SECOND VACCINE DELIVERY WILL ARRIVE FROM THE UNITED KINGDOM MID-MARCH AND NEW RESEARCH FINDS ASTRAZENECA IS INCREDIBLY EFFECTIVE IN PROTECTING THE ELDERLY AGAINST SEVERE COVID-19

In an official press release from the Governor’s office, Tortola BVI. The Governor of the Virgin Islands His Excellency John Rankin is seeking to assure Virgin Islanders that the second vaccine will indeed arrive in the territory from the UK. The second vaccine delivery will arrive from the United Kingdom by mid-March and new research … Continued

GOFUNDME CREATED TO ASSIST KARVIN ROBIN, TRUCK DRIVER WHO NARROWLY ESCAPED AFTER HIS TRUCK OVERTURNED 40FT ON RESIDENTIAL PROPERTY

Family of the local truck driver that overturned about 40ft on a residential property in Diamond Estate, Tortola on Saturday February 27th have created a GoFundMe page in aid of garnering assistance towards his medical treatment. Karvin Robin sustained head, neck and hand injuries that will require medical attention after he became trapped inside his … Continued

CLARIFICATION ON THE ROLE OF THE IRU –IT IS NOT PART OF THE COMMISSION OF INQUIRY

In an official release the Commission of Inquiry has released a statement seeking to clarifying the role of the IRU. The statement said: It has been brought to the Commissioner’s attention that recent publicity and information about the BVI Government’s (BVIG) Inquiry Response Unit (IRU) is having a misleading effect resulting in confusion about the … Continued

SISTER ISLANDS SURVEY EXTENDED TO MARCH 31

Deputy Governor, Mr. David D. Archer, Jr has said that facilitating improved access to a wide range of public services is a priority for his office while announcing that the Sister Islands Programme Unit has extended its ongoing survey until the end of March. Extending the survey will allow more residents on Anegada, Jost Van … Continued

EMERGENCY MEDICAL SERVICES ADVANCING TO SERVE YOU BETTER

The Emergency Medical Service (EMS) in the BVI is undergoing development to reflect rapid changes in healthcare delivery with the goal of providing advanced medical care at the scene and during transport to definitive care. This was announced through a Government Information services release. Emergency Disaster Management Coordinator and Paramedic, Mr. Rodney Braithwaite said that … Continued

RESIDENTS EXPRESS DISGUST AS GOVERNMENT HALTS COVID-19 ROLL OUT DUE TO DELAY IN SHIPMENT; OFFICALS CHOOSE TO GIVE SECOND DOSE INSTEAD OF ALLOWING AS MANY RESIDENTS AS POSSIBLE TO RECEIVE FIRST DOSE

We begin with daunting announcements by the Government of the Virgin Islands that the COVID-19 vaccine roll out has been halted in the Virgin Islands due to a delay in vaccines arriving from the UK. This announcement was made last evening by the Minister of Health Hon. Carvin Malone on the VIP radio Program. Malone … Continued