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May 16th, 2018
Despite slap from House of Commons, VI will celebrate Queen's Birthday!

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI - The House of Commons has passed an amendment to the Anti Money Laundering Bill to make only Caribbean Overseas Territories like the Virgin Islands (VI) have public registry of beneficial ownership for offshore accounts.

March 15th, 2017
VI Gov’t was cruel to Delta Petroleum- Bevis A. Sylvester

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- Speaking for the first time to local media in the Virgin Islands since the Privy Council of the United Kingdom ruled in their favour in the case against the Government of the Virgin Islands, Delta Petroleum (Caribbean) Ltd’s Regional General Manager Bevis A. Sylvester said he does not view it as a victory for his company but rather he is “sorry for the tax payers of the Territory.”

December 28th, 2016
Over $8M paid out by Gov’t for services from private law firms

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- The word on the streets for the past 5 to 7 years that it’s hard to find a law firm or even a lawyer to bring a case against the Government of the Virgin Islands (VI) for injustice or even to obtain an interpretation of certain unclear sections of the VI Constitution continues to be the case.

November 28th, 2016
Taxpayers saddled with over $100M payouts in lawsuits against Gov’t!

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- Many in the media, civil society, the Virgin Islands Party (VIP) Opposition and talk show hosts have accused both Governor John S. Duncan OBE and the National Democratic Party (NDP) Administration of Premier Dr The Honourable D. Orlando Smith (AL) of consistent and blatant disregard for law and order, the Virgin Islands (VI) Constitution and the rights of individuals.

October 9th, 2016
After a $7M tax payer bailout for BVI Airways not a dime for local ferries!

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- It seems that only foreign companies can obtain easy access to taxpayers’ monies in the millions to bail out their defunct or struggling businesses.

June 23rd, 2016
Premier Smith mum on ALL investors for BVI Airways!

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- As the months go by more and more information is being unearthed on the controversial deal where taxpayers forked out some $7M to subsidise a once defunct BVI Airways.

February 13th, 2012
Top level overseas workers ‘bleeding’ VI’s taxpayers – resident

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI – It is unjust that taxpayers monies are being spent on allowances for top level overseas workers, who spend only about 10 percent of their earnings in the Virgin Islands (VI), opined a resident at the Labour meeting held on February 7, 2012 at the Abraham Leonard Community Centre, Carrot Bay.



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