CHARLOTTE AMALIE, St Croix, USVI — US Virgin Islands (USVI) Governor Kenneth E. Mapp shared some good news at a press conference on Wednesday March 22, 2017: the release of $20 million in 2015 tax refunds, which is expected in the next few weeks.
Alred C. Frett
When Their Good ‘Ol Days become Our Bad 'Ol Days:
With so many local issues begging to be addressed it becomes frustrating when international matters far beyond our control suck all the Oxygen out of the room… Nonetheless we can no longer block out the World by sticking our Heads in the sand... Whether Friend or Foe, Child or Adult, Local or International; we are not alone - The Shenanigans of Mr Trump will affect us all.
ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI – With 9 Men’s and 5 Women’s Teams, the 2017 Softball Season kicked off with the opening of the Mrs Harriette Skelton Fast Pitch League at the E. Walwyn Brewley Softball Field on Sunday March 19, 2017.
ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- The ever antagonistic Minister for Education and Culture Hon Myron V. Walwyn (AL) was his usual self in the House of Assembly on March 21, 2017 as he sought to suggest that former Minister for Education and Culture and now Opposition Leader Hon Andrew A. Fahie (R1) mismanaged public funds.
PORT PURCELL, Tortola, VI- A motor scooter ended up under a pickup truck in front of Radio Doctor in Port Purcell this afternoon, March 21, 2017.
ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- Today March 21, 2017 at the continuation of the 5th Sitting of the 2nd Session of the 3rd House of Assembly, Members voted unanimously for Sea Cows Bay businessman C. Michael Thomas to serve another two and a half years as the Chairman of the Telecommunications Regulatory Commission (TRC) Board of Directors.
ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- The BVI Health Services Authority (BVIHSA), which manages all public health facilities in the British Overseas Territory, has agreed to increase salaries for all categories of its workers, according to a memorandum dated March 17, 2017 obtained by our newsroom.
ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- It was last week Thursday March 16, 2017 that history was made in the Virgin Islands as never before in the political history of the British Overseas Territory of some 40 thousand residents that a governor did what His Excellency John S. Duncan OBE did.
GREENLAND, Tortola, VI – As the FLOW SUPERFAST LTE 20/20 Cricket Tournament continued at Greenland on Sunday March 19, 2017, the Cavaliers became the only unbeaten team across both leagues as they beat RTW, by 69 runs to cement top spot in the Premier division.