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December 9th, 2020
'We gotta make a decision'- CSC calls for referendum on independence in 2023

BAUGHERS BAY, Tortola, VI- Moderator of the Honestly Speaking radio programme, Mr Claude O. Skelton-Cline said the matter of seeking independence from Great Britain should be decided at the same time the people of the territory returns to the polls.

December 2nd, 2020
Is the VI (British) ready for Independence?

Edgar Leonard

United Nations (UN) Charter XI defined Non-Self-Governing Territories (NSGT) as territories whose people have yet to attain a full measure of self-government.

November 5th, 2020
USVI overwhelmingly supports referendum for own constitution


FREDERIKSTED, St Croix, USVI- On the ballot this year was a question asking [US] Virgin Islanders whether they would support legislation that would authorise a constitutional convention to adopt the Revised Organic Act of the Virgin Islands, 68 Stat. 497, or portions of it as a Constitution for the Virgin Islands.

April 24th, 2017
‘Where you born is where you from’- Julian Willock

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- Two simple solutions to one big problem currently plaguing the Virgin Islands (UK)- that of expats children born in the territory becoming "stateless" if they do not get a passport from the country of origin of their parents- are a referendum or a change of immigration laws.

October 28th, 2016
Referendum on Independence would be ‘overwhelmingly’ defeated- Hon Fraser

SEA COWS BAY, Tortola, VI- Suggesting that the majority of the population is not informed enough on what it would mean for the Virgin Islands to achieve independence, Opposition Leader and Third District Representative Hon Julian Fraser RA believes that any soon referendum on independence would be easily defeated.

October 7th, 2016
With a set date for UK to exit the EU, VI still not @ Table

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- The Virgin Islands Political Class, including United Kingdom (UK) appointed Governor John S. Duncan OBE, Premier Dr the Honourable D. Orlando Smith, and Opposition Leader Hon Julian Fraser RA, (R3) all spoke about the UK’s decision, known as Brexit, to leave the European Union following a referendum on June 23, 2016.

June 23rd, 2016
UK & Bermuda referendums today: Same-sex marriage & EU status!

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- The political and intellectual classes in the territory will have their eyes on two important votes today that could have direct implications on the Virgin Islands (VI).

June 16th, 2016
Benefits of EU to UKOTs under threat by 'Brexit' - E. Benito Wheatley

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI – A report prepared by Peter Clegg for the United Kingdom Overseas Territories Association (UKOTA) in June 2016 has pointed out some of the benefits to the OTs of the European Union and whose benefits could be impacted by the upcoming UK referendum on EU membership, commonly referred to as 'Brexit'.

April 10th, 2015
Is Hon Walwyn casting high unemployment blame on teachers?

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI – Minister for Education and Culture Honourable Myron V. Walwyn said that the high unemployment among youth in the territory is an indictment against the education system.

September 24th, 2014
‘It's time to make some demands of the UK!’ – Doug Wheatley

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI – Radio Talk Show host Doug Wheatley believes that it is up to the people of the Virgin Islands and not the political directorate as to whether the Virgin Islands wants a Referendum for Independence.

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