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May 6th, 2016
Is Governor Duncan just enjoying a paid vacation?

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI - A number of prominent figures in the VI have roundly condemned the tenure of Governor John S. Duncan OBE, all of them agreeing that his time in the territory has been mired in controversy and acting outside of the interest of Virgin Islanders.

April 20th, 2016
NDP doing 'foolishness' with taxpayers money' – Donald E. de Castro

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI – Often controversial talk show host Donald E. de Castro lambasted Government for what he called “doing a lot of foolishness” with public monies when things are not well with the territory.

April 18th, 2016
Controversy in St George's Episcopal Church; Members referred to as 'rats'

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI – Controversy seems to be brewing in the St George's Episcopal (Anglican) Church in Road Town so much so that one member of the congregation allegedly referred to his brothers and sisters in Christ as “rats”.

April 6th, 2016
Time for better banking service

By Donald E. de Castro

I can remember when there was a government savings bank in the old administration building; however, merchants that imported merchandise that came via St Thomas, USVI, had to make payments through the Virgin Islands National Bank in St Thomas. Because of this situation, merchants of Tortola would send thousands of dollars weekly/monthly by cargo boat captains who would transact all necessary business on their behalf.

March 31st, 2016
Talk show hosts slam Hon Walwyn for reckless HoA speeches

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI - Three prominent Virgin Islands talk show hosts have roundly condemned Minister for Education and Culture Honourable Myron V. Walwyn for reckless statements he has been making in the House of Assembly. 

March 17th, 2016
Env. Health Division doing the right thing in JVD- Donald E. deCastro

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- The recent ultimatum given by the Environmental Health Division to unauthorised operators in Great Harbour, Jost Van Dyke to clean up the area by removing all grills and tents still in place since Old Year’s celebrations has been lauded by talk show host Donald E. De Castro.

March 10th, 2016
Local artists must demand upfront portion of payment – Donald E. de Castro

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI – Outspoken radio talk show host Donald E. De Castro is urging musical performers to demand an advance payment for Festival 2016 performances and called on them to be paid for last year’s work prior to the start of this year’s activities.

February 25th, 2016
Ridiculous! Donald E. De Castro slams Hon Walwyn's Jr/Sr ESHS idea

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI – Radio talk show host Donald E. De Castro has slammed as a ridiculous idea the plan to separate the campus of the Elmore Stoutt High School, making the territory’s largest secondary school into a junior and senior high school.

February 16th, 2016
Customs Officers working in shameful conditions – Donald E. De Castro 

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI – Radio talk show host Donald E. de Castro has slammed the conditions under which customs officers have to do their jobs at the Road Town Ferry Dock, calling their surroundings cramped and uncomfortable and said government needs to attend to these issues rather than making huge expenditures. 

February 15th, 2016
ESHS teachers always late for PTA meetings – Donald E. de Castro

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI - Radio talk show host Donald E. de Castro has slammed the principal and teachers of the Elmore Stoutt High School (ESHS) for failing to be prompt with the starting of their Parent/Teachers Association meetings while wanting to discipline students who turn up late for school.



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