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September 17th, 2014
‘Govt. must get serious & fine people for littering!’ – caller

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI – “I find that Tortola people don’t have pride in their country,” said a caller into the Speak Out BVI radio talk show hosted by Doug Wheatley on ZBVI 780 AM last evening September 16, 2014.

September 8th, 2014
'Take 10,000 steps daily' - PAC urges

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI – Health, wellness and fitness outfits of the Virgin Islands have up the ante to encourage persons to engage in better health seeking behaviours, and this need resulted in the initiative of the 10,000 steps per day challenge.

September 2nd, 2014
Victor J. Mooney survived sharks & starvation for HIV/AIDS cause

NANNY CAY, Tortola, VI - Imagine that you are in a boat rowing for 130 days across the Atlantic, encountering sharks, running out of food, battling the elements and losing 80 lbs in the process.

August 23rd, 2014
NHI won’t cover ‘Bush Medicines’ – Hon Ronnie W. Skelton

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI – Minister for Health and Social Development Honourable Ronnie W. Skelton said there is currently no coverage under the National Health Insurance (NHI) for ‘bush medicines’ even though he acknowledges their use among the people of the Virgin Islands, admitting that he himself uses them.

August 21st, 2014
Rotary Tortola donates $50k to new Peebles Hospital

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI – When members of the Rotary Club of Tortola handed over a $50k pledge cheque to the Minister for Health and Social Development Honourable Ronnie W. Skelton Acting District Governor of Rotary Ms Delma Maduro said that it was the largest donation to be made by a single Rotary Club in the history of the Virgin Islands.

August 19th, 2014
Clinic transportation for 1st District Seniors to end August 31 – Hon Skelton

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI – Minister for Health and Social Development Honourable Ronnie W. Skelton said that the service that provides transportation for senior citizens attending the Capoon’s Bay Clinic in the First District will be discontinued at the end of August 2014.

August 19th, 2014
Environmental Health Div. worker suffers fall on slippery road

POCKWOOD POND, Tortola, VI – A worker from the Environmental Health Division slipped and fell on a slippery sloping road in Pockwood Pond yesterday August 18, 2014 while in the line of duty and had to be taken away by ambulance.

July 25th, 2014
Nevin Brathwaite seriously hurt after motorcycle accident

HODGES CREEK, Tortola, VI - Close relatives of Mr Nevin Brathwaite of Hodges Creek have confirmed that he is currently receiving urgent medical attention overseas following his involvement in an accident yesterday afternoon July 24, 2014.

July 14th, 2014
UPDATE: Two hospitalized from Pockwood Pond accident

‎‎POCKWOOD POND, Tortola, VI - Yesterday afternoon's July 13, 2014 accident involving a family of eight has left two hospitalized and the mother of one of the persons hurt Ms Kishmet B. Daniels desperately crying for help.

July 11th, 2014
This Week We Feature Young Professional Doneisha D. Maduro-Findlay

By Nikolai J. Earle

Meet the bright, ambitious, creative and determined Doneisha D. Maduro-Findlay, our Young Professional for this week.



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