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May 6th, 2018
Where will the 2018 Tortola festival be held?

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- A few weeks ago the Minister for Education and Culture Hon Myron V. Walwyn (AL) told a local radio station that the 2018 August Festival on Tortola will happen.

May 6th, 2018
'We shouldn’t damn somebody’s life for smoking a joint' - Hon Walwyn

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- Decriminalising marijuana in the Virgin Islands (VI) has been a topic voiced by many persons throughout the community especially Honourable Myron V. Walwyn (AL), Minister for Education and Culture, who on numerous occasion called for amendments to the drug laws.

April 28th, 2018
Hon Fahie accuses Education Minister of signing fake contract

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI - Tired of false promises from the government of the day, Honourable Andrew A. Fahie (R1), Opposition Leader and First District Representative, accused Minister for Education and Culture, Honourable Myron V. Walwyn (AL), for signing “fake contracts” in December 2017 to repair a school which he pointed out was “illegal”.

April 24th, 2018
2018 VI Emancipation Festival to be 'scaled down'

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- Despite the hurricanes of September 2017 that destroyed the territory and the fact that the National Democratic Party (NDP) Government is broke, Honourable Myron V. Walwyn (AL), Minister for Education and Culture, is going ahead with the Emancipation Festival for 2018, however, he stated there will be a “scale down” of activities.

April 2nd, 2018
Funds for VG Festival could not be transferred to other projects - Hon Hubert R. O'Neal

LITTLE DIX BAY, Virgin Gorda, VI - “I know it is under much difficult circumstances. I know there was a lot of controversy surrounding whether we should have the festival at all, should it be cancelled and I know there were arguments for cancelling it because of what tragedy that we have been through with hurricanes Irma and Maria.”

April 1st, 2018
2018 VG Easter Festival kicks off with food fair

LITTLE DIX BAY, Virgin Gorda, VI - Despite the scale down, scores of persons came out to support the annual festival dubbed ‘Virgin Gorda Easter Explosion: 'Resilience, Unity and Culture on the Scene for VG Easter Explosion 2018’ held at the Little Dix Bay field on Virgin Gorda on March 31, 2018.

March 20th, 2018
‘We are not going to tolerate students fighting’ – Hon Walwyn

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI – Following the brawl of three female students of the Elmore Stoutt High School (ESHS) yesterday, Monday March 19, 2018 at RiteWay in Pasea Estate, Honourable Myron V. Walwyn (AL), Minister for Education and Culture, urged parents to speak to their children about conducting themselves accordingly after school.

March 11th, 2018
'We make more noise for silly things than when somebody loses their life' - Hon Walwyn

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- "We make more noise about things that are far more silly for a longer length of time than when somebody loses their life in this country. It's like the melee just goes on for 2 days and then we move on to the next thing."

February 27th, 2018
Hon Myron V. Walwyn buckles! Downsizes VG Easter Festival

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- Controversial Minister for Education and Culture, Myron V. Walwyn (AL), is stubbornly going ahead with the Virgin Gorda Easter Festival for 2018, although according to him, “festivities will take a different format than attendees have grown accustomed to over the years.”

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.



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