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May 14th, 2017
John S. Duncan Out! Augustus J. U. Jaspert In! As new governor in August

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- The British Overseas Territory of the Virgin Islands (VI) will get another un-elected senior United Kingdom civil servant in the capacity as governor come August 2017. As the tenure of controversial Governor John S. Duncan OBE is almost up, Britain has announced the appointment of Augustus (Gus) James Ulysses Jaspert to take up the position.

January 10th, 2017
Police will continue to suffer under Governor - Hon Fraser

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- With gun crime seemingly on the rise in the Virgin Islands, Opposition Leader Hon Julian Fraser RA (R3) does not believe the police would be able to adequately deal with the scourge once the police remains the responsibility of the Governor.

September 26th, 2016
Governor must be bound by constitution – Hon Julian Fraser, RA

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI – Opposition Leader Hon Julian Fraser RA (R3) said if the Virgin Islands is to think about constitutional development, one of the changes is that the Governor must now be bound by the constitution.

December 24th, 2014
EXCLUSIVE: ‘No trade wars between USVI & BVI’ – Kenn E. Mapp

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI – Governor elect of the United States Virgin Islands (USVI) Kenneth E. Mapp believes that the aim of the Greater Virgin Islands should be to work for a better tourism product to attract visitors and in so doing improve the fortunes of the sister Territories.

November 19th, 2014
UPDATE: It is Governor Kenneth E. Mapp!

CHARLOTTE AMALIE, St. Thomas, USVI - While the Board of Elections is calling the results unofficial as there are other certifying procedures that must take place, it’s clear that the people of the United States Virgin Islands (USVI) went to the polls in the runoff election of November 18, 2014 for Governor determined to elect Kenneth E. Mapp Governor and Osbert Potter Lieutenant Governor.

September 1st, 2014
Elton Georges gets further extension @ Complaints Commission

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI – Long standing Chairman of the Complaints Commission Mr. Elton Georges has had his tenure with the Commission further extended as no decision has been mutually met by the Government and the Opposition.

March 5th, 2014
Puerto Rico Governor Approves New Issue of General Obligation Bonds

Caribbean Journal

Puerto Rico Governor Alejandro Garcia Padilla has signed legislation authorizing the issuance of new general obligation bonds.

February 27th, 2014
UPDATE: Customs & Immigration areas for discussion

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI - Once elected Mr. Moleto A. Smith Jr., a Democratic Candidate for Governor of the United States Virgin Islands (USVI) has made a commitment to addressing issues of concern that are common between the two neighbouring Territories, USVI and VI.

February 20th, 2014
Nigeria central bank head Lamido Sanusi ousted


Nigeria's central bank governor Lamido Sanusi has been suspended after he alleged that $20bn (£12bn) in oil revenue had gone missing.

December 31st, 2013
Another Police Officer sues COP David Morris!

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI - The instability in the Royal Virgin Islands Police Force (RVIPF) under the Command of the United Kingdom national David Morris continues, while a spike in some crime appears to be the order of the day under his tenure.


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