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January 17th, 2024
Is Gov Rankin a liar? Double standards & hypocrisy over CoP investigation

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- It was about a year ago that Police Commissioner Mark Collins wrote to his friend Governor John J. Rankin asking him to send Commissioner of Customs Wade N. Smith on leave while he was being investigated.

January 7th, 2024
‘I know implementation of some CoI recommendations isn’t easy’- Gov Rankin

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- In what can be deemed as hypocritical and insensitive, United Kingdom (UK) appointed Governor of the Virgin Islands John J. Rankin, CMG has admitted implementation of some of the Commission of Inquiry (CoI) recommendations is not easy, even while he has blasted the efforts of the Virgin Islands Government and is requesting of the UK additional powers for him to speed up the implementation process.

December 27th, 2023
Governor Rankin’s departure delayed until January 2024

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- Word reaching our news cente from sources in Government House is that the Governor, John J. Rankin, CMG will no longer depart at the end of December 2023 as was previously scheduled, but instead will be leaving the territory around the middle of January 2024.

November 7th, 2023
And then we blinked & all was lost

Alred C. Frett

It’s not Magic – It’s Basic:

We label ourselves the Information Generation, but the only things we were born knowing is how to eat and poop… All our knowledge was picked up from others, so if they are wrong then we are also wrong… Nonetheless, even as we follow their hand-me-down teaching, we still think we know more than they do, so we call ourselves special, and regard others, as fools and infidels, when we may really be the idiots.

May 16th, 2023
Hypocrisy? Medicinal cannabis legal in UK since 2018 in $1.2B industry

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI– While some British Overseas Territories (OTs) like the [British] Virgin Islands and Bermuda have been blocked by the United Kingdom (UK) from setting up their medical marijuana industry, medicinal marijuana has been legal in the UK since 2018.

April 24th, 2023
Political opponents have spent entire campaign on 'kicking VIP out of office'- Premier

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- Premier and Minister of Finance Dr the Honourable Natalio D. Wheatley (R7) has lamented that the other political parties, namely National Democratic Party (NDP) and Progressive Virgin Islands Movement (PVIM), have spent their entire campaign focusing on what they termed as mistakes of the Virgin Islands Party (VIP) but have neglected to share a clear vision for the territory to their supporters.

March 31st, 2023
VI must 'sit around table with UK' on borrowing money– Hon Penn

FAT HOGS BAY, Tortola, VI - Leader of the National Democratic Party (NDP) Hon Marlon A. Penn (R8) has indicated that should the National Democratic Party (NDP) be elected into office, his team will be seeking to borrow money at better terms to build the local economy.

March 30th, 2023
Dr the Hon Natalio D. Wheatley is an 'accidental Premier'- Allen O'Neal

EAST END, Tortola, VI- Chairman of the Virgin Islands Party (VIP) and Premier and Minister of Finance Dr the Honourable Natalio D. Wheatley (R7) has fired back at National Democratic Party (NDP) At Large Candidate Mr Allen O’Neal for referring to him as an “accidental Premier”.

March 22nd, 2023
NDP seconded & benefited first from ‘Greedy Bill’- Hon Malone

BAUGHERS BAY, Tortola, VI- The National Democratic Party (NDP) is being called out for its hypocrisy over the ‘Retiring Allowances Legislative Service Amendment Act 2021’, which is now being refereed to by some as the ‘Greedy Bill’.

October 19th, 2022
No 'Breach of Trust’ committed by Police Commissioner– Gov Rankin

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI – Governor of the Virgin Islands Mr John J. Rankin, CMG has shut down questions on whether Public Officer Najan Christopher may have been unfairly treated as it relates to the law, in comparison to Commissioner of Police Mark Collins and the production and leaking of the now infamous ‘Police in Paradise Video’.

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