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August 16th, 2020
VI COVID-19 free again as case 9 recovers

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- The Virgin Islands (VI) is once again COVID-19 free as its 9th recorded case has since recovered, according to Minister for Health and Social Development, Hon Carvin Malone (AL).

April 30th, 2020
Target 'high-end' people with 7% bank transfer fee - Skelton-Cline

BAUGHERS BAY, Tortola, VI - Calling for the money transfer locations to be opened and affirming his support for the 7% fee on monies sent out the country, 'Honestly Speaking' radio show moderator, Mr Claude O. Skelton-Cline has called on the Andrew A. Fahie (R1) administration to start targeting those who export monies through the local banking system.

April 29th, 2020
'UK standing in the way of your stimulus package'- Skelton-Cline

BAUGHERS BAY, Tortola, VI- "The United Kingdom is standing in the way of your stimulus package," were the worrying words of government consultant and ZBVI radio show moderator, Mr Claude O. Skelton-Cline to the people of the Virgin Islands on Monday, April 27, 2020.

February 12th, 2020
Increment payments not coming fast enough -Claude O. Skelton-Cline

BAUGHERS BAY, Tortola, VI - While Government has been keeping its promise of paying outstanding increments to public servants in the Virgin Islands (VI), those payments are not coming fast enough, says commentator, Mr Claude O. Skelton-Cline.

December 17th, 2019
Another Christmas in ‘far from ideal conditions’- Gov Jaspert

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- It appears His Excellency Governor Augustus J.U Jaspert is not too impressed by the state of recovery since the 2017 hurricanes destroyed the Virgin Islands.

September 23rd, 2019
‘Stop the PR, move on with nation building’ – Hon Marlon A. Penn

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- Those in opposition of the Virgin Islands Party (VIP) led government have alleged that the first six months of the present administration has been based mainly on public relations and have called on government to move on to nation building.

August 17th, 2019
‘UK demands for loan guarantee far from reasonable’ - Premier Fahie

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI – First announced under the Dr D. Orlando Smith, National Democratic Party (NDP) government, the United Kingdom (UK) through a recovery and reconstruction package for the Virgin Islands (VI) had promised up to £300 million in loan guarantees and £10 million in grants to support the Territory's recovery after Hurricanes Irma and Maria of 2017.

May 29th, 2018
Ambassador Wheatley blasts PM May

LONDON, England, UK - It was on May 24, 2018, that the Virgin Islands (VI) diplomat E. Benito Wheatley told Prime Minister of Great Britain the Rt. Hon. Theresa M. May at Number 10 Downing Street that the “United Kingdom (UK) Government has undermined the partnership between the VI and the UK at a critical time when the islands remain extremely vulnerable and are recovering from two devastating category 5 hurricanes in 2017, while preparing for an active 2018 hurricane season.”

May 12th, 2018
There is no dream, without learning

Dickson Igwe

What type of learning culture is required to take the Virgin Islands into the next epoch in its history and development?

April 3rd, 2018
'I as an elected member don't know diddly squat. Ain’t that a shame!' Hon Christian

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI - It was during the continuation of the Third Sitting of the House of Assembly (HoA) debate on the Virgin Islands Recovery and Development Agency Act 2018 on March 23, 2018 that backbencher Honourable Archibald C. Christian (AL), Junior Minister for Tourism, pointed out that persons are seen working on different projects and he is not aware who these persons are.

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