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August 26th, 2023
USVI man with Tortola roots accused of attempted murder in Florida

FORT LAUDERDALE, Florida – A 43-year-old U.S. Virgin Islands (USVI) man said to have Tortola roots was at the Broward County main jail on Wednesday, August 23, 2023, accused of trying to kill someone.

June 12th, 2023
Oleanvine Pickering-Maynard enters plea deal over cocaine conspiracy charges

MIAMI, Florida, USA- As previously reported by Virgin Islands News Online (VINO), former BVI Ports Director, Oleanvine Pickering-Maynard has pleaded guilty to a count of conspiracy to import cocaine, following a similar move by her son Kadeem S. Maynard aka ‘Blacka' and now a plea deal entered over the indictment.

January 28th, 2023
US on edge over fatal police beating of black youth

MEMPHIS, Tennessee, USA - The southern US city of Memphis is bracing itself for unrest as authorities released a video depicting the fatal assault of a Black man—who later died—at the hands of five police officers who, the victim's mother said, "beat him to a pulp."

October 8th, 2022
Bryan & Vialet, Sarauw & Roach to face off in USVI political debates


CHARLOTTE AMALIE, St Thomas, USVI - The V.I. Consortium has partnered with WTJX for what is expected to be the final and most consequential gubernatorial debate ahead of the November 8 General Election.

June 10th, 2022
US to drop negative Covid test requirement for air travellers

WASHINGTON DC, USA- Effective Sunday, June 12, 2022, the United States of America (US) will no longer require air travellers to have proof of a negative Covid-19 test before entering the country from abroad.

April 14th, 2021
White cops killing black men ‘every other week’ - Skelton-Cline

BAUGHERS BAY, Tortola, VI – The killing of 20-year-old African American, Daunte Wright in Minneapolis on April 11, 2021, was described by police as accidental; however, the death has since sparked unrest.

January 16th, 2021
UK COVID-19 strain could be dominant in US by March – CDC


ATLANTA, Georga, USA - A highly contagious strain of COVID-19 first reported in the United Kingdom has been spreading rapidly in the United States and will become the dominant strain in the country by March if efforts are not taken immediately to contain its spread, said the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention in a report Friday, January 15, 2020.

January 16th, 2021
Evangelicals fall for Lie; A story of Donald Trump

By Dickson C. Igwe

The biggest failure of the modern Evangelical Church- especially the American Evangelical Church- is the failure to preach truth to power.

December 12th, 2020
A new economy for a post pandemic world

By Dickson C. Igwe

The 2008 financial crisis showed the Milton Friedman Economic Model of a Laissez-Faire, Production Oriented, Trickledown, Austere, and financially driven Economy, a paper tiger.

November 28th, 2020
Sick Nation USA - Part 1: Racism has driven America into decline

By Dickson C. Igwe

People all over the world view the USA today alarmingly.

Outsiders - non-Americans- are at a loss for the downward trajectory of the supposedly most powerful country on earth.

The USA is no longer a draw for world travellers and migrants. The greatly valued Green Card is only attractive to desperate people from war-torn and economically depressed lands.

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