By Dickson Igwe
2014 has come to an end. What does 2015 promise? The following is a continuing series of articles on the importance of national vision to the Virgin Islands. 2015 promises to be a politically charged year, leading to a General Election in early 2016. Political vision will be viewed as vital for the future of the territory by this Old Boy Columnist.
ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI – Seen as a short man in stature, Chairman of the BVI Health Services Authority (BVIHSA) Bishop John I. Cline is said to have a very big job to do as the new Peebles Hospital officially opens.
ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI – South Africa and Dale Steyn, in particular, blew away the West Indies on the fourth day, Saturday December 20, 2014, of the first Test in South Africa, to win by an Innings and 220 runs.
ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI – (Post Time 4:30PM) - Kenyetta Boynes was today December 19, 2014 remanded to prison when he appeared before Senior Magistrate Tamia Richards to answer to the charge of unlawful possession of a prohibited weapon, ammunition and unlawful possession of 16.8 grams of a controlled drug.
SEA COW’S BAY, Tortola, VI – The Boxing Day races to be held at Ellis Thomas Downs in Sea Cow’s Bay on December 26, 2014 promise to be the event to close the year with a bang as a number of new horses make their debut and with quite a few of them coming up from neighbouring United States Virgin Islands to compete.
ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI – Radio show host Edmund G. Maduro has denounced what he said were plans to raise fees at the Peebles Hospital and believes that like Cuba, provision of healthcare and medical services in the Virgin Islands should be absolutely free.
By: Cathy O. O. Richards
He had made a career in the music industry and today at the still youthful age of 31 years our Young Professional for the Week Mr Alton A. Bertie is musical director, keyboardist, guitarist, saxophonist, studio engineer, producer and most recently the sample technician for the international soca artist in Trinidad and Tobago Shurwayne Winchester.
WICKHAM’S CAY II, Tortola, VI – After being dormant for some 14 years the Mrs British Virgin Islands Lifestyle Challenge has returned with a bang and has seen Virgin Gorda mother of six children, Shevon A. Findlay being crowned the winner to take on the challenge for the next year.
ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI – Central American and Caribbean Games (CAC) Long Jump Gold Medal winner, Virgin Islander Chantel Malone will be honoured today, Friday December 19, 2014, with a Motorcade and also a Ceremony of recognition for her achievement at the Administration Complex.