EDUCATION MINISTRY TO UPDATE “POWERSCHOOL” SYSTEM TO MONITOR AND IMPROVE KEY AREAS

The Ministry of Education will be expanding its PowerSchool information system to capture additional information that will further enhance the territory’s education ecosystem through technology. The announcement came from the Minister of Education Honourable Sharie De Castro during a recent sitting of the House of Assembly. She updated the members of the House on the … Continued

IT’S UNFORTUNATE THAT RESIDENTS OF THE 1ST DISTRICT WILL GO UNREPRESENTED IN THE HOA UNTIL THE NEXT GENERAL ELECTION

It is unfortunate that residents in the First District have been made to go unrepresented in the House of Assembly for approximately 7 months, a period that will continue to extend until the next General Election is called in the BVI. This was the sentiment shared by former Speaker of the House of Assembly Ms. … Continued

“CINDY” SPEAKS ABOUT ELECTION UNCERTAINTY IN THE BVI

Social Commentator Cindy Rosan believes that as it currently stands the uncertainties surrounding whether or not the territory will host a General Election, as is constitutionally due, is a major factor affecting the number of candidacies and the general level of campaign activity currently being seen. Rosan told CARIBUPDATE that the current environment is uneasy, … Continued

GOVT TO MEET WITH VARIOUS SPORTING ASSOCIATIONS TO ASSESS WHAT SUPPORT IS NEEDED

The Minister for Sports Honourable Sharie De Castro has promised to meet with various sporting associations and federations across the territory following the recent success of the women’s volleyball team which placed second in the ECVA Eastern Caribbean Volleyball Championship. De Castro made the commitment in response to a question posed by the media on … Continued

DR. PICKERING SAYS THAT A BY-ELECTION IN THE 1ST DISTRICT WAS NEVER POSSIBLE – FAHIE CANNOT BE REMOVED UNLESS HE RESIGNS

Former Deputy Premier Dr. Kedrick Pickering has broken his silence on whether former Premier Andrew Fahie can be forcibly ousted as the First District Representative, stating that there was never going to be a by-election within District One as the member cannot be removed under the current circumstances. Dr. Pickering touched on the subject during … Continued