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October 31st, 2020
The BREXIT horror hovering about the UK

By Dickson C. Igwe

Ok. This Old Boy, to the consternation of his army of critics, never believed Brexit was a good idea. He understood that in a world where regions were integrating and where the two main superpowers- China and the USA- were increasingly bellicose, staying within a united Europe offered the type of protection one obtains living in a well-fortified castle in a vast, terrifying, and violent forest.

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
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
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.

October 28th, 2020
VI’s reopening protocols ‘more accommodating’ than many destinations– Premier Fahie

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- Amid criticisms from some persons that the protocols for visitors to the Virgin Islands are too stringent, Premier and Minister of Finance with the portfolio for Tourism, Honourable Andrew A. Fahie (R1) has said the protocols are actually "more accomodating" than many countries.

October 27th, 2020
VI not seeking ‘short term benefits & long-term misery’ – Dr the Hon Wheatley

BAUGHERS BAY, Tortola, VI – Deputy Premier and Minister for Education, Culture, Youth Affairs, Fisheries, and Agriculture, Dr the Honourable Natalio D. Wheatley (R7) has said the Virgin Islands (VI) is not looking for any COVID-19 economic strategy that will bring short term benefits and long term misery to the territory.

October 27th, 2020
FirstBank notifies clients about 'security event'

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI - FirstBank has detected a security event in its systems, which has impacted several of its service channels.

October 27th, 2020
VI to introduce ‘Gateway’ mobile app for travellers

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- The Virgin Islands will be introducing a mobile application for visitors, as the territory gets set to reopen its borders on December 1, 2020.

October 27th, 2020
COVID-19, November 3 & December 1

Alred C. Frett

When Nigerian SARS is bigger than our COVID-19:

No matter how hard we seek to avoid Truth, facts remain facts and we will never save ourselves by living lies… This Virus is an evolving mystery and instead of joining Trump in self-congratulation about Cures, we should query the sudden avalanche of COVID-19 positives which disappeared just as quickly as they appeared… Maybe if Trump lived here, he would market Sea Grass as a COVID Cure.

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