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February 5th, 2013
UPDATE: RVIPF confirms Roy Stoutt's acting appointment as Dep. Commissioner

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- After threatening this news site with a lawsuit regarding an accurate story published about Superintendent Maltaine Roy Stoutt being considered to act as Deputy Commissioner of the Royal Virgin Islands Police Force (RVIPF) in the absence of Mr Alwyn James who is away on study leave, the RVIPF has now confirmed the acting appointment.

December 21st, 2012
Deputy Chief Planner Ronald Beard still on job-Titley-Smith

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- The controversial appointment by Governor Boyd McCleary of Ronald Beard, a United Kingdom (UK) national who has passed the Virgin Islands’ Government retirement age of 60, continues to get the attention of at least one Government Minister.

December 11th, 2012
UPDATE: AG gets 11-page letter on Governor's alleged constitution violation

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- The allegation that Governor Boyd McCleary illegally delegated powers to Acting Commissioner of Police David Morris is going further than the High Court as the matter has reached the Attorney General's chamber by way of an 11-page letter, which is also soon to be delivered to Buckingham Palace.

October 24th, 2012
No need for Protocols to be renegotiated – Hon. Mark Simmonds

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI - Hon. Mark Simmonds MP, in his first official visit to any Overseas Territory (OT) since being appointed as Minister responsible for OTs, said he felt there was no need for the Protocols for Effective Financial Management to be renegotiated at this time. The Hon. Minister further stated that he thought the Protocols currently in place were “right”.

October 3rd, 2012
UPDATE: Gov. McCleary places threat into action against PS Willock

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- It is this news site's understanding that Julian Willock, the esteemed Permanent Secretary in the Ministry of Communications and Works, has been terminated by the United Kingdom appointed Governor Boyd McCleary.

September 28th, 2012
People in Authority, must obey our Constitution and the Rule of Law:

By Knight Rider-Former Crown Prosecutor

My dear people of the British Virgin Islands-Nature’s Little Secret: Thank you very much for all you have done for me and my family. Your continued friendship kept me connected to the Virgin Islands. Thanks to the senior citizens of Virgin Gorda for checking on my welfare and contributing to my well-being.

September 20th, 2012
Fundraiser a mockery of governance - Maduro

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI – Controversial talk show host, Edmund Maduro believes that aspects of the recently held “Jail & Bail” Rotary Club fundraiser, were offensive and against the law.

September 7th, 2012
Premier's office to play a key role in stimulating BVI economy

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- Permanent Secretary in the Premier’s Office Mrs. Rosalie Adams affirms that the Ministry is poised to fulfil Government’s legislative agenda, specifically as it relates to stimulating the economy.

September 7th, 2012
Rotary Club Sunrise Fundraiser Gives Road Town High Fashion Catwalk

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- Gazing at the lithe models prowling the catwalk on Friday night, you could be forgiven if you thought you were at a Fashion Week release of some major shoe designer in Milan or Los Angeles. But no! The catwalk was situated on the terrace of the B.V.I.’s own Government House and the shoes on show were in support of the Rotary Club Sunrise of Road Town’s second annual “Guess Whose Foot” fundraiser.

September 4th, 2012
UNESCO Act of 2009 to be updated said Governor McCleary

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI - While delivering the speech from the throne, Governor of the Virgin Islands Mr. Boyd McCleary stated, that as a part of initiatives to be implemented or amended in the Virgin Islands, the existing United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO) Act of 2009 will be updated along with the introduction of a new legislation in relation to the erection of a National Library.

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