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May 20th, 2022
Haitian national escapes Immigration detention

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- Chief Immigration Officer, Mr Ian B. Penn is seeking the public’s assistance to locate Haitian national Ms Elena Milord who escaped detention between the late hours of Wednesday, May 18 and early Thursday, May 19, 2022.

April 26th, 2022
15 Illegal Immigrants captured on Anegada

SETTING POINT, Anegada, VI- Chief Immigration Officer, Mr Ian B. Penn has said 15 illegal immigrants are now in the custody of the Department of Immigration following an exercise by the officers of the Joint Task Force on Anegada on Sunday, April 24, 2022.

March 18th, 2022
Nearly 200 non-compliant charter vessels detained by HM Customs

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- Some 184 vessels detained recently by the Her Majesty's Customs (HMP) have been given an extended grace period to pay up on fines or face stiffer penalties.

March 17th, 2022
Broderick Penn blasted for demonising clampdown on defaulting charter boats

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- Recently persons in the yacht charter industry have taken to social media to complain about the clampdown by HM Customs on vessels not in compliance with the territory’s laws, including not having a valid license or safety certificate.

February 15th, 2017
BFEC students allegedly suspended for not cleaning windows properly

VALLEY, Virgin Gorda, VI- Parents of students attending the Bregado Flax Education Centre (BFEC) are upset that the school has allegedly taken a decision to suspend some students for not properly cleaning windows during detention.

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