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May 9th, 2023
‘I don’t see her as a traitor’- Maris Hodge-Wright on Hon Lorna G. Smith

BAUGHERS BAY, Tortola, VI- While some in the Virgin Islands are openly against the decision made by now Deputy Premier Honourable Lorna G. Smith, OBE, to align herself with the Virgin Islands Party (VIP) to form the new government, others are happy with her decision and are embracing the new Government.

April 27th, 2023
UPDATE: Opposition Leader Hon Ronnie W. Skelton sworn in

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- Opposition Leader and Chairman of Progressive Virgin Islands Movement (PVIM) Honourable Ronnie W. Skelton (AL) has been sworn in.

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
Hon Smith 'stepped up to the plate when the country needed her'- Premier Wheatley

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- “Had we not formed the government we would have faced a crisis and the governor would have had to step in and either appoint a premier and a government, which I don’t think anyone really wants to happen.

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 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.

January 14th, 2023
Premier Wheatley off to UK for high-level meetings; Hon Rymer now Acting Premier

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI - Premier and Minister of Finance Dr. the Honourable Natalio D. Wheatley (R7) is off to London as part of a delegation for high-level talks from 14 – 22 January 2023, and as such, Deputy Premier and Minister for Communications and Work Hon Kye M. Rymer (R2) is now Acting Premier.

November 29th, 2022
Today, Nov 29, 2022 is Budget Day; Finance Minister Wheatley’s first Budget

DUFF'S BOTTOM, Tortola, VI- It was in May of this year that Dr the Honourable Natalio D. Wheatley (R7) became Premier and Minister of Finance in a coalition regime of three political parties. Today, November 29, 2022, Dr Wheatley will deliver his first Budget Address.

July 14th, 2022
‘I surely hope the coalition lasts even beyond next election’- Premier Wheatley

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI– Leader of the Government of National Unity, Premier and Minister of Finance Dr the Hon Natalio D. Wheatley (R7) says he hopes the coalition government lives beyond the next general elections constitutionally due by May 2023.

June 16th, 2022
Hon Malone takes place alongside Hon Fraser in HoA

DUFF’S BOTTOM, Tortola, VI- A day after announcing his departure from the Government of National Unity to join Her Majesty’s Loyal Opposition, former Health Minister Hon Carvin Malone (AL) took his place alongside Opposition Leader Hon Julian Fraser RA in the House of Assembly (HoA) today, June 16, 2022.

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