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August 4th, 2021
Governor extends VI curfew to August 20, 2021

WICKHAM'S CAY 1, Tortola, VI- His Excellency Governor John J. Rankin CMG has extended the existing curfew to August 20, 2021, as per the powers conferred on him by sections three and four of the Curfew Act, 2017 (No. 20 of 2017).

August 2nd, 2021
Pedestrian pepper-sprayed & arrested for allegedly breaking curfew

EAST END, Tortola, VI – Information coming into Virgin Islands News Online (VINO) is that a pedestrian was on Friday, July 30, 2021, arrested for breaching the curfew and pepper-sprayed after reportedly failing to obey police orders.

July 19th, 2021
7:00pm to 5:00 am curfew to continue in VI– Hon Malone

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- Minister for Health and Social Development Honourable Carvin Malone (AL) has said the 7:00 pm to 5:00 am curfew currently in place in the Virgin Islands will continue for 14 more days.

July 5th, 2021
No lockdown but night curfew returns following COVID-19 surge in VI

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- With the territory now seeing a dramatic rise in COVID-19 cases, the Government of the Virgin Islands has announced new suppression measures, including a nighttime curfew.

June 28th, 2021
Sea curfew being reviewed – Premier

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- The existing sea-based curfew in the Virgin Islands (VI) is being reviewed.

May 10th, 2021
VIP Gov’t worked hard despite COVID-19 challenges – Premier Fahie

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI – Virgin Islands (VI) Premier and Minister of Finance, Hon Andrew A. Fahie (R1) said despite the challenges brought about by the pandemic over the past year, his Virgin Islands Party (VIP) administration worked extremely hard to do the best they could.

April 8th, 2021
2:00am to 5:00am curfew on land ‘is no more’- Premier Fahie

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- The 3-hour curfew in the Virgin Islands has been lifted for non-marine operations.

April 8th, 2021
USVI’s tourist wave ‘comes at a price’ – Deputy Premier

BAUGHERS BAY, Tortola, VI- Deputy Premier and Minister for Education, Culture, Youth Affairs, Fisheries and Agriculture Dr the Honourable Natalio D. Wheatley (R7) has reminded residents, especially those who are displeased that a tourism wave is being seen in the neighbouring United States Virgin Islands (USVI) while the sector is near stagnant in the territory, the tourism wave in the USVI comes at a price.

March 12th, 2021
New Curfew Order signed!

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- The Virgin Islands will remain under a 3-hour curfew until March 25, 2021, according to a new Curfew Order signed by Governor John J. Rankin, CMG on March 11, 2021, and published in the Official Gazette the same day.

February 15th, 2021
Further travel restrictions may be needed to keep new COVID strains out- Hon Malone

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- As countries in the region and further afield battle with the coronavirus pandemic, including new strains of the virus, the Virgin Islands intends to remain proactive in keeping the territory safe.

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