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April 9th, 2014
“NDP Must Go!” t-shirts vex Minister Walywn

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI - It seems like at least one Politian will need the new National Health Insurance legislation that was passed in the House of Assembly late last night April 8, 2014 for he is yet again upset and in shock according to him.

March 26th, 2014
Pushing us Backwards into Cyberspace Laws

By AC Frett

Parables are not Obstacles to Internet Progress: Things happen & we ask why just as things don’t happen and we ask why not?... No wonder many claim things I say seem true but appear so far above the Heads of Listeners that they view them as Parables…Let’s hope you are wrong since I try hard to be as straightforward as possible and any failure to understand would suggest that we have not progressed as much as we should.

March 5th, 2014
Puerto Rico Governor Approves New Issue of General Obligation Bonds

Caribbean Journal

Puerto Rico Governor Alejandro Garcia Padilla has signed legislation authorizing the issuance of new general obligation bonds.

February 21st, 2014
Bikers call for protest ride through city!

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI - Some biking enthusiasts of the Virgin Islands have called for a massive ‘ride through’ of Road Town on scooters in protest to what they refer to as archaic laws regarding the restrictions on importation of motorcycles above an engine capacity of 125 cc and in an effort to get the authorities to listen to their concerns.

December 23rd, 2013
Parents peeved about $25 hospital fee for infants & young children

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI – A number of mothers expressed shock some two weeks ago when they took their children to the Peebles Hospital and were told that a fee for services is compulsory.

October 17th, 2013
NHI not likely until 3rd Quarter of 2014 – Roy Barry

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI – Deputy Director of the Social Security Board and the person with responsibility for the National Health Insurance (NHI) System, Mr Roy Barry, gave indications that the NHI is not likely to be implemented until the third quarter of 2014.

June 4th, 2013
Phone tapping legislation only for criminal elements in VI – Hon. Vanterpool

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI – Minister for Communications and Works Hon. Mark H. Vanterpool has stated that his government is very keen on supporting the work of the Telecommunications Regulatory Commission (TRC).

May 17th, 2013
Informal Communication on FSC good enough for NDP govt.

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI - One is left to wonder 'What next' is left for a government to do or say to show its high level of unprofessional ways of dealing with some of the most critical facets of the economy of the country.

April 16th, 2013
Natalio Wheatley says marijuana laws need 'reflection'

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI – With the recent incarceration of VG Calypso Monarch Joycelyn Searles aka Sistah Joyce for failing to pay a marijuana possession fine, talk show host and commentator Natalio Wheatley aka Sowande Uhuru is all the more convinced that the Territory needs to take an even more introspective look at legislation governing the use of cannabis sativa (marijuana).

March 12th, 2013
Get out but go where? Call made for shelter for victims of abuse

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI – “Women if you are being abused get out. Have the guts to get out.” This was a challenge put to women who are existing in abusive relationships. However, parallel to this there was the call for a safe place for women to stay when they would have walked away from an abusive relationship.





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