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August 14th, 2023
'Ms P' blasts VI men for ‘allowing’ their women to 'expose' themselves in public

PALESTINA ESTATE, Tortola, VI - Former legislator Eileene L. Parsons, OBE has called on the men of the Virgin Islands (VI) to stop allowing their women and females to go on the streets dressing provocatively during festivals.

July 31st, 2023
'Even my grandchildren, according to me, are not BVIslanders'- Eileene L. Parsons OBE

PALESTINA ESTATE, Tortola, VI- Local cultural icon Ms Eileene L. Parsons, OBE has maintained “in all sincerity” that a Virgin Islander should be identified as someone who is able to trace his or her parentage back three generations of Virgin Islanders on both sides.

July 13th, 2022
Terms 'Belonger & Virgin Islander' causing division in VI- Cindy Rosan

FAT HOGS BAY, Tortola, VI – Controversial talk show host and 2023 political candidate, Rosemary Cindy Rosan has called for the removal of the term ‘Belonger’ from the local constitution. She said the term has led to the creation of two levels of citizenship in the territory, with the other being Virgin Islander.

July 9th, 2022
VI constitution must enshrine protection for indigenous Virgin Islanders– Dr Pickering

BAUGHERS BAY, Tortola, VI – Former Deputy Premier in the Virgin Islands, Dr Kedrick D. Pickering said the VI constitution must allow for the protection of the indigenous population, as is the case for indigenous populations in other countries around the world.

July 7th, 2022
'Virgin Islander topic' should not be used as tool of division- Skelton-Cline

BAUGHERS BAY, Tortola, VI- ‘Honestly Speaking’ radio talk show host Mr Claude O. Skelton-Cline says the Virgin Islands (VI) can ill afford to have more subjects like that of who is a Virgin Islander being used as tools of division.

July 6th, 2022
Eileene L. Parsons is 'part of the problem’ in VI– Cindy Rosan

FAT HOGS BAY, Tortola, VI– 2023 political candidate and ‘Cut Deep’ talk show host, Cindy Rosan has also slammed former legislator Eileene L. Parsons, OBE for comments she made on what is a Virgin Islander.

July 5th, 2022
Outrage over Eileene L. Parsons' ‘opinion’ on who is a Virgin Islander

PARAQUITA BAY, Tortola, VI – Scores of persons born in the Virgin Islands (VI) or deemed to belong to the territory were left upset following statements by local icon Ms Eileene L. Parsons, OBE during a Virgin Islands Day, July 4, 2022, Panel Discussion held at H. Lavity Stoutt Community College in Paraquita Bay, Tortola.

December 21st, 2021
Virgin Islander Xyrah Wheatley appointed to UN Youth Advisory Group

BRIDGETOWN, Barbados – Virgin Islander, Xyrah Wheatley has been appointed to serve on the United National Youth Advisory Group at the UN Office for Barbados and the Eastern Caribbean.

May 15th, 2020
UPDATE: Dawn J. Smith In! Baba F. Aziz Out! as AG

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- On the heels of Premier and Minister of Finance, Honourable Andrew A. Fahie (R1) announcing that a Virgin Islander will be the new Attorney General, replacing Ghanaian Mr Baba F. Aziz, sources close to the situation have related to Virgin Islands News Online (VINO) that the local identified for the post is attorney Dawn J. Smith.

August 4th, 2018
This week we feature ‘Young Professional’ Jonel J. Lacey

By M. Gary Eleazar

Our ‘Young Professional’ this week is speeding on the track to success, quite literally. Twenty-two year old Virgin Islander Jonel J. Lacey, currently resides in Albany, New York, where she is on a scholarship at the University of Albany.

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