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December 2nd, 2021
UK giving VI ‘mature, adult’ Governor signalled a willingness to turn new page- Premier

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- Premier and Minister of Finance Honourable Andrew A. Fahie (R1) said when the United Kingdom selected His Excellency John J. Rankin CMG to be the Governor of the Virgin Islands (VI), it showed a willingness by the motherland to turn a new page with the territory.

November 2nd, 2021
Jaspert had said ‘CoIs are expensive & reveal nothing’- Premier Fahie

DUFFS BOTTOM, Tortola, VI- With the Opposition often insinuating that Premier and Minister of Finance Hon Andrew A. Fahie (R1) was often running to the Governor to persuade him to call a Commission of Inquiry (CoI) into government when he was in the Opposition, the Premier has again sought to set the record straight.

October 25th, 2021
Coincidence or not? UK newspapers @ it again!

LONDON, United Kingdom- Two days after the evidence-gathering phase of the ‘suspicious’ United Kingdom (UK) sponsored Commission of Inquiry into Governance in the Virgin Islands concluded, concerned persons have pointed out to our newsroom an article that appeared in one of the newspapers in the UK on October 24, 2021, which was appeared one-sided, much to the detriment of the territory’s reputation.

October 21st, 2021
Jaspert slows down CoI to sort & download documents

WICKHAM’S CAY II, Tortola, VI- Day 52 of the United Kingdom-sponsored Commission of Inquiry (CoI) held today, October 21, 2021, went off to an extremely slow start after controversial ex-Governor Augustus J.U. Jaspert showed up for his second hearing seemingly unprepared.

October 21st, 2021
‘Saintly’ Jaspert claims he called CoI as a last resort

WICKHAM’S CAY II, Tortola, VI- Constantly stating that he was always very respectful to the elected government even when they were allegedly not so much towards him and that he always acted in the best interest of the people of the Virgin Islands and within the constitution, controversial ex-governor of the VI Augustus J. U. Jaspert claimed he called the Commission of Inquiry (CoI) into governance as the last resort to probe allegations of major controversial undertakings in the territory.

October 19th, 2021
CoI instigator Augustus J. U. Jaspert to appear before CoI tomorrow

WICKHAM’S CAY II, Tortola, VI- The man who gave the Virgin Islands a Commission of Inquiry (CoI) as a parting gift and perceived ‘last lick’, the controversial ex-governor Augustus J. U. Jaspert, is scheduled to appear before the CoI tomorrow, October 20, 2021.

October 19th, 2021
American actress defends man who damaged Columbus statue in Bahamas

ATLANTA, USA- When a man in the Bahamas took a sledgehammer and damaged a statue of Italian explorer Christopher Columbus on October 9, 2021, many took to social media to condemn the act; however, the man, who was subsequently arrested and threatened with prosecution, has also received support, including from American actress and comedian Amanda I. Seales.

October 18th, 2021
CoI: UK dirty but using 'sledgehammer to kill a fly’ in OTs- Robert C. Hall

BAUGHERS BAY, Tortola, VI –Former Speaker of the Turks and Caicos Islands (TCI) House of Assembly, Mr Robert C. Hall has called out the double standards of the UK for not "cleaning their house,” yet going to extremes measures to sort 'the house' of UK Overseas Territories (OTs).

September 2nd, 2021
'We got in fight with last governor because he wanted to ignore constitution'- Premier

DUFF’S BOTTOM, Tortola, VI- Premier and Minister of Finance Hon Andrew A. Fahie (R1) has said there are many things in the Virgin Islands Constitution Order 2007 that are crystal clear but because it is for the benefit of the VI people it has to be fought for.

August 30th, 2021
CoI has no ‘evidence of corruption’ – Premier asserts

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- Premier and Minister of Finance Honourable Andrew. A. Fahie (R1) is confident that after more than six months, the United Kingdom’s Commission of Inquiry (CoI) has not found any information of corruption in the Virgin Islands.

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