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October 5th, 2021
‘Best they loose the sheep & goats in Farmers' Market'- Hon Penn

BAUGHERS BAY, Tortola, VI- In his string of criticisms against the sitting government, the man who has said he is ready to be the next Premier of the Virgin Islands, Opposition Leader Honourable Marlon A. Penn (R8), has warned of “smoke and mirrors” come elections season.

October 4th, 2021
CoI slammed for making unreasonable demands of ministers & public servants

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- The United Kingdom (UK) sponsored Commission of Inquiry (CoI) continues to face criticisms of unfair practices and trying to cast a negative light on the Government of the Virgin Islands, while seemingly ignoring ‘illuminating’ information provided to it.

September 6th, 2021
Premier: ‘I could’ve shut my mouth’ on hiring advisers like other Gov'ts

CAPPOONS BAY, Tortola, VI- Premier and Minister of Finance Honourable Andrew A. Fahie (R1) told his constituents in the First Electoral District on Sunday, September 5, 2021, he could have been silent about hiring ministerial political advisers like past governments in the Virgin Islands.

July 27th, 2021
Premier slams Opposition for peddling misinformation on Ministerial Advisors

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- In a live broadcast that lasted almost 40 minutes, Premier and Minister of Finance Honourable Andrew A. Fahie (R1) cleared the air and slammed Opposition Leader Honourable Marlon A. Penn (R8) for his comments on the Cabinet’s decision to appoint political advisors for ministers.

July 26th, 2021
Approval of Ministerial Political Advisors ‘adds salt to the wound’- Opposition Leader

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- In a lengthy press release, which has already been dubbed as hypocritical and a slap in the face of Virgin Islanders, Opposition Leader Honourable Marlon A. Penn (R8) who had chastised the Virgin Islands Government to hastily open up the borders and has since been silent during the COVID-19 explosion, has broken his silence to lambast the decision of Cabinet to approve the hiring of Ministerial Political Advisors.

July 25th, 2021
Ministerial Political Advisors is ‘aligned with what is done in UK’- Premier Fahie

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- Following the announcement by Cabinet that it has granted approval for Ministers and Junior Ministers to be assigned Ministerial Political Advisors and that the position will attract no more than $120,000 per year, there have been criticisms from some members of the public about the expenses to be incurred while some have challenged the need for the positions.

June 24th, 2021
'He was not being rude' – Skelton-Cline defends Speaker's banter before CoI

BAUGHERS BAY, Tortola, VI- Host of the Honestly Speaking Radio Programme on 780 AM ZBVI Mr Claude O. Skelton-Cline has defended the Speaker of the House of Assembly (HoA), Honourable Julian Willock, who appeared before the Commission of Inquiry (CoI) last Friday, June 18, 2021.

April 7th, 2021
UK PM urged to reject ‘disingenuous’ UK race disparities report

LONDON, United Kingdom- The imperialist United Kingdom (UK) Prime Minister Alexander Boris de Pfeffel Johnson aka ‘Boris’ has been urged to repudiate and withdraw last week’s much-maligned race disparity report, which provoked a huge backlash from critics who accused it of downplaying racism in the UK.

April 2nd, 2021
UK Gov’t commissioned report slammed for downplaying extent of racism in society

LONDON, United Kingdom- A report on race commissioned by the imperialist United Kingdom (UK) Government of Alexander Boris de Pfeffel Johnson aka ‘Boris’ has been slammed for being out of touch with reality and may have pushed the fight against racism in the UK back by “20 years or more”.

October 23rd, 2020
Gov Jaspert to deliver final Speech from the Throne Nov 5, 2020

DUFF’S BOTTOM, Tortola, VI- Outgoing Governor, His Excellency Governor Augustus J. U. Jaspert will deliver his final Speech from the Throne when the First Sitting of the Third Session of the Fourth House of Assembly (HoA) commences at the Save the Seed Energy Centre in Duff’s Bottom, Tortola on Thursday, November 5, 2020.

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