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Religion

August 27th, 2016
US Gays target Sizzla again

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KINGSTON, Jamaica- Sizzla’s first United States tour in eight years has hit a snag. Promoters of his September 23 show at 1015 Folsom in San Francisco (SF) have switched the show to nearby Oakland after protests by a gay rights group.

August 23rd, 2016
Denise Dawson Back to School Ministry prepares some 100 for school

PURCELL, Tortola, VI – Purcell Girls' Brigade Lieutenant Tammi T. David has disclosed that the Denise Dawson Back to School Ministry is likely to go district-wide for 2017 as opposed to its current concentration on children only of the Purcell community.

August 20th, 2016
Islamophobia in the Virgin Islands

By Dickson Igwe

Online news reports of a recent and very threatening alleged verbal assault on a prominent Virgin Islands family for their religious beliefs is simply unacceptable. Any attack on any person for their religious and cultural identity in this territory cannot be tolerated, notwithstanding their social and economic status.

August 16th, 2016
UPDATE: Residents want Premier Smith to denounce religious attack on Muslim family

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI – Several residents are calling on the Premier and Minister of Finance Dr The Honourable D. Orlando Smith to make an urgent public statement denouncing a recent religious attack a Muslim family residing in the Virgin Islands reportedly endured.

August 15th, 2016
Dr Rock slammed for allegedly 'importing' forensic auditor

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- All is still not well at the St George's Episcopal Anglican Church in Road Town as one member continues to publicly air his disgruntlement with Rector of the church, Barbados national Dr Ian E. Rock.

August 13th, 2016
Prayer Walk aims to 'reclaim territory'

DUFFS BOTTOM, Tortola, VI- The New Life Baptist Church in Duffs Bottom is set on covering all the major islands of the Virgin Islands by year end with its latest Prayer Walk initiative.

July 11th, 2016
Demise of 5 police or 500 blacks is all about us’ – Part 3

By Alred C. Frett

NB: - The Police Force was never created to protect us:

Sit down and fasten your seatbelts for this is a bumpy ride ahead from beginning to end and while you may wish to disagree with the things I say, you know every word is true and deep inside you have known it even before I said it… The World seems governed by Corrupted Lords and Masters intent on using Evil and Injustice to pressure us into going along in order for them to get along.

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.

July 4th, 2016
Should ‘God’ be in a national pledge?

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- With few residents paying attention to proceedings in the House of Assembly (HoA) because of how low rated the body is following the 2011 elections, many important decisions are made there that can affect generations to come.

June 10th, 2016
Donald E. de Castro allegedly threatened with blackmail

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI - Radio talk show host and social commentator Donald E. de Castro has alleged being threatened with blackmail by a member of the St George’s Episcopal (Anglican) Church for his agitation on issues within the house of worship.

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