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January 21st, 2024
Gov't accepting bids for 2024 Sales of Derelict Vehicles & Vessels

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- The Government of the Virgin Islands acting through the Ministry of Finance (MOF) is accepting sealed bids for the sale of derelict vehicles and boats on an "AS IS” basis.

July 25th, 2023
Police reportedly continue to make arrests in relation to latest drug bust

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI – Information reaching our newsroom is that the Royal Virgin Islands Police Force (RVIPF) is continuing to make arrests as the investigation progresses into the seizure of cocaine and firearm and the detention of two vessels at East End on July 19, 2023.

July 21st, 2023
Vessel ‘rammed’ police boat ‘on numerous occasions’ injuring officers- CoP Collins

EAST END, Tortola, VI- At least three police officers were seriously injured when the vessel they were in was allegedly ‘rammed’ several times by another vessel attempting to evade interception off East End on July 19, 2023.

March 19th, 2022
The Moorings optimistic of resolving compliance issues in 1 or 2 weeks- Peter Cochran

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- The Moorings, the largest sailing fleet in the [British] Virgin Islands which had a number of its vessels detained for being non-compliant with the territory’s laws, is optimistic of resolving its issues as early as next week.

April 8th, 2021
2:00am to 5:00am curfew on land ‘is no more’- Premier Fahie

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- The 3-hour curfew in the Virgin Islands has been lifted for non-marine operations.

October 1st, 2020
UPDATE: VI curfew remains from 8:00pm to 5:00am for next 7 days

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- The curfew hours of 8:00pm to 5:00am will remain in the Virgin Islands for the next seven days, according to an instrument published in the Official Gazette on September 30, 2020.

April 7th, 2018
Gov’t demanding boats be insured; it's the law

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI - Following the two powerful category 5 Hurricanes Irma and Maria that destroyed the Territory in September 2017 smashing boats, cars, planes, homes, businesses, killing humans and animals, the Virgin Islands has made some headway in the cleanup efforts.

March 11th, 2018
VI Marine sector an eyesore; filled with sunken & abandoned boats

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- The ravages of Hurricanes Irma and Maria can still be seen and felt all over the Virgin Islands (VI).

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