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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 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 27th, 2020
PHOTO of the Day: Restaurant sends notice to thieves

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- With at least three armed robberies reported in the Virgin Islands within a week, one restaurant has put robbers on early notice that they would be wasting their time trying to execute a robbery there.

March 26th, 2020
‘We have enough supplies here & on the way’- RTW Managing Director

PASEA ESTATE, Tortola, VI- As a surge in shopping has been witnessed at supermarkets across the Territory ever since Novel Coronavirus (COVID-10) became a real threat to the Virgin Islands, there have been concerns as to whether there are adequate supplies to meet the local demands now and over the coming days and months.

March 26th, 2020
Lines build @ local supermarkets ahead of 24-hour curfew

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- Following the announcement by Government on Wednesday, March 25, 2020 that the Virgin Islands will be on 24-hour curfew from 8:00pm on Friday, March 27, 2020 to 6:00am April 2, 2020, persons have started to flock at supermarkets to stock up for the lock-down.

March 25th, 2020
RTW rewards employees with one-time bonus

PASEA ESTATE, Tortola, VI- As supermarkets across the Territory continue to be flooded with shoppers in response to the threat of the Novel Coronavirus, store workers have been kept busy stocking, restocking and sanitising around the clock in order to make the shopping experience a smooth and safe one.

March 25th, 2020
'Emergency' sitting of HOA on Friday to tighten quarantine & curfew rules

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- An emergency sitting of the Virgin Islands House of Assembly (HoA) will be held on Friday, March 27, 2020 to give more teeth to the existing quarantine and curfew rules in the Virgin Islands.

March 24th, 2020
Dominican Republic records highest COVID-19 cases in Caribbean

SANTO DOMINGO, Dominican Republic - As confirmed cases of the dreaded Novel Coronavirus (COVID-19) continue to soar in Europe, the Americas and other parts of the world, the [British] Virgin Islands is one of the few countries yet to confirm its first case.

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).

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