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September 22nd, 2016
VI encouraged to nominate a woman for Restoration Weekend

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI - Michelle E. Hargrove, founder of Restoration Weekend, will be sponsoring a deserving woman from the Virgin Islands (British) to attend a one-of-a-kind event, Restoration Weekend.

September 21st, 2016
Cost of living in VI too high- Doug Wheatley

ROAD TOWN, Tortola VI- The high cost of living in the Virgin Islands has been singled out as one of the main contributing factors to the television raised quality of youth that is seen today.

September 18th, 2016
Teachers paid surprise visit during ‘Back to School Drive’

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- Teachers of three primary schools on Tortola were recently paid a visit by members of Tola Race Wars (TRW), Akiya Brewley Designs and Paradise Club Road Side Bar and Grill and were presented with gifts as part of the groups’ continued back to school drive.

September 17th, 2016
Grieving man lashes out at ‘helpless’ Gov’t on FB

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- Already facing a difficult time following the death of his mother, Mr Alex Varlack’s troubles have been compounded with the challenge of not being able to transport the body via ferry from Tortola to Anegada for burial.

September 17th, 2016
Youth Discipline: A matter of life & death

Dickson Igwe

Now, this Old Boy “bumped” into a fellow Old Boy and renowned local scholar one perfect Saturday morning in paradise. The Educator could read this Writer’s mind before both men spoke. He has always been able to do so. Jack the Senior Teacher told this old boy that he was very unhappy with the poor discipline of a number of children and youth in the Virgin Islands.

September 16th, 2016
Umoja radiothon raises $1500 for Italy earthquake victims

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- Using his talk show –Umoja- on ZBVI 780 AM, host Cromwell Smith aka Edju Enka teamed up with two local Italian businesses and the BVI Red Cross Society to raise funds for victims of the August 24, 2016 earthquake that reduced three towns in Italy to rubble, claimed close to 300 lives, injured several hundreds and left thousands homeless.

September 13th, 2016
'It's like some people have declared war on trees?' Resident

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- Ever since a large tree was suddenly cut down near the Roundabout Gas Station in Road Town, much to the disappointment of many, persons seem to be very concerned about the fate of other trees in the capital city, some said to be almost a century old.

September 13th, 2016
HLSCC students complain of unfair treatment

PARAQUITA BAY, Tortola, VI- Less than two weeks after the opening of the 2016/2017 academic year and the new arrangements for the first batch of 6th form students that are currently being housed at the H. Lavity Stoutt Community College (HLSCC) in Paraquita Bay, things are said to be far from smooth sailing.

September 11th, 2016
M.A.L.E. to host 2nd annual Jelani N. Lettsome memorial bowling

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI – Mentoring Anointed Leaders Everywhere (M.A.L.E.) is poised for the staging of its 2nd annual bowling competition in memory of the late Jelani N. Lettsome, a member of the youth mentorship programme who passed away in 2014.

September 10th, 2016
Touching encounter with child dying of cancer shared on FB

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI – Facebook was a sea of emotions recently when the touching story of a young woman’s encounter with a little boy dying of cancer was shared.

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