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November 14th, 2019
HoA delegation attends Youth Parliament in T&T

PORT of SPAIN, Trinidad & Tobago, WI- A three-man delegation from the Virgin Islands House of Assembly (HoA) recently returned to the territory after attending the 17th National Youth Parliament in Trinidad and Tobago (T&T).

June 5th, 2019
Youth Parliament now under HoA; No one Minister calling shots!

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI - Premier and Minister of Finance, Hon Andrew A. Fahie (R1) announced at the Fourth Sitting of the First Session of the Fourth House of Assembly (HoA) on June 3, 2019, that the Virgin Islands (VI) Youth Parliament (YP) will be reestablished soon.

April 15th, 2016
This Week We Feature Young Professional Lakiesha R. A. Claxton

By N. Johann Earle

As a dancer, dance instructor and singer in addition to being a Personal Assistant, our Young Professional for this week is the 20 year old Lakiesha R. A. Claxton who knows all about getting results despite tight timelines and little time for much else.

November 28th, 2015
VI Youth Parliament meets for the 2nd time

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI - The reestablished Youth Parliament of the Virgin Islands met for the second time on Wednesday November 25, 2015 in its Second Sitting of its First Session.

October 30th, 2015
This Week We Feature Young Professional Trevaughn ‘Tre’ Todman

By Cathy O. O. Richards

Here we have a young man of faith, a man with a passion for people and country, all evident in his love for serving and staying faithful to God, being actively involved in his community. Where it comes to country, he has stepped forward to show his ambition of getting to the level of the country’s leadership as he is the Deputy Premier and Minister of the Virgin Islands Youth parliament. This individual is Our Young Professional for the Week – Trevaughn ‘Tre’ Todman (R7YP).

October 5th, 2015
‘Careless speech can affect social cohesion & economy’- Hon Walwyn

PARAQUITA BAY, Tortola, VI - Minister for Education and Culture Honourable Myron V. Walwyn said part of the responsibility of young parliamentarians is to be prepared and ready to debate topical issues such as the National Health Insurance (NHI) but warned them that, for the sake of social cohesion and the preservation of the economy, they must do their research in order to be on point with their position.

August 6th, 2015
‘Invest in youth!’ – insists Hon Andrew A. Fahie to Gov't

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI – Senior member of the Virgin Islands Party (VIP) and Representative for the First District Honourable Andrew A. Fahie said investments by Government must be made in youth and they must be involved in the affairs of the territory so they can take the reins when that time comes.

July 30th, 2015
‘Lower voting age to 16'– Youth Parliamentarians

PARAQUITA BAY, Tortola, VI – Youth Parliamentarians from the Virgin Islands and from around the Caribbean today July 30, 2015 met to have a vibrant debate on the inclusion of the voice of youth in national policies with the consensus being that more must be done to ensure the voices of youth are duly considered.


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