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Despite slap from House of Commons, VI will celebrate Queen's Birthday!

- taxpayers must take on cost for parade
Despite the United Kingdom Parliament agreeing to make public the names of beneficial owners of financial services in the Overseas Territories, the VI is gearing up to celebrate the birthday of Queen Elizabeth II come Saturday, June 9, 2018. Photo: UK Mirror
Deputy Governor David D. Archer Jr., speaking to our newsroom disputed that claiming that its “cost sharing where the Governor’s office itself pays for the reception and local government pay for the activities surrounding the parade”. Photo: VINO/GIS
Deputy Governor David D. Archer Jr., speaking to our newsroom disputed that claiming that its “cost sharing where the Governor’s office itself pays for the reception and local government pay for the activities surrounding the parade”. Photo: VINO/GIS
ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI - The House of Commons has passed an amendment to the Anti Money Laundering Bill to make only Caribbean Overseas Territories like the Virgin Islands (VI) have public registry of beneficial ownership for offshore accounts.

This is a move that will destroy the Territory’s economy, if enacted, and will leave thousands jobless, homeless and in poverty.

The British crown dependencies of Guernsey, Jersey and the Isle of Man are not required to comply. Premier and Minister of Finance, Dr The Honourable D. Orlando Smith (AL) has described this move as “unjustified and discriminatory."

He said the vote on May 1, 2018, in the House of Commons in the amendment to the Bill is “a fundamental breach in the constitutional relationship and modern partnership between the United Kingdom and the VI."

Celebrate those who are about to kill us?

Despite this move, where the Territory has to spend millions more on lobbying efforts, the VI is gearing up to celebrate the birthday of Queen Elizabeth II come Saturday, June 9, 2018.

All costs are shouldered by the local government, according to a Deputy Governor’s Office senior officer. However, Deputy Governor David D. Archer Jr., speaking to our newsroom, disputed that. He claimed that it is “cost sharing, where the Governor’s Office itself pays for the reception and local government pays for the activities surrounding the parade.” However, Mr Archer Jr did not clarify if it was still local Governor’s Office budget funding.

The Queen is expected to sign the bill that will destroy the VI economy and way of life.

According to a government spokeswoman, Colene A. Penn, “The parade begins at the Noel Lloyd Positive Action Movement Park and concludes on the vacant lot behind the Central Administration Complex on Wickham’s Cay II. Participants will include uniformed bodies, youth organisations, schools and service clubs.”

Noel Lloyd turning over in grave?

A Janet C. Williams, who often comment to our newsroom said, “What an insult to Noel Lloyd that they are taking this through his park in light of what is going on…we are now celebrating the people that is about to destroy our economy and violate our human rights.”

At the June 9, 2018 Queen's Birthday Parade, the United Kingdom appointed Governor, Augustus J. U. Jaspert will inspect all units of the parade, following which there will be a march-past, the hoisting of the Governor’s Standard and the Royal Salute given in honour of Her Majesty, according to a Government Information Service (GIS) press release.

Following the Bill's passage on May 1, 2018, many in the local political class have called for independence from Great Britain.


21 Responses to “Despite slap from House of Commons, VI will celebrate Queen's Birthday!”

  • ABC (16/05/2018, 14:05) Like (13) Dislike (2) Reply
    Deep vino
  • NezRez (16/05/2018, 15:05) Like (26) Dislike (7) Reply
    Are they mad?.... We need to pass on celebrating the person who is trying to kill us! Where is their Common sense?
  • wize up (16/05/2018, 15:44) Like (7) Dislike (11) Reply
    this is nothing new; I am almost 60 years and I grew up seeing this queen celebration: as a matter of fact back then was one of few times we heard or saw the governor dressed in his all white while inspecting the members of police is traditional
    • NezRez (16/05/2018, 18:14) Like (20) Dislike (6) Reply
      Yes, and that is one tradition we need to get rid of. The audacity that we must exist for the pleasure of the queen and her heirs for the rest of our lives. Are we not human? If you prick us, do we not bleed? strupps.
  • RealTalk (16/05/2018, 16:28) Like (18) Dislike (4) Reply
    Never did and will never ever in my life time take part in anything about the queens birthday .strupes
  • vex (16/05/2018, 17:22) Like (16) Dislike (5) Reply
    what a lovely yellow hat
  • OK Then (16/05/2018, 19:15) Like (3) Dislike (1) Reply
    I want to say something so bad,But I might get
  • Uncle Tom (16/05/2018, 20:45) Like (14) Dislike (6) Reply
    Sick of this bulls..t. These damn reptilians terrorizing the planet and dumb ass niggers continue to worship them. I bet when Andrew and Orlando return from England they have a soft stance on the Financial Services Issue. Rothschild Zionism feels that they are entitled to every ounce of gold, every drop of water and every blade of grass on this planet.Their Looney Tune Drama in Syria is at the root of what is being forced on us. It's all about enforcing sanctions against Russia and the Assad Camp which includes Iran and China, Hezbollah and others. The Overseas Territories in the Caribbean facilitating trillions in Foreign Direct Investment must be sifted like wheat. Check the DRAMA when Andrew and Orlando return. Anyone who sees the Big Picture knows that there will be no change in UK's decision...they must do as instructed just like the USA...The Synagogue of Satan is running the show, Rothschild Zionism will stop at nothing to establish their One World Government....One World Religion....One world Army and one World here we are with Problem Reaction Solution as the recipe. The question here is " does BVI Leadership understand the depth of their involvement in this mess.
  • Glad to be alive (16/05/2018, 21:37) Like (5) Dislike (12) Reply
    Bunch of ungrateful people!!
  • Long Live The Queen (16/05/2018, 22:27) Like (6) Dislike (1) Reply
    Just kidding. Fyah Bun her backside.
  • dread (16/05/2018, 22:43) Like (6) Dislike (4) Reply
    Down with the queen
  • BRAD BOYNES (17/05/2018, 06:10) Like (14) Dislike (2) Reply
    Still on the plantation.
    The UK want to rape us and still loan us money . How bvi supposed to pay it back when they trying to ruin financial services?
    Ah going on the beach to hell with the queen.
  • Webonics1 (17/05/2018, 07:45) Like (2) Dislike (5) Reply
    To Uncle TOM,,,
    {Planetary Systems Analysts} and as well as {World Systems Analysts} None of whom exists in this Dimensional plane. AND THE MESS U MADE REFERENCE OF IS NOT OUR INTELLECTUAL PROPERTY....
  • SMH (17/05/2018, 09:19) Like (11) Dislike (3) Reply
    Ok, so we going march for them today and then march against them tomorrow. What a stupid set of Virgin Islands. If we want to make a statement, let's NOT march for this woman any more. You all aren't thinking! Do Not March For Her!
  • card game (17/05/2018, 09:35) Like (2) Dislike (2) Reply
    its a royal flush. but maybe the Queen will try that wild card and break the habit.
  • It's not Queens fault (17/05/2018, 12:50) Like (10) Dislike (10) Reply
    Don't blame the Queen for UK politics. She is the Head of State and Government neutral at all times. If you have rage about the financial services bill, direct it at the UK parliament through your elected officials, it has nothing to do with the Queen.

    Just request a referendum and vote for independence so BVI can 100% Govern itself and its affairs. The UK will grant it if it's the will of the BVI people.
    • brent (17/05/2018, 13:57) Like (8) Dislike (5) Reply
      Bull....Not the queens fault? She is neutral? Her family the so called royals represent Europe, all of it and every sector. She is the head of state and know damn well what is going on! You are her (the u.k.) supporter so you go parade and march for her. Never did and never will celebrate my oppressors. Yes, we need to go independent so we can govern our own affairs.
  • vi (17/05/2018, 14:31) Like (6) Dislike (3) Reply
    Welcome to their new world order...
  • bat cave (17/05/2018, 17:08) Like (7) Dislike (0) Reply
    Archer is between a rock and a hard place

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