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March 12th, 2021
Youth Parliament is preparation for 'leadership overall'- Premier Fahie

DUFF’S BOTTOM, Tortola, VI – Mirroring the Virgin Islands House of Assembly (HoA), the First Sitting of the First Session of the Virgin Islands Second Youth Parliament opened on March 11, 2021, at the Save the Seed Energy Centre in Duff’s Bottom, Tortola.

March 11th, 2021
VIPY to debate heated ‘self-determination’ topic today

DUFF'S BOTTOM, Tortola, VI – Youth Parliamentarians in the Virgin Islands Youth Parliament (VIYP) will debate the topic, “Should the Virgin Islands move to self-determination?” when the VIYP holds its first Sitting for 2021 this afternoon, Thursday, March 11, 2021, at the Save the Seed Energy Centre in Duff’s Bottom, Tortola.

February 25th, 2021
VI youths set for 1st sitting of relaunched VIYP

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI – The newly relaunched Virgin Islands Youth Parliament (VIYP) will have its First Sitting on Thursday, March 11, 2021, following months of preparatory works.

January 23rd, 2021
Dr Arliene T. Penn in! as Coordinator of new VIYP Secretariat

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI – Virgin Islands Director of Communications, Dr Arliene T. Penn has been appointed Coordinator of a new five-member Secretariat of the Virgin Islands Youth Parliament (VIYP), with a mission to provide support to its management committee of elected members.

November 10th, 2020
Virgin Islands Youth Parliament now has its full slate of members

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- The Virgin Islands Youth Parliament (VIYP) now has its full cohort of members following the administering of the Oath of Affirmation to three youth parliamentarians who were absent at the official launch in October.

October 24th, 2020
VIYP Premier Kevin S. Fahie hailed as young role model

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI – Newly sworn-in Virgin Islands Youth Parliament (VIYP) Shadow Premier, Mr Kevin S. Fahie has been hailed as a youth role model by Premier and Minister of Finance, Hon Andrew A. Fahie (R1) in a social media tribute today, Saturday, October 24, 2020.

March 23rd, 2016
ESHS wins debate against VI Youth Parliament on Citizenship by Investment

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI – The debating team of Elmore Stoutt High School (ESHS) prevailed over the Virgin Islands Youth Parliament today March 23, 2016 in the Ministry of Education and Culture debating competition.

December 18th, 2015
This Week We Feature Young Professional Sonniel O. Pickering

By Reuben J. A. Stoby

Ephesians Chapter 6, Verses 2-3, says “Honour your father and mother,” which is the first commandment with promise: “that it may be well with you and you may live long on the earth.” This obedience by our spiritually grounded Young Professional, Sonniel O. Pickering, is already reaping rewards for him. Added to that, his focus, ambition and achievement have certainly brought honour to his mother, a single parent.

October 22nd, 2015
Dept of Youth Affairs not quite meeting needs of youth- Brenda Lettsome-Tye

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI – Acting Director of Youth Affairs and Sport Mrs Brenda Lettsome-Tye has announced that in order to better meet the needs of youth ages 15-29, a number of steps have been taken to restructure the department and its programmes.

October 12th, 2015
Consumer Protection Bill likely – Premier Smith

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI – A Consumer Protection Bill is likely to be considered and eventually brought before the House of Assembly by the National Democratic Party administration (NDP) with a view to protecting the purchasing public as they use their hard-earned dollars in the shops and supermarkets.

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