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August 13th, 2018
Kevon S. Lettsome advocates legalising cannabis in the VI

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI - With the legalisation of varying amounts of marijuana gaining traction across the world, with Canada being the latest country to join the list of nations decriminalising the ‘controversial’ plant, at least one young Virgin Islander is openly advocating the Virgin Islands (VI) consider going the same route.

July 13th, 2018
VI ‘Education System’ in shambles

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI - Jacob E. Edwards, sat with his millennial colleagues, Sonniel O. Pickering and Kevon S. Lettsome, on Tuesday July 10, 2018, with Claude O. Skelton Cline, on his radio program Honestly Speaking.

June 14th, 2018
VIslander Kevon S. Lettsome wins election; DeVry University honour society President

Orlando, Florida, USA - On Thursday, May 31, 2018, young Virgin Islander from East End, Long Look, Kevon S. Lettsome, won President of DeVry University Delta Mu Delta Honour Society of Orlando and Jacksonville chapter when they held their internal elections for executive officers.

February 17th, 2018
‘Multiple support channels will ease long lines @ Immigration Dept’- Kevon S. Lettsome

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- A young Virgin Islander and community activist, currently furthering his studies overseas, has proposed a solution to the long lines at Immigration Department.

June 19th, 2017
Reaching Out Foundation encourages students to excel in English

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- While much of the talk of the town lately has been about the decision by controversial Minister for Education and Culture, Hon Myron V. Walwyn (AL) to introduce Mandarin in primary schools and French at the high school level, a local group has seen it necessary to encourage students to excel in English Language.

August 16th, 2016
Reaching Out Foundation donates breathalysers to RVIPF

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI – Commissioner of Police Michael Matthews yesterday, August 15, 2016 welcomed the company of a group of young people whose only mission at Police Headquarters was to donate breathalysers for traffic officers who suspect drivers to be over the legal alcohol limit.

June 30th, 2016
‘Beware of dream killers’- Hon Pickering tells exiting FLPS pupils

EAST END, Tortola, VI- Grade Six pupils of the Francis Lettsome Primary School (FLPS) came in for some stern advice when the Class of 2016 had its Exiting Ceremony at the East End/Long Look Community Centre yesterday, June 29, 2016.

December 16th, 2015
‘Reaching Out’ donates shot clocks to YEP Basketball Court

EAST END, Tortola, VI – Two young men considered progressive in the Virgin Islands community have donated two shot clocks for the Youth Empowerment Project (YEP) Basketball Court.

June 6th, 2015
Massive VIP motorcade & youth rally today, June 6

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- As the campaign trail winds down to June 8, 2015 the youth arm of the Virgin Islands Party will be seeking to make a final effort to get the message across loud and clear as to why the youth population of the territory would prefer to have the Virgin Islands Party in Government.

May 10th, 2015
'Not another term of NDP victimisation'- VIP youth group

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- “The youths of this group pledge our full support to ensure that all 13 VIP candidates are elected to office as the young people cannot suffer through another four years of a National Democratic Party Administration.” This was part of a statement issued today May 10, 2015 by the Ready Committee, a youth group in strong support of the main Opposition Virgin Islands Party (VIP).



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