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May 3rd, 2018
'Safeguard all manner of cultural heritage material' – Christopher Varlack

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- When the natural disasters of August and September 2017 hit the Virgin Islands it threatened to erase much of our history. Records lost in destroyed buildings ranged from old family albums to business records and even museum artifacts and other records of VI history.

January 6th, 2018
The road from Soup Kitchen to El Dorado

Dickson Igwe

Understanding the road to and from recession is critical for a Virgin Islands that must recover from three major natural disasters that beset the country in September 2017. Economics holds the solutions to a full recovery.

December 30th, 2017
The road from Boom to Bust- part A

Dickson Igwe

The following story highlights the centrality of economics in offering direction for disaster recovery. Hurricanes Irma and Maria, add major floods, devastated the Virgin Islands in September 2017. The country is under threat of a long economic recession owing to the September disasters. The correct and appropriate application of economics- scarce resource management- holds the key to a full recovery.

December 18th, 2017
Hon RT O'Neal steadied the ship 'with an even keel' during storms- Hon Fahie

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- Who feels it knows and for certain the National Democratic Party (NDP) Government has a clear idea what former Premier and Minister of Finance Hon Ralph T. O'Neal OBE was going through when the Virgin Islands was hit by several natural disasters during his tenure.

June 5th, 2013
Will months of disasters bring a collapse of our Pillars??

By Alred C. Frett

From Social to Natural Disasters:

As we leave the Month of Seniors and enter the Hurricane Season we can never predict the future but based on the treatment of our Seniors we should prepare ourselves for any disaster especially when, on the last day of Seniors recognition, our Local Leaders (sans Archie’s late arrival) couldn’t spare time or effort to visit the Home for the Elderly as a token of appreciation.

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