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November 12th, 2023
Deputy Governor David D. Archer Jr is Acting as Governor

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- Deputy Governor, Mr David D. Archer, Jr will act in the Office of Governor from November 12 to November 24, 2023, in the absence of His Excellency the Governor, Mr John J. Rankin, CMG, who will be out of the Territory.

May 10th, 2023
US District Court Judge denies lift on travel ban for Fahie’s daughters

MIAMI, Florida, USA - The two daughters of Ex-Premier of the Virgin Islands (VI) Andrew A. Fahie may not be able to travel to Tortola to attend the funeral of their maternal grandfather, while Mr Fahie is awaiting trial in Florida on drug charges, a District Court judge has ruled.

March 18th, 2023
Reduction in transit fees expected for persons travelling to VI via St Maarten

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- Passengers traveling to the [British] Virgin Islands (VI), via St Maarten’s Princess Juliana International Airport (PJIA) will soon benefit from a reduction in transit fees from $55 to $30.

September 11th, 2022
Queen’s death: Premier Wheatley to travel with Governor Rankin to UK

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- With the passing of Queen Elizabeth II, Premier and Minister of Finance Dr the Honourable Natalio D. Wheatley (R7) has announced he will be traveling with Governor John J. Rankin, CMG to the United Kingdom (UK) to convey condolences on behalf of the Virgin Islands (VI).

April 9th, 2022
USVI closer to removing visa restrictions for C’bean nationals

CHARLOTTE AMALIE, St Thomas, USVI - The US Congress House Judiciary Committee has approved The Virgin Islands Visa Waiver Act, in the United States Virgin Islands (USVI) and the bill if further approved, would allow visitors from the Caribbean to receive a non-immigrant visitor visa exemption to enter the US Virgin Islands, for up to 45 days.

November 21st, 2021
Water Taxi Operators want extended opening hours @ West End Ferry Dock

WEST END, TORTOLA, VI – Water taxi operators in the Virgin Islands (VI) are appealing to local authorities to extend the opening hours of the West End Ferry Terminal and for the Department of Health, Customs and Immigration to synchronize their departments with the new opening hours.

October 30th, 2021
BVIPA announces new USVI/VI Ferry schedule starting Nov 1, 2021

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI - The British Virgin Islands Ports Authority (BVIPA) has announced a newly adjusted International Ferry Passenger Schedule at Road Town Jetty starting 1 November 2021.

August 30th, 2021
BVI Gateway Portal to be more 'user friendly' in a week- Premier Fahie

WEST END, Tortola, VI – Virgin Islands (VI) Premier and Minister of Finance, Honourable Andrew A. Fahie (R1) says his government is working to bring improvements to the BVI Traveller Gateway Portal, a website essential for travellers coming to the territory.

July 15th, 2021
UPDATE: VI travellers to USVI must submit negative PCR tests taken within 48 hrs of travel

CHARLOTTE AMALIE, St Thomas, USVI- In a pleasant but stern disposition, Governor of the US Virgin Islands (USVI) Albert A. Bryan Jr, through a live press conference, has warned travellers from the Virgin Islands who do not have a negative COVID-19 test taken within 48 hours of travel that they would be arrested as of Monday, July 19 2021.

May 29th, 2021
BVIPA adds additional USVI/VI ferry trip effective June 1

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI - The British Virgin Islands Ports Authority (BVIPA) has added an additional ferry trip between St Thomas and the Virgin Islands (VI) effective June 1, 2021.

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