PUERTO RICO FACES POLITICAL TURMOIL AS GOVERNOR IS INVESTIGATED

SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico (AP) — Puerto Rico faced the possibility of political turmoil Tuesday as the U.S. territory’s governor welcomed an investigation into allegations that she obstructed justice amid calls from the main opposition party for a legislative probe and a possible impeachment process. The obstruction claim was leveled by the opposition Monday over … Continued

THESE ARE THE GUIDELINES FOR THE REOPENING OF USVI SCHOOLS IN THE FALL, AS INSTRUCTED BY THE DEPT. OF HEALTH

VI CONSORTIUM The V.I. Department of Health on Tuesday issued a detailed guidance for the reopening of schools in the fall. The guidance, released for public, private, and parochial schools, takes into consideration the coronavirus pandemic and the virus’s impact on the community. Consequentially, schools will reopen based on the level of impact the coronavirus … Continued

NAMES OF COMPANIES IN USVI THAT RECEIVED BETWEEN $150K TO $10 MILLION FROM PAYCHECK PROTECTION PROGRAM REVEALED

VI CONSORTIUM After unrelenting pressure from key U.S. senators, the media and powerful interest groups, the Trump administration on Monday released the list of companies throughout America, including the U.S. territories, that received between $150,000 to $10 million from the Paycheck Protection Program (PPP), whose aim was to help companies keep their workers employed after … Continued

B.V.I & OTHER CARIBBEAN COUNTRIES LISTED ON UK’S QUARANTINE EXEMPTION LIST

The United Kingdom Government announced that 73 countries will be allowed to travel, quarantine-free to England, United Kingdom, commencing 10th July 2020. The British Virgin Islands was on the list of the countries and territories to be exempted from the UK’s mandatory 14 day-quarantine period upon arrival into England. The following countries were listed on … Continued

DOMINICA PREPARED TO LEAVE BORDERS CLOSED UNTIL DECEMBER

Caribbean National Weekly ROSEAU, Dominica –The Dominica government says it is prepared to close the island until December even as it announced plans to re-open its borders to international travel in August. Prime Minister Roosevelt Skerrit said that Dominica cannot afford another wave of the virus. While Dominica recorded 18 positive cases of the virus, … Continued

GOVERNOR BRYAN TO ANNOUNCE BEACH CURTAILMENT, EARLY CLOSURE OF BARS AND NEW MEASURES FOR LIMETREE BAY IN EFFORT TO BLUNT RECENT CORONAVIRUS SURGE

Governor Albert Bryan had limited his coronavirus response updates to Mondays, but with the recent surge in cases in the territory — six new cases were reported Tuesday by the V.I. Dept. of Health — the territory’s leader will host a press briefing on Thursday at 1:00 p.m., where he will announce a number of … Continued

SIX NEW CASES OF CORONAVIRUS CONFIRMED IN USVI!

Source: VI Consortium The V.I. Department of Health has confirmed six new cases of the coronavirus in the U.S. Virgin Islands, according to the latest info graphic published by the department. Five of the six cases were recorded on St. Croix, and one in St. Thomas. Of the five cases on St. Croix, one was transmitted … Continued