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September 3rd, 2021
Speaker to take on AG Smith in court over CoI lawyers

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- Attorney for Speaker of the House of Assembly Hon Julian Willock, Mr Richard G. Rowe, intends to use Attorney General Hon Dawn J. Smith’s own words against her in an upcoming court appearance in the matter involving the alleged illegal practice by three attorneys from the United Kingdom (UK) on the Commission of Inquiry (CoI).

September 1st, 2021
AG agrees CoI Counsel & Solicitors have breached VI laws

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI – Virgin Islands (VI) Attorney General, Hon Dawn J. Smith has agreed that the trio hired by the United Kingdom (UK) to assist with the Virgin Islands Commission of Inquiry (CoI) breached VI’s law, specifically, the Legal Profession Act of 2015.

June 16th, 2021
Flustered CoI orders investigation into leaked position statement to VINO

WICKHAM’S CAY II, Tortola, VI- The Commission of Inquiry (CoI) into governance paused its questioning of witnesses this afternoon, June 16, 2021, to turn its attention to Virgin Islands News Online’s (VINO) article published today with the headline: ‘CoI document reveals ‘turf war’ between Ex-Governor Jaspert & VI Gov’t’.

June 15th, 2021
AG Dawn J. Smith subjected to 'sexist' line of questioning @ CoI

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI – It was a proud and history-making day in the Virgin Islands (VI) on Thursday, October 1, 2020, when for the first time in 21 years an indigenous Virgin Islander, Hon Dawn J. Smith, was sworn in to the post of Attorney General (AG).

February 22nd, 2021
Inquiry Response Unit established to cooperate with Commission of Inquiry

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- Putting into action its word that it would cooperate with the Commission of Inquiry into governance, the Government of the Virgin Islands has set up an Inquiry Response Unit (IRU) to facilitate information sharing in a systematic and efficient way.

October 11th, 2020
Speaker Willock hopeful for a women’s caucus

DUFF’S BOTTOM, Tortola, VI- With now four women in the House of Assembly (HoA), following the swearing in of Honourable Dawn J. Smith as Attorney General (AG), Speaker Honourable Julian Willock is hopeful a women’s caucus will be established.

October 7th, 2020
Cabinet welcomes new Attorney General Dawn J. Smith

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- The Cabinet of the Virgin Islands today, October 7, 2020, welcomed its newest member, Attorney General Honourable Dawn J. Smith.

October 4th, 2020
Swearing in of new AG is ‘Dawning of many new mornings’- Premier Fahie

DUFF’S BOTTOM, Tortola, VI- Premier and Minister of Finance, Honourable Andrew A. Fahie (R1) said it was the ‘dawning of many new mornings in our beloved Virgin Islands,’ as he described the swearing in of Attorney General, Honourable Dawn J. Smith to the House of Assembly (HoA) on October 1, 2020.

October 3rd, 2020
Women Power! 4 most powerful women in VI

DUFF’S BOTTOM, Tortola, VI- It was another history-making day in the Virgin Islands (VI) on Thursday, October 1, 2020, when for the first time in 21 years an indigenous Virgin Islander was sworn-in to the post of Attorney General.

September 25th, 2020
New AG Dawn J. Smith to be sworn-in on Oct 1, 2020

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI – Newly appointed Attorney General (AG) of the Virgin Islands Ms Dawn J. Smith will be sworn-in at a Special Sitting of the House of Assembly (HoA) on October 1, 2020.

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