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June 23rd, 2016
Sharks in; Fowls out? With Feral Animal Control Plan

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- Passionate about saving the sharks in the Virgin Islands, Deputy Premier and Minister for Natural Resources and Labour, Dr The Hon Kedrick D. Pickering (R7) is not taking too kind to the large amount of wild fowls as well as cattle, dogs and cats in the territory, describing it as a “vexing problem facing the territory.”

June 22nd, 2016
Patient did not die while ‘waiting’ for health care - Bishop John I. Cline

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI – Chairman of the Board of Directors of the BVI Health Services Authority, Bishop John I. Cline has blasted as “inaccurate”, reports by two online news sites that a woman died at Peebles Hospital while waiting for medical attention.

June 15th, 2016
2 new Zika cases recorded in USVI today, bringing count to 26


CHARLOTTE AMALIE, St Thomas, USVI - There were two new cases of the Zika virus in the USVI according to the Department of Health and the weekly Zika report, bringing the total count territory-wide to 26. Of the new cases, one was recorded in St. Thomas and the other in St. Croix.

June 5th, 2016
Young VIslander Dr Michael A. Turnbull opens Wellness Centre

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- Dr Michael A. Turnbull yesterday June 5, 2016 opened the Wellness Centre Behavioural Health Clinic in the Sir Olva Georges Plaza in Road Town on the main island of Tortola.

June 1st, 2016
Quality Construction donates to home for the elderly

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI - The Adina Donovan Home for the Elderly is the recipient of a donation of $1500 by Quality Construction.

May 31st, 2016
This is all about you & you – For better or for worse

By Alred C. Frett

Finding yourself:

Over the years I have taught and told you many things but whether you are Black, White, Green or Purple nothing matters unless and until you know yourself… You may swear that you do but evidence shows that you remain consumed by the Self-hatred instilled in you from infancy and we still base our worth and our values on imitating others while ignoring ourselves.

May 22nd, 2016
Over 700 visit CIL's Health & Fitness Expo

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- More than 700 persons attended the second annual Caribbean Insurers Limited (CIL) Health and Fitness Expo held at the Multi Purpose Sports Complex yesterday May 21, 2016 surpassing the number achieved last year by a stretch.

May 18th, 2016
People failing to take charge of their health - Simone T. Monsanto

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI - Recognising the importance of a nation’s health to its economic and social well-being, Caribbean Insurers Ltd. (CIL) is again hosting its Health and Fitness Expo, where local and regional healthcare providers, alongside various fitness centres, are set to converge under one roof.

May 11th, 2016
Public servants told to learn to forgive for their own health

WICKHAM’S CAY I, Tortola, VI- “Like stress, holding a grudge can lead to serious illnesses,” Seventh-day Adventist preacher Mr Howard Simon told public servants at the Commemoration of World Day for Safety and Health at Work at Breezeway, Central Administration Complex on April 28, 2016.

May 9th, 2016
Increasing numbers being seen for stress related issues- Dr June Samuel

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- While it is a fact that no one is exempted from experiencing stress, it was noted at a recent presentation on ‘Workplace Stress’ held as part of World Day for Safety and Health at Work, that an increasing number of persons in the Virgin Islands have been seeking psychiatric help for stress related issues.

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