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December 19th, 2017
ESHS students out of order; Tent schools not serving purpose entirely- Hon Walwyn

CARROT BAY, Tortola VI - When Honourable Melvin M. Turnbull (R2) told the House of Assembly on December 13, 2017 that opening school was done in a rush, the Education Minister Honourable Myron V. Walwyn defended his decision, stating if he had to do it again he would reopen school much earlier.

November 22nd, 2017
Frustration high over long lines & 'short' working hours @ Immigration Dept

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- Verbal abuses and near physical altercations are part of the experience while waiting for service at Immigration Department in Road Town, on the main island of Tortola.

April 17th, 2017
'Cat fights' end VG Rise & Shine

VALLEY, Virgin Gorda, VI- Following a series of fights involving mostly females, Police reportedly forced a stop to the Virgin Gorda Easter Festival Rise and Shine this morning, April 17, 2017.

December 7th, 2016
Fights @ ESHS are now the norm; $1M wall useless- Students & Teachers

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- When the controversial Minister for Education and Culture Hon Myron V. Walwyn (AL) came under fire for wasting tax payers money to build a small wall around the Elmore Stoutt High School in Road Town just before the 2015 snap elections, he made attempts to justify the project by telling the public it will help with security of the school compound.

September 19th, 2016
Questions persist on Hon Walwyn’s million dollar ESHS wall!

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- Controversy and questions persist over a wall constructed by the Minister for Education and Culture Hon Myron V. Walwyn weeks before the 2015 general elections, costing tax payers over US$1M.

January 11th, 2016
Caught on tape! Is physical altercation the new norm in VI?

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI – Over the last week, two videos have been making the rounds on social media such as Facebook and WhatsApp in what seems to be an increasing trend these days for disputes to be resolved in a physical manner and a video of it made on a cell phone and then go viral.

December 18th, 2015
Child falls off balcony @ USVI school, pregnant woman beaten

VI CONSORTIUM

CHARLOTTE AMALIE, St Thomas, USVI- Students at the Charlotte Amalie High School said that they were having lunch on Tuesday December 15, 2015 when a code red lockdown alert started blaring through the intercom system. The person speaking through the machine commanded students to get to their classes, or stay inside whatever building they were in.

November 5th, 2014
'High School worse than ever; Fights rampant’ – concerned parent

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI – Informed and reliable sources in the Elmore Stoutt High School have confirmed that there has been a significant number of fights in the school over the past few days of this week with yesterday November 4, 2014 being the worst.

October 22nd, 2014
‘Respect your uniform’ – VISTS Students urged

BAUGHER’S BAY, Tortola, VI – The issue of students across the Territory especially those of the Elmore Stoutt High School (ESHS) showing scant regards for themselves and the schools they represent has been a growing challenge for the Ministry of Education, parents and the community as a whole.

August 13th, 2013
More senior police officers needed at public events – residents

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI - In the wake of the many fights and disorderly behaviour exhibited by some patrons at the recently concluded 2013 Virgin Islands Emancipation Festival activities, a call has been made for the presence of more senior officers at such public events.

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