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Governor Jaspert & Hon Rymer on aerial reconnaissance of VI

At around 9:00am, August 29, 2019, Governor Augustus J. U. Jaspert, along with Minister for Transportation, Works and Utilities Hon Kye M. Rymer ((R5) and Deputy Director of Public Works Mr Kurt Hodge, commenced an aerial inspection of the territory following the passage of Hurricane Dorian. Photo: VINO
Second from left: Deputy Director of Public Works Mr Kurt Hodge, Minister for Public Works, Transportation and Utilities Hon Kye M. Rymer ((R5) and Governor Augustus J. U. Jaspert are flanked by soldiers of the Royal Navy prior to commencing an ariel inspection of the terrirory following the Passage of Hurricane Dorian. Photo: VINO
Second from left: Deputy Director of Public Works Mr Kurt Hodge, Minister for Public Works, Transportation and Utilities Hon Kye M. Rymer ((R5) and Governor Augustus J. U. Jaspert are flanked by soldiers of the Royal Navy prior to commencing an ariel inspection of the terrirory following the Passage of Hurricane Dorian. Photo: VINO
The inspection team heads off via helicopter this morning, August 29, 2019. Photo: VINO
The inspection team heads off via helicopter this morning, August 29, 2019. Photo: VINO
ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- At around 9:00am, August 29, 2019, Governor Augustus J. U. Jaspert, along with Minister for Transportation, Works and Utilities Hon Kye M. Rymer ((R5) and Deputy Director of Public Works Mr Kurt Hodge, commenced an aerial inspection of the territory following the passage of Hurricane Dorian.

Dorian passed over the VI as a Category 1 storm, causing flooding in some low lying areas, hillslides, and even lifted roofs from some structures on August 28, 2019.

The inspection team is being flown in a Royal Navy helicopter.

From on the ground observations, our news desk can confirm that all major roads on Tortola are passable, thanks to the quick work of essential workers.

More details to follow.

6 Responses to “Governor Jaspert & Hon Rymer on aerial reconnaissance of VI”

  • cay (29/08/2019, 10:24) Like (6) Dislike (24) Reply
    The governor getting too much credit it’s the man on the ground needs the credit
    • Smash (29/08/2019, 12:43) Like (17) Dislike (0) Reply
      The governor and this government doing fine jobs. Minister Wheatley and Minister Flax and the governor are all for us, the people
  • lol (29/08/2019, 11:04) Like (13) Dislike (0) Reply
    drive around the island and see the deplorable roads too.
  • Xxx (29/08/2019, 13:22) Like (3) Dislike (12) Reply
    Watching and doing nothing is a waste of my tax dollars
  • wize up (29/08/2019, 16:24) Like (10) Dislike (0) Reply
    Good move:
  • me (29/08/2019, 16:49) Like (8) Dislike (0) Reply
    Today we saw a genuine need for the helipad close
    to the hospital.
    Could drivers please be more conscientious and
    stop parking on it? Bout time.


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