Press Release

Governor's Group
Office of the Governor
Release Date:
Friday, 10 November 2017 - 2:16pm

His Excellency the Governor Augustus Jaspert has said that he is impressed with the continued spirit and hard work of the community following the passage of hurricanes Irma and Maria.

The Governor was at the time making his third official visit to Jost Van Dyke on November 8, to follow up with residents and assess the recovery progress.

Governor Jaspert visited White Bay, Jost Van Dyke School, the Government Administration Building, Foxy’s, Jost Van Dyke Clinic and toured Little Harbour. 

Residents and business owners shared their concerns, frustrations and challenges with the Governor who gave the assurance that he is working with Cabinet to speed up the recovery efforts on the island. He also urged residents to continue working together as the Territory rebuilds.

The Governor was accompanied by the Sister Islands Programme Coordinator Mr. Vincent Wheatley.


Photo Credit: (GIS/Ronnielle Frazer)


Photograph 1 – Governor Jaspert and the Principal, staff and students of the Jost Van Dyke School.

Photograph 2 - The Governor is pictured with the friends of a local resident who volunteered their services to help rebuild Little Harbour, Jost Van Dyke.

Photograph 3 –  Governor Jaspert and the Jost Van Dyke District Officer, Mrs. Carmen Blyden

Photograph 4 –  The Governor dialogues with a few residents of Jost Van Dyke


Colene A. Penn

Head of Communications
Recovery and Development Agency
Tel: +1 (284) 345-2776 | Mobile: +1 (284) 345-3387