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November 21st, 2023
Kadeem S. Maynard gets 57 months in jail for cocaine smuggling conspiracy

MIAMI, Florida, USA- Kadeem S. Maynard, the son of former BVI Ports Authority Managing Director Oleanvine Pickering-Maynard, was sentenced in a Miami court to 57 months in jail on Monday, November 20, 2023, for his role in a scheme to traffic cocaine from Colombia through the [British] Virgin Islands to the US mainland.

June 13th, 2022
Ex VI Premier Hon Andrew A. Fahie is out on bail!

MIAMI, Florida, USA- Ousted Premier of the [British] Virgin Islands Honourable Andrew A. Fahie (R1) has secured his pre-trial liberty and is now out of the Miami Detention Centre where he has been held since his arrest at a Miami Airport on April 28, 2022.

May 26th, 2022
We have found Hon Fahie ‘guilty without hearing a word from him’- VI Lawyer

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- Local attorney Richard G. Rowe has pointed to the double standard and insularity regarding the condemnation of former Premier Andrew A. Fahie (R1) and others by persons in the Virgin Islands.

May 17th, 2022
VI will continue working with US agencies ‘to root out corruption’- Premier Wheatley

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI– Premier Dr The Hon Natalio D. Wheatley (R7) has vowed his Government's commitment, as well as that of the local law enforcement agencies, to continue collaborating with foreign law enforcement authorities, including those in the United States (US), to root out corruption in the Virgin Islands (VI).

April 30th, 2022
Keep First Lady Sheila E. Forbes-Fahie & family in prayers – Ag Premier

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI – Acting Premier in the Virgin Islands (VI) Dr the Honourable Natalio D. Wheatley (R7) has called on the people of the territory to keep first lady, Ms Sheila E. Forbes-Fahie and her Fahie family in prayers in light of the detainment of Premier Andrew A. Fahie (R1) in the US.

April 29th, 2022
BVIPA MD allegedly led Premier to drug conspiracy- US Affidavits

MIAMI, Florida, USA – A US Affidavits published after the arrest of Premier Andrew A. Fahie (R1) has detailed how the Managing Director of the BVI Ports Authority, Ms Oleanvine Pickering-Maynard allegedly led the Premier to a drugs conspiracy that resulted in his arrest on April 28, 2022.

April 28th, 2022
UK Foreign Secretary said Premier Fahie’s arrest showed ‘importance of CoI’

LONDON, United Kingdom – United Kingdom (UK) Foreign Secretary Liz M. Truss said the arrest of Virgin Islands (VI) Premier Andrew A. Fahie (R1) has shown the importance of the UK-Sponsored Commission of Inquiry (CoI) in the territory.

April 28th, 2022
BVIPA MD reportedly detained along with Premier Fahie in Miami

MIAMI, Florida, USA – Information coming into Virgin Islands News Online (VINO) is that Ms Oleanvine Pickering-Maynard, Manager Director of the BVI Port Authority, has been reportedly detained alongside Premier Andrew A. Fahie (R1) in Miami on charges related to conspiracy to import a controlled substance and money laundering.

April 28th, 2022
Premier Fahie detained in Miami- Governor Rankin

MIAMI, Florida, USA- Governor John J. Rankin, CMG has announced that Premier and Minister of Finance Hon Andrew A. Fahie (R1) has been detained in Miami by the United States Drug Enforcement Agency (DEA).

February 8th, 2017
UPDATE: Roberto ‘Tico’ Harrigan also arrested

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI – Mr Roberto ‘Tico’ Harrigan, a former Customs Officer, was also arrested yesterday, February 7, 2017 by the Royal Virgin Islands Police Force (RVIPF) on the request of the United States Justice Department.

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