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December 13th, 2020
Speaker Willock calls for practice of Co-equal Branches of Government

DUFFS BOTTOM, Tortola, VI- Against the backdrop of a Special Sitting by the House of Assembly (HoA) to celebrate the 70th anniversary of the restoration of the Legislature [December 5, 1950] in the Virgin Islands, Speaker of the HoA, Hon Julian Willock made some pointed statements during his announcement in the Legislature.

November 26th, 2020
Economic reality in the VI: Welcome to the raw truth

Kenneth G. Gladstone

Coronavirus shockwaves have prompted unprecedented lockdowns which left many nations reeling from economic displacement which has impoverished many, and governments are left in a tailspin trying to make sense of it all.

June 8th, 2020
‘We don’t want racism here’- Premier Fahie

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- As the world shifts its focus from COVID-19 to racial injustice, particularly towards people of colour, Premier and Minister of Finance, Honourable Andrew A. Fahie (R1) has said he never wishes to see the Virgin Islands become a place where public demonstrations have to take place because of racial inequality.

August 26th, 2019
I am somebody

Lorna M. George

I was talking to a friend the other day, and she was telling me about some unfair treatment she received from the Government. She concluded by saying, “that is when you are a nobody”.

June 5th, 2019
We are all created equal

Lorna M. George

As I grew up in the [British] Virgin Islands many years ago, the norm of the day was to look down one’s nose on another based on his/her family background. Sad to say our parents and many persons of the day they not know better. Of course, we all drink and eat through our mouths and use the bathroom through our anus; however, it is hard to come to the light when we are surrounded with utter darkness.

March 15th, 2019
We are created equal!

By Lorna M. George

There is an old adage that says, “Where ignorance is bliss, it is folly to be wise”

While I was growing up in the British Virgin Islands, one of the most ungodly things that I witnessed was people looking down their noses on each other based on whom his/her parents were. This was done to keep people in their so call “PLACE”.

August 28th, 2013
March on Washington remembered 50 years later

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI – Today marks the 50th anniversary of one of the most important moments in the annals of history and that of the human struggle for equality in itself. Over 200,000 people were involved in the civil rights non-violent march on Washington D.C. in August, 1963 led by Dr Martin Luther King Jr and a group of other civil rights, labour and religious leaders at the time.

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