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June 19th, 2018
Wasted youthful enthusiasm facing governmental corruption

Alfred C. Frett

A crucial feature that places ‘Man’ above other ‘Animals,’ is his ability to reason and conceptualize, so it is heart breaking and disappointing to see our youth plagued by wasted opportunity, when good ideas wither before getting the chance to bloom.

June 17th, 2018
‘Decision March’ confirms resident expertise to rebuild unified VI

CANE GARDEN BAY, Tortola, VI - The ‘Decision March’ of May 24, 2018, has clearly confirmed that the expertise needed to rebuild a new Virgin Islands (VI), “resides among us.”

June 10th, 2018
Most Virgin Islands' residents snub Queen’s Birthday Parade?

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI - The Deputy Governor’s Office on Saturday, June 9, 2018, observed the birthday celebration of Queen Elizabeth II, with a ceremonial affair held on the A. O Shirley Recreation Grounds, notably absent were the majority of the people of the Territory.

May 28th, 2018
‘Expats will probably have to go back home’ – Dr Pickering

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI - As the people of the Virgin Islands (VI) fight against the establishment of the public registers of beneficial ownership, Dr The Honourable Kedrick D. Pickering (R7), Deputy Premier and Minister for Natural Resources and Labour, strongly expressed that if this Bill stands, many expatriates will have to leave the VI because the government will not be able to pay them.

May 24th, 2018
Take it back! ‘We will not accept that rule’ - Hon Mark H. Vanterpool

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI – As the territory prepares for the most significant march in years, today May 24, 2018, Honourable Mark H. Vanterpool (R4), Minister for Communications and Works, along with Honourable Delores Christopher, Deputy Speaker and Fifth District Representative and Honourable Alvera Maduro-Caines (R6), came together for one last rally to convince the people in their district why they should take part in the march.

May 23rd, 2018
From ideas to implementation, building on our foundation

Mitsy J. Ellis-Simpson

This month symbolises a proud moment, for me, witnessing the conviction of the people of our beloved Virgin Islands (VI). Not so much because I am for, or against, a march for our economic freedom, but because I see our people rising with conviction at a time that tests our strength as a nation.

May 23rd, 2018
March placards & banners ready!- Ayana S. Hull

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI - Organisers of the march from the Sunday Morning Well to the Governor’s Office in protest to the United Kingdom decision to make accounts information for the offshore sector public via registries has announced that banners and placards are ready.

May 23rd, 2018
‘Their personal wallet under attack, they screaming out march’ – Community activist

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI – Community activist, Floyd Burnett aka 'Heritage', has stated that he supports the march against the United Kingdom but firmly believes there are other things that the Virgin Islands (VI) community should also march against, such as the missing $7.2 million, the insurance companies, the overspending on the Tortola Pier Park and many more issues.

May 23rd, 2018
Archer in the big chair, named Acting Governor

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI - As some 10,000 plus residents are getting ready to descend on Government House in Road Town on the main Island of Tortola in one of the most significant demonstrations to date come Thursday, May 24, 2018, it has been announced that Deputy Governor David D. Archer, Jr. is acting Governor.

May 18th, 2018
Governor dodges protest; meets with organising committee

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- The United Kingdom appointed Governor, Augustus J. U. Jaspert will not be in the Territory on the day of the public demonstration, Thursday, May 24, 2018, where residents have come together to fight the Bill by the UK House of Commons to make beneficial owners public.



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