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September 26th, 2023
Losing a country & turning bread into stone

Alred C. Frett

The Promises & Projections of Politics:

Thanks for your comments about the Broadcasts and Articles... It is good to know that you read and listen, even if you disagree... The subjects are always open for debate, and it’s always good to spread the Word and hear the opinions of others... For Centuries, those in Power replaced Truth with Lies and we suffered for it... Perhaps Today will be a brand-new beginning, and a time to finally release our Chains.

January 21st, 2023
Gov’t rolling out upgraded tax admin system in March 2023

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI - The Inland Revenue Department in its bid to improve its database to allow taxpayers greater access and flexibility is preparing its Standard Integrated Government Tax Administration System – SIGTAS 3.0 to go live in March 2023.

September 5th, 2022
VI Project Planning, Programming & Progress

Edgar Leonard

The following familiar motto is attributable to Benjamin Franklin, “if you fail to plan, you plan to fail.” Another familiar slogan for the British Army is, “preparation prevents piss poor performance.” The US Army equivalent is, “prior planning prevents piss poor performance.”

August 31st, 2022
Prices & taxes gone up while ‘rate of pay constant’ in VI- Hon Malone

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- Opposition Member Hon Carvin Malone (AL) has called on legislators to find ways to ease the burden on the people of the Virgin Islands (VI) as, according to him prices for goods and services, along with taxes, have gone up while the rate of pay has remained mostly constant.

February 24th, 2022
Beware the sons of Solomon & the wisdom we spurn

Alred C. Frett

Why Repeat the Mistakes of Others?

We live and learn so, it would be nice if we could say or hear something just once and that would be enough – However, in Today’s World of conspiracies and propaganda; once never seems to be enough for although we claim to search for Truth, yet, when we find it, we still reject it… Subsequently, our Lives and World are ruled by many who regard lying as talent and find it as easy to lie as to breathe – In this, Trump is not alone.

April 25th, 2021
VISA, taxes, Work Permit fees waived under Work in Paradise Programme

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- As a means of attracting persons to take advantage of the Work in Paradise Programme (WIPP), the Government of the Virgin Islands will be waiving a number of taxes and fees as well as VISA for persons qualifying for the programme.

October 5th, 2020
Over $20K spent in 2 months to deport illegal persons– Hon Wheatley

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- Minister for Natural Resources, Labour and Immigration Honourable Vincent O. Wheatley (R9) said the Government of the Virgin Islands spent at least $20,000 in the past two months to deport illegal persons from the Virgin Islands.

May 2nd, 2017
Thanks to Trumpism our people may finally see the light

Alred C. Frett

The rapid Transition from Bad to Worse:

As we leave one month and enter the next there is so much happening that it’s difficult to keep up… Nonetheless, we must choose whether to reside under the Bubble of Ignorance or real Life which shows all happenings are interconnected… Subsequently, we passed the 100-Day mark since Obama relinquished the Presidency to Trump and I will later explain why I thank The Donald.

March 1st, 2017
Hocus Pocus

By Thomas C. Famous

“Hocus Pocus!!”


Two of the signature terms of magicians.

January 28th, 2017
Gay marriages, taxes on junk foods to be debated by high schoolers

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- The controversial subject of gay marriages will be one of the topics of argument in the National High School Debating Competition at Eileene L. Parsons Auditorium on Monday January 30, 2017.

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