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May 22nd, 2015
‘I am proud to have rich white friends’- Hon Kedrick D. Pickering

LONG LOOK, Tortola, VI – The Stickett area was filled to capacity last night May 21, 2015 as it was the occasion of the campaign launch of Honourable Kedrick D. Pickering who, while outlining some of the areas of development for his district, stood up to his critics.

May 17th, 2015
Children ‘born here’ not of VI parents must be embraced- Hon Walwyn

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI – At the launch of the National Democratic Party (NDP) At-Large candidates for the national elections of the Virgin Islands (VI) set for June 8, 2015, emotions ran high in support of a call made by Honourable Myron V. Walwyn for the Third House of Assembly to seriously consider the boiling issue of children ‘born here’ of parents not from the Virgin Islands.

August 16th, 2013
Are VIslanders placing nationality before race?

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI – With the Virgin Islands’ Emancipation Festival just concluded, a discussion on race and the history of African descendants dominated the Umoja radio forum last evening, August 15, 2013 and it was implied that descendants of Africans may be putting their nationality ahead of their race.

December 17th, 2012
“Sam” wants churches to take up issue of children born in VI by non-nationals

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- Host of the television talk show Speak Your Mind, Julio S. Henry popularly known as Sam, has expressed surprised that churches have not been taking up the issue of children born in the Virgin Islands by non-nationals, which he labelled as a human rights issue.



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