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July 26th, 2019
This Week We Feature Young Professional Zara A. Brown

By Ron O. D'Avilar

A refusal to fail is one of the hallmarks of this week’s Young Professional, even as she is an athlete in one of the oldest and most competitive sports. Track and Field requires athletes to demonstrate passion and high endurance for the sport but for Zara A. Brown, a Virgin Islands (VI) based athlete, sports is not just a passion but a lifestyle.

June 14th, 2019
UPDATE: No agreement reached with NCL on release of berths- BVIPA

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- The Virgin Islands is still in negotiations with Norwegian Cruise Line (NCL) over the releasing of unused berths.

June 11th, 2019
Racist tourists bypassing local boat captains – Julio S. Henry

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI – Radio host and Social Commentator, Julio S. Henry is imploring Her Majesty's Customs to look into a situation where "racist tourists" are allegedly now coming to the territory to sail and cruise, however, choosing to bring their own boat captain who "look like them".

June 8th, 2019
A brand new economics for a very dangerous time

By Dickson C. Igwe

Supply Side, Trickle Down, Economics, - Neo Liberalism- has failed to deliver prosperity for western workers.

April 1st, 2019
Fujin shines at BVI Spring Regatta 2019

NANNY CAY, Tortola, VI – The 2019 BVI Spring Regatta and Sailing was a year to remember with festival regatta village buzzing with activity, great food & plenty of mount gay rum.

March 27th, 2019
BVI Spring Regatta: Records smashed in Round Tortola Race

NANNY CAY, Tortola, VI – As the BVI Spring Regatta and Sailing Festival 2019 gets underway with some of the best racing in the Caribbean, only the best survive to take home the gold and the glory with a record-breaking series of races so far.

March 13th, 2019
VI evades EU blacklisting; Premier credits NDP Gov’t

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI - After months of uncertainty over whether the Virgin Islands (VI) would be tax blacklisted for not meeting European Union (EU) requirements regarding fair taxation, the top European body announced that it recognises the VI as compliant with its fair taxation principles as well as being a cooperative jurisdiction.

February 21st, 2019
UK Report: OTs should remove belongership status, legalise same-sex marriage

LONDON, United Kingdom - A United Kingdom (UK) parliamentary committee report is calling on the Theresa May-led administration to set a date for all Overseas Territories (OTs) to remove belongership status, legalise same-sex marriages and implement the public beneficial ownership registries.

February 13th, 2019
HLSCC receives book donation from NAGICO

PARAQUITA BAY, Tortola, VI- Retired nurse, Mrs Norma Benjamin’s Book; “Nursing In The Virgin Islands: A Historical Perspective (1920-2017)” is now housed at the Virgin Islands Collection room, located at the H. Lavity Stoutt Community College’s Learning Resource Centre.

December 19th, 2018
Wake-Up Call!

By Kenneth G. Gladstone

If you catch a black cat and paint it white, isn’t it still the same black cat? And, if your house was painted red, and you strip the red paint off then paint it blue, isn’t it the same house?

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