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October 8th, 2019
DPP Kim Hollis QC abruptly resigns

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- Information just reaching our news desk is that the Director of Public Prosecutions (DPP) and United Kingdom (UK) national, Kim Hollis QC, has tendered her resignation.

September 19th, 2019
‘Persons charged are held in custody for too long’- Snr Police Officer

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- Pointing to several cases as examples, a senior police officer said the Royal Virgin Islands Police Force (RVIPF) is not applying the same rules to persons who are of “low means” in their custody.

September 15th, 2019
Ex VI prosecutor presents @ International Intellectual Property Conference in Geneva

GENEVA, Switzerland- Former Crown prosecutor in the Virgin Islands, Mr Valston M. Graham was one of the global professionals invited to present before the Advisory Committee on Enforcement (ACE) of the World Intellectual Property Organisation (WIPO) in Geneva, Switzerland on September 4, 2019.

July 10th, 2019
HMP inmate Tifern B. Henley accuses DPP of violating constitutional rights

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- An inmate of Her Majesty’s Prison (HMP) in Balsam Ghut, Tortola, has accused the Director of Public Prosecutions (DPP) and Magistrate Court of violating his constitutional rights. He has also declared he has no faith, belief or trust in the legal system of the Virgin Islands as a result.

October 20th, 2016
Ex DPP Wayne L. Rajbansie lashes out @ Media & Magistrate Richards

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- While his contract was not renewed as Director of Public Prosecutions (DPP) and he is still in the Virgin Islands as a consultant to the Ministry of Health and Social Development, Trinidadian Wayne L. Rajbansie is still making the news.

October 12th, 2016
Wayne L. Rajbansie is back! Landed consultancy job @ MH&SD

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- After not having his contract renewed for the post of Director of Public Prosecutions (DPP) some months ago, Trinidad and Tobago national Mr Wayne L. Rajbansie is going nowhere from the Virgin Islands (VI).

August 19th, 2016
Valston M. Graham tipped to be new DPP in St Kitts-Nevis

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- The saying, ‘when one door is closed another is opened’, seems to be true for Senior Crown Counsel in the Office of the Virgin Islands Director of Public Prosecutions (DPP), Attorney Valston M. Graham.

August 8th, 2016
Hon Fraser not pleased local snubbed for DPP post

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- Even while welcoming newly appointed Director of Public Prosecutions, UK National Kim Hollis QC, to the Virgin Islands, Leader of the Opposition Hon Julian Fraser RA (R3) maintains that the post should be held by a qualified Virgin Islander.

June 7th, 2016
A Caucasian DPP? Front runners emerge for VI’s DPP post

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- It was this news site that first and accurately reported in April of this year that the contract of current Director of Public Prosecutions (DPP), Trinidad and Tobago national Wayne L. Rajbansie will not be renewed as his last day in office is expected to be August 15, 2016.

December 11th, 2015
Convicted murderers Devin Maduro & DeShawn Stoutt to know parole fate in Feb 2016

ROAD TOWN, Tortola VI – Two convicted prisoners are due next February (2016) to hear their fate as to when they will be eligible for parole as the Defence and Prosecution traded points while arguing about the number of years that must be served before one becomes eligible for the chance of being let out early.

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