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February 7th, 2018
‘It’s a little difficult fixing the graveyards & all the roofs damaged’- Hon Skelton

CANE GARDEN BAY, Tortola, VI- The dead will have to wait a little while longer for their resting places to be fixed as Minister for Health and Social Development Honourable Ronnie W. Skelton (AL) is focused on getting the many damaged homes and apartment buildings repaired before the next hurricane season is upon us.

January 31st, 2018
Peebles Hospital 'feeling the heat' as AC Units malfunction

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI - The public and members of staff at Peebles Hospital have voiced some concerns about the heat in sections of the hospital.

January 20th, 2018
4 months later USA, Canada & UK still discouraging travel to VI

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- While the government of the day and the BVI Tourist Board (BVITB) work on restoring international confidence in the Virgin Islands (VI) after the devastation of hurricanes Irma and Maria in September of 2017, their job is being made more difficult.

January 18th, 2018
New tests have cleared CGB beach to be reopened- Hon Turnbull

CANE GARDEN BAY, Tortola, VI- Many persons have been calling this news site to find out when the popular Cane Garden Bay beach on Tortola will be reopened to the public.

January 11th, 2018
Peebles Hospital 'cruel', refused patients from private hospital- Nurse

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- A nurse from the private health facility, Bougainvillea Clinic Limited, has slammed Peebles Hospital for allegedly refusing to accept patients from the private clinic post Hurricane Irma and that he was treated with disregard as a health professional by Peebles Hospital staff.

January 10th, 2018
Repairs being made to Elderly Home damaged by Irma; Thanks to PAHO

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- Repairs and upgrade works started last week on the Adina Donovan Home for the Elderly in Road Town, on the main island of Tortola.

January 10th, 2018
Using BVI-NPI to rescue us from non-functional insurers

Alred C. Frett

Crawling or Stepping into the New Year:

A brand-new year but the old wounds linger - With no New Year Fireworks in the Road Harbour, our National Hero, Noel Lloyd, lying broken and prostrate in a desolate and powerless Park and so many signs that our People still need all the help they can get, it is a glimmer of positivity to be told that some of the Easements we said would aid in the recovery of our Territory have finally been granted.

January 4th, 2018
Jose V. Downing the lone New Year’s baby delivered @ Peebles Hospital

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- There are always many reasons to be thankful on New Year’s Day; however, that day was made particularly special and joyous for the Downing family of Chalwell Estate.

January 2nd, 2018
UPDATE: Attorney Rosan-Bunbury; a mother, wife, magistrate & pioneer

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- The late Mrs Charmaine R. Rosan-Bunbury, who died on December 31, 2017 at a United Kingdom hospital, was born in the Virgin Islands on May 7, 1971 making her 46 years of age at the time of her passing.

December 21st, 2017
'Don’t always wait for ambulance' – Hon Ronnie W. Skelton

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI - Minister for Health and Social Development Honourable Ronnie W. Skelton (AL) has welcomed the addition of two new ambulances to the BVI Health Services Authority (BVIHSA) but stressed that more importantly persons should place emphasis on getting the sick to access needed health care should no ambulance be available at any given time.



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