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February 16th, 2023
Hon Flax-Charles likens exiting VIP to ending a ‘bad marriage’

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- Junior Minister for Trade, Economic Development, Agriculture and Fisheries Hon Shereen D. Flax-Charles (AL) has further broken her silence as it relates to exiting the Virgin Islands Party (VIP). Her resignation came days after she was rejected as a returning At-Large candidate at the VIP Congress Elections on February 4, 2023, due to 'incomplete' paperwork.

February 12th, 2023
Hon Shereen D. Flax-Charles resigns from Virgin Islands Party

VALLEY, Virgin Gorda, VI- Outspoken legislator and Junior Minister for Trade, Economic Development, Agriculture and Fisheries Hon Shereen D. Flax-Charles (AL) has announced her resignation from the Virgin Islands Party (VIP).

February 8th, 2023
2023 Polls: 'We haven't decided on an exact date as yet'– Premier Wheatley

POCKWOOD POND, Tortola, VI - Premier and Minister of Finance, Dr the Hon Natalio D. Wheatley (R7) says while the 2023 General Election is confirmed to be happening in the Virgin Islands, the exact polling day is yet to be decided.

February 2nd, 2023
UPDATE: Hon Malone crosses floor ‘after careful consideration & consultation'

DUFF’S BOTTOM, Tortola, VI- Former Minister for Health and Social Development Hon Carvin Malone (AL) has said he decided to return to the Unity Government side in the House of Assembly after careful consideration and consultation.

February 2nd, 2023
L. Allen Wheatley to contest D8 with VIP

EAST END, Tortola, VI- While many are still wondering whether there will be a 2023 general election in the Territory, the Virgin Islands Party (VIP), one of three political parties in the coalition government, is quietly amassing its slate of 13 candidates.

January 7th, 2023
‘We are not going to have early elections’ in VI- Premier Wheatley

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI - Electorates of the Virgin Islands are being assured that General Elections will not be called before May of 2023, as Premier and Minister of Finance, Dr the Honourable Natalio D. Wheatley (R7) say the Government of National Unity intends to complete its full four (4) year term.

December 5th, 2022
Dr Karl Dawson tipped to represent D1 in 2023 general elections with VIP

WEST END, Tortola, VI- Word reaching our news centre from sources within the Virgin Islands Party (VIP), a part of the coalition Government, is that the VIP First District Committee has endorsed educator Dr Karl Dawson to be their standard bearer.

September 28th, 2022
‘I do not believe’ VIP or NDP will win next general elections- Skelton-Cline

BAUGHERS BAY, Tortola, VI- Noting that he believes the next 13 elected officials need to be specifically handpicked by the people of the Virgin Islands, commentator Mr Claude O. Skelton-Cline has also opined that neither the Virgin Islands Party (VIP) nor the National Democratic Party (NDP) will win the 2023 general elections.

March 5th, 2022
VIP to hold rally celebrating 3 years in office & party's 51st anniversary

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI - The Territory’s oldest active political party will hold a rally this evening Saturday, March 5, 2022, at 8:00 PM at the bandstand in Road Town, the capital city on the main island of Tortola.

March 4th, 2022
Gov’t 'worked hard' to deliver on promises despite COVID-19, CoI setbacks– Premier

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI – Virgin Islands Premier and Minister of Finance, Hon Andrew A. Fahie (R1) has reiterated that his Virgin Islands Party Government (VIP) has worked to deliver on its 2019 election campaign promises, despite the challenges created by COVID-19 pandemic and the United Kingdom-sponsored Commission of Inquiry (CoI) over the past year.

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