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August 7th, 2021
VI’s high starch, alcohol & sugary diets have genesis in slavery- Eugenia O'Neal

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI – VI Author and researcher, Eugenia O'Neal has linked the current unhealthy high starch and sugary foods of Virgin Islanders to the legacies of slavery and the plantation diet.

August 7th, 2021
The CoI is the friend of good governance & residents

By Dickson C. Igwe

Now make no mistake: the COI is a good thing for the majority of residents in these majestic Virgin Islands, especially taxpayers, who are the majority.

July 31st, 2021
CoI is checkmate on impunity in governance

By Dickson C. Igwe

Three major benefits of the Virgin Islands COI are one, it is a warning to leaders and officials that they cannot get away with impunity.

June 26th, 2021
The Virgin Islands - post Commission of Inquiry

By Dickson C. Igwe

Like Hurricanes Irma and Maria, when the talk was what would the Virgin Islands look like after the devastating storms: it appears the country has learned very little from the two devastating hurricanes.

May 22nd, 2021
The Social Community

By Dickson C. Igwe

For positive change in the era of COVID 19, a Commission of Inquiry that is throwing a fog over the future, and a terrifying new culture of crime, social cohesiveness, and social responsibility—Social Democracy—is the answer.

February 25th, 2018
Let there be Peace

Sandra Phillip Hodge

In honour of the legacy and memory of Civil Rights champion Dr Martin Luther King Jr, I am persuaded to lend my voice to the call for Peace in this community. The Territory is hurting a bad toothache, like an old back pain; like a migraine headache. I hope you get the picture....Hurting like a "buss toe"....and when you "chook stick inna sore"...Uh Ohhh. (need I say anymore?)

November 19th, 2016
King Culture

Dickson Igwe

A country’s culture is “a very big deal indeed.” In fact, culture comes out of a country’s history, geography, and demography. Consequently, culture is a form of living history. Culture is the software of community. It enables the effective functioning of society. Culture paints upon the national tapestry the values and norms, and the rules and customs of yesteryear. It blends these “precious offerings” into modernity. Culture enriches and empowers.

October 11th, 2014
King Vision & Queen Infrastructure

By Dickson Igwe

The following narrative argues that vision is crucial to deciding on a national infrastructure model. Understanding a country’s physical and social infrastructure requirements begins with having an overarching national vision. The national vision is a grand idea.

August 23rd, 2014
Virgin Islands media: friend or foe – part 2

By Dickson Igwe

A section of the Virgin Islands establishment appears weary of the media. This weariness is especially so with the online blogs. However, in this Old Boy’s opinion, it is good politics to allow the media free reign, within the acceptable social and legal parameters.

September 19th, 2012
VI society fractured in many ways - Doug Wheatley

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI - Douglas Wheatley, host of the Speak out BVI talk show, said the type of society, that exists in the territory today, is a fractured one; he added that there is a need for residents to look back and examine how the country has moved forward.

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