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October 2nd, 2018
Paying for birth rights: Uncertain future for VI born children of expats

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI – In a matter of two weeks, Premier and Minister of Finance Dr. The Honorable D. Orlando Smith (AL) says he will be making a big announcement as it relates to the legislation that requires expatriate parents to pay an immigration ‘fee’ for their children born in the Virgin Islands.

August 26th, 2018
Randy Ashton charged with damage to property over stolen ‘Purcell plants’

PURCELL ESTATE, Tortola, VI - Police sources have confirmed to our newsroom, that Randy Ashton, aka ‘Box Head,’ of Georges North Side, on Tortola, was over the weekend arrested on suspicion of theft, in relation to the missing plants removed on the morning of August 21, 2018, from Purcell Estate.

August 21st, 2018
SHAME! SHAME! Bandits steal plants from 6th District youth project

PURCELL ESTATE, Tortola, VI - The Six District, under the Leadership of Honourable Alvera Maduro-Caines (R6), had started a 'Youth Summer Beatification Project' for children between the ages of 12 and 17.

August 18th, 2018
Baughers Bay Wharf an eye-sore, Hon Maduro-Caines; ‘clean up or else!’

BAUGHERS BAY, Tortola, VI - The Baughers Bay, Tortola, fisher folks wharf is currently an eye-sore, even more so following the passage in 2017 of Hurricanes Irma and Maria.

August 12th, 2018
Hon Maduro-Caines calls on residents to cooperate with RVIPF

PURCELL ESTATE, Tortola VI – Sixth District Representative in the House of Assembly (HoA), Honourable Alvera Maduro-Caines, has called on residents of Purcell Estate, to cooperate with the Royal Virgin Islands Police Force’s (RVIPF) investigation, into the deadly shooting on Friday, August 10, 2018, which claimed the life of 25-year-old, Jerry Casto-Felix.

June 27th, 2018
Time to discuss ‘Independence’—HoA Speaker Moses

GEORGE TOWN, Cayman Islands –The decision by the United Kingdom (UK), calling on some of its Overseas Territories to establish registers of beneficial ownership, has re-ignited a new wave of independence debates.

May 24th, 2018
Take it back! ‘We will not accept that rule’ - Hon Mark H. Vanterpool

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI – As the territory prepares for the most significant march in years, today May 24, 2018, Honourable Mark H. Vanterpool (R4), Minister for Communications and Works, along with Honourable Delores Christopher, Deputy Speaker and Fifth District Representative and Honourable Alvera Maduro-Caines (R6), came together for one last rally to convince the people in their district why they should take part in the march.

May 22nd, 2018
Day of Repentance dubbed a success

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI - It was a large gathering of young and old residents at the event dubbed 'A Day of Repentance Gathering' on May 20, 2018, at the Queen Elizabeth II Park. The event was spearheaded by Honourable Alvera Maduro-Caines, Sixth District Representative.

March 12th, 2018
'Things are bad; House of Assembly needs medicine' - Hon Fraser

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI - During the continuation of the First Sitting of the Third Session of House of Assembly (HoA) on Thursday, March 8, 2018, Honourable Julian Fraser RA, Third District Representative, lashed out at the organisers of the official funeral for the late Omar W. Hodge for not including Sixth District Representative, Hon Alvera Maduro-Caines (R6) on the programme to speak.

February 9th, 2018
Programme similar to YEP coming to Sixth District- Hon Maduro-Caines

BAUGHERS BAY, Tortola, VI - “I met with Rotary Club of Tortola on two different occasions and we are trying to identify a spot to have something like YEP centre because we realised the problem within our district: unemployment and young men sitting on the block.”



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