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March 15th, 2018
'Butchering of the Public Service has already begun'- Skelton-Cline

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- Following the passage of the two Category 5 hurricanes in September of 2017, many residents lost their jobs and many more are still expected to lose employment based on the reforms to the public sector, stipulated in the ‘High-Level Framework for UK support' to the Virgin Islands.

March 14th, 2018
E. Benito Wheatley Out! as VI Ambassador to London/EU

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- It seems like the last few days were not good for diplomats around the world, including the Virgin Islands (VI).

March 14th, 2018
‘We cannot have a de facto premier’ – Skelton-Cline

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- It seems like Dr The Honourable D. Orlando Smith (AL) is not really the man at the steering wheel as Premier of the Virgin Islands, at least in the opinion of commentator Mr Claude O. Skelton-Cline, who has insinuated that the Territory is in fact run by the First Lady, Lorna G. Smith OBE.

March 13th, 2018
‘NDP Gov’t on reality TV fight while Territory hangs in balance’- Skelton-Cline

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- Positing that anyone paying attention would see it is absolutely clear that Premier and Dr The Honourable D. Orlando Smith (AL) has lost complete control of his government, commentator and former Managing Director of the BVI Ports Authority Mr Claude O. Skelton-Cline has said the infighting is costing the Territory gravely during the hurricanes recovery phase.

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.



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