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May 16th, 2023
Hypocrisy? Medicinal cannabis legal in UK since 2018 in $1.2B industry

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI– While some British Overseas Territories (OTs) like the [British] Virgin Islands and Bermuda have been blocked by the United Kingdom (UK) from setting up their medical marijuana industry, medicinal marijuana has been legal in the UK since 2018.

April 24th, 2023
Political opponents have spent entire campaign on 'kicking VIP out of office'- Premier

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- Premier and Minister of Finance Dr the Honourable Natalio D. Wheatley (R7) has lamented that the other political parties, namely National Democratic Party (NDP) and Progressive Virgin Islands Movement (PVIM), have spent their entire campaign focusing on what they termed as mistakes of the Virgin Islands Party (VIP) but have neglected to share a clear vision for the territory to their supporters.

March 31st, 2023
VI must 'sit around table with UK' on borrowing money– Hon Penn

FAT HOGS BAY, Tortola, VI - Leader of the National Democratic Party (NDP) Hon Marlon A. Penn (R8) has indicated that should the National Democratic Party (NDP) be elected into office, his team will be seeking to borrow money at better terms to build the local economy.

March 30th, 2023
Dr the Hon Natalio D. Wheatley is an 'accidental Premier'- Allen O'Neal

EAST END, Tortola, VI- Chairman of the Virgin Islands Party (VIP) and Premier and Minister of Finance Dr the Honourable Natalio D. Wheatley (R7) has fired back at National Democratic Party (NDP) At Large Candidate Mr Allen O’Neal for referring to him as an “accidental Premier”.

March 22nd, 2023
NDP seconded & benefited first from ‘Greedy Bill’- Hon Malone

BAUGHERS BAY, Tortola, VI- The National Democratic Party (NDP) is being called out for its hypocrisy over the ‘Retiring Allowances Legislative Service Amendment Act 2021’, which is now being refereed to by some as the ‘Greedy Bill’.

October 19th, 2022
No 'Breach of Trust’ committed by Police Commissioner– Gov Rankin

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI – Governor of the Virgin Islands Mr John J. Rankin, CMG has shut down questions on whether Public Officer Najan Christopher may have been unfairly treated as it relates to the law, in comparison to Commissioner of Police Mark Collins and the production and leaking of the now infamous ‘Police in Paradise Video’.

October 13th, 2022
CoP Collins should have been sent home for ‘Breach of Trust’- Julio S. Henry

BAUGHERS BAY, Tortola, VI- As many in the public have turned to social media to show support for public officer Najan Christopher, who was arrested and charged for a diplomatic note in favour of former Premier Hon Andrew A. Fahie (R1), a talk show host has pointed out what he termed as hypocrisy in the system.

October 6th, 2022
Ex-judge opens COVID inquiry into UK handling of pandemic

LONDON, United Kingdom- A retired judge opened a public inquiry on Tuesday, October 4, 2022, into how Britain handled the coronavirus pandemic, saying bereaved families and those who suffered would be at the heart of the proceedings.

October 4th, 2022
EU removes Bermuda; Adds Anguilla, Bahamas, Turks & Caicos to tax blacklist

BRUSSELS, Belgium- The European Union (EU) has added the Bahamas and the Turks and Caicos Islands to its tax haven blacklist and also put Anguilla back on as a "non-cooperative jurisdiction" just a year after it was removed.

August 10th, 2022
Hypocrisy? UK allows certain companies to not disclose beneficial owners

LONDON, United Kingdom (UK)- While trying to force Overseas Territories in the Caribbean to impose Public Registers of Beneficial Ownership, which could potentially cripple financial services, the United Kingdom (UK) has been allowing certain companies registered in its jurisdiction to not disclose its beneficial owners.

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