SOCIAL ACTIVIST KISHMA PENN & OTHERS COMMENDED FOR FEEDING COVID WARD NURSES WHO ARE UNDER IMMENSE PRESSURE TO SLOW CURVE

Since the advent of the recent surge, nurses at the Covid-19 ward at the Dr. D. Orlando Smith Hospital have been working overtime and under immense pressure to care for patients infected with the virus. But their efforts have not gone without notice. Social activist Kishma Penn & a few others are ensuring that nurses … Continued

DELTA VARIANT NOT DETECTED IN THE BVI – FAILING TO ADHERE TO COVID-19 PROTOCOLS LED TO BVI SPIKE – DR. GEORGES

Results from the Caribbean Public Health Agency have revealed that the Delta variant of the COVID-19 virus has not been detected to be in the British Virgin Islands. This was revealed by the Acting Chief Medical Officer of the Ministry of Health Dr. Ronald Georges who made the statement during a recent COVID-19 update to … Continued

LEADER OF HER MAJESTY’S LOYAL OPPOSITION ISSUES STATEMENT; CALLS FOR THE DECISION TO HIRE POLITICAL ADVISORS BE RESCINDED FORTHWITH

Fellow Virgin Islanders, we are all currently living through a terrifying experience, one that not only affects us, but all of humanity. This pandemic knows no age, race, social status, or religion. We are faced with many uncertainties not only about the future of our country but also our children’s future. COVID has taken a … Continued

CONTRACTS SIGNED FOR ASPHALT WORK ON 6 ROAD PROJECTS

r for Transportation, Work and Utilities, Honourable Kye Rymer continues to share his vision for first-class roads in the Territory with the signing of a contract to supply Asphaltic Concrete Works across six road project sites on Tortola. The Government of the Virgin Islands in collaboration with the Recovery and Development Agency (RDA) signed the … Continued

OVER 600 PERSONS RECOVER BRINGING BVI’S ACTIVE COVID-19 CASES DOWN TO 1,109. DEATHS INCREASE TO 25

The British Virgin Islands has turned a major corner in its coronavirus outbreak with a daily decrease in positive cases and record recoveries. This brings the territories’ tally of active covid-19 cases to 1,109. The updated epidemiological records were announced by the Minister of Health and Social Development, Honorable Carvin Malone during a press update … Continued

HON. MELVIN MITCH TURNBULL RESPONDS TO GOVERNMENTS MOVE TO APPOINT POLITICAL ADVISORS; “THIS WAS A CABINET DECISION AND NOT DISCUSSED WITH MEMBERS OF THE HOUSE OF ASSEMBLY. I MELVIN MITCH TURNBULL AM NOT A PART OF THIS, WE MUST DO BETTER.”

Member of her Majesty’s Loyal Opposition and second district Representative Hon. Melvin Mitch Turnbull in an invited comment shared with our newsroom his frustration with the recent cabinet decisions which makes provisions for seven members to have political advisors at a cost of $120,000.00 per annum, per contractor of their choice. All cabinet members and … Continued

GOV’T ALLOCATES APPROXIMATELY $600K FOR DEMOLITION WORKS TO THE R.T.O’NEAL ADMIN COMPLEX

Nealy $600,000 have been approved by the government of the Virgin Islands to complete demolition works to the Ralph T. O’Neal Administration Complex (RTOAC). This was revealed in the latest Cabinet Decisions statement which stated that Cabinet met on July 8th and approved a number of allocations for rehabilitation works to the Administration Complex. According to … Continued

GOVERNMENT APPROVES OVER 1 MILLION DOLLARS FOR CONSULTANCY OF MINISTERIAL POLITICAL ADVISER, TENDER PROCESS WAIVED

In recent cabinet decision dated July 5th and 8th, the Cabinet of the Virgin Islands has considered and approved along with waving the tender process for Government Ministers including junior ministers a political advisor at a cap of ($120,000.00) per annum. The Premier of the Virgin Islands Hon Andrew A. Fahie will have up to … Continued