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February 20th, 2018
Reporter shut out of Magistrate’s Court

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI - Despite construction work still taking place at the House of Assembly (HoA), on Friday, February 16, 2018, Governor Augustus J. U. Jaspert aka 'Gus' announced that the Magistrate’s Court would commence criminal sittings in the House of Assembly Chambers on February 20, 2018.

January 22nd, 2018
Investigation of Hon Walwyn's $1.6M ESHS wall will continue - Gov Jaspert

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- Following the passage of two powerful Category 5 hurricanes, Irma and Maria, that devastated the Territory and damaged many government buildings and destroyed many files, some residents concluded that the many investigations into government's questionable projects and reckless spending would end.

December 24th, 2017
Governor & Premier take flight for Xmas; Mathavious & Pickering in charge

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- Since the 2015 snap election in which Dr The Honourable D. Orlando Smith-led National Democratic Party (NDP) Government won in a landside, his Administration has been disunited, with nasty infighting and loud calls for him to reshuffle his Cabinet.

December 22nd, 2017
Curfew lifted today December 22, 2017

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- The controversial curfew imposed on residents of the British Overseas Territory of the Virgin Islands (VI) has finally been lifted today December 22, 2017.

December 13th, 2017
Wendel W. Parsons & Cromwell O. Hodge receive 2017 BVI Badge of Honour

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI - At the BVI Badge of Honour investiture ceremony, two men were pinned by Governor Augustus J. U. Jaspert - Captain Wendel W. Parsons and Pastor Cromwell O. Hodge.

November 19th, 2017
'The Prince's visit is timely, good international exposure' - Hon Fahie

EAST END, Tortola, VI - A number of Virgin Islands (VI) residents gathered at the Queen Elizabeth II Park in Road Town, Tortola, despite the heavy downpour and cloudy skies to meet the Prince of Wales, Charles Phillip Arthur George, during his first official visit to the territory, yesterday November 18, 2017.

November 18th, 2017
National Emergency Operations Centre to be deactivated Nov 20

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- Governor Augustus J. U. Jaspert has announced that the National Emergency Operations Centre, which was put in place following Hurricane Irma on September 6, 2017, will be deactivated on Monday November 20, 2017.

November 17th, 2017
‘Seriously governor? Singing & dancing for the Prince?’- Cromwell Smith

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- Governor Augustus J. U. Jaspert has been criticised for including ‘singing and dancing’ in the programme for the visit of Prince of Wales, Charles P. A. George.

November 13th, 2017
Premier scoffs & labels ‘Fake News’ report that Gov Jaspert is a hero

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- Premier and Minister of Finance Dr The Honourable D. Orlando Smith (AL) today November 13, 2017 in the House of Assembly, while responding to a question from Opposition Member Hon Julian Fraser RA (R3), called reports written in the international media that Governor Augustus J. U. Jaspert was hailed as a hero, Fake News.

October 20th, 2017
Curfew hours now 11:00 PM to 6:00 AM- Governor Jaspert

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI - His Excellency the Governor Augustus J. U. Jaspert announced today, Friday October 20, 2017 that the ongoing curfew will be further relaxed.





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