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Don't Let Your Votes Give Credence To Unpopular Policies & Bad Governance- Voters Told

Don't Let Your Votes Give Credence To Unpopular Policies & Bad Governance-…

Residents are being urged not to buy into the snap election strategy being used by the National Democratic Party (NDP) to get back in office. At Large candidate for the Virgin Islands Party (VIP) Mrs. Chairmaine Rosan-Bunbury speaking...

27 May 2015

BVI Native Graduates from Pomfret School in Connecticut

BVI Native Graduates from Pomfret School in Connecticut

The sun was shining brightly, the temperature felt like you could be in the BVI, and excitement was in the air as 110 students looked forward to receiving their high school diploma from Pomfret School on Whitsunday. A...

27 May 2015

United Party Member Ask for Reason for Early Election

United Party Member Ask for Reason for Early Election

On two occasions member of the United Party, Conrad Maduro has called on Premier Dr. the Hon. D. Orlando Smith to explain to the Territory why the decision was taken to call elections before the full completion of the...

27 May 2015

VIP Chair Says Government Campaign Aimed at Him

VIP Chair Says Government Campaign Aimed at Him

Chair of the Virgin Islands Party, Hon. Julian Fraser has claimed that the Governing National Democratic Party (NDP) is centring its campaign on him, and saying various negative things about his leadership. Speaking at the launch of the Virgin...

26 May 2015

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Jeffrey Caines Arena to be Opened Tomorrow

Jeffrey Caines Arena to be Opened Tomorrow

The Jeffery Caines Arena basketball court that is located on Virgin Gorda will be reopened on May 27. The facility which has been redeveloped will be unveiled at an opening ceremony that the public is invited to attend. The announcement was made by Minister for Education and Culture, Hon. Myron... Read more

Foxy’s Hosting Annual Regatta this Weekend

Foxy’s Hosting Annual Regatta this Weekend

  From May 22-24 sailing enthusiasts will be gathering in Jost Van Dyke to participate in Foxy’s 41st Wooden Boat Regatta The event is a collaboration between Foxy’s and the West End Yacht Club. It is a collaboration that spans decades having began in 1974. Over the years,... Read more

Hon. Penn Touts Willard Wheatley School Works

Hon. Penn Touts Willard Wheatley School Works

The upgrading and infrastructural repairs to the Willard Wheatley Primary school was listed as one of the accomplishments of Eighth District Representative, and NDP Candidate, Hon. Marlon Penn. In explaining why that project was important for the District, Hon. Penn said: “In District Eight, the Willard Wheatley... Read more

Water Sports Park For District Six

Water Sports Park For District Six

The Virgin Islands Party (VIP) Sixth District candidate, Mr. Elvis 'Juggy' Harrigan last evening said if elected, the VIP will pursue the construction of a marina and water sports park in Baughers Bay. At his launch in Baughers Bay, across from the location where the park is being proposed... Read more

Take A Look Around, This Is What Real Progress Looks Like- Marlon Penn

Take A Look Around, This Is What Real Progress Looks Like- Marlon Penn

Incumbent Eighth District Representative, Hon. Marlon Penn, asked residents last evening to take a look around and they will see what real progress looks like, citing real people do real things. At his official launch in Parham Town, Penn defended his term in office as a first timer and what... Read more

Two Candidates, Two Visions for Brandywine Bay

Two Candidates, Two Visions for Brandywine Bay

Both the incumbent Seventh District Representative, Dr. the Hon. Kedrick Pickering and the aspiring Seventh District Representative, Mrs. Oleanvine Pickering-Maynard appears to agree that the Brandywine Bay area is ripe for possibilities; and as such both seem to have plans to improve the vicinity. Both visions include... Read more

Minister Walwyn Launches App

Minister Walwyn Launches App

  Minister for Education and Culture, Hon. Myron Walwyn announced that there is an app that residents can use to keep abreast with his campaign! Hon. Walwyn made the announcement on May 20 via Facebook. In announcing this trend-setting move, Hon. Walwyn declared: “I've decided to take things up... Read more

TWO CHARGED IN JOINT US/VI DRUG INTERDICTION OPERATION

TWO CHARGED IN JOINT US/VI DRUG INTERDICTION OPERATION

  Officers of the Special Investigations Unit charged the two suspects taken into custody Monday following the joint drug interdiction operation between U.S. Customs and Border Protection, the Royal Virgin Islands Police Force and BVI Customs. Oidier Steevenson Triana Gomez, 22, of Venezuela and Julio Leonard Minaya Tejeda,... Read more

No More Handouts -McLloyd Walters

No More Handouts -McLloyd Walters

The Virgin Islands Party (VIP), McLloyd Walters who is contesting District 8 has promised to end the culture of handouts to the youth and take a more concrete approach to youth development. Last evening in Parham Town, at his official launch, he said a crippling issue that... Read more

FAYE REESE-CHARLES: A NEW DAY FOR THE 9TH DISTRICT

FAYE REESE-CHARLES: A NEW DAY FOR THE 9TH DISTRICT

People’s Empowerment Party (PEP) candidate in the Ninth Electoral District Mrs. Faye Reese-Charles has outlined her Sub-Manifesto and vowed to ensure a new day for Anegada and Virgin Gorda residents. Mrs. Reese-Charles, accompanied by her fellow PEP colleagues spoke through launchings, public meetings, interactive discussions, and one on one sessions with... Read more

Tell Them I Have Reached- Pickering-Maynard

Tell Them I Have Reached- Pickering-Maynard

Mrs. Oleanvine Pickering-Maynard, Virgin Islands Party (VIP), candidate for District Seven launched last evening, at the Stickett in  Long Look sending out a warning that she has arrived and is ready to lead the people of that district. She said the district has been neglected for... Read more

Hon. Walwyn: Election is About Territory Not NDP or VIP

Hon. Walwyn: Election is About Territory Not NDP or VIP

Minister for Education and Culture, Hon. Myron Walwn announced that the important point that needs to be clear throughout the campaign-- is that this election is about the Territory; not the parties or candidates. During the National Democratic Party’s At Large launch that was held at the Sir Olva... Read more

U.S. & V.I. LAW ENFORCERS INTERCEPT BOAT; TWO IN CUSTODY, ONE DECEASED

U.S. & V.I. LAW ENFORCERS INTERCEPT BOAT; TWO IN CUSTODY, ONE DECEASED

U.S. Law Enforcement agencies together with local Marine Police and Customs officers were involved in an operation in BVI waters in the early hours of this morning. A quantity of drugs was recovered and two suspects were arrested on suspicion of importation of narcotics and are... Read more

No More Filling Pockets of The 1 %

No More Filling Pockets of The 1 %

A Virgin Islands Party (VIP) government will ensure that Virgin Islanders and residents truly see social and economic benefits from foreign investment, not FDI that fills the pockets of the 1% to the detriment of the 99%. This assurance came from Chairman, Hon. Julian Fraser who was addressing residents... Read more

VIP To Stamp Out Unequal Treatment of Women In The Work Force- Penn-O'Neal

VIP To Stamp Out Unequal Treatment of Women In The Work Force- Penn-O'Neal

If elected to office, the Virgin Islands Party (VIP) will stamp out the unequal treatment of women in employment. Mrs. Irene Penn-O'Neal, VIP At-Large candidate, over the weekend said VIP acknowledges that more has to be done in updating policies, protocol and legislation to ensure that... Read more

Nomination Day Is Next Friday

Nomination Day Is Next Friday

The Deputy Governor's Office announced yesterday afternoon, that His Excellency the Governor Mr. John S. Duncan, OBE has issued the Writs of Election which formally pave the way for the upcoming General Election. The Writs are formal instructions issued by the Governor in accordance with the Elections Act. They... Read more

VIP Engages Community On Party Bus Tour

VIP Engages Community On Party Bus Tour

As the opposition Virgin Islands Party (VIP) prepares to official launch its campaign tomorrow at the Band Stand in Road Town, members took the street last evening to engage residents. The party had a Party Bus Tour from District 6-8. The activities started from Road Town Taxi Stand... Read more

No Retirement --Premier and Minister Vanterpool Address Rumor

No  Retirement --Premier and Minister Vanterpool Address Rumor

Rumors that Premier Dr. the Hon. D. Orlando Smith would be resigning after the June 8 elections were dismissed by the BVI Leader; and Minister for Communications and Works, Hon. Mark Vanterpool during the NDP Second District Candidate’s launch on May 14. Minister Vanterpool announced that he wanted... Read more

Government Signs Metal Removing Contract

Government Signs Metal Removing Contract

Minister for Health and Social Development Hon. Ronnie Skelton announced that Government signed a contract with a company to provide metal removal services. While speaking at campaign launch for the National Democratic Party's First District Candidate, Shaina Smith on May 7, Hon. Skelton mentioned that the contract was part... Read more

Walcott-McMillan Sees District 5 Becoming A City

Walcott-McMillan Sees District 5 Becoming A City

The Fifth District has a lot of potential and will realize those potentials under a Virgin Islands Party (VIP) government, including the possibility of it becoming a city, promised Zoe Walcott-McMillan. Walcott-McMillan, VIP's Fifth District Candidate, said the district is strategically located next to the Territory's capital and... Read more

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Minister Urges Workplace Safety

Minister Urges Workplace Safety

Deputy Premier, and Minister for Natural Resources and Labour, Dr. the Hon. Kedrick Pickering during his remarks at the observance of the International Labour Organisation (ILO) World Day... Read more

Don't Let Your Votes Give Credence To Un…

Don't Let Your Votes Give Credence To Unpopular Policies & Bad Governance- Voters Told

Residents are being urged not to buy into the snap election strategy being used by the National Democratic Party (NDP) to get back in office. At Large candidate... Read more

TWO CHARGED IN JOINT US/VI DRUG INTERDIC…

TWO CHARGED IN JOINT US/VI DRUG INTERDICTION OPERATION

  Officers of the Special Investigations Unit charged the two suspects taken into custody Monday following the joint drug interdiction operation between U.S. Customs and Border Protection, the Royal... Read more

Minister Skelton: NHI Won't Come on Stre…

Minister Skelton: NHI Won't Come on Stream Until September

  The National Health Insurance (NHI) is expected to commence before the end of this year, Minister for Health and Social Development, Hon. Ronnie Skelton announced on Monday night. During the... Read more

Hon. Penn Touts Willard Wheatley School …

Hon. Penn Touts Willard Wheatley School Works

The upgrading and infrastructural repairs to the Willard Wheatley Primary school was listed as one of the accomplishments of Eighth District Representative, and NDP Candidate, Hon. Marlon Penn.... Read more

VI’s Nanjing 2014 athletes announced at …

VI’s Nanjing 2014 athletes announced at Olympic Day celebrations

  The BVI Olympic Committee (BVIOC) announced the 7 athletes who will be representing the Virgin Islands at the Nanjing 2014 Youth Olympic Games in swimming, sailing, and athletics. The... Read more

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