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May 30th, 2018
‘My allegiance is to the leader of the NDP'– Dr Pickering

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI - “I have not heard him [Dr The Honourable D. Orlando Smith (AL)] say that he was prepared to step down or that his time was up. I have not heard him say any such thing, so as far as I am concerned at this point in time, today 29th of May, my allegiance is to the leader of the NDP, Dr D. Orlando Smith.”

February 18th, 2018
O’Neal Webster has new Managing Partner, Vanessa King

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- O’Neal Webster is pleased to announce that Vanessa King, corporate, commercial, and trusts and estates attorney, stepped into the managing partner role for the law firm as of February 1, 2018.

January 30th, 2018
Six months of crying out for help just to suffer in silence

Alred C. Frett

Life is a journey and we are travelers for better or worse:

It is almost 6 months post hurricane and a journey from East to West and North to South still shows the devastating effects of Hurricanes Irma and Maria… Vivid details are still fresh in everyone’s mind and each have stories to tell but their stories are the same as yours and mine because we were all in this together and while no one expected miracles most believe
there should be far more progress.

December 14th, 2017
Hypocrite? Hon Walwyn chides Hon Turnbull for being ‘disrespectful’ to Dr Smith

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- It was during the 2011 general elections campaign trail that now Minister for Education and Culture Honourable Myron V. Walwyn (AL) infamously referred to the then Premier and Minister of Finance Honourable Ralph T. O’Neal OBE as an “Emperor without clothes”.

December 12th, 2017
‘We are still here by the grace of God not leadership’- Hon Fahie

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- “What kind of leadership do you say exist? We are still living here by the grace of God, not by any leadership that we have seen,” stated Opposition Leader Hon Andrew A. Fahie (R1) as he reiterated that the Virgin Islands is in dire need of strong leadership and that the recent hurricanes and floods only brought out what he was saying all the time about the need for better leadership of the Territory.

August 21st, 2017
Hons Skelton & Pickering best suited to lead VI – Claude O. Skelton-Cline

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI - “Is Dr Smith’s successor sitting among those senior cabinet members?” was the question put recently to Mr Claude O. Skelton-Cline by the host of JTV CH 55 “Big Story”, Peta-Gay Coombs to which he give a first-time heard assessment as to who in his mind is best fitted for the Premiership of the Virgin Islands (UK), replacing Dr The Honourable D. Orlando Smith (AL).

August 19th, 2017
‘VI leaders listen only to themselves; forgotten God’ - Bishop Cline

ROAD TOWN, Tortola VI – The call for strong yet humble leadership that listens to its people is nothing new, with even members of the ruling National Democratic Party (NDP) expressing the view.

August 16th, 2017
‘Tumbleweed is good at disguising itself’ – Claude O. Skelton-Cline

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI – “Where there is the absence of worthy leadership, unworthy persons will lead. Where there is the absence of worthy leadership, unworthy leadership will arise.”

June 8th, 2017
There needs to be a 're-shuffling of our entire' NDP Gov't - Skelton-Cline

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI – The trumpet continues to be sounded for Premier Dr The Honourable D. Orlando Smith (AL) to give up the position as Minister of Finance.

June 1st, 2017
'We need leadership that loves its people'- Claude O. Skelton-Cline

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- “All that we need is right here, but we need leadership that believes in its people. We need leadership that loves his people. You can’t lead people you don’t love. You can control and manipulate them but you can’t lead them. And what is needed in this country right now above all else is leadership and there is a deficit of leadership.”

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