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December 22nd, 2022
Wider cross-section of public needed on National Security Council– Hon Penn

BAUGHERS BAY, Tortola, VI– Minister for Health and Social Development under the Unity Government, Hon Marlon A. Penn (R8) is advocating for more members on the local National Security Council (NSC), which he said should involve a wider cross-section of the public.

October 10th, 2022
Parent allegedly slaps phone out teacher’s hand @ Anegada school

THE SETTLEMENT, Anegada, VI- Residents of Anegada have appealed to the Government of National Unity to pay attention to the security and safety of teachers and administrative staff at the Claudia Creque Educational Centre.

August 29th, 2022
‘We have sought to increase security @ Castle Maria’- Premier Wheatley

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- Following frequent occurrences of persons escaping Immigration detention at Castle Maria in McNamara, Premier and Minister of Finance Dr the Honourable Natalio D. Wheatley (R7), who is responsible for Immigration, has said moves are being made to tighten security at the makeshift detention facility.

July 8th, 2022
RVIPF takes up post @ BVIPA in Port Purcell

PORT PURCELL, Tortola, VI- In keeping with recommendations made by the Commissioner of the Inquiry on governance in the Virgin Islands for the Royal Virgin Islands Police Force (RVIPF) to take up the responsibility of security at the ports of entry, the RVIPF has since assigned police officers to Port Purcell.

March 26th, 2022
Unlawful conduct, gun crimes have no place in VI society– Premier Fahie

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI – Virgin Islands (VI) Premier and Minister of Finance, Hon Andrew A. Fahie (R1) has once again condemned violence in all forms in the VI, regardless of who the perpetrator may be.

March 21st, 2021
Woman evades local supermarket security with cartload of unpaid groceries!

PASEA ESTATE, Tortola, VI- Shoplifters usually try to take items without paying by concealing them in their clothing or handbags; however, one shoplifter made off with a cartload of items at RiteWay Food Markets in Pasea Estate at around 5:00pm on Friday, March 19, 2021.

February 23rd, 2021
'No effort must be spared in strengthening our security'- Gov Rankin

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- His Excellency, Governor John J. Rankin, CMG, has spoken out on the recent murders in the territory, stating that everything must be done to strengthen the security of these islands.

December 3rd, 2020
$6.4M Immigration Border Management System now operational– Ian B. Penn

BAUGHERS BAY, Tortola, VI- Chief Immigration Officer Mr Ian B. Penn has announced that the $6.4M Immigration Border Management and eVisa System is finally operational at Terrance B. Lettsome International Airport.

August 24th, 2020
24-hour surveillance for Territory's borders

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI - The Virgin Islands is moving to have 24-hour security at its borders, amid concerns of an increase in human smuggling into the Territory.

June 3rd, 2020
Cheaper to guard returnees than to shut down VI economy- Premier Fahie

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- Premier and Minister of Finance, Honourable Andrew A. Fahie (R1) said providing security to ensure returning Virgin Islanders, Belongers, Permanent Residents and Naturalised Citizens remain at their designated quarantine facilities is a better option than going through another shut down of the Virgin Islands’ economy if another wave of the Novel Coronavirus surfaces.

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