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April 18th, 2018
‘I will not support the NDP next election' - John I. Cline

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI - After being one of the engine supporting the ruling National Democratic Party (NDP) from its inception in 1998, and being very vocal and a strong advocate in their recent 2015 landslide victory, times have changed.

March 20th, 2018
‘I was surprised to be appointed Deputy Governor’- David D. Archer

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- Newly appointed Deputy Governor Mr David D. Archer said he was “surprised” with his appointment as Deputy Governor (DG) last month.

March 9th, 2018
‘Answer to question if I am running for office is obvious’- Willock

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- Although he has frequently proposed solutions on many issues affecting the Virgin Islands (VI), former Permanent Secretary and Businessman, Mr Julian Willock would usually evade the question of whether he was running for office in the 2019 general elections.

March 7th, 2018
Julian Willock calls for a National Security Advisor to be appointed!

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- Known throughout the Virgin Islands for being the voice of the voiceless and not afraid to take on hard issues and bring forward solutions, Mr Julian Willock has yet again brought forward another solution and suggestion, this time to address crime.

March 5th, 2018
Legislation on accountability will be worked on closer to elections- Hon Fahie

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- Members of the opposition and residents alike have been calling for the National Democratic Party (NDP) government to be transparent and accountable, not only with the territory’s finances but in everything. In the Speech from the Throne, read in the First Sitting of the Third session of the Third House of Assembly on March 1, 2018, legislation to do just that were listed in the plans for the session.

February 1st, 2018
Look who is back! Radio personality ‘Gadiethz’

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- Our roving cameras caught up with popular and controversial radio personality Mr Paul A. Peart aka ‘Gadiethz’, who is back in the Territory.

January 24th, 2018
‘I want to influence the political landscape’- John I. Cline

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- He has been very vocal on many issues, including political matters, affecting the Virgin Islands and most naturally the question that came to many is whether former Chairman of the BVI Health Services Authority (BVIHSA) Board, lead pastor at the New Life Baptist Church in Duff’s Bottom and Businessman, Bishop John I. Cline would be seeking office at the general elections constitutionally due in the Virgin Islands in 2019.

January 23rd, 2018
Cruise ship passengers asking for marijuana- Bishop John I. Cline

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- “There is a social aspect of the marijuana. When people get off the ship they are asking for marijuana. They want to smoke. Marijuana is no more dangerous than alcohol. As a matter of fact, alcohol is much more dangerous than smoking a joint,” declared outspoken former Chairman of the BVI Health Services Authority (BVIHSA) Board and lead pastor of the New Life Baptist Church (NLBC) in Duff’s Bottom, Bishop John I. Cline.

January 11th, 2018
VI should not be jailing persons for marijuana- Magistrate Richard G. Rowe

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- “Personally, my view is that we ought not to be legislating…regarding what people take in to their own bodies of their own choice,” stated substitute magistrate Mr Richard G. Rowe as he expressed his opinion that the use of marijuana should not be a criminal act in the Virgin Islands (VI).

January 4th, 2018
‘People’s Man’ stood up for my mom who ‘was not from here’- Hon Maduro-Caines

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- She shockingly toppled the political giant at the 2011 General Elections of the Virgin Islands as a National Democratic Party (NDP) candidate for the Sixth District, but there was still plenty of love between Hon Alvera Maduro-Caines (R6) and the late Omar W. Hodge, a former Minister for Natural Resources and Labour.

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