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November 11th, 2023
Youth & Capital

Dickson C. Igwe

The story of capital and social inequality offers the assertion that in a world ruled by capital, it is imperative young Virgin Islanders and residents understand economics and finance.

May 18th, 2023
UPDATE: Bakimba George is youth who died in Anegada boat accident

SETTING POINT, Anegada, VI- With next of kin adequately notified, our news centre can now disclose that the young man who died in a boat accident at Anegada last evening, May 17, 2023, is Bakimba George.

November 11th, 2022
‘This entitlement thing’ is a real problem- Dr Shakima Stoutt-Ottley

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- “We have a culture of ease, we make things too easy, we don’t create challenges for our young people. So sometimes they come to you and they expect so much of you because I don’t like to use this word, but this entitlement thing, it has caused more of a problem than we can correct right now because persons are not pushing themselves to the limit.”

September 20th, 2021
Mentally ill youth nearly drowns self near RT ferry dock

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI– A 20-year-old male patient of the Behavioural Ward of Dr D. Orlando Smith Hospital was rescued from the waters adjacent to the Road Town Ferry Terminal, thanks to the heroic efforts of officers of the Royal Virgin Islands Police Force (RVIPF).

July 17th, 2020
Author & Young Entrepreneur: Meet 12-year-old Amia A. Wheatley

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- While lots of Millennial and Gen Z youths are taken up with the latest online trends and tik-tok challenges, 12-year-old Amia A. Wheatley has already written her first book and is using her time and energy to pursue ambitious goals that will secure her future.

May 17th, 2020
Another youth tased by police

EAST END, Tortola, VI- With police already under fire from the public for their recent tasing of a young man who went to get drinking water during curfew hours in East End and also a homeless man in Road Town, Tortola in April, another video has surfaced showing a young man being tased while in the vicinity of the Queen Elizabeth II Bridge today, May 17, 2020.

March 20th, 2020
Remember thy creator in the days of thy youth

Lorna M. George

The most popular book ever printed, the Bible, reminds us to, “Remember our creator in the days of thy youth, while the evil days come not, nor the years draw nigh, when thou shall say, I have not pleasure in them.” Ecclesiastes 12:1.

August 7th, 2018
Emancipation: For better, not worse and forward, not backward

Alfred C. Frett

Let not haste and waste precipitate our fall: There is a strange feeling in the air as persons ask if we are ready to vote or ready to run and when asked whether we have already entered 2019, their response is that we should be getting ready for another Snap Election.

June 19th, 2018
Wasted youthful enthusiasm facing governmental corruption

Alfred C. Frett

A crucial feature that places ‘Man’ above other ‘Animals,’ is his ability to reason and conceptualize, so it is heart breaking and disappointing to see our youth plagued by wasted opportunity, when good ideas wither before getting the chance to bloom.

February 14th, 2018
'We have failed you & we are sorry'– Claude O. Skelton-Cline to young VI males

DUFF’S BOTTOM, Tortola, VI- One day after the fatal shooting of two young men in Road Town, on the main island of Tortola, Commentator and preacher Mr Claude O. Skelton-Cline made a public apology to all the young men at Sunday service at the New Life Baptist Church, for failing them.

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