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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.

April 2nd, 2018
Funds for VG Festival could not be transferred to other projects - Hon Hubert R. O'Neal

LITTLE DIX BAY, Virgin Gorda, VI - “I know it is under much difficult circumstances. I know there was a lot of controversy surrounding whether we should have the festival at all, should it be cancelled and I know there were arguments for cancelling it because of what tragedy that we have been through with hurricanes Irma and Maria.”

March 24th, 2018
Borrow from home or abroad?

Dickson Igwe

Governments, even micro administrations of tiny jurisdictions, have the ability to raise finance, to an exponentially greater degree than individuals and small businesses.

March 13th, 2018
PAID AD: Rebuilding a stronger VI together

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- Below is a statement by Premier and Minister of Finance Dr The Honourable D. Orlando Smith (AL), delivered on Monday, March 12, 2018.

March 10th, 2018
Cashless in a cash filled world

Dickson Igwe

The western world is overflowing with cash. This is a consequence of quantitative easing, and monetary stimulus, combined with fearful and debt laden consumers. The following story asserts that the [British] Virgin Islands inhabits a paradoxical place. It sits between a UK austerity culture, and a world apparently drowning in cash. But the country cannot access that cash.

February 28th, 2018
A Black History Month message against using hurricanes to rob us

Alred C. Frett

It’s over 6-months since Hurricane Irma destroyed Satellite Dishes, toppled Radio Towers and severed our On-Air connections but thanks to VINO my views were kept alive via ‘Truth for the Youth’ Articles. These Hurricanes dropped us in a time zone of Natural and man-made disasters and along with the forces of evil and Impediments we encountered, I applaud your ability to survive in what is ‘our worst of times’.

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