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September 11th, 2012
Walk away from deviant behaviour - Principal Elmore Stoutt

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI – The VI Technical and Vocational Institute officially commenced its new school year today, September 11, 2012 in a brief assembly.

July 9th, 2012
Stray animals frustrating the daylights out of residents!

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI – How many of you have left home for work, only to return in the evening to a yard filled with animal droppings? Stray animals have become a thorn in the side of Virgin Islands' residents, and it’s an issue the Agriculture Department has been grappling for years.

May 23rd, 2012
Ronald Smith-Berkeley confirmed as PS for MNR/L

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI – As was first and accurately reported by Virgin Islands News Online, Ronald Smith-Berkeley was appointed to the post of Permanent Secretary (PS), Ministry of Natural Resources & Labour (MNR/L) for a period of one year with effect from May 2, 2011.

April 21st, 2012
UPDATE – The late Elvin Stoutt was a champion for “National Pride” [Photoslide Included]

CAPOONS BAY, Tortola, VI – Hundreds of persons gathered this morning, April 21, 2012, to bid farewell to a son of the soil, who has been credited as a strong champion for the idea of “national pride” and passionate about the development of the Virgin Islands throughout his life.

April 19th, 2012
UWI Scholarship $$$ to local students should decrease - Dr. Potter

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- In relation to ‘significant changes’ that are to be made in the educational system, Acting Permanent Secretary in the Ministry of Education and Culture, Dr. Marcia Potter recommended that the $25,000 scholarship given to students attending the University of the West Indies (UWI) should be reduced and a portion of that money should be kept by Government to pay the economic cost to the university.

March 24th, 2012
Ed. Ministry has more actors & actresses than Hollywood & Bollywood -Walwyn

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI - Minister of Education and Culture Hon. Myron V. Walwyn has called for persons in acting positions in his ministry to be confirmed, including his Permanent Secretary and has also recommended that the Acting Principal of the Eselyn Henley Richez Learning Centre be confirmed.

December 13th, 2011
Rosalie Adams expected to return to Premier's Office as PS

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI - Information just reaching Virgin Islands News Online from its team of reporters around the Virgin Islands (VI) and its sources within the new Dr. Smith Administration is that former Permanent Secretary (PS) in the Premier's Office, Rosalie Adams is expected to return to the post of PS by the end of this week.

October 22nd, 2011
Hundreds bid farewell to late PS Gordon [Photo-slide Included]

LONG LOOK, Tortola, VI – The Long Look Methodist Church proved to be too small for a farewell service for a man of the stature of former Permanent Secretary (PS) Stanley Gordon MBE as there was just not enough space to accommodate the hundreds of persons who turned up to pay their final respects this morning October 22, 2011.

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