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January 1st, 2020
Hon Flax-Charles calls for protection of children as VI welcomes 2020

TRELLIS BAY, Beef Island, VI- Junior Minister for Trade and Economic Development, Hon Shereen D. Flax-Charles (AL) took the opportunity to call on thousands of revellers at Trellis Bay, Beef Island, to protect the Territory’s children.

October 10th, 2019
Husband accuses expat wife of kidnapping & extortion

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- Jamaican national Shakesha O'Neal has accused her husband Carlton O'Neal of offering her money after he abused her.

July 7th, 2017
Domestic Violence is 'unacceptable & we take it most seriously’- CoP Michael Matthews

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI – Less than a year after Ms Lucinda Gordon was chopped severely by her estranged boyfriend, Renold L. Peters, she shared her story during the ‘Stiletto Walk- walk a mile in her shoes’ on June 28, 2017. The event designed to raise awareness of domestic violence in the Territory was held at Captain Mulligan's Bar and Restaurant.

July 3rd, 2017
‘The police dropped the ball on me’ – Lucinda Gordon

SEA COWS BAY, Tortola, VI - With her hand severed from the wrist and multiple scars about her head and other parts of her body, Ms Lucinda Gordon is, nevertheless, grateful to be alive and vows to write a book, drive a car again, and to be back in her classroom as a teacher.

June 26th, 2017
Dr Sylvia M. Simmonds ‘not surprised’ @ recent domestic violence murder

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI - The Family Support Network (FSN) is appealing to women and men who are experiencing especially physical domestic violence to waste no time in getting help as it is the fear that more lives will be lost at the hands of abusers.

February 15th, 2017
Don’t judge female victims of violence- Joanne Penney

ROAD TOWN, Tortola,VI- Founder and Director of the CADA Players, Joanne Penney has urged women to not judge victims of violence, but assist them to find their voice, and stand up to their abusers.

September 24th, 2016
Insurance & health care providers abusing NHI– Hon Melvin M. Turnbull

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI – Honourable Melvin ‘Mitch’ Turnbull (R2) spared no bones in blasting health care providers and insurance companies guilty of abusing the National Health Insurance of the territory.

July 29th, 2016
Another radio talk show host condemns Hon Walwyn’s actions

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- Radio talk show host Edmund G. Maduro is the latest person to publically condemn the way in which Culture Minister Hon Myron V. Walwyn treated Leader of the Opposition Hon Julian Fraser RA (R3) on the opening night of Virgin Islands Festival 2016.

July 13th, 2015
‘More men are coming to FSN for help’ - Dr Sylvia M. Simmonds

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI – Despite financial challenges, Director of Family Support Network (FSN) Dr Sylvia M. Simmonds believes that the work of the entity must continue especially when it comes to keeping families together as she stressed that healthy families mean healthy societies.

June 9th, 2015
Dr Heskith A. Vanterpool slams ‘abusive’ ballot counting system

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI – It was shortly after 7:30am that counting officers were called to breakfast, but this came on the heels of Dr Heskeith A. Vanterpool blasting the system of ballot counting, calling it an abuse of human beings, including counting officers and all others concerned.


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