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December 7th, 2016
Fights @ ESHS are now the norm; $1M wall useless- Students & Teachers

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- When the controversial Minister for Education and Culture Hon Myron V. Walwyn (AL) came under fire for wasting tax payers money to build a small wall around the Elmore Stoutt High School in Road Town just before the 2015 snap elections, he made attempts to justify the project by telling the public it will help with security of the school compound.

December 7th, 2016
‘This is a time of challenges’- Premier Smith in doom & gloom speech

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- What the Leader of the National Democratic Party (NDP) and Head of Government Dr The Honourable D. Orlando Smith (AL) dubbed as “a message of confidence and hope” turned out to be a message of doom and gloom and more of the same.

December 7th, 2016
ASPS & Cedar School rain goals on opponents in School League

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI - Althea Scatliffe U9 Maroons and Cedar School U14s harassed the back of the nets in schools football, as they put seven and eleven goals respectively past their opponents, on Tuesday December 6, 2016.

December 7th, 2016
'Once something could wash two people can use it'- Aubrey Forbes' latest CD

SEA COWS BAY, Tortola, VI- While there are allegations that many musicians are afraid to speak out about topical social matters through their art form of music for fear of political and economic victimisation, singer Aubrey Forbes, who was formerly with the renowned Lashing Dogs, has got the streets and the airwaves ‘turned up’ in the Virgin Islands (VI) in high-class drama with his new CD release.

December 6th, 2016
Bodies of Cottoy, Browne & Jefferson still to be released by state

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI - The bodies of Dexter Cottoy aka ‘Deckie’ and Calbert Browne aka ‘Buju’ who lost their lives in a tragic automobile accident on the sister island of Virgin Gorda on November 28, 2016 and the young man Estavan Jefferson, who was shot to death at the Stickett in Long Look, Tortola on November 17, 2016 are still being held by the state.

December 6th, 2016
Old HM Prison Museum opens

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- The nearly two centuries old, partially completed, Her Majesty’s Prison Museum on Main Street was today, Tuesday December 6, 2016, officially opened to the public.

December 6th, 2016
'Be more professional & use common sense’- Radio callers to ‘Supa Cop’

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- Two callers to the 3D Show on 780 AM ZBVI with host Doug Wheatley on Friday December 2, 2016 were of the view that the infamous Glenn ‘Supa cop’ Callwood, who has dominated the airwaves and roadways for his aggressive enforcement of the traffic laws, to act in a more professional manner and to be more understanding.

December 6th, 2016
Is the NDP Gov’t too broke for a 2017 Budget Day?

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- Word around social media, the Opposition Virgin Islands Party (VIP), talk show hosts and civil society is that the ruling National Democratic Party’s (NDP) raiding of the public treasury to win the 2015 snap elections is still coming home to roost.

December 6th, 2016
Guyanese man almost saws off wife’s head in Queens, New York

DEMERARA WAVES

One year after a Guyanese man paid his wife US$9,000 to leave their homeland and join him in New York, he nearly decapitated her on a Queens street corner early Monday-sawing through her neck in front of a witness who mistakenly asked if he needed help before he realized the unfolding horror, the New York Post reported.

December 6th, 2016
Wins for Panthers, Rebels & Sugar Boyz in National League

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI – Old Madrid blew a chance to get into the top four, suffering a 3-0 defeat to the Panthers at the A.O. Shirley Recreation Grounds on Saturday December 3, 2016, whilst the Sugar Boyz regained second place.

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