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December 18th, 2017
Making recovery a Christmas gift & New Year resolution

Alred C. Frett

When Fear & Frustration replace Hope & Celebration:

December… As we count down the final month of this year our tradition of welcoming Christmas with celebrations of Joy and a New Year with outpouring of Hope, have been threatened by the aftermath of Hurricanes Irma and Maria… A dose of Reality makes it difficult to forget the past, find comfort in the present and prepare for the future – Pretending otherwise simply brings more problems than solutions.

October 27th, 2016
VIP was not ready for 2015 snap elections- Carvin Malone

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- Just over a year after the snap elections in the Virgin Islands (UK) that gave the National Democratic Party (NDP) a majority win, outgoing President of the Virgin Islands Party (VIP) Mr Carvin Malone has admitted that the party, in which he held the position as President for over 17 years, was not ready.

July 5th, 2016
VI has more to fear from armed gunmen than ISIS- Imam Cave

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- Making his point that Muslims are often wrongly labelled as terrorists, especially with the many acts of violence around the world allegedly being perpetrated by Islamic State in Iraq and Syria (ISIS), Imam of the BVI Islamic Society, Khalid Cave said the Virgin Islands should have no fear of the presence of Muslims in the territory.

May 9th, 2016
EXCLUSIVE: Acquitted murder accused Marcus Lloyd fears for his life

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- Recently released former murder accused Marcus Lloyd, called ‘Yeyo’, has alleged harassment by the authorities while incarcerated at Her Majesty's Prison at Balsam Ghut, saying that he was subject to searches and was denied proper meals.

September 10th, 2013
Biwater debacle led to mistrust in pooling investments - Smith

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI – With the emergence of Biwater on the local scene and its subsequent reported failings, there was a resultant level of mistrust with regard to pooling resources among locals, according to Commentator Cromwell Smith aka Edju En Ka.

June 27th, 2013
Should the VI revise its ‘General Orders’ once more?

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI – “I think, unfortunately, it’s very difficult to get some of the changes that we want in society outside of government and outside of politics because the politicians wield so much power right now,” Natalio Wheatley aka Sowande Uhuru said in a recent interview with Virgin Islands News Online.

September 1st, 2012
There is a fear of losing our country – Edju En Ka

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI – Host of the Umoja show, Cromwell Smith aka Edju En Ka believes that Virgin Islanders have a real fear of losing their territory to outsiders and this has prevented them from being able to fully embrace unity with fellow Caribbean brothers and sisters in the VI community.


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