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May 17th, 2023
I have ‘no apologies or regrets’ for aligning with VIP- Hon Lorna G. Smith OBE

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- Deputy Premier and Minister for Financial Services, Labour and Trade Hon Lorna G. Smith, OBE has refuted assertions by radio broadcaster Zan Lewis that she was “pushing a different agenda” during the 2023 elections campaign compared to what she is doing now as a member of government.

May 14th, 2023
VIP pays tribute to late visionary leader H.L. Stoutt on death anniversary

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- Today, May 14, 2023, the Virgin Islands Party (VIP) remembered and paid tribute to the late Honourable H. Lavity Stoutt on the anniversary of his passing.

May 12th, 2023
PHOTOS of the DAY: Power move by Premier Wheatley & Deputy Premier Smith

LONDON, UK- The second consecutive term of a Virgin Islands Party (VIP) Government now headed by Premier and Minister of Finance Dr the Honourable Natalio D. Wheatley (R7) seems to have reached a new high.

May 8th, 2023
VI seniors & children were well in tune to VI elections– Hon Vincent O. Wheatley

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI - Ninth District Representative and Minister for Health and Social Development, Hon Vincent O. Wheatly (R9) has said that throughout the 2023 Elections period, he was surprised at how intuned both seniors and children were to issues in the territory.

April 29th, 2023
Hon Fraser's demands 'were too great' for any party- Premier Wheatley

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI - Virgin Islands (VI) Premier Dr the Hon Natalio D. Wheatley (R7) said ahead of National Democratic Party (NDP) Member Hon Lorna G. Smith, OBE aligning with the Virgin Islands Party (VIP) to form the Government, the party had considered senior legislator Julian Fraser RA (R3) but negotiations fell through over the demands of Hon Fraser.

April 26th, 2023
'Not Lorna Smith!' Skelton-Cline suffers meltdown on live talk show

BAUGHERS BAY, Tortola, VI– Commentator Claude O. Skelton-Cline, while on his live radio show Honestly Speaking, could not contain his disbelief and anger that Honourable Lorna G. Smith, OBE, a National Democratic Party (NDP) At Large Representative, has joined the elected members of the Virgin Islands Party (VIP) to form the next government of the Virgin Islands.

April 25th, 2023
Dr Natalio D. Wheatley-led VI Gov’t to be sworn in this evening April 25, 2023

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI – The new Government of the Virgin Islands (VI) will be sworn in this evening, April 25, 2023, according to a statement by the Party released today, April 25, 2023.

April 25th, 2023
New VI Gov't forms! Lorna G. Smith now in VIP's corner!

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- Senior sources within the Virgin Islands Party (VIP) have told our news centre a deal has been struck for the formation of the new Government of the Virgin Islands.

April 24th, 2023
2023 Elections Result: VIP wins 6 seats but VI will have a coalition Gov't

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- The Virgin Islands is looking at a possible coalition government, after the results of the general elections on Monday, April 24, 2023, saw no clear winner.

April 24th, 2023
VIP & NDP wrap up political campaign with motorcades

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- One the eve of Election Day in the Virgin Islands, two of the major political parties, the National Democratic Party (NDP) and the Virgin Islands Party (VIP) wrapped up their campaign with separate motorcades on Sunday, April 23, 2023.

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