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April 20th, 2017
Hon Walwyn reveals proposed design for ESHS building on FB

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- Minister for Education and Culture Honourable Myron V. Walwyn (AL) engaged residents near and far via his Facebook page when he revealed the proposed drawing for a new building at the Elmore Stoutt High School and, judging from the majority comments, a fancy building is not priority for many.

January 5th, 2017
Sharie ‘Watchman’ de Castro challenges Hon Vanterpool on road works spending

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI – “I am convinced now more than ever that our government officials drive on private roads that we, the ordinary people, do not see or have access to! Please be honest! Who can see or feel a $12.3M improvement of roads in the Virgin Islands?” asked Sharie B.Y. ‘Watchman’ de Castro on social media.

August 3rd, 2016
Peebles Hospital comes in for some much needed praise!

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- When her son took ill and needed to be taken to Peebles Hospital, it added to the fears of Jost Van Dyke resident Karen A. Ward, who had already heard of all the negative stories coming out of the territory’s lone hospital.

February 27th, 2016
USVI man gets 27 months in prison for FB death threat

VI CONSORTIUM

FREDERIKSTED, St Croix, USVI — Chief District Court Judge Wilma A. Lewis sentenced on Thursday Kamoui Francis, 25, to 27 months in federal prison for transmission of threat to injure, United States Attorney Ronald W. Sharpe announced.

December 15th, 2015
Facebook amends 'real name' policy after protests

BBC NEWS

After passionate and at times angry pleas from various vulnerable communities, Facebook has announced it is to amend its controversial "real name" policy.

October 4th, 2015
Magnus R. Latchman charged over local sex tape

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI - Police have confirmed that Magnus Rickie Latchman has been charged in relation to an alleged video recording of him engaging in a sexual act with a girl which had flooded Facebook recently.

March 7th, 2014
Turkey PM Erdogan threatens to ban Facebook and YouTube

BBC NEWS

Turkey's PM Recep Tayyip Erdogan says his government could ban Facebook and YouTube, arguing that opponents are using social media to attack him.

February 20th, 2014
Facebook to buy messaging app WhatsApp for $19bn

BBC NEWS

Facebook has bought messaging app WhatsApp in a deal worth a total of $19bn (£11.4bn) in cash and shares.
It is the social networking giant's biggest acquisition to date.

August 23rd, 2013
VG residents claim Oil Nut Bay Resort restricting access to bay

OIL NUT BAY, Virgin Gorda, VI – Several persons have recently been complaining that they are being forced to put up with a number of restrictions when it came to the accessing and usage of the sea area that forms part of Oil Nut Bay, especially when it came to swimming and accessing certain sections by boats.

July 4th, 2013
More parents go online for melee & gossip - Hon. Fahie

CANE GARDEN BAY, Tortola, VI – More parents visit online news sites for ‘melee’ and gossip than those that actually visit for their children’s ‘Power School’ performance, according to First District Representative Hon. Andrew A. Fahie.





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