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June 21st, 2024
No one believes BVIEC is 'subsidising' electricity cost– Skelton-Cline

BAUGHERS BAY, Tortola, VI – Talk show host and clergyman Claude O. Skelton-Cline said although the BVI Electricity Corporation (BVIEC) is subsidising electricity in the VI, as claimed by the Government and the corporation, not many believe that is so due to the large amounts still being made to pay by consumers.

June 13th, 2024
‘We are drunk on the eve of reconstruction’- Claude O. Skelton-Cline

BAUGHERS BAY, Tortola, VI- “There is a sense in which we as a people have a grand opportunity, amidst all of the foul stuff, amidst some of the chaos, amidst some of the things that are ours and some beyond our [control], amidst the crises, there is an opportunity, a real opportunity, to reform, to transform, to reconstruct ourselves as a people and as a nation.”

June 5th, 2024
Nobody really knows the general policy direction of the VI – Skelton-Cline

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI– Clergyman and co-host of Eye on the Future of the Nation, a radio show on ZBVI 780 AM, said the Virgin Islands (VI) remains in a state where nobody knows the general direction of the territory as it relates to policy and this is affecting how business is done.

May 17th, 2024
Skelton-Cline arrested & charged over 2008-2010 Gov’t contracts

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI – Information coming into our news centre is that police today Friday, May 17, 2024, have arrested and charged a popular clergyman and a former Government Consultant Mr Claude O. Skelton Cline on matters relating to Government contracts.

May 15th, 2024
‘We should have 4 [music fests]- Claude O. Skelton-Cline

BAUGHERS BAY, Tortola, VI- Consultant, commentator and clergyman Claude O. Skelton-Cline has said many people are hurting in the territory yet some people continue to talk about everything except what really matters.

May 11th, 2024
War between Israel & Palestine is immoral & genocidal- Skelton-Cline

BAUGHERS BAY, Tortola, VI – Local Clergyman Claude O. Skelton-Cline has called out the war between Israel and Hamas-led Palestine groups taking place in the Middle East as one that is tragic, unethical and genocidal.

May 10th, 2024
Full CARICOM membership comes with a cost of participation– Dr Kedrick D. Pickering

BAUGHERS BAY, Tortola, VI – Former Deputy Premier and legislator Dr Kedrick D. Pickering has questioned whether the Virgin Islands (VI) can afford the cost of full CARICOM membership, a stance that rebutted that of clergyman Claude O. Skelton-Cline, who said the VI should take up a strong role in the regional body.

September 22nd, 2023
Hon de Castro told to not answer question about teachers’ strike @ Rotary meeting

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- ZBVI Radio reporter Zan Lewis, known for his blunt and hard-hitting questions at press conferences has been missing from the local media scene of late; however, he showed up at the Rotary Club of Central Tortola’s meeting at Bamboushay Restaurant and Lounge in Road Town yesterday, Thursday, September 21, 2023.

July 17th, 2023
VI’s newest billionaire citizen: Richard C.N. Branson

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI – When 124 persons took the oath to become British Overseas Territory Citizens of the Virgin Islands (VI) in the week of July 14, 2023, a familiar name, Sir Richard C.N. Branson, was amongst those listed, according to information released by the VI Government.

June 29th, 2023
‘Monogamy is not natural, it’s a choice’- Skelton-Cline

BAUGHERS BAY, Tortola, VI – While Christianity preaches monogamy and marriage between a man and a woman as good, controversial pastor and ‘Honestly Speaking’ talk show host on ZBVI 780AM, Claude O. Skelton-Cline has shared the opposite, declaring that monogamy is not natural but rather a choice.

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