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February 12th, 2022
The true importance of history

Dickson C. Igwe

Learn and teach history for the right context: not emotion. History should teach fact: not act as a crutch for patriotism and nationalism

January 23rd, 2022
Speaker Willock gives history lesson on ‘Speech from the throne’

DUFF'S BOTTOM, Tortola, VI- During the announcement segment of the First Sitting of the Fourth Session of the Fourth House of Assembly (HoA) of the Virgin Islands held on January 18, 2022, Hon Julian Willock, Speaker of the House of Assembly (HoA), spoke about the history of the Speech from the Throne.

November 22nd, 2021
Scores of persons turn out to 1949 Great March re-enactment

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI – Scores of Virgin Islanders (VI) and others in the VI community on Sunday, November 21, 2021, turned out to re-enact the historic 1949 Great March in the Virgin Islands, on the eve of the new 1949 Great Match and Restoration Day holiday to be celebrated for the first time on Monday, November 22, 2021.

September 30th, 2021
Salt Island: the Forgotten & Neglected Island

Edgar Leonard

Salt Island is my ancestral homeland. Navel strings buried on Salt Island, my paternal grandfather, mother, father, several siblings, and other close family members claim Salt Island as the land of their birth. Nonetheless, Salt Island and generations of Salt Islanders (Cay/Key people) were a forgotten island and people.

September 7th, 2021
VI neglecting local literature about its past – Cromwell Smith

BAUGHER'S BAY, Tortola, VI - Talkshow host Cromwell Smith aka 'Edju En Ka' says the Virgin Islands has neglected a lot of its literature written through the eyes of local historians, authors and others who have lived the experience and which can help us to learn about the past.

May 13th, 2021
‘Who is paying for CoI?’ to be asked @ HoA sitting today, May 13, 2021

DUFF'S BOTTOM, Tortola, VI- When the Ninth Sitting of the Third Session of the Fourth House of Assembly of the Virgin Islands convenes today, May 13, 2021, at the Save the Seed Energy Centre in Duff’s Bottom, once again Junior Minister for Tourism and At Large Member Hon Sharie B. De Castro will be posing questions to her own government.

March 2nd, 2021
VI will be ‘shining example’ of how to manage a pandemic – Dr the Hon Wheatley

CAPPOON'S BAY, Tortola, VI – Deputy Premier and Minister for Education, Culture, Youth Affairs, Fisheries and Agriculture, Dr the Honorable Natalio D. Wheatley (R7), while celebrating the legacy of H.L. Stoutt, shone the spotlight on the Virgin Islands' successful fight against the COVID-19 pandemic.

February 11th, 2021
VI encouraged to fully embrace Black History Month

BAUGHERS BAY, Tortola, VI - Quoting the legendary political activist, publisher, journalist, entrepreneur, and orator Marcus M. Garvey, who said a people without knowledge of the past history and their origin and their culture is like a tree without roots and that it cannot stand, Deputy Premier and Minister for Education, Culture, Youth Affairs, Fisheries and Agriculture, Dr the Honourable Natalio D. Wheatley (R7) has encouraged the Virgin Islands to

February 8th, 2021
Blood of ancestors 'still speaking' but are we listening? Premier Fahie asks

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI – Virgin Islands (VI) Premier and Minister of Finance, Hon Andrew A. Fahie (R1) has called on Virgin Islanders to honour the legacy of their ancestors and make moves towards completing their unfinished works started generations ago.

February 1st, 2021
HLSCC celebrates historic investiture of President Richard W. Georges

PARAQUITA BAY, Tortola, VI – Nationally recognised leader in higher education and scholar of cultural and critical theory, Richard W. E. Georges, PhD, has made history as the H. Lavity Stoutt Community College’s (HLSCC) youngest President and the first alumnus to ever serve in the office, a press release from HLSCC today, February 1, 2021, stated.

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