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December 14th, 2017
Hypocrite? Hon Walwyn chides Hon Turnbull for being ‘disrespectful’ to Dr Smith

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- It was during the 2011 general elections campaign trail that now Minister for Education and Culture Honourable Myron V. Walwyn (AL) infamously referred to the then Premier and Minister of Finance Honourable Ralph T. O’Neal OBE as an “Emperor without clothes”.

November 18th, 2017
‘Gov’t collapsed? We were busy working on bills’- Hon Walwyn

WICKHAM’S CAY II, Tortola, VI- After the National Democratic Party (NDP) Government was heavily criticised for being AWOL weeks after Hurricane Irma ravaged the Virgin Islands, Education Minister Myron V. Walwyn (AL) has sought to defend his government, saying they were busy working on bringing bills to the House of Assembly to keep the country moving.

November 8th, 2017
'Political pandering is not necessary’- Hon Fahie to Walwyn

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- “These are serious times and political pandering is not necessary. All that will do is bring short term fame but long-term misery.” These were some of the words by Opposition Leader Honourable Andrew A. Fahie (R1) in response to the public call by Minister for Education and Culture Hon Myron V. Walwyn (AL) for all legislators to take a 50% pay cut during the recovery phase following the passage of Hurricane Irma.

October 31st, 2017
'My child is not a Guinea pig'- Parent of ESHS student

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI - Honourable Myron V. Walwyn (AL), the Minister for Education and Culture, has called on all parents to support the new creative learning programme for students enrolled in the morning session of the recent public school shift system.

October 7th, 2017
'I'm pleased you were the Governor @ this time'- Hon Walwyn

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI - Government officials, residents and religious leaders gathered at the Queen Elizabeth II Park yesterday, Friday October 6, 2017 to commemorate the one month anniversary of the passage of Hurricane Irma, the Category 5 hurricane that ripped through the Virgin Islands on September 6, 2017 leaving a path of destruction, homelessness and despair.

September 30th, 2017
St Vincent offers to accept senior VI students in its schools

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- Following Hurricane Irma on September 6, 2017 which destroyed the Elmore Stoutt High School (ESHS) as well as other public and private schools, many residents who have relatives and friends in other countries were forced to arrange for their children to attend schools there, some as far as the United Kingdom and Italy.

July 25th, 2017
Hon Myron V. Walwyn under investigation; NDP @ war with Governor

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- In a bombshell move, Governor John S. Duncan OBE has ordered an investigation into Education and Culture Minister Hon Myron V. Walwyn (AL).

July 5th, 2017
Hon Walwyn blames Premier Smith for Festival payment issues

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI - Controversial Culture Minister, Honourable Myron V. Walwyn (AL) is not shouldering all the blame for the continuing issues of long waits for festival vendors to be paid, as he has told reporters that Premier and Minister of Finance, Dr The Honourable D. Orlando Smith (AL) and his other ministers of Government are the ones to be blamed.

July 1st, 2017
Gov Duncan ‘offended’ pride of the VI people- Hon Walwyn

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- Territory Day celebrations on June 30, 2017 at Sir Rupert Briercliffe Hall in Road Town took on a strong theme of ‘self-determination’ and pride, even though bruised, as suggested by Minister for Education and Culture Hon Myron V. Walwyn (AL).

June 30th, 2017
Small but 'unique' batch of BFEC 12th Grade students graduates

VALLEY, Virgin Gorda, VI - Ms J’Sally Oneil, Salutatorian, took her fellow graduates on a trip down memory lane during her welcoming remarks at the Bregado Flax Educational Centre (BFEC) graduation ceremony. This was held on June 29, 2017 at the Catholic Community Centre in Virgin Gorda.



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