ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- After abruptly dissolving the House of Assembly (HoA) on May 1, 2015 without allowing political giant and first Premier of the Virgin Islands Honourable Ralph T. O’Neal OBE to say farewell while a sitting member, the National Democratic Party (NDP) has come to the people with a motion to give the former Virgin Islands Party (VIP) Chairman the title of ‘Member Emeritus’.
SEA COWS BAY, Tortola, VI – The Sea Cows Bay Basketball Club’s Roger Allen Hodge Basketball Tournament is well underway, with Green Machine recording their second win on Friday July 3, 2015 on the outdoor court in Sea Cows Bay.
WICKHAM'S CAY II, Tortola, VI – Outgoing students of the Alexandrina Maduro Primary School in Baughers Bay yesterday July 4, 2015 attended a graduation ball in their honour at The Moorings on Wickham's Cay II.
WEST END, Tortola, VI – Ryan Geluk CPA, CA was last night, July 4, 2015 officially sworn in as President of the Rotary Club of Road Town at a gala event laced with fun, fun, and more fun as the Rotary Club of Road Town is popularly known as the ‘Fun Club’. The swearing in event was held at Long Bay Beach Resort, West End, Tortola.
ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI - While the Auditor General Ms Sonia M. Webster continues to complain about the non-audited financial statements during the first National Democratic Party (NDP) Administration [2011-2015], the government continues its spending spree.
ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- King Paido, Rockey, Ojinga, Queen Shereen, new comer Yung Blood, and Mighty Cloud were among those that gave the sizable crowd that gathered on Friday July 3, 2015 at Village Cay a taste of what to expect at this year’s Emancipation Festival 2015 Calypso Competition. And coming off elections season, it was not surprising that politics and politicians were the focus of most calypsonians.
ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- Colonial Insurance yesterday July 3, 2015 officially launched its wellness programme in collaboration with Virgin Pulse of the Virgin Group with a view to enhancing the health and fitness of the territory’s population.
CARROT BAY, Tortola, VI- Top distance runner Reuben J.A. Stoby was made to work hard to preserve his unbeaten record in 10k road racing as main rivals Guy Williamson and Julius Farley turned up for a fight in the Carrot Bay leg of the Ceres Juices 10K Series this morning, July 4, 2015.
By Dickson Igwe
The Greek Referendum of Sunday July 5 is a direct challenge to the Greek Consumer on whether or not to accept Austerity, and the ECB, IMF, and Euro Zone prescription, of tight fiscal policy as a condition for bailout funds. If Greece fails to receive financial support from the Troika, this will plunge Greece into an economic crisis that could see its exit from the Euro Zone. Greece could, for the first time, default on debt payments to its creditors.