Pope Francis will give all priests discretion during the Roman Catholic Church's upcoming Holy Year to formally forgive women who have had abortions, in the Argentine pontiff's latest move towards a more open and inclusive church.
ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI – Radio commentator and talk show host Donald E. de Castro is pushing to have the non-profit body Virgin Islanders for a Better Virgin Islands resuscitated after a lull of over two decades but is finding it challenging to attract persons to commit themselves to the cause.
CHARLOTTE AMALIE, St Thomas, USVI – Diminished participation from Tortola horse owners and a race scheduled for St Croix, United States Virgin Islands seem to be doing little to deter the excitement that is building up for the upcoming race at the Clinton E. Phipps Racetrack in St Thomas, USVI on September 6, 2015.
ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI– Two Royal Virgin Islands Police Force detectives attached to the Scenes of Crime Unit are now certified forensic crime scene investigators.
ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI – President of the Virgin Islands Party (VIP) Carvin Malone is denying that there is any underhandedness with regard to the list of candidates and delegates to be put forward for the upcoming elections on Wednesday September 2, 2015.
ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI - T’Shonda Dore suffers from scoliosis (curvature in the spine) which threatens to damage one of her lungs if surgery is not done soon. And while the child can only be treated with pain killers by the local Peebles Hospital it wouldn’t be enough for her to sit a full day in school.
ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI – With National Health Insurance (NHI) just on the horizon, more questions are being asked by various sections of the community. The most recent question is whether there will there be an increase in the minimum wage before NHI comes fully on stream in January 2016.