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June 16th, 2021
Over 20K persons have arrived in VI since border re-opening- Premier

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- Premier and Minister of Finance with responsibility for Tourism, Honourable Andrew A. Fahie (R1) said since the Virgin Islands began reopening its borders to travellers some six months ago, more than 20,000 persons have arrived through its ports.

December 12th, 2020
Gov’t will honour advanced bookings to enter VI through seaports - Premier

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI – Premier and Minister of Finance, Hon Andrew A. Fahie (R1) has given the assurance that persons who booked trips to enter the Virgin Islands through the seaports, would be given the opportunity to enter the territory via other means, as the government moves to defer the re-opening of the sector until January 21, 2021.

November 5th, 2020
VI curfew now reduced to 3 hours for next 14 days

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- With no reported active COVID-19 cases and being less than a month away from the reopening of its borders to international visitors, the Virgin Islands has reduced its curfew hours to 3, beginning today, November 5, 2020.

October 27th, 2020
COVID-19 led to discovery VI’s borders ‘quite porous’– Hon Malone

GREAT HARBOUR, Jost van Dyke, VI - Minister for Health and Social Development, Hon Carvin Malone (AL) has revealed that it was the COVID-19 pandemic that led authorities to discover how porous the Virgin Islands (VI) sea borders really were.

September 21st, 2020
VI reopens to international visitors on Dec 1, 2020

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- The question on the minds of many persons, particularly those in the hospitality industry, when the Territory would reopen to tourists in this COVID-19 pandemic, was answered today, September 21, 2020, by Premier and Minister of Finance, Honourable Andrew A. Fahie (R1).

August 26th, 2020
Persons blatantly advertising services requiring cross-border runs - Top CoP

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI - Persons advertising services that require cross-border runs to the US Virgin Islands (USVI), even as the Territory has a strict COVID-19 border closure, could find themselves before the courts, Commissioner of Police, Mr Michael B. Matthews has said.

June 17th, 2020
UPDATE: $1M found on boat that allegedly entered VI illegally

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- Some $1M in cash was allegedly uncovered by law enforcement authorities who intercepted a vessel that entered the Territory illegally on June 16, 2020.

June 3rd, 2020
Cheaper to guard returnees than to shut down VI economy- Premier Fahie

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- Premier and Minister of Finance, Honourable Andrew A. Fahie (R1) said providing security to ensure returning Virgin Islanders, Belongers, Permanent Residents and Naturalised Citizens remain at their designated quarantine facilities is a better option than going through another shut down of the Virgin Islands’ economy if another wave of the Novel Coronavirus surfaces.

June 2nd, 2020
DR, USVI, USA & UK among countries persons prohibited to enter VI

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- Cabinet of the Virgin Islands has listed a number of countries, including the USA, US Virgin Islands, United Kingdom and Dominican Republic, where travel to the Virgin Islands is currently prohibited.

May 26th, 2020
Explore other options to facilitate return of VI people– Frank Mahoney

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- Manager at BVI Sea and Land Adventure and events organiser Mr Frank Mahoney wants the Andrew A. Fahie-led regime to explore other options to facilitate the return of Virgin Islanders, Belongers, Permanent Residents and Naturalized Citizens to the Territory.

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