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August 27th, 2016
Online stores will hurt economy; kill small businesses- John Samuel

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- A clarion call has been made to local consumers, Government and the private sector to have a dialogue on the "very serious" issue of online stores like Amazon competing with local stores.

August 12th, 2016
Cromwell Smith mulls lacklustre support of VI Festival

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- A local talk show host is trying to get to the bottom of the problem of poor participation by many sections of the territory towards the just concluded Virgin Islands Emancipation Festival.

August 21st, 2015
Persons have no confidence in local doctors – Radio talk show caller

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI – In another programme reaching out to the general public with information and fielding questions as it relates to the controversial National Health Insurance (NHI) scheme set to get in full swing come January 1, 2016, the NHI team was told that persons are not comfortable with seeing local doctors due to confidentiality issues, which is why they would prefer to seek medical assistance outside of the territory.

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.


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