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Education

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.

October 15th, 2019
Continue to yearn for knowledge & joy by reading- Dr Flax-Archer

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- Secretary General of the BVI National Commission for the United Nations Organization for Education, Science and Culture (UNESCO), Dr Allison Flax- Archer, is encouraging persons to continue yearning for knowledge and joy; and reading she said is simply one avenue of doing this.

October 6th, 2019
Hon de Castro leads World Teachers Day celebrations in VI

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI - With October 5, 2019, officially designated World Teachers' Day, several teachers across the territory were recipients of 'tokens of appreciation' spearheaded by Hon Sharie B. de Castro (AL), the Junior Minister of Trade and Economic Development in the Virgin Islands.

October 5th, 2019
Vocations are critical for Virgin Islands youth

By Dickson C. Igwe

A workforce that possesses appropriate technical and vocational skills is critical for the Virgin Islands economy, and the welfare of the country’s youth

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