REGIONAL BODIES MUST STEP UP

OPINION: ADÉX – WRITER & VISUAL ARTIST As we return to a sense of normalcy in North America over the Spring/Summer months, the number of Caribbean workers who travel abroad to work from the OECS will likely increase during this time. This is why regional bodies need to step-up its involvement in protecting its citizens … Continued

OPINION: COLLECTIVELY, AS POLITICIANS, EX ATHLETES HAVE FAILED SPORTS, DEAN “THE SPORTSMAN” GREENAWAY

BACKGROUND Before laying out the observations which will more so focus on the 2000-2021 period where the most ex-athletes have been elected to govern, it’s important to provide some requisite background to strengthen the points. With the exception of Cricket and Softball Associations formed in 1945 and 1952 respectively, six other sporting associations—Athletics, Tennis, Sailing, … Continued

RESIDENTS OF THE BVI QUESTIONS GOVERNOR JASPERT’S MOTIVES AND CALLS FOR APOLOGY AFTER NEGATIVE INTERNATIONAL MEDIA COVERAGE

Yesterday, the residents of the British Virgin watched as the Governor of the Virgin Islands, His Excellency Augustus J.U. Jaspert announced the establishment of a Commission of Inquiry. In his statement, Governor Jaspert listed a number of allegations that have been reported against present and successive Governments of the Territory. One resident of the BVI … Continued

OPINION: THE COVID-19 VACCINE BY DR. KEDRICK PICKERING

The British Virgin Islands should aim to be one of the first countries in the Caribbean region to be fully vaccinated from the Covid 19 virus. Our small population and being an overseas territory of the United Kingdom gives us an advantage we should readily embrace. This ought to be an individual responsibility that ultimately … Continued

FORMER LEGISLATOR MYRON WALWYN: “WE MUST AT ALL COST AVOID ANY FURTHER FAILED DEADLINES.”

In a recent Facebook post, Former Education Minister and businessman Myron V Walwyn shared his thoughts on the management of Covid-19 in the British Virgin Islands. The post which began by highlighting the mammoth task for any Government in the handling of this pandemic stated: “I have long maintained that the management of this pandemic … Continued