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August 16th, 2019
Re-opened WE Police Station to house Immigration & Customs

WEST END, Tortola, VI- Nearly 2 years after the West End Police Station in the First District on Tortola was battered by hurricanes Irma and Maria, the facility was reopened, but with added functions.

July 4th, 2019
Vincy man who led cops to his ganja farm ordered deported

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- A native of St Vincent and the Grenadines who led police to his Marijuana farm on Tortola back in June 2017 has been ordered deported.

July 3rd, 2019
VI stuck with Governor Augustus J. U. Jaspert for additional year!

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- He was hailed by a minority in the British press as a hero following the two killer hurricanes of 2017, weeks after he had arrived as the United Kingdom appointed Governor of the British Overseas Territory of the Virgin Islands.

June 8th, 2019
Hon Baba F. Aziz is Acting Governor

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- Honourable Baba F. Aziz is acting in the Office of Governor from Saturday, June 8 until Tuesday, June 11, 2019.

June 6th, 2019
Hon Wheatley Out! Hon Rymer In! as Deputy Premier

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI – With the Premier and Minister of Finance, Hon Andrew A. Fahie (R1) led Virgin Islands Party (VIP) administration taking an unorthodox approach towards governing, the rotation of the Deputy Premier post continues with the appointment of Minister for Transportation, Works and Utilities, Hon Kye M. Rymer (R5).

June 3rd, 2019
DR men found with fake VI visas ordered deported

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- It was on Wednesday November 14, 2018 that three men from the Dominican Republic were sentenced to 10 months at Her Majesty’s Prison in Balsam Ghut, Tortola, after they were found with passports containing fake [British] Virgin Islands visas.

June 1st, 2019
‘We are not as prepared’ – Premier warns as 2019 Hurricane Season starts

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI – With the 2019 Atlantic Hurricane Season officially beginning today, June 1, 2019, Premier and Minister of Finance, Hon Andrew A. Fahie (R1) has reiterated earlier calls from both the Governor of the Virgin Islands (VI) Mr Augustus J. U. Jaspert aka ‘Gus’ and the Department of Disaster Management (DDM) for the people of the territory to get ready and be prepared for the storms.

May 30th, 2019
BREXIT: UK Gov’t working in interest of VI – Gov Japsert

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI – Even as the relationship between the United Kingdom (UK) and its British Overseas Territories (OTs) reach an impasse where OTs now more than ever are seeking greater autonomy in managing their own affairs, Governor of the Virgin Islands (VI), Mr Augustus J. U. Jaspert says the UK will continue to ensure that the interests of the VI are represented and reflected in its European Union (EU) negotiations.

May 27th, 2019
Mrs Rosalie Adams, OBE is acting Governor

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI – Mrs Rosalie Adams, OBE, is acting in the Office of Governor until Wednesday, May 29, 2019.

May 24th, 2019
Security plan set for 2019 hurricane season - Gov Jaspert

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI – As preparations continue for the upcoming 2019 hurricane season in the Virgin Islands (VI), Governor Augustus J. U Jaspert aka ‘Gus’ has indicated that a security plan is already in place in the event of a hurricane hitting the territory, which could result in things getting out of hand.

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