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VI Curfew Order extended until Sept 4, 2021

-curfew continues from tonight Saturday August 21, 2021
August 21st, 2021 | Tags: curfew Virgin Islands COVID-19 business
Governor of the Virgin Islands (VI), His Excellency Governor John J. Rankin CMG has extended the national curfew 11:00 pm to 05:00 am curfew until September 4, 2021.. Photo: VINO/File
ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI – Governor of the Virgin Islands (VI), His Excellency Governor John J. Rankin CMG has extended the national curfew to run from 11:00 pm to 05:00 am curfew until September 4, 2021.

The curfew will take effect from tonight Saturday, August 21, 2021, as per the powers conferred on the Governor by sections three and four of the Curfew Act, 2017 (No. 20 of 2017) and published in the Gazette on August 20, 2021.

“No person shall be on the streets, and every person shall remain confined to their place of residence (inclusive of their yard space), from the date this Order comes into force to Saturday, 4th September 2021, between the hours of 11:00 p.m. to 5:00 a.m. daily,” the order said.

Some workers exempted 

The Curfew is for the purpose of suppressing the spread of COVID-19 and to protect persons in the territory, however, it stated that there were some classes of people that the curfew shall not apply to such as some senior and essential government workers.

The Order is, in addition, is not applicable to the heads of departments in the public service, heads of statutory corporations, persons employed in essential services, judges and magistrates, persons employed in mortuary services, humanitarian support, media, and broadcast providers, agricultural workers, fisherfolks, and teachers, among others, travelling to and from work.

19 Responses to “VI Curfew Order extended until Sept 4, 2021”

  • akon (21/08/2021, 11:21) Like (17) Dislike (27) Reply
    People around here is some living dead meh bwoy, they don't fight for anything. Who is that one white bwoy. Did he contribute anything to this country. Y'all better wake up
    • Rubber Duck (21/08/2021, 18:11) Like (8) Dislike (3) Reply
      I get the feeling that they are using the Covid excuse to shut down clubs ( aka bordellos ) because they don’t approve of them, and are maybe embarrassed by them.

      If so that is wrong.

      If you don’t want the clubs pass legislation.

      I don’t care if we have them or not. But I do care when power is abused.
    • E Norma Snockers (22/08/2021, 08:37) Like (3) Dislike (1) Reply
      Where are low life ppl supposed to get their jiggly jig if the clubs closed? Asking for a friend.
      No really. Genuine question. Ok, so it’s me. Busted.
  • asking for a friend (21/08/2021, 11:23) Like (11) Dislike (19) Reply
    What about the strip clubs deman?
    • .... (21/08/2021, 12:57) Like (13) Dislike (2) Reply
      closed indefinitely
    • @asking for a friend (22/08/2021, 07:21) Like (1) Dislike (0) Reply
      They looked pretty open when I drove past yesterday… Clearly not being monitored so “your friend” could probably just go and fill their boots.
  • Curfew (21/08/2021, 11:31) Like (15) Dislike (18) Reply
    Come on people get up and fight for your rights.
  • Marsala (21/08/2021, 12:07) Like (2) Dislike (0) Reply
    Then they will not allow the naclube to open their doors because if people also need faboritismo to normal bars, people will join whenever they want.
  • hgfhgfghf (21/08/2021, 12:10) Like (42) Dislike (5) Reply
    Enough...
  • dude (21/08/2021, 12:19) Like (3) Dislike (6) Reply
    Governor of the Virgin Islands (VI), His Excellency Governor John J. Rankin CMG has extended the national curfew.
    Yet we're upset with the elected government over the curfew & calling for the UK to have direct control. ok then.
  • Good Advisory: You have the right to remain silent, any things you do conrary to Governor Rankin's curfew order can be punishable violaters. against (21/08/2021, 12:26) Like (7) Dislike (1) Reply
    Don't push your luck to far. If you do, you may get mazed, and after taken to Balsom ghut prison. If you still don't know how to behave properly after that, your stay can be lawfully extended.
    Secular quote: "Check yourselve before you wreak yourself." (I don't know who first said same)
    Bible scripture quoted by Jesus Christ:
    "Be wise as serpents, and harmless as doves."
    Remember this, lawbreakers are not lawkeepers. They are fact bad citizens of their community, and others too.
  • Good Advisor: Obey Our Governor John J Rankin's curfew order before you force the RVIPF to maze and handcuffs you. (21/08/2021, 12:49) Like (6) Dislike (4) Reply
    Good counseling to all those who who think that they are above the law.
    So persons have addressed our as white skin boy. If he is a white skin boy, what colour of skin boy are you?
    Honour Governor John J. Rankin, and accept his good judgement
  • After last night (21/08/2021, 13:11) Like (1) Dislike (12) Reply
    After last night shooting until it’s solved 5pm to 5am!!! Let’s us all pay for the foolish act of one member of the Turn Up committee. I bet CRJ won’t post or mentioned anything about this. Why? Those are her type of people. Those the kind of attitude she support and has endorsed.
  • One & one (21/08/2021, 13:21) Like (4) Dislike (9) Reply
    Boyyy we tolians less we don't fight 4 anything where just set of yes man like these old timers tolians wa born under a rock what a country 4 you but I do understand my people weak fences that don't kno better especially these older folks
  • 123d (21/08/2021, 15:37) Like (6) Dislike (12) Reply
    It should be 9 to 5
  • great news (21/08/2021, 16:52) Like (10) Dislike (6) Reply
    I welcome it, I stay in my home and find something to do. Only the ones that like to be in the streets at nights is offended and mad.
  • Well (21/08/2021, 18:37) Like (9) Dislike (8) Reply
    Only the road runners are mad with curfu it should be 5 to 9 period
  • lol (22/08/2021, 17:31) Like (3) Dislike (0) Reply
    BVI Closed for business. Check back next year
  • Ungrateful (23/08/2021, 00:27) Like (2) Dislike (0) Reply
    Yall complaining bout curfew being extended jus for few days jus saddens me. At least our backside is not on 24 hour lockdown. At least u can come out from yuhh house for the day. Other countries suffering and wish they had this opportunity like us. Y'all doing too much mehnn


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