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January 11th, 2018
VI should not be jailing persons for marijuana- Magistrate Richard G. Rowe

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- “Personally, my view is that we ought not to be legislating…regarding what people take in to their own bodies of their own choice,” stated substitute magistrate Mr Richard G. Rowe as he expressed his opinion that the use of marijuana should not be a criminal act in the Virgin Islands (VI).

January 8th, 2018
VI immigration laws unreasonable/unjust to expats - Magistrate Richard G. Rowe

ROAD TOWN Tortola VI - An age-old concern has had its most visible effect on hundreds of expatriates who worked in the British Overseas Territory of the Virgin Islands (VI) and a prominent attorney at law and substitute magistrate, Jamaican Richard G. Rowe, has no problem calling a spade a spade.

January 15th, 2016
‘Local police officers discriminated against’ – Attorney Richard G. Rowe

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI – An attorney at law practicing in the Virgin Islands, Richard G. Rowe has come out strongly against what he calls the glaring disparity, which sees police officers recruited from the United Kingdom being paid much higher than those from the territory or other places in the Caribbean.

October 5th, 2014
‘Time served!’ - Elroy G. OKeiffe freed

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI – Following deliberation which concluded in the Court of Appeal on Friday October 3, 2014 it was ruled that Elroy G. OKeiffe should be freed as the court agreed with his attorney Mr Richard G. Rowe that his client’s time spent in prison sufficed for the charges he had pleaded guilty to.



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