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ANGUILLA WINS BEST ISLAND IN THE CARIBBEAN BERMUDA, AND THE BAHAMAS IN TRAVEL+LEISURE 2020 WORLD’S BEST AWARDS

The Valley, Anguilla, July 9, 2020…… The Hon. Haydn Hughes, Minister of Tourism for Anguilla, and the Hon. Cardigan Connor, former Parliamentary Secretary for Tourism, came together in a bipartisan spirit of unity to celebrate Anguilla’s success as the preferred Caribbean destination.   For the fourth consecutive year in a row, Anguilla is ranked No. 1 […]

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Non-Partisan Citizens to Observe General Election

The Anguilla Governor’s Office under the legal basis set out in the Regulations, 2020 made by the Governor under Section 97 of the Elections Act 2019 (Act No. 18/2019) has accredited the “Anguilla Independent Citizens Observers (AICO)”. The role of the Anguilla Independent Citizens Observers (AICO) is to observe and evaluate the upcoming Anguilla General […]

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COVID-19 Response Quarantine Update – First repatriated persons to be released

The Ministry of Health notes all residents being repatriated to Anguilla are required to quarantine for at least 14 days after their arrival to Anguilla pursuant to the Public Health (Quarantine) Regulations and the Quarantine (COVID -19) Rules 2020. Persons under quarantine have had their movements restricted and are routinely monitored by health personnel to […]

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Statement from H.E. Governor – Border closure, repatriation and quarantine regulations

Border closure 1. On 18 June, Executive Council agreed to extend the regulation closing ports to 14 July while keeping the previously agreed exemptions unchanged. These exemptions tightly limit the permitted movement of vessels and aircraft to those: i. used for cargo and medical purposes, including medical evacuations; ii. carrying passengers out of Anguilla; and […]

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COVID19 Response: Regulations and Rules approved by Executive under the Public Health and Quarantine Acts.

On June 5th 2020, the Minister of Health, Hon. Evans McNiel Rogers signed Public Health (Government Quarantine and Isolation Facilities Regulations 2020 and Public Health (Quarantine) Regulations 2020 as approved by Executive Council under section 8 of the Public Health Act, R.S.A. c. P125 as a critical part of Anguilla’s COVID-19 response. On June 5th […]

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COVID-19 Update 8 – FROM H.E. THE GOVERNOR AND THE HON. PREMIER

Cases/suspected cases – testing has now shown that there are no active or suspected cases of Covid-19 in Anguilla. This is a great achievement but none of us should be complacent. Keeping Anguilla safe – with no active or suspected cases the Chief Medical Officer today (27 April) advised Executive Council that all regulations restricting […]

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Results Negative for COVID-19 in Sudden Death Investigation; All Three Confirmed Cases Now

The samples sent to rule out COVID-19 in the sudden death investigation have tested negative. Due to the exigencies of the situation, an initial test was done in Sint Maarten on Thursday, April 23rd and the result, which was received at 9:13pm on Thursday, is negative. Furthermore, in keeping with the normal quality assurance practices, […]