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June 30th, 2020
'A lot of mixed-race children are confused'- Cromwell Smith

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI -Adamant that a person of mixed white and African ancestry should identify as black, social commentator and radio host Cromwell Smith aka 'Edju Enka' says as a result of experiencing two different heritages, mixed-race children are confused youths.

May 7th, 2020
I received 'several threats to my life' for doing job - JTV's Cathy O. Richards

BAUGHERS BAY, Tortola, VI - Japhix Television (JTV) Journalist, Ms Cathy O. Richards has recalled the perils of moving to the Virgin Islands from Guyana and encountering a culture shock over how locals would treat expat journalists plying their trade.

March 6th, 2020
Preparation for VG Easter Fest ‘coming on pretty good’- Franklin Walters

VALLEY, Virgin Gorda, VI- Preparations for the 53rd Virgin Gorda Easter Festival slated for April 11 -13, 2020 is well underway, Chairman of the Virgin Gorda Easter Festival Sub-Committee Mr Franklin Walters is reporting.

March 3rd, 2020
‘BVIslanders do not accept us & that is the truth’- Latino Belonger

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI – In another ‘hot topic’ linked to issues facing the Virgin Islands (VI), ‘Real Talk’ host Karia J. Christopher has inquired why persons of Latino heritage are refusing to accept the VI as their home, yet, carry state documents like passports or even have Belonger status.

February 26th, 2020
Black History Month is more than dashikis & head wraps

Moleto A. Smith Jr

A few days ago, my wife and I ran into a few good friends over dinner and entertainment by great local musicians. They recently returned from Africa where they visited “The Door of No Return” in Ghana.

February 24th, 2020
Paying tithes brings benefits like 'unlimited access to heaven' - Apostle Fahie

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI - Remarking that every 'kingdom' needs finances to function, such as that of the Government of the Virgin Islands, Apostle Curnal P. Fahie says the institution of the church and by extension, the 'Kingdom of God' is no different.

February 10th, 2020
‘A certain race… involve their children in almost everything’- Angelle A. Cameron

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI –Outspoken radio host and former Mrs BVI, Angelle A. Cameron has lambasted African parenting styles for marginalising their children, while other cultures practice more inclusive parenting where children are allowed to interject in adult conversations.

January 10th, 2020
All the places in VI named after 'murderers & thieves’- Cromwell Smith

BAUGHERS BAY, Tortola, VI – Outspoken and controversial talk show host, Mr Cromwell Smith aka 'Edju En Ka', who hosts the Umoja show on ZBVI 780 AM, has made calls for several prominent places in the Virgin Islands to be renamed, given that they were originally named after ‘Pirates and thieves’.

December 29th, 2019
Carrot Bay holds first Christmas Market

CARROT BAY, Tortola, VI- Farmers and shoppers converged at the Carrot Bay Festival Ground on Tortola on December 28, 2019 for the first ever Christmas Market organised by the Cultural Committee of Carrot Bay.

December 25th, 2019
Champion carolers Band of Faith blesses Rainbow Children’s Home with $1500

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- Already spreading much Christmas joy on Tortola with their melodious singing, caroling group Band of Faith took it a step further by taking Christmas cheer to the Rainbow Children’s Home with a donation of $1500.

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