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February 27th, 2013
‘We want no part of that homosexual affairs’ – caller to Speak Out BVI

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI – There was no love fest on the Speak Out BVI show last evening, February 26, 2013 as one caller sought to warn Ministers of Government that there were still VIslanders that possessed a spirit of rebelliousness when it came to speaking for their rights.

September 13th, 2012
UPDATE: House of Assembly to meet again today!

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI - After the fanfare that saw the United Kingdom appointed Governor Boyd McCleary’s second speech from the throne in 9 months, and the public's excitement at seeing the Opposition Virgin Islands Party fire off some 60 plus questions at the first sitting on September 3, 2012 the House of Assembly will convene again after 10 days.

August 2nd, 2012
UPDATE: Has the UK stopped the Cruise Ship Pier Development Proposal?

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI - As was firstly and accurately reported by Virgin Islands News Online, the United Kingdom Government has continued to express its concerns with the cruise pier expansion project. It is now unclear what will happen to the Project now that Premier Dr. the Honourable D. Orlando Smith announced late Wednesday August 1, 2012, days following the accurate article by this news site, that the project must now go to Public Tender.

August 1st, 2012
Concerned citizen writes to UK for intervention in Cruise pier project

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI – Following a recent investigative article written by this news site of July 26, 2012, regarding the United Kingdom’s concern with some aspects of the multi-million dollar proposed Cruise Pier Park Development, a letter has been obtained from one resident who had written to the UK and called for its intervention in the project.

May 29th, 2012
Local whites claim they face the "wrath" of Virgin Islanders!

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI – They make up 7.28 percent of the Virgin Islands’ population, according to Wikipedia, but the Caucasians albeit Virgin Islanders or Belongers, feel they face the biggest challenge living in the VI, that is, racism.

May 2nd, 2012

By Alred Frett

Based on current events it seems everyone is complaining about Pressures, Protocol, Sickness, Sadness and even Citizens not living long enough to collect their Social Security… A new trend sends more of our Youth to Jail than to the Work Force as our Education System appears stuck in Reverse & major self-denial… May be we should ask ourselves if this is not what we prayed for?

May 2nd, 2012
Wheatley: It would be interesting how UK promotes the VI!

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI – With the United Kingdom Government going through a financial turmoil, talk show host Douglas Wheatley said it will be interesting to see how the Minister for Overseas Territories Henry Bellingham, MP will find ways to improve the Virgin Islands (VI) tourism product.

April 24th, 2012
MP Bellingham: No immediate answer to children born in OTs by non-national parents!

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI – A frequent question that Henry Bellingham, a United Kingdom (UK) Member of Parliament (MP) is usually asked is how the UK intends to address the issue of children born in Overseas Territories (OTs) to parents who are not indigenous citizens, and at a press conference held yesterday April 23, 2012, he acknowledged there is no immediate answer but “it is something that we keep under close review I can assure you.”

March 22nd, 2012
Is the UK planning takeover or independence of VI?

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI-Talk show host Donald deCastro is suspicious that the United Kingdom is reportedly either seeking to let go of the Virgin Islands or make a complete takeover of the Territory and that the signs are there for persons to see.

February 28th, 2012
London Office can play significant role more than ever- Kedrick Malone

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- Given what is taking place on the global scene including the economic crisis, the unprecedented pressures on financial services and on the Territory to honour agreements made by the United Kingdom with the United Nations and other agencies, Director of the BVI London Office Kedrick Malone believes that more now than ever the presence of the BVI London office can play a significant role and will be required.


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