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April 19th, 2012
UWI Scholarship $$$ to local students should decrease - Dr. Potter

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- In relation to ‘significant changes’ that are to be made in the educational system, Acting Permanent Secretary in the Ministry of Education and Culture, Dr. Marcia Potter recommended that the $25,000 scholarship given to students attending the University of the West Indies (UWI) should be reduced and a portion of that money should be kept by Government to pay the economic cost to the university.

April 17th, 2012
Traffic offenses reach 103 in two months!

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI – The issue of traffic matters causing backlog in the court system was brought to the forefront during the 2012 Standing Finance Committee SFC) deliberations with the disclosure that there were already some 103 traffic cases before the court at the time of the SFC deliberations in February 2012.

April 14th, 2012
Thumbs up for Medical School?

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI – Minister for Health and Social Development Hon. Ronnie Skelton believes that if a Medical School is properly established in the Virgin Islands (VI), more persons would be involved in the health care of the Territory and legislation can also be amended to accommodate it.

March 29th, 2012
No lifeguards at Cane Garden Bay & Virgin Gorda beaches

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI - Many residents of the Virgin Islands may not be aware that on some of the most popular beaches in the Virgin Islands such as Cane Garden Bay on Tortola and the world famous Baths on Virgin Gorda have no lifeguards.


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