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October 11th, 2022
Mold continues to rock Road Town Police Station

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- As the Royal Virgin Islands Police Force (RVIPF) celebrates Police Week 2022, word reaching our newsroom from many officers is that all is not well.

September 24th, 2022
Local Depression under spotlight with workshops planned

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI – The Ministry of Health and Social Development will embark on the training of clinicians, caregivers and other healthcare workers as well as members of the public on the signs and symptoms of depression as part of a workshop to be hosted on October 6, 2022.

September 8th, 2022
UPDATE: Queen Elizabeth II is dead

LONDON, United Kingdom- Queen Elizabeth II, the UK's longest-serving monarch, has died at Balmoral aged 96, after reigning for 70 years, the BBC has just reported.

September 6th, 2022
12 Active COVID-19 cases currently in VI

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI - The Government of the Virgin Islands is reporting there are 12 active cases of COVID-19 currently in the territory with the majority of those cases on Tortola.

August 16th, 2022
'If I were to seek re-election it would be under VIP'- Hon Malone

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI– Despite crossing the floor, leaving the Dr the Honourable Natalio D. Wheatley (R7) led Government of National Unity, Opposition Member, Hon Carvin Malone (AL) says if he is to run for office once more it would be on the Virgin Islands Party (VIP) slate.

July 23rd, 2022
WHO declares Monkeypox a global health emergency

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI - The World Health Organization (WHO) has declared the monkeypox outbreak in over 70 countries an “emergency of international concern”.

July 8th, 2022
VI needs ‘one-on-one’ explanation of issues facing territory– Hon Malone

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI– Virgin Islands' legislator and Opposition Member, Hon Carvin Malone (AL) says the people of the territory need a more in-depth and direct explanation of local issues surrounding topics like the Commission of Inquiry (CoI) Recommendations, the ‘police in Paradise’ video, as well as the Register of Interests Act.

June 14th, 2022
Hon Penn urges the unvaccinated to take the jab

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI– Minister for Health and Social Development Honourable Marlon A. Penn (R8) says with the relaxation of local public health measures relating to COVID-19, the local economy will continue to rebound.

June 4th, 2022
Haiti probing first suspected case of Monkeypox

SAINT-MARC, Haiti - Health authorities in Haiti are investigating what they believe is a suspected case of Monkeypox, which, if confirmed, would be the first in the country and the first in the Caribbean since the World Health Organization (WHO) raised warned of a new global outbreak.

June 4th, 2022
Delay in test kit shipments leads to shortage at COVID-19 testing sites - BVIHSA

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI - The British Virgin Islands Health Services Authority (BVIHSA) has reported that as a result of a delay in shipment of antigen test kits, a temporary shortage of test kits is being experienced at local COVID-19 testing sites.

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