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February 26th, 2018
Ex Commissioner Maynard slams Labour Dept; Blames them for immigration woes

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- Former Labour Commissioner and Seventh District candidate with the Opposition Virgin Islands Party (VIP) in the 2015 General Elections, Oleanvine Pickering-Maynard made her position known on the current immigration controversy.

January 23rd, 2018
Another case of injustice suffered by locals doing business in homeland

SLANEY HILL, Tortola, VI- His father Wilfred W. Smith was at the forefront with the Positive Action Movement in the late 60s, fighting to save Wickham’s Cay I and Anegada lands for future generations. They were successful and today many Virgin Islanders are proud owners of businesses on Wickham’s Cay I and many Anegadians own the land.

January 16th, 2018
'Perhaps there is victimisation' in Gov't- Cromwell Smith

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- It is a fact that many bright minds have ideas on how the country could be run effectively but prefer to stay silent rather than being victimised or labelled negative, something which has been promoted by the National Democratic Party (NDP) regime, who even tried to shut down one of its own party members in the House of Assembly (HoA) late last year after he spoke up against his district being neglected since the hurricanes of September 2017.

August 17th, 2017
Judith Vanterpool named new VP of HLSCC

PARAQUITA BAY, Tortola, VI- Vice President and Chief Operations Officer of the One Mart Supermarket, Chief Executive Officer of the BizComEd Consultant Inc., and workforce specialist Mrs Judith Vanterpool has been named Vice President of the H. Lavity Stoutt Community College (HLSCC).

June 29th, 2017
Governor’s behaviour would not have been tolerated under Ralphie Gov’t - Hon Fraser

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- “It is absolutely no reason at this point of our development for us to have a Governor who behaves the way this Governor behaves. In my view, in this stage, in 2017, the Governor should be seen and not heard, seen only when is necessary.” This is according to former Leader of the Opposition and Third District Representative Hon Julian Fraser RA.

January 26th, 2017
Victimisation & deception at their highest in VI- Hon Andrew A. Fahie

POCKWOOD POND, Tortola, VI- Chairman of the Virgin Islands Party (VIP) Hon Andrew A. Fahie (R1) found another reason to reiterate statements made in the past, that victimisation and deception are at an all-time high with the National Democratic Party (NDP) Government in power.

January 12th, 2017
Dr Smith is not 'wearing the pants' – Julio S. Henry

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- Local businessman and talk show host Julio S. ‘Sam’ Henry came out with a barrage of hard hitting punches to Premier and Minister of Finance Dr The Honourable D. Orlando Smith (AL), bluntly telling him that his Health Minister Ronnie W. Skelton (AL) ran the finances of the territory better than him.

July 26th, 2016
The price of facing truth in the past, present & future

Alred C. Frett

When the Gift of Youth becomes the Product of Past Experiences:

Being young is wonderful – It’s a Promise of Forever where we can get everything, do everything, be everything and live everlasting but this is only as good as it gets for as long as it lasts – Time passes and most things change… We become caricatures of our Grandparents only to find we didn’t get everything, we didn’t do everything, we weren’t all we could be and we will not last forever.

January 16th, 2016
Laurel L. Smith is new Acting Accountant General

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- After the June 8, 2015 General Elections that saw the ruling National Democratic Party (NDP) Government returned to power in a landslide victory, the first casualty of victimisation was reported to be long time civil servant and Virgin Islander Ms Laurel L. Smith.

October 7th, 2015
Dr Sandra M. Besson Out! as Accountant General; No replacement named!

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- The Treasury Department of the Virgin Islands is currently operating without a ‘head’ as Government is yet to name someone to the position left vacant by Dr Sandra M. Besson who tendered her resignation on December 2, 2014.


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