Got TIPS or BREAKING NEWS? Please call 545-3572; ads call 440-6666

News

August 11th, 2016
No independence without honesty, pride & respect- Donald E. de Castro

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- While he is of the view that the Virgin Islands must walk the road of independence one day, radio talk show host Donald E. de Castro said the territory needs to be in no hurry to achieve that status but rather needs to talk more about it and totally understand what it is and what is required.

June 10th, 2016
Donald E. de Castro allegedly threatened with blackmail

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI - Radio talk show host and social commentator Donald E. de Castro has alleged being threatened with blackmail by a member of the St George’s Episcopal (Anglican) Church for his agitation on issues within the house of worship.

June 9th, 2016
Vines taking over Main Street - Donald E. De Castro

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- Controversial Radio talk show host Donald E. De Castro has slammed the designers of Tortola Pier Park (TPP), saying that it was meant to shut down the businesses on Main Street and Waterfront Drive.

May 23rd, 2016
'Dr Rock should not have been hired' – Donald E. de Castro insists

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI – Radio talk show host, social commentator and columnist Donald E. de Castro said the vetting process for prospective members of the Clergy needs to be improved as had it been rigorous, the present Rector of the St George's Episcopal (Anglican) Church in the Virgin Islands, Dr Ian E. Rock, would not have been hired.

May 17th, 2016
Dr Ian E. Rock ‘silences’ Donald E. de Castro in St George’s Ang. Church

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI - The sparks flew bright and early Sunday morning May 15, 2016 at the St George’s Episcopal (Anglican) Church in Road Town when a war of words broke out between member of the congregation and controversial talk show host Donald E. de Castro and Rector of the church Dr. Ian E. Rock.

May 8th, 2016
Expats are scared of joining unions - Talk show hosts

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI - Television talk show host Richard C. de Castro and co-host Bevin A. George have expressed their concern over the continuation of workplace abuse in the territory, saying that the large number of work permit workers makes it difficult for there to be any worker representation.

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.

Weather


Follow Us On