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June 28th, 2013
Consider a black governor for the VI – Resident

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI – One resident has concluded that the position of Governor in the Virgin Islands either has to be seen as having a stigma attached or possessing some element of racism.

June 18th, 2013
Controversial Gov. McCleary begs to stay another year!

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- The controversial United Kingdom appointed Governor, William B. McCleary, has requested and was granted another year’s stay in the Virgin Islands.

May 28th, 2013
Are residents’ phones being tapped? Is VI now a Police state?

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- With such a small community and many concluding already that there is nothing confidential in the Virgin Islands, there remain questions and concerns over police power and whether residents’ phones, both land-line and cellular, are being tapped or ‘bugged’ by the state.

May 1st, 2013
VI urged to wake up & face issues of 'colonial status'

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI -While the importance of the issues being addressed at the level of the House of Assembly, the issues surrounding the recent leaks within the financial services sector and the new face it has put on the Virgin Islands, the state of health care services and the others in the bundle, it is also the expressed opinion that time should be exhorted in addressing other issues including that of the country’s status as a UK Overseas Territory.

April 23rd, 2013
To all the Sista Joyce/s & Brudda Bob/s

By Alred C. Frett

Selling out People & Lands for NHI Scams:

Recently whenever we say things can get no worse we see they actually do so when I ask if the Ship is sinking many are quick to say it sank already but instead of manning the pumps Leaders would rather deny Reality even if they too die in the process… This may explain why some are so annoyed with us for saving our People from a man-made National Health Scheme disaster.

April 16th, 2013
Rotary Sunrise donates $$ to local museum

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI - The Old Government House Museum was on the receiving end today April 16, 2013 when the Rotary Sunrise Club of Tortola donated $2,000 towards its upkeep.

April 15th, 2013
Where is Gov. McCleary?

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI – Commentators are contending that a lack of reaction on the part of United Kingdom (UK) appointed Governor William Boyd McCleary and UK Prime Minister David Cameron to the offshore financial information ‘leak’ fiasco is costing the Virgin Islands (VI) money.

March 4th, 2013
UPDATE: Under pressure Governor appoints Ishmael Scatliffe to PSC

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- After almost four months of resistance and close to violation of the Virgin Islands Constitutional Order and under pressure from the Leader of the Opposition Ralph T. O’Neal OBE, the United Kingdom appointed Governor William B. McCleary has complied and appointed businessman and Virgin Islander Ishmael Scatliffe as a member of the Public Service Commission (PSC).

February 15th, 2013
Turks and Caicos Premier Asks UK to Recall Governor, Attorney General

By Alexander Britell

Turks and Caicos Premier Dr Rufus Ewing has asked the United Kingdom to recall Governor Ric Todd, Attorney General Huw Shepheard and CFO Hugh McGarel Groves from office.

February 1st, 2013
’I am not a racist’- Gov. McCleary tells talk show host!

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- After months of coming under attack by many civil servants, the legal fraternity, the media and many quiet whisperers in the community, the United Kingdom appointed Governor William B. McCleary has broken his silence.



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