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June 22nd, 2018
NDP Govt. budgets no funds for 'sports development' in the VI

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI - Many of the Territory’s star athletes, returned home on June 14, 2018, to much pomp and ceremony, were handed gifts, praises and other accolades for their impressive representation of the Virgin Islands on the international stage; but, government has not budgeted adequately for the development of sports for this year.

June 20th, 2018
No place for students to write examinations?

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI - The Ministry of Education and Culture had found itself in a conundrum earlier this year finding accommodation for the students in the Territory, to sit overseas examinations.

February 28th, 2017
PS Potter had no answer why Prison Museum not with Education & Culture

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- While the Old HM Prison Museum in Road Town, on the main Island of Tortola, made the news a few months ago because of poles erected in the road adjacent to the building that took up much needed parking space on the already congested Main Street, it also had the attention of the former Leader of the Opposition Hon Julian Fraser RA (R3) as to whose portfolio it was.

July 3rd, 2016
Almost 2 months later RT Public Library still closed!

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- It was this news site that first and accurately reported on May 30, 2016 that the territory’s main public library in Road Town, has been closed since from around May 17, 2016.

June 8th, 2016
Hon Walwyn fails! Not ready with space for extra High School year

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI - Demonstrating clearly that Government is not ready for a decision that many felt was forced on parents, it has been disclosed to this news site that from the new academic year, students who are to take the extra year in high school after completion of Fifth Form will be housed in the H. Lavity Stoutt Community College (HLSCC) at Paraquita Bay for now.

May 31st, 2016
No reports of mold @ Library but AC being replaced - Dr Marcia Potter

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- Permanent Secretary in the Ministry of Education and Culture Dr Marcia Potter said that while she has received no reports of mold in the main Public Library on Fleming Street she acknowledged that the air conditioning has been down.

May 30th, 2016
Medical complaints, broken AC & mold force Public Library to close

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI - It appears to be the best kept secret in the Virgin Islands - the closure of the main Public Library in Road Town on the main Island of Tortola.

October 27th, 2015
Schools hit by shortage of supplies as Ed Dept is allegedly cash strapped!

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI – Parents with children at several public schools across the territory have been complaining that there is a shortage of general supplies as the Department of Education is allegedly out of money at this time.

April 30th, 2015
UPDATE: FB poster was referring to VG library

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI – Following our publication of an article which detailed allegations by a Facebook user regarding use of internet facilities and printing of research material, it has been made clear to this news site that the person was making reference to the public library in Virgin Gorda and not Road Town.

November 15th, 2014
Creative inventions highlight World Science Day in the VI

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI - “People of [the VI] should never assume that Government should be responsible for all the activities that fuel the growth and development of a Territory but should rather explore how they can help to make this Territory a better place to live in,” said Dr. Allison Flax-Archer, Secretary General, BVI National Commission for UNESCO.



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