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February 12th, 2019
‘Don’t waste your time & put the NDP back’ – Hon Julian Fraser RA

SEA COWS BAY, Tortola, VI – Chairman of the Progressives United (PU) party, Hon Julian Fraser RA, who is also the current third district representative, says the Hon Myron V. Walwyn (AL) led National Democratic Party (NDP 1) party has nothing to offer the people of the Virgin Islands (VI) and it will be a complete waste of time to vote them back in.

February 11th, 2019
Black History Month, Local Elections & Valid Opposition

By Alfred C. Frett

Black History Month and the Making of Elections:
We are almost midway in Black History Month – The shortest and most unstable month with the habit of changing every four years… Nonetheless, many are finally recognizing our old History as a bunch of lies forced on us and harder to correct as time goes by… ‘Piss-torians’ and bad leaders have knowingly ensnared us with their self-interest fables; designed to have us hate one another.

February 11th, 2019
Small SUV overturns @ Joes Hill

JOES HILL, Tortola, VI – Sometime around 1:00pm, today Monday, February 11, 2019, a Small SUV overturned on the Joes hill road.

February 11th, 2019
VIP’s Vincent O. Wheatley puts home & land ownership into focus

NORTH SOUND, Virgin Gorda, VI – Virgin Islands Party (VIP) candidate for the ninth electoral district, Mr Vincent O. Wheatley, is putting home and land ownership into focus as he launched his campaign for the 2019 General Elections in the Virgin Islands (VI).

February 10th, 2019
VIP’s At-Large slate zoom in on bettering VI’s future

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI – As the race to the February 25, 2019, General Elections date draws closer, the Hon Andrew A. Fahie (R1) led Virgin Islands Party (VIP) launched its four At-Large Candidates in grand style, each promising change and new hope if elected to the Virgin Islands (VI) House of Assembly (HoA).

February 10th, 2019
Fire engulfs small truck on East End; No reported injuries

EAST END, Tortola, VI – Sometime just before 12:00 am, last evening Saturday, February 9, 2019, a vehicle on the eastern end of Tortola caught fire.

February 9th, 2019
After 8 years of promises, still no updated Liquor License Law

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI - In 2003-2007 when the National Democratic Party (NDP) first came to power, they promised the people of the Virgin Islands (VI), revised and modernised Liquor License rules in what they described then as the ‘State of the Territory Address.’

February 9th, 2019
USVI Accident Leaves Two Dead

VI CONSORTIUM

ST. CROIX, USVI — A vehicular accident on Rattan Road late Friday night, February 8, 2019, left two men dead, emergency responders on the scene have confirmed. The incident, which occurred after the 11:00 p.m. hour, included a Jeep Wrangler and a 90s Ford Explorer.

February 9th, 2019
Who is greater, God or Satan?

By Lorna M. George

It was Dr Martin Luther King Jr. an American Icon who said, “The ultimate measure of a man is not where he stands in moments of comfort and convenience, but where he stands at time of controversy”.

February 9th, 2019
Virgin Islands politics and the fog of BREXIT

By Dickson C. Igwe

Brexit presents a dilemma for Virgin Islands politics during a month of General Elections. How does Brexit affect the Virgin Islands? Will Brexit happen? And if Brexit takes place will Brexit be sustainable in an ageing Britain that is changing demographically?

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