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April 11th, 2024
O.J. Simpson dead at 76 after cancer battle


LAS VEGAS, Nevada, USA - O.J. Simpson, the former American footballer who was controversially cleared of double murder, has died aged 76. Orenthal James Simpson rose to fame as a college footballer before playing in the NFL.

March 23rd, 2024
Premier extends best wishes to Princess Catherine on Cancer treatment

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI – Virgin Islands Premier and Minister of Finance, Dr the Hon Natalio D. Wheatley (R7) has extended best wishes on behalf of the Government and the people of the Virgin Islands to Her Royal Highness Catherine, Princess of Wales for a swift and full recovery in light of her recent health concerns.

February 6th, 2024
Premier extends prayers & best wishes to King Charles III on cancer treatment

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI– Virgin Islands Premier and Minister of Finance, Dr the Hon Natlio D. Wheatley (R7) has said he is praying for His Majesty, King Charles III, who announced yesterday, February 5, 2024, he has cancer.

February 5th, 2024
King Charles III diagnosed with cancer

LONDON, United Kingdom- King Charles III, 75, has been diagnosed with cancer, Buckingham Palace announced today, Monday, February 5, 2024.

February 4th, 2024
462 cases of cancer reported in VI from 2016 to 2022- Health Minister

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- The National Health Insurance (NHI) has reported an average of 41 new cases of cancer per year, over the last six years, with a high of 59 in 2022, and a low of 22 in 2017.

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.

October 27th, 2023
PHOTO of the Day: Gov’t members wear pink for breast cancer awareness

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI – As part of October’s Cancer Awareness Month of activities, some members of the government were photographed today, October 27, 2023, in shades of pink as they demonstrated their support for breast cancer awareness.

October 3rd, 2023
Former USVI Senator Alicia Hansen aka 'Chucky' has died


FREDERIKSTED, ST Croix, USVI- The political landscape of the US Virgin Islands (USVI) changed on Monday night, October 2, 2023, with the passing of Alicia Hansen aka 'Chucky', a former senator and an emblematic figure in the territory, following a tenacious battle with cancer. She was 70.

September 11th, 2023
Former Miss World BVI Khara M. Forbes loses battle to cancer

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- The Virgin Islands, especially the pageant fraternity, is mourning the death of Miss British Virgin Islands 1994 Khara Michelle Forbes who passed away last weekend after a battle with cancer.

April 19th, 2023
Pockwood Pond fires causing persons ‘to come down with cancer’- Romney-Moses

CARROT BAY, Tortola, VI- The longstanding issues of garbage disposal and landfill fires at Pockwood Pond were highlighted during the First District’s Political Debate held at the Seventh-day Adventist (SDA) Youth Centre in Carrot Bay last evening, April 18, 2023, with candidates stating the issue was amongst the top three national concerns they would address in the House of Assembly (HoA) once elected.

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