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July 23rd, 2012
Transportation & ambulance top sister islands health care needs

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI – The sister islands of Anegada and Jost Van Dyke have their share of concerns in the health care service that they receive, and while most residents say the service is satisfactory, there is room for improvement with the need for transportation from the island in the case of an emergency and having an ambulance-type service on island among their top needs.

July 19th, 2012
UPDATE – Fly baits put on JVD, dumpsite to be cleared

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI – Following an “emergency invitation” issued by a resident of Jost Van Dyke to the Minister for Health Hon. Ronnie Skelton to visit the island to address garbage pile up on the island and flies, fly baits have been placed on the island and a commitment to clear the dump site.

July 10th, 2012
New Police stations for Road Town & East End!

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI - Plans are currently being drawn up for new Road Town and East End Police stations, revealed the Territory’s acting Commissioner of Police, which would cost a few million dollars to construct.

July 5th, 2012
JVD & Anegada: We still want our own District & District Rep!

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI - In an article written by this news site nine months prior to the general elections of November 2011, residents of the sister island Jost Van Dyke were calling for their own District and to have their own District Representative. More than a year later, their concerns and views remain the same with residents of Anegada also calling for their own representation.

June 25th, 2012
US visitor pronounced dead today after diving incident

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI - An American male visitor was pronounced dead at Peebles Hospital this afternoon, June 25, 2012, after experiencing apparent difficulties while in the water near Sandy Pit.

June 23rd, 2012
St. Georges cops top students at Primary Five Examinations

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI – The top students of the Territory at this year’s Primary Five Examinations are from the St. Georges Primary School.

April 25th, 2012
Residents - Gov’t ignoring sister-islands, giving “all attention” to Tortola

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI - The Virgin Islands (VI) is known for its beaches, historical sites, architecture and its flourishing economy. The VI is dubbed to be one of the most prosperous islands in the Caribbean with the highest income generators in tourism and financial services.

March 9th, 2012
American tourist dies off JVD

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- 35 year-old female American tourist Elissa Bradley reportedly drowned this afternoon, Friday March 9, 2012 off the eastern side of Jost Van Dyke, confirmed head of the Virgin Islands Search and Rescue (VISAR) Phil Aspinall.

January 23rd, 2012
It’s not too late to do the right thing for JVD – businessman

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI - A prominent businessman on Jost Van Dyke says it is not too late for the Government to do the right thing for Jost Van Dyke and take care of the island’s basic necessities which are pivotal to residents and the island’s main source of income – tourism.


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