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October 2nd, 2020
Virgin Islanders continue to lose property in COVID-19 era – Skelton-Cline

BAUGHERS BAY, Tortola, VI – Commentator Claude O. Skelton-Cline says it remains concerning that Virgin Islanders are losing property as a result of financial difficulties in the COVID-19 era.

September 30th, 2020
‘Could you imagine a street in London called Holocaust Highway?’ – Hon Flax-Charles

DUFFS BOTTOM, Tortola, VI - Some three weeks after outgoing Governor of the Virgin Islands (VI) Mr Augustus J.U. Jaspert irked Virgin Islanders of African ancestry when he said relics of slavery should remain in the VI, one legislator has finally broken the silence of the House of Assembly (HoA) on the matter.

September 28th, 2020
Cannabis Act: Governor has thrown out entire process of legislation - Skelton-Cline

BAUGHERS BAY, Tortola, VI - Although the VI 'Medicinal Cannabis Licensing Act, 2020' was passed with amendments since June 30, 2020, in the Virgin Islands House of Assembly (HoA), the bill is yet to become law until it is assented to by the Governor of the Virgin Islands (VI).

September 24th, 2020
'You can't allow people to come into your country & disrespect you’- Skelton-Cline

BAUGHERS BAY, Tortola, VI – ‘Honestly Speaking’ radio host Mr Claude O. Skelton-Cline, in reiterating calls for the Governor Augustus J.U. Jaspert to apologise for statements made about slavery reparations, has urged Virgin Islanders to not allow disrespect from outsiders.

September 21st, 2020
Governor's statement on slavery reparations ‘derogatory’- Elroy A. Turnbull

BAUGHERS BAY, Tortola, VI - Calling the Governor of the Virgin Islands (VI), H.E. Augustus J.U. Jaspert, a pawn and messenger of policies of the United Kingdom (UK) Government, former educator Elroy A. Turnbull has labelled the Governor’s recent statements of slavery reparations for the Territory as derogatory.

September 19th, 2020
Skelton-Cline calls out ‘VINO Boycotters’ for silence over Gov’s reparation statement

BAUGHERS BAY, Tortola, VI - Honestly Speaking radio moderator, Mr Claude O. Skelton-Cline has called out the hypocrisy of those who were quick to condemn and harass businesses to boycott Virgin Islands News Online (VINO) over a cartoon, yet remain silent over comments from a sitting Governor that the United Kingdom does not intend to pay slavery reparations to the Virgin Islands (VI).

September 17th, 2020
Skelton-Cline vows to hold Gov't accountable despite consultancy contracts

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI - Affirming his commitment and support for the Premier Andrew A. Fahie (R1) administration, Government Consultant and Honestly Speaking radio moderator, Mr Claude O. Skelton-Cline has indicated he will, nevertheless, continue to hold the Government of the Virgin Islands accountable.

September 16th, 2020
Julio S. Henry blasts Governor for delaying Cannabis Act

BAUGHERS BAY, Tortola, VI – Social Commentator and former talk show host, Julio S. Henry aka ‘Sam’ has chastised the current Virgin Islands Constitution Order 2007 for what he underscored as empowering of Governor Augustus J.U. Jaspert to have the final say on affairs in the Territory, including bills passed in the House.

September 14th, 2020
Gov’s reparation comment ‘cannot be swept under the rug’ - Skelton-Cline

BAUGHERS BAY, Tortola, VI – Pastor and ZBVI Radio moderator, Mr Claude O. Skelton-Cline has reiterated his call for Governor of the Virgin Islands (VI) His Excellency Augustus J.U. Jaspert to apologise to the people of the Territory over his comments that, as a position of the United Kingdom (UK), the VI has no reparations to get for acts of slavery.

September 10th, 2020
Pastor urges religious leaders to condemn ‘reparation’ comments by Gov Jaspert

BAUGHERS BAY, Tortola, VI – Honestly Speaking radio moderator and pastor, Mr Claude O. Skelton-Cline has urged local religious leaders to speak out against the Governor of the Virgin Islands (VI), Mr Augustus J.U. Jaspert, for his recent comments about reparations for slavery that have sparked outrage.

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