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December 14th, 2023
We have lost our 'manners & everything’- Ida M. Barry-Pickering

BAUGHERS BAY, Tortola, VI- Senior citizen of the Virgin Islands Mrs Ida Margarita Barry-Pickering has lamented the lack of good manners in the territory, a place that has prided itself on the “good mornings” and “good afternoons” to even strangers.

September 14th, 2023
How long can VI sustain influx of foreign workers?- Violet Thomas-Gaul

BAUGHERS BAY, Tortola, VI– With an economy that is highly dependent on the use of imported labour to push the local economy, talk show host Mrs Violet Thomas-Gaul has raised questions about how long the Virgin Islands (VI) can sustain a proliferation of foreign workers at the expense of locals not taking up jobs.

May 11th, 2023
'Let the people decide' on same-sex marriage issue- Talk show hosts

BAUGHERS BAY, Tortola, VI- A conversation on same-sex marriage saw various views being expressed during the Talking Points show aired on ZBVI 780 AM and live-streamed on Facebook on May 8, 2023.

September 15th, 2020
‘We need to support our Gov’t’- Violet Thomas-Gaul

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- Although the majority in the Virgin Islands has praised the Government, led by Premier and Minister of Finance, Hon Andrew A. Fahie (R1), for its work to protect the Territory during the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic, there have been some who have repeatedly sought to criticise the Government at every turn, regularly ventilating their issues on social media and stirring an air of disunity.

September 9th, 2020
‘Gov’t does not have to follow everything BVICCHA says’- Violet Thomas-Gaul

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- With the BVI Chamber of Commerce and Hotel Association (BVICCHA) complaining to the media that Government has ignored some 5 letters in relation to the COVID-19 crisis but still used some of its recommendations while ignoring much advice given, a local talk show host and former BVICCHA chairperson has asked whether Government has to follow every advice from BVICCHA.

February 26th, 2013
Meet Rotarian of the Week Violet Thomas-Gaul

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- Violet Thomas-Gaul joined the Rotary Club of Tortola in 2003 but was a member of the Road Town Rotary Club prior to that where she held the position of Secretary.

October 25th, 2012
From Then & Now to CBN Today- Violet Gaul making her mark

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- It was in January of this year when Virgin Islander Mrs Violet Thomas-Gaul revealed to Virgin Islands News Online that she was embarking on a television talk show that would focus on Virgin Islands History and Culture and at that time she had envisaged that the show would probably run for 6 months; however, she was wrong as the show has not only taken off with speed but Mrs Gaul has even embarked on another show- CBN Today.

January 30th, 2012
New TV talk show to highlight VI History & Culture “Then & Now”

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- Virgin Islands History and Culture will be the focus of a new television talk show which will have its first airing on Easter Sunday April 8, 2012 on CBN Channel 51.

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