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October 24th, 2019
UPDATE: Motor scooter rider succumbs to injuries

DUFFS BOTTOM, Tortola, VI- Information just reaching our news desk from senior police sources is that the rider involved in an accident at Duffs Bottom, Tortola, last night, October 23, 2019 has died.

October 19th, 2019
Study: Hurricanes Irma & Maria resulted in hundreds of deaths


ST. THOMAS, USVI- A new study published by the American Journal of Public Health has drastically increased the death toll resulting from Hurricanes Irma and Maria in the territory as reported by the United States Virgin Islands Government, which, as of today, still stands at 5.

April 18th, 2019
VI Medical Tourism unfeasible now - Dr Vanterpool

ROAD TOWN, Tortola VI – Dr Heskeith Vanterpool, owner of the Bougainvillea Clinic, a private hospital in the Capital City, Road Town, is of the view that while there was much talk of medical tourism under the previous National Democratic Party (NDP) administration, it is unfeasible for the Virgin Islands (VI) at this time.

April 16th, 2019
Peebles slothful at inking collab with Bougainvillea Clinic

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI – The Virgin Islands’ (VI) first private hospital, the Bougainvillea Clinic, just 6 months after operating their Cat Lab, is seeing major success with patients accessing the service locally.

June 18th, 2014
UPDATE: Figures confirmed VIP did not leave country broke

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI - Premier and Minister of Finance Dr the Honourable D. Orlando Smith in responding to questions by Hon Andrew A. Fahie (R1) in the House of Assembly on Friday June 13, 2014 insists that the contracts left by the Virgin Islands Party (VIP) Government had to be honoured since they were legally binding and the last one was addressed about a month ago.

March 16th, 2014
US 'disturbed' by death of Chinese activist Cao Shunli


The United States has said it is "deeply disturbed" by reports of the death of activist Cao Shunli at a hospital in Beijing.

February 18th, 2014
Pakistan's Pervez Musharraf in court for treason trial


Former military ruler Pervez Musharraf has appeared in a Pakistani court for the first time on treason charges.
Security and health concerns prevented him from attending earlier hearings, and he has been in hospital for more than a month.

September 3rd, 2013
UPDATE: Premier denies Gun Creek focus group handpicked

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI – Premier Dr The Hon. D. Orlando Smith has rejected assertions that the focus group used to represent the interests of North Sound, Virgin Gorda residents in the Gun Creek Development project was handpicked.

July 23rd, 2012
Transportation & ambulance top sister islands health care needs

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI – The sister islands of Anegada and Jost Van Dyke have their share of concerns in the health care service that they receive, and while most residents say the service is satisfactory, there is room for improvement with the need for transportation from the island in the case of an emergency and having an ambulance-type service on island among their top needs.

June 19th, 2012
Renewed calls for VG Hospital after student's stabbing

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI – The unfortunate stabbing of a Bregado Flax Educational Centre student yesterday, June 19, 2012 has renewed the plea for a modernised health facility in Virgin Gorda since the student, who was in a critical condition, had to be rushed to Peebles Hospital on Tortola.


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