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October 29th, 2020
Opposition admits to having no documented plan for tourism reopening

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI – Although the Virgin Islands Opposition has been loud with criticisms of the Honourable Andrew A. Fahie administration regarding the tourism protocols, calling them onerous, stringent and impractical, Opposition Legislator Hon Melvin M. Turnbull (R2) has admitted that the Opposition does not have a documented plan of its own.

October 29th, 2020
Reopening the borders of the VI- A different perspective

Kenneth G. Gladstone

My beloved Brothers and Sisters, sincere greetings.

The current administration under Premier, the Honourable Andrew A. Fahie (R1), has done a phenomenal job of containing COVID-19 to achieving a zero-infection rate in the Virgin Islands (VI). This proves that the aggressive containment strategy employed by the current administration is indeed calculated, and the only thing necessary at this point is to continue enforcing this functional system to maintain the current results.

October 29th, 2020
Well-loved Virgin Gordian Ali O’Neal aka ‘Bull’ passes

VALLEY, Virgin Gorda, VI- The Virgin Gorda community has been thrown into a state of shock and mourning with the sudden passing of one of its popular sons.

October 29th, 2020
‘I support the people to civil unrest’- Hon Marlon A. Penn

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- In a jaw-dropping response, Leader of the Opposition Honourable Marlon A. Penn (R8) has said he supports civil unrest against the Government of the Virgin Islands over the tourism protocols which he has labelled as impractical.

October 29th, 2020
Opposition Leader slams Gov't’s reopening protocols as ‘impractical’

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- Opposition Leader Honourable Marlon A. Penn (R8) has labelled the recently released protocols for reopening of the Virgin Islands to tourists as impractical.

October 28th, 2020
November is Culture & Tourism Month; Food Fair planned

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- The Virgin Islands’ first-ever Culture and Tourism Month will be observed in November with a food fair which will incorporate a Schools’ Arts Festival.

October 28th, 2020
Victoria Rowlette defends title @ 2020 Virgin's Cup & William Thornton Race

NANNY CAY, VI- Victoria Rowlette, at the helm of Whoop Whoop, defended her title in the 2020 Virgin's Cup and William Thornton Race on Saturday, October 24, 2020.

October 28th, 2020
$10K bail for Johnson’s Ghut man charged for alleged drug offences

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- A young man from Johnson’s Ghut was slapped with $10,000 bail after he was arrested and charged for Possession of a Controlled Drug and Possession of a Controlled Drug with Intent to Supply, according to the Arrest Blotter for October 18 to October 24, 2020, as released by the Royal Virgin Islands Police Force (RVIPF) today, October 28, 2020.

October 28th, 2020
8th day COVID-19 test for tourists under review

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI – In an effort to bring down the associated costs of COVID-19 testing to tourists, as well as reducing the number of tests to be administered, Minister for Health and Social Development, Honourable Carvin Malone (AL) said the administration is working to review the 4th COVID-19 test requirement.

October 28th, 2020
No day trips into VI likely before March 2021- Hon Malone

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- The tourism sector of the Virgin Islands that relies heavily on visitors coming into the territory on a day trip will have to wait at least another five months before it can begin to receive such tourists.


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