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August 30th, 2015
Tara K. Stoutt to 'fire up' 1st District youth today

WEST END, Tortola, VI - First District youth, teachers in the District, as well as parents/guardians of the District, are set to be energised by this year's motivational speaker to take on the upcoming 2015-2016 school year in a manner that will take each of them to excellence and beyond.

August 25th, 2015
Some 100 children benefit from Denise Dawson Back to School Ministry

PURCELL, Tortola, VI - The Denise Dawson Back to School Ministry, along with The Purcell Methodist Church and the Purcell Girls Brigade, has once again welcomed children from the surrounding community to its back to school event, which was dubbed a success.

August 19th, 2015
Homework/Study Prog. for secondary school level being considered- Hon Fahie

WEST END, Tortola, VI – First District Representative Honourable Andrew A. Fahie has said his First District Committee is considering implementing a secondary school level of the homework/study programme.

August 19th, 2015
NLBC Kenya mission reaches out to jobless young men

DUFF’S BOTTOM, Tortola, VI – When a 14-member team set out on the New Life Baptist Church’s (NLBC) mission to Nairobi, Kenya late July, 2015 they not only focused their attention on their special project of constructing a secondary school for the impoverished community but extended their arms in other ways that resulted in some unemployed men becoming more equipped with knowledge as to how to get themselves jobs.

August 13th, 2015
Zahra Renee Corion & Shaniece Tamara Morgan top territory with 11 CXC passes each

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI - The Ministry of Education and Culture is congratulating the Territory’s secondary students for their success in the Caribbean Examinations Council (CXC) Caribbean Secondary Education Certificate (CSEC) examination.

August 10th, 2015
Innovative summer camp churns out child-authors

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI – In what is being described as unorthodox as much as it is innovative, a recent summer programme saw children rewriting the popular stories of The Ugly Duckling and the Gingerbread Man, making the stories their own and harnessing their limitless imagination.

August 6th, 2015
‘Invest in youth!’ – insists Hon Andrew A. Fahie to Gov't

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI – Senior member of the Virgin Islands Party (VIP) and Representative for the First District Honourable Andrew A. Fahie said investments by Government must be made in youth and they must be involved in the affairs of the territory so they can take the reins when that time comes.

August 4th, 2015
Dr Karl Dawson back on the job as HLSCC President

PARAQUITA BAY, Tortola, VI – President of the H. Lavity Stoutt Community College Dr Karl Dawson has returned to his post at the territory’s lone tertiary institution following some reported turbulence between him and the Board of Directors of the college who allegedly voted to remove him as President.

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.

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