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December 1st, 2023
‘Christmas in the City’ 2023 back on Shoreway Drive for 25th Anniversary

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI – Presented as an event to jumpstart Christmas in the Virgin Islands, Christmas in the City is returning for yet another year according to Mrs Janice E.L. Brathwaite-Edwards of the City Manager's Office, this time on Shoreway Drive outside of One Stop Mall, Road Town, Tortola.

June 20th, 2023
FSN handled 52 cases of Domestic Violence in 2022- Curnal P. Fahie

BAUGHERS BAY, Tortola, VI- Family Support Network (FSN) dealt with 52 cases of domestic violence in 2022; however, its Executive Director Mr Curnal P. Fahie has said that figure does not give a true picture of the magnitude of the problem in the [British] Virgin Islands.

February 20th, 2023
VI @ point where teachers should help ‘parent’ bad youths– Cromwell Smith

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI– Talk show host Cromwell Smith aka Edju Enka said the Virgin Islands is at a point where teachers should now have to step in to parent children who lack parenting at home.

February 17th, 2023
Ban pellet toy guns in VI– Cromwell Smith

BAUGHERS BAY, Tortola, VI– Talk show host Mr Cromwell Smith aka Edju En ka has complained that pellet shooting toy guns, while not extremely harmful, could be having a phycological effect on children in the Virgin Islands and contribute to more gun crimes.

February 7th, 2023
VI made ‘big mistake’ in not accepting UK loan guarantee- Dr Pickering

BAUGHERS BAY, Tortola, VI– Former Deputy Premier Dr Kedrick D. Pickering says it was a big mistake for the Virgin Islands Government to not take up a United Kingdom (UK) £300M loan guarantee offer for hurricane recovery and infrastructure development.

January 17th, 2023
Persons starting to think VI environment a contributor to cancer– Cromwell Smith

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI– Lamenting that a high number of persons are dying of cancer in the Virgin Islands, talk show host Cromwell Smith aka ‘Edju En Ka’ has called for aggressive funding towards investigations into possible environmental causes of cancer as well as cancer treatment and prevention in the Virgin Islands (VI).

December 22nd, 2022
Wider cross-section of public needed on National Security Council– Hon Penn

BAUGHERS BAY, Tortola, VI– Minister for Health and Social Development under the Unity Government, Hon Marlon A. Penn (R8) is advocating for more members on the local National Security Council (NSC), which he said should involve a wider cross-section of the public.

November 22nd, 2022
'I was told I was too close to Fahie to be a Minister in Unity Gov’t'- Hon Malone

BAUGHERS BAY, Tortola, VI- Both former Minister for Health and Social Development Hon Carvin Malone (AL) and former Minister for Natural Resources and Labour Hon Vincent O. Wheatley (R9) have said in the past they gave up their Ministerial positions for the greater good; however, Hon Malone has been revealing some snippets as to what took place.

November 21st, 2022
Unhealthy eating & foods inculcated through culture in VI- Cromwell Smith

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- Talkshow host and activist Mr Cromwell Smith says poor eating habits and food have been inculcated in the minds of Virgin Islanders through the local culture.

November 17th, 2022
Hold Gov’t 'accountable' rather than just 'complain'– Cromwell Smith

BAUGHERS BAY, TORTOLA, VI – Talkshow host and activist Mr Cromwell Smith has called on the people of the Virgin Islands (VI) to take concrete steps to hold the government accountable rather than just complain about issues.

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