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January 25th, 2023
VI needs a Unity Gov’t that is elected & not selected – Skelton-Cline

BAUGHERS BAY, Tortola, VI – Talk show host Claude O. Skelton-Cline has lauded the concept of a Government of National Unity as a good one; however, he slammed the process that led to the formation of the latest Unity Government led by Premier Dr the Hon Natalio D. Wheatley (R7).

January 24th, 2023
The Virgin Islands Constitution & the Greater Good

Kedrick E. Malone

Ironically, the Virgin Islands Constitution review was to be considered in 2017 as it is customarily up for review every 10 years.

January 24th, 2023
Fourth HoA 'one of the most productive terms'; 101 pieces of legislation passed- Gov Rankin

DUFF’S BOTTOM, Tortola, VI – The Government of the Virgin Islands has laid out its legislative agenda for the start of the Fifth Session of the current Fourth House of Assembly (HoA), which is ‘likely’ to be the last, according to Governor John J. Rankin, CMG, in his deliverance of the 2023 Speech from the Throne.

January 24th, 2023
VI Premier maintains he ‘unequivocally’ never slept on Antigua airport floor

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI – Despite clarifying that he never slept on the airport floor as a result of a flight delay in Antigua, Virgin Islands Premier and Minister of Finance, Dr the Hon Natalio D. Wheatley (R7) is being accused of discrediting a local media house, specifically Guavaberry Media Inc operated by Rosemary Cindy Rosan.

January 23rd, 2023
Fake elections & bogus constitutions

Alred C. Frett

Selling out our Country is like losing our Children:

Several years ago, they took me off a radio station, not because I had done or said anything wrong, but it was their Radio Station, and according to them, they didn’t like what I was saying, so that was enough justification - A case of ‘Might makes Right’ and, ever since, our Country has moved from bad to worse - Nonetheless, I still choose to deliver ‘Truth for the Youth’ even if some of you still dislike the message.

January 21st, 2023
No discussions to run as Unity Gov’t ‘but anything can happen’- Hon Penn

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI –Minister for Health and Social Development under the Government of National Unity, Hon Marlon A. Penn (R8) said while he has had no discussions on current elected officials taking on Elections 2023 as a Unity Government, anything can happen between before elections day.

January 21st, 2023
Values make a nation

Dickson C. Igwe

A country without an appropriate set of guiding values and principles: invisible rules of conscience and morality that sit in the hearts and souls of its residents, is a vessel with neither compass nor rudder. It will end up on the rocks.

January 20th, 2023
UK antagonism & threats still hovering over VI– Shaina M. Smith-Archer

BAUGHERS BAY, Tortola, VI- Chairman of the BVI Chamber of Commerce and Hotel Association (BVICCHA), Mrs Shaina M. Smith-Archer says there remains antagonism from the United Kingdom (UK) as it relates to their relationship with the Virgin Islands (VI).

January 19th, 2023
Hon Penn may become future VI Premier but not in 2023 – Claude O. Skelton-Cline

BAUGHERS BAY, Tortola, VI - Social Commentator Claude O. Skelton-Cline said while he believes the current National Democratic Party (NDP) Chairman and Minister for Health and Social Development, Hon Marlon A. Penn (R8), may become the Premier at some point in the future, that time is not in 2023.

January 18th, 2023
Is Marlon A. Penn the new NDP Chairman?

EAST END, Tortola, VI- Since the former Chairman Myron V. Walwyn tendered his resignation on May 21, 2019, as Chairman the National Democratic Party (NDP) the party has been without a leader.

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