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January 16th, 2017
High cost of living forcing women to remain in abusive relationships- FSN Director

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- Director of the Family Support Network Dr Sylvia M. Simmonds says society should not judge and come to conclusions when the organisation assists women who are rocking fancy hairdos and nails.

January 15th, 2017
‘Supa Cop’ rescues woman from mentally ill attacker

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI – Police Officer Glenn ‘Supa Cop’ Callwood was in the right place at the right time over the weekend, possibly saving a woman from severe injury or death at the hands of a man believed to be of unsound mind.

January 14th, 2017
Anegada community centre closes; Sr citizens’ programme suffers

THE SETTLEMENT, Anegada, VI- The results of the National Democratic Party (NDP) Administration leaving the country broke continue to be felt from Anegada to Jost van Dyke and in almost every community of the Virgin Islands.

January 13th, 2017
‘You can’t come into community with heavy hand’- Cromwell Smith to Police

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- A talk show host has suggested that in order for the police to regain the trust and assistance of the community in fighting crime, they should take a “social worker” approach and not go into communities with “a heavy hand.”

January 13th, 2017
VI not as ‘safe anymore’- Shaina M. Smith

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- A case for a comprehensive and enhanced strategy for policing has been made.

January 12th, 2017
First TEDx conference for VI in March

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI – For the first time in the Virgin Islands (VI), one hundred of the territory's most impassioned TEDx enthusiasts will come together for a day of networking and dialogue around the theme ‘Throwing out the Box’.

January 11th, 2017
B’More to release ‘racial unity’ music video

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- Powerful, impactful and timely are some of the words that local celebrity McKenzie K. Baltimore Jr, also known as B’MORE, has used to describe his soon to be released music video for his latest song entitled: What the world needs.

January 11th, 2017
Another local family allegedly ordered off beach

WEST END, Tortola, VI – A Manager of Sugar Mill Hotel & Restaurant in Little Apple Bay, on the Western End of Tortola, is accused of attempting to force a family off the beach there but was met with strong resistance, which almost turned violent.

January 11th, 2017
Persons hold on to jobs for long time due to lack of options- Kharid T. Fraser

ROAD TOW, Tortola, VI- Former Accountant General and wife of Opposition Leader Hon Julian Fraser RA (R3), Mrs Kharid T. Fraser has pointed out to the job scarcity in the territory as one of the reasons why persons hold on to positions for a very long time.

January 10th, 2017
FSN appalled as family of 5 evicted from apartment

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- A call for persons to know their rights, for the police to insist on persons knowing their rights, as well as the landlords to operate within the proper channels when deciding to evict tenants from their properties, has been made.

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