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July 8th, 2020
Too many press conferences from unelected Governor- Skelton-Cline

BAUGHERS BAY, Tortola, VI - Saying it is concerning the number of press conferences the current Governor H.E. Augustus J.U. Jaspert is having, commentator Mr Claude O. Skelton-Cline has pointed out that previous Governors serving in the Virgin Islands have never injected themselves into public life and politics to the extent of Mr Jaspert.

July 1st, 2020
Dr Pickering implicates NDP Cabinet in BVI Airways scandal

BAUGHERS BAY, Tortola, VI - While clearing his name from any direct dealings with BVI Airways Project and its missing $7.2M funds, Deputy Premier under the previous National Democratic Party (NDP) Government, Dr Kedrick D. Pickering has come out in defence of the former Financial Secretary, Mr Neil M. Smith against allegations he facilitated fraud, adding that Mr Smith's decisions would have been influenced by the then finance minister and Cabinet.

June 30th, 2020
'Completely false!'- Governor denies probing Skelton-Cline's Gov't contract

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI - Governor of the Virgin Islands (VI), His Excellency, Augustus J.U. Jaspert has denied allegations he is probing the Government contracts issued to outspoken radio commentator Mr Claude O. Skelton-Cline, with the aim of silencing him.

June 26th, 2020
'I will not be bullied!' Skelton-Cline accuses Governor of probing his Gov't contract

BAUGHERS BAY, Tortola, VI - In explosive allegation towards a Sitting Governor from a private citizen, outspoken ZBVI 780 AM 'Honestly Speaking' radio host, Mr Claude O. Skelton-Cline has accused H.E. Augustus J.U. Jaspert of investigating him and his consultancy contract with the aim of silencing him.

June 19th, 2020
VI's whites must 'lend voices' against racial injustice- Skelton-Cline

BAUGHERS BAY, Tortola, VI - Outspoken 'Honestly Speaking' radio moderator, Mr Claude O. Skelton-Cline has called on all 'Whites' living in the Virgin Islands (VI) to stand up against racism and lend their voices to the fight if serious change must come.

June 18th, 2020
Free speech under threat with calls to ‘put VINO out of business’- Cromwell Smith

BAUGHERS BAY, Tortola, VI – Lambasting persons who have been advocating for the boycott of Virgin Islands News Online (VINO) over a cartoon published on Monday, May 15, 2020, ‘Umoja’ radio show host Cromwell Smith aka ‘Edju Enka’ says their action is now putting freedom of speech under threat in the Virgin Islands.

June 17th, 2020
VINO's Cartoon 'a representation of what I see'- Skelton-Cline

BAUGHERS BAY, Tortola, VI - Man of the Cloth and ZBVI 'Honestly Speaking' radio moderator Claude O. Skelton-Cline has broken his silence regarding a Monday, June 15, 2020, cartoon published by Virgin Islands News Online (VINO) that ties directly into social commentary made by him on the Tuesday, June 9, 2020, edition of his popular radio show.

June 13th, 2020
UK & Governor have 'knees on VI's collective neck'- Skelton-Cline

BAUGHERS BAY, Tortola, VI - Calling on all Virgin Islanders to get on the bandwagon and fight against injustices faced by people of colour following the George P. Floyd Jr killing in the USA, ZBVI 780am radio Moderator, Claude O. Skelton-Cline said closer to home, the United Kingdom and Governor Augustus J. U. Jaspert have their 'knees on VI's collective neck.'

June 10th, 2020
'Ask yourself why we never had a black Governor here' - Skelton-Cline

BAUGHERS BAY, Tortola, VI - On the heels of the George P. Floyd Jr killing, which sparked widespread civil unrest in the United States and around the world, Honestly Speaking moderator and social commentator, Claude O. Skelton-Cline said the remnants of institutional racism and colonial powers against people of colour are still present in the Virgin Islands (VI), starting with the Governor's Office.

June 7th, 2020
Skelton-Cline blasts BVIEC over ‘heartless’ bill amnesty policy

BAUGHERS BAY, Tortola, VI – The Board of Directors and Management of BVI Electricity Corporation (BVIEC) has been put on blast over a policy that all bills up to April 2020 must be paid before a government-backed 3-month amnesty is granted.

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