Topic: Recovery and Development Agency (RDA), Statutory Bodies | Posted By: aphillip
Tuesday, 14 January 2020 - 5:58pm
It is disappointing that Paul Bayly is resigning as CEO of the Recovery and Development Agency (RDA). The RDA is incredibly important to BVI’s recovery and development – a top priority for us all – and I sincerely hope that the setback of BVI losing such an experienced and talented CEO does not hamper recovery efforts.
In another historic move, Premier and Minister of Finance, Honourable Andrew A. Fahie, in consultation with the Governor and Chairman, Mr. Augustus J. U. Jaspert, has decided that the first meeting of the Cabinet of the Virgin Islands for 2020 be held on the Sister Island of Jost Van Dyke this Wednesday, January 8.
Good day to all. Many of you would have already been following – and possibly feeling – the increase in seismic activity that has been occurring in our region since the earthquake swarm south of Puerto Rico in December last year. Seismic activity continued this morning with a magnitude 6.4 earthquake at 4:24 am. This event was followed by several aftershocks, and taken together, these seismic events have caused damage in Southwestern Puerto Rico in areas like Guanica and Ponce.
Topic: Government Information Services, The Public Service | Posted By: aphillip
Tuesday, 17 December 2019 - 3:35pm
Good morning all. A particular welcome to members of the media. As we are nearing the end of the year, I wanted to take the opportunity to look back and reflect a little on the past year and also look forwards a little to 2020.
His Excellency the Acting Governor David Archer, Jr. chaired the Meeting held on 29th November, 2019, in the absence of Governor Augustus Jaspert, who was overseas on personal leave. The Meeting was held at the Premier’s Conference Room, Central Administration Building.
Children and young adults gathered for an afternoon of face painting, dancing, storytelling, music by the Chamber Players, and a visit by Santa Claus and gifts at a Christmas party hosted by His Excellency Governor Mr. Augustus J.U. Jaspert and Mrs. Jaspert.