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March 24th, 2018
‘Some bridges are made to be burned down’- Hon Ronnie W. Skelton

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- It was Deputy Premier and Minister for Natural Resources and Labour Dr The Honourable Kedrick D. Pickering (R7) who, in supporting the Bill for the Virgin Islands Recovery and Development Agency Act 2018, had stated during the Third Sitting of the Third Session of the Third House of Assembly on March 22, 2018 that he had seen the movie Black Panther and one of the things that stuck with him is when the Wakanda chief had spoken at the United Nations.

March 15th, 2018
'Members of HoA behave like street boys & girls' - Hon Fraser

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI – Opposition Member Honourable Julian Fraser RA, has chastised the members of the House of Assembly (HoA) for scheduling other functions during the same time as HoA sittings, which he described as “disrespectful”.

March 6th, 2018
'Remove Hon Walwyn as Education Minister' - Claude O. Skelton-Cline

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- There is overwhelming evidence to support the fact that there is much division in the National Democratic Party (NDP) Government, but the Minister for Education and Culture Hon Myron V. Walwyn (AL) speaking out of turn at the celebrations to honour the first Chief Minister, H. Lavity Stoutt, has caused commentator Mr Claude O. Skelton-Cline to call for him to be replaced.

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.

January 9th, 2018
I am tired: Are You?

Donald E. de Castro

We have now entered the year 2018 and I do hope and pray that the new year will be a productive, happy, peaceful and a year of pleasant experiences for all.

December 16th, 2017
Hon Turnbull lashes back @ Premier & Walwyn; 'I am no little boy'

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- The heat, tension and civil war continue within the ruling National Democratic Party (NDP). While tension was boiling behind the scene, it went public first when Honourable Melvin M. Turnbull (R2) slammed his boss, Premier and Minister of Finance Dr The Honourable D. Orlando Smith (AL), on a local radio station ZBVI 780 AM on December 6, 2017.

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”.

April 19th, 2017
NDP Gov’t is no longer fit to serve- Claude O. Skelton-Cline

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- Making a case that there is need for a new group of thinkers to come forward as an alternative for the National Democratic Party (NDP) Government, former Managing Director of the BVI Ports Authority (BVIPA), Mr Claude O. Skelton-Cline blasted his own NDP Government saying they have betrayed the people they were elected to serve.

January 11th, 2017
Another local family allegedly ordered off beach

WEST END, Tortola, VI – A Manager of Sugar Mill Hotel & Restaurant in Little Apple Bay, on the Western End of Tortola, is accused of attempting to force a family off the beach there but was met with strong resistance, which almost turned violent.

November 11th, 2016
Hon Fraser wants no fight with Hon O’Neal

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- Leader of the Opposition Hon Julian Fraser RA (R3) seems to have no interest in “trading punches” with Ninth District Representative Dr The Hon Hubert O’Neal, who shockingly threatened to knock the veteran legislator out.



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