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May 2nd, 2024
AI & Google making young people seem 'super smart'- Hon Fraser

SEA COWS BAY, Tortola, VI– Seniors attending the Senior Citizens’ Month Opening Declaration Service, yesterday, May 1, 2024, were made to endure a lengthy speech on forgetfulness and Artificial Intelligence (AI) from senior legislator Hon Julian Fraser RA (R3).

June 23rd, 2021
Hon de Castro donates kitchen supplies to Senior Centre

EAST END, Tortola, VI- Junior Minister for Tourism Honourable Sharie B. de Castro (AL) has come through with her promise of a donation of kitchen supplies to the seniors of the East End/Long Look Community Centre.

April 19th, 2020
Cabinet approves $2M to finance food provisioning during extended lockdown

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- To ensure that seniors and those absolutely in need of food supplies are taken care of during the extended week of lockdown, which started today, April 19, 2020, Cabinet has approved $2M for this initiative to be executed.

March 26th, 2020
‘We have enough supplies here & on the way’- RTW Managing Director

PASEA ESTATE, Tortola, VI- As a surge in shopping has been witnessed at supermarkets across the Territory ever since Novel Coronavirus (COVID-10) became a real threat to the Virgin Islands, there have been concerns as to whether there are adequate supplies to meet the local demands now and over the coming days and months.

May 21st, 2015
‘Give us your vote for our integrity & record’ – Irene F. Penn-O’Neal

BAUGHERS BAY, Tortola, VI – At Large candidate for the Virgin Islands Party (VIP) Irene F. Penn-O’Neal called on voters of the Sixth District to give the party’s candidates their votes as the party is one they could trust – having integrity and a record of development in the country, unlike the alternatives.

January 27th, 2015
When the sins of Seniors become punishment for the Youth

By Alred C. Frett

Martin tried but we failed him:

Appreciation for Martin Luther King seems past & forgotten except on his Holiday when Persons are forced to acknowledge that his famous Dream of Equality is still a non-reality… Things he fought for & against appear unchanged Half a Century later - Instead of Sweet Dreams, those he fought for still suffer the Nightmares of Racism, Corruption, Oppression and Unjustified Wars.

August 22nd, 2014
‘Minister’s answer was malicious!’ – Hon Andrew A. Fahie

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI - “I found the Minister’s answer to be rather malicious because I cannot see where he can find where any paperwork was done to the Ministry of Finance asking them to transfer money from the Ministry of Education in 2010 to the seniors’ programme,” First District Representative Honourable Andrew A. Fahie said in an exclusive interview with Virgin Islands News Online.

June 4th, 2013
No refunds made to seniors allegedly charged for medication

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI – While noting that the long term sustainability and success of the BVI Health Services Authority (BVIHSA) hinges on the implementation of strategic opportunities such as customer service and satisfaction, CEO Mrs Darlene Carty-Baptiste expressed an awareness of the need for transparency and accountability.

May 21st, 2013
It's abuse to charge seniors & children for medication– E. Maduro

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI – Host of the BVI Forum TV show on CBN Television, Edmund Maduro, said he believed senior citizens and children were being abused at Peebles Hospital when they were allegedly being charged for free medication.

May 9th, 2013
Maduro sounds warning on hospital's treatment of seniors

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI – The host of the BVI Forum, Edmund Maduro, has sounded a warning that the Territory needs to be careful about the way seniors are allegedly treated at Peebles Hospital.

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