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February 26th, 2024
Virgin Islanders value people they don’t know- Raul R. Sprauve

PALESTINA ESTATE, Tortola, VI –Local musician and band owner Raul R. Sprauve aka 'Jugo' has called on the Government of the Virgin Islands (VI) to start investing more in its people, particularly those in the arts and for more value to be placed on locals in the VI’s small community.

February 5th, 2024
Razor Bladez vows to always keep a fungi flavour to its music

PALESTINA ESTATE, Tortola, VI – Local fungi band Razor Bladez says while the band has been performing a variety of genres of music in the Virgin Islands, fungi music will continue to be fused into their music style, to keep the cultural music relevant to a young generation.

January 29th, 2024
Reading VI news blogs is 'not constructive for me'– Karia J. Christopher

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI – Real Talk host Mrs Karia J. Christopher, who is also the acting Director of Communications, has said 'blogs' on news articles in the Virgin Islands are unconstructive for her and that she tries not to read any.

September 27th, 2023
Karia J. Christopher In! Dr Arliene T. Penn Out! As Communications Director!

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- Word reaching our newsroom from senior civil servants is that former Director of Trade and Consumer Affairs Mrs Karia J. Christopher is now in the acting post of Director of Communications assigned to the Premier’s Office.

August 14th, 2023
'Ms P' blasts VI men for ‘allowing’ their women to 'expose' themselves in public

PALESTINA ESTATE, Tortola, VI - Former legislator Eileene L. Parsons, OBE has called on the men of the Virgin Islands (VI) to stop allowing their women and females to go on the streets dressing provocatively during festivals.

August 7th, 2023
VI festival has become nothing but ‘feathers & flesh’- Eileene L. Parsons

PALESTINA ESTATE, Tortola, VI - Cultural icon and former legislator Eileene L. Parsons, OBE says as a female of a different generation in the Virgin Islands, she is now embarrassed at what the Emancipation Festival has become, particularly the parade.

July 31st, 2023
'Even my grandchildren, according to me, are not BVIslanders'- Eileene L. Parsons OBE

PALESTINA ESTATE, Tortola, VI- Local cultural icon Ms Eileene L. Parsons, OBE has maintained “in all sincerity” that a Virgin Islander should be identified as someone who is able to trace his or her parentage back three generations of Virgin Islanders on both sides.

December 20th, 2022
Trade Director Karia J. Christopher fires back; 'I am appalled over false allegations'

WEST END, Tortola, VI- In a powerful statement released today, December 20, 2022, the Director of Trade, Investment and Consumer Affairs, Karia J. Christopher responded to allegations published in local tabloid 284 Media yesterday, December 19, 2022.

December 12th, 2022
CRC receiving suggestions for political term limits in VI– Lisa E. Penn-Lettsome

HANNAH'S ESTATE, Tortola, VI– Chairman of the Constitutional Review Commission (CRC) Mrs Lisa E. Penn-Lettsome says arguments continue for and against the implementation of political term limits in the Virgin Islands (VI), with one good suggestion being the staggering of political terms by those elected to the House of Assembly (HoA).

December 8th, 2022
‘BVI women are our worst enemies’- CRC Chair Lisa E. Penn-Lettsome

HANNAH'S ESTATE, Tortola, VI– Chair of the Constitutional Review Commission (CRC), Mrs Lisa E. Penn-Lettsome has referred to women in the Virgin Islands and West Indies as their own worst enemies for not pushing their female counterparts, but rather, relishing in their downfall.

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