Today, Monday July 2 is the observance of Territory Day, which falls on July 1 each year – the Federation of the Leeward Islands was dissolved on July 1, 1956, which created the colony of the Virgin Islands headed by a Governor who presided over the Leeward Islands – this year (2012) is 56 years since that occurrence  – “In politics and history, a colony is a territory under the immediate political control of a state.” (Wiki) This was briefly addressed in my blog on June 17, 2012 after my interview with Mr. Elton Georges, CMG, OBE.