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May 8th, 2018
Who are we?

Donald E. de Castro

We hear Politicians, Ministers of Religion, business owners and many other persons refer to this Territory as a Christian community. Those of us that read the bible have read the conversation between Jesus and his disciples when he asked them; who do people say I am? and after they answered him; he asked them; who do you say I am? This territory is now at a junction in its history (and has been for some time) where many people are asking, who are we?

March 27th, 2018
'We got the leader of the country like a toy'- Hon Vanterpool

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI – During the continuation of the Third Sitting of the Third Session of the Third House of Assembly (HoA) on Friday, March 23, 2018, Honourable Mark H. Vanterpool (R4), Minister for Communications and Works, told the House that Dr The Honourable D. Orlando Smith (AL), Premier and Minister of Finance, received “hostility” from the United Kingdom (UK) parliamentarians while seeking assistance for the Virgin Islands (VI).

August 22nd, 2017
Patsy C. Lake brings police to seize horse from Lesmore Smith

SEA COWS BAY, Tortola, VI – “It didn’t have to come to this, I’m not a monster. It didn’t have to come to five officers with firearms. I felt really embarrassed about the situation.”

October 30th, 2016
Treat the Opposition with more respect- Doug Wheatley

ROAD TOWN, Tortola VI- The host of the 3D show on ZBVI 780 AM, Doug Wheatley, has called on members of the Premier Dr The Hon. D. Orlando Smith led National Democratic Party (NDP) Administration to treat those on the Opposition side with more respect.

August 11th, 2016
No independence without honesty, pride & respect- Donald E. de Castro

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- While he is of the view that the Virgin Islands must walk the road of independence one day, radio talk show host Donald E. de Castro said the territory needs to be in no hurry to achieve that status but rather needs to talk more about it and totally understand what it is and what is required.

July 27th, 2016
Hon Walwyn ‘very much out of place’- Doug Wheatley

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- Radio talk show host and retired civil servant, Doug Wheatley has condemned the actions by Culture Minister Hon Myron V. Walwyn surrounding the snubbing of the Leader of the Opposition Hon Julian Fraser RA (R3) at the opening of Virgin Islands Emancipation Festival on July 25, 2016.

July 3rd, 2015
Civics in school will benefit the territory- Elton Georges

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI - “I do think that proper course in civic education and Civics beginning in our schools at a very early stage and continuing through will redound to the benefit of the country, in fact it will begin to produce citizens who are more conscious of civic responsibility,” said former Commissioner of Complaints Mr Elton Georges, CMG, OBE.

June 24th, 2015
VI needs to be 'a little less angry & on edge' - Julien N. Johnson

WEST END, Tortola, VI – When members of the Rotary and Rotaract families of the Virgin Islands (VI) gathered at the Long Bay Beach Resort on the Western end of Tortola for dinner and fellowship they were challenged to be the change that is needed to take the territory to its former glory.

December 21st, 2013
R-E-S-P-E-C-T! Hon. Walwyn calls for improved behaviour in HOA.

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI - Minister for Education and Culture Hon. Myron V. Walwyn has suggested an early New Year's Resolution in the House of Assembly (HOA) in making a request for peace and harmony as Members conduct their business in the coming year.

September 11th, 2013
ESHS mould problem resolved – Acting Principal Tobin

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI – The issue of mould at the Elmore Stoutt High school (ESHS) is said to have been dealt with and the affected sections of the school have returned to normalcy.

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