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March 2nd, 2024
DR diaspora marks Independence with a Baseball Tournament in the VI

LONG BUSH, Tortola, VI - As part of the Dominican Republic 2024 independence activities which is celebrated on February 28, 2024, each year, persons from the Virgin Islands and the Dominican Republic Diaspora hosted a baseball tournament deemed ‘Torneo de Independencia’ in the Virgin Islands.

January 30th, 2024
We will be whatever we allow ourselves to be

Alred C. Frett

Being Called on to Fight for a Lost Cause:

All our lives we were taught to ‘go along in order to get along’... Society conditioned us to be weak-kneed and feeble-minded; always ready to ignore our own needs while sacrificing ourselves for others... Welcome to a New World… Today, we are about to embark on a journey of Facts, but if you are stuck on valuing yourself through the Eyes and Mouths of others, this Message may be too deep for you to fathom.

November 26th, 2023
VI Premier congratulates Suriname on 48th independence anniversary

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- The Government of the Virgin Islands, via its Premier and Minister of Finance Dr the Honourable Natalio D. Wheatley (R7) has congratulated the people of Suriname as they celebrated their country's independence from the Netherlands.

October 14th, 2023
Hon Fraser to Premier -'dude stop apologizing for fighting for our independence'

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- Veteran Legislator and Opposition Member Hon Julian Fraser RA (R3) told Premier and Minister of Finance, Dr the Honourable Natalio D. Wheatley (R7) to “stop apologizing for fighting for our independence.”

May 12th, 2023
UK should 'welcome' any OT wishing full integration- UK MP

LONDON, UK- A British Member of Parliament (MP) has said the United Kingdom (UK) should make it clear that any of its Overseas Territories (OTs) are welcome to exercise the option of integration into the United Kingdom (UK).

February 11th, 2023
VI-UN relations ‘stronger than ever’ towards greater self-governance – Premier

DUFF’S BOTTOM, Tortola, VI - Virgin Islands Premier and Minister of Finance, Dr the Hon Natalio D. Wheatley (R7) says the United Nations (UN) and Virgin Islands relationship is stronger than ever with the UN being the Territory’s main development partner to pursue sustainable development in the hopes of achieving the UN’s Sustainable Development Goals by 2030.

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.

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