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March 23rd, 2019
The Brexit Conundrum

By Dickson C. Igwe

A Second Referendum is the only real option to exit the Brexit mess.

March 22nd, 2019
PHOTO of Day: Premier Fahie rocks socks for “World Down Syndrome Day”

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI – March 21, 2019, marked ‘World Down Syndrome Day’ around the world and especially in the Virgin Islands (VI) where individuals such as Premier and Minister of Finance, Hon Andrew A. Fahie (R1) wore brightly coloured socks to celebrate the day.

March 20th, 2019
SCB ‘Elevator Hill’ to be resurfaced, Road remains danger zone

SEA COWS BAY, Tortola, VI - One of the most dangerous roads on Tortola, located in the area of the Guard House/Threadfall will be resurfaced as early as next week, according to the Hon Andrew A. Fahie (R1) three weeks old Virgin Islands Party (VIP) administration.

March 20th, 2019
NLBC honours VI’s Unsung Heroes’

DUFF’S BOTTOM, Tortola, VI – Several outstanding Virgin Islanders will on Sunday March, 24, 2019, be honoured for their accomplishments and contributions to Education, Youth Work and Disaster Management and Response.

March 20th, 2019
Hurricane 2019: Lower probability of the heavy storms predicted

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI – With Governor of the Virgin Islands, His Excellency Augustus J. U. Jaspert urging citizens be ready for the 2019 hurricane season, the Sun Sentinel storm watcher website has predicted that it is anticipating a lower probability of the heavy storm activity that characterized the past three years.

March 19th, 2019
Elections are over – Time for ruling & not for fooling

By Alred C. Frett

The UK always reserves the final say - Let them: It is over but persons still ask what I think about the election results, the Cabinet and resignation & re-application of an elected member?... Well, most of my selections won so I am hopeful… At the same time, they were the ones facing nightly stress & strain on the campaign trail so they – and not I – have the right to make their own decisions on any & all positions… We will judge their work.

March 19th, 2019
TEDx Road Town to feature youngest speaker

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI - Among the group of adults to speak at TEDx Road Town, is twelve-year-old Farrari Khan, an emerging scientist resident in the Virgin Islands (VI) who among several other things, have started a ‘roots and shoots’ programme which he is expected to speak about.

March 18th, 2019
Be in “Ready Mode” for 2019 hurricane season – Gov Jaspert

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI - With the 2019 hurricane season just three months away, Governor of the Virgin Islands (VI) His Excellency Augustus J. U. Jaspert is urging residents to take the necessary measures to be prepared while the Department of Disaster Management (DDM) and the Recovery and Development Agency (RDA) do their parts.

March 17th, 2019
CGB Church to address VI’s ‘Intimacy issues’

CANE GARDEN BAY, Tortola, VI – Recognising that citizens of the Virgin Islands (VI) are struggling with intimacy issues—while others are breaking up or divorcing—the Cane Garden Bay Baptist Church (CGBBC) is getting ready to attack what they call ‘spiritual emptiness and broken heartedness’ in the territory.

March 15th, 2019
We are created equal!

By Lorna M. George

There is an old adage that says, “Where ignorance is bliss, it is folly to be wise”

While I was growing up in the British Virgin Islands, one of the most ungodly things that I witnessed was people looking down their noses on each other based on whom his/her parents were. This was done to keep people in their so call “PLACE”.

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