Editor’s note: The following statement by Carvin Malone, deputy premier and Health minister, was presented on Friday, June 26, before the 4th House Assembly of the British Virgin Islands.

As we celebrate a Mother’s Day unlike any other, I join the entire Virgin Islands in extending sincere greetings to all mothers in the Territory. We are reminded of the importance of a mother’s love, sacrifice, and strength.

Gov. Albert Bryan Jr. has been holding multiple press briefings weekly to talk about how his administration is addressing the many issues in regard to the impact of COVID-19 on the lives of the people of the Virgin Islands. The governor is doing the best he can, and we as a people should sup…

Recently, the Diamond Princess cruise ship with 3,700 passengers and crew was quarantined at Yokohama, Japan. Ultimately more than 450 passengers tested positive for the corona virus. This action affected all cruise ships arriving at various ports in Japan but did not adversely affect the Ja…

I have lived on St. John for over 50 years. Certain things were iconic way back then and are still today. Our National Park, for one, still attracts visitors and locals alike and probably always will. However, another equally famous icon has shuttered its doors and lies in ruin: Caneel Bay.

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