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July 22nd, 2020
22 Cuban health professionals arrive in VI tomorrow, July 23, 2020- Premier Fahie

DUFF'S BOTTOM, Tortola, VI- 22 Cuban medical professionals, including internist doctors, emergency response doctors, intensive care specialist and nurses and those trained in infectious diseases, are slated to arrive in the Virgin Islands on Thursday, July 23, 2020, to further strengthen the Territory’s capacity to respond to the COVID-19 pandemic.

July 21st, 2020
Opposition demands details of JvD lockdown

DUFF’S BOTTOM, Tortola, VI – With the entire sister island of Jost van Dyke being placed on emergency quarantine for 7 days as a result of an individual who resided on the island testing positive for coronavirus on arrival in St Vincent and the Grenadines last week, Opposition Members in the Virgin Islands (VI) House of Assembly (HoA) are now calling on the Government to furnish them with details surrounding the latest Curfew Order.

July 21st, 2020
Premier shoots down claims he visited family of COVID-19 victim on JvD trip

DUFF'S BOTTOM, Tortola, VI- Premier and Minister of Finance, Honourable Andrew A. Fahie (R1) has set the record straight regarding his trip to the sister island of Jost van Dyke over the weekend.

July 17th, 2020
Gov't willing to partially foot bill for expats to return home- Hon Wheatley

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI - Minister for Natural Resources, Labour and Immigration, Hon Vincent O. Wheatley (R9) says the Government of the Virgin Islands (VI) is willing to assist with some of the outbound transportation costs for terminated expats who lost their jobs as a result of the COVID-19 pandemic.

July 15th, 2020
Premier Fahie urges VI to continue living in 'unity & harmony'

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI - While praising the performance of the local financial services sector during the COVID-19 era, Premier and Minister of Finance, Hon Andrew A. Fahie (R1) has reminded those living in the Territory that the spirit of the Virigin Islands is one where there is harmony amongst cultures.

July 11th, 2020
'Bear with Gov't' during COVID-19 pandemic - Premier urges public

DUFF'S BOTTOM, Tortola, VI - Echoing the calls of Opposition Leader, Hon Marlon A. Penn (R8) for the public to have patience ahead of the distribution COVID-19 financial relief, Premier and Minister of Finance, Hon Andrew A. Fahie (R1) has called of the VI to 'bear with the government' while the relief measures are being implemented.

July 10th, 2020
HoA passed record 15 pieces of legislation in June 2020 - Premier Fahie

DUFF'S BOTTOM, Tortola, VI - As part of the aggressive legislative agenda of the Virgin Islands Party (VIP) government led by Premier and Minister of Finance, Hon Andrew A. Fahie (R1), the administration passed a total of 15 pieces of legislation in June 2020 alone.

July 9th, 2020
'Be honest' when applying for COVID-19 relief funds - Hon Penn

DUFF'S BOTTOM, Tortola, VI - Leader of the Opposition, Hon Marlon A. Penn (R8) has given the assurance that COVID-19 financial relief is on the way for the people of the Territory, even as he had questioned the legality of the US $40M grant from the Social Security Board (SSB) towards the Fahie administration's economic stimulus plan.

July 9th, 2020
VI can be a pioneer for natural medicine- Premier Fahie

DUFF’S BOTTOM, Tortola, VI- “My life got saved to be the Premier of this country today through natural medicine. I am not saying that natural medicine doesn’t have its place. I will never say that, that’s ignorance, they both must co-exist,” said Premier and Minister of Finance, Honourable Andrew A. Fahie (R1) as he noted that he will be pushing for the Territory to capitalise on the healing and financial benefits of natural medicines.

July 9th, 2020
More quarantine rooms needed for detainees in Immigration custody – Premier Fahie

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- The Government of the Virgin Islands has said there is need for additional rooms to quarantine persons held by immigration authorities and will be continuing to use Paradise Suites Hotel, owned by Virgin Islands icon and businesswoman Patsy C. Lake, for this purpose.


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