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May 25th, 2021
Joint-Agency Task Force decided to hire barges, not gov't – Premier

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- While the Andrew A. Fahie-led government has received much praise on the regional and international scene for its foresight and handling of the pandemic, a prophet is 'without honour' in his own territory it seems, as fierce critics of the government- in order to create a picture of distrust and contention- have looked past the positive results of the surveillance platform and have falsely insinuated that the government was solely responsible for the hiring of the barges.

September 30th, 2020
Hon Turnbull chided for trying to put barge owner’s name in ‘mud’

DUFF’S BOTTOM, Tortola, VI- Without presenting any evidence to support his claims, rather only what he heard, Opposition Member and Second District Representative Honourable Melvin M. Turnbull has maintained that the Government of the Virgin Islands was issuing some $17,000 per barge, per day, for three barges to assist in border patrols.

August 25th, 2020
Border surveillance team prevents attempted illegal entry- Premier Fahie

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- The recent joint task force initiative to beef up border surveillance is already bearing fruit as, according to Premier and Minister of Finance, Hon Andrew A. Fahie (R1), the team has already prevented an apparent attempt at illegal entry.

June 18th, 2020
US officials seize $2M thrown in waters off Puerto Rico


SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico- US Customs and Border Protection, Air and Marine Operations (AMO) Marine Interdiction Agents on Monday, June 15, 2020, seized more than $2 million in undeclared currency found in bags believed to be dumped from a vessel travelling near Vieques, Puerto Rico following a boat chase.

March 24th, 2020
RVIPF deploying marine assets & resources to protect borders- DCP Alwin James

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- The Royal Virgin Islands Police Force (RVIPF) will be working around the clock to heighten border patrols with the imminent threat of the Novel Coronavirus (COVID-19) that continues to rock the world and has now arrived in the neighbouring United States Virgin Islands (USVI).

June 20th, 2015
Delcita to ‘mash corns’ with Border Patrol

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI – Some old proverbs say ‘All skin teeth nah laugh’ and ‘Tell truth come fah joke’. One wonders if the hilarious comedy of Andrea “Delcita” Wright, in Border Patrol will be ‘mashing some corns’ when the show is staged on Sunday June 28, 2015 at the Sir Rupert Briercliffe Hall in Road Town, Tortola.

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