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January 20th, 2018
4 months later USA, Canada & UK still discouraging travel to VI

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- While the government of the day and the BVI Tourist Board (BVITB) work on restoring international confidence in the Virgin Islands (VI) after the devastation of hurricanes Irma and Maria in September of 2017, their job is being made more difficult.

May 31st, 2017
Manchester: good versus evil

Dickson Igwe

The west is completely naïve about the evil it faces in Fundamentalist Islam. Like a foolish virgin, it believes it can convert an evil and murderous psychopath, into a compassionate soul. It will take further tragic lessons to learn that it is facing PURE EVIL, and that it is in a war for its very own way of life.

April 15th, 2017
Trump goes nuclear!

Dickson Igwe

The spread of nuclear weapons beyond the core countries that have historically possessed these “seeds of the apocalypse” is the greatest threat to world safety this early to mid-2017.

March 22nd, 2017
Deadly ‘terrorist’ attack outside British Parliament

LONDON, United Kingdom- In what is being treated as a terror attack, at least two people were killed and a police officer was stabbed near the British Houses of Parliament in London today, March 22, 2017.

August 20th, 2016
Islamophobia in the Virgin Islands

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.

March 23rd, 2016
‘We too have to be vigilant’- Hon Archibald C. Christian

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- While expressing sympathy to the people of Belgium following bomb attacks that left more than 30 people dead on Tuesday March 22, 2016, Junior Minister for Tourism and At Large Representative Hon Archibald C. Christian said the Virgin Islands should take note that it should not take security of its borders for granted.

November 28th, 2015
The mind of TERROR part 1

By Dickson Igwe

The quote, “vigilance is the price of liberty,” is attributed to the Pioneer American Statesman Thomas Jefferson. Today, as the west fights a determined and elusive monster, called terrorism, that quote is as relevant as ever.

November 23rd, 2015
89 Trinidadians believed to have joined ISIS fighters

CARIBBEAN NEWS NOW

There are now 89 Trinidad and Tobago nationals — including families — known to the government who have joined the Islamic State of Iraq and Syria (ISIS) in the last three years, local media reported.

November 19th, 2015
T&T steps up security in light of possible ISIS threat

THE DAILY OBSERVER

PORT OF SPAIN, T&T- Trinidad and Tobago is tightening security and is continuing to liaise with the United States as it responds to possible acts of terrorism by members of the Islamic State of Iraq and Syria (ISIS), National Security Minister retired major General Edmund Dillon has said.

November 14th, 2015
Lessons from Ben Gurion

By Dickson Igwe

The October 31, 2015, Russian Airbus A 321 that exploded over the Sinai in Egypt, killing all 224 passengers on board, is a wakeup call for all air travelers. It will also plunge Egypt’s tourism economy, an economic beast that amounts to $24 billion per annum, down a black hole.

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