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March 12th, 2018
'Christian Council chose not to be associated with FSN'- Judith M. Charles

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- We have all heard the biblical story of the Good Samaritan and how we should be our brother's keeper and one would think that the churches in the Virgin Islands would see the Family Support Network (FSN) as a perfect avenue to exercise that biblical teaching.

March 6th, 2018
'Remove Hon Walwyn as Education Minister' - Claude O. Skelton-Cline

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- There is overwhelming evidence to support the fact that there is much division in the National Democratic Party (NDP) Government, but the Minister for Education and Culture Hon Myron V. Walwyn (AL) speaking out of turn at the celebrations to honour the first Chief Minister, H. Lavity Stoutt, has caused commentator Mr Claude O. Skelton-Cline to call for him to be replaced.

March 3rd, 2018
'I too was short changed' by insurance company' - Skelton-Cline

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI - Since the hurricane of September 2017, insurance companies have been accused of cheating residents out of a fair payout.

March 1st, 2018
'The VI society is still chauvinistic'- Shaina M. Smith

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- All over the world the discussion of equality for women and their place in politics have been had. Yesterday, Tuesday February 27, 2018, the discussion was brought home as former Manager of the BVI Ports Authority (BVIPA) and political commentator Claude O. Skelton-Cline opened talks about women in Virgin Islands politics.

February 28th, 2018
Five year terms & national elections for Premier & Deputy- Shaina M. Smith

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- Constitutional review is a topic that is top in the minds of many residents, considering how unhappy most of them are with the way the Territory is being governed. Former political candidate and commentator, Shaina M. Smith, was very vocal with her ideas on what aspects of the constitution should be changed, especially on governance of the Territory.

February 20th, 2018
Make generators part of hurricane emergency kits- Claude O. Skelton Cline

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- While, according to the BVI Electricity Corporation (BVIEC), the restoration of electricity in the Territory is more than 90% complete, and many may no longer see the need for a generator, persons are being advised to make generators an essential part of their hurricane emergency kit.

February 16th, 2018
‘Things being implemented by UK right on top of us’- Hon Fahie

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- Ever since the publication of sections of the letter called ‘High Level Framework for UK support to the BVI Hurricane Recovery’ written to the Premier and Minister of Finance, Dr The Honourable D. Orlando Smith (AL), many persons speculated that there was much more going on that residents were not being made aware of.

February 14th, 2018
'Formation of Interim Board opens itself up for collusion' - Hon Andrew A. Fahie

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI - Arguing that the House of Assembly (HoA) has not approved the Recovery Agency Board stipulated by the United Kingdom (UK), Honourable Andrew A. Fahie (R1), Opposition Leader and First District Representative, is questioning why positions for the board are being advertised in local newspapers.

February 13th, 2018
US Coast Guards rescued badly injured JVD woman after Hurricane Irma

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- There is no doubt that the passage of Hurricane Irma of September 2017 was a difficult time for all. However, according to prominent Jost van Dyke resident and businessman, Gregory A. Callwood, “it was a ruff ruff experience" him and his mother.

February 7th, 2018
‘Mitch you got to make the switch’- Gregory A. Callwood

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- ‘Make the switch, vote Mitch’ was the popular campaign slogan of Second District Representative Hon Melvin M. Turnbull at the 2015 elections that saw him getting elected by an overwhelming majority.



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