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August 27th, 2016
Online stores will hurt economy; kill small businesses- John Samuel

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- A clarion call has been made to local consumers, Government and the private sector to have a dialogue on the "very serious" issue of online stores like Amazon competing with local stores.

August 12th, 2016
Cromwell Smith mulls lacklustre support of VI Festival

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- A local talk show host is trying to get to the bottom of the problem of poor participation by many sections of the territory towards the just concluded Virgin Islands Emancipation Festival.

August 14th, 2015
‘We have lost the reason for the season’ – Cromwell Smith

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI - Radio talk show host Cromwell Smith aka Edju En Ka on his Umoja talk show last evening August 13, 2015 suggested that the territory seems to have lost the reason for the season when it comes to the Emancipation celebrations.

October 25th, 2013
Locals should have been approached for cruise pier project - commentators

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI – Given all the missteps that have taken place with the cruise pier development project and government’s approaches to outsiders for funding, commentators have questioned why locals are not being engaged as part of their efforts to secure funds to get the project off the ground.

October 11th, 2013
Some magistrates abuse power; lack discretion - Wheatley

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI – Commentators have come out in condemnation of what they described as an uneven administration of justice on the part of magistrates when it comes to handing down decisions in child support rulings.

September 27th, 2013
Better regulation needed in trade & consumer affairs - Commentators

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI – Citing complaints over the years by businesses such as retail stores and small business owners among others, commentators have called on government to take a stronger look at trade and consumer affairs within the territory.

September 13th, 2013
New Peebles Hospital to be handed over next month – Cromwell Smith

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI – Gushing about the latest installments at the new section of Peebles Hospital, Cromwell Smith aka Edju En Ka expressed that the keys to the long awaited hospital are likely to be handed over by the end of October, 2013.

September 10th, 2013
Biwater debacle led to mistrust in pooling investments - Smith

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI – With the emergence of Biwater on the local scene and its subsequent reported failings, there was a resultant level of mistrust with regard to pooling resources among locals, according to Commentator Cromwell Smith aka Edju En Ka.

September 6th, 2013
Cromwell Smith defends remarks on tension between VIslanders & expats

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI – Commentator Cromwell Smith aka Edju En Ka has come out in defence of comments he made stating that there were existent tensions between Virgin Islanders and expatriates from among the Caribbean and other nationalities here in the Virgin Islands.

August 30th, 2013
Are Fahie & Fraser trying to embarrass the gov’t? – Cromwell Smith asks

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI – “Regarding [legislators] Fahie and Fraser, I don’t quite understand what they are attempting to do; I think the country is at a stage where we need solutions to challenges and maybe I haven’t been paying enough attention, maybe I haven’t been paying attention at all, I hear a lot of criticisms but I’m not hearing solutions,” remarked Cromwell Smith aka Edju En Ka.

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