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Local Politics

October 21st, 2014
‘Stop calling yourselves the VI; We are the VI!’ – Donald E. de Castro

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI – Popular talk show host Mr Donald E. de Castro staged a protest by angrily walking out of the Democratic Candidates for Governor and Lt. Governor of the United States Virgin Islands Honourable Donna M. Christensen and Basil C. Ottley Jr.’s press conference held at Maria’s By The Sea yesterday October 20, 2014.

October 21st, 2014
‘Broken trust a major issue in the USVI’ – Hon Donna M. Christensten

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI - “The USVI is not in a good place, I live on St Croix, things are very, very low there so we realize that as we prepare to take the realm of government in the US Virgin Islands we have many challenges,” said United States Virgin Islands (USVI) Candidate for Governor Honourable Donna M. Christensen who was in the company of her running mate for Lt. Governor Mr Basil C. Ottley Jr.

October 18th, 2014
National visions and national development plans

By Dickson Igwe

A national vision is a grand idea. It is a panorama of the national mindset. It is a picture in the heart of the citizen and resident, of El Dorado, the land of milk and honey. And the national vision is often best expressed in art, poetry, song, dance, and colorful prose.

October 17th, 2014
‘Speaking your mind a waste of time!’ – Talk show caller

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI – A caller to the Speak Your Mind television talk show last Saturday October 11, 2014 believes it is a waste of time to speak out in the Territory because of the lack of action on Government’s part with regards to complaints by the public and the perceived unfairness of the justice system.

October 17th, 2014
Is Ag. CIO Guy Hill being forced out?

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI - There continues to be whispers inside the National Democratic Party (NDP) Administration about the future of the Acting Chief Immigration Officer Guy Hill.

October 15th, 2014
Who will be the next Att Gen? Will Locals be overlooked?

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI - As the days count down for the ending of the Virgin Islands’ Attorney General Dr the Honourable Christopher P. Malcolm’s contract, the search is on for his replacement.

October 11th, 2014
King Vision & Queen Infrastructure

By Dickson Igwe

The following narrative argues that vision is crucial to deciding on a national infrastructure model. Understanding a country’s physical and social infrastructure requirements begins with having an overarching national vision. The national vision is a grand idea.

October 10th, 2014
‘Labour Minister needs to be replaced!’ – Edmund G. Maduro

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI – Radio Talk Show host Edmund G. Maduro has sworn to take the fight for a woman, who he believes was unfairly dismissed, to as far as the Governor if he does not get any response from Minister for Natural Resources and Labour Dr the Honourable Kedrick D. Pickering.

October 8th, 2014
‘We need whistleblowing legislation!' – Doug Wheatley

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI – Talk Show host Doug Wheatley believes it is important to have whistleblowing legislation and the mechanism for persons to make reports when things are not being done as prescribed by law or standards in state and other agencies.

October 7th, 2014
‘There are troubling trends in Education!’ – PEP Pres. Natalio D. Wheatley

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI –The People’s Empowerment Party (PEP) believes that education at an early age must go hand in hand with the development needs of the Territory and that persons must be channeled into the areas most needed in order to build the economy.

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