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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.

November 28th, 2020
Tourists can ‘swim around their boats’ during 4-day quarantine – Premier

DUFF’S BOTTOM, Tortola, VI – Virgin Islands Premier and Minister of Finance, Hon Andrew A. Fahie (R1) said during the first 4-day mandatory quarantine period after tourists arrive in the Virgin Islands (VI), they can swim but they will not be allowed to intermingle with the public.

November 27th, 2020
Premier Fahie makes it clear he never said no corruption exists in VI

DUFF’S BOTTOM, Tortola, VI – Premier and Minister of Finance, Hon Andrew A. Fahie (R1) has said that, relating to the recent historic $250M drug bust in the territory, he never said there is no corruption in the Virgin Islands (VI), rather, he praised the system for making the discovery.

November 19th, 2020
3-hr curfew extended to another 14 days in VI

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- A curfew still remains for the Virgin Islands as the 3-hour curfew imposed on November 5, 2020, has been extended to another 14 days.

November 16th, 2020
Gov’t spent $57.4M in unbudgeted COVID-19 expenses so far - Premier Fahie

DUFF'S BOTTOM, Tortola, VI – The COVID-19 pandemic in the Virgin Islands (VI) has so far cost the territory a whopping $57.4 million in direct expenses that were not initially budgeted for in 2020, Premier and Minister of Finance, Hon Andrew A. Fahie (R1) has revealed.

November 11th, 2020
USVI shopping day trip ‘days are gone’ – Premier Fahie

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI – Premier and Minister of Finance, Hon Andrew A. Fahie (R1) has said the days of shopping day trips to the US Virgin Islands (USVI) are over for the people of the Virgin Islands (VI), given the risks of COVID-19.

November 11th, 2020
VI Gov't reduces cost of travel app, bracelet & COVID-19 tests to $175 total

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI - Ahead of the December 1, 2020 reopening of the territory's borders and after consultations with stakeholders and medical experts, the Government of the Virgin Islands (VI) has announced major reductions in associated costs for travellers to the VI to meet the requirements implemented as a result of the COVID-19 pandemic.

November 5th, 2020
VI curfew now reduced to 3 hours for next 14 days

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- With no reported active COVID-19 cases and being less than a month away from the reopening of its borders to international visitors, the Virgin Islands has reduced its curfew hours to 3, beginning today, November 5, 2020.

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