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July 21st, 2018
UPDATE: 3-peat! BVI 2018 Battle of the Fittest champions

PHILIPSBURG, St Maarten, WI- The BVI Basketball Team, Bayside Blazers, convincingly defeated Dutch St. Maarten to become the 2018 Championships of the 2018 Battle of the Fittest one-week tournament in St. Maarten.

June 29th, 2018
VI excels at annual 'Taste of the Caribbean' 2018

MIAMI, Florida, USA - The Virgin Islands (VI) National Culinary Team proved to be ‘worth their salt,’ when they participated and copped several top accolades in the annual 'Taste of the Caribbean' 2018, held in Miami in the United States of America, from June 22 to 26, 2018.

June 18th, 2018
Darel Christopher Jr is Velodrome’s 2018 sprint king

GEORGIA, USA - Virgin Islander Darel Christopher Jr, continues on his winning streak representing Territory on the international racing circuit, yesterday June 16, 2018, placing first in the 2018 ‘Velodrome (Georgia State) Championships’ which began the previous day, Friday June 15, 2018.

February 2nd, 2018
Cornwall hundred headlines Hurricanes win

ST JOHN'S, Antigua, WI — Rahkeem R. S. Cornwall slammed an imperious unbeaten hundred as Leeward Islands Hurricanes demolished United States by 162 runs in their opening match of the Regional Super50 on Wednesday January 31, 2018.

September 3rd, 2017
Edwin & USVI routed by USA in Americup

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI – The US Virgin Islands (USVI) Men’s Basketball team, featuring Deon J. Edwin, were soundly defeated by the United States, 90-62, on Saturday September 2, 2017 and will go on to play Mexico in the 3rd/4th place play off in the FIBA AmeriCup 2017.

April 30th, 2016
The Trump Doctrine

By Dickson Igwe

Donald Trump’s Foreign Policy Speech on April 27, 2016, at the Mayflower Hotel in Washington DC for National Interest Magazine, was a hearkening back to the Monroe Doctrine of 1823. If Trump is elected President in November, which is a 25% probability, it will be the beginning of a New World Order.

December 27th, 2014
Obama’s policy of stimulus trumps right wing austerity

By Dickson Igwe

The USA has regained its position as the main engine of world economic growth. As 2014 ends, the US is the fastest growing developed economy. The last quarter, July-September 2014, the US economy grew 5%. This was the fastest rate of American economic growth since 2003. It remains to be seen whether Barack Obama’s policy of stimulus has taken the US back to the era of the Clinton Presidency, when a sustained economic boom lasted for almost a decade.

October 8th, 2014
Alberto Rosa De La Rosa back on the waiting list for trial

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI – It will be some more months of sitting behind the bars of his prison cell at Her Majesty’s Prison, Balsum Ghut before he returns to the High Court of the Virgin Islands for his trial to get started having been extradited from the United States to face trial for alleged manslaughter.

January 5th, 2014
VI Smith’s ten can’t stop Huskers losing in Big Ten

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- Despite Virgin Islander Leslee Smith’s third double-double of the season, the University of Nebraska Huskers fell at No. 3 to Ohio State, 84-53, on Saturday January 4, 2013, at Value City Arena in Ohio, USA.

November 1st, 2013
LIME SLASHES USA ROAMING RATES

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, Virgin Islands:LIME, has announced today to dramatically cut data roaming costs for customers traveling to the USA, new rates will be as low as just $4.99 per MB.

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