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October 5th, 2023
Premier tells UN he remains ‘firmly opposed’ to UK Order in Council

NEW YORK, NY, USA- Virgin Islands (VI) Premier and Minister of Finance, Dr the Hon Natalio D. Wheatley (R7) has reiterated calls for the United Kingdom (UK) to remove its 'reserved' Order in Council to suspend the VI’s constitution should the government fail to implement reforms recommended in the Commission of Inquiry (CoI) Report.

September 30th, 2023
Eligible voters told to partake in ongoing voter registration

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI – Despite the next constitutionally due elections being some years away, the Office of the Supervisor of Elections has issued an advice to eligible voters in the Virgin Islands, to register to vote in the ongoing voter registration exercise.

July 13th, 2023
Election observers release 14 recommendations for future VI elections

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI – The Commonwealth Parliamentary Association (CPA) independent election observation mission has published 14 recommendations in their final report on the Virgin Islands (VI) 2023 General Elections, citing concerns over campaign financing and Belongership status among some issues in the Election.

June 22nd, 2023
Ex CoP Michael B. Matthews voted to BVI Red Cross Board

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- Former Commissioner of the Royal Virgin Islands Police Force (RVIPF) Mr Michael B. Matthews, who has since settled in the [British] Virgin Islands, has found himself on the Board of the BVI Red Cross.

May 23rd, 2023
The value of being woke - Progressive & Awake

Alred C. Frett

When Being Wrong Would Make Things Right:

Once we put trust in Leaders, we never want to be wrong, so we tolerate many difficulties before admitting failure… Election is over, but I remain concerned that their view of success is the wholesale ripping off and raping of the People, rather than trying to exhibit the virtue and character needed for saving our Country and rescuing our Children… I have zero trust, but I would much rather be wrong.

May 8th, 2023
Fmr Legislator Shereen D. Flax Charles says D9 Action Group is ‘not anti-Gov't’

VALLEY, Virgin Gorda, VI- Despite leaving the Virgin Islands Party (VIP) as an At-Large Representative weeks before the 2023 General Elections, Former Legislator Shereen D. Flax-Charles who is now leading the charge of the District Nine Action Group has stated that the group is not anti-government.

May 3rd, 2023
Fake election - Another nail in the children’s coffin

Alred C. Frett

Trapped by a Minority of the Majority:

The shouting is over, the numbers have played… Once again, we swung the hammer and placed another nail in the Coffin of the Children … Some ask, ‘What’s next?’ and I don’t need to answer, for my opinions have not changed… We still avoid reality, and it’s unbelievable to hear people claim that the Governor did not want the present Government when all their past actions showed the exact opposite.

May 2nd, 2023
‘Greedy Bill’ can be amended rather than repealed– Hon Julian Fraser RA

FISH BAY, Tortola, VI – Senior Legislator in the Virgin Islands (VI) House of Assembly (HoA) Hon Julian Fraser RA (R3) has called for the ‘Retiring Allowances Legislative Service Amendment Act 2021’, to be amended rather than repealed, given only sections of the law require changes.

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 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).

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