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September 12th, 2021
SCB bar closed for alleged breach of COVID-19 protocols

SEA COWS BAY, Tortola, VI- A popular bar in Sea Cows Bay has been ordered closed for allegedly breaching the government’s COVID-19 control and suppression measures.

September 6th, 2021
A Law Officer who holds or acts in AG, DPP or Magistracy is deemed a Legal Practitioner

Dear Editor,

I feel compelled as a resident in this Territory to join in the chorus as to whether the three Lawyers from the CoI are in breach of the Legal Profession Act 2015.

August 31st, 2021
AG’s permission needed for injunction against CoI lawyers- Judge to Hon Willock

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- Commercial Court Judge [Ag] Mr Adrian Jack said whether a criminal offence was committed or not, or it is in the interest of the people of the Virgin Islands, Speaker of the House of Assembly Honourable Julian Willock must first have the permission of the Attorney General Honourable Dawn J. Smith to file an injunction against three of the Commission of Inquiry (CoI) lawyers.

August 30th, 2021
Attorney Michael J. Fay QC writes to CoI about its lawyers practising illegally in VI

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- Former Deputy High Court Judge of the Eastern Caribbean Supreme Court and Queen’s Counsel Mr Michael J. Fay is just one of the legal minds in the Virgin Islands (VI) who have declared that the lawyers working with the United Kingdom (UK) sponsored Commission of Inquiry in the VI are doing so illegally, having not been called to the BVI Bar.

August 25th, 2021
Will CoI lawyers accused of breaching VI law feature in upcoming hearings?

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI – The Commission of Inquiry (CoI) controversially launched by the United Kingdom Government to investigate allegations of corruption in the Virgin Islands has dodged questions on whether its team of 3 lawyers will be working during its upcoming hearings despite the matter of them allegedly operating illegally now the subject of a court hearing.

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.

July 6th, 2021
CoI is an 'Inquisition'- Richard G. Rowe

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- The one-sided nature of the Commission of Inquiry (CoI) into governance called by controversial ex-governor Augustus J. U. Jaspert has prompted Attorney at Law Mr Richard G. Rowe to refer to it as an inquisition.

April 28th, 2021
CoI investigating Skelton-Cline's consultancy contract with Gov't

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- Consultant and host of the Honestly Speaking radio show Mr Claude O. Skelton-Cline, said private citizens in the Virgin Islands, like himself, are being targeted by the Commission of Inquiry (CoI) for information that is readily available through the Inquiry Response Unit (IRU) that was set up by the government to facilitate the requests for information by the CoI.

December 2nd, 2020
Stiff fines for tourists & locals breaching COVID-19 guidelines

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI– Tourists and locals who breach the COVID-19 guidelines as the territory reopens for the December 2020 tourism season, could find themselves paying stiff penalties for breaking those regulations.

March 30th, 2020
RVIPF made 8 curfew arrests over the weekend - Governor Jaspert

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- The Royal Virgin Islands Police Force (RVIPF) apprehended eight persons for breaching the round-the clock mandatory curfew over the weekend, Governor Augustus J. U. Jaspert has said.

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