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July 30th, 2015
‘Lower voting age to 16'– Youth Parliamentarians

PARAQUITA BAY, Tortola, VI – Youth Parliamentarians from the Virgin Islands and from around the Caribbean today July 30, 2015 met to have a vibrant debate on the inclusion of the voice of youth in national policies with the consensus being that more must be done to ensure the voices of youth are duly considered.

July 14th, 2015
The quest to under-educate our children

By Alred 'AC' Frett

Reduced to fighting for Bones and hating ourselves for the Masters:

Persons are asking me to look into concerns they have seen or heard and I am almost tempted to remind them that I boycotted the last election rather than sanction Bad things that were happening and more Bad things that would be happening; however, such a reply would be wrong and unfair at a time when our People have no Alternate Elected Voice to counter whatever may be done to them.

July 14th, 2015
‘Why can’t we give free health & education like Cuba?’ asks Edmund G. Maduro

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI - Radio talk show host and commentator Edmund G. Maduro has asked the question why a territory so well off as this one does not provide more for its people in terms of education and health care.

July 13th, 2015
Jordan R. Cline & USA peers raise funds for VI's Kenya school

DUFF'S BOTTOM, Tortola, VI - A donation of a little over $1,000 raised by the nephew of Bishop John I. Cline, Jordan R. Cline for a project in Nairobi Kenya, may seem as a drop in the ocean but the mere thought of how he got the cash raised and other spin off results will be forever remembered.

July 10th, 2015
VI youths inspired by NBA stars

DUFF'S BOTTOM, Tortola, VI – Lots of youth accompanied by a handful of adults were last evening July 9, 2015 moved to the point of silence and held in rapt attention as they were being inspired by a touching session delivered by a team of professional past and present players and coach of National Basketball Association (NBA) of the USA.

July 6th, 2015
Pelican Gate graduates first batch

WEST END, Tortola, VI- When love and care abound saying goodbye is often hard to do and many times it was evident that Principal of the Pelican Gate School, Mrs Lois L. Freeman-Augustine was fighting back tears when the school waved goodbye to its first batch of grade six students at its graduation and prize giving ceremony at the school’s compound in West End yesterday, July 5, 2015.

July 5th, 2015
Alexandrina Maduro Primary students honoured with graduation ball

WICKHAM'S CAY II, Tortola, VI – Outgoing students of the Alexandrina Maduro Primary School in Baughers Bay yesterday July 4, 2015 attended a graduation ball in their honour at The Moorings on Wickham's Cay II.

July 3rd, 2015
‘Brain Machine’ to keep children learning during ‘summer’

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI – With the view that learning should be continuously stimulated, although to a different degree when school is closed after the various terms, twin educators Sharie B. de Castro and Sharia B. de Castro are set to kick start a ‘summer’ programme for the 2015 period titled ‘Brain Machine’.

July 3rd, 2015
Civics in school will benefit the territory- Elton Georges

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI - “I do think that proper course in civic education and Civics beginning in our schools at a very early stage and continuing through will redound to the benefit of the country, in fact it will begin to produce citizens who are more conscious of civic responsibility,” said former Commissioner of Complaints Mr Elton Georges, CMG, OBE.

July 2nd, 2015
96 students ‘exit’ the 'Mighty Scatliffe'

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI – Some 96 students of the Althea Scatliffe Primary School (ASPS) ‘exited’ the Primary level during an exit ceremony held at Sir Rupert Briercliffe Hall in Road Town yesterday July 1, 2015.

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