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March 7th, 2018
Murder they did. A history of troubled youths in Society

By Sandra Phillip Hodge

Crime is not new under the sun and murder, one of the worst crimes a human can commit against another human being, happens everywhere. The VI is no exception.

March 7th, 2018
'Building contractors taking shortcuts' - Dwayne A. Thompson

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI - As the territory's infrastructure was severely destroyed by hurricanes Irma and Maria in September 2017, His Excellency the Governor Augustus J. U. Jaspert announced plans to implement an Architects and Engineers Registration Bill which will ensure high standards when rendering services to private and public sectors.

March 5th, 2018
Dangerous sea swells made impact on VI

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI - For two days now residents and boaters have been looking out for warnings that have been telling of dangerous and destructive sea swells to impact the Territory, along with other Caribbean Islands from Sunday, March 4, 2018 ending around Friday, March 9, 2018.

March 4th, 2018
Helping the helpers! All Hands & Hearts receives LTE modem from CCT

CANE GARDEN BAY, Tortola, VI - A part of CCT Cares initiative, the local telecommunications provider donated a LTE modem along with a gift bag to All Hands and Hearts, a volunteer group that has been assisting the Virgin Islands (VI) with their recovery efforts.

March 2nd, 2018
FSN’s Dr Sylvia M. Simmons Out! Resigns abruptly for ‘personal reasons’

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- The Family Support Network (FSN) announced today March 2, 2018 that its Executive Director Dr Sylvia M. Simmons resigned “for personal reasons.”

February 28th, 2018
'Voice of the people must be heard & respected'- Hon Fahie

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI - A huge billboard erected to drum up support from Virgin Islanders to stand up against the United Kingdom’s stipulations for the Virgin Islands (VI) Recovery and Development Plan was sighted today, Wednesday, February 28, 2018 at the roundabout in Road Town.

February 27th, 2018
Trefle Inc. to launch nonprofit for young creatives

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI - On a mission to prove that “Creativity Wins,” fashion designer Kristin C. Frazer will launch The 284 Foundation in Fort Collins, Colorado, USA on February 28, 2018. Continuing her philanthropic efforts to help Caribbean youth, the foundation will become the charitable arm of Trèfle Inc., a luxury swim and resort wear brand headquartered in Tortola, Virgin Islands (VI).

February 27th, 2018
Miss World BVI 2017 Helena A. Hewlett to launch fundraising group

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI - "During the show, my 'Beauty with a Purpose' was actually to help the Cancer Society charity and then after the hurricane the focus changed."

February 26th, 2018
‘Multi-Purpose Sports Complex held hostage’- Clement 'Tony' Donovan aka Bone Crusher

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- “We really need the Sports Complex. We need to get the people out of there. They holding the building hostage. Enough is enough,” stated host of the ZBVI 780 AM sports show, Sports Talk, Mr Clement 'Tony' Donovan aka ‘Bone Crusher’ during a live broadcast of the show on Saturday February 24, 2018.

February 25th, 2018
Let there be Peace

Sandra Phillip Hodge

In honour of the legacy and memory of Civil Rights champion Dr Martin Luther King Jr, I am persuaded to lend my voice to the call for Peace in this community. The Territory is hurting badly...like a bad toothache, like an old back pain; like a migraine headache. I hope you get the picture....Hurting like a "buss toe"....and when you "chook stick inna sore"...Uh Ohhh. (need I say anymore?)

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