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October 5th, 2019
Vocations are critical for Virgin Islands youth

By Dickson C. Igwe

A workforce that possesses appropriate technical and vocational skills is critical for the Virgin Islands economy, and the welfare of the country’s youth

July 7th, 2019
‘We really have to embrace our young people‘– District 7020 Gov. Delma Maduro

SCRUB ISLAND, VI- Hundreds gathered at Scrub Island Resort on July 6, 2019 to witness history for the Virgin Islands as Mrs Delma Maduro, the first female member of the Rotary club of Tortola, ascended to the highest district level – District 7020 Governor.

January 17th, 2019
VI youths join pants sagging culture; wearing pants below butt

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI - For the past 10 years, social commentators and scientists have observed how cultural hegemony has resulted in the youths of the Virgin Islands (VI), males in particular, adopting the pants sagging American culture.

February 21st, 2018
Airport expansion, mini gov't on VG among suggestions of High School students

BAUGHERS BAY, Tortola, VI - High school students of the Territory were given a chance to voice their opinions on the proposed Recovery and Development plan through a competition among their schools.

February 9th, 2018
Programme similar to YEP coming to Sixth District- Hon Maduro-Caines

BAUGHERS BAY, Tortola, VI - “I met with Rotary Club of Tortola on two different occasions and we are trying to identify a spot to have something like YEP centre because we realised the problem within our district: unemployment and young men sitting on the block.”

February 6th, 2018
Stop illegal activities @ Huntums Ghut Basketball Court- Resident

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI – A resident of the Fifth District has appealed to the government to address the illegal activities that are allegedly taking place at the Huntums Ghut Basketball Court. The resident made the plea during the Fifth District public consultation meeting on Monday, February 5, 2018 at the Althea Scatliffe Primary School in Road Town, Tortola.

January 9th, 2018
Youngsters removed from Purcell Community Centre were not all homeless- Parent

ROAD TOWN Tortola VI - "Bad company plus Irma, father who left us to go live in a comfortable home, making it so hard for me to control my son..." Those are words of a heartbroken mother who resides in the Purcell Estate community of Tortola.

March 23rd, 2015
EXCLUSIVE: ‘I’m excited to be coming home’ – Melanie A. Amaro

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI – Winner of X Factor USA 2011 Melanie Ann Amaro will be in the Virgin Islands this week and will be making a number of appearances in this year’s Police Week events, talking to youth about various issues ranging from bullying to safety on the roads.

February 13th, 2015
ZONTA targets men in fight against violence on Women & Girls

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI – When ZONTA made the conscious decision that they were going to collaborate with Follow The Movement (FTM) in being a key partner for the recently held ‘Show Love’ seminar, they had a basic objective; to reach out to the male folk who are more often than not the perpetrators of violence of all forms against women and children.

January 12th, 2015
VIP will make owning home easy for youths - Hon. Julian Fraser, RA

SEA COWS BAY, Tortola, VI - "You would have noticed a dramatic change in this district over the last three years (Third District) and you must ask yourself what's happening," said Chairman of the Virgin Islands Party (VIP) and Third District Representative Honourable Julian Fraser, RA, as he brought to light the stagnated situation of his and other specific districts over the past three years.

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