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January 12th, 2024
‘Did you know that cervical cancer also affects men?’- Hon Vincent O. Wheatley

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- In his message as part of Cervical Cancer Awareness Month 2024, Minister for Health and Social Development Hon Vincent O. Wheatley (R9) is urging males to also do checkups for the virus that causes cervical cancer in women.

December 28th, 2023
Premier joins in bringing cheer to staff & patients @ Dr D. Orlando Smith Hospital

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- On Christmas Day, Premier Dr the Honourable Natalio D. Wheatley (R7) attended the BVI Health Services Authority’s (BVIHSA) annual Christmas service for healthcare workers and patients at Dr D. Orlando Smith Hospital.

December 20th, 2023
BVIHSA announces temporary closure of Road Town Clinic

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- The BVI Health Services Authority (BVIHSA) would like to inform the public of the immediate closure of the Road Town Clinic, effective Tuesday, December 19, until Thursday, December 21, 2023.

December 17th, 2023
Icis A. Malone brings Xmas cheers to needy @ Dr D. Orlando Smith hospital

BREWERS BAY, Tortola, VI- It is certainly the time for giving and this has not been ignored by Mrs Icis A. Malone, a former banker, current businesswoman, and wife of the first Virgin Islands' Commissioner of Police and former legislator Mr Vernon E. Malone.

December 5th, 2023
Schoolchild Ethan Mohamed raises $$ for BVI Cancer Society

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- He was just nine years of age when he started taking the path of his older sister, Ariel Mohamed, in organising fundraising activities as a student of Cedar International School.

November 28th, 2023
Budget 2024: Health Ministry projected to receive largest budgetary allocation

PARAQUITA BAY, Tortola, VI – The Ministry of Health and Social Development under Honourable Vincent O. Wheatley (R9) is projected to receive the largest budgetary allocation in the 2024 Budget, according to Premier and Minister of Finance, Dr the Honourable Natalio D. Wheatley (R7).

November 20th, 2023
‘Higher than average’ Sarahan Dust surge in VI- DDM

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- The Department of Disaster Management (DDM) has alerted that the [British] Virgin Islands (VI) is experiencing another surge of the Saharan Dust and that this surge is higher than the average.

November 6th, 2023
Nurse Romalia Smith Clinic on Anegada closed due to ‘safety’ concerns

THE SETTLEMENT, Anegada, VI- Residents of Anegada are being advised that due to infrastructure concerns at the Nurse Romalia Smith Clinic, the facility has been temporarily closed for assessment and necessary repairs to ensure the safety and well-being of our patients and staff.

October 27th, 2023
Mother desperately seeking to raise £20K for local toddler with ‘breathing’ challenges

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- A distressed mother desperate to save the life of her almost 2-year-old son has turned to the public to help raise some £20,000 via GoFundMe.

October 24th, 2023
Divorced from justice but not separated from the people

Alred C. Frett

I am Forever Grateful, & Offer Thanks to you the People:

It may be flattering for persons to praise my last Articles as Master Pieces, but the truth is, the things I am saying now are what I have been saying all along… It’s merely a matter of speaking Truth to Power, in order to provide Truth for the Youth... It’s also okay for those who differ with me and call me a Hypocrite, because I promote the full employment of V-Islanders, even as I support the Rights of employed Non-Belongers.

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