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July 1st, 2020
Dr Pickering implicates NDP Cabinet in BVI Airways scandal

BAUGHERS BAY, Tortola, VI - While clearing his name from any direct dealings with BVI Airways Project and its missing $7.2M funds, Deputy Premier under the previous National Democratic Party (NDP) Government, Dr Kedrick D. Pickering has come out in defence of the former Financial Secretary, Mr Neil M. Smith against allegations he facilitated fraud, adding that Mr Smith's decisions would have been influenced by the then finance minister and Cabinet.

June 27th, 2020
Governor asked to correct 'inaccurate & erroneous' statements against HoA

DUFFS BOTTOM, Tortola, VI - Governor of the Virgin Islands (VI), His Excellency Augustus J.U. Jaspert is under more fire, this time, over statements he made that the House of Assembly (HoA) discussed a report that was the subject of a criminal investigation.

June 10th, 2020
Independent investigators hired in BVI Airways probe - Governor

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI - The Royal Virgin Islands Police Force (RVIPF), led by Commissioner of Police Michael B. Matthews, has enlisted the services of independent financial investigation experts to 'set the wheels in motion' for the criminal investigation into the failed BVI Airways deal.

June 9th, 2020
Gov Jaspert blames COVID-19 for late tabling of BVI Airways report

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI - Governor of the Virgin Islands (VI) His Excellency, Augustus J.U. Jaspert has finally broken his silence surrounding the late tabling of the controversial BVI Airways audit report in the House of Assembly, casting the blame on COVID-19 and the handling of the pandemic locally.

June 8th, 2020
BVI Airways Operators wanted Locals forced out of jobs- Audit report

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- The Auditor General Ms Sonia M. Webster, in her report on the BVI Airways’ taxpayers $7.2M deal, has made some more shocking revelations.

June 3rd, 2020
Was BVI Airways deal a Ponzi scheme?- Auditor General’s Report

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- After reading through the Auditor General’s Report on Government’s Financing of the BVI Airways’ Direct Flights to Miami, many are asking if it was a Ponzi scheme.

June 1st, 2020
Governor silent on accusations of 'interference' with legislature

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI - With the BVI Airways audit report at the centre of the controversy, a usually combative Governor Augustus J. U. Jaspert has remained silent days after public accusations of interference with the legislative arm of the Virgin Islands (VI) government.

May 30th, 2020
BVI Airways report: Was the VI Government scammed?

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI - The Auditor General report on the Government’s Financing of BVI Airways’ Direct Flights to Miami from the Terrence B. Lettsome International Airport laid on the table of the House of Assembly (HoA) on Thursday, May 28, 2020, making it a public document, is still turning heads.

May 28th, 2020
‘Reprimand Governor for violating’ Audit Act & VI Constitution- Hon Fraser

DUFF'S BOTTOM, Tortola, VI - Accusing the Governor of the Virgin Islands, His Excellency, Augustus J. U. Jaspert of having a 'cavalier attitude' towards the Virgin Islands (VI) House of Assembly (HoA), Senior Member of the Opposition, Hon Julian Fraser RA (R3) has moved a motion to reprimand Mr Jaspert over the late tabling of the BVI Airways (BVIA) report from the Auditor General.

May 28th, 2020
Governor tried to 'urge' HoA to meet & table BVIA report - Speaker

DUFF'S BOTTOM, Tortola, VI - Governor of the Virgin Islands, His Excellency, Mr Augustus J. U. Jaspert in efforts to meet the statutory deadline for the laying of the Auditor General prepared BVI Airways report to the House of Assembly (HoA), has been accused of interfering with the legislative branch.

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