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June 27th, 2018
VI residents told to stop divisive ‘Indigenous/Belonger’ rhetoric

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI - Virgin Islanders are being called on to rein in, the brewing divisive rhetoric over ‘perceived discrimination’ against first generation persons born in the Territory versus ‘Indigenous’ VIslanders and Belongers—including in the political sphere.

March 13th, 2018
Recovery & Development Agency will be headed by 'one of our own' - Premier Smith

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI - While persons have continued to voice their strong opinions about the formation of a Recovery and Development Agency that was required by the United Kingdom (UK) in order for the territory to receive monies, Dr The Honourable D. Orlando Smith (AL), Premier and Minister of Finance, has reassured that VIslanders will have first preference at the helm of the Recovery and Development Agency as well as receive contracts in the redevelopment process.

December 4th, 2012
UPDATE: Igwe fires back at alleged ‘anti-globalisation’ detractor

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI – Commentator Dickson Igwe has fired back at a detractor, reiterating his position that globalisation clearly needed to be embraced by VIslanders in order for the Virgin Islands (VI) to move forward.

September 27th, 2012
Expatriates & VIslanders need each other for survival - talk show hosts

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI – Making reference to the contribution of expatriate workers (“down-islanders” as he called them) to the development of the Virgin Islands (VI), as was raised recently on the Speak Your Mind TV talk show, Doug Wheatley agreed with host Sam Henry that there was a symbiotic relationship in existence.



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