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February 11th, 2019
Black History Month, Local Elections & Valid Opposition

By Alfred C. Frett

Black History Month and the Making of Elections:
We are almost midway in Black History Month – The shortest and most unstable month with the habit of changing every four years… Nonetheless, many are finally recognizing our old History as a bunch of lies forced on us and harder to correct as time goes by… ‘Piss-torians’ and bad leaders have knowingly ensnared us with their self-interest fables; designed to have us hate one another.

February 2nd, 2019
Reject ‘’White Envelope’’ Politics

By Dickson C. Igwe

Now, a young Virgin Islander went on a rant on Facebook recently. He screamed at the voters who demand cash for votes.

February 1st, 2019
Gov Brian announces Jenifer C. O’Neal as OBM Director

VI CONSORTIUM

ST. THOMAS, USVI - United States Virgin Islands (USVI) Governor Albert Bryan late Thursday night, January 31, 2019 official announced Virgin Islander Jenifer C. O’Neal as director of the Office of Management and Budget, completing a financial team that he says has the acumen for the job at the territory’s current financial juncture.

January 31st, 2019
Bryan appoints OMB Director without notifying public

VI CONSORTIUM

ST. THOMAS, USVI - Governor Albert Bryan Jr has appointed a Virgin Islander from Virgin Gorda, Ms Jenifer C. O’Neal as Office of Management and Budget (OMB) Director, an important position in government because of the calamitous state of the territory’s finances.

January 29th, 2019
Local magazine hosting VIP/PVIM radio sports discussion

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI - The recently launched Sports Beat Magazine will host representatives from the Virgin Islands Party (VIP) and the Progressive Virgin Islands Movement (PVIM) during a two-hour special on Sports and Development, slated for Thursday, February 7, from 7 to 9 pm on CBN 90.9 FM.

January 9th, 2019
Will Elections date be announced @ NDP January 12, 2019 rally?

MARKET SQUARE, Road Town, Tortola, VI - Word coming from members of the National Democratic Party (NDP 1), led by Hon Myron V. Walwyn (AL) is that the 2019 election date could be announced at the next NDP political rally.

January 5th, 2019
The role of a Backbencher

By Thomas C. Famous

Today, let us take a moment to speak about the role of the backbencher. For clarity, a backbencher would be those who are elected to parliament but are not yet government ministers.

January 3rd, 2019
Last Sitting? HoA to meet on January 15, 2019

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI - Residents, the business community and the United Kingdom’s Foreign & Commonwealth Office are all anxious for the House of Assembly (HoA) to be dissolved after 8 long years of National Democratic Party (NDP) rule [2011-2019].

December 27th, 2018
3 Opposition Leaders in 3 years for HoA

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI - The Third House of Assembly (HoA) of the Virgin Islands (VI) was a historic one. It was the first time in local political history that there were three different Opposition Leaders in the life of one Assembly.

December 24th, 2018
Guard against divisive, vexing politics - Skelton-Cline

BAUGHER'S BAY, Tortola, VI – Social commentator and ZBVI 780am radio host, Mr Claude O. Skelton-Cline during his ‘Honestly Speaking’ show on December 18, 2018, is urging the people of the Virgin Islands (VI) to guard against what he calls, the ‘vexing politics of the day’ especially during the holiday season.

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