Honourable Natalio Wheatley Is The New Deputy Premier

Saturday, 8 August 2020 - 5:01pm

Minister for Education, Culture, Youth Affairs, Fisheries and Agriculture, Dr. the Honourable Natalio D. Wheatley is the new Deputy Premier of the Virgin Islands for the duration of the Government’s term in office.

Emancipation Celebrations To Be Observed Virtually And Physically

Wednesday, 29 July 2020 - 9:24am

Residents and visitors to the Territory will celebrate the 2020 Emancipation Festival celebration virtually and physically from July 31 to August 5.

Dr. Angel Smith Returns To The Public Service

Thursday, 23 July 2020 - 2:46pm

Former Chief Education Officer, Dr. Angel Smith has returned to the Ministry of Education, Culture, Youth Affairs, Fisheries and Agriculture and will lend his expertise in researching and documenting Virgin Islands’ history.

Statement By Honourable Natalio D. Wheatley On Emancipation Festival 2020

Thursday, 23 July 2020 - 10:24am

Mister Speaker, I am grateful for the opportunity to update the people of the Virgin Islands on the plans for a 2020 Emancipation Festival.  Many persons in the community have been questioning whether this would ever be a reality due to the complications caused by COVID-19.  I can reassure the fine people of this Territory that there will never be a time while I am sitting in this Ministerial seat that we will not celebrate our emancipation from slavery in some way, shape, or form.  Our ancestors worked too hard for too long and went through too much to be ignored.

Register Your Dog During July And Win A Prize

Tuesday, 21 July 2020 - 6:21pm

The Department of Agriculture and Fisheries is hosting a registration drive during the month of July which will automatically enter registrants in a raffle to be held at the end of the month.

Portion Of Station Avenue Temporarily Closed July 23

Tuesday, 21 July 2020 - 2:35pm

The public is notified that the portion of Station Avenue road in the area of the Road Town Police Station to the Red Cross Building will be temporarily closed on Thursday, July 23 from 2:30 p.m. to 6:00 p.m.  to facilitate the Althea Scatliffe Primary School’s virtual graduation ceremony.

5 Singers Advance To Gen Y Factor Finals

Thursday, 16 July 2020 - 4:12pm

Five contestants will continue to the Finals of the Gen Y Factor 2020 Competition - Glee Edition “Battle of the Schools”.

Revised: Education Ministry Receives 132 Chromebooks

Monday, 13 July 2020 - 5:03pm

The Ministry of Education, Culture, Youth Affairs, Fisheries and Agriculture has received another 132 Chromebooks through The Bitter End Yacht Club.

Dog Registration Drive And Raffle

Monday, 13 July 2020 - 4:54pm

The Department of Agriculture and Fisheries will be hosting a Dog Registration drive during the month of July, and will have a fruit tree raffle activity as part of the event.

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