ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI – Radio commentator Douglas Wheatley urged Virgin Islanders not to take lightly their right to protest if they are dissatisfied with Government over any issue and that they should not be dissuaded from doing so for fear of bringing ruin to the Territory’s tourism and financial services sectors and he pointed to Hong Kong as an example.
ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI – Representative for the Second District and Chairman of the People’s Empowerment Party (PEP) Honourable J. Alvin Christopher believes democracy in the Virgin Islands is being undermined and people are afraid to express their democratic right to speak or to be associated with any group of their choice.
ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI - When it comes to the Virgin Islands Festival and Fairs Committee reports, they take no prisoners and in a candid way they tell it like they see it.
ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI – Premier and Minister of Finance Dr the Honourable D. Orlando Smith on Thursday September 25, 2014 moved a motion to have the Legal Profession Act 2012 removed from the Order Paper and the House of Assembly (HoA) approved the motion.
ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI – The House of Assembly yesterday September 25, 2014 passed the Magistrate’s Code of Procedure (Amendment) Act 2014 eliminating discrimination against men in the court and ensuring that when it comes to the maintenance of children there is equal responsibility.
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.
ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI – Radio talk show host Doug Wheatley believes Third District Representative and Chairman of the VIP Honourable Julian Fraser RA may not have ‘scored any runs’ during his lengthy speech in the House of Assembly on the Sea Cow’s Bay Harbour Development Project but he was able to ‘keep the ball out of his stumps which means he can bat another day’.