Got TIPS or BREAKING NEWS? Please call 545-3572; ads call 440-6666

News

February 15th, 2019
PVIM candidates not interested in positions of power – Hon Ronnie W. Skelton

FISH BAY, Tortola, VI – With the Thursday, February 14, 2019, Nomination Day in the Virgin Islands (VI) behind us, political parties in their bid for power, are moving full speed ahead to polling day starting with advance polling on February 21, 2019, then General Elections on February 25, 2019.

December 11th, 2018
PVIM's Shaina M. Smith promises equal pay for women

FISH BAY, Tortola, VI – Virgin Islander and proud daughter of the soil Mr Shaina M. Smith, is promising to put the territory first and fight for women’s issues as an at-large candidate under the Progressive Virgin Islands Movement (PVIM).

November 16th, 2018
No principles in spate of NDP resignations, fallout – Carvin Malone

BAUGHER'S BAY, Tortola, VI - Businessman Carvin Malone, is questioning what principles lay behind the recent spate of resignations in the National Democratic Party (NDP), as they continue to haemorrhage their leadership and collapse from the inside.

November 14th, 2018
Are we heading for early elections? NDP on verge of collapse

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI - The temperature is heating up, as the split within the National Democratic Party (NDP) is now public knowledge.

May 17th, 2018
‘Social movement is necessary for a community’s progress’ - Shaina M. Smith

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI – Shaina M. Smith, political aspirant and social commentator, believes that social movement the effect change in a community is important for progress, while noting that it has helped the political development of the Virgin Islands (VI).

March 1st, 2018
'The VI society is still chauvinistic'- Shaina M. Smith

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- All over the world the discussion of equality for women and their place in politics have been had. Yesterday, Tuesday February 27, 2018, the discussion was brought home as former Manager of the BVI Ports Authority (BVIPA) and political commentator Claude O. Skelton-Cline opened talks about women in Virgin Islands politics.

February 28th, 2018
Five year terms & national elections for Premier & Deputy- Shaina M. Smith

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- Constitutional review is a topic that is top in the minds of many residents, considering how unhappy most of them are with the way the Territory is being governed. Former political candidate and commentator, Shaina M. Smith, was very vocal with her ideas on what aspects of the constitution should be changed, especially on governance of the Territory.

January 16th, 2018
'Perhaps there is victimisation' in Gov't- Cromwell Smith

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- It is a fact that many bright minds have ideas on how the country could be run effectively but prefer to stay silent rather than being victimised or labelled negative, something which has been promoted by the National Democratic Party (NDP) regime, who even tried to shut down one of its own party members in the House of Assembly (HoA) late last year after he spoke up against his district being neglected since the hurricanes of September 2017.

January 15th, 2018
‘I want my $7M back’- Shaina M. Smith

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- With the National Democratic Party Government allotting a third of the total hurricane recovery funds, approximately 250 million, to the airport expansion project, many are again wondering what happened to the $7.2M of tax payers’ money already invested in BVI Airways for direct flights from Miami in the United States of America (US) to the Virgin Islands (VI).

January 8th, 2018
Recovery plan should not only be about re-establishing - Shaina M. Smith

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- While many residents are criticising the government for formulating the Recovery Plan without the input of the populace, former political candidate Shaina M. Smith is taking it from another angle.

Weather


Follow Us On