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March 27th, 2018
Is Ex-Governor John S. Duncan the ‘Boogie Man’? - Hon Skelton suggests

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- For his first two years in office former British appointed Governor John S. Duncan OBE [2014-2017] was praising the ruling National Democratic Party (NDP) and some had described him as the sixth NDP Minister.

August 21st, 2017
Letters emerge of nasty fight to keep Governor out of HoA

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- More information has come to light on the stand by the ruling National Democratic Party (NDP)Government of Premier and Minister of Finance Dr The Honourable D. Orlando Smith (AL) to block the new Governor of the Virgin Islands from being sworn in at the House of Assembly (HoA).

July 25th, 2017
Hon Myron V. Walwyn under investigation; NDP @ war with Governor

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- In a bombshell move, Governor John S. Duncan OBE has ordered an investigation into Education and Culture Minister Hon Myron V. Walwyn (AL).

July 19th, 2017
Governor has ‘nothing further to add’ to past criticisms of NDP Gov’t

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- With his point already made, Governor John S. Duncan OBE has nothing further to add to the criticism of the National Democratic Party (NDP) Government of Premier Dr The Honourable D. Orlando Smith (AL), who recently attempted to put a spin on the way his administration has been running the country.

July 11th, 2017
Step up efforts to solve open criminal cases- Premier Smith to RVIPF

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI – Recently, there has been a series of armed robberies and fatal shootings in the territory with hardly anyone being brought to justice.

July 4th, 2017
Governor Duncan’s departure delayed until after August Festival

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- Some in the political class from both sides of the aisle were counting the days in July of this month to see the back of the United Kingdom appointed Governor John S. Duncan OBE.

July 1st, 2017
Gov John S. Duncan leaves VI in a few days; A brief look back!

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- Governor John S. Duncan OBE took up his post as a senior civil servant in the British Foreign Service as appointed Governor of the Virgin Islands (VI) in August of 2014 and after 3 years the time has come for him to leave. His tenure ends August 2017; however, he is expected to go on leave sometime this month (July 2017) and not return.

June 26th, 2017
4 yrs of 'underspending' on Police has to be addressed- Gov Duncan

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- Governor John S. Duncan OBE has asked for patience from the people of the Virgin Islands as the results of his recent historic move to exercise his reserved powers under the Virgin Islands Constitution Order 2007 to fund the police and other departments “will take time” to be seen.

June 24th, 2017
Governor was right to take money from Consolidated Fund- E.G. Maduro

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI – He has been one of the harshest critics of Governor John S. Duncan OBE, even calling for the United Kingdom to recall him; however, this time talk show host and retired civil servant Mr Edmund G. Maduro has found himself siding with the Queen’s Representative.

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.



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