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. 

Contact Tracing For Persons In Contact With Premier And Deputy Premier

Saturday, 25 December 2021 - 1:32pm

Premier and Minister of Finance the Honourable Andrew A. Fahie and Deputy Premier Dr. the Honourable Natalio Wheatley continue to make great strides towards recovery after being affected with the COVID-19 virus.

Statement by Premier and Minister of Finance Honourable Andrew A. Fahie- Cultural Christmas Continues Despite Premier Testing Positive For COVID-19

Friday, 24 December 2021 - 10:28pm

I once again wish everyone Happy Holidays and GOD'S BLESSINGS.

I must also inform that during the early part of this afternoon I was informed by the Health Officials for the need to have me tested as a result of me being in close contact with someone who had recently tested positive for Covid-19. As a result, late this afternoon, 24 December, 2021, I was tested for COVID-19 and the results returned as positive.

Sick Persons Should Immediately Self-Isolate

Wednesday, 1 December 2021 - 2:29pm

The Ministry of Health and Social Development is advising the public to remain vigilant amid recent increases in COVID-19 positive cases in the Territory. 

Cabinet Amends Covid-19 Control And Suppression Regulations

Thursday, 18 November 2021 - 5:00pm

Travelers to the Virgin Islands who are fully vaccinated can now present a RT-PCR or Approved Antigen SARS COV-2 negative test result, taken within 48-hours before arrival to the Territory.

Hand Foot And Mouth Disease On The Rise

Friday, 5 November 2021 - 12:10pm

The Ministry of Health and Social Development is encouraging parents to remain vigilant as hand foot and mouth disease is on the rise in the Territory.

Residents Urged To Continue To Support Fire Officers

Tuesday, 12 October 2021 - 4:01pm

Minister for Transportation, Works and Utilities Honorable Kye M. Rymer is encouraging residents to continue to support the officers of the Virgin Islands Fire and Rescue Service.