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September 16th, 2016
BVIEC technical staff will not lose their jobs – Henry O. Creque

POCKWOOD POND, Tortola, VI – Technical staff of the British Virgin Islands Electricity Corporation (BVIEC) slept comfortably last night as it was publicly announced yesterday September 15, 2016 that they will not lose their jobs to Wartsila’s arrangement with the local power company.

August 19th, 2016
UPDATE: Henry completes VI’s Olympic mission

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI - Eldred Henry closed out Team Virgin Islands (VI) participation in the Rio 2016 Summer Olympic Games with his Shot Put event on the morning of Thursday August 18, 2016 at the Olympic Stadium.

October 7th, 2015
STEP provides training for 120 industry professionals

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI – The Society of Trust and Estate Practitioners (STEP) has commenced a one-day conference here in the Virgin Islands with a view to bringing together professionals to examine issues within the financial sector and to brainstorm ways of overcoming them.

December 26th, 2014
This Week We Feature Young Professional Chantel E. Malone

By Nikolai J. Earle

This week, our Young Professional is Virgin Islands’ star athlete Chantel E. Malone, a recent gold medalist at the Central American and Caribbean (CAC) Games held in Mexico, a volunteer and an aspiring pediatrician.

February 19th, 2014
Host of changes proposed for Technical School

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI – A host of changes have been proposed for the soon to be revamped BVI Technical and Vocational Institute that, among other things, seek to better prepare students for the job market in the Virgin Islands.

September 18th, 2013
Local models need to be trained & developed- Terry Donovan

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- Although sharing that the models selected from the Virgin Islands and United States Virgin Islands (USVI) for the recent New York Fashion Week represented themselves well, Fashion Promoter Terry Donovan believes local models need more training if they are to seriously pursue a successful professional career.

August 29th, 2013
Tertiary education not the end all and be all – Doug Wheatley

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI – Commentator Douglas Wheatley is of the opinion that tertiary education is not the end all and be all of everything and that the basic skills in reading, writing and arithmetic have proven to be the essential tools for success.

May 14th, 2013
Bridge job disconnect between locals & expats - Commentators

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI – Following comments made by two legislators regarding the employment situation in the Territory, commentators have come to the conclusion that there is a disconnect that needs to be bridged urgently.

March 27th, 2013
Territory’s Farmers To Receive Training In Agri-Business

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI - Virgin Islands’ farmers can expect to receive beneficial agribusiness information, and hear from experts in the fields of finance, business and growth, food production as well as distribution at the upcoming Agribusiness Training seminar.

March 11th, 2013
Adequate training, guidance urged in Education Week Launch

PARAQUITA BAY, Tortola, VI – Celebrations for Education Week 2013 were launched yesterday, March 10, 2013 in a ceremony filled with speeches and cultural performances at the Eileene L. Parsons Auditorium of the H. Lavity Stoutt Community College (HLSCC).

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