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January 8th, 2024
‘Let us stand up & fight for our country’ & constitutional rights- Lorna E. Tom

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- A Virgin Islander who is not shy to express her views on happenings in the territory, Lorna E. Tom, has warned that the territory is at a critical juncture in its history, where the fundamental rights and values enshrined in the constitution are slipping away from the grasp of the new generation.

January 6th, 2023
Crown Dependencies reconsider public registers of beneficial ownership

ST PETER PORT, Guernsey- Following the November 2022 ruling of the European Union Court of Justice to strike down the European Union (EU) mandate for public registers of beneficial ownership of all companies, the governments of Guernsey, the Isle of Man and Jersey have jointly announced they are delaying the implementation of legislation to implement full public access to registers of company beneficial ownership.

July 14th, 2022
HoA continues today July 14, 2022 with debate on controversial Register of Interests Act

DUFF'S BOTTOM, Tortola, VI- The Fourth Sitting of the Fourth Session of the Fourth House of Assembly (HoA) will continue this morning, Thursday, July 14, 2022, at 10:00 am at the Save the Seed Energy Centre in Duff's Bottom, Tortola.

July 13th, 2022
Unity Gov’t slammed for ignoring concerns with Register of Interests bill

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- The Virgin Islands Civil Service Association (VISCA) has slammed the National Unity Government of Premier Dr the Honourable Natalio D. Wheatley (R7) for trying to swiftly pass the Register of Interests Act in the House of Assembly (HoA) despite the many concerns by both HoA Members and public servants and the lack of consultation on the Bill.

April 21st, 2021
CoI requested private, sensitive information of locals seeking Gov't's help – Premier

DUFF'S BOTTOM, Tortola, VI- Premier and Minister of Finance Honourable Andrew A. Fahie (R1) said the Commission of Inquiry (CoI) had requested private, sensitive information from locals seeking government’s assistance during their most vulnerable moments.

May 7th, 2018
Taking away financial services a ‘human rights’ issue- Premier Smith

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- “Here we are as a Territory, we had one of the most severe natural disasters in a hundred years in the Caribbean and the BVI took the brunt of it. We had three things; flooding, plus Hurricanes Irma and Maria, which, left the Territory devastated. I think it was against human rights provisions to be able to now go and say we are going to take away the other part of your economy.”

December 28th, 2017
Do not mistake privacy for secrecy - Lorna G. Smith OBE

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- The Interim Executive Director of BVI Finance Mrs Lorna G. Smith OBE has come to the defense of the territory being labelled a tax haven, penning an article in Scottish newspaper The Sunday Herald of December 26, 2017, in which she admonished that persons not mistake privacy for secrecy.

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