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August 22nd, 2012
Who is a Virgin Islander? asks Douglas Wheatley

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI - Douglas Wheatley, host of Speak out BVI, does not believe that now is the time to talk about Independence. While hosting his weekly programme, Speak out BVI, last evening August 21, 2012 on a local radio station, Wheatley said that “now may not be the time” to discuss the issue of Independence and self-determination.

July 12th, 2012
Let us talk Independence

By Donald E. de Castro

As this Territory hopefully moves forward, and life and things evolve, and the world continues to be referred by many as a Global Village, we as Virgin Islanders must take responsibility for our area of this Global Village and in the process consider very seriously the issue of an independent Virgin Islands. With this in mind, it is important that we begin to have open and intelligent conversations on the pros and cons of independence.

July 4th, 2012
A subtle call for independence?

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI – “We must start to believe in self-determination, if we want grow up at some point as a Territory. We must not live in our parents' house and continue to accuse them of how they treating us, beating up on us and why they are not giving us….I believe at some point you have to pick up your bags and go through the door,” declared outspoken 5th District Representative Hon. Delores Christopher during her contributions to the debate last evening July 3, 2012 on the motion to review the Pro

April 30th, 2012
Edmund Maduro- VI still not ready for independence

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI - Host of local informative television talk show, 'BVI Forum', Mr. Edmund Maduro along with his guest, Truancy officer, Mr. Dickson Igwe, are both of the view that the Virgin Islands is not ready to be independent.

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