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January 14th, 2021
3-hour curfew remains in VI until Jan 28, 2021

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- The Virgin Islands will remain under a 3-hour curfew until January 28, 2021, according to a new Curfew Order signed by Governor Augustus J. U. Jaspert on January 13, 2021 and gazetted today, January 14, 2021.

December 30th, 2020
Curfew among items on Thursday’s final HoA sitting for 2020

DUFF'S BOTTOM, Tortola, VI - The Fifth Sitting of the Third Session of the Fourth House of Assembly (HoA) of the Virgin Islands (VI), which will be the final sitting of the legislature for 2020 is set for Thursday, December 31, 2020, at the Save the Seed Energy Centre in Duff's Bottom, Tortola.

December 28th, 2020
COVID-19: UK commended VI for ‘exemplary’ use of resources - Premier

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI – Premier and Minister of Finance, Hon Andrew A. Fahie (R1) says that in recent correspondence with the UK, the territory was hailed for its use of limited resources to navigate the COVID-19 pandemic.

December 27th, 2020
Tourist influx account for largest share of all holiday arrivals

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI – Premier and Minister of Finance, Hon Andrew A. Fahie (R1) has revealed that some 2,315 persons came to the territory since the December 1, 2020, re-opening of VI’s borders, the single largest share being tourists.

December 25th, 2020
COVID-19 ‘cannot extinguish the hope in our hearts’ – Premier’s Christmas Message

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI – Premier and Minister of Finance, Hon Andrew A. Fahie (R1) in his 2020 Christmas message has reminded citizens that despite the presence of the global COVID-19 pandemic, the hope and spirit of festive season still lives in the hearts of many.

December 17th, 2020
‘Irresponsible & Disrespectful!’- Premier wants $20K fine for breaking quarantine

DUFF’S BOTTOM, Tortola, VI – Premier and Minister of Finance, Hon Andrew A. Fahie (R1) says he is pushing for a $20,000 increase in fines, if possible, for persons who break COVID-19 quarantine in the Virgin Islands (VI).

December 12th, 2020
Gov’t will honour advanced bookings to enter VI through seaports - Premier

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI – Premier and Minister of Finance, Hon Andrew A. Fahie (R1) has given the assurance that persons who booked trips to enter the Virgin Islands through the seaports, would be given the opportunity to enter the territory via other means, as the government moves to defer the re-opening of the sector until January 21, 2021.

December 9th, 2020
‘VI handled COVID-19 all on its own’– Premier Fahie

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI – Premier and Minister of Finance, Hon Andrew A, Fahie (R1) has reminded that the territory has handled the entire COVID-19 pandemic on its own, without any financial help from the United Kingdom (UK), and this he says the territory should be proud of.

December 8th, 2020
More tourists than expected caused some delays in system - Premier Fahie

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI - Despite heavy criticisms that the Virgin Islands' strict COVID-19 travel policies would deter tourists from coming to the territory, an influx of tourists has now created some logistical challenges for the Government.

December 1st, 2020
‘We are ready for you!’ – Premier on tourism sector reopening

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI – Offering a warm welcome to tourists ahead of today’s December 1, 2020, reopening of the Virgin Islands tourism sector, Premier and Minister of Finance (R1), Hon Andrew A. Fahie (R1) says the territory is now open and ready for an influx of tourist arrivals.

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