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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


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


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


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).

September 26th, 2013
VI Education system is failing -Rotary Youth Forum hears

WICKHAM'S CAY II, Tortola, VI– The education system in the Virgin Islands (VI) came in for a blasting by a team of panelists who was very candid about the weaknesses and shortfalls of the system and those responsible. The team bashed the systems being used for elevating a person to the position of principal and the absence of technology in the classroom among other things.

January 8th, 2013
Bring it on! – BVIHSA Chairman fearless about Tech challenge

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI – The Chairman of the BVI Health Services Authority (BVIHSA), John I. Cline, minced no words in throwing his full support behind the Authority’s newly introduced Health Information System, CELLMA.

November 24th, 2012
Dangers for small West Indian States

By Dickson Igwe

Sir Ronald Sanders, Caribbean Diplomat and Journalist, made a crucial assertion in a November 16, 2012, Op ED piece, in the social news media, Caribdirect. The story was titled: ‘’CARIBBEAN IN GREATEST CRISIS SINCE INDEPENDENCE.’’


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