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October 6th, 2023
Premier asks for UN support to raise awareness of self-gov’t options in VI

NEW YORK, NY, USA – Virgin Islands Premier and Minister of Finance Dr the Hon Natalio D. Wheatley (R7) has asked for United Nations (UN) support in raising awareness of the options of self-governance in the VI.

August 3rd, 2023
It's time to think about our ‘self-determination & our freedom’- Willock

SEA COWS BAY, Tortola, VI- As the people of the [British] Virgin Islands (VI) observe this year’s Emancipation activities–marking the abolishment of slavery–former Speaker of the House of Assembly (HoA) Mr Julian Willock believes the time is right to seriously reconsider “self-Determination” and ultimately “freedom” from the United Kingdom (UK).

February 26th, 2023
VI’s Roadmap: National Sustainable Development Plan launches Monday

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- Considered the Virgin Islands’ roadmap for the next 15 years, the National Sustainable Development Plan (NSDP), which was recently debated in the House of Assembly (HoA) will be launched tomorrow, Monday, February 27, 2023, at 2:30 PM at the BVI Finance Conference Room in Road Town.

February 3rd, 2023
VI’s Nat’l Sustainable Development Plan will not ‘rest on the shelves’- Premier

DUFF’S BOTTOM, Tortola, VI– Premier and Minister of Finance, Dr the Hon Natalio D. Wheatley (R7) has laid the Virgin Islands' National Sustainable Development Plan (NSDP) on the table of the House of Assembly, paving the way for debate on it.

January 17th, 2023
Dr Wheatley has too much of national agenda to focus on D7- Kevon S. Lettsome

BAUGHER'S BAY, Tortola, VI– Seventh District political candidate in the 2023 election, Kevon S. Lettsome has criticised current Premier and Seventh District Representative Dr the Hon Natalio D. Wheatley as having too much of a portfolio-driven national agenda to be able to adequately make a positive impact in the district he represents.

November 10th, 2022
What are the VI's Self-Determination options?

Edgar Leonard

The right to self-determination for colonised territories is a right that is a generally accepted principle of international law advocated by the UN.

October 30th, 2022
'It's time for VI to seek its freedom'- Julian Willock

SEA COWS BAY, Tortola, VI- Former Speaker of the Virgin Islands House of Assembly (HoA) Mr Julian Willock believes it is time for the Virgin Islands (VI) to seek self-determination; however, it will be a hard task convincing the people due to the current narrative perpetuated by the Commission of Inquiry (CoI) and the Commissioner’s report.

August 2nd, 2022
Hon Vanterpool blasts Commonwealth as reminder of UK enslavement

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI– Fourth District Representative in the Virgin Islands (VI) House of Assembly, Hon Mark H. Vanterpool has blasted the Commonwealth as a reminder of the scores of nations that were once colonies of the United Kingdom and subjected to slavery.

June 23rd, 2022
UK’s interference has ‘undercut stability of democracy’ in Bermuda- Hon Kathy L. Simmons

HAMILTON, Bermuda- “When the United Kingdom has and does involve itself in Bermuda’s domestic affairs, it undercuts the stability of our democracy and undermines and demoralises the collective desire for Bermuda to handle our own affairs.”

May 25th, 2022
‘Crux of the matter’ in VI is really about nation building- Shaina M. Smith-Archer

BAUGHER'S BAY, Tortola, VI- Activist and political candidate Mrs Shaina M. Smith-Archer says the challenges of today’s Virgin Islands are really about nation-building amidst the conversation of direct rule and more self-determination.

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