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November 11th, 2013
BVI Cancer Society to lobby for free cancer treatment

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI – President (Ag.) of the BVI Cancer Society Ms Gloria Fahie has issued a call for persons to step forward as volunteers to aid the continued work of the BVI Cancer Society. She also said one of her main focuses is to advocate for free treatment for cancer patients to be readily available in the Virgin Islands.

May 9th, 2013
Bring on the NHI – Laurie A. Rymer

YACHT HARBOUR, Virgin Gorda, VI – The issue of the National Democratic Party (NDP) government's proposed National Health Insurance (NHI) did not fail to go unmentioned at the recent public meeting held in Virgin Gorda despite the topic for discussion was that of the proposed new $4.5M Nurse Iris O’Neal Clinic.

May 2nd, 2013
Senior fishermen honoured as part of Senior Citizens' Month

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI – The ceremony to mark the official launch of Senior Citizens’ Month in the Virgin Islands was held last evening May 1, 2013 at the Moorings Mariner Inn with a special treat for senior citizens and the honouring and recognition of elderly men who made their mark in the fishing industry during their time.

April 15th, 2013
Incinerator workers want more money & interaction with Minister

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI - "We are the ones doing the dirty work to keep this British Virgin Islands clean and everyday you can hear the minister going all over, having this and that conference, meetings and workshops with other workers but they are not coming to us down here, yes because this is the place that handling the nasty stuff, their shirt and tie too clean to come here," said a worker attached to the the Solid Waste Municipal Incinerator Plant.

April 9th, 2013
BVIHSA workers frustrated over years of no increments!

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI – "How much longer will we have to wait?" This is the question being posed by some employees within the Virgin Islands health sector as they claim they have been waiting for one year too many to be given increments.

April 9th, 2012
Legislators debate the meaning of a “petty contract”

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI - Many residents are confused that there is an Audit Department headed by the Auditor General Mrs. Sonia Webster as well as an Internal Audit Department separate from the main Auditor General’s Department reporting to the Ministry of Finance. The former Director of the Internal Audit Department is Wendell M. Gaskin, CFE now the Deputy Financial Secretary.

March 26th, 2012
Pockwood Pond “fumes” still concern USVI

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI – While the complaints have reduced, there are still a substantial amount of complaints being received from residents of the United States Virgin Islands regarding the external fumes that emanate from the Pockwood Pond incinerator site, which is located on the western side of Tortola.

March 26th, 2012
Preference: Waste to electricity, diesel or water?

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI – With the price for electricity and fuel on the constant rise, many may be opting to see their garbage turn into either of the two – diesel or electricity - with the hope that the process can trickle down savings to their pockets.

March 16th, 2012
NAGICO presents another vehicle to Adina Donovan Home!

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- NAGICO has again driven home their point of what a good corporate citizen is as it has donated a brand new vehicle to the Adina Donovan Home as part of its 30th anniversary celebrations.

March 9th, 2012
Are Litter Wardens really effective?

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI - A caller to NDP Radio on March 5, 2012 complained about persons still being in the habit of transporting their garbage outside or on top of their vehicles and leaving the garbage on the road if it falls off the vehicle before getting to a dumpster.

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