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Foreigners must be fully vaccinated to enter US starting November

Foreigners must be fully vaccinated to enter US starting November

Foreign nationals flying to the United States must be fully vaccinated and show proof of vaccination before boarding a plane, the White House announced on Monday. US President Joe Biden’s administration said this new policy will take effect in November. […]

by / on September 20, 2021 at 11:45 AM /
Police rescue behavioural ward escapee from waters in RT

Police rescue behavioural ward escapee from waters in RT

The following is a media release from the Royal Virgin Islands Police Force (RVIPF) A 20-year-old male patient of the Behavioural Ward of Dr D. Orlando Smith Hospital was rescued alive from the waters adjacent to the Road Town Ferry […]

by / on September 20, 2021 at 9:31 AM /
COI eroding electorate’s confidence in government

COI eroding electorate’s confidence in government

Political commentator Claude Skelton Cline has said he believes the ongoing Commission of Inquiry (COI) is eroding the electorate’s confidence in its government. The Honestly Speaking radio host made the comment while observing that Premier Andrew Fahie was grilled over […]

by / on September 20, 2021 at 7:25 AM /
Wheatley denies being overtly penal to work permit holders

Wheatley denies being overtly penal to work permit holders

Minister for Labour & Immigration, Vincent Wheatley has denied being overtly penal to work permit holders in the territory, noting instead that he is a compassionate person. Appearing on the Honestly Speaking radio show recently, Minister Wheatley said there has […]

by / on September 20, 2021 at 7:18 AM /
There is nobody for a gov’t minister to complain to — Fraser

There is nobody for a gov’t minister to complain to — Fraser

Veteran legislator Julian Fraser has said government ministers have no one they can complain to if they have a disagreement with their Premier. Giving evidence before the Commission of Inquiry (COI) recently, Fraser made it clear that he was not […]

by / on September 20, 2021 at 6:53 AM /
Over 200 BVI residents get COVID jab from USVI

Over 200 BVI residents get COVID jab from USVI

The Ministry of Health has reported that nearly 234 persons have been vaccinated under the collaborative Vaccination Bubble Initiative between the BVI and neighbouring US Virgin Islands (USVI). The initiative, which ended lasted Thursday, saw 65 adults and 169 children […]

by / on September 20, 2021 at 6:25 AM /
Flow equips Leonora Delville Primary students for back-to-school

Flow equips Leonora Delville Primary students for back-to-school

As face-to-face classes resume in the BVI, telecommunications giant, Flow has partnered with Nagico Insurances and RoadTown Wholesale to donate back-to-school supplies to students at the Leonora Delville Primary School. Flow reported that approximately 72 students were presented with COVID-19 […]

by / on September 20, 2021 at 6:01 AM /
Nightclubs now allowed to reopen if all staff, patrons fully vaccinated

Nightclubs now allowed to reopen if all staff, patrons fully vaccinated

The government has issued a conditional vaccination order for nightclubs wishing to resume operations in the British Virgin Islands. According to the government’s latest Public Health (COVID-19 Control & Suppression) Order issued on Friday, September 17, “all nightclubs and entertainment […]

by / on September 17, 2021 at 11:26 PM /
Willock says AG misled the court

Willock says AG misled the court

Speaker of the House of Assembly, Julian Willock has accused Attorney General (AG) Dawn Smith of misleading Commercial Court judge, Justice Adrian Jack who presided over the injunction court case that Willock instigated against three Commission of Inquiry attorneys. Since […]

by / on September 17, 2021 at 4:35 PM /
Premier gives COI conflicting reasons for board members’ removal

Premier gives COI conflicting reasons for board members’ removal

Premier Andrew Fahie has been accused of giving conflicting responses as to the reason for the removal of members from the Climate Change Trust Fund Board when his administration first entered office. Giving evidence before the Commission of Inquiry (COI) […]

by / on September 17, 2021 at 9:16 AM /