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March 18th, 2019
Be in “Ready Mode” for 2019 hurricane season – Gov Jaspert

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI - With the 2019 hurricane season just three months away, Governor of the Virgin Islands (VI) His Excellency Augustus J. U. Jaspert is urging residents to take the necessary measures to be prepared while the Department of Disaster Management (DDM) and the Recovery and Development Agency (RDA) do their parts.

March 16th, 2019
AG to advise on Vanterpool seat fiasco – Gov Jaspert

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI – Following Mark H. Vanterpool’s (R4) flip-flopping of his resignation from the Virgin Islands (VI) House of Assembly (HoA) on March 14, 2019, Governor of the Virgin Islands, His Excellency Augustus J. U. Jaspert aka ‘Gus’ says he is yet to receive formal notice of the vacant District 4 seat and is seeking legal advice on the fiasco.

March 8th, 2019
New Gov’t faces challenging times - Gov Jaspert

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI - With the Virgin Islands Party (VIP) government taking up the helm of leadership of the Territory, His Excellency the Governor, Augustus J. U. Jaspert says they are doing so in especially challenging times.

March 5th, 2019
‘Investigation into ESHS Wall continues’- CoP Matthews

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI – Following his devastating defeat in the 2019 General Elections in the Virgin Islands (VI), many are questioning what will happen to the investigation launched by the Police into the $1.6M Elmore Stoutt High School Wall (ESHS) commissioned by former Legislator, Myron V. Walwyn.

March 4th, 2019
Business Community, UK happy with VI election outcome!

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI - Governor of the Virgin Islands (VI) His Excellency, Augustus J. U Jaspert told our news centre on Friday, March 1, 2019, that the British Government was happy that “democracy worked in the Territory.”

February 28th, 2019
Hon Fahie Gov't on track, moving with record speed

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI – Following reports of infighting over cabinet positions in the new Premier Andrew A. Fahie (R1) government, senior sources have dispelled the rumour as erroneous, calling it “false news”.

February 28th, 2019
Hon Marlon A. Penn to be appointed Opposition Leader

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI - Following a crushing and devastating defeat from the Virgin Islands Party (VIP) in the February 25, 2019, General Elections, National Democratic Party (NDP 1) Deputy Chairman, Hon Marlon A. Penn (R8) will become the new Opposition Leader in the new House of Assembly (HoA).

February 26th, 2019
UPDATE: New Premier Fahie was sworn in today!

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI - In front of the Virgin Islands Party (VIP) candidates, party and campaign officials and those who were elected, Hon Andrew A. Fahie (R1) was at 1:30 PM today, Tuesday February 26, 2019, sworn in as the Virgin Islands Premier.

February 25th, 2019
Sasha D. A. Flax is acting Sister Islands Coordinator

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI - Ms Sasha D. A. Flax has been appointed to act as Sister Islands Coordinator in the Office of the Deputy Governor effective March 1, 2019.

February 14th, 2019
UPDATE: 41 candidates to contest 2019 Elections, VIP only party with full 13

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI - The Supervisor of Election, Juliette Penn has confirmed that at the closed of Nomination Day, Today Thursday, February 14, 2019, a total of 41 candidates will be contesting the upcoming February 25, 2019, General Elections in the Virgin Islands (VI).

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