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August 14th, 2015
‘We have lost the reason for the season’ – Cromwell Smith

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI - Radio talk show host Cromwell Smith aka Edju En Ka on his Umoja talk show last evening August 13, 2015 suggested that the territory seems to have lost the reason for the season when it comes to the Emancipation celebrations.

April 12th, 2015
Are some people in the VI starving?

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- A caller to the radio show Umoja aired on ZVI 780AM on Thursday April 9, 2015 lamented on how some people in the Virgin Islands have been finding it very difficult to make ends meet due to the state of the economy and the high bills, especially medical bills, they are faced with while languishing at the minimum wage level.

September 28th, 2013
No need for Kentucky when we have Scato's! - resident

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI – One resident has come out in stern defiance of the argument that foreign companies should be allowed entry into the local environment and stated that things can be done locally if needed.

September 27th, 2013
Better regulation needed in trade & consumer affairs - Commentators

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI – Citing complaints over the years by businesses such as retail stores and small business owners among others, commentators have called on government to take a stronger look at trade and consumer affairs within the territory.

September 20th, 2013
Greed driving prices in the VI – resident

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI – One resident believes that much of the factors that help to create prices in the Virgin Islands (VI) are driven by greed.

September 13th, 2013
New Peebles Hospital to be handed over next month – Cromwell Smith

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI – Gushing about the latest installments at the new section of Peebles Hospital, Cromwell Smith aka Edju En Ka expressed that the keys to the long awaited hospital are likely to be handed over by the end of October, 2013.

September 8th, 2013
Locals & Belongers preferred is good policy - N. Wheatley

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI – Commentator Natalio Wheatley aka Sowande Uhuru has argued that globalisation has seen the exploitation of people around the world and noted that the policy of locals or ‘Belongers preferred’, as is done in the Virgin Islands, is a practical policy that also happens all around the world.

September 6th, 2013
Cromwell Smith defends remarks on tension between VIslanders & expats

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI – Commentator Cromwell Smith aka Edju En Ka has come out in defence of comments he made stating that there were existent tensions between Virgin Islanders and expatriates from among the Caribbean and other nationalities here in the Virgin Islands.

August 18th, 2013
Jr Calypso comp.& dramatic plays suggested for VI Festival season

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI – Observers have suggested that dramatic plays among other art forms should be included during the Virgin Islands’ annual Emancipation Festival celebrations, in similar fashion to what had been done during the Festival of Arts held earlier this year.

July 6th, 2013
Stop this ‘I from here’ mentality – resident

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI – One resident is of the belief that Virgin Islanders should be prepared to think internationally and not regionally in consideration of the services that the Territory offers.

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