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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.

November 9th, 2016
Budget Day axed for November 21, 2016; No new date set!

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- The government of the Virgin Islands last week announced that the House of Assembly will convene its Third Sitting of the Second Session of the Third House of Assembly (HoA), which will be Budget Day.

November 4th, 2016
Governor’s intervention speaks of recklessness of NDP Gov’t- Hon Fraser

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- “For a Governor to comment on the functioning of an elected Government in itself is rare and speaks to the recklessness of their actions,” is the view of Opposition Leader Hon Julian Fraser RA (R3) in commenting on the leaked correspondence between Governor John S. Duncan OBE and the National Democratic Party (NDP) Government of Premier Dr The Hon D. Orlando Smith.

November 3rd, 2016
Hon Skelton accuses Gov Duncan of trying to bring back slavery!

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI – Minister for Health and Social Development Honourable Ronnie W. Skelton (AL) has made it public that he needs the help of Opposition Leader Honourable Julian Fraser, RA (R3) to combat what seems to be an attempt by the governorship to return the Virgin Islands’ (British) to one of a slavery leadership.

November 2nd, 2016
I have resisted Media & Opposition pressure to intervene- Governor Duncan

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- When John S. Duncan OBE came to the Virgin Islands as the United Kingdom appointed Governor in August 2014, he fell out of favour with the people, the media and the Government of the Day just after about a year in office.

November 2nd, 2016
Britain can’t be trusted- Doug Wheatley

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- A popular Talk show host has added his voice to the recent developments in which His Excellency the Governor John S. Duncan OBE has threatened the Dr The Hon D. Orlando Smith led administration over violations in the VI Constitution over formal audits of the Government Accounts, saying that it was better late than never.

October 26th, 2016
Governor Duncan can no longer defend VIG position to FCO on spending!

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- Since the National Democratic Party (NDP) Government took office in 2011 to current, the Virgin Islands Party (VIP) Opposition, the Media, civil society and talk show hosts have been complaining loudly about the mismanagement of funds and the reckless spending of taxpayers money.

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