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August 7th, 2018
Emancipation: For better, not worse and forward, not backward

Alfred C. Frett

Let not haste and waste precipitate our fall: There is a strange feeling in the air as persons ask if we are ready to vote or ready to run and when asked whether we have already entered 2019, their response is that we should be getting ready for another Snap Election.

June 19th, 2018
Wasted youthful enthusiasm facing governmental corruption

Alfred C. Frett

A crucial feature that places ‘Man’ above other ‘Animals,’ is his ability to reason and conceptualize, so it is heart breaking and disappointing to see our youth plagued by wasted opportunity, when good ideas wither before getting the chance to bloom.

February 14th, 2018
'We have failed you & we are sorry'– Claude O. Skelton-Cline to young VI males

DUFF’S BOTTOM, Tortola, VI- One day after the fatal shooting of two young men in Road Town, on the main island of Tortola, Commentator and preacher Mr Claude O. Skelton-Cline made a public apology to all the young men at Sunday service at the New Life Baptist Church, for failing them.

July 14th, 2017
We don’t have a youth problem we have an adult problem- Hon Fahie

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI - The responsibility of raising children to become productive citizens of society is mainly on the shoulders of parents and not governments.

April 24th, 2017
UPDATE: Kennedy H. Bass named Senior MVP of Hon Maduro-Caines League

DUFF’S BOTTOM, Tortola, VI- Led by Most Valuable Player (MVP) and veteran basketball player, Kennedy H. Bass, East pulled off a decisive 64-62 win over the Lions on Sunday April 23, 2017 at the Save the Seed Energy Centre in Duff’s Bottom, Tortola to lift the Hon Alvera Maduro-Caines District Six Basketball Championship.

May 31st, 2016
This is all about you & you – For better or for worse

By Alred C. Frett

Finding yourself:

Over the years I have taught and told you many things but whether you are Black, White, Green or Purple nothing matters unless and until you know yourself… You may swear that you do but evidence shows that you remain consumed by the Self-hatred instilled in you from infancy and we still base our worth and our values on imitating others while ignoring ourselves.

February 9th, 2016
'Masa', Krazy Hype, on a mission to uplift VI youth

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI - Local entertainment promoter and website manager Ramoamasagana ‘Masa’ Pemberton is on a mission to bring visibility to the youth of the territory through his profiles and interviews which he said are necessary to fill a void in the young demographic which he believes needs a voice.

October 18th, 2015
‘Influx of foreign workers will ride against us’ – warns Hon Pickering

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI – Minister for Natural Resources and Labour Dr The Honourable Kedrick D. Pickering has warned that the influx of foreign migrant workers will continue to be a disadvantage to locals if they fail to take the opportunities presented to them and work hard to achieve their dreams over time.

August 31st, 2015
No politics behind 1st District Homework Programme – Hon Andrew A. Fahie

CARROT BAY, Tortola, VI – Representative for the First District Honourable Andrew A. Fahie has silenced the doubters who cast aspersions as to why he created his afternoon homework programme Bambelela, which means Never Give Up in one of the African languages.

August 29th, 2015
40 complete annual D1 B/ball camp with international coach

WEST END, Tortola, VI – The annual First District Basketball Camp yesterday Friday August 28, 2015 successfully concluded with some 40 youngsters of the district participating in the camp that also saw parents being a part of the sessions.



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