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March 28th, 2020
Bank of Asia gifts VI protective supplies to fight COVID-19

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- The Government of the Virgin Islands has received over 10,000 pieces of protective gear including medical masks, gowns, gloves, glasses and temperature measurers from the Bank of Asia to assist in the fight against the COVID-19 pandemic.

March 24th, 2020
Senator Alicia V. Barnes calls for suspension of electricity disconnections in USVI

FREDERIKSTED, St Croix, USVI- Senator Alicia V. Barnes has implored the Governing Board of the Water and Power Authority (WAPA) to immediately suspend its policy of disconnections to all customers in the US Virgin Islands (USVI).

March 23rd, 2020
Updated BVIPA Operating Hours

PORT PURCELL, Tortola, VI- The British Virgin Islands Ports Authority (BVIPA) takes this opportunity to update the BVI community as to its new operating hours.

March 22nd, 2020
CIBC FirstCaribbean offers special financial assistance to clients affected by COVID–19

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- CIBCFirstCaribbean is committed to working with our clients, in our Retail, Business Banking, Wealth Management and Corporate Banking Segments to offer special assistance on a case by case basis for those adversely impacted by the COVID -19 pandemic.

March 21st, 2020
Pleasure vessels will only be cleared at West End Ferry Terminal

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI - The British Virgin Islands Ports Authority (BVIPA) is updating yachters on the announcement that was issued on March 13, 2020, regarding the Ports locations that are processing yacht clearances.

March 16th, 2020
32 registered as British citizens

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI - 32 individuals are now British citizens after having been previously naturalised as British Overseas Territories Citizens.

March 14th, 2020
BVIPA temporarily suspends services @ select ports

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI - While there have been no reported cases of COVID-19 in the British Virgin Islands, after carefully reviewing the clearance procedures at our Ports of Entry and in the best interest of our employees, we are proceeding with the temporary closure of select Ports and suspending our Ambassador Service Program at all Ports of entry.

March 13th, 2020
Environmental Health recommends approved list of disinfectants

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- In response to the coronavirus disease COVID-19, the Environmental Health Division is providing the Virgin Islands public on an approved list of disinfectants to be used to clean surfaces.

March 12th, 2020
Dr Carolyn O’Neal Morton appointed Permanent Secretary in Premier’s Office

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- Dr Carolyn O’Neal Morton has been appointed as the Permanent Secretary in the Premier's Office.

March 11th, 2020
ESHS & Cedar Int'l advance to final debate round

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI - The Elmore Stoutt High School and Cedar International School have advanced to the finals of the secondary school debate.

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