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March 8th, 2020
WAPA hurricane supplies illegally shipped to VI - USVI lawsuit

VI CONSORTIUM

CHARLOTTE AMALIE, St Thomas, USVI - A lawsuit recently filed in the Superior Court of the United States Virgin Islands (USVI) by an employee who has been working at the local Water and Power Authority (WAPA) for over 19 years, has named the Virgin Islands (VI) as recipients of illegal hurricane supplies and restoration materials as part of corruption allegations against the utility's highest management level.

February 25th, 2020
‘We have found planes, time for missing $7.2M to be found’- Premier Fahie

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- The two missing planes intended to be operated by BVI Airways for its promised direct flight from mainland, USA to Beef Island in the Virgin Islands have been found and but the focus is now on recovering the $7.2M doled out to the failed airline by the previous National Democratic Party (NDP) Government.

February 25th, 2020
VINO Editorial in response to BVI Beacon article on Free Speech

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- Virgin Islands News Online (VINO) continues to be and is perhaps the only credible media house that has been consistent in this Territory for the past 10 years on the issue of freedom of speech, as we pride ourselves on providing accurate and ‘inside information’ that hit at the core of issues affecting the Territory.

February 20th, 2020
Opposition to continue seeking answers on BVI Airways scandal in HoA

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- The scandalous topic of the BVI Airways deal between the ousted National Democratic Party (NDP) will once again resurface in the form of questions to Premier and Minister of Finance Honourable Andrew A. Fahie (R1) by Opposition Member Honourable Julian Fraser, RA (R3) when the Fifth Sitting of the Second Session of the Fourth House of Assembly (HoA) commences today, Thursday, February 20, 2020.

February 18th, 2020
Constable challenging CoP for not promoting him to Sergeant

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI - A constable, Mr Nicholas Tranquille, of the Royal Virgin Islands Police Force (RVIPF) is now suing the force, and by extension Commissioner of Police Mr Michael B. Matthews in his capacity as head of the RVIPF, for failure to promote him to a higher rank.

February 13th, 2020
Spotlight on Jeffrey E. Epstein's interactions with influential in USVI

VI CONSORTIUM

CHARLOTTE AMALIE, St Thomas, USVI — The [US] Virgin Islands Department of Justice's civil claims against the half-billion dollar estate of Jeffrey E. Epstein is casting an unwanted spotlight on the dead pedophile’s interactions with the Virgin Islands’ rich and powerful.

January 16th, 2020
USVI Gov’t files lawsuit against $577M estate of Jeffery E. Epstein

VI CONSORTIUM

CHARLOTTE AMALIE, St Thomas, USVI- Pedophile Jeffrey E. Epstein used a web of shell companies, charitable organisations and other corporate entities to conceal years of rape, human trafficking and other abuses of women and young females on Little St James and Great St James off the east coast of St Thomas, US Virgin Islands (USVI), the [US] Virgin Islands Department of Justice (VIDOJ) has alleged in a civil lawsuit.

January 22nd, 2019
NDP Gov’t costing taxpayers Billions; Global Water suit still outstanding!

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI – Outside of several allegations of corruption, poor spending priorities and no transparency—as alleged by former Governor, John S. Duncan OBE and former Minister for Health and Social Development, Hon Ronnie W. Skelton (AL)—the current National Democratic Party (NDP 1) is costing taxpayers billions in bad decisions.

May 14th, 2018
Appleby drops Paradise Papers lawsuit against BBC & Guardian

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- The controversial ‘Paradise Papers’, which came to light in November 2017, little more than a year after the 'Panama Papers' leak, had seen Appleby file a lawsuit against United Kingdom media outlets the BBC and the Guardian.

May 11th, 2018
Claude O. Skelton-Cline vs VI Gov't lawsuit ends; Now the judgement

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- It was in 2016 that the former Managing Director of the BVI Ports Authority (BVIPA) Mr Claude O. Skelton-Cline was denied a contract renewal by the Cabinet of Premier and Minister of Finance Dr The Honourable D. Orlando Smith (AL) as the Ports top man.

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