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April 11th, 2017
Hon Fahie wants to know price tag for Delta Petroleum court win!

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- The United Kingdom Privy Council recently upheld a decision by the Court of Appeal in January 2014, which had ruled in favour of Delta Petroleum (Caribbean Ltd) in the case involving over 240,826.88 US gallons of petroleum which the Customs Department of the Virgin Islands (VI) forfeited from Delta's Pockwood Pond, Tortola facility in September 2012.

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.”

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 17th, 2016
Delta Petroleum wins Privy Council Appeal against VI Gov't

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- The Eastern Caribbean Court of Appeal (Virgin Islands) has ruled in favour of Delta Petroleum in relation to the seizure by HM Customs of Delta’s fuel storage tank No 7 at Pockwood Pond, Tortola, together with its contents (some 248,000 US gallons) on September 20, 2012.

February 12th, 2015
Privy Council: St. Kitts/Nevis elections to be held on old constituency boundaries

BASSETERRE, St. Kitts and Nevis, WI - The London-based Privy Council today Thursday February 12, 2015 ruled that federal elections in St. Kitts and Nevis, on Monday February 16, shall be held on the old constituency boundaries and not on those declared by Governor- General Sir Edmund Lawrence, by Proclamation, on January 16, according to a news report online by West Indies News Network (WINN).

February 9th, 2015
ST Kitts & Nevis Opposition headed to the Privy Council

ST KITTS & NEVIS OBSERVER

Counsel to the Opposition members in the ongoing legal battle over boundary changes in St. Kitts-Nevis says they are taking the matter all the way to the Privy Council.

September 18th, 2012
DPP introduces new Court Rostering System in the VI

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI - During a sitting in the High Court to mark the opening of the new law year, recently appointed Director of Public Prosecution (DPP) Mr. Wayne L. Rajbansie, in his address to commemorate the event, disclosed a list of projects that are being undertaken by the office of the DPP; one being the introduction of a new court rostering system.



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