Topic: Cabinet, Good Governance, House of Assembly | Posted By: DSmith
Tuesday, 2 March 2021 - 7:23pm
On January 19, 2021 the former Governor, His Excellency Augustus J. U. Jaspert, appointed Sir Gary Hickinbottom, to hold a Commission of Inquiry (COI), to inquire into whether corruption, abuse of office or other serious dishonesty in relation to officials, whether statutory, elected or public, “… may have taken place in recent years.”
Topic: House of Assembly, Ministry of Health, Novel Coronavirus | Posted By: DSmith
Saturday, 2 January 2021 - 9:56am
Mister Speaker, let me first extend New Year Greetings to everyone in these beautiful Virgin Islands; throughout the region and via all the usual communication mediums, who have had to endure the sound of my voicegiving updates on what I think is the most critical topic in this Territory’s history, over the past 10 months – that of COVID-19.
Topic: House of Assembly, Ministry of Health, Novel Coronavirus, Public Health | Posted By: DSmith
Saturday, 2 January 2021 - 9:53am
Mister Speaker, yesterday on 30th December 2020 the United Kingdom’s Medicines and Healthcare products Regulatory Agency for supply in the United Kingdom approved AstraZeneca and the University of Oxford/Vaccitechs Covid-19 vaccine candidate AZD1222.
Topic: Education, House of Assembly, Novel Coronavirus, Schools | Posted By: DSmith
Saturday, 2 January 2021 - 9:38am
Mister Speaker, I thank you for the opportunity to share in this Honourable House and with the entire community, updates on the progress in schools since the start of the 2020/2021 school year and plans for the upcoming term.