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June 2nd, 2023
VI pays '2.7 times more in court fees than other jurisdictions' under ECSC- Daniel F. Davies

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- Young local lawyer Mr Daniel F. Davies has reportedly made a complaint to the Complaints Commissioner for what he said was the inequality in court fees the Virgin Islands is made to pay to the Eastern Caribbean Supreme Court (ECSC) in contrast to other jurisdictions under the ECSC.

January 17th, 2023
CoI report did not touch Governor’s Court Portfolio- SFC

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- Many residents, talk show hosts and commentators continue to ask why the one-man United Kingdom-sponsored Commission of Inquiry (CoI) did not touch any matters under the Governor's portfolio. Many have used this fact to claim that the CoI was biased and a witch hunt against those who spoke out against racism and colonialism, with an attempt to destabilise the nation and brand residents as corrupt.

June 24th, 2022
Supreme Court ends federal right to legal abortion in US

WASHINGTON DC, United States- The Supreme Court today, Friday, June 24, 2022, extinguished the constitutional right of Americans to abortion, ending the 49-year reign of Roe v. Wade and ensuring a tsunami of outrage from women, who could see reproductive rights roundly restricted in half the country.

April 7th, 2022
US Senate votes to confirm 1st Black woman to Supreme Court

WASHINGTON DC, USA- The Senate today, Thursday, April 7, 2022, confirmed Judge Ketanji Brown Jackson to the Supreme Court, making her the first Black woman to be elevated to the pinnacle of the judicial branch in what her supporters hailed as a needed step toward bringing new diversity and life experience to the court.

August 7th, 2018
Smith splurges, sent $10G a month to US as ‘BVI Airways’ debts mounted

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI – Luke Smith, former owner of BVI Airways, reportedly sent $10,000 to the United States of America (USA) for his family each month and splurged on an extravagant lifestyle while in the Virgin Islands (VI), even as his company was experiencing financial difficulties with mounting debt.

January 9th, 2017
Supreme Court bars USVI senator from being sworn in today


CHARLOTTE AMALIE, St Thomas, USVI— In a last-minute judgement handed down on Sunday January 8, 2017, the Supreme Court of the [US] Virgin Islands said that Kevin A. Rodriguez would not be able to take the oath of office alongside his colleagues today, January 9, despite a Superior Court ruling last week that said he would be able to serve as a senator.

April 15th, 2014
India court recognises transgender people as third gender


India's Supreme Court has recognised transgender people as a third gender, in a landmark ruling.

January 23rd, 2014
Former Prosecutor Sarah A. Benjamin appointed Deputy Registrar

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI – Information reaching Virgin Islands News Online is that former prosecutor, Sarah A. Benjamin, has been appointed to the post of Deputy Registrar at the Supreme Court.

September 19th, 2012
Quality of justice remains uncompromised – Pereira

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI - The start of the new law year, was a historic one for the Eastern Caribbean Supreme Court (ECSC) and affiliated countries, where for the first time in 45 years, the Chief Justice of the Supreme Court is a female, specifically, Virgin Islander Justice Janice Pereira.

July 4th, 2012
BVP (Truth for the Youth)… can Robert's crack save the Supreme Court?

By Alred Frett

Those asking, ‘Why I speak against Christianity and not other Religions?’ should understand I am neither attacking nor praising one Religion or another - All are equally foolish - My great concern is Bad Legacies of our Ancestors which still continue to damage Today’s Children…
Slaves knew no Hinduism, Islam or Rastafarianism while Christianity was used to break them.

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