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May 13th, 2024
‘Concerned Citizen’ saddened about individual rights violation

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- In a social media message circulating today, Monday, May 13, 2024, on Facebook and the WhatsApp platform, a resident describing themselves as ‘Concerned Citizen’ has raised many issues over what they said is “unconstitutional to have individuals rights continuously violated.”

June 16th, 2023
Big court win for Wade N. Smith! Sr Magistrate & CoP dragged before court

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- In a strong ruling handed down on Thursday, June 15, 2023, High Court Judge Sonya Young agreed with Attorney-at-Law Terence F. Williams in his request for a Judicial Review (JR) over the alleged illegal search of the home of Comptroller of Customs Wade N. Smith.

July 19th, 2022
'Disappointed' Unity Gov’t didn’t seek Judicial Review on CoI Report- Julian Willock

BAUGHERS BAY, Tortola, VI- Former Speaker of the Virgin Islands House of Assembly (HoA) Mr Julian Willock has said he is disappointed there is no “pushback” from the Government of National Unity of Premier Dr the Honourable Natalio D. Wheatley (R7), regarding the implementation of the recommendations of the Commission of Inquiry (CoI) Report.

April 23rd, 2019
Mark H. Vanterpool begs Court for more time

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- Fourth District Representative-Elect Mark H. Vanterpool, through his lawyer Patrick D. Thompson, has pleaded with the High Court for more time to address the issue of legal costs following his failed attempt for Judicial Review.

April 11th, 2019
Vanterpool vs HoA Speaker to be heard in High Court April 12, 2019

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- Word reaching our newsroom from National Democratic Party (NDP) sources is that the matter brought to the court for a Judicial Review by Mr Mark H. Vanterpool, over the saga between him and House of Assembly (HoA) Speaker Hon Julian Willock regarding his resignation letter, has a court date.

November 10th, 2016
NDP ignores court deadline on Claude O. Skelton-Cline’s legal matter

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- The legal battle between the former Managing Director of the BVI Ports Authority (BVIPA) Claude O. Skelton-Cline and the National Democratic Party (NDP) Government continues.

September 28th, 2016
Claude O. Skelton-Cline wins Round 1; Lawsuit against NDP continues!

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- It was this news site that first and accurately reported that the contract for the former BVI Ports Authority (BVIPA) Managing Director, Claude O. Skelton-Cline, would not be renewed as it was blocked in Cabinet.

March 2nd, 2016
Lawsuit heats up! Gov't served!

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- It was our newsroom that first and accurately reported on February 25, 2016 that the former Managing Director of the BVI Ports Authority (BVIPA) Claude O. Skelton-Cline had filed legal papers against the Government of the Virgin Islands.

January 13th, 2016
UPDATE: Court quashes TRC's decision to omit CCT from Spectrum Award Process

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI - Caribbean Cellular Telephone (CCT) was successful in its Eastern Caribbean Supreme Court Judicial Review which challenged, among other things, its exclusion from the 2015 Spectrum Award Process, according to a statement from CCT today January 13, 2016.

December 9th, 2015
CCT cautions TRC on allocating more spectrum until court matter is over

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- While assuring customers already using its LTE services that it will continue to do so uninterrupted since there were fears that they would lose it with the recent court ruling that overturned a stay on the 2015 Spectrum Award Process, CCT Global Communications says it trusts also that the Telecommunications Regulatory Commission (TRC) will not go ahead with allocating any additional spectrum to other carriers until its Judicial Review matter is heard.

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