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August 27th, 2021
UK PM’s ‘dodgy dealings hang over him like a bad smell’- Labour Party MP

LONDON, UK- “These latest revelations prove that the prime minister appears to be allergic to telling the truth about the dodgy dealings and the web of conflicts of interests, secret loans and cover-ups that hang over him like a bad smell.”

August 20th, 2021
VI’s very limited resources strained ‘with very broad & imposed’ CoI- Premier

DUFF’S BOTTOM, Tortola, VI- Although burdened with a Commission of Inquiry (CoI) by the United Kingdom (UK) Government, which has evaded calls for a CoI into its own handling of the COVID-19 pandemic and allegations of corruption, the Virgin Islands Party (VIP) Government led by Premier Andrew A. Fahie (R1) continues to forge ahead with legislation to improve the lives of the territory’s people.

August 1st, 2021
‘We must not fall victim' to old divide & rule trick- Deputy Premier

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- As the Virgin Islands observes Emancipation Day today, August 1, 2021, Deputy Premier and Minister for Education, Culture, Youth Affairs, Fisheries and Agriculture, Dr the Honourable Natalio D. Wheatley (R7) has urged Virgin Islanders to reflect and be grateful for the progress made as a people and to reject attempts by forces to bring about division that can derail the territory and its young democracy.

August 1st, 2021
More hypocrisy! UK Gov’t accused of trying to muzzle free press

LONDON, United Kingdom- While the United Kingdom Government, through the Commission of Inquiry (CoI), seem to have no issue with publicly disclosing documents not yet laid in the Virgin Islands House of Assembly (HoA), it is busy at home trying to guard its secrets, allegedly even at the expense of the sacred press freedom.

July 21st, 2021
COVID or not! CoI team says it will be back in August!

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- Despite the Virgin Islands (VI) going through a challenging time where it is seeing record numbers of active COVID-19 cases and deaths, the United Kingdom (UK) sponsored Commission of Inquiry (CoI) called by the aggrieved ex-governor Augustus J. U. Jaspert days before his exit from the territory has said it will resume its work next month.

July 21st, 2021
5 UK MPs from PM Johnson’s party found guilty of breaching Code of Conduct

LONDON, United Kingdom- As the United Kingdom-sponsored Commission of Inquiry (CoI) called by ex-Governor Augustus J. U. Jaspert, the close buddy of the beleaguered UK Prime Minister Alexander Boris de Pfeffel Johnson aka ‘Boris’, has been nailing Virgin Islands legislators to the cross for not complying to the Register of Interests Act, they need not look at the VI to find persons with sin as it is right at home in the UK, and in the UK government.

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’.

May 14th, 2021
UK PM Johnson facing probe over funding of 2019 holiday

LONDON, United Kingdom- Allegations of corruption continue to rack up against embattled United Kingdom Prime Minister Alexander Boris de Pfeffel Johnson aka ‘Boris’, with the latest possible breach being that he was not honest about funding for a Caribbean vacation he took in 2019.

January 19th, 2021
'Persistence always beats resistance'- Premier Fahie

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- A relentless Premier and Minister of Finance, Honourable Andrew A. Fahie (R1) has again called out the hypocrisy of the United Kingdom (UK) for holding up the VI Cannabis Licensing Act, 2020, for close to six months, even while the UK is benefitting from the industry.

January 12th, 2021
Brexit! ‘Why is it so right for UK to be independent?’- Hon Fraser

DUFF’S BOTTOM, Tortola, VI- As the United Kingdom (UK), through controversial Governor Augustus J. U. Jaspert, continues to resist moves by the Virgin Islands to gain more autonomy, veteran legislator and Opposition Member, Honourable Julian Fraser RA has questioned why it is so right for the UK to want full independence but doesn’t think it is good for the Virgin Islands.


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