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May 10th, 2022
Petition of over 1000 signatures against UK direct rule submitted to VI Governor

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- A petition that appealed to Governor John J. Rankin, CMG and United Kingdom (UK) Overseas Territories Minister Hon Amanda A. Milling to reject the Commission of Inquiry (CoI) recommendation of suspension of the [British] Virgin Islands (VI) constitution and imposition of direct rule from London garnered over 1000 signatures and was submitted to the Governor on May 4, 2022.

May 9th, 2022
CARICOM ‘not standing’ for direct rule in VI- Dr Ralph E. Gonsalves

KINGSTON, St Vincent & the Grenadines – Prime Minister of St Vincent and the Grenadines, Dr Ralph E. Gonsalves has called ‘ridiculous’ the Commission of Inquiry (CoI) Report recommendation which calls for direct rule from London and a suspension of the local constitution in the [British] Virgin Islands.

May 7th, 2022
Anyone dishonest in public office will be ‘under the gun’- Premier Wheatley

FAT HOGS BAY, Tortola, VI - New Premier, Dr the Hon Natalio D. Wheatley (R7) having already committed to implementing the CoI Report recommendations under a democratic system of governance, says anyone found to be dishonest in public office will be "under the gun.”

May 7th, 2022
‘Church people’ need to update VI on meeting with Hon Milling- Julio S. Henry

FAT HOGS BAY, Tortola, VI – Talk show host and community activist, Julio S. Henry has slammed the local clergy for not providing updates on what came out of their meeting with the UK Minister for the Overseas Territory, the Rt. Hon Amanda A. Milling.

May 6th, 2022
Our ‘Top priority’ is implementation of CoI recommendations- Premier Wheatley

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- Following the successful passing of the resolution in the House of Assembly to remove Andrew A. Fahie as Premier of the Virgin Islands, Governor John J. Rankin, CMG yesterday evening, May 5, 2022, appointed Dr the Hon Natalio D. Wheatley (R7) as Premier and Hon Kye M. Rymer (R5) as Deputy Premier, before swearing in the new Cabinet Ministers.

May 5th, 2022
Wheatley, Willock & Malone ousted; Maintain 'hands are clean’

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI - Over the past few days, three Members of the House of Assembly (HoA) have been the casualty and sacrificial lambs, despite doing nothing wrong.

May 5th, 2022
Five new Ministers to be sworn in shortly; Hon Rymer to be Deputy Premier!

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI - Word reaching our news centre from highly placed sources in the Team Unity Government led by incoming Premier, Dr the Honourable Natalio D. Wheatley (R7) is that by 7:00 PM this evening May 5, 2022, five new Ministers will be sworn in.

May 5th, 2022
UPDATE: HoA unanimously passes Resolution to remove Hon Fahie as VI Premier

DUFF'S BOTTOM, Tortola, VI- Legislators in the House of Assembly (HoA) minutes ago, May 5, 2022, unanimously passed a resolution for the ousting of Andrew A. Fahie (R1) as Premier of the Virgin Islands.

May 5th, 2022
'Andrew A. Fahie has lost the moral authority to lead VI'- Dr the Hon Wheatley

DUFF'S BOTTOM, Tortola, VI – In remarks delivered today, May 5, 2022, in the House of Assembly shortly after moving a motion for the removal of current Premier Andrew A. Fahie (R1) as leader of the Virgin Islands (VI), Acting Premier Dr the Hon Natalio D. Wheatley (R7) says the territory must send a clear message that Hon Fahie is no longer its leader.

May 5th, 2022
HoA restructured 11 to 1 in favour of Unity Government

DUFFS BOTTOM, Tortola, VI- In another post-Commission of Inquiry (CoI) move, three members of the Opposition have crossed the floor to formulate a coalition Government.

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