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December 13th, 2014
UPDATE: VICS Team 1 bowls to victory

DUFF’S BOTTOM, Tortola, VI – It was a night of nothing less than pure excitement, fun and high paced bowling competition but Virgin Islands Civil Service Association (VICS) team 1 had no mercy on their competitors as they emerged the winner of The Write to Read Strike Out Illiteracy Bowling Tournament Finals.

December 9th, 2014
Cadre of educators credited for VG’s accomplished youths

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI – Leader of the Opposition and Representative of the Ninth District Honourable Ralph T. O’Neal OBE has credited the cadre of educators and education focused persons who reside on the island of Virgin Gorda for the successes of youth emanating from there.

December 4th, 2014
Write to Read for massive book campaign

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI - Tomorrow, Friday December 5, 2014, the Write to Read programme will be launching the first ever Christmas Reading Campaign in the Territory entitled Books Mean More.

December 3rd, 2014
‘I never approved any $1m fence for ESHS!’ – Hon Andrew A. Fahie

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI – Former Minister for Education and Culture Honourable Andrew A. Fahie (R1) dismissed as political chatter a statement being circulated that under his watch a perimeter fence was approved for the Elmore Stoutt High School (ESHS) to the tune of $1 million.

November 30th, 2014
New Life School celebrates Culture Day

DUFF’S BOTTOM, Tortola, VI - For the teachers, students and parents of the New Life Day Care and Learning Centre, the celebrations of culture for Culture Day took on a unique form last Friday November 28, 2014.

November 19th, 2014
Teachers disagree with ‘High Blocked Fence’ @ ESHS

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI – “My dear Mr Minster, I am one that supports you as a young passionate person and I voted for you but dear Mr Minister something is going dreadfully wrong with your reasoning of putting a HIGH BLOCKED fence as the security answer for us teachers and students.”

November 17th, 2014
Dellon Smith & Radiance Modeste top VG culinary programme

LITTLE DIX BAY, Virgin Gorda, VI – Dellon Smith and Radiance Modeste piped their colleagues scoring the highest points in the keenly contested competition which tested their skills in the areas of table setting and junior chef in the dining room and kitchens, of the Rosewood Little Dix Bay Hotel and Resort yesterday November 16, 2014.

November 15th, 2014
Creative inventions highlight World Science Day in the VI

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI - “People of [the VI] should never assume that Government should be responsible for all the activities that fuel the growth and development of a Territory but should rather explore how they can help to make this Territory a better place to live in,” said Dr. Allison Flax-Archer, Secretary General, BVI National Commission for UNESCO.

November 14th, 2014
'Under NDP youths are in hopeless despair' - Hon Fraser

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI - Sounding ready to be sworn in as the Territory’s 3rd Premier while holding the post of the Virgin Islands Party (VIP) third Chairman Honourable Julian Fraser RA (R3) came out swinging with both a message of hope, and solutions while pointing out the failures of the Dr. Orlando Smith 3 year old National Democratic Party (NDP) Administration.

November 14th, 2014
ESHS students urged to adopt habit of saving

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI – It was a pleasing sight when students were asked yesterday October 13, 2014 how many of them had a saving account and by the show of hands there were many. That was something leaders said was noteworthy of commendation but yet the students were further encouraged to continue and those not doing so to start immediately.

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