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July 28th, 2018
NDP Co-Leader Hon Walwyn ‘trying to side-track with smoke & mirrors’- Skelton-Cline

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI - There has been push back from all quarters of the society, after government co-leader, Honourable Myron V. Walwyn (AL), the Minister for Education and Culture, proposed to change the House of Assembly’s (HoA) rules, to keep the public away from information on names of companies who receive contracts from tax-payers money.

July 26th, 2018
HLSCC insurers still to pay $10M claim

PARAQUITA BAY, Tortola, VI – The H. Lavity Stoutt Community College (HLSCC), as a statutory body, has submitted a total claim of $10,074,057.38 to its insurers, however no settlement has been arrived at as yet.

September 2nd, 2013
UPDATE: Possible elimination of exams not discussed by Cabinet – Premier

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI – The subject of whether local Primary Five or secondary school leaving exams will be discontinued has not been raised with Cabinet Members, according to Premier Dr The Hon. D Orlando Smith.

December 20th, 2012
Who the cap fits let them wear it- Hon. Fahie on “Minister threat”

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- First District Representative and former Minister for Education and Culture Hon. Andrew A. Fahie is mum on who is the Minister that allegedly verbally threatened him during the Standing Finance Committee meetings but is not back-peddling on his statement either.

October 20th, 2012
Sparks fly on 3D show as hosts discuss behaviour in HOA

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI - Sparks flew last evening October 19, 2012 on the 3D Show as co-host of the evening’s programme, Natalio Wheatley, decided to raise the issue of the behaviour of Members of the House of Assembly (HOA).

July 27th, 2012
War in HOA – Fahie tells Premier to Bell that Cat!

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI – Representative for the 1st District Hon. Andrew Fahie did not mince words last evening in the House of Assembly but lashed out heavily at a Government Minister for creating a culture of disrespect to elected officials like himself on the opposition side, and called on the Premier of the Territory to, “Bell that Cat”.

July 17th, 2012
Businesses to submit vacancies to Labour Dept!

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI – An employment unit within the Labour Department is currently operational and soon businesses will be asked to inform the department of their vacancies.

July 10th, 2012
Hon. Walwyn: I born here should not be an excuse!

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI – The notion that being a Virgin Islander will automatically ensure one gets a job should not be used as a reason or excuse, declared Minister for Education and Culture, Hon. Myron Walwyn at the 2012 Graduation ceremony of the Bregado Flax Educational Centre Secondary Division on July 5, 2012.

July 8th, 2012
Hon. Walwyn: Tourism & FS to be taught in September

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI – For the upcoming school term, tourism and financial services will be incorporated into the high schools’ curriculum, announced Minister for Education and Culture, Hon Myron Walwyn on July 5, 2012 at the Bregado Flax Educational Centre Secondary Division graduation.

July 4th, 2012
Hon. Walwyn assistance to JVD School appreciated

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI - The Minister for Education and Culture came in for high praise for assisting the students of the Jost Van Dyke primary and secondary schools during the rainy season.





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