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May 17th, 2017
Being held to ransom digitally, financially & politically

Alred C. Frett

Welcome to the Twilight Zone where Wrong means Right:

Just when we thought things couldn’t get worse, Leaders across the World show us they can – International Trade Agreements are scrapped, Crucial Health Care for the Needy is withdrawn, Basic Education is rolled back, Religious Leaders dabble in Child Molestation and those in seats of Power corrupt the delivery of Justice – Sadly, these traits are not new but simply getting worse.

September 17th, 2015
Right to fair trial must not be sacrificed for ratings- Justice Vicki Ann Ellis tells media

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI – Senior Magistrate Ms Tamia N. Richards and Justice Vicki Ann Ellis earlier today, September 17, 2015, challenged the media and online bloggers to be conscious of their responsibilities in protecting the judicial systems.

September 15th, 2015
'Media must do its part in Financial Services'- Gérard St. C. Farara QC

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI - One of the resource persons working with the Financial Services Implementation Unit, Gérard St C. Farara QC, said the media must do its part given the importance of the financial industry to the Virgin Islands.

January 31st, 2015
Is Governor John S. Duncan a Liar?

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI - The Virgin Islands Community continues to be extremely disappointed in recently appointed United Kingdom Representative to the Virgin Islands Governor John S. Duncan OBE.

August 9th, 2014
Virgin Islands Media: Friend or foe part 1

By Dickson Igwe

An online media story of August 3, 2014 had this Old Boy Journalist thinking. According to the story, the Savvy and Distinguished Leader of the Virgin Islands stated the following at a public event: ‘’Negative messages give the wrong impression that the territory’s people are unfriendly and hostile. This may turn away potential visitors and investors,’’ the leader warned.

July 8th, 2014
When the Media is Bought, FATCA Real & Wealthy Tourism a Myth

By Alred C. Frett

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March 31st, 2014
‘Release forensic report of last government’ – PEP Lorie A. Rhymer

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI – The battle of political parties has taken the fields at a different level in the Virgin Islands as the new party ‘People’s Empowerment Party’ (PEP) emerges and has joined forces with the National Democratic Party (NDP) in its attempts to heap fire on the previous VIP government.

January 13th, 2014
Is the NDP going through the backdoor to censor the media?

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI -The National Democratic Party (NDP) Administration, seems to be known for the Government that has actively advocated for the censorship of the media which will for the first time in the history of the Territory, take the Virgin Islands backwards and threaten our young democracy, is at it again.

October 23rd, 2013
Can we & should we silence non-born-here voices??

By Alred C. Frett

Research is not yet completed but below are some Follow-ups to date:

October 16th, 2013
‘I was sick to my stomach over radio show’- Hon. Marlon A. Penn

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- Eighth District Representative Honourable Marlon A. Penn came out swinging at the October 14, 2013 sitting of the House of Assembly when he criticized a popular morning radio show and accused the host and callers of trying to disrespect, ridicule and destroy local businessman, Elton ‘UP’ Leonard.





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