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December 20th, 2017
'Put our house in order' - Gerard St. C. Farara QC

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- Self-determination and independence have been two words frequently thrown around by the National Democratic Party (NDP) Government of Premier Dr The Honourable D. Orlando Smith (AL).

December 13th, 2017
Talk show hosts slam Premier Smith for hitting back @ Hon Turnbull

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- Premier and Minister of Finance, Dr the Honourable D. Orlando Smith (AL) has once again come in for public chastising on his published rebuttal to his own National Democratic Party (NDP) Backbencher and Second District Representative, Hon Melvin M. Turnbull.

December 6th, 2017
‘We are not running for office in this hour’- Claude O. Skelton-Cline

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- “What we do, what we say here on Honestly Speaking comes from a principled place… It’s what we believe is in the public good.”

November 29th, 2017
Zero calls with information on recent fatal shootings- CoP Matthews

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- Commissioner of Police Michael B. Matthews has expressed disgust at the thought of persons here in the Virgin Islands refusing to assist in the investigation of crimes by giving information, especially in light of the recent shootings that resulted in the death of an 11 year old school child.

November 29th, 2017
‘Ban all scooters in VI’- Claude O. Skelton-Cline

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- In light of the recent shootings and the numerous previous incidents involving scooters and their riders, radio personality Mr Claude O. Skelton-Cline is calling on government to ban the use of scooters in the Virgin Islands (VI).

November 23rd, 2017
‘Lack of political will preventing Consumer Protection Bill’ - John I. Cline

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- “It is not rocket science here, no, it has been done all over the world. I don’t know why sometimes we think the BVI is so special that we can’t get anything done,” stated influential religious figure Bishop John I. Cline, who has lamented the delay in the bringing of a Consumer Protection Legislation to the House of Assembly (HoA) of the Virgin Islands.

November 22nd, 2017
‘Don’t lose sense of pride, restore HoA right away’- Claude O. Skelton-Cline

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- While the Territory is “back on its feet and open for business,” according to Premier and Minister of Finance Dr The Honourable D. Orlando Smith (AL), the Virgin Islands symbol of strength and pride- the House of Assembly building- remains damaged well over two months since the passage of the monster hurricane, Irma on September 6, 2017.

November 16th, 2017
State of emergency before Irma was necessary- Carvin Malone

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- Former President of the Virgin Islands Party and businessman, Carvin Malone has stated that a state of emergency being called before Hurricane Irma struck would have allowed residents of the Virgin Islands to better secure themselves and properties for the monster storm.

November 9th, 2017
‘There is a great injustice being done by insurance companies’- Skelton-Cline

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- Having insurance resulted in many persons breathing a sigh of relief following the destruction of Hurricane Irma on September 6, 2017; however, for many that relief has switched to frustration after visiting their various insurance providers.

November 3rd, 2017
‘Back on our feet? People still homeless, jobless’- Willock

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- It was on October 26, 2017 when Premier Dr The Honourable D. Orlando Smith (AL) controversially stated that the Territory is back on its feet and open for business.



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