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March 31st, 2020
BVICCHA participates in Intra-Regional Commerce & Trade Symposium

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- On Monday, March 30, 2020, the BVI Chamber of Commerce and Hotel Association (BVICCHA) participated in the Virgin Islands’ Intra-Regional Commerce and Trade Symposium hosted by the Premier’s Office via Zoom.

March 31st, 2020
Caribbean goods 'right down to tissue paper' needed in VI- Premier Fahie

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- Premier and Minister of Finance Honourable Andrew A. Fahie (R1) has turned to the other Caribbean leaders of business organisations to unite in the face of the threat to food security caused by many countries closing their borders and limiting exports, because of the Novel Coronavirus (COVID-19).

March 30th, 2020
Up to $5K fine or 12 months jail for breaking curfew - Hon Carvin Malone

DUFFS BOTTOM, Tortola, VI - With some eight persons arrested for breaking the mandatory 24/7 lockdown that commenced at 8:00pm on Friday, March 27, 2020, and runs until April 2, 2020, they could face penalties for defying the law now that the COVID-19 Control and Suppression (Miscellaneous & Provisions) Act of 2020 has been passed.

March 30th, 2020
Scotiabank announces customer assistance program

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI - As the Virgin Islands cope with the effects of the COVID-19 pandemic, Scotiabank with the aim of helping its customers have announced a number of measures to provide financial relief to those who need it most.

March 30th, 2020
VI confirms 3rd case of COVID-19

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- The Virgin Islands has announced confirmation of a third case of Novel Coronavirus (COVID-19).

March 30th, 2020
Sunshine Grocery Store in RT burglarised; One arrested

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- Sometime before 11:00am today, Monday, March 30, 2020, a man broke into Sunshine Grocery Store located on Chalwell Street close to 'Fonseca Block' in Road Town, Tortola, and made off with a number of items.

March 30th, 2020
‘The word of God was preached’ despite obstacles – Bishop Cline

DUFFS BOTTOM, Tortola, VI- Pastor of the New Life Baptist Church in Duffs Bottom, Tortola, Bishop John I. Cline says despite the huge ‘misunderstanding’ that resulted in him being arrested for breaking curfew, yesterday Sunday, March 29, 2020, the word of God was still preached at the end of the day and many received the message of the Lord.

March 30th, 2020
Food & supplies access the focus @ online Regional Symposium today, March 30

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- With the aim of exploring ways to maintain access to quality goods and supplies and ensuring competitive prices during this coronavirus period and beyond, the Government of the Virgin Islands will be convening a Regional Trade and Commerce Symposium today Monday, March 30, 2020 via the internet.

March 30th, 2020
VI asks UK for grant to assist persons unemployed by COVID-19

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- The Government of the Virgin Islands (VI) is requesting a grant from the United Kingdom (UK) to assist persons in the Territory who have been made unemployed as a result of the pandemic, Novel Coronavirus (COVID-19).

March 30th, 2020
RVIPF made 8 curfew arrests over the weekend - Governor Jaspert

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- The Royal Virgin Islands Police Force (RVIPF) apprehended eight persons for breaching the round-the clock mandatory curfew over the weekend, Governor Augustus J. U. Jaspert has said.

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