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November 21st, 2022
Unhealthy eating & foods inculcated through culture in VI- Cromwell Smith

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- Talkshow host and activist Mr Cromwell Smith says poor eating habits and food have been inculcated in the minds of Virgin Islanders through the local culture.

November 20th, 2022
Over 100 women registered for free Pap smears

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- A very encouraging response is being received from women to the initiative by Mrs Globe BVI Dr Arliene T. Penn to make available free Pap smears to women in the Virgin Islands.

November 17th, 2022
Hold Gov’t 'accountable' rather than just 'complain'– Cromwell Smith

BAUGHERS BAY, TORTOLA, VI – Talkshow host and activist Mr Cromwell Smith has called on the people of the Virgin Islands (VI) to take concrete steps to hold the government accountable rather than just complain about issues.

November 16th, 2022
VI looking to Ghana, Philippines & Cuba to fill nurse shortages in 2023– Hon Penn

DUFF’S BOTTOM, Tortola, VI – In an effort to fill nurse shortages at the BVI Health Services Authority (BVIHSA) in 2023, the [British] Virgin Islands will now be turning to new countries for nurses, Minister for Health and Social Development, Hon Marlon A. Penn (R8) has revealed.

November 16th, 2022
Mrs Globe BVI Dr Arliene T. Penn sponsoring Pap tests for women

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- Mrs Globe BVI Dr Arliene T. Penn has taken on a laudable initiative to help women in the Virgin Islands protect their reproductive health by affording them pap smears.

October 27th, 2022
Millions of contaminated Pine-Sol products recalled


FREDERIKSTED, St Croix, USVI- Residents in the US Virgin Islands (USVI) and [British] Virgin Islands (VI) should be on the lookout for Pine-Sol disinfecting products that contain bacteria that could potentially weaken their immune systems.

October 25th, 2022
‘I wish VG could break away from Tortola, y’all evil!’- Sistah Joyce

FAT HOGS BAY, Tortola, VI– Local calypsonian Joycelyn Searles aka Sistah Joyce has blazed authorities involved in the reported transfer of an ambulance assigned to the sister island of Virgin Gorda over to the main island of Tortola over the past weekend.

October 21st, 2022
No mask policy for public offices from Nov 1, 2022- Deputy Governor

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- Deputy Governor Mr David D. Archer Jr has said the ‘Mask Policy for Public Officers and Offices’ will be discontinued effective November 1, 2022.

October 20th, 2022
2022 CIBC FirstCaribbean Walk for the Cure sees record participation

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI - More than 300 walkers registered for the 2022 CIBC FirstCaribbean Walk for the Cure which took place on Tortola on Saturday, October 8, 2022.

October 12th, 2022
Monkeypox testing available in USVI from Friday


FREDERIKSTED, ST Croix, USVI- The availability of monkeypox testing and the start of the [US] Virgin Islands 2022 Summer Pandemic Electronic Benefit Transfer (P-EBT) Plan for school children were among developments announced at the Government House press briefing on Monday, October 10, 2022.

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