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January 15th, 2020
Bambelela Programme ‘saved many lives’ – Premier Fahie

CAPPOONS BAY, Tortola, VI- Premier and Minister of Finance Honourable Andrew A. Fahie (R1) has praised the Bambelela Homework Programme, stating it has saved many lives in the Virgin Islands.

January 14th, 2020
Donor ‘commits’ to rebuilding Isabella Morris Primary School

CARROT BAY, Tortola, VI- The hurricane damaged Isabella Morris Primary school in Carrot Bay will be rebuilt by a donor, according to Premier and Minister of Finance, Honourable Andrew A. Fahie (R1).

December 20th, 2019
HLSCC gets $100K annual donation from UNITE BVI

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI - Following reports of a number of funding and resources challenges at the local H. Lavity Stoutt Community College (HLSCC), the institution will now get $100,000 added annually to its coffers, in addition to a $200,000 annual commitment from the Government of the Virgin Islands under the 'Back to the Sea' initiative.

December 6th, 2019
'Story of the Five Besties'- 11-year-old Chelsea A. E. Simpson pens first book

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI - When 11-year-old Chelsea A. E. Simpson of Cedar International School launches her illustrated children's book entitled “Story of the Five Besties” on December 12, 2019, it will be the first publication for the young second-generation author.

November 27th, 2019
HLSCC grappling with resource challenges - Dr Richard E. Georges

PARAQUITA BAY, Tortola, VI - Adamant that he has not considered the post of President of the H. Lavity Stoutt Community College (HLSCC), following the departure of Mrs Judith E. Vanterpool, Vice President for Academic Affairs at the college, Dr Richard E. Georges says the institution continues to face a number of resource challenges.

November 20th, 2019
National Archives & Records Management Unit now under Premier's office

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI - Premier and Minister of Finance, Hon Andrew A. Fahie (R1) has taken over the responsibility of protecting all of the Virgin Islands (VI) historical information, which he says will become the history and legacy of the territory.

November 9th, 2019
HLSCC graduates get guaranteed admission into US University

PARAQUITA BAY, Tortola, VI - The local H. Lavity Stoutt Community College (HLSCC), along with the Government of the Virgin Islands (VI), has signed two groundbreaking MOU's that will see graduates of the local college gaining guarantee admission into a US University with other benefits.

November 6th, 2019
…as the VI flies flags of slavery over lands of liberty

Alred C. Frett

Letting our Heroes fall to Zeroes:

As another Hurricane Season comes to a close, Noel Lloyd’s Statue is still absent from his park but slave masters flags have returned to flying high over Wickham’s Cay, just in time for the Virgin Islands’ Territorial Culture Week – Such unbelievable contradictions suggest our politicians’ failure to fear history repeating itself or their inability to secure what is in the greater interest of our people.

November 5th, 2019
VI culture must be taught in all schools- Dr Wheatley

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- The government minister responsible for culture in the Virgin Islands (VI) says he is pushing for VI culture to be included in the curriculum of all schools across the territory, as it is seen as one of several aspects needed to keep the heritage and culture alive and passed on to generations.

October 22nd, 2019
Judith E. Vanterpool resigns as HLSCC President

PARAQUITA BAY, Tortola, VI- Acting President of the H. Lavity Stoutt Community College (HLSCC) Mrs Judith E. Vanterpool has officially resigned from her post effective Friday, October 18, 2019.

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