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April 17th, 2024
UK church group issues apology for slavery

ST ANDREW, Jamaica- The United Reformed Church in the United Kingdom on Sunday, April 14, 2024, issued a solemn apology to Jamaica, the Caribbean, and Africa for its role in the transatlantic slave trade, regarded by many as the greatest crime against humanity.

December 1st, 2023
Jefferson J. Knight aka ‘Knight Rider’ reportedly planning to challenge CoI in Court

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI – Retired police officer and former crown prosecutor in the Virgin Islands (VI) Mr Jefferson J. Knight aka ‘Knight Rider’ is reportedly looking to challenge some alleged constitutional breaches connected to the Commission of Inquiry in the VI, according to information revealed on the ‘Da Morning Braff’ radio show on Tola Radio VI.

February 7th, 2023
Dr Smith said Jaspert asked him about corruption before becoming VI Governor

BAUGHERS BAY, Tortola, VI– Former Premier Dr D. Orlando Smith says a precursor to the Commission of Inquiry (CoI) in the Virgin Islands (VI) came as a result of people in the territory continuously complaining to the British government about corruption in the VI government.

June 22nd, 2022
Crown Estate appoints ex-VI Governor Jaspert as MD of Marine portfolio

LONDON, UK - The Crown Estate has announced that Ex-Governor of the Virgin Islands, Mr Augustus J.U. Jaspert, CMG will be taking up the post of Managing Director of the Crown’s Marine portfolio effective October 2022.

June 3rd, 2022
Hypocrisy? Governor tax exempt yet taxpayers footing his legal bills

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI - The United Kingdom appointed Governor H.E. John J. Ranking pays no taxes in the Virgin Islands (VI) according to the provision of the Payroll Taxes Act 2004.

April 22nd, 2022
No side should 'attempt' CoI recommendations without speaking to VI - Premier

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI – Following calls for the Premier, Andrew A. Fahie (R1) to reject a Governor John J. Rankin, CMG proposed timeline for the publishing of the CoI Report, Hon Fahie has responded to those calls by stating that he cannot lead through emotions and rather, must follow the constitution.

April 21st, 2022
CoI Report expected to be turned over to VI Gov't this week!

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- The long-awaited Commission of Inquiry (CoI) report on the Virgin Islands (VI) initiated by the controversial former Governor Augustus J. U. Jaspert has still not been turned over to the elected Government of Premier and Minister of Finance Honourable Andrew A. Fahie (R1).

April 6th, 2022
No further ‘substantive statements’ on CoI until after Easter- Gov Rankin

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- Now that the final report of the controversial Commission of Inquiry (CoI) has been handed over to Governor John J. Rankin, CMG, the public is eager to hear what the report entails and the recommendations made; however, it will have to wait until after Easter to get any other information on the report.

December 22nd, 2021
Integrity in Public Life Act not motivated by a CoI- Deputy Premier

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI - Deputy Premier and Minister for Education, Culture, Youth Affairs, Fisheries and Agriculture, Dr. Hon Natalio D. Wheatley (R7) has dismissed claims that the Integrity in Public Life Act, 2021, now before the Virgin Islands (VI) House of Assembly (HoA) is because of the UK-Sponsored VI Commission of Inquiry (CoI).

November 26th, 2021
‘I have nothing further to add’- 'Gus' on his claims that VI was ‘full of corruption’

WICKHAM'S CAY II, Tortola, VI – Although the Commission of Inquiry (CoI) granted him another opportunity to set the record straight on damming claims that he allegedly said during a Cabinet meeting in January 2020 that the VI was ‘full of corruption”, Ex-Governor Augustus J.U Jaspert aka ‘Gus’ refused the offer.

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