Topic: Budget Estimates, Finance and Fiscal Policy, House of Assembly | Posted By: DSmith
Tuesday, 21 November 2023 - 6:03pm
Premier of the Virgin Islands, Honourable Dr. Natalio D. Wheatley, delivered the 2024 Budget Address in the Virgin Islands House of Assembly earlier today, with a fiscal package totaling $382.67 million.
Topic: Finance and Fiscal Policy, House of Assembly | Posted By: alsmith
Tuesday, 21 November 2023 - 4:10pm
Deputy Governor, Mr. David Archer and Mrs. Archer, Financial Secretary Mr. Jeremiah Frett, Ministerial Colleagues, Honourable Members of this Distinguished House of Assembly, Specially Invited Guests, members of the Virgin Islands community viewing online and listening on the radio, members of the Media; a pleasant good day to everyone.
Topic: CXC, Education, House of Assembly, Youth Affairs | Posted By: DSmith
Saturday, 4 November 2023 - 7:57am
Madam Speaker, fifty years ago, a bold decision was taken to develop the first Caribbean examination body and so the Caribbean Examinations Council (CXC) was born! Over those 50 years, this regional organisation now serving 16 countries has become one of the more successful regional organisations.
Topic: Education, Elmore Stoutt High School (ESHS), House of Assembly, Youth | Posted By: DSmith
Saturday, 4 November 2023 - 7:51am
Madam Speaker, ensuring the safety and security of our schools is paramount to fostering a conducive learning environment for our students. The Ministry of Education remains steadfast in its commitment to this imperative task, recognizing the fundamental role of effective leadership and positive behavioral support programs in addressing the challenges associated with maintaining discipline within our educational institutions.
Topic: Education, House of Assembly, Sports and Recreation, Youth | Posted By: DSmith
Saturday, 4 November 2023 - 7:41am
Madam Speaker, I am delighted to address this Honourable House today regarding the visit of our innovative and dedicated team to the prestigious FIRST Global Robotics Challenge, which was held in Singapore from October 7th – 10, 2023. Our team’s participation in this event holds great significance, as this was our territory’s first opportunity to participate in a global competition that advances the technology of Robotics.
Topic: Education, House of Assembly, Sports and Recreation, Youth Affairs | Posted By: DSmith
Saturday, 4 November 2023 - 7:33am
Madam Speaker, this year we commemorate the 80th anniversary of secondary education in the Virgin Islands, a milestone that reflects the dedication and vision of stalwart educators and the unwavering commitment of our community.