17 Receive Queen’s Birthday Honours

Friday, 12 June 2020 - 7:50pm

Officers from the Royal Virgin Islands Police, Her Majesty’s Prison, and BVI Fire and Rescue Services received awards for long service and good conduct at a private ceremony today at Government House.

Queen’s Birthday Honours To Be Awarded At Private Ceremony

Thursday, 11 June 2020 - 5:53pm

The Queen’s Birthday Parade and Celebration will not be held this year, in keeping with current best practices for social distancing due to COVID-19.

Leaders Strategise Hurricane Season Preparedness

Wednesday, 10 June 2020 - 1:22pm

Territorial readiness was the focus at yesterday’s virtual meeting of the National Disaster Management Council (NDMC).

Statement By Governor Jaspert On The Auditor General’s Special Report On Government’s Financing Of BVI Airways’ Direct Airlift To Miami

Tuesday, 9 June 2020 - 3:46pm

As you are aware from previous public statements, the Auditor General undertook a special audit into the Government’s financing of the BVI Airways Agreement which was intended to provide a direct airlift to Miami.  This followed a number of concerns raised by a number of people, including myself, about the Government financing of this failed project.

Office Of The Governor To Be Closed

Thursday, 4 June 2020 - 2:21pm

The public is notified that the Office of the Governor will be closed on Friday, June 5 ....

Statement by His Excellency Governor Jaspert on the Further Relaxing of COVID-19 Measures

Wednesday, 3 June 2020 - 4:46pm

Good day all,

I hope that you all are well and enjoyed a pleasant Whit Monday earlier this week. I know these continue to be uncertain and unsettling times, but this week, I have felt encouraged by how far we have come in our COVID-19 response. Many more businesses have reopened with social distancing measures in place, the public have been able to enjoy our beautiful beaches and restaurants again over the long weekend, and of course, there are currently no confirmed active COVID-19 cases in BVI. Importantly, some of our citizens are now able to return to home under strict conditions. 

Statement by Governor Jaspert On the Further Relaxing of COVID-19 Measures

Sunday, 31 May 2020 - 8:19pm

Good day all, I would first like to thank everyone in the Territory for their compliance with the measures that have been put in place for our safety amidst the COVID-19 Pandemic. I know that it has indeed been a challenging period for us all, but I am thankful to each of you for the role that you have played in ensuring the continued prevention of the spread of COVID-19. Thank you for all that you have done and I wish you all a happy long holiday weekend as we celebrate Whit Sunday and Monday.

Sovereign’s Birthday To Be Observed As Public Holiday

Friday, 29 May 2020 - 4:11pm

The public is being notified that the Territory will observe the Sovereign’s Birthday on Friday, June 12 in accordance with Section 5 (b) of the Public Holidays Act (Cap 199), as amended. 

74 Persons Receive Naturalisation Certificates

Thursday, 28 May 2020 - 1:06pm

Seventy-four individuals received their Certificates of Naturalisation through a series of socially distanced ceremonies on May 26 and 27.

Statement By Governor Jaspert During ‘Catch-Up With The Press

Thursday, 21 May 2020 - 4:22pm

Thank you for joining me for this briefing today and for complying with the social distancing measures we have put in place to keep us all safe whilst we’re here. I realise it’s been a while since we last met face to face, but I am really glad that we are able to safely meet to have these conversations.

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