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October 30th, 2019
Peebles Hospital signage change likely to cost over $100K

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI - The signage to reflect the renaming of the Peebles Hospital to the Dr D. Orlando Smith Hospital is estimated to cost upwards of $100, 000, according to officials from the British Virgin Islands Health Services Authority (BVIHSA).

October 24th, 2019
Peebles Hospital accused of slothful hiring process

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI - The nation's premier public hospital facility, the Peebles Hospital has been accused of having a slothful hiring process by an alleged prospect employee, Jessica Penn, who took to social media to lambast the institution for never calling her back after indicating that she was hired.

October 15th, 2019
Burnt 3-year-old airlifted to T&T; Being fed through syringe

PORT OF SPAIN, Trinidad & Tobago - 3-year-old Micheal A. Charles, who suffered second-degree burns in a kitchen accident at his family's Virgin Gorda home on Sunday, October 6, 2019, has finally been airlifted to Trinidad and Tobago for further treatment.

October 10th, 2019
UPDATE: GoFundMe launched for severely burnt 3-year-old

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI – Less than 24 hours after Virgin Islands News Online (VINO) reported on the plight of the Charles family, a GoFundMe account has been created in aid of 3-year-old Micheal A. Charles, who suffered second-degree burns in a kitchen accident at the family's Virgin Gorda home on Sunday, October 6, 2019, and must be air-lifted to Trinidad and Tobago for treatment.

July 19th, 2019
Scooter rider taken to hospital after collision on De Castro Street

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- A rider of a motor scooter was taken to Peebles Hospital by ambulance following a collision on De Castro Street, Road Town, Tortola this afternoon, July 19, 2019.

June 16th, 2019
Man injured by boat propeller after falling overboard @ Peter Island

PETER ISLAND, VI- A man reportedly suffered severe cuts to his legs after falling off a party boat at Peter Island sometime after 5:00pm today, June 16, 2019.

May 28th, 2019
'Gov’t has zero tolerance on crime'– Premier on latest murder

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI – With Vincentian Rohan Williams, 37, charged and remanded for the murder of local woman Lenia Lettsome-Green, Premier and Minister of Finance, Hon Andrew A. Fahie (R1) took a moment to extend deepest sympathies to the family and friends of the slain woman.

May 26th, 2019
UPDATE: Woman succumbs to gunshot wounds @ Peebles Hospital

GEORGE'S NORTHSIDE, Tortola, VI - A woman who was discovered riddled with bullet wounds about her body, tonight, May 26, 2019, on a road at George's Northside in Tortola, has died despite doctors battling to save her life.

May 20th, 2019
Woman mauled by Pitbull in Sea Cows Bay

SEA COWS BAY, Tortola, VI- A woman is hospitalised with severe injuries after being attacked by a Pitbull in Sea Cows Bay, on the main island of Tortola, on Friday May 17, 2019.

May 18th, 2019
Motorcyclist seriously injured in accident near Peebles Hospital

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI - A motorcyclist was taken to Peebles Hospital with serious injuries following an accident on Waterfront Drive in Road Town, Tortola, late last night, May 17, 2019.

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