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February 14th, 2018
Poor service & frustration continue at Department of Immigration

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- Acting Chief Immigration Officer, Geraldine Ritter-Freeman had said in November 2017 that there were many challenges facing the Department of Immigration and had pleaded with the public to bear with it as it seeks to return to normal service in a timely manner.

December 18th, 2017
Making recovery a Christmas gift & New Year resolution

Alred C. Frett

When Fear & Frustration replace Hope & Celebration:

December… As we count down the final month of this year our tradition of welcoming Christmas with celebrations of Joy and a New Year with outpouring of Hope, have been threatened by the aftermath of Hurricanes Irma and Maria… A dose of Reality makes it difficult to forget the past, find comfort in the present and prepare for the future – Pretending otherwise simply brings more problems than solutions.

February 20th, 2017
12th Grade teachers upset over non-payment of gas allowance

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- The poor decision by the controversial Minister for Education and Culture Hon Myron V. Walwyn (AL) to hastily implement the 12th Grade Programme in the public high school system without all the facilities in place has created a logistical havoc with the shortage of teachers and the 12th Grade students of Elmore Stoutt High School (ESHS) having to be placed at the H. Lavity Stoutt Community College (HLSCC) in Paraquita Bay.

July 10th, 2014
UPDATE: 'Min. Walwyn should be ashamed; statement not accurate! - 'Sheep' Smith

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI – “All I am asking for is for softball to be recognized like any other sport that they are pumping lump sums of monies into, that’s all I am asking for and I am not in for the tit-for-tat,” said President of the Softball Federation of the Virgin Islands Mr Neville A. Smith.

November 7th, 2013
VIslanders should be frustrated with pier project – Julio S. Henry

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI – Commentator Julio S. Henry believes Virgin Islanders should all be frustrated with what has been happening with the Cruise Pier Development Project.

October 8th, 2013
Sharie’s participation in doubt for Miss Universe competition

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI – A huge cloud of uncertainty hangs over the participation of Miss BVI 2012, Sharie B. Y. de Castro, at the upcoming Miss Universe pageant slated to be held in Moscow, Russia early next month.

February 8th, 2013
I have nothing to administer!- Hon. J. Alvin Christopher

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI – “As a District Representative I don’t have anything to administer.” This is according to Second District Representative Hon. J. Alvin Christopher in a recent exclusive interview with Virgin Islands News Online as he made a call for a reform of the existing system which he believes does not cater for District Representatives to effectively live up to the expectations of those who would have contributed to them being in the House of Assembly of the Virgin Islands.



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