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February 12th, 2020
Governor assents Cybercrime Bill despite 'Free Speech' concerns

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI - Even as international media watchdogs and Virgin Islands (VI) Governor, H.E. Augustus J. U. Jaspert cited freedom of expression concerns in the government proposed Computer Misuse and Cybercrime (Amendment) Act, 2019, the bill was assented today, February 12, 2020, paving the way for a new era in VI's ICT use.

May 6th, 2014
Regressing from Freedom to Slavery

By A.C. Frett

There is no Freedom of Man without Freedom of (Ex)Press(ion): As this month marks World Press Freedom Day we should be thankful for those willing to accept Messages of Truth but we should also beware of those still hooked on avoiding reality…Even International Press Directors are calling on Caribbean Countries to repeal old libel legislation that block freedom of expression thus preventing essential messages from reaching the Public.

April 30th, 2014
Misleading Headlines! Why?

by Donald E. de Castro - “too old to be intimidated”

It is interesting to note that so many of us are interested in freedom of speech, freedom of expression and freedom of information, it is interesting to note how many are quick to misinform others; it is also interesting to note how quickly we are to believe everything that we read.

February 21st, 2014
Carry me to Balsam Ghut! – Edmund Maduro

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI – Talk show host and commentator Edmund Maduro said he is willing to spend time at Her Majesty’s Prison at Balsam Ghut in defence of the rights of freedom of expression of the people of the Virgin Islands.

October 16th, 2013
‘I was sick to my stomach over radio show’- Hon. Marlon A. Penn

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- Eighth District Representative Honourable Marlon A. Penn came out swinging at the October 14, 2013 sitting of the House of Assembly when he criticized a popular morning radio show and accused the host and callers of trying to disrespect, ridicule and destroy local businessman, Elton ‘UP’ Leonard.

October 16th, 2013
Premier Smith bashes local media

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI – Leader of the National Democratic Party (NDP) and Premier of the Virgin Islands, Dr the Honourable D. Orlando Smith has joined his rookie legislators in criticizing the local media.


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