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May 7th, 2016
Social Dev Dept will offer free housing in Domestic Violence cases

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI - With the increase in cases of domestic violence most often men abusing women both physically and verbally, the Social Development Department told the House of Assembly’s Standing Finance Committee that it provides housing for victims, including their children free, of cost.

February 10th, 2016
Hon Melvin 'Mitch' Turnbull shelves NHI comparative study

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI – Representative of the Second District Honourable Melvin 'Mitch' Turnbull has shelved a study he had announced he was undertaking to compare and contrast the benefits of the National Health Insurance (NHI) as against private insurance coverage.

February 7th, 2016
Promises fulfilled; D2 moving forward – Hon Melvin ‘Mitch’ Turnbull

CANE GARDEN BAY, Tortola, VI – Representative for the Second District Honourable Melvin ‘Mitch’ Turnbull believes his first six months in office saw many of the promises made during the political campaigns realised.

September 28th, 2015
‘NHI means coverage until you die’ – Hon Melvin ‘Mitch’ Turnbull

CANE GARDEN BAY, Tortola, VI - Representative for the Second District Honourable Melvin 'Mitch' Turnbull said he will soon disclose the results of a comparative study he has done on the National Health Insurance (NHI) to compare and contrast with the insurance packages offered by private insurance agencies.

September 25th, 2015
'Don't expect miracles!’ - Hon Turnbull tells constituents

CANE GARDEN BAY, Tortola, VI- Second District Representative Honourable Melvin 'Mitch' Turnbull gave it to residents straight when he told them not to expect miracles from him to solve all their problems at once as it will be a team effort from all parties. Hon Turnbull was speaking at the Cane Garden Bay Community Centre last evening, September 24, 2015.

September 24th, 2015
CGB meeting tonight to discuss 1st year priorities – Hon Turnbull

CANE GARDEN BAY, Tortola, VI – New Second District Representative Honourable Melvin ‘Mitch’ Turnbull will tonight September 24, 2015 hold his third community meeting since becoming District Representative, this time in Cane Garden Bay having held meetings in Meyers and Jost van Dyke earlier this week.

August 2nd, 2015
JVD water restored following numerous complaints

GREAT HARBOUR, Jost van Dyke, VI - A businessman of Great Harbour, Jost van Dyke has complained of not having water for days which not only affected his businesses but also others in the area.

July 6th, 2015
HoA approves Cruise Pier loan motion amid Opposition silence

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI - The House of Assembly today July 6, 2015 approved a motion for the loan of an additional $15 million for the completion of the landside phase of the controversial cruise pier development project.



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