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Arrest them! USVI border breaches should not be tolerated

Minister of Health & Social Development Carvin Malone.

Persons who falsify COVID-19 test results from the BVI in order to circumvent the required health protocols should be arrested and charged.

Health Minister Carvin Malone shared this position during the governing Virgin Islands Party’s Let’s Talk radio show Tuesday evening.

The US Virgin Islands recently implemented stricter entry protocols for travellers from the BVI after the BVI began to experience a dramatic surge in COVID-19 cases.

In just over two weeks, the BVI has recorded more than 1,500 positive COVID-19 cases and has seen some 23 deaths related to the virus.

The Health Minister said he received reports that persons have been falsifying and forging their COVID-19 test results to enter the neighbouring USVI. He said USVI officials also questioned him about whether these persons should be prosecuted.

“They are so kind. They say, ‘well look, we don’t want to embarrass them so we don’t want to arrest them’,” Malone related. “I say arrest them, charge them, give me their names, ranks and serial numbers so that we can get this stopped.”

The Health Minister said the BVI will not hamper its relations with the neighbouring territory which he said is working around the clock to ensure the BVI comes up to speed.

He said the behaviour of persons intent on forging their documents will not be tolerated at any time for any reason.

Recently, USVI Governor Andrew Bryan Jr warned that persons found ‘gaming the system’ by trying to circumvent or breach the newly implemented health requirements between the two territories will be prosecuted to the fullest. 

“We are not playing,” Governor Bryan Jr stated at the time.

He said the USVI had already made one arrest and cautioned that there would be more to come.

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  1. Yes says:

    If anyone from the BVI IS CAUGHT IN THE USVI WITH FAKE COVID DOCUMENTS, HAUL THEIR BEHINDS TO JAIL AND SLAP A HUGE FINE ON THEM. THEY ARE THE ONES THAT IS CAUSING THE COVID OUT BREAK..

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  2. Anonymous says:

    Forging documents related to pandemic issues is wrong, and is equal to indirect murder. Such person, when found, must pay a heavy penality and jail time.

    Additionally, it is also hoped that the US and USVI authorities are being equally is vigilant with their own citizens, especially from the mainland, where there is ample evidence showing mass corruption of documents.

    They then come over to the BVI. with said false documents, and some where among them are usually more than one Typhiod Mary and or Tommy, deliberately moving with mal-intentions.

    Indeed, if they care to find and speak truth, they will find that there is a direct correlation between the current spike in the BVI, false documents and Typhoid Mary and Tommy.

    There will always be those with evil intentions who will and do act upon them. Those are most often overlooked and left out of the safety paradigms.

    Look up Typhoid Mary if you don’t already know she was.

    • Bandit says:

      If you had been following the usvi news, you would have seen where people have been arrested coming from the U.S with fake covid19 documents.

  3. WHY says:

    AREN’T YOU ARRESTING THOSE STRIPPERS WHO BROUGHT IN THE VIRUS AND YOUR FRIENDS WHO ARE BRINGING THEM THROUGH THE BARGES CONTROLLED BORDER ) THAT THE NAVY BOAT WAS NOT GOOD ENOUGH TO DO

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    • I agree says:

      IT IS NOT HARD TO FIND OUT WHO IS BRINGING IN THE DIRTY INFESTED COVID NOT VACCINATED STRIPPERS INTO THE BVI. YOU GUYS IN THE BVI KNOWS EXACTLY WHO THEY ARE!!! ANOTHER THING!!!! THE PARENTS THAT HAVE CHILDREN AND IS UP IN THE STRIP CLUBS AND HANGING OUT IN BARS AND GROUPS NEED TO BE CHARGE FOR CHILD ABUSE. UNIVERSE HELP US IF CHILDREN START COMING DOWN WITH THE VIRUS. THE RATE THAT THIS VIRUS IS SPREADING IN THE BVI, PLEASE PROTECT YOUR CHILDREN.

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  4. Mr. MINISTER says:

    YOU NEED TO COME CLEAN AND START ARRESTING THE STRIPPERS AND YOUR FRIENDS/CRONIES WHO IS RESPONSIBLE FOR THE STRIPPER RUNS INTO THE BVI. YOU KNOW EXACTLY WHO THEY ARE. IF THE PUBLIC KNOWS WHO THEY ARE, YOU KNOW. SO YOU KNOW, PEOPLE IS WORRIED AND SOME IS TALKING ABOUT TAKING JUSTICE INTO THEIR HANDS AND DOING SOME SERIOUS DAMAGE TO THE STRIPPERS AND THE ONES THAT IS BRINGING IN THE STRIPPERS.

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  5. @ I @ AGREE / WHY & MR MINISTER says:

    WE HAVE TO UNDERSTAND THAT THESE HYPOCRITES WILL SELL THEIR SOUL OR ANYONE WHO GETS IN THEIR WAY TO THE UPPER ECHELON TO THE DEVIL FOR A FEW DOLLARS MORE

    • TRUE says:

      “THESE HYPOCRITES WILL SELL THEIR SOUL OR ANYONE WHO GETS IN THEIR WAY TO THE UPPER ECHELON TO THE DEVIL FOR A FEW DOLLARS MORE”

      PEOLE OF THE BVI. Please remember this quote and WAKE Up! Don’t forget that these same leaders also influence most of you to run/drive to VACCINATE.

  6. And also... says:

    Same thing last year with those people smuggled in from USVI to attend a certain high-ranking ladies wedding anniversary – next thing you know we all on lockdown!!!! Set of lawless thugs our government is.

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  7. And also... says:

    Same thing last year with those people smuggled in from USVI to attend a certain high-ranking ladies wedding anniversary – next thing you know we all on lockdown!!!! Set of lawless thugs our government is.

  8. Are you Serious says:

    They are arresting and charging folks from the mainland and locals USVIers for falsifying results. This is made up, they are not going to ask your permission to follow the law.

    Don’t lie on no name sources in the USVI to scare silly people in the BVI. Let them go and the USVI officials will follow US laws and jail them.

  9. bvi says:

    health minister watch your words when you open ur month casue you was the same person said In a statement made on June 10th, that effective June 15, fully vaccinated persons traveling to the British Virgin Islands from overseas will no longer be subjected to COVID-19 tests NO quarantine time upon arrival. i guest no one told you that fully vaccinated person can also carry the virus that was an bone head move,all i can see that move was all for money that’s all

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  10. Wew says:

    Go ahead and start a p**sing contest with the USVI and we’ll see who wins. Where do you think your tourist dollars come from ? You stupid…. shut up

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  11. Vaccinated says:

    I guess the US will cut off all flights & ferry access to BVI. After all the BVI is fasting and praying and resorting to bush medicine, and voodoo. The numbers keep climbing

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    • @ Vaccinated says:

      Not all people in the BVI are using a natural resources or voo doo. Most are running & driving to the Government for a jab of the vaccine. You are the prime example. Time will tell how the vaccine will affect you. I am certain that most of the NATURAL REMEDIES that some people are now taking will not have ANY future SIDE EFFECTS.

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  12. WEW says:

    I think the theft of public tax payers money should not be tolerated.

  13. Hold up. says:

    Wait. Wasn’t it a person from usvi that falsified a result to attend a funeral and started the spread here? While I don’t doubt the same has happened the other way. This feels like the pot calling the kettle black. Someone get this man a mirror.

  14. Watch says:

    The back and forth stripper traffic brought this crises to us and the authorities know it

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