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September 29th, 2021
Getting ready for General Election? Revised Voters’ List published

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- With the Commission of Inquiry (CoI) pounding away at the Virgin Islands (VI) despite the territory experiencing one of the most challenging times in its history, with the coronavirus pandemic coming on the heels of the devastating Hurricane Irma, there has been much-dreaded talk about a possible United Kingdom takeover and even early general election to remove the self-determination-minded Virgin Islands Party (VIP) Government.

August 7th, 2018
Emancipation: For better, not worse and forward, not backward

Alfred C. Frett

Let not haste and waste precipitate our fall: There is a strange feeling in the air as persons ask if we are ready to vote or ready to run and when asked whether we have already entered 2019, their response is that we should be getting ready for another Snap Election.

July 12th, 2017
Is the Virgin Islands in for another snap election?

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- It was June 2015, almost eight months before the election was due, that Premier and Minister of Finance Dr The Honourable D. Orlando Smith (AL) called a snap election, which according to some, caught the Opposition Virgin Islands Party with their 'pants down.'

November 5th, 2015
Belize leader Dean Barrow wins third term in snap election


Belize's Prime Minister Dean Barrow has won an unprecedented third consecutive term in office in snap elections in the small Central American nation.

September 15th, 2015
Remorse is not the same as sorry – we need corrections

Alred C. Frett

Truth for the… Saturdays 6pm – 7pm on ZROD 103.7FM & ZVCR 106.9FM

You may have applauded me for getting an apology on your behalf but this is premature for while being sorry for making honest mistakes may be admirable, saying Sorry for being caught doing willful wrongs is simply Remorse, which is a form of hypocrisy often used to fool and pacify others while still intent on doing wrong – Actions that speak louder than words will show real change.

June 15th, 2015
Sounds of doom or echoes of reality?

By Alred 'AC' Frett

It seems like a lifetime since the Snap Election passed and the experiment was concluded but when asked about projected benefits even Supporters admit, except for legitimizing Government’s Powers of abuse and injustice, nothing was changed in the People’s Interest – The Hardships and Pains of Yesterday will likely increase Tomorrow from the Whips we provided to beat ourselves.

May 21st, 2015
Hon Fahie knocks NDP culture of 'cha-ching'

BAUGHERS BAY, Tortola, VI – Senior member of the Virgin Islands Party (VIP) and First District candidate Honourable Andrew A. Fahie continues to ponder why the Government has called a snap election but said that he wasn’t worried.

April 7th, 2015
Will there ever be 'time to give our children a chance?'

By Alred C. Frett

Why Snap Election & Why be an At-Large Candidate??

Election Selection is in overdrive based on a fear that Government will call a Snap Election long before its time… If this is so, we must realise that there are only two reasons why Governments call Snap Elections - #1 Because they know they are doing wrong, plan to do more wrong and wish to cover it up, or, #2 They regard the Opposition as being ineffective and too weak to win at that time.

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