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October 29th, 2014
What if things changed for the better?

By Alred C. Frett

As the World struggles with man-made confusion too many still make excuses and ask Why? When they should be recognizing the consequences of their actions… Simply put: If we glorify Guns & dispense Bullets instead of Bread then People will be shot, and, if we offer examples of Wars & Violence as Solutions in order to sell Weapons then our Youth will become radicalized.

October 29th, 2014
Anthony ‘Papa Das’ Glasgow testifies of battling cancer

DUFF’S BOTTOM, Tortola, VI - It is usually said that getting men to come public to talk about health challenges they are experiencing is an uphill task. But today with the growing numbers and hardships of persons in the Virgin Islands that are coming down with cancers of various forms, men are breaking their silence.

October 26th, 2014
'I thought everybody walked like this' - Mrs Roshi Razzaq

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI – The Rotary Clubs of Road Town and Road Town Sunrise held a joint dinner and fund raiser on the occasion of World Polio Day on Friday evening October 24, 2014 and as part of the activities there was a touching account from a polio survivor.

October 24th, 2014
‘Erase Ebola like Polio is being tackled’ – Mr. Henry O. Creque

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI – Rotary clubs the world over are key in observing ‘Polio’ Day and rightfully so as Rotary has been championing the cause of fighting the dreaded disease to the point that they can take much credit for it being almost extinct from the face of the earth.

October 20th, 2014
BVICS’ 2nd Run/Walk for a Cure draws mammoth support again

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI – There was a mammoth turnout for the BVI Cancer Society’s (BVICS) second annual Run/Walk for a Cure held on Saturday October 18, 2014.

October 18th, 2014
UMi Paints Funky Friday Pink

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI – The fashion central of the Virgin Islands, UMi fashion, took it to the maximum when their usual Funky Friday turned into ‘A Pink Walk For Cancer’ yesterday October 17, 2014.

October 17th, 2014
Texas worker quarantined on cruise ship in Belize

CNN NEWS

A Texas hospital health worker who may have handled Thomas Eric Duncan's fluid samples has been quarantined on a cruise ship in Belize -- another reminder of the widespread fears of the deadly virus.

October 16th, 2014
UPDATE: Ailing Health Minister Skelton back in VI

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI - The Minister for Health and Social Development Honourable Ronnie W. Skelton has returned to Tortola yesterday evening October 15, 2014 after being released a few days ago from a hospital in Florida, USA.

October 16th, 2014
VI ports Ebola watch on – Govt responds to residents’ concerns

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI – Following public outcries which were brought to the fore by this news site calling on the Health Care sectors of the Government of the Virgin Islands (VI) to take proactive measures against the possibility of the dreaded Ebola disease slipping into the Territory, a response was made public yesterday October 15, 2014.

October 15th, 2014
CITCO donates to BVI Cancer Society

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI – Financial services firm CITCO today October 15, 2014 held an event called ‘Paint CITCO Pink’ to mark Cancer Awareness Month and as part of the event the company made a donation of an undisclosed amount to the BVI Cancer Society.

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