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October 27th, 2019
Tech companies looking to setup base in VI- Premier Fahie

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI - Even as the local telecommunications sector is in need of a major overhaul, Premier and Minister of Finance, Hon Andrew A. Fahie (R1) has indicated that several technology companies are looking to set up base in the Virgin Islands as his government continues to push for the diversification of the local economy.

October 11th, 2019
CCT gifts iPhone 11 & free service to Miss BVI Bria A. Smith

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI - Reigning Miss BVI 2019/2020, Bria A. Smith was today, Friday, October 11, 2019, awarded a new iPhone 11, one-year phone service and one-year LTE 2 service by CCT for winning the Miss British Virgin Islands 2019 Pageant.

July 29th, 2019
Gov't says VI's ICT policy remains a priority

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI - Information Communications and Technology (ICT) stakeholders had an opportunity to give their feedback on the Government’s draft National ICT Policy and Strategy at a workshop on July 26, 2019.

April 1st, 2019
RDA wants VI to use more technology

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI – In what many deemed an alternative Government setup due to United Kingdom (UK) distrust of the then Dr. D. Orlando Smith led National Democratic Party (NDP) regime, the Virgin Islands (VI) Recovery and Development Agency (RDA) is moving ahead with its plans to implement ‘Smart City’ technologies into the territory.

November 1st, 2018
NDP failed to finance ICT developments since 2011 – Hon Penn

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI: Challenging the National Democratic Party to “Put your money where your mouth is,” Junior Minister for Trade and Investment Promotion, Honourable Marlon A. Penn (R8) blasted the NDP Government for a failure to properly invest in Information & Communications Technology (ICT) of the Virgin Islands (VI).

November 15th, 2017
Digital textbooks will be monitored to ensure student's safety

BAUGHER’S BAY, Tortola, VI - Scores of parents and students from the Elmore Stoutt High School (ESHS) gathered at the New Testament Church of God Worship Centre in Baugher’s Bay on Tuesday, November 14, 2017 to learn about the new digital textbook Virgin Islands Digital Education (VIDE), where all grade 7 and 8 students will have access to a plethora of subject areas.

October 10th, 2017
Extraordinary communication methods after USVI hurricanes

VI CONSORTIUM

CHARLOTTE AMALIE, St Thomas, USVI- The Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) and its federal and territorial partners are working hard to restore hurricane-battered communications systems on the U.S. Virgin Islands (USVI), the agency recently announced.

September 2nd, 2017
Learning, education & technological disruption

Dickson Igwe

The world of education and learning is changing too slowly for a swiftly changing world of work, and major social change. Educators must be aware of this development.

January 19th, 2017
Struggling Puerto Rico turns to Tech & Entrepreneurialism

VI CONSORTIUM

SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico- With a debt load of over $70 billion, Puerto Rico has found itself in an unfavourable position. The island no longer controls its finances (on June 30 2016, President Barack Obama signed the Puerto Rico Oversight, Management and Economic Stability Act (PROMESA), which created a committee — consisting of no elected Puerto Rican officials — to oversee the island’s finances).

August 22nd, 2016
VIPD laments inability to track police vehicles following officers’ deaths

VI CONSORTIUM

FREDERIKSTED, St Croix, USVI — Officer Lesha Lammy and Kai Javois were shot dead by someone two weeks ago at a beach in Hams Bluff, Frederiksted, US Virgin Islands (USVI).

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