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August 3rd, 2018
Willock sets Hon Walwyn straight on ‘corruption & investigations’

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI - Former Permanent Secretary in the Ministry of Communications and Works, and now At Large Candidate in the 2019 Elections, Mr Julian Willock, has rejected outright, recent claims made by the Minister for Education and Culture, Honourable Myron V. Walwyn (AL), saying it appears the Minister “is a stranger to the truth.”

May 29th, 2017
Hon. Christian calls for death penalty, blasted UK for its abolition!

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI - It was on May 12, 2017, during the continuation of the House of Assembly (HoA) that Hon. Archibald C. Christian (AL), the Junior Minister for Tourism questioned whether keeping the death penalty on the Territory's books would have been a good deterrent for crime.

March 24th, 2016
Salt collected from Salt Island for gift to Queen

SALT ISLAND, VI – The Virgin Islands kicked off its celebrations to mark the 90th birth anniversary of Queen Elizabeth II with a re-creation of the historic and rich tradition of salt breaking and then presenting a pound of salt from Salt Island to pass to the Governor and then onward to Her Majesty as the rent due per year to the Monarchy.

March 16th, 2016
New CoP to be here for Queen's Birthday celebration – Gov Duncan

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI – Governor of the Virgin Islands His Excellency John S. Duncan OBE has confirmed that new Commissioner of Police Michael 'Mick' Matthews will be in the territory in time for the annual Queen's birthday celebration in April 2016.

March 11th, 2016
Racism continues in VI & Governor doing nothing- Edmund G. Maduro

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI – Controversial radio talk show host Edmund G. Maduro continues to hurl accusations of racism in the territory and said this goes contrary to the Constitution of the Virgin Islands and continued to accuse Governor John S. Duncan OBE of doing nothing to protect the people.

February 18th, 2016
Governor, FCO misrepresenting Queen's authority – Edmund G. Maduro

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI – Former member of the NHI Concerned Citizens and Residents Group Edmund G. Maduro has accused Governor John S. Duncan OBE of corrupting the process of getting a petition on behalf of the people to Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II and accused the UK Foreign and Commonwealth Office of abusing and disgracing the authority of Her Majesty.

October 2nd, 2015
EXCLUSIVE: ‘We have seen an upsurge in gun crime’ – Gov John S. Duncan

ROAD TOWN Tortola, VI – Governor of the Virgin Islands His Excellency John S. Duncan OBE acknowledged that while gun crime is on the increase in the Virgin Islands, Government is also taking steps to curb it and bring some measure of control. He also said guns turned in during the July 2015 amnesty could lead to prosecution based on forensic tests.

October 2nd, 2015
Edmund G. Maduro calls on Britain to remove Gov John S. Duncan

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI – Radio talk show host Edmund G. Maduro is calling on the Throne to remove Governor His Excellency John S. Duncan OBE from his post in the Virgin Islands as he alleged that the representative of the Queen is failing in his responsibilities and abusing the people of the territory.

October 1st, 2015
Edmund G. Maduro 'needs to read the Constitution!' – Gov John S. Duncan

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI – Governor of the Virgin Islands His Excellency John S. Duncan OBE has fired back at talk show host Mr Edmund G. Maduro who alleged that the Governor was being silent on the matter of the National Health Insurance (NHI).

July 22nd, 2015
‘I respect Governor’s decision!’ – Hon Andrew A. Fahie

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI – Senior member of the Virgin Islands Party Honourable Andrew A. Fahie has declared that he respects the decision of Governor John S. Duncan OBE who yesterday July 21, 2015 in a statement announced he had appointed Virgin Islands Party Chairman Honourable Julian Fraser RA as Leader of the Opposition.



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