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December 22nd, 2014
‘We’re committed to better relations in Greater VI’ – Kenn E. Mapp

CANE GARDEN BAY, Tortola, VI – Governor elect of the United States Virgin Islands Kenneth E. Mapp believes more could be done to enhance the bonds of friendship among the people of the Greater Virgin Islands and from his perspective there has been a decline in these efforts recently.

December 22nd, 2014
If Our People are to Survive Silence Cannot be an Option

By Alred C. Frett

Some say I brag too much about things I accomplished while others say I do not take enough credit – Whoever is right or wrong I see my Mission as simply to deliver Truth which we all have found to not be delivered or to be willfully distorted by others for their own benefit or agenda… For too long we have suffered in Silence and our Children will not survive if this continues.

December 10th, 2014
UPDATE: Customs & Imm. did well @ Lobster Fest – Mr Rhodni A. Skelton

SETTING POINT, Anegada, VI – “We only had one boat that came up from the USVI and Customs and Immigrations did a great job of clearing them,” said Chairman of the Anegada Lobster Fest Mr Rhodni A. Skelton in giving a summary report of the events of on the island held two weekends ago to this news site.

December 6th, 2014
Xmas on de Castro St. draws support despite controversy

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI – Scores of residents and visitors came out to Christmas on de Castro Street last evening December 5, 2014 as the change of venue for the traditional holiday kick-starter did not dampen support.

December 5th, 2014
‘Low value on Nottingham Estate land is racism!’ – Edmund G. Maduro

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI – Radio talk show host Edmund G. Maduro continues to call on the Government to put an end to racial discrimination in the Virgin Islands as he pointed to the low valuation placed on lands in the Nottingham Estate, East End, Tortola as yet another example.

December 1st, 2014
'Lobster Fest 2014 a marked success' – BVITB/Patrons

SETTING POINT, Anegada, VI – There was no doubt in the minds of Chairman of the Anegada Lobster Festival Mr Rhodni A. Skelton and patron Mr Warren D. Wintz, local businessman among others that the 2014 staging of Lobster Fest on the Island of Anegada was a success but that room exists for making the 2015 experience even better.

November 30th, 2014
New Life School celebrates Culture Day

DUFF’S BOTTOM, Tortola, VI - For the teachers, students and parents of the New Life Day Care and Learning Centre, the celebrations of culture for Culture Day took on a unique form last Friday November 28, 2014.

November 26th, 2014
When Culture of the Present Battles Culture of the Past

By Alred C. Frett

Do you really know your Culture?:

Traditionally, customs of the day result in behaviour patterns which different places & races commonly refer to as ‘their Culture’ - Amusingly, November that commemorates the execution of Guy Fawkes was chosen as BVI’s Culture Month… However, as a displaced People who evolved from Freedom to Slavery to Freedom it may be time to carefully decide our own Culture.

November 23rd, 2014
UPDATE: 'Let's unite against violence to women!' - Miss World BVI

LONDON, England, UK - Word just in from the Miss World Contest where the Virgin Islands is being represented has confirmed that Miss Rosanna K. Chichester was among the few selected to speak at a key service today November 23, 2014.

November 18th, 2014
Dance recital surpassed expectations & wowed

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI – The few dollars paid to purchase tickets Sunday November 16, 2014 Adagio Dance School 1st recital could not have sufficed for the quality of entertainment that was put on all in the name of remembering and paying tribute to Demiah O. O’Neal.

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