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July 19th, 2019
Residents urged to be kind to persons with mental disorders

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- A strong plea was made yesterday July 18, 2019 for persons to be patient, kind and show support for individuals suffering from mental disorders in communities across the Virgin Islands (VI) as they journey towards recovery.

July 7th, 2019
‘Stigma attached to Labour Department removed’- Hon Kye M. Rymer

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- For years the government department that handles all levels of labour related matters was stigmatised, having been accused of being unfriendly, unfair to persons filing disputes, ducking work permits, tardiness in communicating with applicants, just to name a few.

September 1st, 2016
BVI Cancer Society emphasises Childhood Cancer

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI - Families, caregivers, charities and research groups across the many countries are observing September as Childhood Cancer Awareness Month and the BVI Cancer Society has intensified its call for awareness education among in-school children.

September 7th, 2013
Openness; reduced stigma called for in marijuana debate – Sowande

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI – As the debate on the use of marijuana continues to be waged around the globe, calls are being made locally for more openness in discussion and a reduction of the stigma that is attached to the issue.

June 28th, 2013
Consider a black governor for the VI – Resident

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI – One resident has concluded that the position of Governor in the Virgin Islands either has to be seen as having a stigma attached or possessing some element of racism.


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