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October 26th, 2020
GPS tracking & multiple COVID-19 tests for VI tourists

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI – Tourists who arrive in the Virgin Islands (VI) from December 1, 2020, will be required to meet strict requirements, including GPS tracking and multiple instances of COVID-19 testing, before they are allowed unrestricted access to the territory.

October 23rd, 2020
‘Gov’t COVID-19 methods worked, we all are alive’ - Premier Fahie

GREAT HARBOUR, Jost van Dyke, VI – With the Virgin Islands (VI) recording just one death, that of a Filipino, early on in the territory's handling of the COVID-19 pandemic, Premier and Minister of Finance, Hon Andrew A. Fahie (R1) says the territory's extreme measure has worked to saved lives.

October 7th, 2020
Cabinet welcomes new Attorney General Dawn J. Smith

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- The Cabinet of the Virgin Islands today, October 7, 2020, welcomed its newest member, Attorney General Honourable Dawn J. Smith.

October 3rd, 2020
Forbes-Vanterpool in as Chair & Dr Smith Vice-Chair in HLSCC leadership shake-up

PARAQUITA BAY, Tortola, VI – The Virgin Islands (VI) premier tertiary learning institution, the H. Lavity Stoutt Community College (HLSCC), is now under new leadership with a new Chairman, Deputy Chairman of the Board of Governors as well as the appointment of a new President and Vice President.

October 1st, 2020
UPDATE: VI curfew remains from 8:00pm to 5:00am for next 7 days

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- The curfew hours of 8:00pm to 5:00am will remain in the Virgin Islands for the next seven days, according to an instrument published in the Official Gazette on September 30, 2020.

September 16th, 2020
Julio S. Henry blasts Governor for delaying Cannabis Act

BAUGHERS BAY, Tortola, VI – Social Commentator and former talk show host, Julio S. Henry aka ‘Sam’ has chastised the current Virgin Islands Constitution Order 2007 for what he underscored as empowering of Governor Augustus J.U. Jaspert to have the final say on affairs in the Territory, including bills passed in the House.

September 15th, 2020
New 14-day curfew from 5:00pm To 5:00am imposed in VI

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- The Cabinet of the Virgin Islands has advised the National Security Council to impose a new restricted 14-day curfew from 5:00pm to 5:00am daily starting from today, September 16 to 29, 2020.

September 4th, 2020
Hon Turnbull falsely claims Gov’t spending $17K per barge

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI – Premier and Minister of Finance, Hon Andrew A. Fahie (R1) has shut down Opposition claims that the Virgin Islands Government is paying some $51,000 a day for three barges to boost the Territory's border security in the COVID-19 fight.

August 31st, 2020
COVID-19: Cabinet decision will be in best interest of VI- Premier

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI - As the public awaits the decision of Cabinet on whether it will proceed into another 24/7 14-day lockdown of the Virgin Islands (VI) given a spike in COVID-19 cases, Premier and Minister of Finance, Honourable Andrew A. Fahie (R1) has assured that whatever the outcome, it will be in the best interest of the Territory.

August 31st, 2020
‘I have no problems with the lockdown’- Hon Fraser

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI –Senor Legislator and Opposition Member in the Virgin Islands (VI) House of Assembly (HoA), Hon Julian Fraser RA (R3) said he has no objections to any new lockdown as a measure to control the recent spike in COVID-19 cases in the Territory.

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