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December 9th, 2018
VI Native on transition team of Connecticut Governor-elect

CONNECTICUT, USA - As Governor-elect of Connecticut, Ned M. Lamont, prepares to take office, he and Lt. Governor-elect Susan Bysiewicz have appointed two Yale psychiatry professors—one a Virgin Islander—to two transition committees according to a November 28, 2018, press release from the Yale School of Medicine.

December 1st, 2018
“Know Your Status” as World Aids Day marks 30th anniversary

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI - Chief Nursing Officer, Mrs Jacinth Hannibal is urging residents to ‘Know their status’ as the Territory joins the rest of the world in observing the 30th anniversary of the first World AIDS Day on December 1, 2018.

November 26th, 2018
VI reps for C’bean @ Family Medicine Confab in South Korea

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI – Two Virgin Islanders—more specifically Virgin Gordians—recently represented the Caribbean, at the ‘World Family Medicine Conference’ held in Seoul, South Korea, last month from October 17 to 21, 2018.

November 22nd, 2018
E-Coli outbreak prompts immediate recall of Romaine Lettuce, bagged salads-RTW

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI - RTW Group of Companies—including Roadtown Wholesale Trading Ltd, RiteWay Food Markets, Fine Foods, and Cash and Carry—is cautioning residents of the Territory that there has been an immediate recall of Romaine Lettuce and bagged salads which contain Romaine Lettuce.

November 21st, 2018
Cappoon's Bay Clinic renamed in Honour of Nurse Theresa S. Blyden

CAPPOON’S BAY, Tortola, VI - Cappoon's Bay Clinic has officially been renamed in honour of Late, Ms Theresa S. Blyden, in a simple ceremony held at the health institution yesterday, November 20, 2018.

November 18th, 2018
Citizens urged to play role in Diabetes prevention

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI – In commemoration of World Diabetes Day on November 14, 2018, individuals and families in the Virgin Islands (VI) were reminded of the important role they play in diabetes prevention.

November 10th, 2018
Mobile Clinic arrives for BVIHSA

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI -The United Kingdom (UK) has donated a Mobile Clinic Van to the Territory and it will be for the use of the BVI Health Services Authority (BVIHSA), in their efforts to expand Medical Services.

November 5th, 2018
Cure for cancer may be in Marijuana – Deputy Premier Pickering

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI: Which will it be? The medicinal proprieties in cannabis or the western style type of medicine? Those were two opinions shared with cancer survivors, on Saturday, November 3, 2018, at the Dinner Gala for the 20th Anniversary of the British Virgin Islands Cancer Society.

November 5th, 2018
11 honoured at BVI Cancer Society Gala Event

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI: On the occasion of the 20th anniversary of the BVI Cancer Society, 11 founding members were honoured while local politicians and other leaders underscored the importance of the non-governmental organisation.

October 30th, 2018
Fact or not? Irma blamed for delays in Iris O’Neal Medical Centre

VALLEY, Virgin Gorda, VI – When Minister for Health and Social Development Honourable Ronnie W. Skelton (AL) said the delay in the construction of the new Iris O’Neal Medical Centre at Virgin Gorda could be attributed to the 2017 hurricanes, was he telling the truth?

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