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April 14th, 2022
UK still holding everyone to a different set of rules– Skelton-Cline

BAUGHERS BAY, Tortola, VI– Virgin Islands talk show host Claude O. Skelton-Cline has once again called out the double standards of the United Kingdom (UK) Government of Prime Minister Alexander Boris de Pfeffel Johnson for having one set of rules for its officials and another for everyone else.

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.

September 16th, 2021
If you have a crowded bar, 'you picking on yourself'– Hon Malone

BAUGHERS BAY, Tortola, VI- On the heels of two bars being ordered closed and $1,000 fines issued over the past weekend, Minister for Health and Social Development Honourable Carvin Malone (AL) said bar owners are picking on themselves when they allow their establishments to be overcrowded.

September 14th, 2021
We are not putting down speed bumps ‘willy-nilly’– Hon Rymer

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- Minister for Transportation, Works and Utilities Honourable Kye M. Rymer (R5) said when speed bumps are installed anywhere in the territory it is because there were requests for them.

September 6th, 2021
Persons 'trying to beat the system' @ travel portal- Premier

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- The Government of the Virgin Islands is making further moves to deter persons from committing “COVID” crimes in the territory by increasing already high fines.

August 19th, 2021
‘Why quarantined residents can’t drive home but trusted to stay home?’- Hon Turnbull

DUFF’S BOTTOM, Tortola, VI- Second District Representative and Opposition Member Hon Melvin M. Turnbull has questioned why residents who have been approved through the various protocols established to protect the territory during the pandemic are neither allowed to drive themselves home to quarantine nor are they allowed to drive to conduct the day 4 testing, but are trusted to stay home during their quarantined period.

May 6th, 2021
RVIPF offering free testing for tints without penalty @ Expo

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI– With the spotlight shone on the issue of tint on vehicles recently, the Royal Virgin Islands Police Force (RVIPF) is offering tests for tints free of cost tomorrow, May 7, 2021.

February 1st, 2021
RVIPF warns persons & businesses of fines for breaching COVID protocols

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI– The Royal Virgin Islands Police Force (RVIPF) is reminding the public that officers will be issuing tickets for persons and establishments that contravene the COVID suppression measures as laid out in the Public Health Ordinance (Cap. 194).

January 8th, 2021
‘Far too many’ COVID-19 protocol breaches over holiday weekend - Hon Malone

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI - Minister for Health and Social Development, Hon Carvin Malone (AL) says that despite the presence of the COVID-19 pandemic and the country’s strict entry protocols, persons and businesses are still breaching the laws and flouting the protocols.

December 18th, 2020
Drastic increase in penalties for breaking COVID-19 measures announced

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI – The Cabinet of the Virgin Islands has announced a barrage of stiff new penalties for persons breaking the territory's COVID-19 health guidelines, as authorities stamp down on lawbreakers.

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