Got TIPS or BREAKING NEWS? Please call 1-284-442-8000 or Email ALL news to:newsvino@outlook.com; ads call 1-284-440-6666                               Tune into 90.9FM from 04 September until 12 October for the 2019 Caribbean Premier League: visit www.cbnvirginislands.com for more information: 1 284 340 3461

News

August 21st, 2019
‘You don’t need no RDA!’- Julio S. Henry

PARAQUITA BAY, Tortola, VI- Recalling the historic and proud achievement in 1978 by the late Chief Minister Mr Willard Wheatley, who took the Virgin Islands out of Grant-in-Aid, which then resulted in the turnaround of the Virgin Islands economy, commentator Julio S. Henry aka’ Sam’ has urged Premier and Minister of Finance Honourable Andrew A. Fahie (R1) to renegotiate the terms and conditions of the United Kingdom Loan Guarantee or refuse the offer.

July 29th, 2019
Hon Vanterpool trying to derail VI’s progress - Julio S. Henry

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI – Remarking that the Virgin Islands Party (VIP) government has the best interest of the country at heart, 'Hard Talk’ radio host and outspoken social commentator, Julio S. Henry aka ‘Sam’, in a July 25, 2019 social media post, lambasted Fourth District Representative, Hon Mark H. Vanterpool, accusing him of trying to derail the progress of the Virgin Islands (VI).

June 26th, 2019
'Get rid of unnecessary exams' – Julio S. Henry

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI – With the Exit Proficiency Examination (EPE) pass mark adjusted to "align with school standards," according to subject Minister for Education, Dr The Hon Natalio D. Wheatley (R7), many including Opposition Leader, Marlon A. Penn (R8) have been criticising the move.

June 24th, 2019
‘Premier’s conscience got the best of him’ – Julio S. Henry on D4 Saga

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI – With House of Assembly (HoA) Speaker Hon Julian Willock moving on June 17, 2019 asking the Court of Appeal to drop the hearing against Fourth District Representative-Elect, Mr Mark H. Vanterpool, radio host and social commentator Julio S. Henry, in commending the move, has said Premier and Minister of Finance, Hon Andrew A. Fahie’s (R1) conscience played a factor in him stepping in as a pacifier.

June 18th, 2019
‘Personal attacks on me & family uncalled for' – Rosemary R. Rosan-Jones

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI – Outspoken social commentator, Rosemary R. Rosan-Jones aka 'Cindy' says she intends to make an example of anonymous bloggers across the various news websites in the Virgin Islands (VI), who continue to allegedly attack her personally for sharing her views on issues within the territory.

June 11th, 2019
Racist tourists bypassing local boat captains – Julio S. Henry

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI – Radio host and Social Commentator, Julio S. Henry is imploring Her Majesty's Customs to look into a situation where "racist tourists" are allegedly now coming to the territory to sail and cruise, however, choosing to bring their own boat captain who "look like them".

June 9th, 2019
'BVI is a lawless place' - Rosemary R. Rosan-Jones

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI – Even as the Premier and Minister of Finance, Hon Andrew A. Fahie (R1) led Virgin Islands Party’s (VIP), ‘Clear path to regularisation: residency and belonger status’ programme has been postponed for reshaping and public consultation, the initiative continues to face some amount of public criticism.

May 29th, 2019
‘Please stop the fear mongering’ – Julio S. Henry to Premier Fahie

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI – ‘Hard Talk’ radio host and Social Commentator Julio S. Henry aka "Sam" is lashing out at Premier and Minister of Finance Hon Andrew A. Fahie (R1), accusing him of "fear mongering" as part of the roll out of his ‘Clear path to regularisation: Residency and Belonger Status Programme’.

May 23rd, 2019
‘Born your children them here’ – Julio S. Henry

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI – Since its announcement, the Virgin Islands Party’s (VIP) ‘Fast Track Initiative’ rolled out by Premier and Minister of Finance, Hon Andrew A. Fahie (R1) has been sparking an ongoing immigration debate over the need to protect the rights of indigenous Virgin Islanders while regularising immigrants who now call the Virgin Islands (VI) home.

May 17th, 2019
'Fast Track Initiative' causing division, but Premier is right – Caller

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI – As the debate over immigration reform in the Virgin Islands (VI) continues, it appears that the Virgin Islands Party (VIP) ‘Fast Track Initiative’ led by Premier and Minister of Finance, Hon Andrew A. Fahie (R1) is creating some amount of rift over whether the move by the administration to regularise expats living and working in the Virgin Islands for 15 years and more should be priority at this time.

Weather


Follow Us On