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December 20th, 2014
‘You’re being watched Bishop John I. Cline!’ – Hon Ralph T. O’Neal

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI – Seen as a short man in stature, Chairman of the BVI Health Services Authority (BVIHSA) Bishop John I. Cline is said to have a very big job to do as the new Peebles Hospital officially opens.

December 19th, 2014
‘Healthcare in the VI should be free!’ – Edmund G. Maduro

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI – Radio show host Edmund G. Maduro has denounced what he said were plans to raise fees at the Peebles Hospital and believes that like Cuba, provision of healthcare and medical services in the Virgin Islands should be absolutely free.

December 17th, 2014
‘Today is not for criticizing!’ - Hon Ralph T. O'Neal

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI – “Today is not for criticizing because we see the facility is finished but all the furniture and all the other few things are not yet in place and today we can give a reminder to all those who have not yet found it possible to assist in some way or the other,” said Leader of the Opposition Honourable Ralph T. O'Neal OBE (R9).

December 9th, 2014
Recognizing the Efforts of our People in Protests and Names

By Alred C. Frett

A Major Reason why we continue to give over 20-Book Scholarships per year:

Slave descendants have the highest level of Information Retention in the World and while that should be a Blessing we have allowed it to become a Curse… This all started when Masters learnt the best way to rule us was to fool us and their greatest method was to block us from learning to Read & Write so as to prevent us accessing independent information & knowledge.

December 4th, 2014
‘Large number of locals on contract @ BVIHSA’ - CEO

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI – Chief Executive Officer of the BVI Health Services Authority (BVIHSA) Darlene A. Carty-Baptiste said that a large percentage of persons employed by the Authority are on contract with a large number of them being locals and that this is mandated by the Board of Directors.

December 3rd, 2014
‘I have a gift to help mankind’ – Mr Jason Rubaine

WICKHAM’S CAY ll, Tortola, VI - “Before there was a National AIDS Programme back in 2004 I began working in the National Youth Summit and trying to bring awareness about HIV/AIDS and other sexually transmitted infections and diseases and I must say that the times spent has been rewarding,” Mr Jason Rubaine said.

December 2nd, 2014
'Break the silence, know your status' – HIV/AIDS volunteer

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI – “There are many persons in the BVI living with HIV and they do not even know it and persons need to come out and get tested,” said Chairman of the BVI HIV/AIDS Foundation Mr Cid Nava.

November 25th, 2014
HIMA/BVICA strengthening ties for cancer

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI - Being the long accredited cancer society in the Caribbean HIMA is re-sounding their commitment to help in whatever ways possible to assist persons in the fight against cancer. Their most recent beat has come through the local officer in the Virgin Islands (VI) Mr Damion C. Grange.

November 12th, 2014
Preventing our Leaders from Courting Health Care Disasters

By Alred C. Frett

Welcome to Another Example of US Thanksgiving:

Sometimes just surviving is tough especially when attacked by Politicians, Preachers & Courts simply for telling Truths. Nonetheless, I still try avoiding Conflicts whenever possible and, as explained, these attacks on me actually serve to put these very Systems on trial – I may be battered & bruised but most of you are finally seeing the underbelly of the snake.

November 9th, 2014
Peter Island Resort holds auction for cancer cause

PETER ISLAND, VI – Peter Island Resort and Spa yesterday November 8, 2014 held a live and silent auction in collaboration with the BVI Cancer Society in an effort to bring in cash towards the cause of fighting cancer.

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