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August 27th, 2016
Reactive NDP Gov’t begins fogging operations in CGB

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- Some three days after the Ministry of Health and Social Development confirmed persons had contracted Zika virus in the territory, the National Democratic Party (NDP) government has responded with fogging operations.

August 24th, 2016
5 cases of Zika virus confirmed in VI

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- On the heels of frequent reports, including on social media, that persons had contracted the Zika virus in the territory, the Ministry of Health and Social Development has confirmed five cases of the Zika virus in the Virgin Islands.

August 18th, 2016
Private medical facilities accused of exploiting NHI

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI – Almost all the private medical facilities in the territory have come under fire for allegedly jacking up their prices and putting undue pressure on patients since the National Health Insurance (NHI) was implemented.

August 14th, 2016
Non-local reportedly tipped for BVIHSA CEO post

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI – Our usual authentic sources in the National Democratic Party (NDP) Government have hinted that the person to succeed Ms Darlene A. Carty-Baptiste as Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of the BVI Health Services Authority (BVIHSA) is not a Virgin Islander.

August 5th, 2016
How many more Zika infected persons slipped into VI?– Resident asks

EAST END, Tortola, VI – Following the recent revelation that self-proclaimed dancehall king Beenie Man, born Moses Davis, was allowed in the Virgin Islands despite being infected with the Zika virus, many are now asking how many others may have entered the territory with the virus.

August 3rd, 2016
Peebles Hospital comes in for some much needed praise!

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- When her son took ill and needed to be taken to Peebles Hospital, it added to the fears of Jost Van Dyke resident Karen A. Ward, who had already heard of all the negative stories coming out of the territory’s lone hospital.

July 31st, 2016
Zika virus infected Beenie Man allegedly denied Canadian Visa

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- The many persons that flocked to Rita Francis Festiville in Road Town on July 29, 2016 could count themselves lucky to have seen the self-proclaimed King of the Dancehall, Beenie Man, live on stage.


July 26th, 2016
UPDATE: No confirmed cases of Zika in VI- Ronald E. Georges

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- Following our story published on Monday July 25, 2016 that there have been unconfirmed reports of persons with Zika virus in the Virgin Islands, the Ministry of Health and Social Development has responded by “reassuring” the community that there are no confirmed cases of Zika in the territory.

July 25th, 2016
‘We do not take complaints lightly’- BVIHSA

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- After a Facebook post was made on July 22, 2016 bashing Peebles Hospital for the alleged poor services being rendered there and with other persons sharing their own disturbing experiences at the lone hospital in the territory, the BVI Health Services Authority (BVIHSA) responded with a statement on its own Facebook page.

July 22nd, 2016
More disturbing stories of Peebles Hospital shared on Facebook

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- As if the recent alleged death by negligence at Peebles Hospital was not enough, more distasteful stories of experiences at the territory's multi-million dollar facility have emerged on social network.

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