WICKHAM’S CAY II, Tortola, VI - It’s been a long and unending debate in the Virgin Island as to whether or not the media have a responsibility for the perception of the territory on the international scene. The truth was told, however, when popular television talk show host Mr Julio ‘Sam’ Henry and certified Journalist Ms Eugenia ‘Nina’ O’Neal set the record straight.
PARAQUITA BAY, Tortola, VI – One of a handful of students who graduated with top honours from the H Lavity Stoutt Community College (HLSCC) yesterday June 11, 2015 was Ms Keyonna A. Farrington, who topped the college to take home the President’s Award.
ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- His Excellency the Governor, John S. Duncan OBE said the advice of the elections observers, which speaks to the fact that greater improvements are needed in the voting and counting processes as well as to address the deficiencies in regulatory framework, should be heeded.
EAST END, Tortola, VI - The resounding and ever repetitive calls made by candidates during campaigns ahead of today's, June 8, 2015 General Elections, for persons to go out early to vote seem to have resonated well with the electorate as hundreds turned out early this morning to exercise their franchise.
ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI – While many of the candidates of the National Democratic Party (NDP) chose to speak about their campaign experience and thanked their supporters as they wrapped up their tent meetings ahead of the June 8, 2015 elections last evening, June 6, 2015, the ever controversial Minister for Education and Culture and Territorial At Large candidate Hon Myron V. Walwyn chose to take another swing at the leadership of the Virgin Islands Party (VIP).
BEEF ISLAND, VI – With the owners Mr Samuel Raphael and Mrs Glenda C. Raphael on board, Hummingbird Air made its inaugural flight into the Virgin Islands today, June 5, 2015 via the Terrance B. Lettsome International Airport, Beef Island, thanks to the persistence of Platinum Port Services (BVI).
SEA COW’S BAY, Tortola, VI – Making some of his views on economic development and empowerment known as he makes another try for the seat of Representative for the Third District, National Democratic Party (NDP) candidate Kevin ‘OJ’ Smith is against the importation of certain technical labour, citing that locals need to be trained in certain skills to take on positions such as engineers in the territory.
WICKHAM’S CAY II, Tortola, VI - Youth Empowerment Project (YEP) Executive Director Stacy 'Buddha' Mather has issued a challenge to politicians and aspiring legislators to speak more about plans to move youth forward in the Virgin Islands.
EAST END, Tortola, VI – Eighth District Representative Marlon A. Penn last night June 2, 2015 said because of his demeanour he will not stoop to the level of hitting out with words to his opponents despite what they say of him.
EAST END, Tortola, VI – Denouncing naysayers that he is selling out the country, Deputy Premier and Seventh District candidate with the National Democratic Party (NDP) Dr The Hon Kedrick D. Pickering has vowed to continue fighting to protect the environment “down to the last breath” and also revealed plans for a housing scheme and a park for senior citizens in his district.