RESIDENTS OF THE BVI QUESTIONS GOVERNOR JASPERT’S MOTIVES AND CALLS FOR APOLOGY AFTER NEGATIVE INTERNATIONAL MEDIA COVERAGE

Yesterday, the residents of the British Virgin watched as the Governor of the Virgin Islands, His Excellency Augustus J.U. Jaspert announced the establishment of a Commission of Inquiry. In his statement, Governor Jaspert listed a number of allegations that have been reported against present and successive Governments of the Territory. One resident of the BVI … Continued

OPINION: THE COVID-19 VACCINE BY DR. KEDRICK PICKERING

The British Virgin Islands should aim to be one of the first countries in the Caribbean region to be fully vaccinated from the Covid 19 virus. Our small population and being an overseas territory of the United Kingdom gives us an advantage we should readily embrace. This ought to be an individual responsibility that ultimately … Continued

FORMER LEGISLATOR MYRON WALWYN: “WE MUST AT ALL COST AVOID ANY FURTHER FAILED DEADLINES.”

In a recent Facebook post, Former Education Minister and businessman Myron V Walwyn shared his thoughts on the management of Covid-19 in the British Virgin Islands. The post which began by highlighting the mammoth task for any Government in the handling of this pandemic stated: “I have long maintained that the management of this pandemic … Continued

TROY CHRISTOPHER IS NEW CHAIRMAN OF BVI RED CROSS, BEVIN BRAITHWAITE & SYLVIA MOSES APPOINTED AT VC & TREASURER

Press Release The BVI Red Cross welcomes Troy Christopher as its new Chairman; Mr. Bevin Braithwaite as Vice Chair; and Ms. Sylvia Moses as Treasurer. The new appointments were made at Thursday’s annual general meeting. Mr. Braithwaite replaces Mr. Christopher; while Mr. Christopher replaces Mr. Geoffrey Brooks. BVI Red Cross Director Stacy Lloyd commented, “We … Continued