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July 5th, 2019
VI @ mercy of a ‘wobbling political system in a cold place'- Premier Fahie

WICKHAM’S CAY I, Tortola, VI- The Virgin Islands is at the mercy of “a wobbling political system in a cold place thousands of miles away, where some individuals who have not taken the time to understand the difference between our way of life and theirs’, nor shown us the basic courtesy of asking us about our aspirations, wish to dictate to us how we must live.”

July 4th, 2019
Territory Day ‘can’t just be a day off’ – Claude O. Skelton-Cline

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- Noting that there were no more than 300 persons in attendance at the Monday July 1, 2019 Territory Day event held on the lawns of Central Administration Complex, a local commentator has admonished persons to show more respect for the territory’s history by attending the occasion before taking time out to relax or going to the beach on the holiday.

July 2nd, 2019
‘We have no choice but to become more self-reliant’- Premier Fahie

By Chassidy M. Leonard

WICKHAM’S CAY I, Tortola, VI- “Our freedom and autonomy and all that we have built around us are the fruits of long, hard fought struggles to reclaim our dignity and survive,” Premier and Minister of Finance Hon Andrew A. Fahie (R1) reminded as the Virgin Islands observed Territory Day on July 1, 2019.

June 26th, 2019
Six past legislators to be honoured on Territory Day

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- Six past legislators will be honoured and their contributions toward the Virgin Islands legislative history highlighted when the territory observes its annual Territory Day On July 1, 2019.

July 4th, 2017
U-turn! Airport expansion needed now to boost tourism- Hon Fahie

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI - On previous occasions, Honourable Andrew A. Fahie (R1), Leader of the Opposition, was in support of the airport runway extension project at Terrance B. Lettsome International Airport, being delayed and stated that the Virgin Islands (VI) could not afford such a project; however; during his address at the 2017 Territorial Day celebrations, the Opposition leader, for the first time expressed his support for the airport expansion to start now.

July 1st, 2017
Gov Duncan ‘offended’ pride of the VI people- Hon Walwyn

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- Territory Day celebrations on June 30, 2017 at Sir Rupert Briercliffe Hall in Road Town took on a strong theme of ‘self-determination’ and pride, even though bruised, as suggested by Minister for Education and Culture Hon Myron V. Walwyn (AL).

June 28th, 2017
VIslanders reflect on what Territory Days means to them

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI – ‘A Territorial Awakening: Resilience in a Time of Challenge and Change’ is the theme of this year’s Territory Day celebrations. This will be held on Friday June 30, 2017 at the Noel Lloyd Positive Action Movement Park in Road Town from 9:30 AM.

June 22nd, 2017
We have to correct errors about VI history- Jennie N. Wheatley

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI – “Oh dear, oh dear, they are messing up our history. What are we doing about it? We have to do what we have to do; research.”

June 16th, 2017
‘Territory Day is not just a day to have fun’- Janice Brathwaite-Edwards

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI – “Territory Day is a day for us to really reflect, where we came from, where we are and where we need to go as a people. That’s what Territory Day is really all about. Introspection, reflection and deciding what next.”

July 8th, 2016
Territory Day not that important- Doug Wheatley

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- Hoping that Culture Minister Hon Myron V. Walwyn will not be stubborn but rather embrace his idea, radio talk show host and former civil servant, Doug Wheatley believes there should be a public holiday to celebrate the return of the Legislative Council to the Virgin Islands more than 65 years ago.


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