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October 16th, 2023
Youths urged to speak out against bullying as part of ‘Anti-Bullying Week’

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI - Messages against bullying amongst Virgin Islands (VI) youths will be amplified as the territory marks Anti-Bullying Week 2023 from Sunday, October 15, 2023, to Saturday, October 21, 2023.

October 13th, 2022
Local school bullying suspect arrested & charged– CoP Collins

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI – Commissioner of Police Mark Collins says the suspect has been arrested and charged following the October 12, 2022, revelation of a distraught caller on a morning radio show who bitterly complained of an alleged bullying incident involving her son and another student at a local school.

October 12th, 2022
Mom claims son badly injured by school bully; Blasts RVIPF for slow response

FAT HOGS BAY, Tortola, VI - A distraught caller on ‘Da Morning Braff’ radio show with host Floyd Burnett on Tola Radio 100.5FM has complained bitterly about the handling by the Royal Virgin Islands Police Force (RVIPF) of an alleged bullying incident involving her son and another student who both attend a local school.

September 29th, 2022
'Gumption' distributes nearly 600 backpacks to school children on Tortola

BAUGHERS BAY, Tortola, VI- It was intentional on the part of Mr Allington O. Creque aka Gumption when on September 28, 2022, his last stop was the Alexandrina Maduro Primary School (AMPS) to complete his territory-wide back-to-school backpack distribution. He had special messages for the students on being achievers and never a bully.

July 15th, 2022
‘We are under direct British rule right now’- Hon Vanterpool

DUFF'S BOTTOM, Tortola, VI- Although the United Kingdom (UK) opted against suspending the [British] Virgin Islands Constitution and imposing direct rule as recommended in the Commission of Inquiry (CoI) Report, many believe that the UK is still enjoying a form of direct rule.

October 19th, 2021
CoI instigator Augustus J. U. Jaspert to appear before CoI tomorrow

WICKHAM’S CAY II, Tortola, VI- The man who gave the Virgin Islands a Commission of Inquiry (CoI) as a parting gift and perceived ‘last lick’, the controversial ex-governor Augustus J. U. Jaspert, is scheduled to appear before the CoI tomorrow, October 20, 2021.

July 13th, 2021
HoA Speaker calls on UK Foreign Secretary to investigate Hickinbottom

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- Speaker of the House of Assembly (HoA) Honourable Julian Willock has written to the United Kingdom (UK) Secretary of State for Foreign, Commonwealth and Development Affairs and First Secretary of State, Dominic R. Raab, calling for an investigation into the conduct of the lone Commissioner of the Inquiry into governance in the Virgin Islands, Sir Gary R. Hickinbottom.

June 1st, 2021
CoI exposes longtime 'tension' between VI & UK Gov'ts

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI - Lone Commissioner in the VI Commission of Inquiry (CoI), Sir Gary R. Hickinbottom QC, was recently informed of concerns raised on the issue of tension between past and present Virgin Islands Governments and Britain and that it may have factored in the calling of the CoI by former governor Augustus J. U. Jaspert.

February 4th, 2021
'Make more time for your children’ – Guidance Counsellor to parents

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- At least one guidance counsellor has raised the alarm of what she said is a noticeable challenge in the public school system where students are performing below par.

October 1st, 2020
The Premier called me a ‘house slave’- Hon Penn complains

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- Accusing the Premier of the Virgin Islands, Hon Andrew A. Fahie (R1) of taking on a certain tone when persons including Members of the Opposition do not “toe the line,” Opposition Member Honourable Marlon A. Penn (R8) has also accused Premier Fahie of calling him a “house slave.”

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