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August 7th, 2023
OMG allegedly snubbed by Jouvert Sub-Committee; Out of Rise & Shine Tramp

MAYERS, Tortola, VI- There seems to be another controversy looming over the Virgin Islands Emancipation Festival, this time over which bands will be on the road for the 2023 August Monday (August 7) Rise and Shine Tramp.

July 30th, 2020
ESHS 2020 graduation abruptly postponed! Was Minister Snubbed? Not advised?

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- Word reaching our news desk is that the 2020 Elmore Stoutt High School (ESHS) graduation exercise scheduled for today, Thursday, July 30, 2020 was rescheduled.

July 22nd, 2017
Sistah Joyce out of calypso show; Snubbed as guest artiste

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI - 4-time Calypso Queen Joycelyn Searles aka Sistah Joyce will surprisingly not defend her title at this year's Calypso Competition held as part of Virgin Islands Emancipation Festival. Now the artiste is upset that she has been snubbed as a guest performer for the show on August 2, 2017.

September 7th, 2016
'Shame on us'- Hon Julian Fraser RA on locals being snubbed

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- Opposition Leader and Chairman of the Virgin Islands Party Hon Julian Fraser RA has said it is a shame that after so many developments that the territory has experienced and the training of many professionals over the years, locals are being side-lined for top posts in the territory.

August 22nd, 2016
UPDATE: It's official! Ritter-Freeman to act as CIO

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- This news site first and accurately reported on August 19, 2016 that Geraldine Ritter-Freeman was chosen above Deputy Chief Immigration Officer Guy M. Hill for the post of Acting Chief Immigration Officer.

August 19th, 2016
Valston M. Graham tipped to be new DPP in St Kitts-Nevis

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- The saying, ‘when one door is closed another is opened’, seems to be true for Senior Crown Counsel in the Office of the Virgin Islands Director of Public Prosecutions (DPP), Attorney Valston M. Graham.

May 9th, 2016
Connie George tipped to be new Chief Education Officer

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- Word just reaching our newsroom from our well-placed sources within the Ministry of Education and Culture is that the controversial Minister for Education and Culture Hon Myron V. Walwyn has reportedly recommended through his Permanent Secretary that Ms Connie George, an Education Officer within the Department of Education, is to be named the new Acting Chief Education Officer.

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