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April 17th, 2024
UK church group issues apology for slavery

ST ANDREW, Jamaica- The United Reformed Church in the United Kingdom on Sunday, April 14, 2024, issued a solemn apology to Jamaica, the Caribbean, and Africa for its role in the transatlantic slave trade, regarded by many as the greatest crime against humanity.

March 19th, 2024
Mika Barry Season 3 filled with lies, propaganda & erroneous information?

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- The popular entertainment video show ‘Mika Barry’ hit the social media airways last week with a 3-day special episode that began March 15, 2024.

September 11th, 2023
Morning traffic confusion in RT as RVIPF reroutes traffic without informing public

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- Traffic in the vicinity of Elmore Stoutt High School (ESHS) was a nightmare on the first day of school this morning, September 11, 2023, as traffic was re-routed by the Royal Virgin Islands Police Force (RVIPF) without the public being notified.

August 4th, 2023
‘Miscommunication’ caused ferry passengers to encounter locked gate @ RT Jetty- BVIPA

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- Referring to the incident as caused by “miscommunication”, the BVI Ports Authority (BVIPA) has publicly apologised for an incident that resulted in passengers of a ferry encountering a locked gate at the Road Town Jetty on August 2, 2023.

February 9th, 2023
Hon Fraser: Grenada will send ‘wrong message’ if reparations taken on current terms

SEA COWS BAY, Tortola, VI- Leader of His Majesty’s Loyal Opposition Honourable Julian Fraser RA (R3) has said the £100,000 in reparations expected to be given to Grenada by the aristocrat Trevelyan family, towards the establishment of a community fund for economic development, is a misdirection and speaks to insensitivity.

February 5th, 2023
Wealthy British family to pay reparations to Grenada

ST GEORGE’S, Grenada- A United Kingdom (UK) family will publicly apologise to the people of the Caribbean island of Grenada, where its ancestors had more than 1,000 slaves in the 19th Century.

February 1st, 2022
VINO hacked! Statement from Board of Directors

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- Sometime late last night Monday, January 31, 2022, Virgin Islands News Online (VINO) was hacked by unknown person(s) and pornographic images and videos that do not reflect our values were installed.

November 9th, 2021
UK PM refuses to apologise for latest corruption scandal

LONDON, UK- In a clear case of being ‘wrong and strong’, United Kingdom (UK) Prime Minister Alexander Boris de Pfeffel Johnson has refused to apologise after his attempt to overhaul Westminster’s disciplinary procedures collapsed in disastrous fashion last week.

October 25th, 2020
'UK owes us apology & compensation for slavery'- Kishmet B. Daniel

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- Rastafarian and Virgin Islander Kishmet B. Daniel believes the Virgin Islands is quite in order to call for reparations for the evil acts of slavery and thinks if Africans were the enslavers they would have paid reparations.

October 13th, 2020
‘It’s not only about the apology’- Skelton-Cline

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- It has been over a month since Governor Augustus J.U. Jaspert irked some descendants of slaves in the Virgin Islands when he unartfully said the Virgin Islands can expect no reparations for slavery from the United Kingdom and that the Territory should not necessarily get rid of names of landmarks named after slave owners and perpetrators of slavery and brutal acts against humanity.

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