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Local Politics

May 24th, 2016
Gov John S. Duncan caught lying to the public; no misquote by VINO!

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- With his credibility in the pits and with no one trusting him to bring about good governance in the Virgin Islands, controversial Governor John S. Duncan OBE has now been caught lying to the public.

May 20th, 2016
Bank knows more about Gov’t finances than HoA- Hon Andrew A. Fahie

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- Opposition Member and First District Representative Hon Andrew A. Fahie again slammed the non-transparent manner of the National Democratic Party (NDP) Government, adding that all indications show it is covering up the fact that has run the country broke.

May 20th, 2016
Edmund G. Maduro slams Hon Walwyn for abusing HoA immunity

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- Controversial radio talk show host Edmund G. Maduro slammed Minister for Education and Culture Honourable Myron V. Walwyn for what he called his use of legalised slander in that he used the House of Assembly to slander the name of a private individual under the cover of immunity.

May 18th, 2016
The word independence strikes fear in people- Julian Willock

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- While most Virgin Islanders believe that at some point the territory will have to go the route of independence from Britain, whether the territory will have the right leadership to take it to that new era is what many are most concerned about.

May 17th, 2016
VI system of Government 'satanic' – Edmund G. Maduro

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- Controversial radio talk show host Edmund G. Maduro said the Church in the Virgin Islands has remained silent throughout what he called discriminatory behaviours and has called the current system of Government “satanic.”

May 16th, 2016
Gov't pushing for 5 Star Resorts @ Prospect Reef & Beef Island- Hon Christian

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI - Honourable Archibald C. Christian has his work cut out for him as the new Junior Minister with responsibility for Tourism as he is now on the ground making sure that the sector is transformed into the pillar of the economy that it is.

May 14th, 2016
How can you tell lies about people & then want to sue? Donald E. de Castro

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- Long-time public activist and radio talk show host Donald E. de Castro said politicians using their protection in the House of Assembly from being sued for slander and libel should not abuse that privilege to attack ordinary citizens.

May 13th, 2016
VINO stands by statement on desperate & disgraced Myron V. Walwyn

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- We read today May 13, 2016 on a pro-government online news site that the controversial Minister for Education and Culture Myron V. Walwyn reportedly has filed a suit in the High Court against an ordinary citizen for defending his good name.

May 9th, 2016
Avoiding NHI's collapse by putting patients first

By Alred C. Frett

Moving from Foolishness to Possibilities:

We have finally exited April; a Special Month - not just because it is All Fools Month but because this should have been the Month of Free and Fair VI Elections that could have forestalled those damages we have seen done over the past 10-months… Even those steeped in denial have now become concerned that Leaders are unable to show real accomplishments in the People’s interest.

May 8th, 2016
Expats are scared of joining unions - Talk show hosts

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI - Television talk show host Richard C. de Castro and co-host Bevin A. George have expressed their concern over the continuation of workplace abuse in the territory, saying that the large number of work permit workers makes it difficult for there to be any worker representation.



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