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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.

July 20th, 2016
9 new cases of Zika bring USVI’s total to 56

VI CONSORTIUM

CHARLOTTE AMALIE, St Thomas, USVI— The Zika virus, which is continuing to grow as a devastating disease in the Caribbean and Latin America, jumped by 9 new cases in the US Virgin Islands (USVI) this week, according to the Department of Health, bringing the total number of cases to 56.

July 15th, 2016
Guyana Seeks US Help As Chickens Drop Dead

Caribbean360

GEORGETOWN, Guyana, Tuesday July 12, 2016 – Guyana has sought the help of a university in the United States to figure out why farmers on the East Bank of Berbice are being hit by sudden poultry deaths.

July 14th, 2016
Stewart could have lived with immediate care – Family insists

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI – Family members of the late Valda Stewart said they were advised by medical experts that the woman’s life could have been saved had she received prompt care by the physicians at Peebles Hospital.

July 12th, 2016
8-year-old dies from brain disorder

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- An eight year old boy, whose mother was desperately trying to raise funds to take him for treatment overseas, died this morning, July 12, 2016.

July 11th, 2016
Demise of 5 police or 500 blacks is all about us’ – Part 3

By Alred C. Frett

NB: - The Police Force was never created to protect us:

Sit down and fasten your seatbelts for this is a bumpy ride ahead from beginning to end and while you may wish to disagree with the things I say, you know every word is true and deep inside you have known it even before I said it… The World seems governed by Corrupted Lords and Masters intent on using Evil and Injustice to pressure us into going along in order for them to get along.

July 7th, 2016
Mosquito-eating bats enlisted in the battle against Zika

Caribbean360

NEW YORK, United States– While scientists scramble to come up with an effective vaccine against the Zika virus, one Long Island town has adopted a less conventional approach to fighting the disease: bats.

July 7th, 2016
VI’s healthcare system to come under microscope of PAHO, WHO

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- Chief Nursing Officer and Family Health Coordinator, Ms Jascinth Hannibal says she is optimistic that the Virgin Islands will be “validated” to have been successful at eradicating the dreaded Human Immunodeficiency Virus (HIV) transmission from mother to child at birth.

June 29th, 2016
About 600 USVI residents know they have HIV; 600 don’t- CDC

VI CONSORTIUM

FREDERIKSTED, St Croix, USVI — About 600 residents in the US Virgin Islands (USVI) are aware of their HIV positive status, with only a quarter of that number currently receiving care. Another 600 are infected but are unaware, according to Centers for Disease Control (CDC) and Prevention statistics, relayed to media by Shamari Haynes, a CDC outreach specialist working at Frederiksted Health Care, Inc.

June 28th, 2016
Large amounts of garbage removed from mangroves behind Festival Grounds

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI - The mangroves behind the Festival Grounds have been the subject of wanton abuse, especially when there are activities at the said venue.



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