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Local Politics

April 29th, 2019
No Pay! Prospect Reef guards got $0 since Aug 2018 - Hon Fraser

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI – Amidst its abandoned state, the hurricane devastated Prospect Reef property of the Virgin Islands (VI) government has maintained on staff, three security guards who allegedly have not been paid a salary since August of 2018.

April 29th, 2019
"We do not need anyone to police us" – Premier Fahie

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI – Premier and Minister of Finance, Hon Andrew A. Fahie (R1) says the Virgin Islands (VI) under the Virgin Islands Party (VIP) government does not need ‘policing’ given his mantra of accountability and transparency in governing the territory’s affairs.

April 27th, 2019
Early grumblings in a Govt's first term

By Dickson C. Igwe

Smart politicians pay heed to early disenchantment from voters. Why: because to be forewarned is to be forearmed

April 26th, 2019
‘If Skelton-Cline doesn’t produce he’ll be fired’ – Premier Fahie

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI – Premier and Minister of Finance, Hon Andrew A. Fahie (R1) in lashing back at critics, says the controversial $98,000 contract given to Grace Consultants, a local consultancy firm headed by Mr Claude O. Skelton-Cline was never a secret and as such, if the consultant doesn’t produce he will be fired.

April 25th, 2019
'I have received 3 major threats of assassination'- Premier Fahie

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI – Premier and Minister of Finance, Honourable Andrew A. Fahie (R1) has revealed that since becoming Premier of the Virgin Islands (VI) there have been three major threats of assassination to his life and that the matter is now classified a national security issue.

April 23rd, 2019
Mark H. Vanterpool begs Court for more time

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- Fourth District Representative-Elect Mark H. Vanterpool, through his lawyer Patrick D. Thompson, has pleaded with the High Court for more time to address the issue of legal costs following his failed attempt for Judicial Review.

April 23rd, 2019
VIP should get rid of AG Baba F. Aziz – Julio S. Henry

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI – Julio S. Henry, the outspoken Tola Radio VI host says that the ruling Virgin Islands Party (VIP) government should figure out a way to get rid of Attorney General (AG) Hon Baba F. Aziz, given his support of many poor projects under the past National Democratic Party (NDP) regime.

April 23rd, 2019
PHOTOS: D4 Saga invades VG Easter Hat Parade

VALLEY, Virgin Gorda, VI – With Easter 2019 offering a hive of activity in the territory, the Methodist Church of Virgin Gorda held their hat parade on Sunday, April 21, 2019, as part of the Virgin Gorda Easter Festival 2019.

April 22nd, 2019
Skelton-Cline deserves 98K Gov't contract – Julio S. Henry

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI – Tola Radio VI host, Julio S. Henry says the controversial contract given to Grace Consultants, a local consultancy firm headed by Mr Claude O. Skelton Cline, is deserving and a step in the right direction for the Virgin Islands Party (VIP) government to deliver on its promises.

April 20th, 2019
Vanterpool may be mentally ill - Edmund G. Maduro on D4 Saga

BAUGHER'S BAY, Tortola, VI – With the District 4 saga surrounding the resignation of Representative-elect Mark H. Vanterpool and Virgin Islands (VI) House of Assembly (HoA) Speaker, Hon Julian Willock currently before the High Court, former talk show host Mr Edmund G. Maduro is adding his voice to the conversation.

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