CHARLOTTE AMALIE, St. Thomas, USVI – Come Sunday October 26, 2014 the Clinton E. Phipps Race Track in St. Thomas USVI will come alive with a card of seven races scheduled and a number of horses from Tortola are slated to compete in the second leg of the Virgin Islands Triple Tiara.
ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI – Radio talk show host Edmund G. Maduro said on his EGM show last night October 23, 2014 on ZROD 103.7 FM that he was asked to break the law by a former Governor with regards to the deportation of a foreigner against whom he had found no cause to do so.
By Dickson Igwe
Edgar Leonard is a popular opinion contributor in the Virgin Islands. Leonard is a bright mind. He is an analytical type. His opinion pieces on economics, and how the management of scarce resources can affect the community for better or worse are required reading for all with a stake in the territory.
ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI – Rotary clubs the world over are key in observing ‘Polio’ Day and rightfully so as Rotary has been championing the cause of fighting the dreaded disease to the point that they can take much credit for it being almost extinct from the face of the earth.
ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI – Officers of the Criminal Investigations Department (CID) are questioning one suspect in relation to last night’s October 22, 2014 shooting which left a 22-year-old male with a wound to his leg.
ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI – With his eyes red and saturated with tears which he managed to hold back during an interview with reporters Mr Elvis ‘Rush’ Demming said that he cannot come to grips with the guilty verdict slapped on his son Jevon 'I Jay' Demming as there was no evidence of him attempting to murder anyone.
ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI – Police are still encouraging persons to come forward with any information that can verify claims that a firearm was discharged outside a bar in Anegada.
DUFF’S BOTTOM, Tortola, VI - Post season action games in the Hon. Julian Fraser Save the Seed National Basketball League continues this weekend with playoffs round 2.
BEEF ISLAND, VI – Promotional Manager of GRATE BVI Music Alliance Mr Paul ‘Gadiethz’ Peart said that judging from the responses from persons who attended their event on Monday October 20, 2014 and the lineup of local artistes who performed way above expectation, they can say with confidence that they have delivered as promised.
BAUGHER’S BAY, Tortola, VI – The issue of students across the Territory especially those of the Elmore Stoutt High School (ESHS) showing scant regards for themselves and the schools they represent has been a growing challenge for the Ministry of Education, parents and the community as a whole.
BAUGHER’S BAY, Tortola, VI – What may appear to be internal issues were attempted to be dealt with in clear public view and hearing in an exchange of words as it relates to in whose hands resides the power to promote Assistant Secretary Lorna Stephens as Minister for Education and Culture Honourable Myron V. Walwyn led the call.
PARAQUITA BAY, Tortola, VI – The long awaited Soap Box Derby finally became a reality on Sunday October 19, 2014 with scores of attendees mostly families coming out to enjoy a fun-filled day of racing along the promenade of the H. Lavity Stoutt Community College (HLSCC) in Paraquita Bay.
ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI – Cruise stakeholders especially taxi operators are becoming fearful of what seems to be a pending dull season of cruise calls to the Virgin Islands as Norwegian Cruise Line (NCL) cancels its October 23, 2014 scheduled call to the Territory.
BAUGHER’S BAY, Tortola, VI – Earlier today October 21, 2014 the Virgin Islands School of Technical Studies (VISTS) re-opened its doors with much pomp and ceremony adding smiles to the faces of students as each of them were given free of cost a brand new IPad, compliments of the government of the Virgin Islands.
GREENLAND, Tortola, VI – On Sunday October 19, 2014, the St. Martin (MAF) Veterans Football Club were crowned as back-to-back Champions at the 3rd annual Old Madrid Masters Invitational Football Tournament held at the Greenland Football Field.
ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI – Popular talk show host Mr Donald E. de Castro staged a protest by angrily walking out of the Democratic Candidates for Governor and Lt. Governor of the United States Virgin Islands Honourable Donna M. Christensen and Basil C. Ottley Jr.’s press conference held at Maria’s By The Sea yesterday October 20, 2014.
ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI - “The USVI is not in a good place, I live on St Croix, things are very, very low there so we realize that as we prepare to take the realm of government in the US Virgin Islands we have many challenges,” said United States Virgin Islands (USVI) Candidate for Governor Honourable Donna M. Christensen who was in the company of her running mate for Lt. Governor Mr Basil C. Ottley Jr.
ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI – The driver who was taken to Peebles Hospital following Friday night’s October 17, 2014 accident at Pasea, Tortola told this news site that his vehicle was hit from behind and as a result he lost control.
ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI – Host of the Speak Your Mind television show Richard Courtney De Castro believes that there should be a national database accessible by Government departments so that there could be coordination when it comes to digging up the road to bury cables and carry out other tasks on public infrastructure.
ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI – There was a mammoth turnout for the BVI Cancer Society’s (BVICS) second annual Run/Walk for a Cure held on Saturday October 18, 2014.
DUFF’S BOTTOM, Tortola, VI - If it’s basketball in the Virgin Islands then the action is only one place, the Hon. Julian Fraser Save the Seed National Basketball 2014 League.
HUNTUM’S GHUT, Tortola, VI – The Enis Adams Primary School (EAPS) will be going all out for the win at the Soap Box Derby on Sunday October 19, 2014 as it makes its final preparations to race.
ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI – A caller to the Speak Your Mind television talk show last Saturday October 11, 2014 believes it is a waste of time to speak out in the Territory because of the lack of action on Government’s part with regards to complaints by the public and the perceived unfairness of the justice system.
ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI – It was a day set aside for young women of the Virgin Islands (VI) school system to be inspired and motivated by those who were once their age and judging from their response and participation they were indeed motivated.
By Nikolai J. Earle
Our Young Professional this week Kimberly A. Herbert comes across as intelligent, determined yet humble and approachable as she seeks to elevate herself higher along the path to becoming one of the best qualified social workers in the Territory.
ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI – Without a prepared speech Shanoviah Thomas gave the harsh reality of prison life for a woman which also included her blasting prison officers for being the biggest culprits for stripping them of their human rights and heavily victimizing inmates without just cause.
ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI – Allegedly becoming engaged when told, “You are crazy” by the owner of Myett’s Restaurant Mr Kareem Rhymer landed Carlos Gumbs in trouble with the law and behind bars as he did not have sufficient means to post bail as was offered by the court.
ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI – Last weekend, two members of the Tortola Sports Club Elite Tennis Programme, Paul Oliver and Justine Bryson, both came home with their Age Group Championship Titles from a Tournament held in Puerto Rico.
ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI – STO Enterprise Ltd. is sponsoring the race car that the Althea Scatliffe Primary School is entering into the soap box derby which takes place at the H. Lavity Stoutt Community College on Sunday October 19, 2014.
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