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April 4th, 2020
UPDATE: Men charged for breaching curfew & illegal entry into VI

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI – The two men who illegally entered the Virgin Islands (VI) after a trip to the United States Virgin Islands (USVI) for smuggling activity, have been charged according to a release from the Royal Virgin Islands Police Force (RVIPF).

April 4th, 2020
Rotary BVI & SSB partner to raise 50K for FSN

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI - In response to an urgent need by the Family Support Network for funds to purchase food, the Social Security Board and the Rotary Family of the Virgin Islands have agreed to collaborate to raise $50,000.00 in the first instance.

April 2nd, 2020
VI begins 3 days of shopping before 14-day lockdown

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- The Virgin Islands has started three days of shopping before the Territory goes on a 14-day round-the-clock lockdown from Saturday evening, April 4, 2020.

April 2nd, 2020
Telecom providers urged to not cut customers' phones

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- Telecommunication companies in the Virgin Islands have been told by Premier and Minister of Finance, Honourable Andrew A. Fahie (R1) to not disconnect the telephone or mobile services of any customer during this curfew period.

April 1st, 2020
Residents allowed to shop via surnames for next 3 days

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- The Virgin Islands will go into a full 14-day lockdown from Saturday evening, April 4, 2020 but will be given 3 days before to stock up for the round-the clock curfew.

March 31st, 2020
New 'managed' 14-day curfew begins Thursday, April 2, 2020

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- Another 14 days of 'managed' curfew to mitigate community spread of COVID-19 will come into effect from 6:01am on Thursday, April 2, 2020, Premier and Minister of Finance, Honourable Andrew A. Fahie (R1) announced moments ago, March 31, 2020.

March 30th, 2020
‘Manage your anxiety’ to cope during lockdown- Dr June M. Samuel

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- “The anxiety that we feel is expected and that is the first thing I want persons to be aware of,” Chief of Medical Staff of the BVI Health Services Authority and Psychiatrist, Dr June M. Samuel has stated regarding the COVID-19 pandemic.

March 29th, 2020
‘Let’s keep faith alive’- Hon Kye M. Rymer

HUNTUMS GHUT, Tortola, VI- Noting that he is well aware there are many questions regarding what will happen when the mandatory 24-hour curfew ends, Minister for Transportation, Works and Utilities, Honourable Kye M. Rymer (R5) has assured that Government is working diligently to identify, develop and put in place the solutions to ensure that all the social, physical and economical concerns are kept in focus and addressed.

March 29th, 2020
UPDATE: Bishop Cline given 'warning' & released

DUFFS BOTTOM, Tortola, VI- Virgin Islands News Online (VINO) can confirm that Bishop John I. Cline has been released following his arrest for allegedly violating the 24-hour curfew this morning, Sunday, March 29, 2020.

March 29th, 2020
4 charged for breaking curfew on Day 1 of mandatory 24-hour lockdown

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- Four men were yesterday, Saturday, March 28, 2020, charged and released on their own recognisance for breaking the mandatory 24-hour curfew put in place by Government to help mitigate the spread of Novel Coronavirus (COVID-19).

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