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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.

April 6th, 2021
Benefits of COVID-19 jab far outweigh the side effects - Dr Pickering

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI - Calling the local AstraZeneca COVID-19 Vaccine an ultimate weapon against the pandemic in the Virgin Islands (VI), Medical Doctor and former Deputy Premier and 7th District Representative, Dr Kedrick D. Pickering has urged Virgin Islanders to get vaccinated.

February 4th, 2021
Representing the people remains a 'humbling role'- Hon Fraser

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI – “Being in politics is not easy,” are some of the words of senior legislator Hon Julian Fraser RA (R3) on having one of the longest runs as a politician in the Virgin Islands (VI), with a total of 22 years.

December 30th, 2020
‘It would be lovely if I could enjoy same-sex unions here’- Kishma V.S. Penn

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI - At least one outspoken local photographer and visual artist has admitted that she would be pleased to ‘enjoy’ life in the Virgin Islands, in a same-sex union.

December 14th, 2020
VI has ‘the most vicious audience in the world’- Karia J. Christopher

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI – Local talk show host Karia J. Christopher, during a recent episode of her ‘Real Talk’ television show, described the Virgin Islands as having the ‘most vicious audience’ in the world.

October 19th, 2020
‘How you could not like me?’- Karia J. Christopher on facing ‘haters’

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI – ‘Real Talk’ host Mrs Karia J. Christopher has revealed that she has had to deal with ‘despise’ from people, because of having a talk show in the Virgin Islands.

October 12th, 2020
Karia J. Christopher jokes it was a 'mistake' to reveal intentions to enter politics

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI – Several months after ‘Real Talk’ host Mrs Karia J. Christopher said she had her eyes set on the Virgin Islands (VI) political space, the talk show host has related her comments created quite a stir and joked that maybe she should have kept quiet about it.

September 15th, 2020
1,039 businesses approved for stimulus grants; D4 gets lion's share

ROAD TOWN, Tortola VI – Some 1,039 businesses in the Virgin Islands will now receive small business grants through a COVID-19 stimulus plan aimed at boosting businesses that may have had difficulties in meeting operational expenditures as a result of the Coronavirus pandemic.


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