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May 28th, 2019
‘I will be appealing that matter’- Skelton-Cline on High Court ruling

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- Former Managing Director of the BVI Ports Authority (BVIPA) and radio commentator Mr Claude O. Skelton-Cline has announced he will be appealing the recent decision by High Court Judge Vicki A. Ellis to dismiss his case brought against the Government of the Virgin Islands in 2016 after his contract as BVIPA boss was not renewed.

January 21st, 2018
Earl D. Hodge & Roberto Harrigan denied bail; Remain @ HMP

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- It was an unfavourable day, Friday January 19, 2018 for two Virgin Islanders, businessman Earl Delville Hodge, aka 'Bob Hodge', and former customs officer Roberto Harrigan, aka ‘Tico.’ They were denied bail while they await their appeal hearing in a decision handed down on November 14, 2017 by Magistrate Shawn Innocent in favour of the USA, which allowed for their extradition to commence.

January 17th, 2018
WI U19s spark spirit-of-cricket debate with controversial dismissal

MOUNT MAUNGANUI, New Zealand- West Indies have once again ignited the spirit-of-cricket debate at the Under-19 World Cup, when they appealed against South Africa opener Jiveshan Pillay for obstructing the field in their Group A fixture in Mount Maunganui, New Zealand.

November 14th, 2017
Hodge & Harrigan lose extradition case

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- Word just reaching our newsroom is that Earl D. Hodge aka Bob Hodge and former Customs Officer Roberto ‘Tico’ Harrigan have lost their extradition case brought by the Crown on behalf of the Government of the United States of America.

October 10th, 2017
Sunshine Girls to appeal visa denial

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI - Wayne Lewis, communication director of Netball Jamaica, has confirmed that the association has appealed the United States Embassy's decision to deny visas to three members of the Sunshine Girls team, which is preparing for the Fast5 World Netball Series in Melbourne, Australia.

December 9th, 2015
Appeal filed! Sentencing stayed! In Oliver J. Lewis child sex case

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- Child sex accused Oliver J. Lewis, through his attorney at law Stephen R. Daniels, has filed an appeal which stays Magistrate Ayana Baptiste-DaBreo from sentencing the 35 year old who was last week found guilty of four counts of gross indecency on a child under 14 years of age, allegedly committed between April and June 2013.

July 23rd, 2015
UPDATE: ‘I decide who stays & who goes!’ – Magistrate Tamia N. Richards

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI – Principal Magistrate Tamia N. Richards went to town on attorney at law Patrick Thompson today July 23, 2015 when she discovered that he was the reason that Violet ‘Letty’ Hodge – found guilty of conspiracy to import narcotics – was absent from her sentencing hearing.

November 4th, 2014
USVI’s Kenneth E. Mapp takes court action over voting machines

CHARLOTTE AMALIE, St. Thomas, USVI – Gubernatorial Candidate for the United States Virgin Islands Kenneth E. Mapp along with Janelle Sarauw has filed a Notice of Appeal in the Superior Court of the US Virgin Islands seeking to ensure that voters’ rights are protected at the elections today November 4, 2014.

May 12th, 2014
UPDATE: Some $3,915 raised for Kelani

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI – The 'Go Fund Me' online campaign started to fund medical treatment for little Kelani Rolle has so far raised $3,915 out of a target of $25,000 as persons touched by the story of the child and mother continue to give from their hearts.

April 22nd, 2014
Julian Willock vindicated again; Gov’t drops appeal!

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI - In a move that has surprised many knowing the political nature of the matter notwithstanding the legal class had long expected it, the Attorney General’s Chambers has discontinued its Appeal against the former Esteemed Permanent Secretary in the Ministry of Communications and Works Julian Willock.

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