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April 16th, 2021
VI dispatching water supplies to SVG in first relief effort- Premier

DUFF’S BOTTOM, Tortola, VI – The Virgin Islands will be working to dispatch water trucks filled with water, and water tanks filled with water on a barge scheduled to leave the Territory next week as part of its relief efforts to the people of St Vincent and The Grenadines.

April 14th, 2021
UPDATE: 6 more recover as VI down to 10 active COVID-19 cases

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- Recoveries from COVID-19 in the Virgin Islands continue, as there are now 10 active cases in the Territory, according to the latest official update by the Government of the Virgin Islands today, April 14, 2021.

April 14th, 2021
White cops killing black men ‘every other week’ - Skelton-Cline

BAUGHERS BAY, Tortola, VI – The killing of 20-year-old African American, Daunte Wright in Minneapolis on April 11, 2021, was described by police as accidental; however, the death has since sparked unrest.

April 13th, 2021
‘I don’t gamble’ but industry will boost VI economy- Premier Fahie

BAUGHERS BAY, Tortola, VI – Premier and Minister of Finance, Hon Andrew A. Fahie (R1) has said his Government will welcome innovative ideas that will boost the tourism sector and economy, including gambling which has seen resistance from some religious groups.

April 12th, 2021
‘Whatever we can do for St Vincent we will do’- Premier Fahie

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI – Premier and Minister of Finance Hon Andrew A. Fahie (R1) has said the [British] Virgin Islands will be doing all that it can for the people of St Vincent currently affected by the eruption of La Soufriere volcano.

April 12th, 2021
Governor Rankin invites VI to observe minute silence for Prince Phillip

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- Governor of the Virgin Islands (VI) Mr John J. Rankin, CMG has invited the VI to observe a minute of silence for the late Duke of Edinburgh, Prince Phillip, who passed away on April 9, 2021, at age 99.

April 12th, 2021
War on derelicts is ‘still on’ – Hon Carvin Malone

BAUGHERS BAY, Tortola, VI- Minister for Health and Social Development Honourable Carvin Malone (AL) said his ministry is still very engaged in the removal of derelicts left behind by the 2017 weather events in the Virgin Islands.

April 11th, 2021
'We have capacity to vaccinate @ least 9000 more people'- Premier Fahie

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- “We have the capacity to vaccinate at least 9000 more people. I repeat, we have the capacity to vaccinate at least 9000 more people,” Premier and Minister of Finance Hon Andrew A. Fahie (R1) stated as he made an appeal to the territory to get vaccinated for the sake of its health and economy.

April 10th, 2021
Vaccinated or not, VI will fully re-open in June 2021 – Premier Fahie

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI – Premier and Minister of Finance, Hon Andrew A. Fahie (R1) has indicated that whether the territory is 80% vaccinated or not, the Virgin Islands (VI) will fully re-open in June 2021, given his government has done all it could to balance lives and livelihoods, and to encourage vaccination.

April 10th, 2021
VI mourns Prince Philip’s death with 21-Gun Salute

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI – In a short ceremony this afternoon Saturday, April 10, 2020, the Virgin Islands (VI) has marked the death of Prince Philip, Duke of Edinburgh with a 21-Gun salute staged by the Royal Virgin Islands Police Force (RVIPF).

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