ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- Word just reaching our newsroom from our senior sources within the National Democratic Party (NDP) is that the three month agreement between the former Director of Public Prosecutions (DPP) Wayne L. Rajbansie and the Ministry of Health and Social Development (MH&SD), via the Permanent Secretary Mrs Petrona N. Davies, has been placed on hold.
CHARLOTTE AMALIE, St Thomas, USVI — A possible outbreak of the epidemic Keratoconjunctivitis (EKC) has been identified in the St Thomas district, the US Virgin Islands (U.S.V.I.) Department of Health (D.O.H.) made known late Friday October 14, 2016.
ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- The controversial appointment of fired Trinidad and Tobago Health professional Mrs Paula G. Chester-Cumberbatch as the BVI Health Services Authority (BVIHSA) new Chief Executive Officer (CEO) is proceeding.
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Which of you chose NHI & its Fee Structure Schedule?
For Decades Virgin Island’s claim to fame was as a Tax Haven whose Revenues came from helping other Nationalities evade or avoid Taxes but just last week Government’s Billboard featured a Black Man in Handcuffs for this same Practice… However, as Sheep and Judas Goats we accepted this without a whimper so they have now replaced it with one by NHI exposing our short Memory and Stupidity.
ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- With the addition of three exciting events to its social calendar, the British Virgin Islands’ HIV/AIDS Foundation is boosting efforts to sell tickets for its annual Mercedes Benz Car Raffle.
BAUGHERS BAY, Tortola, VI – Men were on Sunday October 2, 2016 challenged to get their prostates checked to ensure they are cancer free and were further told that money is available to get them necessary help if tested positive.
FREDERIKSTED, St Croix, USVI— Lieutenant Governor of the US Virgin Islands Mr Osbert E. Potter, during a press conference on St Croix, US Virgin Islands on Monday October 3, 2016, said he would travel to Bermuda next week to meet with health insurance companies based on the island; a British territory, in hopes of convincing them to offer packages to residents in the US Virgin Islands.
ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI – Looking at her body one breast less, President of the BVI Cancer Society Ms Gloria A. Fahie said “This is the reality of breast cancer. It isn't a pink ribbon, it isn't an ‘easy cancer’, it's just not,” Ms Fahie said as she drew courage from Mrs Shondia Mcfadden-Sabari and the many women in the Virgin Islands and worldwide who are survivors of breast cancer.
WASHINGTON, DC — The US Congress late Wednesday September 28, 2016 sent President Barack H. Obama a bill to keep the US government operating through December 9, 2016 providing in the measure some $1.1 billion in a long-delayed funding to battle the Zika virus, of which at least $126 million will be appropriated to US territories.
ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI – “Madam Speaker, our people cannot be taking second in their own country, it cannot be, they cannot be put second in their country, no,” said Opposition Member Honourable Andrew A. Fahie (R1) as he made it clear that he has a problem with the selection of a Trinidadian above a local to take up the position of Chief Executive Officer of the BVI Health Services Authority (BVIHSA).