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September 20th, 2022
The double edge sword of Colonialism

Thomas C. Famous

The English language is one of the most powerful tools in the world.

September 20th, 2022
HoA ‘dropped the ball’ with no special sitting for late Queen- Hon Fraser

DUFF'S BOTTOM, Tortola, VI – Senior Legislator and Leader of the Opposition Honourable Julian Fraser RA (R3) has accused the Virgin Islands (VI) House of Assembly (HoA) of dropping the ball when it came to honoring the late Queen Elizabeth II after her death on September 8, 2022.

September 20th, 2022
QE II laid to rest alongside late husband

LONDON, United Kingdom- Queen Elizabeth II was laid to rest Monday, September 19, 2022, as hundreds of world leaders traveled to London and millions around the world watched a historic event not seen on such a grand scale since the last monarch died 70 years ago.

September 17th, 2022
Inspector Adrianne Grant-Davis to represent VI in Queens Funeral Procession

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI - Royal Virgin Islands Police Force (RVIPF) Inspector Adrianne Grant-Davis of the RVIPF has been selected to represent the Virgin Islands at the funeral procession of Her Majesty The Queen, on Monday, September 19, 2022.

September 16th, 2022
VI stages Commemoration Service to mark death of Queen

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI - With Monday, September 19, 2022, declared a special public holiday in the Virgin Islands (VI) for the state funeral of Her Late Majesty Queen Elizabeth II, a special Commemoration Service was held at the Saint George's Episcopal Church on Main Street, Tortola.

September 13th, 2022
Queen’s Funeral: Monday Sept 19, 2022, a special holiday in VI

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI– Virgin Islands Governor, H.E. John J. Rankin, CMG, has designated Monday, September 19, 2022, a special holiday in the territory, which is the day designated for the state funeral of Queen Elizabeth II at Westminster Abbey in the United Kingdom (UK).

September 13th, 2022
Public servants told to 'dress sensitively' to mourn Queen’s death

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI– Public officers in the Virgin Islands are being told to dress sensitively as a national period of mourning for the passing of Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II is being observed in the Territory.

September 11th, 2022
Queen’s death: Premier Wheatley to travel with Governor Rankin to UK

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- With the passing of Queen Elizabeth II, Premier and Minister of Finance Dr the Honourable Natalio D. Wheatley (R7) has announced he will be traveling with Governor John J. Rankin, CMG to the United Kingdom (UK) to convey condolences on behalf of the Virgin Islands (VI).

September 10th, 2022
Queen's state funeral set Sept 19, 2022 @ Westminster Abbey

LONDON, UK - The funeral of Queen Elizabeth II will take place at 11:00BST (UK time) on Monday, September 19, 2022, at Westminster Abbey, with details of the service and events having been released by Buckingham Palace.

September 10th, 2022
Book of condolences opened for late Queen Elizabeth II

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI - A book of condolence has been opened in the Old Government House Museum for Her Late Majesty The Queen, where Members of the public in the Territory can sign the book.

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