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August 27th, 2020
‘Your Premier is not in any fight with the Governor or the UK’- Hon Fahie

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- After Governor Augustus J. U. Jaspert told the public that the Virgin Islands Government had declined the United Kingdom’s offer to send its Royal Navy to help with border security, there have been strong criticisms of the government from certain sections of the public and some have speculated and circulated that the Premier is in a fight with the Governor.

August 5th, 2020
Current VI constitution is 'disrespectful to the Premier' - Hon Vanterpool

DUFFS BOTTOM, Tortola, VI - Fourth District Representative in the Virgin Islands (VI) House of Assembly (HoA), Hon Mark H. Vanterpool has called the current VI Constitution Order 2007 as disrespectful to the highest democratically elected office, that of the Premier, over its stipulation to have a UK appointed Governor to chair the Cabinet.

July 28th, 2020
Governor's Office a 'symbol of discrimination & injustice' to VIslanders - Premier

DUFF'S BOTTOM, Tortola, VI - Premier and Minister of Finance, Hon Andrew A. Fahie (R1) has reiterated his calls for a Virgin Islander to be holding the post of Governor instead of a UK appointed native.

July 7th, 2020
Jamaican & Venezuelan ordered deported from VI

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- A Jamaican convicted of a drug offence and a Venezuelan convicted of firearm and ammunition offences have been ordered deported from the Territory by Governor Augustus J. U. Jaspert, who signed the order on June 24, 2020, according to the Virgin Islands Official Gazette on June 26, 2020.

June 24th, 2020
‘It wouldn’t be right’ to reprimand Gov Jaspert – Premier Fahie

DUFF’S BOTTOM, Tortola, VI – Debating on the need to balance government’s financial accounts through the Supplementary Appropriation (2014) Act, Premier and Minister of Finance, Honourable Andrew A. Fahie (R1) said the reason he could not support the reprimand of the sitting Governor was because the House of Assembly (HoA) has been late with items in the past.

June 5th, 2020
Motion to reprimand Governor fails in HoA

DUFF'S BOTTOM, Tortola, VI- The historic motion brought to the House of Assembly (HoA) by Senior Member of the Opposition, Hon Julian Fraser RA (R3) to reprimand the Governor has failed in the House of Assembly (HoA) after only receiving two votes in its favour moments ago, June 5, 2020.

May 12th, 2020
'VI divisiveness' helped keep the Governor in place - Claude O. Skelton-Cline

BAUGHERS BAY, Tortola, VI - Honestly Speaking radio moderator, Mr Claude O. Skelton-Cline has remarked that division created in the Territory amongst the people and leaders is part of the reason the Governor's seat is still a part of the Virgin Islands (VI) Cabinet even when an opportunity was presented to remove it.

July 15th, 2019
David D. Archer Jr is acting Governor until July 21, 2019

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI - Mr David D. Archer, Jr is acting in the Office of Governor from of the Virgin Islands (VI) effective Thursday, July 11 to Sunday, July 21.

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.

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.


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