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June 22nd, 2018
Our Young Professional this week is Kiaun N. R. Baptiste

By M. Gary Eleazar

Some University students find it difficult to balance their studies with their social life. Some complain of the struggles of working while pursuing their education. Then there are others, like 25-year-old, Virgin Islander, Kiaun N. R. Baptiste, who trudged through it all, to overcome his obstacles and maintain the focus and determination needed to succeed.

June 20th, 2018
Wrong and Misleading; too old to be intimidated

Donald E. de Castro

I feel it very important that I address this issue about passports on the radio station this morning, June 19, 2018, which was a joint release by GIS (Government Information Service) and DDM (Department of Disaster Management).

June 15th, 2018
‘8% pay cut for Ministers under a VIP Administration'- Hon Fahie

SEA COWS BAY, Tortola, VI - Leader of the Opposition Hon Andrew A. Fahie (R1) has promised the people of the Territory that, if his Virgin Islands Party (VIP) is to win the next general elections, he along with all his Ministers of Government will take an 8 percent pay cut.

June 15th, 2018
‘The USVI is not in a good place’- Allison Petrus

BAUGHER’S BAY, Tortola, VI - Former three-term United States Virgin Islands (USVI) Senator and Democratic Gubernatorial candidate in the USVI, Allison Petrus aka ‘Allie’ appearing on a Tortola radio show Honestly Speaking in the Virgin Islands on Tuesday, June 12, 2018, quoted from Boxing Champion Mohammed Ali, “if you are doing at 50 years old what you were doing at 20, you have lost 30 years of your life because there is no growth".

June 14th, 2018
21 registered as British Citizens

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI - Twenty-one persons are now British citizens after having been previously naturalised as British Overseas Territories citizens.

June 14th, 2018
VIslander Kevon S. Lettsome wins election; DeVry University honour society President

Orlando, Florida, USA - On Thursday, May 31, 2018, young Virgin Islander from East End, Long Look, Kevon S. Lettsome, won President of DeVry University Delta Mu Delta Honour Society of Orlando and Jacksonville chapter when they held their internal elections for executive officers.

June 14th, 2018
Leader of the Opposition Fahie takes meeting to District 3

SEA COWS BAY, Tortola, VI - Continuing his successful meetings on the sister islands of Virgin Gorda, Jost van Dyke and Anegada, Leader the Opposition Hon Andrew A. Fahie (R1) will meet today Thursday, June 14, 2018, with the residents of District 3.

June 4th, 2018
Dreaded seaweed invades VI shores yet again

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- The Virgin Islands (VI) has once again been invaded by the dreaded ‘sargassum seaweed,’ with the floating algae and its accompanying pungent odour already beginning to adversely affect the Territory.

June 3rd, 2018
Almost 1 month later smoke still active @ Cox Heath dump site!

COX HEATH, Tortola, VI - Residents are concerned that a fire that erupted on May 9, 2018 - almost a month ago - at a temporary dumpsite in Cox Heath, on the western side of Tortola is still burning. There has been mixed information coming from Government Officials as to when the fire and smoke will be put out.

June 3rd, 2018
‘Decision to March’ committee says ‘Thank You’

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- It was the biggest march in the Virgin Islands’ history, as close to 5000 residents descended on the streets of Road Town, marching from the ‘Sunday Morning Well’ to the Governor’s Office in the Capital City.



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