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September 20th, 2021
Detained persons refusing to take COVID-19 test– Hon Malone

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI – While detailing an alarming number of local COVID-19 cases in the Virgin Islands, Minister for Health and Social Development, Hon Carvin Malone (AL) has announced that a trend has emerged where persons are refusing to test for COVID-19 when in conflict with the law or are being detained.

September 20th, 2021
Mentally ill youth nearly drowns self near RT ferry dock

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI– A 20-year-old male patient of the Behavioural Ward of Dr D. Orlando Smith Hospital was rescued from the waters adjacent to the Road Town Ferry Terminal, thanks to the heroic efforts of officers of the Royal Virgin Islands Police Force (RVIPF).

September 20th, 2021
US flies Haitian migrants back home from border

BBC NEWS

The United States has started flying migrants out of a Texas border town that has seen an influx of mostly Haitian migrants over the past week.

September 20th, 2021
Children given daily time limit on China's TikTok

BBC NEWS

Douyin, China’s version of TikTok, will limit use of the platform for children to 40 minutes a day.

September 20th, 2021
UPDATE: Man found dead @ Slaney identified as Trent Harrigan

SLANEY, Tortola, VI- Virgin Islands News Online can now confirm that the man found unresponsive and later pronounced dead on Sunday, September 19, 2021, has been identified as Trent Harrigan.

September 20th, 2021
USVI senator attends function despite testing positive for COVID-19

VI CONSORTIUM

FREDERIKSTED, St Croix, USVI- US Virgin Islands (USVI) senator Marvin A. Blyden tested positive for Covid-19 twice on Wednesday, September 15, 2021, first at the USVI Legislature and a second time through a test performed at the USVI Department of Health. The senator had sought the second test, he said, to ascertain that he had indeed contracted the virus.

September 20th, 2021
No administration has 'focused more on its people' than VIP Gov'ts– Premier

VALLEY, Virgin Gorda, VI– While touting health and education as two major pillars of society, Virgin Islands (VI) Premier and Minister of Finance, Hon Andrew A. Fahie (R1) said the people still remain the primary asset of any country.

September 20th, 2021
Pastor prays for employers to treat employees fairly, paying NHI, SS dues

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- Pastor of the Church of God of Holiness Calvin K. Mills has beseeched God to enable employers to treat their employees fairly and pay their Social Security and National Health Insurance dues.

September 19th, 2021
Only 2 District League games tonight as Blazers vs Guns clash 'rescheduled'

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- Fans looking forward to the mouth-watering clash between Guns and VG Bayside Blazers in the BVI Basketball Federation (BVIBF) National 'District' League will have to wait a little longer as the game scheduled for this evening, September 19, 2021, is no longer on.

September 19th, 2021
Tropical Storm Peter influencing weather in VI- DDM

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- Elevated levels of moisture and instability in the atmosphere associated with the movement of Tropical Storm Peter closer to the area will significantly increase the chances for shower and thunderstorm activity over and around the islands during the next 24 hours, the Department of Disaster Management (DDM) said today, September 19, 2021.

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