ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI - Ms. Juliet Rogers aka ‘Yellow’ known to all for her frequency on the streets of Tortola requesting money for drinking a beverage has been hospitalised.
ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI – According to a recent CNN online article, the terrorist attacks in Paris showed the world just how vulnerable a free society can be. The attacks have also caused Europe and the United States to rethink their refugee programmes. The refugees fleeing armed conflict in places such as Iraq and Syria among others may now be eyeing the open doors of the Caribbean.
ROAD TOWN, Tortola VI – Premier and Minister of Finance Dr The Honourable D. Orlando Smith has broken weeks of silence on the National Health Insurance (NHI) petition, currently being considered by the Government to say the proposals are still being examined.
CAPOONS BAY, Tortola, VI - Dr Marjorie Yee-Sing of Toastmasters International Branch BVI spoke to First District youth on the importance of public speaking and urged them to use this tool to be able to learn of the success of others, which they could transfer into their own lives.
BRANDYWINE BAY, Tortola, VI – Government, through the Ministry of Natural Resources and Labour, continues to push a $300,000 beach development project at Brandywine Bay without the authorisation of the Town and Country Planning Department.
CAPOONS BAY, Tortola, VI – Some 20 First District youths commenced a month long session of training that will be conducted by Toastmasters International Branch BVI with a view to allowing them, through better public speaking and leadership, to be prepared for the future.
ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI – District Governor (DG) of Rotary International Felix N. Stubbs MBE, D.H.L. challenged Rotarians of the Virgin Islands to take a page out of the book of Jaleel F. Cameron, who instead of complain that the Government did not have an ECG machine in the Peebles Hospital went instead on a fundraising drive which in the end raised $27,000.
DUFF’S BOTTOM – Mentoring Anointed Leaders Everywhere (M.A.L.E.) pulled off yet another forum on October 30, 2015 entitled 'Calling All Fathers' to address the challenges of fatherhood in today’s society and attendance this time was far more encouraging than the first attempt over a month ago.