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February 11th, 2017
Shame on Walwyn; $1M wasted on wall; Schools begging for toilet paper!

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- Over the past three years plus, our newsroom has been the only credible media house that has reported consistently about the poor state and confusion as it relates to the territory’s education system and how public schools have been crying out for basic supplies such as teaching tools and their inability to make photo copies, lack of toilet paper, water and at time working restrooms.

February 2nd, 2017
Gay marriage: A possible third economic pillar or abomination?

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- A talk show host has asked whether the territory should make it legal for gay couples to be joined in holy matrimony in the Virgin Islands as millions could be reaped, and possibly turning it into a third economic pillar or whether the decision would be an abomination.

February 1st, 2017
Facebook erupts over topic of unruly school children frustrating teachers

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI – Teachers across the territory are becoming more frustrated, having to deal with a lack of working materials, the growing pains of ill-mannered children, and parents refusing to believe the reality of their children while at school.

February 1st, 2017
Outrage over return of student who brutally beat female @ BFEC!

VALLEY, Virgin Gorda, VI- Word reaching our newsroom and calls from outraged parents, teachers and students is that the 14 year old male student from the Bregado Flax Educational Centre (BFEC) on the sister island of Virgin Gorda who beat a female student, sending her to the hospital, has been given permission from the Ministry of Education to return to school.

February 1st, 2017
Raise taxes on alcohol & cigarettes, not junk foods- VISTS debaters

PARAQUITA BAY, Tortola, VI- In a unanimous decision following a 28- point difference, the Opposition Virgin Islands School of Technical Studies (VISTS) emerged the winner in the Ministry of Education and Culture’s Inter-Secondary School Debate 2017 on the topic: Higher tax should be levied on ‘Junk Foods’.

January 31st, 2017
St George’s wins ‘Gay Marriage debate’ against BFEC

PARAQUITA BAY, Tortola VI- In what was described as a highly controversial topic, ‘Gay marriage harms the institution of traditional marriage’, which saw, by the estimate of the moderator and talk show host Mr Cromwell Smith aka Edju En Ka a doubling or even tripling of the modest crowd at the H.L. Stoutt Community College HLSCC), St George’s Secondary took home the win against Bregado Flax Educational Centre (BFEC).

January 28th, 2017
Gay marriages, taxes on junk foods to be debated by high schoolers

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- The controversial subject of gay marriages will be one of the topics of argument in the National High School Debating Competition at Eileene L. Parsons Auditorium on Monday January 30, 2017.

January 27th, 2017
After-school classes to help build a nation of readers - Sharie B.Y. de Castro

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- With classes set to begin on Monday January 30, 2017 young entrepreneur and former Miss British Virgin Islands Sharie B.Y. de Castro continues to champion the cause of literacy in the territory through her business Write To Read.

January 22nd, 2017
UPDATE: ‘There was a lot of pressure’- Miss Senior ESHS Mya A. Walwyn

ROAD TOWN, Tortola VI- The pumped atmosphere at the Sir Breircliffe Hall in Road Town, Tortola, turned into a frenzy of screaming teenagers and cheering adults when the awards began pouring at the feet of 17-year-old Mya A. Walwyn and 18-year-old Calden K.A. James, who were eventually crowned the very first Mister and Miss Senior Elmore Stoutt High School (ESHS) on January 21, 2017.

December 23rd, 2016
This Week We Feature Young Professional Daveen S.T. Leonard-Nibbs

As we continue along the line of interviewing persons in the noblest of professions-Teaching- we are proud to present Young Professional Daveen S.T. Leonard–Nibbs.



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