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January 19th, 2015
It stinks in Carrot Bay!

CARROT BAY, Tortola, VI – Residents of the Carrot Bay community have been raising concerns about the collection of garbage, especially certain areas in the community, with claims of bins not being emptied for as long as two days.

January 19th, 2015
“Where are the jobs the Minister promised us?” – Local residents ask

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI – At the opening ceremony for the new Peebles Hospital, Minister for Health and Social Development Hon Ronnie W. Skelton had promised that a large number of jobs would be created for especially the young people but several residents have complained that locals are not getting any of the jobs.

January 15th, 2015
Is land an option for the BVIHSA to settle medical bills?

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI - At a press conference earlier today January 15, 2015 the question was put to Chairman of the BVI Health Services Authority (BVIHSA) Bishop John I. Cline by this news site's reporter as to whether or not there has been any activity to retrieve monies that are owed to the BVIHSA and his response was a resounding "Yes, Yes."

January 9th, 2015
Hon Ralph T. O’Neal OBE praised for hospital completion!

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- While it appears that some in the ruling National Democratic Party (NDP) Administration would have us believe that the Virgin Islands was created after the 2011 general elections, senior member of the Virgin Islands Party (VIP) Hon. Andrew A. Fahie (R1) provided the people of the territory with a history lesson.

January 8th, 2015
Ebola drug trial starts in Liberia

BBC NEWS

A trial of a potential drug to treat Ebola has started at a Medecins Sans Frontieres centre in Liberia.

January 6th, 2015
Ebola: New vaccine trial begins

BBC NEWS

Scientists at Oxford University have begun immunising healthy volunteers with a new Ebola vaccine.

January 5th, 2015
No increment, small incentives being pulled – Peebles Hospital staff

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI – Staff of the new and old Peebles Hospital have been pulling the blanket from over their faces to uncover their discomfort and unhappiness with what they described as ‘heartless management’ at the health care facility.

January 2nd, 2015
Ebola outbreak will end in 2015 - UN's Anthony Banbury

BBC NEWS

The deadly Ebola outbreak will be ended in 2015, the outgoing head of the UN team fighting the disease has said.

January 1st, 2015
New Peebles Hospital welcomes 1st baby for 2015

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI - The Women and Children Services Unit is happy to announce that the first baby for 2015 was born this morning at 9:17am weighting 6 pounds 8 ounces.

December 30th, 2014
‘Money talks’ – BVIHSA Chairman Bishop John I. Cline

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI – “One of the biggest challenges is having the money necessary to deliver the services that we want to and that we aspire to deliver to the people of the BVI,” said Chairman of the BVI Health Services Authority (BVIHSA) Bishop John I. Cline.

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