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November 21st, 2014
‘Blame the Hon Julian Fraser STS B’ball League!’ – Walwyn

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI – Minister for Education and Culture Honourable Myron V. Walwyn has again stoked controversy, saying that the reason for the cancellation of the Virgin Gorda Basketball League’s annual ‘Summer Jam’ tournament was not the non-completion of the basketball facility being built, but the recently concluded Hon Julian Fraser Save the Seed (STS) National Basketball League.

November 5th, 2014
‘We are not ready for medical marijuana!’ – Premier Smith

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI – Premier Dr the Honourable D. Orlando Smith has set the record straight to those hoping that the Territory would allow the cultivation and use of medical marijuana, saying, ‘not so fast’.

November 4th, 2014
‘Hospital fees are going up!’ – Hon Ronnie W. Skelton

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI – Minister for Health and Social Development Honourable Ronnie W. Skelton said that while fees for the Peebles Hospital will be increased it means that no one will be denied service as the overall infrastructure will be improved.

October 11th, 2013
Old cars along Ridge Road a disgrace- Parsons

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI – Former Legislator, Mrs Eileene L. Parsons, OBE has expressed disgust at the many old cars that are lined along the scenic Ridge Road area and referred to them as a disgrace.

February 26th, 2013
NDP Radio sounds like a ‘love fest’- Douglas Wheatley

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- Noting it was nice to see that the National Democratic Party (NDP) has returned to the radio airwaves via the show ‘NDP Radio”, radio show hosts Mr Douglas Wheatley and Mr Natalio Wheatley aka Sowande Uhuru have challenged the ruling administration to be more open to constructive criticism and for their supporters to ask more "searching questions" of the guests.

February 20th, 2013
VG Agri Fair judging unfair – NDP radio caller

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI – One Virgin Gorda resident has claimed that there were unfair practices exhibited during the recently held Agricultural Fair in Virgin Gorda, which reportedly excluded several farmers from having their crops judged as part of the fair.

February 19th, 2013
None of us will probably vote for same-sex marriage – Hon. Skelton

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI – Minister for Health and Social Development Hon. Ronnie W. Skelton has offered his take on the raging debate about the recently passed same sex law in the UK and what the Government's stance was on the issue after a question was raised last evening February 18, 2013 on the NDP radio programme.

October 2nd, 2012
Government working “diligently” to establish climate change fund

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI – Minister for Natural Resources and Labour, Hon. Dr Kedrick Pickering, has revealed that Government is now working diligently towards the establishment of a climate change fund.

September 19th, 2012
Covered walkway expected in airport expansion plans – Hon. Pickering

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI – Speaking in response to a question posed by a caller on the NDP radio programme, Acting Premier and Minister for Natural Resources and Labour, Hon. Dr Kedrick Pickering, has assured that a covering for the passenger walkway is expected to be included in the plans for the airport expansion project.

September 18th, 2012
Country has to move forward – Hon Dr. Pickering

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI – Acting Premier and Minister for Natural Resources and Labour, Hon. Dr. Kedrick Pickering has expressed that he is not averse to criticism and takes objections to work being done on various projects into consideration.

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