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January 25th, 2024
Tributes flow in HoA for late former legislator Carvin Malone

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI – The Seventh Sitting of the First Session of the Fifth House of Assembly (HoA) began today, January 25, 2024, in Road Town, Tortola, with a motion to pay tribute to the late legislator, Carvin Malone (AL) who died on January 14, 2024.

January 23rd, 2024
Late Legislator Carvin Malone to be honoured @ Special Sitting of HoA on Jan 25, 2024

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- While the country, his immediate family, friends, the Virgin Islands Party (VIP) and US Virgin Islands (USVI) officials are still in shock over the sudden passing of former legislator, businessman, patriot, father, husband, uncle and servant Mr Carvin Malone, sitting legislators are set to honour his legacy.

January 15th, 2024
Carvin Malone has left an ‘indelible mark on our political landscape’- VIP

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- The Virgin Islands Party (VIP) has paid tribute to its fallen former president and former Territorial At-Large Representative Hon Carvin Malone, who passed away suddenly on Sunday, January 14, 2024, at the age of 64.

October 20th, 2022
‘No Truss, No Order’ in Council- Hon Fraser

SEA COWS BAY, Tortola, VI- With Mary Elizabeth Truss’ dismal performance in leadership, which has led to her premature resignation as Prime Minister of the United Kingdom (UK), Opposition Leader Hon Julian Fraser RA (R3) has noted that Truss also got it wrong when she put the Order in Council to suspend the Virgin Islands (VI) constitution and impose direct rule.

February 17th, 2022
Pier Park carries ‘rich legacy of a great Virgin Islander’- Hon De Castro’

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- The Cyril B. Romney Tortola Pier Park (CBRTPP) marked its 6th anniversary on February 16, 2022, and celebrated a Virgin Islands stalwart, the late Chief Minister which the said Park is named after during a ceremony and unveiling of his statue as a tribute to his hard work.

January 17th, 2022
Salt Island: The Forgotten & Neglected Island- Part 3 of 3

Edgar Leonard

In Parts 1 and 2, I waxed/rant about the hardy and industrious Salt Island people, the place, the proud, rich history, and heritage; basic, simple, and idyllic lifestyle; of my ancestral homeland's forgotten and neglected situation. In Part 3, I will offer some suggestions on the way forward.

September 30th, 2021
Salt Island: the Forgotten & Neglected Island

Edgar Leonard

Salt Island is my ancestral homeland. Navel strings buried on Salt Island, my paternal grandfather, mother, father, several siblings, and other close family members claim Salt Island as the land of their birth. Nonetheless, Salt Island and generations of Salt Islanders (Cay/Key people) were a forgotten island and people.

April 27th, 2021
Omar Hodge Fisherman's Wharf & Park officially opens

BAUGHERS BAY, Tortola, VI- The Virgin Islands yesterday, April 26, 2021, paid homage to the late former Sixth District Representative Omar W. Hodge, who served for 32 years as a legislator and positively impacted the lives of many locals and expatriates, when the Baughers Bay Fisherman’s Wharf and Park was dedicated and named after him.

July 23rd, 2020
Dr The Hon Wheatley to launch show promoting District 7 businesses

LONG LOOK, Tortola, VI – With the aim of promoting businesses in his constituency, Representative for the Seventh District and Minister for Education, Culture, Youth Affairs, Fisheries and Agriculture, Dr the Honourable Natalio D. Wheatley, MHA, is launching the ‘Spotlight on Businesses’ in the Seventh District at 6:00pm today, July 23, 2020.

January 28th, 2018
USVI Gov Mapp wants to be remembered as hard worker who ‘claps back’


FREDERIKSTED, St Croix, USVI— Governor of the US Virgin Islands (USVI) Kenneth E. Mapp said in an interview with The Consortium on Thursday January 25, 2018, that if he’s disrespected on social media, he’d probably respond in kind, stating that while he sought the role of governor and expected to be criticized, being derided in certain derogatory terms, including racist slights, would not go unanswered.

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