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May 10th, 2019
‘VI healthcare too costly & unsustainable’ - Cromwell Smith

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI – Talk show personality Cromwell Smith aka 'Edju En Ka', who hosts ‘Umoja’, Thursday nights on ZBVI 780 AM, says healthcare in the Virgin Islands (VI) has become too costly and as a result government spending in the sector has become unsustainable.

May 7th, 2019
Gov’t to expand efforts to attract young people to Nursing

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- The Government of the Virgin Islands is committed to drawing more young persons to the profession of nursing.

April 25th, 2019
Measles outbreak may cause concern in VI – Hon Carvin Malone

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI – With a report from the United States Centre for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) stating that from January 1 to March 28, 2019, 387 individual cases of measles were confirmed in 15 states, Minister for Health and Social Development, Hon Carvin Malone says these troubling stats may cause concern to local residents.

April 16th, 2019
Gov’t Signs Agreement for Recycling System

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI - Minister for Health and Social Development Hon Carvin Malone has signed a Memorandum of Understanding with Green V.I to implement a recycling system across the Virgin Islands.

April 3rd, 2019
VI readiness plan for Hurricane 2019 in place

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI - The Readiness Plan for the Virgin Islands (VI) is now in place, and efforts are being made to ensure that it is fully implemented ahead of the hurricane season.

March 29th, 2019
VI upgrades emergency communications ahead of hurricane season

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI – The Virgin Islands (VI) government, in collaboration with the Recovery and Development Agency (RDA), is soon to acquire an improved VHF radio communications system, that provides for robust security and emergency communications that can be maintained during a disaster.

March 13th, 2019
Hon Malone touts partnerships to improve healthcare delivery

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI - Minister for Health and Social Development, Honourable Carvin Malone(AL), has committed to mobilize all available resources, internal and external to the Ministry and within the legal parameters of the office, to secure the well being of everyone residing in the Territory, in addition to increased partnerships in order to improve the healthcare delivery services in the Territory.

March 12th, 2019
4th HoA gets down to business under VIP leadership

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI – Twelve Candidates elected to serve in the 4th House of Assembly (HoA) of the Virgin Islands (VI) were today, March 12, 2019, ‘duly’ sworn-in at the First Sitting, under the recently elected Virgin Islands Party (VIP).

February 28th, 2019
Hon Fahie Gov't on track, moving with record speed

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI – Following reports of infighting over cabinet positions in the new Premier Andrew A. Fahie (R1) government, senior sources have dispelled the rumour as erroneous, calling it “false news”.

February 23rd, 2019
Skelton-Cline berates NDP over UK pressure to legalise same-sex unions

BAUGHER'S BAY, Tortola, VI – Following the bombshell report from a United Kingdom (UK) parliamentary committee wanting British Overseas Territories (OTs) to remove belongership status, legalise same-sex marriages and implement the public beneficial ownership registries, outspoken ZBVI ‘Honestly Speaking’ radio host, Mr Claude O. Skelton-Cline is hitting out at the National Democratic Party (NDP 1) government as ultimately responsible.

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