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19 certified in five areas by Disability Service Department

19 certified in five areas by Disability Service Department

The Disability Services Division in the Social Development Department handed out certificates to 19 participants in five subject areas today as World Disability Day is observed in the territory. The participants were certified in meal preparation, horticulture, water skills, ‘myself […]

by / on December 3, 2021 at 2:31 PM /
Why is McMaster still acting as RDA CEO nearly two years on?

Why is McMaster still acting as RDA CEO nearly two years on?

Fourth District Representative, Mark Vanterpool has questioned why the Recovery & Development Agency’s (RDA) Chief Executive Officer (CEO), Anthony McMaster, is still serving in an acting capacity after nearly two years in the job. Vanterpool suggested that this was in […]

by / on December 3, 2021 at 8:05 AM /
COVID-19 cases at ESHS does not signal an outbreak

COVID-19 cases at ESHS does not signal an outbreak

Though the entire student population of Elmore Stoutt High School (ESHS) must finish the remainder of the academic term online because of COVID-19, the Ministry of Education believes the cases are isolated incidents and not a signal that there might […]

by / on December 3, 2021 at 7:44 AM /
UK direct rule would be an inhumane act

UK direct rule would be an inhumane act

Suggesting that the BVI is subjected to this treatment, political commentator Pastor Claude Skelton Cline has expressed that modern-day colonisation is essentially an “inhumane” act. “This whole notion of direct rule, by its very nature … is against everything that […]

by / on December 3, 2021 at 7:30 AM /
No recent dialogue with marijuana investor

No recent dialogue with marijuana investor

Premier Andrew Fahie said there’s been no recent dialogue with an investor who previously indicated an interest in the BVI‘s medical marijuana industry. Premier Fahie was responding to questions about any progress made with the now-stalled Cannabis Licensing Act that […]

by / on December 3, 2021 at 7:25 AM /
‘No Derelicts Left Behind’ campaign in full swing

‘No Derelicts Left Behind’ campaign in full swing

With the festive season fast approaching, the Department of Waste Management continues its beautification project by ramping up its efforts to remove derelicts that line the streets of the territory under its campaign ‘No Derelicts Left Behind’. The Manager of […]

by / on December 3, 2021 at 6:20 AM /
Public officials pledge thousands to ESHS from personal businesses

Public officials pledge thousands to ESHS from personal businesses

‘Tis the season of giving and local public officials were in a generous mood today as they pledged monies to the Recovery and Development Agency (RDA) for the construction of new buildings at Elmore Stoutt High School (ESHS). Deputy Speaker […]

by / on December 2, 2021 at 2:03 PM /
Ground broken for construction of new ESHS buildings

Ground broken for construction of new ESHS buildings

The government officially broke ground today for the construction of new buildings at the Elmore Stoutt High School in Lower Estate. Construction works are being done to facilitate the return of senior students for the upcoming 2022/2023 academic year. Ground […]

by / on December 2, 2021 at 1:16 PM /
COVID virus reaches ESHS’s senior school! Classes return online

COVID virus reaches ESHS’s senior school! Classes return online

At least one positive case of COVID-19 has reportedly been found at the Elmore Stoutt High School’s (ESHS) senior campus at Pasea. The discovery means the school’s campus has now been closed and students and teachers have been asked to […]

by / on December 2, 2021 at 7:54 AM /
Booster shots for COVID-19 expected in BVI next week

Booster shots for COVID-19 expected in BVI next week

Persons wishing to further inoculate themselves against the COVID-19 virus and those who wish to take a first dose of the vaccine will be able to do so within the coming days. According to a recent notice posted by the […]

by / on December 2, 2021 at 7:30 AM /