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March 17th, 2017
Governor seems ‘hell bent’ on running the country- Hon Fraser

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- While there are many persons who believe it was necessary for Governor John S. Duncan OBE to exercise his reserved powers and instruct the Accountant General to immediately fund the Royal Virgin Islands Police Force (RVIPF) especially in the wake of back to back murders, not everyone is applauding the move, including former Leader of the Opposition Hon Julian Fraser RA (R3).

March 16th, 2017
Gov Duncan spanks NDP; Uses reserved power to finance police!

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- In a hurriedly arranged press briefing today March 16, 2017 by the United Kingdom appointed Governor John S. Duncan OBE, the public was informed that for the first time in the Virgin Islands’ modern political history a Governor has used his reserved powers under the 2007 Constitution of the Virgin Islands to interfere in domestic affairs.

February 17th, 2017
Premier Smith fires back @ Gov Duncan

‎ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI - The call to have deliberations of the Standing Finance Committee (SFC) be done as an open forum has been put to the government on numerous occasions in a bid to promote transparency of the people's business; however, this continues to be unheeded.

February 14th, 2017
Gov Duncan agrees with Willock to ‘fund the police’; blasts NDP

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- They are not always on the same page or singing out of the same hymn book but Governor John S. Duncan OBE and former Permanent Secretary and Businessman Julian Willock are on the same page on two important issues affecting the Virgin Islands.

February 14th, 2017
No more kissing of babies! Governor Duncan attacks NDP Gov't

BALSAM GHUT, Tortola, VI – The National Democratic Party (NDP) Government did not see it coming and neither did many in the Virgin Islands but Governor John S. Duncan OBE, who has long been accused of being lenient on Government and has failed to act while it continues to violate the Virgin Islands Constitution, especially where the management of the Territory’s finances are concerned, publicly dealt the Government of the day some heavy blows yesterday, February 13, 2017.

February 6th, 2017
Hon Fraser Out! Hon Fahie In! as Opposition Leader

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- In an unexpected turn of events, Chairman of the Virgin Islands Party (VIP) Hon Andrew A. Fahie (R1) was today February 6, 2017 named Leader of the Opposition, according to a statement from Hon Fahie.

December 23rd, 2016
‘I need more office space & my cistern still leaks’- Governor Duncan

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- While the time of Governor John S. Duncan OBE as the Virgin Islands Overseas Territory’s Governor, an un-elected post, expires next year and many saying he is one of the worst Governors yet to serve in that role, he has listed many of his challenges as a Foreign & Commonwealth Office (FCO) senior civil servant.

December 17th, 2016
Gun crime rules the VI: Where is the Governor & Police Commissioner?

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- If there was a local appointed Governor or a local or Caribbean Police Commissioner in the Virgin Islands and crime, in particular gun crimes, were out of control like it is there would have been calls by the Opposition, the media, civil society and talk show hosts for their heads.

November 16th, 2016
Gov Duncan mum on investigation of Ex-DPP’s assignment with MH@SD

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- It was this news site that first and accurately reported on October 23, 2016 that United Kingdom appointed Governor John S. Duncan OBE had asked that the three-month arrangement between the former Director of Public Prosecutions (DPP) Wayne L. Rajbansie and the Ministry of Health and Social Development (MH&SD), via the Permanent Secretary (PS) Mrs Petrona N. Davies, be placed on hold.

November 14th, 2016
Gov Duncan tells businesses to boycott media outlets promoting hate

WICKHAMS CAY, Tortola, VI – Immigration threats, said Governor John S. Duncan OBE, has been a big issue for the past two weeks as he also called on entrepreneurs to re-consider their support for media outlets that promote hate.





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