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July 17th, 2019
What powers are behind 'reckless' actions of Hon Vanterpool?- Claude O. Skelton-Cline

BAUGHERS BAY, Tortola, VI – ZBVI 780 AM ‘Honestly Speaking’ radio commentator, Mr Claude O. Skelton-Cline says it is concerning and reckless the ‘dramatic’ actions of Honourable Mark H. Vanterpool (R4) as a newly sworn-in Fourth District Representative yesterday, July 16, 2019, in the compound of Virgin Islands (VI) House of Assembly (HoA).

July 14th, 2019
‘VI need not wait on UK to determine future’- Skelton-Cline

BAUGHERS BAY, Tortola, VI – As British Overseas Territories (OTs) seek greater autonomy to govern their own affairs independent of United Kingdom (UK) interference, outspoken ZBVI radio host and man of the cloth, Mr Claude O. Skelton-Cline is imploring leaders of the Virgin Islands (VI) to start thinking now about the way forward regarding self-governance.

July 10th, 2019
Smell & taste; It is ok to buy expired foods - Donald E. de Castro

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI – Former ’Straight Talk’ radio host and social commentator, Mr Donald E. de Castro has again raised concerns over the amount of global food wastage, including in the Virgin Islands (VI), and has proposed that Virgin Islanders buy more expired goods.

July 4th, 2019
Territory Day ‘can’t just be a day off’ – Claude O. Skelton-Cline

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- Noting that there were no more than 300 persons in attendance at the Monday July 1, 2019 Territory Day event held on the lawns of Central Administration Complex, a local commentator has admonished persons to show more respect for the territory’s history by attending the occasion before taking time out to relax or going to the beach on the holiday.

June 22nd, 2019
‘Sometimes I let people go with a warning’ – Super Cop

BAUGHERS Bay, Tortola, VI – Admitting that he has heard several cases of complaints against him regarding police harassment in the Virgin Islands (VI), Office Glen Callwood aka ‘Super Cop,’ has lashed backed at complainants noting that often, persons are not even aware that they are breaking the laws.

June 21st, 2019
‘Historic Buju concert a success’ – KT Productions

BAUGHERS BAY, Tortola, VI – Even as some patrons of the Mark A. Myrie aka ‘Buju Banton’ Long Walk to Freedom Concert at Festival Grounds, Tortola, on June 15, 2019, complained of disappointment and large crowds, Chief Organiser of the event Kenny Thompson aka ‘Kenny’ has called the historic concert a success.

June 20th, 2019
‘Parking fines need to increase’ – Officer Glen Callwood

BAUGHERS BAY, Tortola, VI – While admitting that the territory could use a few more traffic signs to help drivers traverse the roadways in the Virgin Islands (VI), Royal Virgin Islands Police Force (RVIPF) Officer, Mr Glen Callwood aka ‘SuperCop’ is of the view that local parking fines are too low.

June 12th, 2019
‘Vanterpool should be paid as D4 Representative-elect' - Skelton-Cline

BAUGHERS BAY, Tortola, VI – Social Commentator Mr Claude O. Skelton-Cline says Fourth District (D4) Representative-Elect, Mr Mark H. Vanterpool should be compensated as per recommendations in the Virgin Islands (VI) Constitution 2007, in spite of him not being sworn-in as a Member of the Virgin Islands (VI) House of Assembly (HoA).

June 2nd, 2019
Premier sets Sunday national address on Immigration & labour

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI – After taking to the public airways last evening Saturday, June 1, 2019, to explain the amendments to the bill entitled Immigration and Passport (Amendment) Act 2019, Premier and Minister of Finance Premier, Hon Andrew A. Fahie (R1) will deliver a national address today, Sunday, June 2, 2019, at 5pm.

May 30th, 2019
Gov’t looking into cryptocurrency & tourism to boost economy

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI – With just over three months at the helm of Government, Premier and Minister of Finance, Hon Andrew A. Fahie (R1) says the Virgin Islands Party (VIP) has been charting a good course for where they want the territory to go, however, with that, he noted that the administration has noticed an attack on the Virgin Islands (VI) financial services sector from an international perspective.

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