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April 27th, 2023
‘The rug was pulled from under us’- Hon Ronnie W. Skelton

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI– Opposition Members across the Progressive Virgin Islands Movement (PVIM), National Democratic Party (NDP) and Progressives United (PU) have claimed they were blindsided by Hon Lorna G. Smith, OBE (AL) who defected from the NDP and formed a Government with the Virgin Islands Party (VIP) on April 25, 2023.

April 27th, 2023
NDP taking steps to remove Hon Lorna G. Smith from party

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI – Chairman of the National Democratic Party (NDP) Hon Marlon A. Penn (R8) has indicated that now Deputy Premier, Hon Lorna G. Smith, OBE will be removed from the NDP as a member, after she defected to form the Government with the Virgin Islands Party (VIP).

April 25th, 2023
Dr The Hon Natalio D. Wheatley sworn in as Premier; Hon Lorna G. Smith as Deputy

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI– In a short ceremony tonight, April 25, 2023, returning Legislator Dr the Hon Natalio D. Wheatley (R7) took the Oath of Office to become Premier of the Virgin Islands for the second time and newly elected At Large Representative Mrs Lorna G. Smith OBE as Deputy Premier.

April 22nd, 2023
A time for unity in D6? Hon Maduro-Caines & Walwyn join forces

BAUGHERS BAY, Tortola, VI - In a district where there is an all-out war on the incumbent Hon Alvera Maduro-Caines (R6) by her controversial opponent Mr Myron V. Walwyn, the two have come together today Saturday 22, April 2023 on a community project.

April 22nd, 2023
'Didn't my people before me slave for this country?' - Bob Marley

Thomas C. Famous

By the time you are reading this, advance polls would have been cast by nearly 2,000 eligible voters in the Virgin Islands. That would be inclusive of some of the 688 persons who had their “Belonger Status” verified via a special sitting of the House of Assembly on Monday, April 17th.

April 22nd, 2023
No campaigning, restricted alcohol sale on Elections Day– Elections Act

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI – Candidates contesting the 2023 General Elections in Virgin Islands (VI) are being notified that there is to be no campaigning on Election Day, April 24, 2023, as specified under the Elections Act.

April 22nd, 2023
Politics is science, even in the Virgin Islands

Dickson C. Igwe

The Virgin Islands possesses its own unique political ecosystem. These paradise islands are a difficult place to predict political outcomes successfully.

April 21st, 2023
‘I gave up the Ministry to allow Unity Gov’t to function’– Hon Vincent O. Wheatley

BAUGHERS BAY, Tortola, VI– Ninth District Representative and former Minister for Natural Resources, Labour and Immigration, Hon Vincent O. Wheatley has indicated, contrary to speculations, he voluntarily gave up his position as Minister to allow the Unity Government to form in May 2022.

April 20th, 2023
‘BVI Love’ slogan was insincere & a political gimmick – Hon Flax-Charles

BAUGHERS BAY, Tortola, VI – Territorial At Large Member in the Virgin Islands (VI) House of Assembly (HoA) and Ninth District Candidate under the Progressive Virgin Islands Movement (PVIM) Hon Shereen D. Flax-Charles has called the ‘BVI Love’ tourism slogan a political gimmick when it came out under the Virgin Islands Party (VIP) Government in 2020.

April 20th, 2023
‘Alvera has whopped past D6 male candidates & 2023 will be no different’- Skelton-Cline

BAUGHERS BAY, Tortola, VI- After being rejected by the electorate in 2019 as an At Large candidate but is now seeking to re-enter political office as a District candidate, the controversial former legislator Myron V. Walwyn has been aggressively campaigning in the Sixth District and lambasting the current Representative Hon Alvera Maduro-Caines at every turn; however, clergyman and talk show host, Claude O. Skelton-Cline believes Hon Maduro-Caines will prevail at the polls.


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