ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI – According to a recent CNN online article, the terrorist attacks in Paris showed the world just how vulnerable a free society can be. The attacks have also caused Europe and the United States to rethink their refugee programmes. The refugees fleeing armed conflict in places such as Iraq and Syria among others may now be eyeing the open doors of the Caribbean.
By Alred C. Frett
From a Tradition of Killing & Stealing to an Inheritance of Mutated Illnesses:
November as the 11th Month has seen a World of many Negatives and whether it is someone’s Terrorism or another Person’s Freedom Fighting it is all an unnecessary waste of human Lives perpetuated by the Big Nations Mentality where Might is Right and their only Skills are Stealing and Killing… However, even Soldiers know this is wrong and as a result many take their own lives.
ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI – With the weather being nice and sunny yesterday November 22, 2015 the once postponed ‘Taste of Tortola’ was staged at the newly upgraded Queen Elizabeth II Park and patrons got a taste of the best of the culinary arts that the territory has to offer.
BAUGHERS BAY, Tortola VI – In celebration of this year’s Virgin Islands Culture Week, which is being observed under the theme: ‘Remembering the Legends of Virgin Islands Music: Our Treasures’, the staff and Parents/Teachers Association (PTA) of the Alexandrina Maduro Primary School (AMPS) presented their students and visitors with jubilant array of activities on Wednesday, November 18, 2015.
ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI – Veteran Jamaican comedian and stage actor Oliver Adolphus Samuels and his fellow cast members, producers and directors arrived on the territory’s shores today November 20, 2015 for tomorrow’s November 21, 2015 one and only staging of Divorce Papers, a stage show written by Basil Dawkins.
GREAT HARBOUR, Jost Van Dyke, VI- Virgin Islands cultural and tourism icon Philicianno ‘Foxy’ Callwood, OBE will have more honours bestowed on him, this time further afield, as he is to be inducted into the Charter Yacht Brokers Association (CYBA) International Charter Yacht Hall of Fame in December.
ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI – It was a night to remember for former Premier and former Leader of the Opposition Honourable Ralph T. O’Neal OBE, Member Emeritus of the House of Assembly of the Virgin Islands, who finally got the Gala Dinner promised to him and which had been put off twice.
SEA COWS BAY, Tortola, VI – The Ebenezer Thomas Primary School today November 12, 2015 held its annual cultural celebration under the theme ‘Remembering the Legends of VI Music, Our Treasure’ which paid tribute to the territory’s rich fungi music heritage.
ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI – Following two postponements, the Gala Dinner to celebrate the achievement of 40 years of representation of Member Emeritus of the Virgin Islands House of Assembly and former Premier Honourable Ralph T. O’Neal OBE in the territory’s legislative assembly will finally take place this Saturday November 14, 2015.
DUFF’S BOTTOM – Mentoring Anointed Leaders Everywhere (M.A.L.E.) pulled off yet another forum on October 30, 2015 entitled 'Calling All Fathers' to address the challenges of fatherhood in today’s society and attendance this time was far more encouraging than the first attempt over a month ago.