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March 6th, 2018
'Remove Hon Walwyn as Education Minister' - Claude O. Skelton-Cline

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- There is overwhelming evidence to support the fact that there is much division in the National Democratic Party (NDP) Government, but the Minister for Education and Culture Hon Myron V. Walwyn (AL) speaking out of turn at the celebrations to honour the first Chief Minister, H. Lavity Stoutt, has caused commentator Mr Claude O. Skelton-Cline to call for him to be replaced.

March 5th, 2018
Legislation on accountability will be worked on closer to elections- Hon Fahie

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- Members of the opposition and residents alike have been calling for the National Democratic Party (NDP) government to be transparent and accountable, not only with the territory’s finances but in everything. In the Speech from the Throne, read in the First Sitting of the Third session of the Third House of Assembly on March 1, 2018, legislation to do just that were listed in the plans for the session.

March 1st, 2018
'The VI society is still chauvinistic'- Shaina M. Smith

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- All over the world the discussion of equality for women and their place in politics have been had. Yesterday, Tuesday February 27, 2018, the discussion was brought home as former Manager of the BVI Ports Authority (BVIPA) and political commentator Claude O. Skelton-Cline opened talks about women in Virgin Islands politics.

February 28th, 2018
Five year terms & national elections for Premier & Deputy- Shaina M. Smith

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- Constitutional review is a topic that is top in the minds of many residents, considering how unhappy most of them are with the way the Territory is being governed. Former political candidate and commentator, Shaina M. Smith, was very vocal with her ideas on what aspects of the constitution should be changed, especially on governance of the Territory.

February 7th, 2018
Troy E. Christopher In! Louis Potter Out! as NDP Chairman

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI - Just as was first and accurately reported by our newsroom last week, the ruling National Democratic Party (NDP), led by 73 year old Dr The Honourable D. Orlando Smith (AL), held its elections last evening, Tuesday February 6, 2018 to fill the post of party chairman and other officers.

January 31st, 2018
Gerard St C. Farara QC being ‘actively recruited’ for political office

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- “Destiny and time now calls for him to step out there,” were the words used by social and political commentator Mr Claude O. Skelton Cline, as he encouraged prominent attorney Mr Gerard St C. Farara QC, popularly referred to as ‘Jerry’, to take up political office.

January 26th, 2018
‘No candidates selected yet to run with VIP’- Natalio D. Wheatley

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- The Opposition Virgin Islands Party (VIP) has today January 26, 2018 announced that no candidates have been selected by its 76 Member Congress to contest the 2019 general elections.

September 25th, 2017
HoA to meet soon to consider removal of State of Emergency

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- Almost three weeks after Hurricane Irma devastated the Virgin Islands (VI), leaving death, homelessness, chaos, looting and confusion, with no one clear as to who is in charge, the House of Assembly (HoA) is to meet.

August 29th, 2017
The flood that cancelled our Emancipation celebrations

Alred C. Frett

Mommy is the World really coming to an End?

As the World turns we continue to be burdened globally by Social and Climatic Changes - Typhoon in China, Hurricane in Texas, Floods in the West Indies, Wars in the Middle East, Lies and Deceit in Politics and a Total Eclipse of the Sun – None of these individually guarantee the end of the World but rather than work to make it better too many are giving up in despair and are preparing for Imaginary Heaven.

August 23rd, 2017
Boycott? 8 Members & Speaker snub Governor's swearing in!

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- It was a quiet, short and unassuming ceremony for the newly appointed senior civil servant in the British Overseas Service to hold the title of Governor.


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