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February 13th, 2019
New Iris O’Neal Health Centre ready for handing over!

NORTH SOUND, Tortola, VI - In less than a weeks’ time, contractors will be handing over the new Iris O’Neal Health Centre to the government of the day, bringing them closer to eliminating the need to rush certain cases by air or sea to the territory’s main hospital on Tortola.

January 11th, 2019
Peebles Hospital to be renamed in honour of Premier Smith

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI - Most historians and residents of the Virgin Islands (VI) will remember Premier, Dr the Hon D. Orlando Smith’s (AL) political legacy as one of corruption allegations and the split of the National Democratic Party (NDP)—a party he co-founded—into two.

December 23rd, 2018
FLR Enterprises to take over Hospital security

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI - After displacing some staff members and reassigning others, the BVI Health Services Authority (BVIHSA) have eliminated its security employees.

November 18th, 2018
Citizens urged to play role in Diabetes prevention

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI – In commemoration of World Diabetes Day on November 14, 2018, individuals and families in the Virgin Islands (VI) were reminded of the important role they play in diabetes prevention.

February 12th, 2018
A pleasant walk

Donald E. de Castro

Presently living on a hill at Pockwood Pond, today December 17, 2017 is another interesting day in my life after Irma and Maria. It has been a very trying and at the same time an experience living out of town. During the weeks after these two devastating hurricanes and having lost my van to Irma it was a trying time getting back and forth into town so it was necessary to catch a ride daily.

March 30th, 2017
Training, funding, good leadership in RVIPF key to combating crime -Willock

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- A comprehensive plan of action, inclusive of funding, addressing police internal matters, training both on regional and international levels and a strong and fair leadership, is what the Chairman of the Board of Advance Marketing and Professional Services and former Permanent Secretary in the Ministry of Communications and Works, Mr Julian Willock, is proposing as key to reducing crime in the Virgin Islands (UK).

March 20th, 2016
VI allows cruise ship to dock despite alleged Norovirus infection outbreak

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI – The Norwegian Gem yesterday March 19, 2016 entered the Port Road Harbour at the Tortola Pier Park and docked at the cruise pier and had passengers disembark even after it was denied berthing in St Maarten one day prior because of passengers allegedly becoming sick with the stomach flu Norovirus.

March 18th, 2015
'We used to be the friendliest people in the world'- VI First Lady

PASEA, Tortola, VI – First Lady Mrs Lorna G. Smith OBE, MA, TEP has offered to work with the ZONTA Club of Tortola to help repair the social fabric of the Virgin Islands community, which she said is in tatters.

December 9th, 2014
Recognizing the Efforts of our People in Protests and Names

By Alred C. Frett

A Major Reason why we continue to give over 20-Book Scholarships per year:

Slave descendants have the highest level of Information Retention in the World and while that should be a Blessing we have allowed it to become a Curse… This all started when Masters learnt the best way to rule us was to fool us and their greatest method was to block us from learning to Read & Write so as to prevent us accessing independent information & knowledge.

October 18th, 2013
Health Surveillance Team Confirms One Case Of H1N1

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI - Health Officials from the health surveillance team confirms one case of Influenza H1N1, which is commonly referred to as swine flu, in the Territory.


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