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November 23rd, 2022
UK’s Supreme Court rejects Scotland’s independence referendum bid

LONDON, United Kingdom- Britain’s Supreme Court has ruled that Scotland’s government cannot unilaterally hold a second referendum on whether to secede from the United Kingdom, in a blow to independence campaigners that will be welcomed by Westminster’s pro-union establishment.

November 15th, 2022
Independent countries can't be free if rest of region is not- Dr June Soomer

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI - Chair of The UWI Open Campus Council and former Secretary General of the Association of Caribbean States (ACS) Dr June Soomer has questioned why the Virgin Islands (VI) is not independent despite having achieved much on its own.

November 11th, 2022
VI must say ‘enough to criminal activity & yes to righteousness’– Bishop Cline

DUFF'S BOTTOM, Tortola, VI – Bishop of the New Life Baptist Church in Duff's Bottom, Tortola, Mr John I. Cline has called on the people of the [British] Virgin Islands (VI) to enter 2023 in unity and to reject a host of negative traits.

November 8th, 2022
VI should aspire for independence by 2027– Bishop Cline

DUFF'S BOTTOM, Tortola, VI – Bishop of the New Life Baptist Church in Duff’s Bottom, Tortola, Mr John I. Cline has urged leaders in the Virgin Islands (VI) to commit to the advancement of the territory that leads to independence by 2027.

November 3rd, 2022
London Bridge is burning down

Thomas C. Famous

The Parliament of Westminister in London is considered “The Mother of all Parliaments.” For over 900 years laws have been passed inside of those chambers that governed not just how England, Scotland, Wales and Ireland were run, but the entirety of the British Empire.

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.

October 24th, 2022
UK will not stand in VI’s way of independence– Dr Pickering

BAUGHERS BAY, Tortola, VI – The question of more self-determination through Independence remains a contentious issue in the Virgin Islands (VI); however, according to former Deputy Premier under the National Democratic Party (NDP) administration, Dr Kedrick D. Pickering, should the VI choose to go independent, the United Kingdom (UK) may not stand in its way.

September 15th, 2022
Students tasked to make slavery reparations, VI independence a reality

SEA COWS BAY, Tortola, VI – Students of Ebenezer Thomas Primary School have been tasked to seek reparations for slavery and make independence a reality as part of their duties as the next generation of Virgin Islanders.

July 19th, 2022
VI people must be fully involved in decisions on their political future– Hon Malone

DUFF’S BOTTOM, Tortola, VI – Opposition member in the Virgin Islands (VI) House of Assembly, Hon Carvin Malone (AL) believes the people of the VI must be fully involved in the decision regarding their political future, or else any decision on the subject made by political leaders will ultimately fail.

July 15th, 2022
‘Independence is a decision for the VI people’– Premier Wheatley

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI– Premier and Minister of Finance, Dr the Hon Natalio D. Wheatley (R7) says independence for the Virgin Islands (VI) is a decision for the people of the territory.

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