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Premier Smith not aware of any sexual harassment claims against Minister

- Senior Government Officials and Opposition VIP tight lipped on alleged situation
Premier and Minister of Finance and Leader of Government Business, Dr. the Honourable D. Orlando Smith has broken his silence on this matter of sexual harassment allegedly involving one of his Ministers. He told Virgin Islands News Online that he has not been told by any civil servant that a Minister of Government has assaulted them. Photo: VINO/File
For months the Government Central Administration Building and the streets have been filled with chatter about an alleged sexual harassment situation reportedly involving a Minister of Government and a civil servant. However, to date no Minister of Government of the National Democratic Party Administration has been identified as engaging in such unprofessional and illegal behaviour. Photo: VINO
For months the Government Central Administration Building and the streets have been filled with chatter about an alleged sexual harassment situation reportedly involving a Minister of Government and a civil servant. However, to date no Minister of Government of the National Democratic Party Administration has been identified as engaging in such unprofessional and illegal behaviour. Photo: VINO
ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- For months the Government Central Administration Building and the streets have been filled with chatter about an alleged sexual harassment situation reportedly involving a Minister of Government and a civil servant.

For the first time in many months Premier and Minister of Finance and Leader of Government Business, Dr. the Honourable D. Orlando Smith has broken his silence on this matter. In a brief but exclusive interview with this news site when asked, if he was aware of any allegations of sexual harassment claims against any of his Ministers of Government, Premier Smith said “I have not been told by any civil servant that a Minister of Government has assaulted them. Nobody has told me that.”

Background

While the information has many versions and it boils down to a he say-she say, it’s alleged by three sources close to the situation that a Minister of Government was accused of having a female staff in his office and asked the officer to perform a sexual act on her body parts. It’s believed that the Minister allegedly asked the female officer “to suck her breast”.

However, to date no Minister of Government of the National Democratic Party Administration has been identified as engaging in such unprofessional and illegal behaviour.

Virgin Islands News Online attempted to get a comment from Deputy Governor V. Inez Archibald now Acting Governor, however, when her secretary was told by this news site what was the nature of the inquiry said “she was not available”.

It’s unclear if such a situation had occurred whether it would have reached to the desk of the Deputy Governor.

A call to Acting Police Commissioner David Morris about possible reports on such activity told this news site that such a matter had not reached to his desk, in other words no formal report was made of the allegations. Acting Deputy Commissioner of Police Roy Stoutt collaborated the information of the Acting Police Commissioner that no such report was made and said he is not aware of such claims. He referred us to the Acting Police Commissioner.

A call was made to the United Kingdom appointed Governor William B. McCleary to ascertain if any such claims were brought to his attention, however, we were told he is on vacation.

Opposition VIP-no comments!

Third District representative and former Minister for Communications and Works Honourable Julian Fraser RA, when asked if he had heard about this situation said he had no comments. Honourable Andrew A. Fahie did not return phone calls or text on the subject, however, in a meeting in his district in January 2013 at Capoon's Bay on the main island of Tortola he spoke about “reported cases of abuse at the workplace”.

Everyone tight lipped-maybe it never happened?

Calls to the Human Resources Department were not returned. However, a senior civil servant who spoke on condition of anonymity said having been in the service for 26 years, “it’s unlikely if such an allegation was made that very senior officers would not have been told, including a Permanent Secretary or someone higher in rank”.

“…but I will not speculate, if no one is aware of this, then it suggests that everyone is just comfortable in sweeping it under the rug after all it is “his words against hers and there is no official police report, no witness so it’s a closed case”.

According to the Labour code and the Laws of the Virgin Islands an investigation of sexual harassment (indecent assault) on the job is illegal and can be prosecuted under the criminal code.

Very recently, in the overseas Territory of Anguilla, a Minister of Government was forced to step down when he was accused of sexual harassment and was arrested by the Royal Anguilla Police Force. 

156 Responses to “Premier Smith not aware of any sexual harassment claims against Minister”

  • asur (03/04/2013, 08:36) Like (4) Dislike (0) Reply
    oh lowad who is dey tt minister???
    • egg face (03/04/2013, 08:52) Like (5) Dislike (0) Reply
      Playful touches? Dirty jokes? Sexual innuendo? Simply put, some people may enjoy behaviour that may be upsetting to others.
    • *Hmmm (07/04/2013, 23:07) Like (1) Dislike (0) Reply

      That little country sl... has been sleeping her way through the ranks of elected officials and opposition members without prejudice...and that wasnt the first time with that particular one...i guess she needed some bigger kick backs n heard she's getting more schooling oppurtunities out of the deal...i wonder what went wrong this time...shouldve been business as usual...

  • qc (03/04/2013, 08:39) Like (2) Dislike (3) Reply
    investigation this NDP lets get it on
    • small head (03/04/2013, 09:43) Like (1) Dislike (1) Reply
      Selfish nothing in the world sweeter and the minister shouldn't speak with his mouthful.
    • Village Girl (03/04/2013, 10:08) Like (8) Dislike (4) Reply
      If you ever heard about a cover up here is one…shame shame on Orlando and the NDP Minister they fully well know what went down
      • white house (04/04/2013, 05:26) Like (0) Dislike (1) Reply
        the man who did this is a clever fox. You have to watch him
      • wow (04/04/2013, 08:28) Like (2) Dislike (0) Reply
        if the person aint come forward how will he act, sometimes you ppl just like to blame others for someones action is about time this behaviour have to stop let whoever take responsibility for their own actions and she needs to come forward, cause she helping them sweep it under the table.
    • Reality check (03/04/2013, 11:11) Like (3) Dislike (2) Reply
      Look at the who in suit and tie, who are trying to play young boy when they old in them, backsdie.!!.
      • job (04/04/2013, 04:56) Like (1) Dislike (1) Reply
        This is the type of reactive behavior I would have expected from the last government not the one of family values
    • UK student (03/04/2013, 17:28) Like (3) Dislike (3) Reply
      i call on Scotland yard to fully investigate these allegation NOW
  • Just saying (03/04/2013, 08:47) Like (2) Dislike (1) Reply
    Sexual harassment isn't black or white. There isn't a finite list of what it is or is not.

  • ... (03/04/2013, 08:51) Like (0) Dislike (0) Reply
    What's next in this place?
  • fact check (03/04/2013, 08:56) Like (2) Dislike (0) Reply
    Sexual harassment encompasses any unwanted, sexually-oriented conduct. One determinant is whether the action in question is unwelcome, unreasonable and offensive to the person on the receiving end. Another test is if a person's rejection or acceptance of the behaviour is either expressly or implicitly used to make decisions about their job.
    • Hanky Panky (03/04/2013, 10:06) Like (8) Dislike (31) Reply
      Well let's see whom is off to school or given a hefty raise with a brand new position - as you stated "is either expressly or implicitly used to make decisions about their job".
      • The Undertaker (03/04/2013, 12:58) Like (3) Dislike (1) Reply
        CREDIBILITY is easy to lose and very difficult to rebuild.
    • Change tings (03/04/2013, 10:13) Like (4) Dislike (2) Reply
      COUNTRYBOOKIE POLITICS.
      This NDP shell game and cover up need to be put to an abrupt end.
  • wow (03/04/2013, 08:58) Like (2) Dislike (0) Reply
    hope this is not real...............this is not good, if its real.
    serious time.
    • mother hen (03/04/2013, 09:32) Like (4) Dislike (8) Reply
      They are probably thinking - the people knew we were corrupted when we were in opposition, so they wouldn't care if we behave corruptly in govt,,,,
  • .... (03/04/2013, 08:59) Like (4) Dislike (6) Reply
    We have bigger problems right now lets ot loose focus.
    • she the cat mother (03/04/2013, 09:54) Like (6) Dislike (10) Reply
      Talk about being in the right place at the right time….what the hell she doing in the minister officer after hours by herself…what the hell she looking for…only the tt he suck?
      • Bull$h!tter (03/04/2013, 14:20) Like (3) Dislike (2) Reply

        It was not after working hours, It was in the morning in the middle of the working day. You are full of $h!#

  • --------------- (03/04/2013, 09:12) Like (14) Dislike (5) Reply
    I keep hearing for weeks on the streets about this TT minister now I can put two and two together…Shamful..hope tis not dey same minister dat like Spanish meat
  • Ah saw (03/04/2013, 09:16) Like (6) Dislike (0) Reply
    Females beware of the T-T Monster in the Complex.
  • what a ting! (03/04/2013, 09:17) Like (20) Dislike (1) Reply
    The cookie monster gone and here comes the Tee Tee Monster. Help us Lord!
    • da streets (03/04/2013, 11:14) Like (1) Dislike (0) Reply
      Please recall these events. A word to the wise is sufficient.
      • small town (04/04/2013, 05:16) Like (1) Dislike (0) Reply
        This only ruins the reputation of an organization or creates conflicts of interpretations.

  • Chosen One (03/04/2013, 09:18) Like (6) Dislike (1) Reply
    The key factor in dealing with sexual harassment is its impact on the victim and not the intention of the perpetrator…so they remove her from the ministry and now give her hush $$$$ with a scholarship…what ah thing to tell the king!!!
    • .... (03/04/2013, 09:48) Like (7) Dislike (0) Reply
      If she take the money, she should still talk. He will strike again. People like him need to be exposed for others to be aware. If she don't talk he will feel untouchable.
  • SHAME (03/04/2013, 09:20) Like (12) Dislike (1) Reply
    I know that this happen but they freighten off the girl so she will be afraid to talk. Now they rushing to send her away to school to get her out of the country to cool this down. Shame on our high officials that sweeping this under the rug.
    • AC 360 (03/04/2013, 12:52) Like (0) Dislike (0) Reply
      Look you don't have to be brain surgeon to workout why no one knows anything about this mess
  • Well Well (03/04/2013, 09:21) Like (4) Dislike (2) Reply
    What is our little country coming to? Our young ladies cannot go to work without the fear of being sexually harrased by ministers of Government & cover up by the DG and HE.
    • Release (03/04/2013, 09:39) Like (1) Dislike (3) Reply
      Raastaa, you speak ah mouthful.
    • tortolaman (03/04/2013, 09:41) Like (17) Dislike (2) Reply
      VINO one has to give you credit for raising the issue of the NDP sins from day 1!!...now this explains why they want to close you down
  • SKELETONS JUMPING OUT (03/04/2013, 09:25) Like (8) Dislike (0) Reply
    Well the closet open now and all the skeletons jumping out! SHAME, PUBLIC EMBARASSMENT AND DISGRACE! If this is true, the person or persons not fit to hold public office. That is against the law! I say the Queen coming!
    • Overdue (03/04/2013, 10:40) Like (6) Dislike (1) Reply
      But them say that minister is a Living dead he can’t stand up, that is unheard in the BVI. People are condemned by rumors and innuendos…how the hell he cannot stand up and he still making babies?
  • Not good (03/04/2013, 09:37) Like (18) Dislike (0) Reply

    Persons who want to go school are on a waiting list for years but to try to shut up this young lady after they made her fearful they awarded her study leave forthwith & pay her out to stay quite. This is not good. The matter I heard was reported to the D...G but ALL she did was scare the girl so the D.....G can protect its NDP Party in Power. Time will tell. D....G you going to hell.

    • under the bus (03/04/2013, 10:43) Like (0) Dislike (1) Reply
      Guy , this is Politics and we are fighting for Parties here , People who like NDP will never agree on what VIP do and it same apply to PPA Supporters.
    • ccc (03/04/2013, 12:48) Like (2) Dislike (0) Reply
      The NDP are a bunch of obfuscators who should resign immediately.
  • Hmmm (03/04/2013, 09:51) Like (2) Dislike (1) Reply
    The same people who put the UDP into power will be the same people who will bring its downfall.

    • Shake my head (03/04/2013, 12:50) Like (1) Dislike (0) Reply
      Power and lies by any means possible!
    • So true (03/04/2013, 13:02) Like (1) Dislike (1) Reply
      the great little nation of the BVI has lost it way wine woman and fete . bobool is the order of the day gangsters running the country
  • Udderly amazing (03/04/2013, 10:10) Like (9) Dislike (7) Reply
    "It’s believed that the Minister allegedly asked the female officer “to suck her breast”.

    Why not? She already on the government tit.
    • Albion (03/04/2013, 10:28) Like (0) Dislike (2) Reply
      Hope it’s not the same minister who promised a reporter marriage
    • hog city (03/04/2013, 13:18) Like (1) Dislike (0) Reply
      That girl from sea cow's bay better watch herself
      • @ hog city (04/04/2013, 05:31) Like (0) Dislike (0) Reply
        ... mark my words...same ting me ah say

      • up town (08/04/2013, 01:41) Like (0) Dislike (0) Reply
        In the BVI these politicians and bigshots when caught in wrong doing never admit to it not like there counterparts in other parts of the world where one would step down, resign and face whatever they have to. Not in the BVI. No morals, wrong and strong
  • Sad Sad! (03/04/2013, 10:15) Like (11) Dislike (75) Reply
    Wow! Are we reading this article properly? Do we understand that this article is some what of a non-event? All interviewed including the Premier, the commissioner and others state that there is no evidence to support these accusations? Why are we so quick to judge? Do we realize that people all over the world read these stories and blogs and are laughing at us? We jump to comment even when there is no evidence to support the story. Is this another distraction to the real issues facing our country?
    • Luv-Angel (03/04/2013, 11:09) Like (11) Dislike (39) Reply
      People comment the way they do because sometimes they actually do know! Did you ever thought that the Premier, the Commissioner and others might just be lying to cover a friend or protect their own interest? You sound just as stupid as some of them that coming and commenting. Clearly some of the commenters know more than VINO. Haven't you ever been in a position where people from outside knew more than what's going on in your own work-place? This is the first I am hearing or reading about this story and I'm not going to put my head on the block for anyone!
      • @ Luv-Angel (03/04/2013, 11:42) Like (0) Dislike (0) Reply
        This is worst than Watergate and then bvi is small and everybody know about this….VNO you late
  • Will this Blog Make it? (03/04/2013, 10:46) Like (0) Dislike (1) Reply
    Is there proof to support this story? We always jumping to blog with negative comments without proof. I thought VINO story says that no one had confirmed these accusations. Can we please see some evidence before we jump down our leaders throats?
  • Never fails (03/04/2013, 10:47) Like (0) Dislike (0) Reply
    But in Truth, minister x should never held the Post of M of ….suck it yes
  • ? (03/04/2013, 11:06) Like (1) Dislike (0) Reply
    Not a snub. Adults do not deal with kids.
    • clean up time (03/04/2013, 12:36) Like (1) Dislike (0) Reply
      What a Sad situation in my beloved BVI many ask are we truly a banana Republic?
    • tell the truth (03/04/2013, 12:44) Like (4) Dislike (0) Reply
      I honestly hope that the Premier knows what he is doing and is politically astute enough to realize that in the final analysis no Minister, or any other, is worth expending whatever political capital he has left and principally none is worth bringing the country’s and the civil service into disrepute.
  • paul (03/04/2013, 11:08) Like (0) Dislike (0) Reply
    What an example for the nation youths to follow , We will all be in a bad way walking in the foot step of some of our leaders.....
    • big bird (03/04/2013, 12:47) Like (4) Dislike (0) Reply
      Ah mean, how much of this minister’s unsavory dealings must we (the country) be out through before acknowledging that “character” matters???
    • critic (03/04/2013, 13:20) Like (2) Dislike (0) Reply
      A minister almost went jail for this in anguilla>>> He was removed from power
  • uhh huh (03/04/2013, 11:52) Like (0) Dislike (0) Reply
    the staff was right from day 1..Phew!
  • MayDay (03/04/2013, 12:18) Like (2) Dislike (0) Reply
    Look melee. This is shameful, if true......
    • sports (03/04/2013, 18:12) Like (0) Dislike (0) Reply
      Prepare the brooms bvi........a really clean sweep coming yah shortly!!!

  • yess (03/04/2013, 12:41) Like (3) Dislike (2) Reply
    This reminds me of "Scandal!” I wonder who was the "Olivia Pope?!”
    • LOL (03/04/2013, 14:39) Like (2) Dislike (1) Reply
      Appeareantly the DG is Olivia Pope in this case
      • GoodOne (03/04/2013, 15:47) Like (0) Dislike (0) Reply
        LMAOOOO! People on these blogs could talk nonsense! Scandal "yuh say!!" DG Olivia Pope I see you!
        • Scandal (03/04/2013, 21:54) Like (0) Dislike (0) Reply

          Who are the gladiators? Cause you know Oliv... don't work alone!

    • produce (04/04/2013, 23:56) Like (1) Dislike (0) Reply
      the VI has zero concept of how big this scandal actually is, and the damage this will do to the BVI and the NDP.

  • jahkno (03/04/2013, 12:45) Like (4) Dislike (0) Reply
    Minister of HARD ON ur secret is leak ...... wow !
    • ISIS (04/04/2013, 05:14) Like (1) Dislike (2) Reply
      Shame on you Dr. Smith. I can understand politicians cvover up but why would you undermined your people?
  • ok (03/04/2013, 12:48) Like (4) Dislike (0) Reply
    Dr smiths statement is very slippery. Nice legalize Doc!
  • passive justice (03/04/2013, 12:57) Like (6) Dislike (5) Reply
    Vino. At first i thought ayo was a news site just for fancy gossip. You guys have been proving me wrong over and over. How the hell you guys know these things? I hope its not my role model whos the minister. And if this is true, shame on NDP. If she got pay out to keep her mouth shut hmm. Vino stay on them! Thx vino for proving to me you can be trusted.
  • Concerned (03/04/2013, 12:59) Like (2) Dislike (0) Reply
    Come on people! please get rid of this he- say; she- say mentality. It is never wise to speculate and form one's own judgement on an issue until All the facts have been provided. Regardless of whoever it is involved, my simple advice to one and all is to stop the propaganda and allow the truth to surface. Time will surely tell.
  • legal team (03/04/2013, 13:00) Like (0) Dislike (0) Reply
    PART VII-SEXUAL OFFENCES=INDECENT ASSAULT:Section 124 (1) of the BVI Criminal Code,enacted in 1997 defines the term "Indecent assault on a woman".THE LAW:The defined-law states "Subject to the provisions of this section,any man who makes an indecent assault on a woman commits an offence and is liable on conviction" to imprisonment or fine:My background knowledge on assault,means, That assault must be UNLAWFUL, physical or an unlawful advancement with aggression,and that aggression must put the victim in fear of bodily harm: So If a big-man minister of Government says to a big-woman[adult-16years and over] civil servant, "Come let me suck your breast",:According to BVI laws,the minister did not commit a sexual-criminal-offence!Sexual harrassment is not defined in BVI laws,therefore,it is not a criminal offence for an adult male to BEG an adult female to perform sexual acts! Is either she agrees or she disagreed! If it is requested on the job, Let us look at what General Orders rules and policy advised. Minister,make your break on big woman-you are a big man..MAN WILL BE MAN!
  • Locally made (03/04/2013, 13:00) Like (1) Dislike (0) Reply
    Not sure why people so surprised.....
    This is STANDARD NDP fare

    Or allyuh wasn't payin or leaking last time???
  • ooooo (03/04/2013, 13:14) Like (3) Dislike (0) Reply
    he never knows anything...but the last anguillian did this he had to step down (vacate his seat)
    • NDP ONE FAMILY (03/04/2013, 13:45) Like (18) Dislike (0) Reply

      But ayo can't see? We have the NDP lawyer who now gone with the NDP pastor leaving her husband and now the TT Minister who now dying for Hunger for a bit of MILK from the TT. ALL A WE IS ONE FAMILY!

  • cnn (03/04/2013, 13:21) Like (4) Dislike (0) Reply
    do we have minsiters from antigua?
  • bob marley (03/04/2013, 13:24) Like (9) Dislike (1) Reply
    Whats in the darkness must come to light
  • GoonSquad (03/04/2013, 13:31) Like (2) Dislike (1) Reply
    There are two sides to every story...
  • Kan A Worms (03/04/2013, 14:00) Like (1) Dislike (1) Reply
    This is a Kan a worms but don't worry. God up deh. No matter what they try to cover up it goin come out and day will lose their positions. God don't sleep. If yu tink this bad wait till the rest come out. God up deh! De media goin hav a field day by May.
  • mv 4 (03/04/2013, 15:21) Like (5) Dislike (1) Reply
    So why no body telling me who is the tt sucker????
  • passport (03/04/2013, 15:57) Like (4) Dislike (1) Reply
    come clean dr. smith come clean...as for the DG what ah crook
    • Pope Francis (08/04/2013, 01:16) Like (0) Dislike (0) Reply
      We might get away from the law but cannot get away from the truth .
  • the rock (03/04/2013, 18:09) Like (0) Dislike (0) Reply
    the Minister allegedly asked the female officer “to suck her breast”....my god vino you all too much..how come to one ha resigned?????

  • police officer west end (03/04/2013, 18:14) Like (2) Dislike (0) Reply
    he is a business man, drives an suv, and is a minister in dr. smith goverment.....opppps yes heself
  • mad cats (03/04/2013, 18:29) Like (0) Dislike (0) Reply
    that deep
  • Sylvia (03/04/2013, 19:38) Like (3) Dislike (3) Reply
    See, if it was me who was being harassed, everyone would know because I have zero tolerance for crap like that. I will not be bullied by anyone and I am not scared to bring charges against anyone who think they can make my work environment uncomfortable. Enuf said.
  • oops (03/04/2013, 20:29) Like (0) Dislike (0) Reply
    mounth open torrie jump out. lord have massie
  • Corrupt Officials (03/04/2013, 20:30) Like (10) Dislike (2) Reply

    The woman report the incident to the PS, she report it to the DG, and they are not only Official who know bout it. People here to corrup. Them send her to wok in Finance in a bulding up town. Now a hear them sending her to college. She got to be fool fool to think she could hide.

    Da Premier must be shame of he self bout he aint know. If You thimk da DG will now this and dont tell Olando, I is 60 years and pregnant, and I didnt have sex.

  • HardDrugs (03/04/2013, 21:05) Like (4) Dislike (3) Reply
    Now while I don't condone this type of behaviour on the job I must say that the Members of Government are young men with lead in their pencil and some of these young ladies going on the job need some dressing lessons to help avoid these kinds of things. Imagine you look up from your desk and see two red apples on the tree, you first instinct is to pick and eat, worrying about the land lord after. The good thing is we have two doctors on staff who will have to start walking with their medical kit to inject council to keep their thirst down.
    • . (03/04/2013, 23:22) Like (5) Dislike (0) Reply

      @ HardDrugs. Are you #$%^ kidding me? You are kidding, right?? Please tell me that you realize that this is the year 2013 and that you are kidding!

      You know these Ministers, these elected officials with the name "Honourable" they are grown men, aren't they? Not idle-a$$ kids with nothing better to do than climb the fence into someone's mango trees. Since when do we blame the victims in cases of sexual harassment or assault?

      The mere fact that he was this lady's superior on the job means that she is strictly off-limits for flirting, jokes of a sexual nature, touching, sucking or anything else. Why? Because of the power imbalance, that's why! The same reason teachers can't meddle with students of any age, doctors can't meddle with patients of any age, bosses can't meddle with employees of any age (unless they are pimps).

      Seriously. Get off the drugs.

    • Young Buck (03/04/2013, 23:40) Like (4) Dislike (0) Reply
      The inference to red apples and eating them, seems to buy the line that this was meerely a case of sexual harrasment. What happened in that ministry was not sexual harrasment, it was sexual assault. The man actually grab the girl and haul her brest out her bra. When he went to suck da TT she push he off.

  • wise-up (03/04/2013, 22:26) Like (0) Dislike (0) Reply
    only the NDP party !!!!!
  • mark my words (03/04/2013, 23:05) Like (3) Dislike (0) Reply
    on your marks
  • funny mam (03/04/2013, 23:14) Like (1) Dislike (0) Reply
    Lemme guess could it b minister funny man.
  • Not2Sure (04/04/2013, 05:07) Like (2) Dislike (0) Reply
    Funny how this all comes out so late when this thing happen so long ago.....

    • big brest (05/04/2013, 16:20) Like (0) Dislike (0) Reply
      me anit cae what a man say me would have took them out and suck dem too
  • Mango Monkey (04/04/2013, 05:21) Like (3) Dislike (0) Reply
    Premier Smith said “I have not been told by any civil servant that a Minister of Government has assaulted them. Nobody has told me that.”

    The understatement of the year?

  • sad case (04/04/2013, 06:47) Like (2) Dislike (0) Reply
    Let's get this straight! This is not just an act of TWO individuals. The ones who are also to blame are all thoes who cover it up including the young lady who is saying now its not true, the Dg and now the Premeir and present NDP members and supporters
  • wise-up (04/04/2013, 06:53) Like (3) Dislike (0) Reply
    NO !!!!! this kind of behaviour can not happen under an NDP Administration...you see these guys logo(“the family”) that nice “wholesome” unity; however most of the guys in that party have 2-3 women some of them have “other” friends...what a government?????
  • school children (04/04/2013, 07:01) Like (6) Dislike (0) Reply
    BREAKING NEWS: The Minister's offer come with free groceries for 1-year Plus free transportation in a Range Rover for 1-year
  • Really? (04/04/2013, 07:08) Like (0) Dislike (2) Reply
    Ashamed of Dr. Smith for what! You want him to lie and said that someone has come to him about the matter if they didn't? You people are really else.
  • legal team (04/04/2013, 09:47) Like (3) Dislike (1) Reply
    Did the minister make an aggressive physical attemt to "suck the breast"without a prior eye-introduction by the lady,inviting him to do so? or did he hold on to the lady,without her consent?And did he bite at the breast,and missed his intended-target? Because the news said, "The minister ALLEGEDLY-[ask the female officer to suck her breast".He ALLEGEDLY ASK!I guess the asking words were,"Hi,Can I suck your breast please?".Hmmm! If that is what the minister ask,he did not commit a criminal offence!And if the lady did not make a criminal complaint to the police or other authority;then all we can do is continue enjoy our blogging rights in our free and beautiful BVI,on this democratic news site,which is promoting freedom of speech under section 23 of our well-drafted V.I Constitution!If the premier and COP heard the STRONG-RUMOURS about the say-say breast suck;I support them-not to comment on the matter!The lady needs to come forward and make a complaint:For the time being,this "She-say/He-say" maylay,will remain as a nice maylay for people to enjoy feeling free to criticise or support their elected officials.This is what democracy is all about.Everyone has a right to be heard.
  • same sex (04/04/2013, 10:06) Like (3) Dislike (0) Reply
    What about boys too going through the same thing…but shut mouth do not catch fly
  • Lee (04/04/2013, 12:59) Like (7) Dislike (0) Reply
    If this Minister of Government want TT, this should not be hard for him, because I am sure he will find my girl YELLOW walking the same government street topless with her two big yellow breast hanging down, and I am sure she will not talk but grin whenever she see him.
  • bystander (04/04/2013, 13:25) Like (3) Dislike (0) Reply
    Digraceful actions from two disgraceful individuals.
  • cleavage (04/04/2013, 14:13) Like (6) Dislike (0) Reply
    Richard Nixon said he was not a crook!!!!
  • senorita (04/04/2013, 19:39) Like (9) Dislike (0) Reply
    See that is why they stick with the Spanish ladies...dem do not kiss and tell!!!
  • brink (05/04/2013, 00:30) Like (0) Dislike (0) Reply
    It wasne' me! The oldest excuse in the book.

  • ausar (06/04/2013, 06:43) Like (0) Dislike (0) Reply
    Until, of course, they become pregnant, "Senorita"~~
  • run down (06/04/2013, 09:42) Like (1) Dislike (0) Reply
    what kind of Slackness went on in the government office???!!
    • burn (08/04/2013, 01:36) Like (0) Dislike (0) Reply
      whoever did this, please do the honorable thing and resign. You've brought the office in to disrepute.
  • Ummmm (07/04/2013, 00:31) Like (1) Dislike (0) Reply

    Ayo forget that ....is TT man brother in law!

    • talk dat (08/04/2013, 01:05) Like (0) Dislike (0) Reply
      The current government NEVER accept responsibility or blame for anything.
  • feel me (07/04/2013, 12:37) Like (1) Dislike (0) Reply
    i was at the taxi stand last night and if you hear the talk on this it seems like the NDP is putting on another comedy routine - they do their best satire when they get serious with their talking points...like this is a none story, or it was just politics by the news site..ha ha
    • LOL (08/04/2013, 01:26) Like (0) Dislike (0) Reply
      Doc Smith Boy is probably in denial. In the fullness of time all will be revealed. Don't rush the brush, as they used to say.
  • Checkmate (07/04/2013, 14:19) Like (1) Dislike (0) Reply
    Corruption stalks the land unopposed and unabated....If this had been done by the VIP all hell would have broken loose. Why the different treatment of the NDP?

    • BET (07/04/2013, 21:07) Like (1) Dislike (0) Reply
      Whenever the NDP is in power corruption and crime increase...check the stat from 2003-2007.
  • time (08/04/2013, 01:16) Like (0) Dislike (0) Reply
    what is Orlando ever aware of??????
  • shut mouth (08/04/2013, 17:24) Like (0) Dislike (0) Reply
    the girl gonna or done spill da beans!!"



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