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September 11th, 2018
‘Shift system’ continues in new school year—Hon Walwyn

PARAQUITA BAY, Tortola, VI - The ‘shift system’ imposed in schools following the 2017 devastation caused by hurricanes Irma and Maria, will have to continue as the 2018/2019 School-Year begins.

July 26th, 2018
HLSCC insurers still to pay $10M claim

PARAQUITA BAY, Tortola, VI – The H. Lavity Stoutt Community College (HLSCC), as a statutory body, has submitted a total claim of $10,074,057.38 to its insurers, however no settlement has been arrived at as yet.

January 29th, 2016
Eileene L. Parsons, Jennie N. Wheatley launch revised history work

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI – Two celebrated daughters of Virgin Islands soil, author Mrs Jennie N. Wheatley and former Minister for Education and Culture Mrs Eileene L. Parsons OBE today January 29, 2016 launched a revised version of their iconic and seminal work '150 Years of Achievement: 1834 – 1984' and were on hand to autograph copies for persons who made purchases.

July 17th, 2015
It's Official - Festiville close-out returns to Carrot Bay!

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI - The BVI Festival and Fairs Committee of 2015, headed by Ms Kishma A. Baronville, has heeded the voices of residents and has reverted to having the fete side of things end at Carrot Bay but will also see the religious events closing things off at East End.

October 12th, 2014
Everyone a Winner @ 10th Annual Special Needs Games

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI – Dozens of young boys and girls descended on the A.O. Shirley Grounds on Saturday October 11, 2014, to compete at the Lions and Leos Club’s 10th Annual Special Needs Games.

July 9th, 2014
UPDATE: Premier Smith defends Hon Walwyn’s scholarship move

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI – “There are many cases where persons may have come to the BVI and they may not have become a BVIslander, but live in the Virgin Islands and went through the school system and so I think as a country, as a people, we could be sympathetic to persons who fall in that category,” said Premier and Minister of Finance Dr. the Honourable D. Orlando Smith.

March 31st, 2014
Youths commence training at Art of Food Services workshop

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI – This morning (March 31, 2014) marked yet another step by the Department for Education of the Ministry of Education and Culture towards equipping youths of the Virgin Islands (VI) with skills to grasp opportunities in the job market.

June 19th, 2012
Government moving forward to develop Greenland Field

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- Residents of the Virgin Islands, especially the East End/Long Look communities, will soon enjoy the benefits of improved softball and basketball facilities now that Government has signed petty contracts for the rehabilitation and enhancement of the Greenland field.



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