VI Observes World Drowning Prevention Day

Friday, 29 July 2022 - 2:59pm

Chief Fire Officer of the Virgin Islands Fire and Rescue Service, Mr. Zebalon McLean is urging the public to remain vigilant when engaging in activities on, in and around the Territory’s waters as the VI observes “World Drowning Prevention Day.”

Public Urged To Refrain From Visiting Conch Mounts On Anegada

Thursday, 7 July 2022 - 4:35pm

Minister for Natural Resources and Labour Honourable Melvin M. Turnbull has stated that residents and visitors of the Anegada community should refrain from visiting the conch mounts due to the recent disposal of Shortfin Pilot Whale carcasses that were in the area.

Statement From The Ministry Of Education, Culture, Youth Affairs, And Sports - June 17

Friday, 17 June 2022 - 2:06pm

On Thursday, 16th June, the Ministry of Education, Culture, Youth Affairs, and Sports received a report documenting a recent inspection of the Althea Scatliffe Primary School.

Health Minister Advocates For Food Safety

Wednesday, 8 June 2022 - 5:16pm

Minister for Health and Social Development Honourable Marlon Penn is encouraging everyone working in the food industry to handle and prepare food responsibly so that it is safe and suitable for consumption.

Health Ministry To Host Webinar On Antenatal Care Guidelines

Thursday, 28 April 2022 - 10:57am

The Ministry of Health and Social Development will be hosting a webinar next month to present Obstetrics and Midwifery providers with an update on guidelines for antenatal care.

Statement By The Government Of The Virgin Islands On Ensuring Safety Of Life At Sea

Thursday, 17 March 2022 - 5:25pm

The Government of the Virgin Islands is committed to safeguarding the well-being of the people of the Virgin Islands and its visitors, while protecting the borders, facilitating legitimate trade, and ensuring compliance.

Minister for Transportation, Works and Utilities Appeals For Road Safety

Tuesday, 1 March 2022 - 2:59pm

Good day to all Virgin Islanders, Residents and Visitors. This morning we have received news of another serious motor accident on our roads, in which, sadly, a life was lost. The police are conducting inquiries and we await the official details of the incident.

VI Reports COVID Related Death

Monday, 3 January 2022 - 6:07pm

The Ministry of Health and Social Development is confirming the passing of one person on New Year’s Day due to complications of COVID bringing the total number of COVID-19 related deaths to 40.

Remove Containers And Materials From Festival Grounds

Wednesday, 29 December 2021 - 4:40pm

Persons with containers, equipment and materials situated on the Festival Grounds are being advised to have them removed.

This notice is to be treated with the highest priority as the Festival Grounds has been booked from December 24 to March 31. Failure to remove will result in removal at the cost to owner.

For more information, persons should contact the City Manager, Mrs. Janice Edwards-Brathwaite at 441-8800 or email

Cancellation Of Queen Mary, Queen Victoria And Wind Surf Cruise Ships

Sunday, 26 December 2021 - 5:37pm

The public and tourism partners are notified of the cancellation of the calls of Queen Mary, Queen Victoria, and Wind Surf due to rising numbers of COVID-19 cases aboard these vessels.  Cruise ships are part of a mandatory reporting system which include the US Centers for Disease Control (CDC), the Caribbean Public Health Agency (CARPHA), and regional ministries of health.