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June 20th, 2022
‘We have to stop treating people like they are less than us’- Hon Turnbull

DUFF BOTTOM, Tortola, VI- Minister for Natural Resources and Labour Hon Melvin M. Turnbull (R2) has called out the inefficiency in various government departments, which he said has affected both employers and employees, including work permit holders.

June 11th, 2021
Expat exiting VI forced to leave her infant child @ airport- Skelton-Cline claims

BAUGHERS BAY, Tortola, VI- Host of the Honestly Speaking Radio Programme, Mr Claude O. Skelton Cline has called on locals to treat expatriates better, following reports of a woman who had to leave her infant behind while she exited the country to allow for her work permit to be processed for new employment.

April 26th, 2021
Treat our local lawyers better! Hon Smith to law firms

DUFF'S BOTTOM, Tortola, VI- Deputy Speaker of the House of Assembly, Honourable Neville A. Smith (AL) is advocating for local legal luminaries to be treated better.

February 18th, 2021
JvD ‘doing better’ under Fahie Gov’t – Caller tells Premier

BAUGHERS BAY, Tortola, VI – While commending the Virgin Islands Party (VIP) Government on the ‘great job’ they have been doing, one caller from the sister island of Jost van Dyke has declared that the island is doing a lot better under the Premier Andrew A. Fahie (R1) administration, that it did under previous administrations.

December 13th, 2020
Speaker Willock calls for practice of Co-equal Branches of Government

DUFFS BOTTOM, Tortola, VI- Against the backdrop of a Special Sitting by the House of Assembly (HoA) to celebrate the 70th anniversary of the restoration of the Legislature [December 5, 1950] in the Virgin Islands, Speaker of the HoA, Hon Julian Willock made some pointed statements during his announcement in the Legislature.

November 27th, 2020
UK OTs Minister Elizabeth G. Sugg's resignation solves nothing for OTs- Commentator

LONDON, United Kingdom- The United Kingdom (UK) Minister for Overseas Territories (OTs), Baroness Elizabeth G. Sugg on Wednesday, November 25, 2020, resigned from her post amid the UK government’s decision to reduce the amount it will spend on overseas aid in the upcoming year.

August 5th, 2020
The plight of immigrants in the VI- The message is clear


The entire Virgin Islands has been closely observing the developments within the Territory since the beginning of the year under the new VIP administration, and sure enough one would expect to have flip flops here and there every now and then given that the new administration consists mainly of new and inexperienced political representatives, which in one way could be a very good thing in that they are less likely to make decisions based on conventional norms.

April 12th, 2020
‘Treatment’ for COVID-19 ordered- Premier Fahie

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- Noting that Government was trying to be preventative and yet proactive, Premier and Minister of Finance, Honourable Andrew A. Fahie (R1) disclosed on Thursday, April 9, 2020 that the Territory will be receiving some three thousand to four thousand supplies of "treatment" for COVID-19 disease.

February 5th, 2020
'More & more stories' of bad treatment in schools coming out – Hon Turnbull

MEYERS ESTATE, Tortola, VI- Member of the Opposition and Second District Representative, Honourable Melvin M. Turnbull has claimed that more stories of bad-treatment of school children are coming to light ever since a teacher at the Ivan Dawson Primary School in Cane Garden Bay reportedly gave a student Pine-Sol to gargle.

October 28th, 2019
‘Support us, rather than break us down’- Dr Heskith A. Vanterpool

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- “I believe that the government, politicians and various parties of this country should support what we are trying to do here rather than breaking it down.”

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