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October 12th, 2021
VI Premier speaks up for Caribbean people violated by UK

WICKHAM’S CAY II, Tortola, VI- Pointing out the hypocrisy of the United Kingdom (UK) regarding their treatment of particularly Caribbean people, Premier and Minister of Finance Honourable Andrew A. Fahie (R1) has painted a grim but all too true picture of the atrocities that the people of the Virgin Islands and the rest of the region have faced at the hands of the United Kingdom (UK), including via slavery and the more recent Windrush Scandal.

August 26th, 2021
UK woman pays US$500K in reparations to UWI

CAVE HILL, Barbados, WI- While the United Kingdom (UK) Government has refused to directly address the question of reparations for slavery, one UK citizen has taken it upon herself to pay $500,000 in reparations to the University of the West Indies (UWI).

August 7th, 2021
VI’s high starch, alcohol & sugary diets have genesis in slavery- Eugenia O'Neal

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI – VI Author and researcher, Eugenia O'Neal has linked the current unhealthy high starch and sugary foods of Virgin Islanders to the legacies of slavery and the plantation diet.

July 4th, 2021
Statues of Queen Victoria & QE II torn down in Canada

MANITIBA, Winnipeg, Canada- A prominent statue of Queen Victoria and a statue of Queen Elizabeth II have has been torn down by protesters in Canada as anger grows over the deaths of indigenous children at residential schools.

June 17th, 2021
Attaboy?! Controversial ‘Gus’ Jaspert rewarded with CMG title by UK

LONDON, United Kingdom- While the Government of the Virgin Islands (VI) had complained to the United Kingdom (UK) Government of the alleged disregard for the Virgin Islands Constitution, disrespect to the legislature and disregard for the right of the territory to seek more autonomy and ultimately independence by then-governor Augustus J. U. Jaspert, it did nothing, according to Premier Andrew A. Fahie (R1), but has instead rewarded Jaspert with royal honour.

May 24th, 2021
VI’s fate in hands of UK Monarch ‘is unacceptable’ in 2021 - Skelton-Cline

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI – Radio talkshow host Claude O. Skelton-Cline has called 'unacceptable' the reserved powers of the Queen as laid out in the Virgin Islands Constitution Order 2007 to make laws for peace and order in the territory.

April 3rd, 2021
UK’s latest race report ‘gives green light to racists’- Mother of slain black teen

LONDON, UK - Doreen D. Lawrence OBE, the mother of black youth Stephen Lawrence who was murdered by UK racists in 1993, has condemned a Johnson government-commissioned report that claimed the UK no longer had a system rigged against minorities.

March 25th, 2021
Royal Family goes on subtle PR defense against racist accusations

LONDON, UK – Following accusations of racism against the British Royal Family by Duke Harry and wife Duchess Meghan in a Sunday, March 7, 2021, interview with Oprah G. Winfrey, the palace instead of directly addressing those concerns have gone into defence mode with a bid to downplay the ruthless tell-all by the Sussexes.

February 9th, 2021
‘Sometimes laws don't mean they are morally right’- Hon Fahie

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI – While delivering his keynote speech at the 13th Annual African Remembrance Wreath-laying Ceremony held Sunday, February 7, 2021, Premier and Minister of Finance, Hon Andrew A. Fahie (R1) reminded the people of the Virgin Islands of the oppressive nature of some laws, including those that supported slavery.

February 8th, 2021
Blood of ancestors 'still speaking' but are we listening? Premier Fahie asks

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI – Virgin Islands (VI) Premier and Minister of Finance, Hon Andrew A. Fahie (R1) has called on Virgin Islanders to honour the legacy of their ancestors and make moves towards completing their unfinished works started generations ago.

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