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November 24th, 2020
BVI Gateway traveller authorisation portal goes live

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI – The highly anticipated BVI Gateway Portal to facilitate the registration of persons for authorisation to travel into the Territory from December 1, 2020, is now live and is accepting applications as of today, November 24, 2020.

November 23rd, 2020
VI ports remain 'key part' of territory's economic development – Hon Fahie

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI – Premier and Minister of Finance, Hon Andrew A. Fahie (R1) in congratulating the BVI Ports Authority (BVIPA) on its 30th anniversary, said the territory's ports remain integral to the territory’s economic development.

November 19th, 2020
'Sacrifices were made' to keep public servants employed– Premier

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI – Premier and Minister of Finance, Hon Andrew A. Fahie (R1) has said that throughout the COVID-19 pandemic, his administration has had to sacrifice to ensure public officers remain employed despite the layoffs in the private sector.

November 19th, 2020
‘I said the Premier is crazy, not in a bad way’- Julio S. Henry

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI – Social Commentator Julio S. Henry aka ‘Sam’ has moved to clarify and bring context to recent comments he made on the reduction of the COVID-19 accessory cost for tourists visiting the Virgin Islands.

November 17th, 2020
‘Premier is crazy’ to reduce cost of COVID-19 tests, travel accessories- Julio S. Henry

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI - Social commentator and former talk show host, Mr Julio S. Henry aka ‘Sam’ has criticised Premier and Minister of Finance, Hon Andrew A. Fahie (R1) over a move to reduce the cost of COVID-19 travel accessories to make it more affordable for tourists to vacation in the Virgin Islands when the territory re-opens on December 1, 2020.

November 16th, 2020
Gov’t spent $57.4M in unbudgeted COVID-19 expenses so far - Premier Fahie

DUFF'S BOTTOM, Tortola, VI – The COVID-19 pandemic in the Virgin Islands (VI) has so far cost the territory a whopping $57.4 million in direct expenses that were not initially budgeted for in 2020, Premier and Minister of Finance, Hon Andrew A. Fahie (R1) has revealed.

November 13th, 2020
Unite BVI launches mental health support video series

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI - Local foundation, Unite BVI has launched a mental health support video series entitled, “Overcoming Together, Wellness Through Uncertainty,” via a partnership with Psychotherapist Kelly Bos, to explore mental health issues challenging VI residents as a result of the COVID-19 pandemic.

November 12th, 2020
Gov’t proposing 'extended' stay for persons to work remotely from VI

DUFF’S BOTTOM, Tortola, VI – The Government of the Virgin Islands (VI) is looking to capitalise on COVID-19 opportunities through new programmes aimed at attracting remote workers to the VI, while also encouraging foreign investments.

November 11th, 2020
USVI shopping day trip ‘days are gone’ – Premier Fahie

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI – Premier and Minister of Finance, Hon Andrew A. Fahie (R1) has said the days of shopping day trips to the US Virgin Islands (USVI) are over for the people of the Virgin Islands (VI), given the risks of COVID-19.

November 11th, 2020
VI Gov't reduces cost of travel app, bracelet & COVID-19 tests to $175 total

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI - Ahead of the December 1, 2020 reopening of the territory's borders and after consultations with stakeholders and medical experts, the Government of the Virgin Islands (VI) has announced major reductions in associated costs for travellers to the VI to meet the requirements implemented as a result of the COVID-19 pandemic.

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