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Archer acting as governor

Deputy Governor David Archer, Jr (left) and Governor Augustus Jaspert.

Deputy Governor David Archer, Jr has been appointed to act as governor.

His appointment took effect today and will run until Monday, April 2.

A government media release said Archer is acting in the position in the absence of Governor Augustus Jaspert who is on annual leave and will return on April 3.

“Mr Archer took the Affirmations of Allegiance and Due Execution of Office to act in the post of Governor administered by Her Ladyship the Honourable Justice Ann-Marie Smith,” the release said.

Archer was only sworn in as Deputy Governor of the British Virgin Islands this month.


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  1. So says:

    Who is the Acting DG?

  2. Interested says:

    Soooo if the governor has gone on leave,what about the recovery agency bill .

  3. Which says:

    one of these, some with brilliant political minds, would be elected “governor” if we so had that human inalienable right and privilege?

    District 1: Mr. preston stout
    District 2: Hon. Mitch Turnbull
    District 3: Hon Julian Fraser
    District 4: Ms. Roxie Romney
    District 5: Hon Delores Christopher
    District 6: Mr. Wade Smith
    District 7: Pastor Carnel Fahie
    District 8: Hon Marlon Penn
    District 9: Dr. Cassander Titley – O’Neal
    At Large:
    Ms. Dancia Penn-Sallah
    Dr. Karl Dawson
    Mr. Julian Willock
    Mr. Alvin Christopher

    Will w, as a people, ever wake up to and change our own destiny?

  4. Mysterious says:

    He went to the UK to let them all about the happenings down here to sit and talk with them

  5. Vacation says:

    Annual Leave? Only 3 days? He returns on the 2nd which is still a holiday
    Wonder if there is a typo? He deserve more vacation than 3 days!

  6. daniel says:

    one should not comment on a civil servant’s work. its gov’t’s business. he is not a politician. we did not put him there. he came up climbing the ladder let him do his job

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