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November 25th, 2021
Ex-Governor Jaspert tells CoI he always remained ‘respectful’ to Fahie Gov’t

WICKHAM'S CAY II, Tortola, VI – Controversial Ex-Governor, Mr Augustus J.U Jaspert known for his combative governance style, has told the Commission of Inquiry (CoI) in a response note, that he remained respectful to the sitting administration despite claims from Premier Andrew A. Fahie (R1) that the relationship with him was rocky and ‘abusive.’

November 25th, 2021
Windrush survivors cry out for long-overdue compensation from UK

LONDON, UK – Survivors of the UK’s Windrush scandal, which saw thousands of UK residents—most of whom were originally from the Caribbean—wrongly classed as illegal immigrants say they will continue to fight for compensation from the UK.

October 29th, 2021
Jaspert must retract & apologise for linking VI Gov't officials to drugs- Hon Vanterpool

DUFFS BOTTOM, Tortola, VI - Fourth District Representative in the Virgin Islands (VI) House of Assembly (HoA) Hon Mark H. Vanterpool (R4) has called on controversial ex-Governor Augustus J.U. Jaspert to retract and apologise for his recent allegations and broad statements that a top-ranking Government official in the BVI is allegedly involved in the cocaine trade and organised crime.

October 27th, 2021
Governor reportedly unlawfully pressured AG to audit COVID spending

WICKHAM’S CAY II, Tortola, VI – Details from the BVI Commission of Inquiry Day 51 on October 20, 2021, has revealed that the Auditor General (AG) Sonia M. Webster may have been pressured by the Governor to execute an audit of the Fahie Government’s COVID-19 spending and to prepare a report.

October 26th, 2021
'Who do you turn to?’ to complain about Governors- Premier Fahie asks CoI

WICKHAM’S CAY II, Tortola, VI- Virgin Islands (VI) Premier and Minister of Finance, Hon Andrew A. Fahie (R1) has raised serious questions about the powers of the Governor and how he is held accountable in the so-called "Modern Partnership" between the Government of the United Kingdom and the territory as laid out in the Constitution.

October 25th, 2021
'Gus' delayed swearing-in Premier 3 times; Shouted @ him- Hon Fahie tells CoI

WICKHAM’S CAY II, Tortola, VI- Controversial Ex-Governor Augustus J.U. Jaspert told the Commission of Inquiry that he was always respectful even as he challenged the Virgin Islands (VI) elected Government in the spirit of ‘Modern Partnership’ between the United Kingdom and VI; however, Premier and Minister of Finance Hon Andrew A. Fahie (R1) painted a very different picture of Jaspert, one that was abusive and belittling.

October 20th, 2021
Governor alone cannot be blamed for neglecting public service– Gov Rankin

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI – Head of the Public Service, Governor John J. Rankin, CMG said the blame for the neglect of the public service over the years in the Virgin Islands (VI) cannot rest solely on the Governor and his office.

September 11th, 2021
Is UK corrupt? £160m cocaine haul busted off Plymouth Coast

PLYMOUTH, UK- A massive £160m cocaine haul has been busted off Plymouth Coast, South-West England as part of an operation led by the UK National Crime Agency (NCA) and supported by the Australian Federal Police (AFP) and Border Force.

September 1st, 2021
Ex-Gov Jaspert provoked Premier Fahie ahead of CoI- Elroy A. Turnbull

BAUGHERS BAY, Tortola, VI - Former Educator Mr Elroy A. Turnbull said, as an outsider observing the relationship between the embattled ex-Governor Augustus J.U. Jaspert and the democratically elected Premier Andrew A. Fahie (R1), the then Governor allegedly provoked the Premier as part of a plan to set the Commission of Inquiry (CoI) into motion.

August 31st, 2021
CoI is a ‘charade’ with UK final report already written- Elroy A. Turnbull

BAUGHERS BAY, Tortola, VI - Former Chief Education Officer (CEO), Mr Elroy A. Turnbull believes the United Kingdom (UK)-sponsored Virgin Islands (VI) Commission of Inquiry is nothing but a charade and rather a part of the UK Government’s plans to take over the territory.

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