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February 16th, 2020
Financial & Insurance Companies failing Virgin Islanders - Skelton-Cline

BAUGHERS BAY, Tortola, VI - Calling for a 'safety net' to protect Virgin Islanders, ZBVI 780am 'Honestly Speaking' radio host, Mr Claude O. Skelton-Cline says the lack of competition in the financial and insurance industries is making the Virgin Islands an expensive place to live.

February 13th, 2020
'You can't pee there!'- Skelton-Cline lambasts men for public urination

BAUGHERS BAY, Tortola, VI - Urging authorities to embark on a clean-up campaign of the Virgin Islands (VI), ZBVI 780am radio moderator and social commentator, Mr Claude O. Skelton-Cline has lambasted local men for using public areas as restrooms, leading to unpleasant urine smells in those areas.

February 5th, 2020
'We don’t want to give up our birthrights for a bowl of soup'- Premier Fahie

BAUGHERS BAY, Tortola, VI – Premier and Minister of Finance, Hon Andrew A. Fahie (R1) has fired back at claims that the recovery of the Virgin Islands (VI) post-Irma and Maria of 2017 is moving too slow as insinuated by Governor of the VI, H.E. Augustus J. U. Jaspert during a recent meeting press conference.

January 29th, 2020
Bar owners & men complaining of dead nightlife - Skelton-Cline

BAUGHERS BAY, Tortola, VI – While accusing authorities of killing the local nightlife after an alleged immigration sting operation against exotic dancers, ZBVI 780am ‘Honestly Speaking’ radio show host, Mr Claude O. Skelton-Cline said more needs to be done to rid the Virgin Islands of unemployed immigrants.

January 22nd, 2020
'Look for some tension or change' in Opposition - Skelton-Cline

BAUGHERS BAY, Tortola, VI - Following the departure of Hon Alvera Maduro-Caines (R6) from the National Democratic Party (NDP) to cross the floor and join the Virgin Islands Party (VIP) Government, all eyes should be on the Opposition, according to commentator, Mr Claude O. Skelton-Cline.

January 13th, 2020
New CDB backed revolving fund created for young entrepreneurs

BAUGHERS BAY, Tortola, VI - Young entrepreneurs in the Virgin Islands (VI) will soon be able to access special business financing from the Caribbean Development Bank (CDB) through the National Bank of the Virgin Islands as part of a new revolving fund to boost local entrepreneurship.

January 8th, 2020
Budget Speech was about vision not 'pie in the sky' ideas - Premier Fahie

BAUGHERS BAY, Tortola, VI - With the 2020 Budget Speech promising a myriad of economic diversification projects such as gaming, medical marijuana, drag racing and financial technology in the Virgin Islands (VI), Premier and Minister of Finance, Hon Andrew A. Fahie (R1) says his speech was never about the figures, rather about the accompanying vision.

January 7th, 2020
'More red tape in there than anything else'- Hon Smith on Public Sector

BAUGHERS BAY, Tortola, VI - Deputy Speaker and At-Large Representative in the Virgin Islands (VI) House of Assembly (HoA), Hon Neville A. Smith (AL) says the public sector is one that is plagued with red-tapes and bureaucracy; however, the Virgin Islands Party (VIP) Government will still get more done in 2020.

November 22nd, 2019
'I don't miss the politics'- Dr Kedrick D. Pickering

BAUGHERS BAY, Tortola, VI - Former Deputy Premier and Minister for Natural Resources and Labour, Dr Kedrick D. Pickering in his recent appearance on Honestly Speaking, ZBVI 780am said he knew the late Premier, Hon Ralph T. O’Neal, OBE, Member Emeritus, was about to pass.

November 7th, 2019
Skelton-Cline lambasts RDA for building more 'igloos'

BAUGHERS BAY, Tortola, VI - Social commentator Mr Claude O. Skelton-Cline has lambasted the Virgin Islands Recovery and Development Agency (RDA) for constructing more temporary housing units even as the territory is long past the hurricanes and other disasters of 2017.

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