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April 17th, 2023
‘I apologise to the people of the First District’- Hon Penn on landfill fires

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- After a handful of residents of the First District decided to turn up at the House of Assembly (HoA) this morning, April 17, 2023, to protest the frequent open burning at Pockwood Pond, Minister for Health and Social Development Hon Marlon A. Penn (R8) responded with an apology and a promise to resolve the issues promptly.

June 27th, 2022
Graphic police video casts VI as plagued by crime, drugs; CoP says video ‘incomplete’

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- A 5-minute disturbing video clip entitled ‘Police in Paradise’ has been drawing criticisms from the public for portraying the [British] Virgin Islands, a place where crime is still low and people live in relative safety compared to many countries, as plagued by crime, including drugs and violence.

April 25th, 2016
US should apologise to USVI for past sin- USVI Senator 'Positive' Nelson


FREDERIKSTED, St Croix, USVI— During a Committee on Government Services, Consumer and Veterans Affairs hearing held on Thursday April 21, 2016, Terrence A. 'Positive' Nelson, the veteran Independent Citizens Movement (I.C.M.) senator, said the United States should apologise for its sin of purchasing the territory from Denmark without giving [US] Virgin Islanders input in determining their destiny, a wrongdoing he said Denmark is guilty of as well.

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