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May 14th, 2019
The UK’s commitment to OTs 'will not waver'- Governor Jaspert

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- The Governor of the Virgin Islands, His Excellency Augustus J. U. Jaspert, has welcomed the response from the Foreign and Commonwealth Office (FCO) to the Foreign Affairs Committee (FAC) report on ‘Global Britain and the British Overseas Territories: Resetting the relationship’.

May 11th, 2019
‘Ready yourselves for 2019 hurricane season’ – Skelton-Cline

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI – Social Commentator and ZBVI 780am ‘Honestly Speaking’ radio host, Claud O. Skelton-Cline has issued a clarion call to both the Governor of the Virgin Islands, His Excellency Augustus J. U. Jaspert aka ‘Gus’ in addition to Premier and Minister of Finance, Hon Andrew A. Fahie (R1) to ensure that the Virgin Islands (VI) is well prepared ahead of the upcoming 2019 hurricane season.

May 3rd, 2019
UPDATE: 'I will seek to continue to drive crime down'- CoP Matthews

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI – Following his reappointment for two more years at the head the Royal Virgin Islands Police Force (RVIPF), Commissioner of Police Michael B. Matthews aka ‘Mick’ says he is delighted to be offered the opportunity to serve in the capacity once more, given the developmental needs of the Virgin Islands (VI).

April 24th, 2019
David D. Archer Jr appointed Deputy to Governor

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI - His Excellency the Governor Mr Augustus J. U. Jaspert has appointed Mr David D. Archer, Jr., as Deputy to Governor effective April 23 to April 26, 2019, and from April 29 to May 2, 2019, while he is on personal leave in the Territory.

April 13th, 2019
Scores walked RT in disability awareness march

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI - In an overwhelming show of support, citizens of the Virgin Islands (VI), took part in a disability awareness march and fun day aimed at bringing attention to the struggles of differently abled persons living in the territory.

April 3rd, 2019
VI readiness plan for Hurricane 2019 in place

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI - The Readiness Plan for the Virgin Islands (VI) is now in place, and efforts are being made to ensure that it is fully implemented ahead of the hurricane season.

March 31st, 2019
“Drain the swamp, get rid of every single NDP” – Julio S. Henry

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI – The recent happenings in the political area of the Virgin Islands (VI) over the seat of District 4 Representative-elect Mark H. Vanterpool is now a hot topic of discussion amongst social commentators and political pundits.

March 29th, 2019
Cabinet approves 2019 Budget

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI – The Cabinet of the Virgin Islands (VI) met on March 21, 2019, where the meeting chaired by His Excellency Augustus J. U. Jaspert, considered and approve the 2019 current and capital expenditure (Annual Budget).

March 28th, 2019
Willock wants court action in D4 conundrum

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI – New Speaker of the Virgin Islands House of Assembly (HoA) Hon Julian Willock says that after reading the statement from His Excellency, the Governor Mr. Augustus J. U. Jaspert dated March, 26, 2019—in which the Governor said that there is no need for a By-Election over the seat of District four representative elect, Mark H. Vanterpool—he is moving to court to have the matter resolved expeditiously.

March 26th, 2019
Vanterpool resignation invalid, No By-election – Gov Jaspert

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI – Governor of the Virgin Islands (VI), His Excellency Mr Augustus J.U Jaspert in a release today announced that following legal advice, the resignation tendered by District 4 Representative, Mark H. Vanterpool is invalid and there is no need to call a By-election.

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