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August 4th, 2018
This week we feature ‘Young Professional’ Jonel J. Lacey

By M. Gary Eleazar

Our ‘Young Professional’ this week is speeding on the track to success, quite literally. Twenty-two year old Virgin Islander Jonel J. Lacey, currently resides in Albany, New York, where she is on a scholarship at the University of Albany.

June 27th, 2018
Man arrested with $100,000 cash & undocumented passengers

WEST END, Tortola, VI - Police and Customs Authorities have reportedly detained a young Virgin Islander, who is alleged to have landed—via a go fast boat—on the western side of Tortola on Monday, June 25, 2018, with $100,000 cash, and two undocumented passengers.

January 4th, 2018
‘Have Charmaine R. Rosan-Bunbury lie in state’ – Senior Civil Servant

ROAD TOWN Tortola VI – A senior government official has called for the late former magistrate and attorney Mrs Charmaine R. Rosan-Bunbury to be given a state viewing.

November 24th, 2016
Former Customs Officer R. Ashford Lettsome passes

LITTLE DIX HILL, Tortola, VI- Virgin Islander and former longtime civil servant R. Ashford Lettsome died peacefully at his home yesterday Wednesday November 23, 2016. He was 71 years of age.

September 11th, 2016
Thomas & Team GB face Do or Die match against Germany

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI – Virgin Islands’ Nateschon Thomas and his Great Britain team mates face a do or die match against Germany today, Sunday September 11, 2016, in Baseballs European Championships after suffering defeats to the Netherlands and Czechoslovakia.

August 26th, 2016
This Week We Feature Young Professional Kervin C. Rymer

“I am a what I would call a diehard roots man with dreams that stay among the many islands that make up this paradise on earth we call nature’s little secrets, BVI, British Virgin Islands, my home, my life, my passion.” Those were the words of our Young Professional for this Week Kervin Collis Rymer.

June 3rd, 2013
IT’S SHAMEFUL! Inappropriate remarks by legislator

Donald E. de Castro “too old to be intimidated”

Throughout the world every country has its own definition of who is its citizen and that is an accepted fact. Unfortunately too many people throughout these same countries do not know the constitutional definition of their own country and the ignorance is prevalent here in the Virgin Islands among Caribbean people.

August 31st, 2012
Live by the character of a Virgin Islander says Cromwell Smith

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI – Continuing their discussion from last week’s programme on the topic of self-determination and what it means to be an indigenous Virgin Islander, hosts of the Umoja show expressed that there seemed to exist a fear of some sort that prevented the discussion of the issue.

July 19th, 2012
Virgin Islander publishes “Lies I Never Quite Believed”

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI – In a book rightfully titled, “Lies I Never Quite Believed, The Emancipation of Akil Johnson”, Virgin Islander poet, writer and activist Akil Johnson took his horrifying experiences of being molested as a child to a book, but is hoping his story will help others.

April 29th, 2012
UPDATE – Garage sale in VI planned for Shaquoi Farrington

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- A garage sale has been planned in the Virgin Islands to assist young Virgin Islander Shaquoi Farrington with funds to take part in the People to People Student Ambassador Programme.





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