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July 30th, 2016
Sizzla warns against homosexuality & skin bleaching

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- The much needed energy for Emancipation Festival was given last night, July 29, 2016 by Jamaican artists Beenie Man and Sizzla Kolanji as the two men drew and energised a large crowd at Rita Francis Festiville in Road Town.

July 30th, 2016
Who will be the new Miss BVI 2016/17?

ROAD TOWN, Tortola VI- This year’s Emancipation Festival has already been dubbed a flop as participation is at an all-time low, with many calls in some quarters to boycott the event as the public is very turned off by the childish behaviour of the controversial Minister for Education and Culture, Hon Myron V. Walwyn, a Territorial At Large Member.

July 30th, 2016
Daughter of Ellis Thomas launches inspirational book

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- Miss Sherron M. Thomas, a Virgin Islander and Hawaii based US Military Officer, has joined the cadre of Virgin Islands’ authors with her fresh off the press book- Essence of Inspiration.

July 30th, 2016
Coach Williams upbeat with VI's showing @ U17 CFU Tourney

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI - Despite not capitalizing on a fantastic start with a 1-0 win over the Bahamas at the recently concluded Caribbean Football Union/CONCACAF U17 World Cup Qualifying Tournament, in Suriname, Coach Avondale Williams was confident that his team will only get better.

July 30th, 2016
‘Dying culture’ of pastry making must be passed on- James I. Lettsome

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- Well-known pastry chef and member of the Virgin Islands Festival and Fairs Committee (VIF&FC) James Ishmael Lettsome III, was given the honour of having the annual cultural food fair, held at the Noel Lloyd Positive Action Movement Park, named after him.

July 30th, 2016
The dysfunction in African Leadership & Society - Part 2

By Dickson Igwe

Social and economic underdevelopment share common themes, and Africa’s continuing social and economic underdevelopment hold important lessons for all countries and jurisdictions.

July 29th, 2016
YEP students tour TAG’s modern facility

ROAD TOWN Tortola, VI- Tortola Auto Group (TAG), the official Hyundai dealer and the home of Car Quest Auto Parts, hosted close to 20 children from the Youth Empowerment Project (YEP) at the company’s facility at Slaney Point, opposite the Prospect Reef Resort on Wednesday, July 27, 2016.

July 29th, 2016
Another radio talk show host condemns Hon Walwyn’s actions

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- Radio talk show host Edmund G. Maduro is the latest person to publically condemn the way in which Culture Minister Hon Myron V. Walwyn treated Leader of the Opposition Hon Julian Fraser RA (R3) on the opening night of Virgin Islands Festival 2016.

July 29th, 2016
Man shot in chest in USVI


FREDERIKSTED, St Croix, USVI — Violence continues to rock the US Virgin Islands (USVI) as yet another man was shot on Thursday night, July 28, 2916 on the island of St Croix, sending him into surgery as Juan F. Luis Hospital remained on lock-down throughout the night.

July 29th, 2016
Julian Willock breaks silence; says he will have 'lots to say' after Festival

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- The young man who has emerged as the new voice of reason and consensus, former Permanent Secretary Julian Willock, has again broken his silence on recent media reports.

East End/Long Look 2016 Festival artistes 31 July to August 3

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