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August 27th, 2018
Gerard St. C. Farara, will he run or will he not?

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI - Respected Virgin Islands’ (VI) Queen’s Counsel (QC) and member of the Inner Bar, Mr Gerard St. C. Farara, has all but confirmed a bid for Public Office in the upcoming General Elections, saying only, “I am certainly at a point really, where I would like to make that kind of a contribution to the country.”

June 18th, 2018
VI’s legal luminaries for ‘rap-session’ on ‘public registers’ woes

PARAQUITA BAY, Tortola, VI - The United Kingdom’s (UK) Sanctions and Anti Money Laundering (S/AML) Bill, has been met with a defiant Virgin Islands (VI)—a UK Overseas Territory (OT)—but many residents are unclear on the specific implications and consequences of the decision.

April 22nd, 2018
Virgin Islands Political Wild Cards 2

Dickson Igwe

OK. Political commentary is controversial. Undoubtedly! But why is this so? Because it discusses power! And in the game of power the stakes are always high.

April 4th, 2018
'Changes to Recovery Agency bill should have been shared publicly' - Gerard St C. Farara QC

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI – “There is really a need for us in the BVI to be looking at the rules and procedures of the House of Assembly. In many respect, they do not really do enough to speak to the democratic process and we need to focus on that.”

February 2nd, 2018
'The Rotary movement is alive, well & kicking' - Gerard St C. Farara QC

WICKHAM'S CAY II, Tortola, VI - Speaking with members of the media during a press conference held at Ritter House on Wednesday, January 31, 2018, Gerard St. C. Farara QC, Past President and Assistant Governor of Rotary Club of Tortola said the hurricanes in September 2017 came at a "time when the Rotary movement was at its strongest."

January 31st, 2018
Gerard St C. Farara QC being ‘actively recruited’ for political office

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- “Destiny and time now calls for him to step out there,” were the words used by social and political commentator Mr Claude O. Skelton Cline, as he encouraged prominent attorney Mr Gerard St C. Farara QC, popularly referred to as ‘Jerry’, to take up political office.

December 20th, 2017
'Put our house in order' - Gerard St. C. Farara QC

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- Self-determination and independence have been two words frequently thrown around by the National Democratic Party (NDP) Government of Premier Dr The Honourable D. Orlando Smith (AL).

January 20th, 2015
St George’s Sec. Sch. to mark 10 years of excellence

PARAQUITA BAY, Tortola, VI – The St George’s Secondary School will be launching its 10th anniversary celebrations with a ceremony on January 25, 2015 in the Eileene L. Parsons Auditorium of the H. Lavity Stoutt Community College in Paraquita Bay, Tortola.

June 28th, 2013
St George’s School sacks principal!

PALESTINA ESTATE, Tortola, VI – The academic year 2012-2013 has reportedly seen the worst performance in the history of the St. George’s School and come the start of the 2013/2014 academic year there will be a new administrative line-up as the Board of Directors has sacked the existing principal.

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