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September 2nd, 2019
Governor’s rejection of PSC recommendation on PS an insult to VI- Premier Fahie

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- Saying his phone has been blowing up since Friday, August 30, 2019 after it was announced that there was a shakeup in Permanent Secretaries of Government, Premier and Minister of Finance Hon Andrew A. Fahie (R1) said he wants the public to know that Governor Augustus J. U. Jaspert went against the recommendation of the Public Service Commission (PSC) regarding the appointments.

August 26th, 2019
I am somebody

Lorna M. George

I was talking to a friend the other day, and she was telling me about some unfair treatment she received from the Government. She concluded by saying, “that is when you are a nobody”.

July 4th, 2019
PHOTO of DAY: Premier Fahie standing tall amongst Regional Leaders!

CASTRIES, St Lucia, WI- The Virgin Islands Leader, Premier and Minister of Finance and Foreign Affairs, Honourable Andrew A. Fahie (R1) is heading a delegation at the 40th Regular Meeting of the Conference of Heads of Government of the Caribbean Community (CARICOM) in Castries, the St Lucia capital city.

May 8th, 2018
Who are we?

Donald E. de Castro

We hear Politicians, Ministers of Religion, business owners and many other persons refer to this Territory as a Christian community. Those of us that read the bible have read the conversation between Jesus and his disciples when he asked them; who do people say I am? and after they answered him; he asked them; who do you say I am? This territory is now at a junction in its history (and has been for some time) where many people are asking, who are we?

March 27th, 2018
'We got the leader of the country like a toy'- Hon Vanterpool

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI – During the continuation of the Third Sitting of the Third Session of the Third House of Assembly (HoA) on Friday, March 23, 2018, Honourable Mark H. Vanterpool (R4), Minister for Communications and Works, told the House that Dr The Honourable D. Orlando Smith (AL), Premier and Minister of Finance, received “hostility” from the United Kingdom (UK) parliamentarians while seeking assistance for the Virgin Islands (VI).

August 22nd, 2017
Patsy C. Lake brings police to seize horse from Lesmore Smith

SEA COWS BAY, Tortola, VI – “It didn’t have to come to this, I’m not a monster. It didn’t have to come to five officers with firearms. I felt really embarrassed about the situation.”

October 30th, 2016
Treat the Opposition with more respect- Doug Wheatley

ROAD TOWN, Tortola VI- The host of the 3D show on ZBVI 780 AM, Doug Wheatley, has called on members of the Premier Dr The Hon. D. Orlando Smith led National Democratic Party (NDP) Administration to treat those on the Opposition side with more respect.

August 11th, 2016
No independence without honesty, pride & respect- Donald E. de Castro

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- While he is of the view that the Virgin Islands must walk the road of independence one day, radio talk show host Donald E. de Castro said the territory needs to be in no hurry to achieve that status but rather needs to talk more about it and totally understand what it is and what is required.

July 27th, 2016
Hon Walwyn ‘very much out of place’- Doug Wheatley

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- Radio talk show host and retired civil servant, Doug Wheatley has condemned the actions by Culture Minister Hon Myron V. Walwyn surrounding the snubbing of the Leader of the Opposition Hon Julian Fraser RA (R3) at the opening of Virgin Islands Emancipation Festival on July 25, 2016.

July 3rd, 2015
Civics in school will benefit the territory- Elton Georges

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI - “I do think that proper course in civic education and Civics beginning in our schools at a very early stage and continuing through will redound to the benefit of the country, in fact it will begin to produce citizens who are more conscious of civic responsibility,” said former Commissioner of Complaints Mr Elton Georges, CMG, OBE.

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