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December 13th, 2017
Uppercut! Hon Ronnie W. Skelton should lead Finance- Hon Turnbull

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- He may be a first termer but he can throw a solid punch it has turned out, as Second District Representative and National Democratic Party (NDP) Backbencher Hon Melvin M. Turnbull stood up to his boss, Premier and Minister of Finance Dr The Honourable D. Orlando Smith (AL), in the House of Assembly (HoA) moments ago, December 13, 2017, virtually telling him he was unfit to be the Minister of Finance.

July 20th, 2017
'Everybody bussing off' around festival - Hon Alvera Maduro-Caines

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI - At this time of the year many discussions, opinions, recommendations and even criticisms are a norm when it comes to the celebration of Emancipation in the Virgin Islands (UK).

June 13th, 2017
Be open to criticism - Zahra Corion-Durante

PARAQUITA BAY, Tortola, VI- “We must be open to constructive criticism, and be willing to accept the things that may seem out of our comfort zones.” Those were words of Zahra Corion-Durante, who spoke on behalf of the students who graduated from H. Lavity Stoutt Community College (HLSCC) in Paraquita Bay on June 8, 2017.

August 5th, 2016
How many more Zika infected persons slipped into VI?– Resident asks

EAST END, Tortola, VI – Following the recent revelation that self-proclaimed dancehall king Beenie Man, born Moses Davis, was allowed in the Virgin Islands despite being infected with the Zika virus, many are now asking how many others may have entered the territory with the virus.

November 9th, 2015
‘Don’t despair; you will be hearing from us’- Opposition Leader

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- Leader of the Opposition and Chairman of the Virgin Islands Party (VIP) Hon Julian Fraser RA (R3) has told critics not to “despair” and that the Opposition will be doing its work.

April 9th, 2014
Hon. Fahie chided for comments against hospital service

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI – First District Representative Hon. Andrew A. Fahie came in for some criticism in the House of Assembly (HOA) from Deputy Premier Dr The Hon. Kedrick D. Pickering yesterday, April 8, 2014 after voicing concerns about the way persons are treated at the Peebles Hospital.

November 13th, 2013
Proper assessments needed for approval of landside of Port Project -Report

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- The leaked Auditor General's Report on the Port Development Project, which unearthed corruption, conflict of interest, disregard for the laws of the Virgin Islands, unfair practices, undue influence in favour of one developer, disregard for the established tendering process and no one looking out for the interest of the people and tax payers of the Virgin Islands, putting the residents at a disadvantage, remains active in the minds of the people of the Virgin Islands.

September 9th, 2013
BVI Investment Club should be praised not criticised- resident

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI – One resident has expressed that locals involved in initiatives such as the BVI Investment Club should be praised and not criticised as he felt they often were, despite giving their best efforts. He further stated that locals were very negative and didn’t want to see each other prosper.

August 27th, 2013
Provocative calls by Hon. Walwyn unrealistic – Sowande

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI – Commentator Natalio Wheatley aka Sowande Uhuru believes that provocative calls made by Education and Culture Minister Hon. Myron V. Walwyn regarding the need for the granting of citizenship and its accompanying rights to the children of expatriates upon their birth are unrealistic.


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