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October 19th, 2017
Editorial: Mapp The Cantankerous

VI CONSORTIUM

CHARLOTTE AMALIE, St Thomas, USVI- These days, one of US Virgin Islands (USVI) Governor Kenneth E. Mapp’s favourite new words is cantankerous. It describes someone who is bad-tempered, argumentative, and uncooperative. The dictionary even gives a sentence example: “A crusty, cantankerous old man.”

January 7th, 2017
‘Headlines are created to generate blogs’- John I. Cline

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- Known for not being shy to speak his mind, the Bishop of the New Life Baptist Church in Duff’s Bottom on the main island of Tortola, John I. Cline, has taken on the media.

October 20th, 2016
Ex DPP Wayne L. Rajbansie lashes out @ Media & Magistrate Richards

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- While his contract was not renewed as Director of Public Prosecutions (DPP) and he is still in the Virgin Islands as a consultant to the Ministry of Health and Social Development, Trinidadian Wayne L. Rajbansie is still making the news.

August 26th, 2016
After 2 years unpopular Governor Duncan wants media censored

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- Now two years into his tenure as a senior civil servant in the United Kingdom Foreign and Commonwealth Office, the appointed governor John S. Duncan OBE is making negative headlines again.

July 23rd, 2015
Court cracking down on press freedom; Media houses summoned!

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- The summoning of media houses by the High Court has raised questions whether the move is a further attempt by Government to crack down on press freedom in the Virgin Islands.

July 1st, 2015
Gov’t put on blast for ignoring Freedom of Information Act

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI – Mr Elton Georges has raised the whip over the backs of legislators for failing to pay attention to some key documents necessary for the public to access certain information at free will in the name of transparency, especially as it refers to the Freedom of Information Act that has been on the shelves since 2005.

March 30th, 2015
VINO fires back @ Premier Smith’s childish statement on cartoon!

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- On the night of March 25, 2015 we were overwhelmed with calls from readers, advertisers and many civil society personnel asking, if we had heard the latest attack on press freedom by Premier of the Virgin Islands Dr The Honourable D. Orlando Smith.

November 22nd, 2014
‘I read the online news!’ – Governor John S. Duncan

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI – Confirming that he pays attention to the online news sites, newly arrived Governor of the Virgin Islands His Excellency John S. Duncan said that he intends to remain in the Territory for the four year duration of his time here during which he will be working to address the many challenges faced.

April 28th, 2014
VIP record on press freedom 'undisputed' - Willock

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI – The record of the Opposition Virgin Islands Party (VIP) with regard to freedom of the press is undisputed, according to Chairman of the Board of Directors of Advance Marketing and Professional Services, Mr Julian Willock.

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