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June 15th, 2023
$1K fine for curfew breach ‘is not such a deterrent to me’- Damion C. Grange

BAUGHERS BAY, Tortola, VI- The Virgin Islands Curfew Act, 2017 now gives the Police the power to arrest persons on the spot and charge them when in breach of the Act; however, the fine enshrined in law is not seen as a deterrent by everyone.

January 26th, 2022
UK Prime Minister Boris Johnson on the brink of exit

LONDON, UK- Over the past number of months, the embattled United Kingdom Prime Minister and buddy of controversial former Virgin Islands Governor Augustus J. U. Jaspert, Boris Alexander de Pfeffel Johnson, has been put under severe pressure to resign from some of his own Conservative Party members and from opposition parties.

January 5th, 2022
UK PM allegedly failed to isolate when exposed to Covid positive case

LONDON, United Kingdom- In yet another allegation of hypocrisy and being a law unto himself, United Kingdom Prime Minister Alexander Boris de Pfeffel Johnson has been accused of failing to self-isolate last January despite coming into close contact with a Downing Street aide who tested positive.

December 6th, 2021
UK PM's office accused of breaching COVID-19 rules to hold Xmas party during lockdown

LONDON, UK- The Conservative Party government of the United Kingdom (UK), led by the controversial Alexander Boris de Pfeffel Johnson, continues to demonstrate that they are a law unto themselves, with the latest allegations being that they broke COVID-19 rules when they held a Christmas party at No. 10 last year December when the country was in lockdown and such events were banned.

October 4th, 2021
Pandora Papers: VI among financial services jurisdictions breached

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- In what has been described as one of the biggest leaks of financial documents, the Pandora Papers has exposed the secret wealth and dealings of world leaders, politicians and billionaires.

September 12th, 2021
SCB bar closed for alleged breach of COVID-19 protocols

SEA COWS BAY, Tortola, VI- A popular bar in Sea Cows Bay has been ordered closed for allegedly breaching the government’s COVID-19 control and suppression measures.

September 6th, 2021
A Law Officer who holds or acts in AG, DPP or Magistracy is deemed a Legal Practitioner

Dear Editor,

I feel compelled as a resident in this Territory to join in the chorus as to whether the three Lawyers from the CoI are in breach of the Legal Profession Act 2015.

August 31st, 2021
AG’s permission needed for injunction against CoI lawyers- Judge to Hon Willock

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- Commercial Court Judge [Ag] Mr Adrian Jack said whether a criminal offence was committed or not, or it is in the interest of the people of the Virgin Islands, Speaker of the House of Assembly Honourable Julian Willock must first have the permission of the Attorney General Honourable Dawn J. Smith to file an injunction against three of the Commission of Inquiry (CoI) lawyers.

August 30th, 2021
Attorney Michael J. Fay QC writes to CoI about its lawyers practising illegally in VI

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- Former Deputy High Court Judge of the Eastern Caribbean Supreme Court and Queen’s Counsel Mr Michael J. Fay is just one of the legal minds in the Virgin Islands (VI) who have declared that the lawyers working with the United Kingdom (UK) sponsored Commission of Inquiry in the VI are doing so illegally, having not been called to the BVI Bar.

August 25th, 2021
Will CoI lawyers accused of breaching VI law feature in upcoming hearings?

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI – The Commission of Inquiry (CoI) controversially launched by the United Kingdom Government to investigate allegations of corruption in the Virgin Islands has dodged questions on whether its team of 3 lawyers will be working during its upcoming hearings despite the matter of them allegedly operating illegally now the subject of a court hearing.

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