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October 19th, 2020
Commentator heightens call for deportation of expats involved in human smuggling

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI – Radio moderator, Claude O. Skelton-Cline has reiterated calls for the deportation of expatriates involved in human smuggling activities linked to an August spike in COVID-19 cases in the Virgin Islands.

October 15th, 2020
VI needs referendum on independence- Rajah A. Smith

BAUGHERS BAY, Tortola, VI - Businessman and Progressive United (PU) At-Large Candidate in the 2019 General Elections in the Virgin Islands, Mr Rajah A. Smith says a referendum is needed before the territory embarks on any journey towards independence from the United Kingdom.

October 14th, 2020
Legislation in works to restrict old vehicle importation- Hon Kye M. Rymer

BAUGHERS BAY, Tortola, VI – Minister for Transportation, Works and Utilities, Hon Kye M. Rymer (R5) say the Government is working to restrict the importation of 8-10-year-old vehicles as a mechanism to stop the accumulation of derelict vehicles in the territory.

October 12th, 2020
Karia J. Christopher jokes it was a 'mistake' to reveal intentions to enter politics

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI – Several months after ‘Real Talk’ host Mrs Karia J. Christopher said she had her eyes set on the Virgin Islands (VI) political space, the talk show host has related her comments created quite a stir and joked that maybe she should have kept quiet about it.

October 9th, 2020
Skelton-Cline urges Gov’t to pre-engage incoming Governor Rankin

BAUGHERS BAY, Tortola, VI – Commentator Mr Claude O. Skelton-Cline has thrown down the gauntlet for the Andrew A. Fahie administration to start making moves to engage incoming Governor, John J. Rankin, CMG, ahead of him taking up the post in the Virgin Islands.

October 7th, 2020
‘I wish I was making $16K per month’ - Skelton-Cline

BAUGHERS BAY, Tortola, VI – While confirming that his company, Grace Consultants, is in receipt of a $16,000 per month consultancy contract from the Government of the Virgin Islands, commentator Mr Claude O. Skelton-Cline has refuted claims he takes home a $16,000 sum from the Government at the end of the month.

October 5th, 2020
Skelton-Cline calls for 12-month suspension of NHI & Social Security

BAUGHERS BAY, Tortola, VI - Commentator and clergyman, Mr Claude O. Skelton-Cline has called on the Virgin Islands (VI) Government to let various local institutions offer a '3-month break' to citizens in the territory who continue to suffer as a result of the COVID-19 pandemic.

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).

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