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March 7th, 2023
Police Bill in current form ‘should have never reached HoA’- Lorna G. Smith

BAUGHERS BAY, Tortola, VI- At Large candidate Lorna G. Smith OBE has said she is surprised that the controversial Police Bill, which has since been withdrawn, made it as far as the House of Assembly (HoA).

March 4th, 2023
Governor wants Police Bill returned to HoA after General Election

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- After being accused of misleading the public on the tardiness of the controversial Police Bill in the House of Assembly (HoA), Governor John J. Rankin, CMG, has admitted his group was responsible for the lateness.

March 1st, 2023
Governor orders inquiry into leaking of Audit report on Assistance Grants

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- Governor John J. Rankin, CMG has ordered an inquiry into the leaking of an Audit report that was made available to Cabinet but was not intended for the public without redactions.

February 15th, 2023
Witch-Hunt & harassment continues! UK Police arrested & released Wade N. Smith

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- The alleged witch-hunt and harassment of locals by the United Kingdom (UK) police officers continue under the pretext of the Commission of Inquiry (CoI). Many residents have lambasted the one-man commission's report as biased and its credibility is under attack, since all of the areas that have issues under the Governor’s portfolio (civil service, courts, police force) have not been touched in the report.

February 14th, 2023
Fake News: No current elected officials arrested in regards to CoI

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- The Territory is hot with erroneous information that two current elected officials, along with other residents, have been taken into police custody over the controversial Commission of Inquiry (CoI) report, which many have dubbed a witch-hunt.

January 18th, 2023
Crime up for sexual offenses, domestic violence & drug seizure- CoP

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- The Virgin Islands (VI) under the United Kingdom Commissioner of Police Mark Collins has faced an increase in crime in some areas.

January 10th, 2023
USVI Governor tests Positive for Covid-19

VI CONSORTIUM

FREDERIKSTED, St Croix, USVI- US Virgin Islands (USVI) Governor Albert A. Bryan Jr tested positive for Covid-19 on Monday, January 9, 2023, Government House has announced. The positive test result precluded Mr Bryan from attending the swearing-in ceraemony of the 35th Legislature on Monday.

November 22nd, 2022
'I was told I was too close to Fahie to be a Minister in Unity Gov’t'- Hon Malone

BAUGHERS BAY, Tortola, VI- Both former Minister for Health and Social Development Hon Carvin Malone (AL) and former Minister for Natural Resources and Labour Hon Vincent O. Wheatley (R9) have said in the past they gave up their Ministerial positions for the greater good; however, Hon Malone has been revealing some snippets as to what took place.

October 22nd, 2022
Governor Rankin shares joke about being 'appointed' to govern

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI – Governor of the Virgin Islands (VI), H.E. John J. Rankin, CMG has admitted that he was never elected to govern the VI, rather he was selected to take up the seat of Governor and appointed by the late Queen, Elizabeth II.

October 21st, 2022
‘This Governor is a big liar’- Caller on Hot Seat show

BAUGHERS BAY, Tortola, VI- The United Kingdom (UK) appointed Governor, John J. Rankin, CMG, continues to become unpopular, not only with the Government of National Unity but among the people of the Virgin Islands.

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