Recovery Planning Update – Recovering from the Impact of the Unprecedented Trio

Monday, 13 November 2017 - 4:11pm

Madam Speaker, whatever our yardstick, the month of September 2017 will long live in the annals of our history. No person has been untouched by the passages of Hurricanes Irma and Maria.  We each remember them in our own way and have prepared and responded to the aftermath as best we could.  

Construction Courses At The H. Lavity Stoutt Community College

Monday, 13 November 2017 - 2:13pm

Madame Speaker, as a Territory we have just experienced the most devastating hurricane ever seen in our region. It has negatively impacted our lives but there are positive things that arise from this situation as well. In the words of Chicago Mayor Rahm Emmanuel, "you never want a serious crisis to go to waste". This crisis provides an opportunity for us to correct some things and we must seize the opportunities. 

Donations To The BVI Education System

Monday, 13 November 2017 - 2:04pm

Madam Speaker, thank you for the opportunity to make a brief statement to this Honourable House and the people of the Virgin Islands as I express our sincere gratitude to those persons who have assisted us or made pledges to assist our schools in one way or another.

Meeting For Alternative Education Students And Instructors

Monday, 13 November 2017 - 11:54am

Students enrolled in the Alternative Secondary Educational Programme and instructors are notified of the following meeting dates ......

Governor Jaspert Impressed With Community Spirit

Friday, 10 November 2017 - 2:16pm

His Excellency the Governor Augustus Jaspert has said that he is impressed with the continued spirit and hard work of the community following the passage of hurricanes Irma and Maria.

Fire Department Receives New Chainsaw Donation

Thursday, 9 November 2017 - 3:34pm

On November 8, the Virgin Islands Fire and Rescue Service accepted a donation of 10 chainsaws from "YouCaring"

Disaster Recovery And Development Plans Moving Forward

Wednesday, 8 November 2017 - 11:03am

The Disaster Recovery Coordination Committee (DRCC) of the Government of the Virgin Islands continues to move forward swiftly with finalising the long term development plan for the Territory. 

Bregado Flax Schooling Facility- An Act Of Kindness

Monday, 6 November 2017 - 5:19pm

Minister for Education and Culture, Honourable Myron V. Walwyn has labelled it ‘an act of kindness that goes beyond business but rather speaks to humanity’ following the donation of a semi-permanent 4,000 square feet schooling facility on Virgin Gorda.

Bregado Flax Education Centre Gets A New School

Monday, 6 November 2017 - 4:57pm

The staff and students of the Primary Division of the Bregado Flax Education Centre in Virgin Gorda had a special start of their academic year today with the donation of a 4000 square feet semi-permanent structure that will be used as their temporary school.

Project Uplift Group Support Sessions Applauded

Monday, 6 November 2017 - 4:49pm

Officers from the Virgin Islands Fire and Rescue Services have recommended the Project Uplift group support sessions offered exclusively for public officers. 

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