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November 28th, 2018
Branson Foundation lends to BFEC restoration

VALLEY, Virgin Gorda, VI – Ninety persons from the United Kingdom (UK)—comprising everyday civilians, lawyers, teachers, nurses, flight attendants, parents and pilots to name a few—cleared debris, painted walls, and toiled effortlessly under the Virgin Gorda’s sun, on Thursday, November 15th, 2018.

November 26th, 2018
VI reps for C’bean @ Family Medicine Confab in South Korea

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI – Two Virgin Islanders—more specifically Virgin Gordians—recently represented the Caribbean, at the ‘World Family Medicine Conference’ held in Seoul, South Korea, last month from October 17 to 21, 2018.

November 24th, 2018
75 graduate VI first hospitality Pop-up School

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI - Seventy Five, men and women who were certified as ‘trained’ in 'Hospitality' graduated at a ceremony held in their honour last night, November 23, 2018—the first to have benefited from the international Pop up School - Saira Hospitality.

November 13th, 2018
Angela Burnett Penn takes ‘Irma Diaries’ to schools

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI – Irma Diaries author, Ms Angela Burnett Penn, today November 13, 2018, donated over 250 copies of her book to schools across the Territory, as part of her ‘Read to Heal School Programme.’

November 7th, 2018
Company involved in Walwyn Wall scandal given another ‘no bid’ contract

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI - SA Architect, the company that was at the heart of the Elmore Stoutt High School (ESHS) 'Wall' scandal has been given another ESHS ‘no bid’ contract.

October 24th, 2018
VI nationals Penn, Farara & Vanterpool recipients of UWI 2018 Pelican Awards

GROS ISLET, St Lucia: Three Virgin Islands (VI) nationals are among ten outstanding University of the West Indies (UWI) Alumni recently honoured at a special ceremony in St. Lucia.

October 11th, 2018
Irma Diaries shared with students for ‘Reading is Fun’ week

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI – Irma Diaries’ Author, Angela Burnett-Penn, on Wednesday, October 10, 2018, shared the memoirs, with students of the Elmore Stoutt High School (ESHS) and the Willard Wheatley Primary School, as part of the ‘Reading is Fun’ week of activities.

October 6th, 2018
3 VI Primaries get $20K post hurricane support

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI - Three Primary Schools in the Virgin Islands (VI) have been given a little extra help at the start of the new school year courtesy of the BVI Bar Association’s (BVIBA) substantial financial donations.

September 25th, 2018
BAMBELELA after school initiative 'on again'

CARROT BAY, Tortola, VI – First District students were on Monday, September 24, 2018, prepped once again to head ‘back-to-school’ when organisers hosted another successful BAMBELELA (Never give up) after school homework/study programme at the Seven Day Adventist (SDA) Youth Center in Carrot Bay.

September 11th, 2018
‘Shift system’ continues in new school year—Hon Walwyn

PARAQUITA BAY, Tortola, VI - The ‘shift system’ imposed in schools following the 2017 devastation caused by hurricanes Irma and Maria, will have to continue as the 2018/2019 School-Year begins.

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