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November 12th, 2019
Legislators reflect on passing of Hon Ralph T. O’Neal OBE

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI - Following the tragic news of the passing of the Virgin Islands' first Premier and Member Emeritus of the House of Assembly (HoA), Honourable Ralph T. O’Neal, OBE yesterday, November 11, 2019, tributes have begun to flow from members of the HoA.

November 11th, 2019
Fire breaks out @ Pockwood Pond landfill

POCKWOOD POND, Tortola, VI- Residents in the West End area and its environs were again left to ponder ‘How long more?’ after a fire broke out at the landfill at Pockwood Pond on the main island of Tortola last evening, November 10, 2019.

October 30th, 2019
Hon Vanterpool to Hon Malone: ‘Put the long answers aside & help’

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- Opposition Member and Fourth District Representative, Honourable Mark H. Vanterpool is advocating for immediate help for persons who are yet to receive any form of housing assistance since the passage of the 2017 hurricanes.

October 23rd, 2019
Gov't working on more drug intervention programmes - Hon Malone

BAUGHERS BAY, Tortola, VI - Minister for Health and Social Development, Hon Carvin Malone (AL), in addressing claims of high drug use in the territory, says his ministry is looking to combat the social issue through a number of early intervention programmes that can come into effect before full drug addiction kicks in.

October 22nd, 2019
Homeless person takes up residence @ The Stickett

LONG LOOK, Tortola, VI- The Stickett in Long Look, on the main island of Tortola, has become more than just a meeting place and a fancy piece of architecture, as a homeless man has since taken up residence there.

October 12th, 2019
New Iris O’Neal Centre likely by end of 2019 - Hon Malone

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI - Minister for Health and Social Development, Honourable Carvin Malone (AL) says the wait for a new and improved medical facility on Virgin Gorda may come before the end of 2019, with an assurance that once opened, the new Nurse Iris O’Neal Medical Centre will be furnished at a level surpassing the current one.

October 1st, 2019
VI joins world health leaders to set priorities in the Americas

WASHINGTON DC, USA- Virgin Islands (VI) Health Minister Honourable Carvin Malone (AL) and Chief Medical Officer, Dr Irad Potter join hundreds of world health leaders to discuss priorities at the Pan American Health World Health Organization (PAHO) 57th Directing Council.

September 30th, 2019
Health Minister Hon Carvin Malone attends 37TH COHSOD Meeting

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- Minister for Health and Social Development, Honourable Carvin Malone (AL) led a delegation to the 37th Meeting of the Council of Human and Social Development (COHSOD) as a health ambassador of the Virgin Islands.

September 26th, 2019
Restoration begins on North Sound Community Centre

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- The Ministry of Health and Social Development is proceeding to renovate the North Sound Community Centre on Virgin Gorda.

September 11th, 2019
'It's a slippery slope'- Hon Penn on HoA exemptions for Hon Malone

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI – Opposition Leader Hon Marlon A. Penn (R8) has called “a slippery slope” the renewal of state contracts to companies connected to Minister for Health and Social Development, Honourable Carvin Malone (AL) while calling for more transparency in the House of Assembly (HoA) as it relates to members of the Executive receiving government contracts.

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