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May 11th, 2021
Father of abused 4-year-old seeks help to get child to UK

VALLEY, Virgin Gorda, VI- The father of a four-year-old boy that was recently allegedly physically abused on Virgin Gorda is seeking the help of the Virgin Islands community to assist him with travelling and medical expenses that would enable him to whisk his son away to the United Kingdom to live with him.

March 4th, 2021
Injured truck driver transferred to Florida hospital

DIAMOND ESTATE, Tortola, VI- Kavin Robin, 23, who was injured when the flatbed truck he was driving fell off the side of a road at Diamond Estate on February 27, 2021, has been transferred to a hospital in Florida, USA.

February 2nd, 2021
VI resident seeking assistance for brother with stage 4 prostate cancer

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- “My fight with stage 4 prostate cancer is deteriorating daily. I'm in constant pain mainly in my chest, pelvis, both feet and headaches.” Those are the words of 62-year-old Higman M. Peters, whose sister Veronica Prince has set up a GoFundMe page to raise monies to help cover her brother’s medical expenses.

May 26th, 2020
Family battling to help scooter accident victim walk again

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI – Family and friends of Kawa G. Williams, a scooter accident victim, are banding together to help raise urgent funds to help the young man walk again.

February 5th, 2020
$25K being raised for Paraquita Bay accident victim Keron Andrews

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- St Vincent national Mr Keron Andrews, who was involved in a lone vehicle accident in Paraquita Bay, Tortola, on Friday, January 31, 2020 and was said to be in critical condition, has since been airlifted to a hospital in Trinidad, according to information on a GoFundMe account set up to raise some $25,000 for Mr Andrews.

January 2nd, 2020
Humane Society receives major donation for new animal shelter

JOHNSON’S GHUT, Tortola, VI- The non-profit organisation Humane Society of the BVI has secured a significant donation, making its goal of building a new animal shelter in Josiah’s Bay, Tortola, closer to becoming a reality.

August 22nd, 2019
PHOTO of the Day: Home for VG resident 'Andy' Ham close to completion

VALLEY, Virgin Gorda, VI- Thanks to some $20,000 raised through GoFundMe, a home for Virgin Gorda resident Anderson Ham aka 'Andy' is being realised.

May 17th, 2019
Illness stricken educator raising funds for school children

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI –Virgin Islander and Educator, Ms Cleopatria A. King-Defreitas aka ‘Cleo’ has a remarkable story of survival after 19 surgeries, which included 15 abdominal and 4 brain surgeries, plus a minor stroke with relapses.

October 4th, 2017
Body found near The Moorings could be St John resident Richard Benson

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI — When this news site had reported on September 23, 2017 that the body of a man found near The Moorings in Wickham’s Cay II, Tortola, the day after Hurricane Irma struck the Virgin Islands (VI), was yet to be identified, persons had suggested that it could be that of US Virgin Islands (USVI) boat captain, Richard Benson.

March 16th, 2017
JVD resident in urgent need of $$ for lifesaving brain surgery

JOST van DYKE, VI- Family and friends are pleading for financial assistance for Mr Geri Chinnery, a 54 year old male resident of Jost van Dyke who is in urgent need of brain surgery.

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