Category: Commentary

Build a sturdy bridge to ‘Charlotte Amalie’

Build a sturdy bridge to ‘Charlotte Amalie’

By Dickson Igwe, Contributor For the working and middle Class, British Virgin Islands traveler, with a US Visa, or US Citizenship, there is no substitute to the air travel mini hub, Cyril E King International Airport, Charlotte Amalie. The airport, […]

by / on January 14, 2017 at 1:00 PM /
Legal enmity between children and parents?

Legal enmity between children and parents?

By Sandra Phillip Hodge (contributor) Kidnapped. Lured into the trap of human-trafficking. Enslaved to pornographic and prostitution kingpins. Drugged out. Abused. Murdered! It all begins with separation from family by will or by force. And it usually happens during the teen […]

by / on January 9, 2017 at 8:00 AM /
From Paris to London, and then back to paradise

From Paris to London, and then back to paradise

A travel story part B – by Dickson Igwe (contributor) There is an international quality to Paris. This is an appeal London is losing with Brexit and growing xenophobia. In working class areas of London an anti migrant politics is […]

by / on January 7, 2017 at 4:26 AM /
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 /
Safety first

Safety first

By Dickson Igwe, Contributor As 2016 ends, citizens and residents of the Virgin Islands are urged not to take their safety and security for granted In late November 2016, the Virgin Islands Commissioner of Police, an exceptionally competent professional in […]

by / on December 17, 2016 at 12:49 PM /
Time for VIP to bury the hatchet

Time for VIP to bury the hatchet

By Dickson Igwe, Contributor The Grand Old Party appears to have finally settled into a mould ready for governance. The next British Virgin Islands General Election is in two years. That is a very long way off. The transition from […]

by / on December 10, 2016 at 6:10 AM /
Political correctness gets a bloody nose

Political correctness gets a bloody nose

By Dickson Igwe, Contributor The advent of Donald Trump is a middle finger to globalization and political correctness. It is also a return to the politics of social class, racial division, and anti migration. Is progressivism a going against the […]

by / on December 3, 2016 at 3:23 AM /
Globalization on the ropes

Globalization on the ropes

By Dickson Igwe, Contributor Nationalist populism is in the ascendancy in the west. Will it prevail against globalism? The key reason Donald Trump “trumped’’ the polls, the political experts, and the liberal media, on November 8, 2016, had to do […]

by / on November 26, 2016 at 5:42 AM /
King Culture

King Culture

By Dickson Igwe, Contributor A country’s culture is “a very big deal indeed”. In fact, culture comes out of a country’s history, geography, and demography. Consequently, culture is a form of living history. Culture is the software of community. It […]

by / on November 19, 2016 at 2:48 PM /
Love conquers all

Love conquers all

By Lorna George, Contributor Pharaoh the ruler of Egypt ordered all the baby boys born to Hebrew mothers in Egypt be killed. Pharaoh was determined that no Hebrew boy would grow up and become a leader and thus lead the […]

by / on November 18, 2016 at 5:03 AM /