceless (06/01/2019, 09:26) Like (27) Dislike (3) Reply
    Kudos to Andrew for being able to assemble a capable team with a strong background in civil service and business with a representative for each district. This is when some were questioning his and the VIP’s ability to do that but now they are the only party to have a complete slate that gives them a play in every race and a greater opportunity of getting a majority.

    Need to come forward with their ideas, solutions and initiatives to first stabilize this country and then move this country forward. I am a independent voter yearning for change but it must be substantial and long term foundational change.



  • reality (06/01/2019, 09:55) Like (3) Dislike (9) Reply
    VIP six seats. Needs one for a coalition government.
  • jokers (06/01/2019, 16:02) Like (0) Dislike (2) Reply
    Trust me i am on the team and it was lots of work and mind boggling
  • great (07/01/2019, 01:10) Like (14) Dislike (2) Reply
    Fahie has shown that he is a true leader
  • Dream chaser (07/01/2019, 03:06) Like (1) Dislike (0) Reply
    Ummm when is election? I’m away and I need to put in my time off to come home and vote on this epic election.
  • Foot Soilder (07/01/2019, 04:47) Like (11) Dislike (4) Reply
    What a great team. Land slide victory at the polls
  • ReX FeRal (07/01/2019, 06:48) Like (2) Dislike (2) Reply
    Judge the VIP when your party is perfect. Seize the time. Change must come.


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