Catch-Up with the Governor

Deputy Governor, Mr. David Archer, Jr. Is Acting Governor

Monday, 17 February 2020 - 11:13am

Deputy Governor, Mr. David Archer, Jr. is acting in the Office of Governor from Friday, February 14 to Thursday, February 20.

Statement by Governor Jaspert on the Computer Misuse and Cybercrime Amendment Act, 2019

Wednesday, 12 February 2020 - 5:20pm

This morning I assented to the Computer Misuse and Cybercrime (Amendment) Act, 2019, bringing the amendments into effect. Before giving assent, I considered the provisions in the amended Act very carefully. Many of these amendments are positive steps and are needed to deter nefarious online behaviour such as cyberbullying, to prevent and identity theft and fraud, and to protect children and vulnerable people.

UK To Provide Search & Rescue Training And Equipment

Thursday, 30 January 2020 - 2:11pm

The United Kingdom Foreign and Commonwealth Office will provide specialised training and equipment to the Virgin Islands Territorial Search and Rescue Team (TSART) through a Memorandum of Understanding signed yesterday at Government House.

Statement by His Excellency Governor Augustus J.U. Jaspert On the Resignation of CEO, Recovery & Development Agency, Mr. Paul Bayly

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.

Another Historic Move; The Cabinet To Meet On Jost Van Dyke

Tuesday, 7 January 2020 - 5:54pm

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.

Statement By His Excellency The Governor On Earthquakes In Puerto Rico/Virgin Islands Region

Tuesday, 7 January 2020 - 2:13pm

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.

Peter Haycraft And Stacy Mather Make The Queen’s 2020 Honours List

Tuesday, 31 December 2019 - 11:05am

Mr. Peter Haycraft and Mr. Stacy Roger Mather made the Queen Elizabeth II 2020 Diplomatic Service and Overseas List for their service and contribution towards the development of the Virgin Islands.

Deputy Governor, Mr. David Archer, Jr. Is Acting Governor

Tuesday, 31 December 2019 - 8:57am

Mr. David Archer, Jr. is acting in the Office of Governor from Monday, December 30, 2019 to Friday, January 3, 2020.

Governor Spreads Christmas Cheer To Essential Workers

Friday, 27 December 2019 - 11:03am

His Excellency the Governor Mr. Augustus J.U. Jaspert spent Christmas morning spreading holiday cheer to essential public officers and children at the Dr. D. Orlando Smith Hospital.

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