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January 11th, 2019
Peebles Hospital to be renamed in honour of Premier Smith

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI - Most historians and residents of the Virgin Islands (VI) will remember Premier, Dr the Hon D. Orlando Smith’s (AL) political legacy as one of corruption allegations and the split of the National Democratic Party (NDP)—a party he co-founded—into two.

January 11th, 2019
Blatant neglect @ Anegada sinks Hubert R. O’Neal in Debate

VALLEY, Virgin Gorda, VI - As if the first two segments of the District 9 Candidates’ debate did not see the National Democratic Party’s (NDP) Honourable, Hubert R. O’Neal, cocooned in defeat enough, a last lap whipping, buried him further during the public question and answer segment.

December 23rd, 2018
FLR Enterprises to take over Hospital security

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI - After displacing some staff members and reassigning others, the BVI Health Services Authority (BVIHSA) have eliminated its security employees.

December 22nd, 2018
Del Monte corn recall no threat to VI – Chief Health Officer

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI – Chief Environmental Health Officer of the Virgin Islands (VI), Mr Lionel E. Michael through a Government Information Service (GIS) press release has indicated that thorough inspection and investigation reveals that the Del Monte Fiesta Corn recall poses no health risk to the VI.

December 14th, 2018
History of VI Nursing chronicled in new book

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI - The history of nursing in the Virgin Islands has been documented in a text by local author and practicing Nurse Mrs Norma Benjamin.

December 11th, 2018
Teachers and Health Professionals trained in Autism Management

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI - Teachers, social workers and Mental Health Professionals have received training in order to provide support to children who are affected by the Autism Spectrum disorder.

December 9th, 2018
VI Native on transition team of Connecticut Governor-elect

CONNECTICUT, USA - As Governor-elect of Connecticut, Ned M. Lamont, prepares to take office, he and Lt. Governor-elect Susan Bysiewicz have appointed two Yale psychiatry professors—one a Virgin Islander—to two transition committees according to a November 28, 2018, press release from the Yale School of Medicine.

December 1st, 2018
“Know Your Status” as World Aids Day marks 30th anniversary

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI - Chief Nursing Officer, Mrs Jacinth Hannibal is urging residents to ‘Know their status’ as the Territory joins the rest of the world in observing the 30th anniversary of the first World AIDS Day on December 1, 2018.

November 26th, 2018
VI reps for C’bean @ Family Medicine Confab in South Korea

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI – Two Virgin Islanders—more specifically Virgin Gordians—recently represented the Caribbean, at the ‘World Family Medicine Conference’ held in Seoul, South Korea, last month from October 17 to 21, 2018.

November 22nd, 2018
E-Coli outbreak prompts immediate recall of Romaine Lettuce, bagged salads-RTW

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI - RTW Group of Companies—including Roadtown Wholesale Trading Ltd, RiteWay Food Markets, Fine Foods, and Cash and Carry—is cautioning residents of the Territory that there has been an immediate recall of Romaine Lettuce and bagged salads which contain Romaine Lettuce.

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