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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.

April 6th, 2017
Was there a Cabinet boycott in protest of Governor?

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- It was Wednesday March 29, 2017 that the Government of Premier Dr The Honourable D. Orlando Smith (AL) reportedly boycotted a Cabinet meeting.

November 14th, 2016
Gov Duncan tells businesses to boycott media outlets promoting hate

WICKHAMS CAY, Tortola, VI – Immigration threats, said Governor John S. Duncan OBE, has been a big issue for the past two weeks as he also called on entrepreneurs to re-consider their support for media outlets that promote hate.

July 29th, 2016
Julian Willock breaks silence; says he will have 'lots to say' after Festival

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- The young man who has emerged as the new voice of reason and consensus, former Permanent Secretary Julian Willock, has again broken his silence on recent media reports.

February 4th, 2016
UPDATE: Gov't confirms VINO story of Farmers' Week cancellation

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- As first and accurately reported by this news site on January 14, 2016, Farmers’ Week 2016 has been cancelled.

July 29th, 2015
UPDATE: Showtime Band boycotts Road March 2015

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- Virgin Islands News Online had reported on July 23, 2015 that eight-time VI Road March champions Showtime Band was uncertain for this year’s Road March and can now confirm that the popular band will not feature in this year’s competition.

June 15th, 2015
Sounds of doom or echoes of reality?

By Alred 'AC' Frett

It seems like a lifetime since the Snap Election passed and the experiment was concluded but when asked about projected benefits even Supporters admit, except for legitimizing Government’s Powers of abuse and injustice, nothing was changed in the People’s Interest – The Hardships and Pains of Yesterday will likely increase Tomorrow from the Whips we provided to beat ourselves.

June 12th, 2015
‘The people were bribed to vote NDP'- Edmund G. Maduro

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI – Independent At Large candidate at the 2015 general elections Edmund G. Maduro is not surprised at the outcome of the elections as he said it was clear that the National Democratic Party (NDP) had more to spend.

May 11th, 2015
Defeating bad intentions of snap elections

By Alred C. Frett

When Politicians fire the People’s Representatives:

Bad Leaders still regard our People as programmed to follow without thinking and suffer without crying so they keep on taking advantage of this in their quest to fool us and rule us… No wonder World’s Day of Prayer was used to call on God to provide Leaders who would deliver more Money through whatever means necessary, without concerns about Caring, Sharing, Fairness or Justice.

May 9th, 2015
‘Boycott June 8 snap elections!’ –Alred C. Frett

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI – Political and social commentator Alred C. Frett is calling on the territory to boycott the upcoming general elections on June 8, 2015, saying that people would be signing their own death warrants if they support such a move.



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