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May 7th, 2014
Hon. Ralph T. O’Neal OBE will not seek reelection!

VALLEY, Virgin Gorda, VI - In a history making decision that has sent shock waves throughout the political class both locally and regionally the Virgin Islands’ first Premier and longest serving elected Member of Parliament in the English speaking Caribbean Honourable Ralph Telford O’Neal OBE has called it quits.

May 1st, 2014
Exclusive: Fraser confident ahead of May 28 VIP elections

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI – “It is my intention to win and that is the only reason I would accept the nomination,” said senior member of the Virgin Islands Party Hon Julian Fraser RA (R3) on his intention to run for the office of Chairman of the party when it holds internal elections on May 28, 2014.

March 31st, 2014
Hon Fraser throws hat into ring for VIP Chairman

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI – Further to the recent announcement by Leader of the Virgin Islands Party (VIP) Hon Ralph T. O’Neal, OBE that the party will on April 23, 2014 hold a congress meeting to have internal elections, seasoned member of the party, Hon Julian Fraser RA (R3) has told Virgin Islands News Online that he intends to accept a nomination for the position of VIP Chairman should one be put forward in his favour.

May 10th, 2013
BVICCHA responds to Platinum News article on Chairman’s statements

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI – The BVI Chamber of Commerce and Hotel Association (BVICCHA) has issued a statement that distances itself from remarks made by attorney at law and Chairman of the BVICCHA, Jamal S. Smith recently in relation to the cruise pier project.

June 19th, 2012
New designs for Territorial dress to be ready for tomorrow – Hon. Walwyn

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI – He was praised for not being a politician to take the attitude of “it’s either my way or the highway”, and in doing so the Territory’s Culture Minister after some pondering has asked the Territorial Dress Committee and the two designers to come up with a dress “that is more acceptable” to the public.

February 6th, 2012
Clarence Faulkner Jr. to be named chairman of NBVI Board

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI - Information reaching the Virgin Islands News Online from it's well placed sources within the ruling National Democratic Party (NDP) is that Clarence Faulkner Jr., the former Investment Manager of the Virgin Islands Social Security Board (SSB) was approved by the Dr. Orlando Smith Cabinet to be the new Chairman of the National Bank of the Virgin Islands’ Board.

December 29th, 2011
Don’t wait on carriers to bring technology to us- Hon. Fraser

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- Former Minister for Communications and Works Hon. Julian Fraser, RA, in giving his words of support in the House of Assembly on December 21, 2011 to the appointment of Ayana Hull-Braithwaite as the Chairman of the Telecommunications Regulations Commission (TRC), warned that the TRC should not wait for the carriers to bring the technology to the Virgin Islands but that the TRC should always have a keen knowledge of what technology exists and let the carriers know that they are needed

December 22nd, 2011
HOA approves Ayana Hull-Brathwaite as new TRC chairman

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- The Second House of Assembly (HOA) has approved the appointment of Attorney At Law Ayana Hull-Braithwaite as Chairman of the Telecommunications Regulatory Commission (TRC) in the Virgin Islands for a period of three (3) years with effect from December 15, 2011.

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