NEW CARD MACHINE AT EAST END LIBRARY

The East End/ Long Look Community Library is in its final stage of automating its operations and has received a new card machine. Minister for Education, Culture, Youth Affairs, Fisheries and Agriculture, Dr. the Honourable Natalio D. Wheatley said the newly designed library card is a welcome change and that he was grateful to the … Continued

HEALTH MINISTRY LAUNCHES CAMPAIGN TO REDUCE ALCOHOL USE

Residents of the Virgin Islands are being challenged to “Go Sober for October” following the launch of a campaign to reduce the harmful use of alcohol Territory-wide. The First Annual Dry October campaign was launched by the Ministry of Health and Social Development and is aimed at sensitizing the people of the Virgin Islands to … Continued

HONOURABLE WHEATLEY TO SPEND WORLD FOOD DAY WITH FARMERS

Minister for Education, Culture, Youth Affairs, Fisheries and Agriculture, Dr the Honourable Natalio D. Wheatley has said that he will observe World Food Day on October 16, with farmers and fishers at the Sir Olva Georges Plaza in Road Town. Honourable Wheatley said, “Every week, farmers and fishers consistently set up at the plaza to … Continued

HLSCC TO OFFER AGRICULTURAL TRAINING TO BOOST FARMING COMMUNITY

Through the directive of the Agricultural Advisory Committee, will soon offer quality education and training within the agriculture industry this Fall. Chairman for the Agricultural Advisory Committee, Mr. William Georges has said that the committee has been working feverishly in the discharge of the mandate by the Government of the Virgin Islands. Mr. Georges said, … Continued

CANE GARDEN BAY SEWERAGE PLANT UNDER CONSTRUCTION

Work on the long awaited modern tertiary sewerage treatment project for the Cane Garden Bay community is said to be underway. Minister for Transportation, Works and Utilities, Honourable Kye M. Rymer said the construction phase of the project is expected to last nine (9) months, or until June 2022.  “I would like to thank the … Continued

ANNUAL EARTHQUAKE EXERCISE SET FOR OCTOBER 21

Virgin Islands residents are invited to join the annual BVI ShakeOut, a drill to practise the best way to stay safe during an earthquake.  The BVI ShakeOut is part of International ShakeOut Day, held annually on the third Thursday in October that attracts millions of participants globally. According to DDM Training Manager, Carishma Hicks, drills … Continued