Governor Jaspert Visits Main Street Six Months After Irma

Wednesday, 7 March 2018 - 1:32pm

The public is invited to view the special feature capturing Governor Augustus Jaspert’s visit of Main Street, Tortola, six months after the passage of Hurricane Irma.

Address by Mr. David D. Archer, Jr. Deputy Governor of the Virgin Islands

Friday, 2 March 2018 - 5:20pm

Thank you, Madam Chair and Former Deputy Governor, Mrs. Rosalie Adams.

David Archer, Jr. Sworn In As Deputy Governor

Friday, 2 March 2018 - 5:05pm

Mr. David DaCosta Archer, Jr. was sworn in as the Deputy Governor of the Virgin Islands on Thursday, March 1 at a ceremony held at Government House.

Speech From The Throne

Thursday, 1 March 2018 - 3:56pm

Madame Speaker, members of the House of Assembly, invited guests in the gallery, those listening via the airwaves and online, good morning.

Message By His Excellency The Governor Augustus Jaspert On Security

Tuesday, 27 February 2018 - 5:00pm

When I first arrived in these islands, I was struck by the sheer natural beauty, engaging people and the peace and tranquility that have given these islands the name of Nature’s Little Secrets.  While the Virgin Islands are of course well known in business, international finance and tourism across the world, what struck me also were the stories of how people felt safe here; and how important that is.  A sense of calm and safety to walk in the early and late mornings, have family outings and some who even slept with windows and doors ajar to take in natural breezes.

Statement By Governor Augustus Jaspert On Security Of The Territory

Friday, 23 February 2018 - 2:55pm

The security of the territory is a critical part of its recovery and is something I take very seriously. I am in regular contact with the Commissioner of Police on security matters and this week convened a meeting of all of the agencies involved in this area. 

Message By His Excellency The Governor Mr. Augustus Jaspert On The Transformation Of The Public Service

Monday, 19 February 2018 - 9:01am

Public Officers, ladies and gentlemen, you recently received communication from the Deputy Governor about an exciting opportunity we have to shape the future of the Public Service.  Allow me a few minutes of your time to briefly speak to you about this opportunity and why your input into the future of the Public Service is critical at this time.

Governor Jaspert's Statement On The Recovery And Development Agency

Thursday, 15 February 2018 - 5:30pm

Good afternoon. Thank you all for coming and thank you Premier for your statement. I wholeheartedly welcome your announcement on the Recovery and Development Agency (RDA) and applaud the leadership you and your Cabinet have shown in establishing it. I would also like to join the Premier in his thanks to Dr. Mathavious for agreeing to be Chairman of the Board.

Statement By His Excellency The Governor Mr Augustus Jaspert On The Re-Establishment Of The Judiciary

Friday, 16 February 2018 - 4:13pm

As with so many areas in our Territory, Hurricanes Irma and Maria had a significant impact on the judicial system of the Virgin Islands, leaving all of the key properties required for the effective functioning of the system extensively damaged.

Cabinet Meets With Foreign And Commonwealth Under-Secretary

Friday, 16 February 2018 - 3:47pm

Foreign and Commonwealth Permanent Under-Secretary (PUS), Sir Simon McDonald is featured with Premier and Minister of Finance, Dr. the Honourable D. Orlando Smith, OBE and Cabinet Ministers as part of his first visit to the Territory.