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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.

March 4th, 2013
Bring NHI draft policy to the people – Edmund Maduro

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI – Talk show host Edmund Maduro is adamant that residents of the Virgin Islands need to see copies of the proposed draft legislation for the National Health Insurance before it is made into law.

March 3rd, 2013
End it now! Adventists rally against Domestic Violence

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI – A massive crowd went through the streets of Road Town with loud singing, chanting and drumming to send an emphatic message that violence against women or any person must stop.

February 27th, 2013
‘We want no part of that homosexual affairs’ – caller to Speak Out BVI

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI – There was no love fest on the Speak Out BVI show last evening, February 26, 2013 as one caller sought to warn Ministers of Government that there were still VIslanders that possessed a spirit of rebelliousness when it came to speaking for their rights.

February 19th, 2013
None of us will probably vote for same-sex marriage – Hon. Skelton

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI – Minister for Health and Social Development Hon. Ronnie W. Skelton has offered his take on the raging debate about the recently passed same sex law in the UK and what the Government's stance was on the issue after a question was raised last evening February 18, 2013 on the NDP radio programme.

February 7th, 2013
Same-sex marriage legislation will not be imposed on us- Douglas Wheatley

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- UK lawmakers took a big step on Tuesday February 5, 2013 toward legalising same-sex marriage, an issue that has prompted widespread rebellion within Prime Minister David Cameron's Conservative Party. The move has already been creating quite a stir among persons in the Virgin Islands who are now wondering if the Territory would also have to pass such legislation once it is done in the UK.

January 18th, 2013
Non-profit organisations told to 'get house in order'

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI - "We are not here to dismantle any NPO (Non-Profit Organisation)" this was an assurance given by Chairman of the Non-profit Organisation (NPO) Board Mr Kenneth Hodge as he addressed NPO members last evening January 17, 2013.

October 15th, 2012
“Pari-Mutuel has to come”-Eileene L. Parsons

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- Former Legislator, Government Minister and Cultural icon Mrs. Eileene L. Parsons said on a local sports radio talk show that “Pari-Mutuel has to come”.

September 20th, 2012
It's comical that persons would believe otherwise - Harris

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI – Chairman of the Law Reform Commission, Mr Ray Harris, in responding to a criticism regarding whether progress is being made with law reform said he finds it comical that persons would believe otherwise.

September 4th, 2012
UNESCO Act of 2009 to be updated said Governor McCleary

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI - While delivering the speech from the throne, Governor of the Virgin Islands Mr. Boyd McCleary stated, that as a part of initiatives to be implemented or amended in the Virgin Islands, the existing United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO) Act of 2009 will be updated along with the introduction of a new legislation in relation to the erection of a National Library.


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