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May 23rd, 2019
Education Ministry awaits word on 'possible' CSEC math re-sit

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- Students in the Virgin Islands and across the region who wrote the 2019 Caribbean Secondary Education Certificate (CSEC) Mathematics Examinations are still awaiting word as to whether they would be required to do a re-sit, following an alleged breach of Caribbean Examination Council (CXC) exam regulations in Trinidad and Tobago.

December 14th, 2018
'I can confirm I have the wall report’- CoP Michael B. Mathews

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI - Speaking exclusively to Virgin Islands News Online (VINO), this afternoon, Friday, December 14, 2018, Police Commissioner Michael B. Mathews confirmed that in his possession is the Auditor General’s (AG) Report—received from Governor Augustus J. U. Jaspert aka ‘Gus’—on the small wall constructed by Education and Culture Minister, Hon Myron V. Walwyn (AL) around the Elmore Stoutt High School (ESHS).

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.

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