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November 21st, 2018
NDP inaction will lead to Gov Jaspert tapping VI Treasury for RDA works-Claude O. Skelton-Cline

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI – The unfinished work and inaction of the current National Democratic Party (NDP) government, as it relates to the regulations and ancillary legislation required for the proper functioning of the Recovery Development Agency (RDA), will soon force Governor Augustus J.U. Jaspert, to exercise his ‘reserve powers’ and tap into the Virgin Islands’ (VI) Treasury in order to fund the works of the agency.

November 16th, 2018
No principles in spate of NDP resignations, fallout – Carvin Malone

BAUGHER'S BAY, Tortola, VI - Businessman Carvin Malone, is questioning what principles lay behind the recent spate of resignations in the National Democratic Party (NDP), as they continue to haemorrhage their leadership and collapse from the inside.

November 15th, 2018
Citizens of the VI have a right to election now—Claude O. Skelton Cline

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI - For the sake of the people, the Territory should not have to suffer through stagnation and no representation because of a divided and dysfunctional National Democratic Party (NDP) government, beyond March/April of 2019 and there needs to be General Elections at the earliest.

November 14th, 2018
NDP resignations vindicates Opposition Leader no confidence motion

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI – The recent plethora of resignations from the National Democratic Party (NDP) has vindicated the call by Opposition Leader, Honourable Andrew A. Fahie (R1), when he sought to move a motion of no-confidence against the ruling NDP administration.

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.

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