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Education

July 20th, 2014
M.A.L.E members challenged to read & stay in church

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI - Young men of the Mentoring Anointed Leaders Everywhere (M.A.L.E) programme were yesterday afternoon July 19, 2014 challenged to make good of opportunities afforded them to be rooted in biblical principles as this is seen as key to guiding ‎them as they progress into adulthood.

July 14th, 2014
‘Be there for all not only for chosen favourites’ – North Sound, VG residents

NORTH SOUND, Virgin Gorda, VI – “If we have to speak through this means we will as our concerns need to come out in the open. We are being hushed down and boiling up inside by the glaring subtle attack by this NDP government. We are not happy and so we need to let the world know,” said a senior member of the Education Sector of the Virgin Islands.

July 9th, 2014
1st District to host summer B/Ball, Athletics camp

WEST END, Tortola, VI – The First District will be holding its 2nd annual Summer Basketball Camp for boys and girls ages 7 to 17 under the auspices of First District Representative Honourable Andrew A. Fahie.

July 9th, 2014
UPDATE: Premier Smith defends Hon Walwyn’s scholarship move

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI – “There are many cases where persons may have come to the BVI and they may not have become a BVIslander, but live in the Virgin Islands and went through the school system and so I think as a country, as a people, we could be sympathetic to persons who fall in that category,” said Premier and Minister of Finance Dr. the Honourable D. Orlando Smith.

July 7th, 2014
UPDATE: The Pentateuch to be launched on Wednesday

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI – Author Ayana S. Hull will be launching her latest book ‘The Pentateuch – My First Hunt for the Holy Scriptures’ this Wednesday July 9, 2014 at the Breezeway, Central Administration Complex at 5:00 pm and she has extended an invitation to the general public.

July 7th, 2014
Forget Turfs & Gangs, Wake up & Live – David R. Hinds

CANE GARDEN BAY, Tortola, VI – When the Band Steel pulse releases any album, takes any stage or be among any gathering they are said to be one band that does not only perform but always has a solid message to their audience.

July 6th, 2014
‘You must invest in your life; live purposefully excellent’ – EAPS Principal

HUNTUM’S GHUT, Tortola, VI – Principal of the Enis Adams Primary School (EAPS) Carleen B. Simmonds-Parsons told graduates of the 2014 graduating class that their life must be thought of as a business and as with any good business it must be invested in so that returns can be seen.

July 5th, 2014
Chopping the head off the juvenile deviancy monster

By Dickson Igwe

This final story on the juvenile deviancy challenge in the Virgin Islands assesses whether social and economic inequality is a factor in juvenile delinquency. It offers a solution.

July 2nd, 2014
'Festival is not a Carnival' - Donald E. De Castro

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI – Social and Political commentator Donald E. De Castro is on a mission to improve Festival activities saying that presently they do not reflect the significance of what is being celebrated.

July 2nd, 2014
Makayla Maduro & Divannia Hill challenge stereotypes

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI – Valedictorian and Salutatorian of the Elmore Stoutt High School Makayla Maduro and Divannia Hill challenged the status quo of male dominated industries in their graduation speech which they gave jointly at the Elmore Stoutt High School graduation held on Thursday June 26, 2014.



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