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November 15th, 2023
Gov Rankin makes another pitch for war memorial to be built @ QE II Park

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- Governor John J. Rankin, CMG has made another call for a war memorial to be built at Queen Elizabeth II Park on Tortola, [British] Virgin Islands.

November 13th, 2023
Gov Rankin agrees Israel has ‘every right’ to defend itself

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- United Kingdom (UK) appointed Governor of the [British] Virgin Islands John J. Rankin, CMG has agreed with his UK Prime Minister Rishi Sunak that Israel has every right to defend itself; however, he said the UK is “deeply concerned” about the humanitarian situation in Gaza.

November 12th, 2023
Deputy Governor David D. Archer Jr is Acting as Governor

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- Deputy Governor, Mr David D. Archer, Jr will act in the Office of Governor from November 12 to November 24, 2023, in the absence of His Excellency the Governor, Mr John J. Rankin, CMG, who will be out of the Territory.

November 4th, 2023
Formal complaint lodged against Gov Rankin by UK Law Firm

CENTRAL LONDON, UK - Weeks after citizens have written to Governor John J. Ranking CMG and requested of him to investigate controversial Police Commissioner Mark Collins over an email he wrote reportedly requesting that evidence be destroyed; Mr. Ranking is facing his own request for an investigation over his alleged behavior as a public officer.

November 2nd, 2023
Another court win for Wade N. Smith against Governor, HR Dep't & PSC

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI - It was on Thursday, August 18, 2022, that Comptroller of Customs Mr. Wade N. Smith was sent on administrative leave without reason in a process that reportedly did not follow the laws and regulations of the Virgin Islands.

October 17th, 2023
‘We need the Police Act to come back to’ HoA ‘for passage’- Gov Rankin

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- Despite widespread public criticisms the proposed amendments to the Police Act 2023 will take away from the rights of the people as well as possibly empower the police to abuse citizens, Governor John J. Rankin, CMG continues to defend the proposed amendments and has once again called for the bill to return to the House of Assembly (HoA) for passage.

October 12th, 2023
CoP finally answers leaked email on request to conceal & destroy evidence

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- A leaked email circulating on social media over the past two months written by Commissioner of Police (CoP) Mark Collins in 2021 to Deputy Commissioner St Clair Amory has been addressed.

October 12th, 2023
‘So far no evidence’ UK detective’s death ‘was a result of foul play’- Gov Rankin

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- There has so far been no evidence to suggest the death of United Kingdom detective Paul France was a result of foul play.

October 4th, 2023
Governor issues ‘all-clear’ for territory following TS Philippe

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- At 1:00 PM, on Wednesday, October 4, 2023, Governor John J. Rankin, CMG issues an all-clear for the [British] Virgin Islands, following the passing of Tropical Storm Philippe.

October 2nd, 2023
Criminal investigations into ESHS wall project remain 'under active work'– Gov Rankin

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI – Criminal investigations into the Elmore Stoutt High School (ESHS) Wall Project, audit reports and other projects flagged in the Commission of Inquiry (CoI) report continue by the Royal Virgin Islands Police Force (RVIPF) and Director of Public Prosecutions, according to Governor John J. Rankin, CMG.

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