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November 12th, 2019
Legislators reflect on passing of Hon Ralph T. O’Neal OBE

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI - Following the tragic news of the passing of the Virgin Islands' first Premier and Member Emeritus of the House of Assembly (HoA), Honourable Ralph T. O’Neal, OBE yesterday, November 11, 2019, tributes have begun to flow from members of the HoA.

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 8th, 2019
Temporary fix to problematic stretch of road @ Paraquita Bay

PARAQUITA BAY, Tortola, VI- Motorists frequenting the Paraquita Bay area are now experiencing a smoother journey through the community, thanks to a temporary fix to a stretch of road that is almost always riddled with potholes.

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 29th, 2019
Turnbulls to receive compensation for land encroachment after 47 years – Dr Wheatley

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- The Turnbull family of Myers Estate on Tortola will be compensated by the Government of the Virgin Islands, nearly 50 years after the Enis Adams Primary School encroached on their property, Minister for Education, Culture, Youth Affairs, Fisheries and Agriculture Dr the Honourable Natalio D. Wheatley (R7) has said.

October 26th, 2019
Late Hon Lettsome-Christopher to be honoured @ cultural event

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI - Minister for Education, Culture, Youth Affairs, Fisheries and Agriculture, Dr The Hon Natalio D. Wheatley (R7) says, late legislator, Ms Delores Lettsome-Christopher will be honoured as part of a 2019 pre-culture week of events.

September 24th, 2019
VG Easter Festival Sub-Committee resigns

VALLEY, Virgin Gorda VI- In a surprise move, all members of the Virgin Gorda Easter Festival Sub Committee, led my Ms Lyra A. George, resigned as of September 18, 2019.

September 1st, 2019
'Bad or incompetent teachers cannot continue in the system'- Dr Potter

PARAQUITA BAY, Tortola, VI- Teachers have been encouraged to become responsible for their own professional development as the territory will not “settle for less.”

August 31st, 2019
VG gets new building for BFEC secondary division

VALLEY, Virgin Gorda, VI - When the first term of the new academic public school year commences next week on September 2, 2019, student of the secondary division of the Bregado Flax Educational Centre (BFEC) will be comfortably seated in a new and fully furnished building.

August 27th, 2019
Education Minister reiterates ‘zero tolerance for indiscipline among students’

PARAQUITA BAY, Tortola, VI- Noting that learning must take place in disciplined environments and a clear structure is important for students, Permanent Secretary in the Ministry of Education, Dr Marcia Potter has told teachers ahead of the opening of the new academic year that the Minister for Education, Dr The Honourable Natalio D. Wheatley (R7) is very serious about tackling the issue of indiscipline among students.

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