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April 21st, 2015
Children crushed by carry-over effects of slavery & colonialism

By Alred C. Frett

Political Ponzi Schemes & Willing Victims:

Persons shouldn’t act surprised when Preachers, Lawyers and Politicians are featured as the stars of Ponzi Schemes and American Greed because History has always shown Religion as the most wicked, Politicians as the most anti-human and the Courts as the worst dispensers of Justice… While these Systems promise great hope they often deliver the root causes of Society’s problems.

April 21st, 2015
Blue Bell products suspected of containing harmful bacterium

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- The RTW group of companies (Road Town Wholesale Trading Ltd, Rite Way Food Markets, Fine Foods, Harbour Market, and Cash & Carry) is removing all Blue Bell products from stores and asking its customers to remove them from their freezers following a product recall by its manufacturer, Blue Bell.

April 21st, 2015
Premier Smith slaps down Hon Fraser’s ‘floor rag’ comment

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI - Premier and Minister of Finance Dr The Honourable D. Orlando Smith denied that the government pays little regard to Opposition District Representatives but said his Government may not be bound by every recommendation or request that it receives from a district.

April 21st, 2015
Desperation or determination? ‘Ms P’ 'begging votes' even in church!

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI – Ms Eileene L. Parsons OBE said she has been desperately trying to convince voters to put their mark for the National Democratic Party (NDP) at the upcoming elections and is even doing her campaigning in the church.

April 21st, 2015
‘Buju’ makes 2nd court appearance for alleged smuggling

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI – Orlando Bonnick aka 'Buju' is to return to court on June 17, 2015 to face charges of engaging in alleged smuggling activities.

April 21st, 2015
Opposition Reps are like 'floor rags' under NDP – Hon Julian Fraser RA

THE SETTLEMENT, Anegada, VI – Chairman of the Virgin Islands Party (VIP) Honourable Julian Fraser RA (R3) said District Representatives who are members of the Opposition are shown scant regard by the National Democratic Party (NDP) Government.

April 21st, 2015
CBC tickets reduced to $5!

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- Despite a competitive championship and a successful hosting logistically of the Caribbean Basketball Confederation (CBC) Championships in the Virgin Islands last year, there was much to be desired in the area of attendance to the games, which most persons argue was due to the price of tickets-$20.

April 20th, 2015
'Not in my court with those pants!' - Tamia Richards

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI - Senior Magistrate Tamia Richards reprimanded attorney at law Patrick Thompson for his attire in court this afternoon April 20, 2015.

April 20th, 2015
Players to be redrafted in Hon Julian Fraser Save the Seed B/Ball League

DUFF’S BOTTOM, Tortola, VI- As momentum continues to build for the Hon Julian Fraser Save the Seed National Basketball League slated to bounce off on August 15, 2015 its popular draft system will return as all players from last year are expected to be back in the pool.

April 20th, 2015
Man tells Magistrate police handcuffed him 'too tight'

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI – Ivan Gouveia, who appeared today April 20, 2015 in the Magistrate’s Court in an ongoing trial for alleged theft, accused a police officer of punishing him for disorderly conduct by placing a pair of handcuffs on him tightly and placing him in a cell.

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