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October 31st, 2018
Skelton-Cline wants zero tolerance on crime

BAUGHER'S BAY, Tortola, VI: On the latest episodes of ‘Honestly Speaking,’ dated October 30 2018, host Claude O. Skelton-Cline in his opening commentary called for citizens, law enforcement and other decision makers to have a zero tolerance on crime.

October 9th, 2018
Religious leaders get clarion call to speak out against Hon Walwyn

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI – Religious leaders in the Virgin Islands (VI) are being called on, to speak out against the divisive politics being employed by co leader of government business in the House of Assembly (HoA), Honourable Myron V. Walwyn (AL).

October 8th, 2018
Better waste management policies needed—Queen Shereen

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI – The Virgin Islands (VI) is recognised internationally as the ‘Sailing Capital of the World’ and one of the Caribbean’s premier tourist destinations but its waste management policies are in immediate need of an overhaul.

October 5th, 2018
Africa trip cost would be better spent on Health Services-Queen Shereen

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI – The cancellation of a trip to Africa by a Government led delegation is being welcomed as good news since the monies could be better used in the Virgin Islands (VI).

September 13th, 2018
VI needs comprehensive approach to health issues—Dr Samuel

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI - There is need for a more comprehensive approach in the manner with which the Virgin Islands (VI) treats with medical challenges, a notion raised recently by Vice President of the VI Alzheimer Association, Dr June M. Samuel—as the Territory joins with the world in Observing Alzheimer’s Month.

September 12th, 2018
Speaker’s impartial rule now in question?

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI – The ability of the Speaker of the House of Assembly—Ms Ingrid A. Moses Scatfliffe—to preside over its sittings as an impartial adjudicator, is being called into question—in light of in light of reports, she will be running for Office, as an At-Large Candidate, on the National Democratic Party’s (NDP) ticket.

September 5th, 2018
Gov’t ends funding for Paraquita Bay farmers—Hipolito D. Penn

PARAQUITA BAY, Tortola, VI - The National Democratic Party (NDP) government has decided to end funding for farming in the Paraquita Bay area—a shocking revelation dropped by Independent Candidate for the upcoming General Elections, Mr Hipolito D. Penn.

September 4th, 2018
You can only have one leader @ a time—Dr Pickering

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI – Deputy Premier, Dr the Honourable Kedrick D. Pickering (R7), has lashed out at public perception that Premier, Dr the Honourable D. Orlando Smith (AL), has surrendered leadership of the country to his National Democratic Party (NDP) successor, Honourable Myron V. Walwn (AL).

September 3rd, 2018
RDA Boss $350k package not a Gov’t decision—Dr Pickering

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI – The $350,000 remuneration package for the Chief Executive Officer (CEO), of the Recovery and Development Agency (RDA), was negotiated with the successful candidate, New Zealand native, Mr Paul Bayly, by the entity’s Board of Directors and not the Virgin Islands (VI) Government.

August 27th, 2018
Gerard St. C. Farara, will he run or will he not?

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI - Respected Virgin Islands’ (VI) Queen’s Counsel (QC) and member of the Inner Bar, Mr Gerard St. C. Farara, has all but confirmed a bid for Public Office in the upcoming General Elections, saying only, “I am certainly at a point really, where I would like to make that kind of a contribution to the country.”



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