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August 31st, 2020
‘I have no problems with the lockdown’- Hon Fraser

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI –Senor Legislator and Opposition Member in the Virgin Islands (VI) House of Assembly (HoA), Hon Julian Fraser RA (R3) said he has no objections to any new lockdown as a measure to control the recent spike in COVID-19 cases in the Territory.

August 29th, 2020
More businesses approved to open in partial lockdown

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI - Even as the territory has recorded a spate of new COVID-19 cases, Cabinet has taken bold steps to allow a broader category of business and entities to operate in the current 5:00 pm to 5:00 am, 14-day curfew that commenced from Wednesday, August 26, 2020.

August 28th, 2020
Premier slams Opposition for 'fanning flames of misinformation'

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI - Premier and Minister of Finance, Hon Andrew A. Fahie (R1) has blasted Opposition Members for what he called mischief and spreading misinformation, following an Opposition press briefing where comments were made about an alleged antagonistic relationship between the Fahie Administration and the Governor.

August 27th, 2020
‘Your Premier is not in any fight with the Governor or the UK’- Hon Fahie

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- After Governor Augustus J. U. Jaspert told the public that the Virgin Islands Government had declined the United Kingdom’s offer to send its Royal Navy to help with border security, there have been strong criticisms of the government from certain sections of the public and some have speculated and circulated that the Premier is in a fight with the Governor.

August 22nd, 2020
Church sermons, faith-based activities now limited to 20 persons

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI - Following an August 21, 2020, spike in COVID-19 cases by 9 as a result of community spread, Minister for Health and Social Development, Hon Carvin Malone (AL) has announced new restrictions on the gathering of people.

August 18th, 2020
Cabinet approves Phase 2 of Restricted Border Re-opening Plan

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- The Cabinet of the Virgin Islands has approved Phase 2 of the Restricted Border Re-opening Plan to take effect from September 1, 2020, according to a press release from Government today, August 18, 2020.

July 25th, 2020
Premier & family test negative for COVID-19

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI - As the government continues its mandate of testing everyone who visited or reside on the sister island of Jost van Dyke following a possible COVID-19 exposure, Premier and Minister of Finance, Hon Andrew A. Fahie (R1) said that he too, has been tested for the virus.

July 24th, 2020
Cabinet approves Dean B. Fahie as Acting MD @ BVIPA

PORT PURCELL, Tortola, VI- Over a month after our news centre had first and accurately stated that Mr Dean B. Fahie was tipped for the post of Managing Director of the BVI Ports Authority (BVIPA), Cabinet of the Virgin Islands has approved the appointment.

July 20th, 2020
Dawn F. Crabbe-Herbert tipped to chair Recreation Trust

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- Information just reaching our newsroom is that local businesswoman and sports organiser, Dawn F. Crabbe-Herbert has been tipped to chair the Recreation Trust of the Virgin Islands.

July 8th, 2020
Cabinet approves penalties for violating COVID-19 measures

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI - The Cabinet of the Virgin Islands (VI) today, Wednesday, July 8, 2020, approved a range of penalties and fines for both individuals and businesses who violate COVID-19 guidelines meant to prevent the spread of the virus.

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