STATEMENT FROM THE GOVERNOR: FLAG TAMPERING AT USVI CYRIL E. KING AIRPORT
We are aware of reports of an incident at USVI at the Cyril E King airport this morning. We are in touch with US Authorities.
USVI Authorities put out a statement this morning on the incident and have indicated:
“The matter is still under investigation. Security at the airport has been heightened. The Cyril E. King Airport will remain open and functioning as normal, and all flights will arrive and depart as scheduled.”
At this point there is no indication of any threat to the British Virgin Islands from this incident. However, our police and security agencies in the BVI have taken precautionary measures on receipt of these reports. Residents and visitors are advised to continue to remain vigilant to any unusual or suspicious activity.