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May 29th, 2023
DYAS VI Summer Camps returning for 2023 – Hon de Castro

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI – Minister for Education, Youth Affairs and Sports, Hon Sharie B. de Castro (AL) has today, May 29, 2023, announced the 2023 return of the Department of Youth Affairs and Sports (DYAS) VI Summer Camps for students on Tortola, Virgin Gorda, Anegada or Jost Van Dyke.

April 4th, 2023
Welcome to All Fools’ Month & election lotteries

Alred C. Frett

The Art of Electing Our Own Slave Traders:

Everyone likes to claim democracy, but Democracy is far more than just a word... This international philosophy requires active participation in Equality... Unfortunately, we have confused Democracy with Monarchies and Capitalism... There are many who still think that British Kings and Queens still hold Political Power and can make decisions in our favour – This is not true, their Parliament is in charge.

February 9th, 2023
Fmr Ag. Director of Youth Affairs & Sports Patrick O. Harrigan has died

SLANEY, Tortola, VI - Word reaching our news Centre is that former Acting Director of Youth Affairs and Sports, Patrick O. Harrigan died on Wednesday, February 8, 2023, at the age of 65.

April 9th, 2022
Upcoming ‘Think Tank BVI’ initiative to foster VI youth development – Hon Smith

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI – Deputy Speaker in the Virgin Islands (VI) House of Assembly (HoA), Hon Neville A. Smith (AL) while providing an update on a number of projects has indicated that his idea to create a local Think Tank in the VI has materialized into a new quasi-independent group called “Think Tank BVI” soon to be realised.

December 9th, 2021
‘We have to do a whole lot more to engage our youths’- Hon Wheatley

VALLEY, Virgin Gorda, VI – Minister for Natural Resources, Labour and Immigration, Hon Vincent O. Wheatley (R9) has called on Virgin Islanders to do more to engage local youths and create new plans on the way forward.

April 3rd, 2021
Noticeable ‘uptick of drug use’ in VI youths - Skelton-Cline

BAUGHERS BAY, Tortola, VI – ‘Honestly Speaking’ radio moderator, Mr Claude O. Skelton-Cline says in the Virgin Islands (VI) there is an uptick of drug use in local youths that has now become highly noticeable in the community.

April 8th, 2020
'Positively represent us out there'- Lettsome-Tye to youths on social media during lockdown

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- With the entire Virgin Islands under 24-hour lockdown, young people have turned to their electronic gadgets and social media for entertainment as they attempt to obey the government-imposed curfew until April 16, 2020.

February 6th, 2020
5 youths in their 20s arrested & charged for drug possession

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- Some five young mean, all in their 20s, found themselves in trouble with the law, after allegedly found to be in possession of a controlled drug recently.

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.

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