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July 12th, 2019
NHI struggling with VI health crisis – Hon Carvin Malone

BAUGHERS BAY, Tortola, VI – Noting that the government is now ‘compelled’ to do something about the Virgin Islands (VI) growing health concerns, Minister for Health and Social Development, Hon Carvin Malone (AL) has revealed that National Health Insurance (NHI) is struggling in the fight, and the solution now is more health and wellness education in the territory.

May 27th, 2019
VIP Government to review NHI – Hon Shereen D. Flax-Charles

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI – A government review of National Health Insurance (NHI) is on the way with the aim of improving its reach to benefit of all, amidst the many cries that have been made since its introduction by the former National Democratic Party (NDP) administration.

January 10th, 2018
Using BVI-NPI to rescue us from non-functional insurers

Alred C. Frett

Crawling or Stepping into the New Year:

A brand-new year but the old wounds linger - With no New Year Fireworks in the Road Harbour, our National Hero, Noel Lloyd, lying broken and prostrate in a desolate and powerless Park and so many signs that our People still need all the help they can get, it is a glimmer of positivity to be told that some of the Easements we said would aid in the recovery of our Territory have finally been granted.

June 27th, 2017
Work permit fee increases – A threat to local companies

Alred C. Frett

If not for Bad Luck the Oppressed would have no Luck:

With all the Madness, Badness and Sadness going on throughout the World one can start from any point and still not know just where to begin… Fabrications and Denials have become a daily way of life and Brand-new Societies are based on Old Racism, Segregation, Class Structure, Colonialism and the willingness of Slave Descendants to Ignore, Accept and Excuse themselves back into Slavery.

June 19th, 2017
NHI urges employers to pay employees' contributions

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI - The Virgin Islands National Health Insurance System (NHI) is urging all businesspersons with employees to pay NHI contributions.

April 11th, 2017
Medical providers can charge patients whatever they want- Barry

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- All medical service providers accepting the state-run National Health Insurance (NHI) Programme continues to rake in huge profits and it has been unearthed that there is no legislation in place to control what they charge patients.

February 2nd, 2017
What is Gov’t doing with NHI money? - Resident asks

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI - "What is Government doing with NHI money?" This a question a resident of the Virgin Islands (UK) said needs to be answered by the management of the National Health Insurance (NHI) scheme or the responsible Minister, Honourable Ronnie W. Skelton (AL).

January 1st, 2017
Addressing the miseries of 2016

Alred C. Frett

2016 was a Leap Year and that extra day may have brought some Joys to a Few but much Sadness to many… With less than one day to go, year 2016 has been terrible… Not just with International Wars and Conflicts and the selection of BREXIT and election of Trump but even here in our little corner of the Pond.

November 28th, 2016
A journey from Castro to Trump to you – number next?

Alred C. Frett

Do you really believe a Slave Master would risk his life to save a Slave?

Some who call themselves Leaders encourage us to accept what is clearly wrong; preaching the doctrine of going along to get along when in fact this is the same tactic used by Slave Masters to convince Slave Mothers to convince their Children – especially Sons – to become Good Slaves… This love for Propaganda cultivates Ignorance, promotes Self-hate and simply prolongs our misery.

November 17th, 2016
Caller disturbed by NHI threats

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- An announcement by the Social Security Board (SSB) on Wednesday November 16, 2016 informing that serious measures will be taken against employees whose employers fail to pay their mandatory deductions of the National Health Insurance (NHI) is not sitting well with some of the working class.

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