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October 31st, 2020
Gov Jaspert ‘in a difficult position’ to apologise – CoP Matthews

BAUGHERS BAY, Tortola, VI – UK National and Commissioner of Police, Mr Michael B. Matthews says the Governor of the Virgin Islands, Mr Augustus J.U. Jasper is in a difficult position to apologise for comments he made regarding the UK not paying slavery reparations to the ancestors of slavery in the VI.

October 31st, 2020
The BREXIT horror hovering about the UK

By Dickson C. Igwe

Ok. This Old Boy, to the consternation of his army of critics, never believed Brexit was a good idea. He understood that in a world where regions were integrating and where the two main superpowers- China and the USA- were increasingly bellicose, staying within a united Europe offered the type of protection one obtains living in a well-fortified castle in a vast, terrifying, and violent forest.

October 29th, 2020
Opposition admits to having no documented plan for tourism reopening

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI – Although the Virgin Islands Opposition has been loud with criticisms of the Honourable Andrew A. Fahie administration regarding the tourism protocols, calling them onerous, stringent and impractical, Opposition Legislator Hon Melvin M. Turnbull (R2) has admitted that the Opposition does not have a documented plan of its own.

October 24th, 2020
VIYP Premier Kevin S. Fahie hailed as young role model

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI – Newly sworn-in Virgin Islands Youth Parliament (VIYP) Shadow Premier, Mr Kevin S. Fahie has been hailed as a youth role model by Premier and Minister of Finance, Hon Andrew A. Fahie (R1) in a social media tribute today, Saturday, October 24, 2020.

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 17th, 2020
VI Youth Parliament relaunching Tue, Oct 20, 2020

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI - The Virgin Islands Youth Parliament (VIYP) will be re-launched on Tuesday, October 20, 2020, under the ambit of the House of Assembly (HoA) in keeping with the Commonwealth Parliament best practices.

October 15th, 2020
VI needs referendum on independence- Rajah A. Smith

BAUGHERS BAY, Tortola, VI - Businessman and Progressive United (PU) At-Large Candidate in the 2019 General Elections in the Virgin Islands, Mr Rajah A. Smith says a referendum is needed before the territory embarks on any journey towards independence from the United Kingdom.

October 14th, 2020
Public input needed to advance Constitutional Review process- Dr Pickering

BAUGHERS BAY, Tortola, VI – Former Deputy Premier and Minister for Natural Resources and Labour, Dr Kedrick D. Pickering has said that for the latest Constitutional Review process in the Virgin Islands to truly advance, public input and public participation are necessary.

October 12th, 2020
Karia J. Christopher jokes it was a 'mistake' to reveal intentions to enter politics

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI – Several months after ‘Real Talk’ host Mrs Karia J. Christopher said she had her eyes set on the Virgin Islands (VI) political space, the talk show host has related her comments created quite a stir and joked that maybe she should have kept quiet about it.

October 7th, 2020
‘I wish I was making $16K per month’ - Skelton-Cline

BAUGHERS BAY, Tortola, VI – While confirming that his company, Grace Consultants, is in receipt of a $16,000 per month consultancy contract from the Government of the Virgin Islands, commentator Mr Claude O. Skelton-Cline has refuted claims he takes home a $16,000 sum from the Government at the end of the month.

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