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Visitations @ HMP resumes for three days weekly

May 7th, 2022 | Tags: HMP prison Virgin Islands COVID-19 coronavirus
The Her Majesty’s Prison (HMP) facility in Balsam Ghut Tortola has re-opened to visitors for three days weekly after visitations were stopped as a result of the COVID-19 pandemic. Photo: VINO/File
BALSAM GHUT, Tortola, VI – The Her Majesty’s Prison (HMP) facility in Balsam Ghut Tortola has re-opened to visitors for three days weekly after visitations were stopped as a result of the COVID-19 pandemic.

This is according to a notice from the prison which indicated that visitation will be allowed on Tuesdays, Thursdays and Saturdays, from 8:30 a.m. to 11:30 a.m. and from 1:30 p.m. to 3:00 p.m.

Persons desirous of visiting inmates are being asked to make appointments only by contacting 468-6303.  

The Prison noted that Drop-offs will be permitted on Mondays, Wednesdays, and Fridays from 8:30 a. m. to 11:30 p.m. and 1:30 p.m. to 2:30 p.m. by authorized persons only.

Negative COVID-19 test needed 

Drop-offs on Saturdays must be authorized by the Superintendent of Prisons and any drop-offs outside of permitted dates and times will be denied.

To gain entry to the facility, a negative COVID-19 TEST not older than three (3) days is to be presented all other rules and guidelines remain the same.

The prison noted that the safety of inmates and staff and maintaining the security and orderly running of the prison continues to be a priority.

7 Responses to “Visitations @ HMP resumes for three days weekly”

  • Andddddddd (07/05/2022, 12:51) Like (9) Dislike (5) Reply
    No one should be allowed a minute late after the time and dates listed. Don’t matter who you are, who you are related to, who you know. NO EXCEPTIONS!!!!!!
    • Rubber Duck (07/05/2022, 23:43) Like (0) Dislike (0) Reply
      That’s because they are expecting a lot of new wealthy clients from the ruling elite.
  • All u all are seen as one. Liars (07/05/2022, 13:47) Like (1) Dislike (6) Reply
    What happen to the Visa waiver you been promising Caribbean national for the past 12 years.? Focus on get that done. Try do good on u all promise,, then we will listen to u all. For now you all credibility is 000.
  • god bless karvin gone (07/05/2022, 14:48) Like (1) Dislike (2) Reply
    We are out ah deh woods now
  • Wellsah (07/05/2022, 19:27) Like (2) Dislike (0) Reply
    Someone I know went to the hospital to get a rapid test to visit an inmate and was told they had to pay $50. I wonder why? it's not like we are going to another country. I understand the protocol with the temperature and washing of hands, I don't mind getting the rapid test done but a whole $50 just to visit someone for a few minutes. Can someone please make this make sense.
    • Really (08/05/2022, 07:21) Like (2) Dislike (0) Reply
      They want to vaccinate everyone in the world with the Mark. That test has the same particles as the posion shot
  • Gheesh (07/05/2022, 20:02) Like (3) Dislike (1) Reply
    Y’all so worried about the safety of prisoners in the wrong way , The safety of the prisoners yall need to worry about is y’all protecting them from getting hurt up there
    Y’all worried bout the wrong dam thing

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