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May 22nd, 2020
Premier requests ‘full report’ into 'departure' of Ex-Tourism Director

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- Following the controversial early send-off of Mrs Sharon P. Flax-Brutus as the Director of the BVI Tourist Board (BVITB), six months before her intended date of departure, Premier and Minister with the portfolio for Tourism, Honourable Andrew A. Fahie (R1) said he has requested a ‘full report’ from the Tourist Board on the matter.

May 14th, 2020
Tambu Frett’s phone records ‘dictates money’ for smuggling operations- court hears

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- WhatsApp conversations appear to show that Tambu Frett of Little Dix Hill in East End, Tortola, may not be as generous as he is professing to be as in the case of Bryan D. Bolan, by giving free rides from the US Virgin Islands (USVI) to the Virgin Islands (British).

May 7th, 2020
Newton hearing in Tambu Frett’s case to go on despite lawyer's opposition

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- Despite strong objection by defence attorney Mr E. Leroy Jones on behalf of his client, local Tambu Frett, the court will be proceeding to a Newton hearing.

November 21st, 2019
‘I agree with Supa Cop, act like a professional’- Magistrate tells lawyer

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- Magistrate Ayanna O. Baptiste-DaBreo sided with Police Officer Glenn Callwood aka 'Supa Cop', who took a no-nonsense stance when a well-known lawyer seemingly disrupted the Magistrate’s Court at John’s Hole on Wednesday November 20, 2019.

June 17th, 2019
2019 VI elections campaign was the ‘most aggressive’- EOM Report

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- The final report of the Commonwealth Parliamentary Association (CPA) British Islands and Mediterranean Region (BIMR) Election Observation Mission (EOM), now available online, has made seventeen (17) recommendations to improve the electoral process and conduct in the Virgin Islands.

May 14th, 2019
The UK’s commitment to OTs 'will not waver'- Governor Jaspert

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- The Governor of the Virgin Islands, His Excellency Augustus J. U. Jaspert, has welcomed the response from the Foreign and Commonwealth Office (FCO) to the Foreign Affairs Committee (FAC) report on ‘Global Britain and the British Overseas Territories: Resetting the relationship’.

April 5th, 2018
Why did police kill Santo Y. Hernandez? Public needs to know!

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- Civil Society, the media and the family of the late Santo Yamarco Hernandez are starting to question the circumstances surrounding the Government shooting and killing of the escaped prisoner in the hills of Butu Mountain on Tortola.

March 10th, 2018
UPDATE: Report on police killing of Santo Y. Hernandez In!

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- Earlier today, Saturday March 10, 2018 after our newsroom published a story inquiring about the 3-month old investigation into the killing by members of the Royal Virgin Islands Police Force (RVIPF) of Santo Y. Hernandez, Commissioner of Police Michael B. Mathews, who is believed to be overseas, made contact with our newsroom.

February 16th, 2018
Why did police kill Santo Y. Hernandez? Is it a cover up?

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- Commissioner of Police (CoP), Michael B. Mathews still enjoys goodwill and trust in the Territory. In fact he has emerged as a popular Police Commissioner and, from all indications, the public, the media and police officers have easy access to him.

January 13th, 2018
Probe not concluded into police killing of prisoner Hernandez

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- Many residents, police officers and family members of Santo Y. Hernandez still await the probe into his fatal shooting by police on December 6, 2017 in the hills of Butu Mountain on Tortola.

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