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June 29th, 2015
Alzheimer's still a ‘hidden’ disease in the VI- Edna S. Williams

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- Ever since starting her Alzheimer’s awareness campaign in the Virgin Islands over a year ago, persons have been taking encouraged to talk about the disease and learn more about it, however, member of the Rotary Club of Road Town, Edna S. Williams believes Alzheimer’s is still a “hidden” disease in the territory.

June 25th, 2015
Water supply returns to JVD after two weeks

GREAT HARBOUR, Jost Van Dyke, VI – After struggling with a water shortage for some two weeks, the lifesaving commodity has been restored on the sister island of Jost Van Dyke but residents insist it took the relevant authorities much too long to deal with the situation.

June 22nd, 2015
‘Jaleel too young for politics’ – Grandmother

PARAQUITA BAY, Tortola, VI – Yvonne James-Tonge, the grandmother of ten year old Jaleel F. Cameron, believes it is time to leave the negativity of a few persons during the recent elections campaign cycle in the past and concentrate on the future.

June 15th, 2015
Community leader warns against Zika virus

ROAD TOWN, Tortola VI – A well-known community leader is calling on the BVI Health Services Authority (BVIHSA) to do more as it relates to the awareness of the Zika virus- a virus similar to the one that causes Chikungunya.

June 8th, 2015
Bed stricken woman claims discrimination from Gov't

BAUGHERS BAY, Tortola, VI – A Baughers Bay family is appealing for help to fix their run-down apartment before it literally caves in on them as chunks of concrete constantly fall from the roof when it rains heavily or when the place gets extremely hot.

May 31st, 2015
Hundreds tested @ CIL health expo

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI – The Caribbean Insurers Limited (CIL) Health Expo held yesterday May 30, 2015 was a success by any measure as a large number of persons came to take advantage of the free testing in a range of different areas.

May 29th, 2015
UPDATE: ‘Mercedes Benz’ to be won in health raffle

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI – Caribbean Insurance Limited (CIL) Health Expo patrons will be given the opportunity to buy tickets to win a brand new Mercedes Benz C-Class that the BVI HIV/AIDS Foundation is raffling.

May 12th, 2015
Peebles Hospital receives donation

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI - On behalf of Ms. Audrey Draisin a kind donation of $300.00 was made to the new Peebles Hospital.

April 27th, 2015
Parsons congratulates Hon Skelton for ‘allowing’ RTO to speak

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI – Former Legislator and member of the National Democratic Party Mrs Eileene L. Parsons OBE said Minister for Health and Social Development Ronnie W. Skelton ought to be congratulated for “allowing” Leader of the Opposition and Representative for the Ninth District Honourable Ralph T. O’Neal OBE to speak at the opening ceremony of the Virgin Gorda health facility.

April 25th, 2015
RTW hit with 2nd recall in days

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI - The RTW group of companies, which includes Road Town Wholesale Trading Ltd, Rite Way Food Markets, Fine Foods, Harbour Market, and Cash & Carry, has announced yet another product recall, this time from Inventure Foods (Inventure) of their Fresh Frozen Vegetable products.

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