Got TIPS or BREAKING NEWS? Please call 1-284-442-8000 direct/can also WhatsApp same number or Email ALL news;                               ads call 1-284-440-6666


March 4th, 2023
Impunity in Governance

Dickson C. Igwe

The well-worn cliché, that power corrupts and absolute power corrupts absolutely, is an assertion that should guide Julius Caesar, if he or she wants a wholesome, happy, and lengthy tenure in office. Sadly it never really does. When he possesses power, Caesar is unrestrained in his appetites.

February 25th, 2023
UK oversight steadies an unruly vessel

Dickson C. Igwe

Wise residents fully understand that UK oversight of the Virgin Islands is required at this time. Complete culture change towards an honest society is the singular route to self-determination for the territory. Until then, UK oversight is necessary for the Virgin Islands.

January 14th, 2023
Good choices make a strong nation

Dickson C. Igwe

This Old Boy has a perverse delight in reading the lamentations of residents of specific societies. It is not schaden-freude. It is a simple acknowledgment that we all reap what we sow individually, socially, and corporately.

December 10th, 2022
Honesty is always the best policy

Dickson C. Igwe

Now, there has been a lot of asserting by the media and others on the virtues or the lack of virtue thereof, of the UK Foreign and Commonwealth Office holding a legal instrument that will suspend the Virgin Islands Constitution if there is any willful defiance of adopting fully the recommendations of the Virgin Islands Commission of Inquiry.

December 6th, 2022
Revenues from money transfers dropped in 2022 compared to 2021– Premier

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI – The Government of the Virgin Islands earned less from money transfer revenues in 2022 compared to 2021, according to Virgin Islands Premier and Minister of Finance, Dr the Hon Natalio D. Wheatley (R7).

December 3rd, 2022
If locals are to benefit from economy, they must be able to fill jobs – Premier

DUFF'S BOTTOM, Tortola, VI - Virgin Islands (VI) Premier and Minister of Finance, Dr the Hon Natalio D. Wheatley (R7) says if Virgin Islanders are to truly benefit from local economy, then they must be able to benefit from the job market as well as be able to fill available jobs as production capacity increases.

November 19th, 2022
A productive Virgin Islands

Dickson C. Igwe

Productivity is the increase in economic growth resulting from deliberate social and economic policy. Productivity in the British Virgin Islands means driving the economy towards an increase in economic growth that further leads to a better quality of life for all residents.

August 27th, 2022
Infrastructure, inflation & the cost of living

Dickson C. Igwe

Poor social and physical infrastructure is costly to residents and causes inflation to inflict greater woe on a society.

August 25th, 2022
Guard against falling into 'depression' over cost of living in VI- Skelton-Cline

BAUGHERS BAY, Tortola, VI– Talk show host Mr Claude O. Skelton-Cline has called on persons in the Virgin Islands (VI) to remain vigilant and not allow the trials of today’s world to drive them into depression or financial challenges.

August 13th, 2022
Inflation in the Virgin Islands

Dickson C. Igwe

Price controls and reducing taxes will not alleviate the inflation burden in the Virgin Islands. Only charity and handouts to the needy will help contain suffering.

Follow Us On