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April 4th, 2012
Premier: Hospital parking lot project “imminent”

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI – The hospital parking lot project, which was suspended last year, will resume shortly since Government has a clear understanding of what is going to be done, the Territory’s leader divulged on NDP Radio talk show on April 3, 2012.

April 3rd, 2012
Mentally ill persons roaming streets could be shameful for VI

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI - The presence of mentally ill people roaming the streets of Road Town is getting out of hand, and at least one resident is appealing to Government to tackle the situation before it becomes an embarrassment to the Territory.

March 7th, 2012
Is the VI health care system failing local health care personnel?

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI - A caller to NDP Radio on March 5, 2012 claimed that there are Virgin Islanders, who have gone away to the United States to train as nurses but although they want to come home after training they cannot because the system is telling them they need two years of practice before they could hire them.

February 23rd, 2012
Two weeks for final widening phase of Manse Road

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- The final widening phase of the Paul Wattley Road, or Manse Road as it is popularly known, commences today Wednesday February 23, 2012 and is expected to last for two weeks after which the road would be paved.

February 22nd, 2012
Increased break-ins & thefts blamed on recession not Cash for Gold!

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI - The reported increase in break-ins and thefts recently in the Territory is not necessarily being blamed on the Cash for Gold business that takes place certain days of the week but according to Premier Dr. D. Orlando Smith, the unwelcomed trend is not surprising and could be as a result of the global economic crisis, which has not spared the Virgin Islands.

November 23rd, 2011
Eileene L. Parsons makes rallying call for roadside clean-up

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- Former legislator Eileene L. Parsons has made a rallying call for persons, especially in the 5th and 6th Districts, to come out in numbers to clean up the roadsides now that the tourist season is on.

November 22nd, 2011
Not everyone who applies for a trade license will get - Acting Premier

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI - Acting Premier Dr. Kedrick Pickering has cautioned that although Government is expeditiously working to improve the process of handling trade license applications and issuance, not everyone who applies for one will necessarily be successful.

November 22nd, 2011
UPDATE: Island-wide clean-up campaign kicks off in Road Town

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- Only a matter of hours after it was announced that Government, through the Ministry of Health and Social Development, would be embarking on an island-wide cleanup campaign, work has begun in Road Town.


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