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May 7th, 2013
Cline blames poor tax structure for VI health bind

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI – Chairman of the BVI Health Services Authority (BVIHSA), John I. Cline, has laid blame for the Territory’s healthcare situation squarely at the foot of its poor tax structure.

April 9th, 2013
BVI Platinum News report ‘a breach of ethics’ – Hon. Christian

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI – Territorial At-Large Representative and political back bencher within the Natational Democratic Party (NDP), Hon. Archibald C. Christian slammed a local online news site yesterday, April 8, 2013 for what he termed ‘a breach of ethics’.

December 16th, 2012
David Morris takes another aim at media

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- Acting Commissioner of Police David Morris has accused the local media of being irresponsible and said it sometimes causes him to be “annoyed”.

July 27th, 2012
Hon. Christopher defends Media’s Right to Freedom of Expression!

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI – In a show of solidarity with the media fraternity, 2nd District Representative, Honourable J. Alvin Christopher yesterday, July 26, 2012, defended the media’s right to freedom of expression in a statement in the House of Assembly (HOA).

July 25th, 2012
Walwyn's new target, the VI media!

ROAD TOWN, TORTOLA, VI - In what many in the media fraternity described as another attack on media rights and fundamental freedom of the press, the Minister for Education and Culture Hon. Myron V. Walwyn, in a statement in the House of Assembly (HOA) on July 24, 2012 claimed that looking at the “media today, one realises that something has gone wrong and we seem to have lost our way”.

July 21st, 2012
A social media revolution that cannot be ignored!

by Dickson Igwe




Social media, this July 2012, increasingly influences private, public, and corporate life, and to a greater extent. In Western society, FACEBOOK, TWITTER, LINKEDIN, and others, are the new technological platforms, increasingly surpassing email, online messaging, and direct website access, as most popular, and one stop online applications. These are virtual communities, critically impacting real communities and societies, in real time. Increasingly, social digital platforms are becom

May 5th, 2012
Maduro insulted: I am part of VI media!

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI - Within the Virgin Islands (VI) information reaches the community through several medium and local television host Edmund Maduro in addressing comments made by an unnamed individual working in the media fraternity stated he is a part of the media.

December 29th, 2011
RVIPF clamping down on ‘talkative’ officers

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI – The Royal Virgin Islands Police Force (RVIPF) is clamping down on officers with "loose lips", and anyone caught giving unauthorised information to the media fraternity or anyone else could end up without a job.



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