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June 7th, 2018
VI records abnormally high death rate last year

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI - Records confirm that the Virgin Islands (VI) last year experienced an abnormally high death rate across the Territory—157 for the year.

May 14th, 2018
We know who defends the rich but who will defend the poor?

Alred C. Frett

Lasting bad effects of Hurricane Irma:

Hurricane Irma is almost a year old and those lucky enough to survive still complain of things getting worse as landlords used the crisis to have tenants repair and rebuild their properties only to evict or overcharge them, especially when these victims have no means of defense – During the formation of the New Constitution, I argued for the inclusion of Public Defenders but that was omitted.

May 12th, 2018
'We need to meet people where they are'- Dr Virginia O. Rubaine

CARROT BAY, Tortola, VI- On May 10, 2018 the Western Branch of the BVI Diabetes Association held its first General Meeting of the year at the Seventh-day Adventist Youth Centre in Carrot Bay, under the theme Managing diabetes Psychologically and with Diet.

May 7th, 2018
Government is even celebrating Mosquito Awareness Week!

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- It seems like there is a new trend in the Territory where every issue is getting its own week or even a month. The Government of the Virgin Islands (VI) has announced that it is celebrating Mosquito Awareness Week.

April 24th, 2018
Heated debate over vaccination; Hon Skelton says do it!

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- Many spoke to our newsroom but declined to go on record; however, there are a growing number of parents in the Territory who have refused to have their children vaccinated.

April 20th, 2018
Deputy Commissioner of Police Alwin James hospitalised

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI - Word reaching our newsroom is that the Territory’s Deputy Police Commissioner, Alwin James has been hospitalised.

March 18th, 2018
Peebles Hospital performs its first Pacemaker Insertion Procedure

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- Peebles Hospital has made another giant leap in the delivery of world class health services with the successful completion of the first in-house pacemaker surgery. This procedure adds another key medical service to the offering list of the Territory’s lone public hospital

February 28th, 2018
A Black History Month message against using hurricanes to rob us

Alred C. Frett

It’s over 6-months since Hurricane Irma destroyed Satellite Dishes, toppled Radio Towers and severed our On-Air connections but thanks to VINO my views were kept alive via ‘Truth for the Youth’ Articles. These Hurricanes dropped us in a time zone of Natural and man-made disasters and along with the forces of evil and Impediments we encountered, I applaud your ability to survive in what is ‘our worst of times’.

February 7th, 2018
‘It’s a little difficult fixing the graveyards & all the roofs damaged’- Hon Skelton

CANE GARDEN BAY, Tortola, VI- The dead will have to wait a little while longer for their resting places to be fixed as Minister for Health and Social Development Honourable Ronnie W. Skelton (AL) is focused on getting the many damaged homes and apartment buildings repaired before the next hurricane season is upon us.

January 31st, 2018
Peebles Hospital 'feeling the heat' as AC Units malfunction

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI - The public and members of staff at Peebles Hospital have voiced some concerns about the heat in sections of the hospital.



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