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November 30th, 2019
'2019 Hurricane Season ended incident-free for VI'- Premier Fahie

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI - With a stark reminder that the 2020 Hurricane Season is just 6 months away, Premier and Minister of Finance, Hon Andrew A. Fahie (R1) expressed gratitude that 2019 season officially ended incident-free for the Virgin Islands (VI).

November 24th, 2019
BVIEC linesmen return from Bahamas deployment

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI - Four Linesmen from the BVI Electricity Corporation (BVIEC) who departed on October 7, 2019, to help the hurricane-ravaged Bahamas islands of Grand Bahama and Abaco in their electricity restoration efforts have returned to the Virgin Islands (VI).

October 17th, 2019
'Greedy capitalists paying no heed to Climate Change'- Premier Fahie

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI - With the Bahamas still grappling with the aftermath of Hurricane Dorian that ravaged the country in September of 2019, Premier and Minister of Finance, Hon Andrew A. Fahie (R1) says now more than ever, the region and especially the Virgin Islands (VI) must focus on building resilient economies to mitigate the effects of climate change.

September 25th, 2019
Operations resume @ Beef Island, VG & Anegada Airports

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI - With Tropical Storm Warnings lifted for the Virgin Islands, according to the Department of Disaster Management (DDM) through the Antigua and Barbuda Meteorological Services, the BVI Airports Authority (BVIAA) has indicated that normal operations have resumed at the territory's airports.

September 24th, 2019
Premier urges private sector to protect safety of employees

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI - Reiterating his mantra to 'Get Ready, Stay Ready!' Premier and Minister of Finance, Hon Andrew A. Fahie (R1) in his latest update today, September 24, 2019, said that after weakening in the early part of last evening, the system has upgraded back to Tropical Storm strength and as such, the safety of people remains paramount.

September 24th, 2019
‘Expect heightened police presence for Karen’ - CoP Matthews

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI – With the Virgin Islands on Tropical Storm Warning as TS Karen is expected to track through the territory by Tuesday morning, September 24, 2019, Commissioner of Police, Mr Michael B. Matthews says citizens can expect to see heightened police presence on the roadways.

September 22nd, 2019
Tropical Storm Karen forms in South Atlantic

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI - Tropical Storm Karen formed early Sunday morning, September 22, 2019, just east of the Windward Islands with maximum winds of 40 mph.

September 21st, 2019
VI given 'All Clear' as Hurricane Jerry moves on

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI - Acting Governor of the Virgin Islands (VI), Mr David D. Archer Jr. has given the 'All Clear' that the territory is out of harm's way with regards to the trajectory of Hurricane Jerry of the 2019 Atlantic Hurricane Season.

September 21st, 2019
'VI stands prepared to assist with Bermuda's recovery'- Premier Fahie

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI - Virgin Islands Premier and Minister of Finance, Hon Andrew A. Fahie (R1) says the territory stands ready to assist with the recovery of the Hurricane Humberto hit Bermuda, following some amount of devastation from the storm.

September 19th, 2019
Residents urged to store water ahead of Hurricane Jerry

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI - Residents of the Virgin Islands (VI) are being encouraged to store water for at least three days should the territory face adverse weather as a result of Hurricane Jerry, which can result in the closure of pipelines.

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