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August 31st, 2020
COVID-19: Cabinet decision will be in best interest of VI- Premier

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI - As the public awaits the decision of Cabinet on whether it will proceed into another 24/7 14-day lockdown of the Virgin Islands (VI) given a spike in COVID-19 cases, Premier and Minister of Finance, Honourable Andrew A. Fahie (R1) has assured that whatever the outcome, it will be in the best interest of the Territory.

August 31st, 2020
VI residents 'stock up' for possible 2-week complete lockdown

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- Many across the Territory have taken the advice of Premier and Minister of Finance, Honourable Andrew A Fahie (R1) seriously and from the break of day, August 31, 2020, began flocking to supermarkets and even hardware stores to stock up on supplies and other essentials in the event Cabinet decides on a 14-day complete lockdown.

August 31st, 2020
‘I have no problems with the lockdown’- Hon Fraser

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI –Senor Legislator and Opposition Member in the Virgin Islands (VI) House of Assembly (HoA), Hon Julian Fraser RA (R3) said he has no objections to any new lockdown as a measure to control the recent spike in COVID-19 cases in the Territory.

August 31st, 2020
Majority legislators support 14-day 24/7 lockdown - Premier Fahie

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI - With some 38 active COVID-19 cases out of 47 total cases, Virgin Islands (VI) Premier and Minister of Finance Hon Andrew A. Fahie (R1) has announced that the majority of legislators in the House of Assembly (HoA) now support a total 14-day lockdown of the Territory.

August 30th, 2020
SDA Church agency donates 56 tablets for VI schools

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- On Thursday, August 27, 2020, when the Virgin Islands chapter of Adventist Development and Relief Agency (ADRA) presented 32 tablets to the Ministry of Education and announced an additional 24 for private schools in the Territory, Deputy Premier and Minister for Education, Culture, Youth Affairs, Fisheries and Agriculture Dr the Honourable Natalio D. Wheatley (R7) could not resist an extra special applause.

August 29th, 2020
More businesses approved to open in partial lockdown

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI - Even as the territory has recorded a spate of new COVID-19 cases, Cabinet has taken bold steps to allow a broader category of business and entities to operate in the current 5:00 pm to 5:00 am, 14-day curfew that commenced from Wednesday, August 26, 2020.

August 29th, 2020
USVI records over 130 COVID-19 cases in past week


CHARLOTTE AMALIE, USVI - The USVI Department of Health (D.O.H) on Friday, August 28, 2020, reported 43 new cases of the novel coronavirus in the U.S. Virgin Islands, an indication that cases remain steady in the territory.

August 29th, 2020
Growing trend of hostility towards COVID-19 victims- Hon Malone

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI - While announcing new cases of the Novel Coronavirus (COVID-19) in the territory, Minister for Health and Social Development, Hon Carvin Malone (AL) has called on those living in the Virgin Islands to stop the stigma and discrimination against persons infected with the virus.

August 28th, 2020
This Week We feature Young Professional Alonya J. Ophelia

By Ron O. D’Avilar

Virgin Gorda resident Alonya J. Ophelia is not your average teenager. Her creativity and passion for desserts have led to the creation of a sweet business, ‘Alonya's Delectable Delights,’ the home of unique desserts and pastries in the Virgin Islands.

August 27th, 2020
Human Smuggling: Latinos going 'back & forth' in night- Skelton-Cline alleges

BAUGHERS BAY, Tortola, VI - Singling out Latinos and persons from the Spanish speaking community as allegedly involved in Human Smuggling, an illegal activity being blamed for the spike in COVID-19 cases in the Virgin Islands (VI), the host of 'Honestly Speaking', Mr Claude O. Skelton-Cline, has called on the community to take responsibility for those involved in such acts.


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