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May 29th, 2021
Is FCO throwing dirt on VI Gov't to justify costly CoI?

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI – Sources speaking to our newsroom on condition of anonymity have accused the United Kingdom (UK) Foreign and Commonwealth Office (FCO) and the Governor’s Office of engaging in ‘Yellow Journalism’ targeted at the Virgin Islands (VI) to justify the cost of the VI Commission of Inquiry (CoI) on UK taxpayers.

May 26th, 2021
No 'wholesale investigation' into RVIPF– CoP Collins

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- During his first press conference held on May 25, 2021, newly sworn-in Commissioner of the Royal Virgin Islands Police Force (RVIPF) Mr Mark Collins made it clear that he would not launch an investigation into every member of the police force.

January 22nd, 2021
CoI called on mere allegations rather than solid evidence- Press conference reveals

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI - As the Premier Andrew A. Fahie (R1) administration faces accusations of corruption and victimisation in governance to warrant a Commission of Inquiry, neither the Governor H.E. Augustus J.U. Jaspert aka 'Gus' nor the newly sworn-in Commissioner, Honourable Sir Gary R. Hickinbottom, could say whether they have solid written evidence on those accusations.

January 19th, 2021
CoI: Hon Penn accuses Gov’t of ‘diversionary tactics’

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- Leader of the Opposition, Honourable Marlon A. Penn (R8), under whose National Democratic Party (NDP) there were allegations of major corruption, including the Pier Park overrun and the failed BVI Airways deal, has said he welcomes the Commission of Inquiry (CoI) called by the Governor but in the same breath has slammed the Virgin Islands Party (VIP) Government for not allegedly taking the allegations that set the stage for the CoI seriously.

January 18th, 2021
Gus strikes back! Announces Commission of Inquiry aimed @ elected Gov't

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- Already accused of trying to bully the democratically elected government of the Virgin Islands and sabotaging the economic advancement of the territory by refusing to assent to bills designed to introduce new revenue streams to the territory, controversial outgoing governor Augustus J. U. Jaspert has seemingly hit back with the announcement that he has issued a Commission of Inquiry (CoI) into Good Governance.

December 7th, 2020
‘Disrespectful’ Governor painted VI with ‘broad brush of corruption’ – Skelton-Cline

BAUGHERS BAY, Tortola, VI – Mere weeks before he officially demits office, the outgoing controversial Governor of the Virgin Islands (VI), Mr Augustus J.U, Jaspert has come under more heavy criticisms for allegedly seeking to damage the reputation of the territory on his way out.

December 6th, 2020
‘I will now be staying on into January’ 2021- Unpopular Gov Jaspert

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- After becoming highly controversial following insensitive statements regarding reparations for slavery and frequent antagonism against the elected Government of the Virgin Islands, the Virgin Islands would have been glad to see the back of Governor Augustus J. U. Jaspert this year end; however, it will have to bear up with his presence in the territory until January 2021.

December 4th, 2020
Premier blasts Governor for ‘reckless’ statements on ‘purely allegations’

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- The Controversial outgoing unelected Governor Augustus J. U. Jaspert is again making the headlines for careless and insensitive public utterances.

November 29th, 2020
4 US citizens held for illegal entry being 'cared for with BVILOVE'- DPP

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- The Office of the Department of Public Prosecutions (DPP) has issued a statement in response to an article that appeared in a US publication raising concerns about the conditions of four US citizens held for illegal entry in the [British] Virgin Islands.

September 19th, 2019
‘Persons charged are held in custody for too long’- Snr Police Officer

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- Pointing to several cases as examples, a senior police officer said the Royal Virgin Islands Police Force (RVIPF) is not applying the same rules to persons who are of “low means” in their custody.

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