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October 24th, 2020
‘We are not so much expecting an apology’ - Skelton-Cline

BAUGHERS BAY, Tortola, VI – Social Commentator and clergyman, Mr Claude O. Skelton-Cline says he no longer expects that the outgoing Governor, H.E. Augustus J.U. Jaspert will apologise for statements made regarding paying reparations to the VI, however, he will continue to hold his ‘feet to the fire’ on behalf of the territory’s ancestors.

October 22nd, 2020
Food security under threat with pandemic - Cromwell Smith

BAUGHERS BAY, Tortola, VI – Social Commentator and radio host Cromwell Smith aka ‘Edju En ka’ believes the Virgin Islands (VI) import driven food security is now under threat, should countries decide they will not export foods to the territory as a result of the COVID-19 pandemic.

October 22nd, 2020
Current VI curfew extended to Thursday, Nov 5, 2020

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI – The October 7, 2020, curfew order which allowed businesses to open from 05:00 am to midnight has been extended to Thursday, November 5, 2020, via a new curfew order (no. 36) of 2020, gazetted on Wednesday, October 21, 2020.

October 21st, 2020
Bar fights, incidents adding to already stressed situation– Skelton-Cline

BAUGHERS BAY, Tortola, VI – Social commentator and government consultant, Mr Claude O. Skelton-Cline has called on local bar and pub owners to put more security measures in place to prevent fights and other negative incidents on their premises.

October 20th, 2020
Students win laptops, tablets in COVID-19 back-to-school essay competition

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI – Out of 60 entries, 6 students from across three educational levels in the Virgin Islands (VI) walked away as winners in the 2020 Back to School Essay Competition, an initiative of Hon Sharie B. de Castro (AL), the Junior Minister for Tourism.

October 20th, 2020
TAG, CarQuest throw support behind BVI Cancer Society

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI– Tortola Auto Group (TAG), celebrating its five-year anniversary, is providing support to the BVI Cancer Society during Breast Cancer Awareness Month, celebrated in October.

October 19th, 2020
Commentator heightens call for deportation of expats involved in human smuggling

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI – Radio moderator, Claude O. Skelton-Cline has reiterated calls for the deportation of expatriates involved in human smuggling activities linked to an August spike in COVID-19 cases in the Virgin Islands.

October 19th, 2020
‘How you could not like me?’- Karia J. Christopher on facing ‘haters’

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI – ‘Real Talk’ host Mrs Karia J. Christopher has revealed that she has had to deal with ‘despise’ from people, because of having a talk show in the Virgin Islands.

October 19th, 2020
Paid Article: Tribute to Dr Robert A. Mathavious

By Icis A. Malone, FICA

An expression of congratulations to a Financial Services Guru, Dr Robert A. Mathavious, OBE, on his achievement of OBE, presented by the United Kingdom Government for his distinguished service to the Government and people of the [British] Virgin Islands (VI). This award was more than deserving, and I applaud him for achieving it!

October 19th, 2020
Premier hails revamping of West End Community Centre

WEST END, Tortola, VI- Work on the hurricane damaged West End Community Centre is moving apace and Premier and Minister of Finance, Honourable Andrew A. Fahie (R1) has said the West End community will soon enjoy the benefits of the modernised and resource-equipped facility.

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