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November 9th, 2019
HLSCC graduates get guaranteed admission into US University

PARAQUITA BAY, Tortola, VI - The local H. Lavity Stoutt Community College (HLSCC), along with the Government of the Virgin Islands (VI), has signed two groundbreaking MOU's that will see graduates of the local college gaining guarantee admission into a US University with other benefits.

November 6th, 2019
…as the VI flies flags of slavery over lands of liberty

Alred C. Frett

Letting our Heroes fall to Zeroes:

As another Hurricane Season comes to a close, Noel Lloyd’s Statue is still absent from his park but slave masters flags have returned to flying high over Wickham’s Cay, just in time for the Virgin Islands’ Territorial Culture Week – Such unbelievable contradictions suggest our politicians’ failure to fear history repeating itself or their inability to secure what is in the greater interest of our people.

November 5th, 2019
VI culture must be taught in all schools- Dr Wheatley

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- The government minister responsible for culture in the Virgin Islands (VI) says he is pushing for VI culture to be included in the curriculum of all schools across the territory, as it is seen as one of several aspects needed to keep the heritage and culture alive and passed on to generations.

October 22nd, 2019
Judith E. Vanterpool resigns as HLSCC President

PARAQUITA BAY, Tortola, VI- Acting President of the H. Lavity Stoutt Community College (HLSCC) Mrs Judith E. Vanterpool has officially resigned from her post effective Friday, October 18, 2019.

October 15th, 2019
Continue to yearn for knowledge & joy by reading- Dr Flax-Archer

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- Secretary General of the BVI National Commission for the United Nations Organization for Education, Science and Culture (UNESCO), Dr Allison Flax- Archer, is encouraging persons to continue yearning for knowledge and joy; and reading she said is simply one avenue of doing this.

October 6th, 2019
Hon de Castro leads World Teachers Day celebrations in VI

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI - With October 5, 2019, officially designated World Teachers' Day, several teachers across the territory were recipients of 'tokens of appreciation' spearheaded by Hon Sharie B. de Castro (AL), the Junior Minister of Trade and Economic Development in the Virgin Islands.

October 5th, 2019
Vocations are critical for Virgin Islands youth

By Dickson C. Igwe

A workforce that possesses appropriate technical and vocational skills is critical for the Virgin Islands economy, and the welfare of the country’s youth

October 3rd, 2019
PHOTO of the Day: Premier Fahie & Hon Rymer mingle with HLSCC Students

PARAQUITA BAY, Tortola, VI- Premier and Minister of Finance, Hon Andrew A. Fahie (R1), along with Minister for Transportation, Works and Utilities, Hon Kye M. Rymer(R5), today took time out of their busy schedules to intermingle with several students in a classroom at the H.Lavity Stoutt Community College (HLSCC) in Paraquita Bay, Tortola.

October 3rd, 2019
Hon Smith rewards prisoners with $$ for entering literacy programme

BALSAM GHUT, Tortola, VI- “I envision a territory that thrives on literacy. And this literacy project is an outlet devoted to providing a voice and a platform for incarcerated individuals, and my hope is to see it grow into something big.”

September 23rd, 2019
USVI editorial praises VI Gov’t for making education priority

CHARLOTTE AMALIE, St Thomas, USVI- The recent accomplishment of the Honourable Andrew A. Fahie-led Government of the Virgin Islands to refurbish the now L. Adorothy Turnbull Building of the Elmore Stoutt High School (ESHS) in time for the September school term has been keenly noted even outside of the Virgin Islands, including next door- the US Virgin Islands (USVI).

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