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November 18th, 2017
Small businesses can incorporate for less under new law

WICKHAM’S CAY II, Tortola, VI - During the Eleventh Sitting of the Second Session of the Third House of Assembly of the Virgin Islands on November 16, 2017 at the Ritter House, members of the House welcomed the Micro Business Companies Act 2017.

November 17th, 2017
Bill passed for relocated offshore companies to operate overseas under VI law

WICKHAM'S CAY II, Tortola, VI - The bill entitled Continuity of Business Act 2017 was passed on November 16, 2017 during the continuation of the Eleventh Sitting of the Second Session of the Third House of Assembly of the Virgin Islands (VI) at Ritter House in Wickham's Cay II, Tortola.

November 11th, 2017
Parents & students welcome digital textbook

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI - Students in Grades 7 and 8 in public schools throughout the territory will benefit from the use of digital textbooks in the classroom beginning this month.

July 30th, 2017
'Thank God for Rotary' - Hon Myron V. Walwyn

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI - "I want to thank you again for taking pressure off the politicians because we often have to fill the gap to help our citizens who are less fortunate, thank God for Rotary," Minister for Education and Culture Honourable Myron V. Walwyn (AL) said to the large gathering of children and adults at the Annual Kiddies Fiesta.

June 8th, 2016
'Things tight' but 10 Emerging Fellows granted scholarships overseas

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI - The Ministry of Education and Culture yesterday, June 7, 2016 announced the winners of the 2016 Emerging Fellows Awards with a number of outstanding young people from the territory being awarded full scholarships to impressive summer programmes in universities and institutions overseas.

June 8th, 2016
Hon Walwyn fails! Not ready with space for extra High School year

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI - Demonstrating clearly that Government is not ready for a decision that many felt was forced on parents, it has been disclosed to this news site that from the new academic year, students who are to take the extra year in high school after completion of Fifth Form will be housed in the H. Lavity Stoutt Community College (HLSCC) at Paraquita Bay for now.

March 31st, 2016
Talk show hosts slam Hon Walwyn for reckless HoA speeches

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI - Three prominent Virgin Islands talk show hosts have roundly condemned Minister for Education and Culture Honourable Myron V. Walwyn for reckless statements he has been making in the House of Assembly. 

March 29th, 2016
'Walwyn does not want me talk because he got a lot to hide'- Hugh E. Darley

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI - Former developer of the Cruise Port Development Project Hugh E. Darley has reacted to the statements in the House of Assembly against him by Minister for Education and Culture Honourable Myron V. Walwyn, saying that if anyone knows of the contribution that he made in the early days of the controversial project it would be Honourable Walwyn.

March 5th, 2016
Reject bullies! Students of A.M.P.S. told

BAUGHERS BAY, Tortola, VI – Students of the Alexandrina Maduro Primary School yesterday March 4, 2016 heard the importance of denouncing bullies at an anti-bullying march and rally.

March 1st, 2016
Franka A. Pickering a 'deserving' VG Easter Festival honouree 

VALLEY, Virgin Gorda, VI – This year the Virgin Gorda Festival Sub Committee, and by extension the Virgin Islands Festival and Fairs Committee, has decided to honour Virgin Gorda resident Franka Pickering for her hard work and dedication over the years supporting the activity.

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