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April 9th, 2019
UPDATE: Sr Gov’t Officer Robert Swain charged for bribery

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI – The Royal Virgin Islands Police Force (RVIPF) has formally charged Robert Swain Sr., 56, of Sand Box Road for bribery by a public official.

February 13th, 2016
USVI man bribes public official in bid to smuggle illegal aliens into US

VI CONSORTIUM

CHARLOTTE AMALIE, St Thomas, USVI — On Friday February 12, 2016, Miguel Rodriguez Ramirez, 45, pleaded guilty in the USVI District Court to bribery of a public official, United States Attorney Ronald W. Sharpe announced via press release.

January 12th, 2016
Mapp's 'comments' to senator disgraceful & sexist- Christensen

VI CONSORTIUM

FREDERIKSTED, St Croix, USVI — In a note issued to The Consortium on January 10, 2016, former Delegate to Congress and Gubernatorial Candidate in the 2014 USVI General Election, Donna M. Christensen, called Governor of the US Virgin Islands Kenneth E. Mapp’s comments to USVI Senator Janette Millin Young “a disgrace to his office and beyond disrespectful to the senator.”

August 21st, 2015
‘Some present MPs not qualified to be in the HOA!’ – Edmund G. Maduro

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI – Talk show host and social commentator Edmund G. Maduro said there are persons in the House of Assembly (HoA) who are not qualified according to the Constitution to be members of the House of Assembly.

June 15th, 2015
Residents want campaign financing transparency

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI – Some residents of the territory are in agreement with the Commonwealth Observer Mission (COM) saying that political parties must be made to report to the public the source of their finances during elections.

May 5th, 2015
’We looking reality not bribery’- Senior citizen

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI – A senior citizen, who gave her name only as Mrs Malone, has related to Virgin Islands News Online what she thinks the electorate is looking for from the various parties and independents seeking office at the upcoming general elections.

April 18th, 2015
Honourable 15%: greed is never satisfied

By Dickson Igwe

A story on corruption in the British Virgin Islands states that the one effective way of defeating the corruption beast is at the ballot box.

March 20th, 2015
Sun journalists cleared in bribery trial

BBC NEWS

Four Sun journalists have been cleared of paying public officials for stories.

November 9th, 2012
Sen. Alvin Williams Arrested; Charged with Bribery and Extorting Employees

By St Thomas Source

St. Thomas Senator Alvin Williams and two of his staffers were arrested Thursday on charges stemming from allegedly offering bribes, soliciting bribes, extorting money from employees, and a slew of federal and territorial public corruption charges.

December 21st, 2011
Contracts signed on hood of cars days before 2007 elections!

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- Leader of the Opposition Hon. Ralph T. O’Neal has asked whether it is only alright for the National Democratic Party (NDP) Government to sign contracts prior to General Elections and has called on the ruling party to be up front and honest and not try to mislead people.

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