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November 16th, 2017
As of November 16, 2017 curfew stays the same for next 14 days

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- The National Democratic Party Government through its Cabinet agreed on Wednesday November 15, 2017 to keep the three-month old curfew in place for another 14 days.

November 16th, 2017
State of emergency before Irma was necessary- Carvin Malone

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- Former President of the Virgin Islands Party and businessman, Carvin Malone has stated that a state of emergency being called before Hurricane Irma struck would have allowed residents of the Virgin Islands to better secure themselves and properties for the monster storm.

November 15th, 2017
'No point in state of emergency before Hurricane Irma' - Premier Smith

WICKHAM'S CAY II, Tortola, VI - The day after category 5 hurricane Irma destroyed the territory, there was widespread looting of many businesses. Then, His Excellency Governor Augustus J. U. Jaspert declared a state of emergency where the UK military and the Royal Virgin Islands Police Force (RVIPF) officers were called upon to maintain law and order.

October 24th, 2017
New Ltd Partnership Act 2017; Another VI investment tool

DUFF'S BOTTOM, Tortola, VI- The post hurricanes Irma and Maria House of Assembly (HoA) meeting was held on Thursday October 5, 2017 at the home of the Hon Julian Fraser Save the Seed National Basketball League gymnasium, the Save the Seed Energy Centre in Duff's Bottom, Tortola.

October 6th, 2017
Curfew violators could face $1000 fine, 3 months in jail

DUFF’S BOTTOM, Tortola, VI - During the Tenth Sitting of the Second Session of the Third House of Assembly (HoA) on Thursday October 5, 2017 at the Save the Seed Energy Center in Duff's Bottom, Tortola, the Curfew Act 2017 was passed in order to give the government power to impose a curfew without the governor declaring a State of Emergency.

October 5th, 2017
State of Emergency ends midnight, curfew to continue

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- The State of Emergency called by Governor Augustus J. U. Jaspert a day after Hurricane Irma devastated the Virgin Islands on September 6, 2017 will end at midnight, however, the curfew will remain in place until Government sees it necessary to lift.

October 5th, 2017
UPDATE: HoA to meet today @ Save the Seed Energy Centre

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- The Tenth Sitting of the Second Session of the Third House of Assembly will be held today, October 5, 2017 at the Save the Seed Energy Centre at Duff's Bottom, on the main island of Tortola, instead of Ritter House on Wickham's Cay II.

September 25th, 2017
HoA to meet soon to consider removal of State of Emergency

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- Almost three weeks after Hurricane Irma devastated the Virgin Islands (VI), leaving death, homelessness, chaos, looting and confusion, with no one clear as to who is in charge, the House of Assembly (HoA) is to meet.

September 25th, 2016
USVI Governor declares state of emergency in mental health care

VI CONSORTIUM

CHARLOTTE AMALIE, St Thomas, USVI — A state of emergency in mental health care has been declared by US Virgin Islands (USVI) Governor Kenneth E. Mapp, Government House announced late Friday September 23, 2016.

September 6th, 2015
State of emergency declared following shootings on St Croix

ST THOMAS SOURCE

Retaliation. Retaliation. Retaliation.

And it did not stop Saturday. As reporters gathered at Government House for a press conference with acting Gov. Osbert E. Potter concerning the tide of violence that had spread across St. Croix, reports came in of another shooting that had just taken place on Queen Mary Highway near the red light by St. Croix Central High School – another car riddled with bullets, another young man hit by several bullets and in serious condition.



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