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September 3rd, 2018
House of Assembly resumes on September 13, 2018; Speech from Throne

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI - The House of Assembly (HoA) of the Virgin Islands (VI) will meet again on Thursday, September 13, 2018, according to spokesman, Mr Linton V. Leonard.

August 31st, 2018
Duncan Vindicated? Speedy arrest in Jerry’s murder result of more RVIPF resources

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI – Former Governor, John S. Duncan's decision, to take money from the coffers to allocate to the Royal Virgin Islands Police Force (RVIPF) is being seen as vindicated, with Premier and Minister of Finance, Dr the Honourable D. Orlando Smith (AL), conceding that it was the additional resources that led to the quick breakthrough in the recent murder of 25-year-old, Jerry Castro-Felix.

August 20th, 2018
Governor Jaspert to rescue; removes Treasury from West End make-shift tent!

WEST END Tortola, VI - Residents and Public Officers—from the Customs, Immigration, Treasury and the Ports Authority at the West End Ferry Terminal—describe the poor working conditions, as shameful, and embarrassing.

August 5th, 2018
USVI Democratic upset: Albert Bryan Jr & Tregenza A. Roach wins

CHARLOTTE AMALIE, St Thomas, USVI - The political establishment in the United States Virgin Islands (USVI) Democratic Party was shaken, as a the winner was announced to go ‘head to head’ with Governor Kenneth E. Mapp, in the November 6, 2018, Election for Governor.

July 11th, 2018
NDP was silent when Governor violated VI constitution-Hon Fraser

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI - Speaking on July 10, 2018, at the continuation of the House of Assembly, (HoA) the Honourable Julian Fraser RA (R3), made clear his position of the state of the Virgin Islands (VI).

March 15th, 2018
11 registered as British citizens

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- Eleven persons are now British citizens after having been previously naturalised as British Overseas Territories citizens.

January 18th, 2018
Moleto A. Smith Jr to run for USVI Governor for second time

CHARLOTTE AMALIE, St Thomas, USVI- Others have done it before, who had deep roots in the Virgin Islands (VI), and went on to be governor of the United States Virgin Islands (USVI) and Lieutenant Governor.

September 1st, 2017
At age 38 Governor Jaspert is more powerful than elected Members

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- The newly appointed Governor for the British Overseas Territory of the Virgin Islands (VI), Augustus J. U. Jaspert aka ‘Gus’, is one of the youngest ever to serve in that post.

July 4th, 2017
Governor Duncan’s departure delayed until after August Festival

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- Some in the political class from both sides of the aisle were counting the days in July of this month to see the back of the United Kingdom appointed Governor John S. Duncan OBE.

May 14th, 2017
John S. Duncan Out! Augustus J. U. Jaspert In! As new governor in August

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- The British Overseas Territory of the Virgin Islands (VI) will get another un-elected senior United Kingdom civil servant in the capacity as governor come August 2017. As the tenure of controversial Governor John S. Duncan OBE is almost up, Britain has announced the appointment of Augustus (Gus) James Ulysses Jaspert to take up the position.





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