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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 22nd, 2022
CoI Reforms: Good start in many areas with positives – Gov Rankin

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI – Despite some concerns over the implementation of CoI reforms in the Virgin Islands (VI) aiming to achieve the deep-rooted reforms in governance, Governor John J. Rankin, CMG stressed that there has been a good start in many areas with many positives.

October 8th, 2022
CoI Reforms: Deadlines were missed on both Governor & Gov’t side – Premier

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI – Virgin Islands Premier and Minister of Finance, Dr the Hon Natalio D. Wheatley (R7) has revealed that when it comes to enacting the framework for the implementation of the CoI Report Recommendations and other reforms in the Virgin Islands (VI) agreed to with the UK Government, deadlines were missed by not only Cabinet, but by the Governor.

October 7th, 2022
Governor warns against new governance issues under Unity Gov’t

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI– United Kingdom-appointed Governor John J. Rankin, CMG has warned the Premier Dr Natalio D. Wheatley (R7) Government of National Unity against any new governance issues, as the Commission of Inquiry (CoI) reforms in the VI are implemented.

September 17th, 2022
Inspector Adrianne Grant-Davis to represent VI in Queens Funeral Procession

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI - Royal Virgin Islands Police Force (RVIPF) Inspector Adrianne Grant-Davis of the RVIPF has been selected to represent the Virgin Islands at the funeral procession of Her Majesty The Queen, on Monday, September 19, 2022.

September 10th, 2022
Book of condolences opened for late Queen Elizabeth II

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI - A book of condolence has been opened in the Old Government House Museum for Her Late Majesty The Queen, where Members of the public in the Territory can sign the book.

September 8th, 2022
People of VI will be deeply saddened by Queen’s passing- Governor Rankin

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI – Governor of the Virgin Islands, H.E. John J. Rankin says the people of the Virgin Islands (VI) will be saddened by the passing of Queen Elizabeth II, who died at the age of 96 today, September 8, 2022.

August 22nd, 2022
David D. Archer Jr. now acting Gov until Sept 4, 2022

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI - Deputy Governor, Mr. David Archer, Jr. is Acting Governor effective from August 21 to September 4, 2022, in the absence of His Excellency the Governor, Mr. John J. Rankin, CMG who is out of the Territory.

July 4th, 2022
Governor lied? BVITB never consulted on ‘Police in Paradise’ video – Clive McCoy

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI - BVI Tourist Board (BVITB) Director Mr Clive McCoy has discredited the statement by Governor John J. Rankin, CMG that the tourist board was consulted on the controversial ‘Police in Paradise’ video.

July 2nd, 2022
Bernadine A. Louis was Governor’s final nominee with wholehearted support!

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI - Word reaching our news centre from senior sources within the coalition Government of Premier and Minister of Finance, Dr. the Honourable Natalio D. Wheatley (R7) is that indigenous Virgin Islander, Ms Bernadine A. Louis was the final of Governor John J. Rankin’s three nominees to the Constitutional Review Committee (CRC).

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