ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- “Stop it, stop it right now, child abuse ain’t for the youth” and “Sometimes I may forget but help me to remember” were some of the chants heard when the Youth Department of the Seventh-day Adventist Church of the Virgin Islands staged a health march through Road Town on November 26, 2016.
Lorna M. George
The above quote by Dr Martin Luther King Jr is so true. There was a murder committed in my village of Long Look the other day. My heart goes out to the family of the victim. We are destroying ourselves because of the hate, bitterness and hostility in our souls. Our society is saturated with hate and as result it is manifesting its ugly face as the violence we are seeing today.
VATICAN CITY – Pope Francis is allowing all priests to absolve the faithful of the "grave sin" of abortion, extending indefinitely the special permission he had granted for the duration of the just-ended Holy Year of Mercy.
Cuba has pardoned 787 prisoners in response to a call by Pope Francis to consider granting inmates amnesty.
Alred C. Frett
Are we as worthless as they would have us believe?
We are who we are after becoming what we are - Even Siamese Twins have their own identities and experience their individual joys and pains… During Life’s Journey we are exposed to and influenced by the teachings and actions of others but we must decide whether to accept or reject… We must decide whether to progress beyond beliefs that Earth is flat and Elders are always right.
CHARLOTTE AMALIE, St Thomas, USVI- To help strengthen the territory’s position as a premier warm weather destination and to address growing competition in the travel and tourism industry, the Department of Tourism (DOT) in the US Virgin Islands (USVI) will aggressively execute its overall marketing strategy by investing more than $2 million over the next three months to ensure the territory is a top-of-mind choice for travelers during the fall and the upcoming 2016-2017 winter season.
PURCELL, Tortola, VI – Purcell Girls' Brigade Lieutenant Tammi T. David has disclosed that the Denise Dawson Back to School Ministry is likely to go district-wide for 2017 as opposed to its current concentration on children only of the Purcell community.
By Dickson Igwe
Online news reports of a recent and very threatening alleged verbal assault on a prominent Virgin Islands family for their religious beliefs is simply unacceptable. Any attack on any person for their religious and cultural identity in this territory cannot be tolerated, notwithstanding their social and economic status.
ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI – Several residents are calling on the Premier and Minister of Finance Dr The Honourable D. Orlando Smith to make an urgent public statement denouncing a recent religious attack a Muslim family residing in the Virgin Islands reportedly endured.