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Bryan Doubles Down on Mandatory Use of Disposable Cutlery for Restaurants

Ernice Gilbert And Robert Moore | June 16, 2020

Governor Albert Bryan said the public or local publications will not dissuade him from sticking to his decision to order the mandatory use of disposable cutlery at restaurants — even after fielding a massive backlash — because, he said, the lives and safety of Virgin Islanders from the deadly coronavirus disease remain his top priority.  The mandated use of disposable cutlery was originally scheduled to take effect on June 15. However, after an outcry from restaurant owners, the administration pushed the implementation date to June 22.  Responding to a Consortium question during his Monday press briefing, the governor said paramount to him was protecting the people of the territory. "I certainly understand their concerns as somebody who likes to eat out myself. I feel their pain. But the reality of it is when I'm making these decisions, what…

Bryan Administration Gives Restaurants Until June…

Staff Consortium | June 11, 2020

The V.I. Department of Health, through the Division of Environmental Health, announced Thursday that…

Coconut Vybez: A New Caribbean Culture and Culinary…

Staff Consortium | February 10, 2020

Welcome to the first episode of CoconutVybez, a series dedicated to showcasing authentic cuisines, culture,…

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