ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI – After hearing nothing from Premier and Minister of International Affairs Dr. the Honourable D. Orlando Smith who seems to have gone AWOL (absent without leave) on the issues and concerns raised by the Opposition Members Hons. Julian Fraser (R3) and Andrew A. Fahie (R1) amidst the protest in Hong Kong, finally we have heard something about the safety of Virgin Islands staff at the BVI House Asia in Hong Kong.
ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI – Radio commentator Douglas Wheatley urged Virgin Islanders not to take lightly their right to protest if they are dissatisfied with Government over any issue and that they should not be dissuaded from doing so for fear of bringing ruin to the Territory’s tourism and financial services sectors and he pointed to Hong Kong as an example.
ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI - This news site’s sources within the ruling National Democratic Party (NDP) and the Ministry of Education and Culture have confirmed this morning to our news room that Acting Director of the Department of Youth Affairs and Sports Patrick O. Harrigan has been asked to retire from the civil service.
ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI – Another case of the controversial Minister for Education and Culture Honourable Myron V. Walwyn has raised pointing fingers to his alleged high handed, micro-management style. This time it is in the arena of the sport of softball.
ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI – Fire continues to fly as many find the revelation of issues highlighted in the VI Festival and Fairs Committee report to be startling and in most cases Chairman of the Committee Mr Marvin ‘MB’ Blyden continues to get licks with accusations of not telling the truth.
ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI - Mr. Craig A. Lake, President of Follow The Movement (FTM) and key sponsor Rotary Club of Road Town are very upbeat about the opportunity that will soon be afforded young women of the Fourth and Fifth Forms of Secondary Schools across the Territory as the ‘I am a Lady’ workshop programme is set to get going.
VALLEY, Virgin Gorda, VI – Curwin Andrews claimed his second win of the Virgin Gorda leg of the H. Lavity Stoutt Community College (HLSCC) Highland Spring 2K Series on Saturday September 27, 2014, in a race that was run to raise funds for the BVI Cancer Society.
ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI – While Mr Earl D. Hodge is breathing a sigh of relief following a decision of the Appeal Court as it related to a preliminary appeal on his part as it relates to the North Carolina USA extradition, he and the others in the joint matter are still awaiting decision of Justice Vicki Ann Ellis.