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Articles By: Julia Donavan

Man accused of drug dealing pleads not guilty

Man accused of drug dealing pleads not guilty

Halim Scatliffe, a US Virgin Islands native who is accused of dealing in drugs, has pleaded not guilty to marijuana and cocaine-related charges in the Magistrate’s Court here in the British Virgin Islands (BVI). Local police have charged him with […]

by / on January 2, 2017 at 6:04 AM /
Promoter extraordinaire, Neil Blyden, dies

Promoter extraordinaire, Neil Blyden, dies

Former chairman of the BVI Tourist Board and stalwart in the local entertainment industry, Neil Blyden, passed away suddenly on Sunday (January 1). Blyden, who also made unsuccessful attempts to become a political representative, was widely known as Mr Melee. […]

by / on January 1, 2017 at 11:23 PM /
From Paradise to London, and on to Paris

From Paradise to London, and on to Paris

A travel story by DICKSON IGWE, Contributor First impressions: and Paris is ruled by a rich French culture, freedom-loving peoples, good governance, and an exceptional ethical subset. Mixing the preceding with one of the world’s finest rail and metro networks, […]

by / on January 1, 2017 at 11:13 PM /
OPINION: Even worse in 2017 if things don’t change

OPINION: Even worse in 2017 if things don’t change

By Alred C Frett, Contributor Addressing the miseries of 2016 The year 2016 has been terrible – not just with international wars and conflicts and the selection of Brexit and election of Trump, but even here in our little corner […]

by / on January 1, 2017 at 11:00 AM /