Honourable Natalio Wheatley Is The New Deputy Premier

Saturday, 8 August 2020 - 5:01pm

Minister for Education, Culture, Youth Affairs, Fisheries and Agriculture, Dr. the Honourable Natalio D. Wheatley is the new Deputy Premier of the Virgin Islands for the duration of the Government’s term in office.

Official Informing Of New Deputy Premier

Friday, 7 August 2020 - 2:43pm

Premier and Minister of Finance Honourable Andrew A. Fahie is informing the public that today, Friday, August  7, Minister for Education, Culture, Youth Affairs, Fisheries and Agriculture, Dr. the Honourable Natalio D. Wheatley will be officially sworn in as the new Deputy Premier of the Virgin Islands for the duration of the Government’s term in office. 

Public Service To Physically Close At 1:00 P.M.

Wednesday, 29 July 2020 - 10:25am

The Public Service will close at 1:00 p.m. today, July 29 as the Territory prepares to experience the effects of Tropical Cyclone Nine.

Governor's Message On Potential Tropical Cyclone 9

Wednesday, 29 July 2020 - 9:41am

Greetings to all. Tuesday afternoon I convened a meeting of the National Emergency Operations Centre’s operations group so that Territory leadership, including myself and the Deputy Premier, could receive a full briefing on the expectations for Potential Tropical Cyclone 9 and strategise how to enact our final preparations for that system.

Message from His Excellency Governor Augustus Jaspert Regarding Multi-hazard Emergency Preparedness

Sunday, 26 July 2020 - 4:21pm

Greetings to all in these Virgin Islands.

Many of us were jolted out of a Sunday routine by a 4.03 magnitude earthquake. The final report from Territory partners at the Puerto Seismic Network indicates that the centre of the earthquake was approximately 32 kilometres north of Road Town, or approximately 20 miles away, and that the strongest shaking was felt by persons on the island of Virgin Gorda.

Statement by Governor Jaspert on the Imposition of a 24-Hour Curfew for Jost Van Dyke

Tuesday, 21 July 2020 - 11:20am

Good day to all.

You would have seen the Ministry of Health’s press release this morning on the increased COVID-19 prevention measures that have been put in place for Jost Van Dyke.

Statement By His Excellency Augustus J.U. Jaspert On The Passing Of Public Officer, Junior Peters

Friday, 3 July 2020 - 9:40pm

It was with great sadness that this evening we learned of the tragic death of our colleague and dear friend, Junior Peters. 

Statement by His Excellency the Governor, Mr. Augustus J.U. Jaspert During the Catch-Up with the Governor Press Briefing

Tuesday, 30 June 2020 - 2:37pm

Good morning to all,

It feels as though a lot has changed since we last met in May. BVI has sprung back to life with many businesses re-opening and friends and family coming together again, though still from a safe social distance. We’ve made progress in preventing COVID-19 taking hold here, but we cannot become complacent.

Governor’s Office To Be Closed On June 26

Wednesday, 24 June 2020 - 2:35pm

The public is notified that the Office of the Governor will be closed on Friday, June 26.............

His Excellency The Governor Augustus J.U. Jaspert Addresses Virgin Islands News Online Cartoon

Monday, 15 June 2020 - 9:25pm

I was made aware of the cartoon published by VINO today and comments by the host of Honestly Speaking and was appalled and disturbed by what they depicted and insinuated.  

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