CANE GARDEN BAY, Tortola, VI – Representative for the Second District Honourable Melvin ‘Mitch’ Turnbull believes his first six months in office saw many of the promises made during the political campaigns realised.
ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI – Former Minister for Education and Culture Mrs Eileene L. Parsons OBE has challenged Virgin Islanders to be knowledgeable of where the country has come in just 70 years, saying that these achievements go unappreciated.
ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI – President of the H. Lavity Stoutt Community College (HLSCC) Dr Karl Dawson called on government agencies to increase their budgetary allocation for research and consultancy services using resource personnel from the territory’s lone tertiary institution.
ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI – Two celebrated daughters of Virgin Islands soil, author Mrs Jennie N. Wheatley and former Minister for Education and Culture Mrs Eileene L. Parsons OBE today January 29, 2016 launched a revised version of their iconic and seminal work '150 Years of Achievement: 1834 – 1984' and were on hand to autograph copies for persons who made purchases.
ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI – The passage of the Higher Education Licencing Act will add another tier of economic opportunity for the territory as persons from all over the world will come to the VI for their higher education needs.
KINGSTON, Tortola, VI – Cedar International School has partnered with Tortola Auto Group and Nagico Insurances for the launch of its second annual Grand Raffle to raise funds for the school’s Scholarship Fund meant to increase access to families who are less able to afford the school’s tuition fees.
ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI – A caller to the ‘Umoja’ talk show on ZBVI 780 AM yesterday January 14, 2016 gave a grim review of the state of parenting in the territory and said persons need to take more responsibility in raising children rather than play the blame game.
ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI – Minister for Education and Culture Honourable Myron V. Walwyn slammed school Principals for allowing the territory’s flags to remain hoisted overnight and exposed to the elements of nature instead of ensuring that they are lowered at the end of the day.
ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI – Deputy Governor Vivian Inez Archibald, CBE has lambasted members of the Public Service, in particular the Department of Education, for habitual late coming and for not displaying accountability and integrity as required and added that there must be consequences.
ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI – Premier and Minister of Finance Dr The Honourable D. Orlando Smith today January 11, 2016 charged those in the education sector to set the pace to ensure that children today learn the skills they need to fill the jobs of tomorrow.