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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.

January 25th, 2021
Colonialism Lives

Thomas C. Famous

In the year of 2020, the year of the “Great lockdown”, if anyone had mentioned that in the first week of 2021, thousands of homegrown American terrorists would violently take over the Capitol Building, they would have been written off as under the influence of narcotic-like substances.

December 3rd, 2020
'I stand by’ my statements on slavery & reparations– Gov Jaspert

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI – Governor of the Virgin Islands Mr Augustus J.U. Jaspert has shunned inquiries about statements he made on slavery and reparations, telling the local press that his position on the controversial comments has not changed.

November 20th, 2020
400 years & it's the same philosophy

Thomas C. Famous

“400 years 400 years

400 years and it's the same philosophy

I said its 400 years

I said its 400 years and the people still cant see”- Peter Tosh

October 31st, 2020
Gov Jaspert ‘in a difficult position’ to apologise – CoP Matthews

BAUGHERS BAY, Tortola, VI – United Kingdom (UK) national and Commissioner of Police, Mr Michael B. Matthews says the Governor of the Virgin Islands, Mr Augustus J.U. Jaspert is in a difficult position to apologise for comments he made regarding the UK not paying reparations to the descendants of slaves in the VI.

October 25th, 2020
'UK owes us apology & compensation for slavery'- Kishmet B. Daniel

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- Rastafarian and Virgin Islander Kishmet B. Daniel believes the Virgin Islands is quite in order to call for reparations for the evil acts of slavery and thinks if Africans were the enslavers they would have paid reparations.

October 1st, 2020
Slap in the face? UK supports Governor’s stance on slavery reparations – Premier

DUFFS BOTTOM, Tortola, VI – Premier and Minister of Finance, Hon Andrew A. Fahie (R1) has revealed that the United Kingdom (UK) has indicated that it backs the position of the Virgin Islands (VI) Governor, Mr Augustus J.U. Jaspert, regarding paying no reparations to the VI for the cruel acts of slavery.

September 30th, 2020
‘Could you imagine a street in London called Holocaust Highway?’ – Hon Flax-Charles

DUFFS BOTTOM, Tortola, VI - Some three weeks after outgoing Governor of the Virgin Islands (VI) Mr Augustus J.U. Jaspert irked Virgin Islanders of African ancestry when he said relics of slavery should remain in the VI, one legislator has finally broken the silence of the House of Assembly (HoA) on the matter.

September 24th, 2020
'You can't allow people to come into your country & disrespect you’- Skelton-Cline

BAUGHERS BAY, Tortola, VI – ‘Honestly Speaking’ radio host Mr Claude O. Skelton-Cline, in reiterating calls for the Governor Augustus J.U. Jaspert to apologise for statements made about slavery reparations, has urged Virgin Islanders to not allow disrespect from outsiders.

September 24th, 2020
‘Let's not forget from whence we came’- Kishmet B. Daniel reminds VI in poem

DUFF’S BOTTOM, Tortola, VI- As the Virgin Islands and the rest of the world battle the coronavirus pandemic, the issues of racial injustice grip the globe and the Territory looks towards Constitutional Review and ultimately self-determination, local entrepreneur, cultural advocate and poet, Kishmet B. Daniel has some words of encouragement, particularly for the people of the VI and descendants of slaves.

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