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July 2nd, 2016
Hon Walwyn tells VIslanders to not sell out lands! Is he being hypocritical?

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- Arguing that ownership of land is part and parcel of the state and economic control of the economy of the Virgin Islands, Education Minister Hon Myron V. Walwyn said Virgin Islanders need to be vigilant that they do not lose ownership of their lands.

May 18th, 2016
The word independence strikes fear in people- Julian Willock

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- While most Virgin Islanders believe that at some point the territory will have to go the route of independence from Britain, whether the territory will have the right leadership to take it to that new era is what many are most concerned about.

April 25th, 2016
US should apologise to USVI for past sin- USVI Senator 'Positive' Nelson

VI CONSORTIUM

FREDERIKSTED, St Croix, USVI— During a Committee on Government Services, Consumer and Veterans Affairs hearing held on Thursday April 21, 2016, Terrence A. 'Positive' Nelson, the veteran Independent Citizens Movement (I.C.M.) senator, said the United States should apologise for its sin of purchasing the territory from Denmark without giving [US] Virgin Islanders input in determining their destiny, a wrongdoing he said Denmark is guilty of as well.

November 30th, 2015
Voice for a discussion on independence for Anguilla

OVERSEAS TERRITORIES REVIEW

Independence – a word that evokes a myriad of emotions in people across Anguilla. This is the word that has grown in popularity over the past few days as news spread across Anguilla – and has reached the media – that the British Government is seeking to increase the powers of the Governor and appoint a Financial Adviser, steps which will essentially undermine the authority of our own democratically elected Government.

July 3rd, 2015
‘I say no to Independence!’ – Edmund G. Maduro

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI – Edmund G. Maduro, the host of the EGM radio talk show has slammed utterances by Minister for Education and Culture the Honourable Myron V. Walwyn about the territory heading towards independence, saying that the Virgin Islands would not be able to make it on its own away from its mother country.

June 30th, 2015
VI heading towards independence- Hon Myron V. Walwyn

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI – Minister for Education and Culture Honourable Myron V. Walwyn believes that people of the territory must continue to foster national pride among themselves as this will be vital for any eventual move towards independence, which he speaks of as imminent.

March 3rd, 2015
‘Time for more autonomy' – Doug Wheatley

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI – Radio talk show host Douglas Wheatley said that now is an opportune moment for the territory to commence talks with the United Kingdom with a view to gaining more autonomy.

October 26th, 2014
SVG-BVI Assoc. hails their role in building the VI

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI – The natives of St. Vincent and the Grenadines send their love to their homeland folks on the occasion of their 35th Anniversary of independence, those here in the Virgin Islands (VI) salute their sisterly contributions to the Territory of the VI, something they see as vital to the building of one Caribbean nation.

September 24th, 2014
‘It's time to make some demands of the UK!’ – Doug Wheatley

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI – Radio Talk Show host Doug Wheatley believes that it is up to the people of the Virgin Islands and not the political directorate as to whether the Virgin Islands wants a Referendum for Independence.

August 21st, 2014
'Time for Independence!' - radio show caller

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI – A member of the public who called into the Speak Out BVI radio show on ZBVI 780 AM on Tuesday night August 19, 2014 said it is time for the Territory to seek its independence from Great Britain.



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