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February 9th, 2024
‘No election of the Attorney General’- Constitutional Report recommends

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- Many persons in the Virgin Islands have been requesting that the post of Attorney General who sits in both the Cabinet and the House of Assembly (HoA) face the public in an election, just like the other 13 elected members of HoA.

October 13th, 2021
USVI Gov't renews no-bid $70K contract for AG's daughter


FREDERIKSTED, St Croix, USVI- The government of the US Virgin Islands (USVI) has renewed for another year a $70,000 no-bid contract for Kmisha Victoria Counts, the daughter of USVI Attorney General Denise George, to "represent the USVI as a tourism destination and to increase tourism and travel to the territory from various target market regions in the Continental United States."

September 15th, 2021
British judge wants Speaker to prove Silk Legal is authorised to represent him

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- Even though there seems to be no confusion in the public that Speaker of the House of Assembly (HoA) Hon Julian Willock was acting in his official capacity as Speaker when he had Silk Law file an injunction in the High Court against three United Kingdom (UK) lawyers working for the UK-sponsored Commission of Inquiry, British Judge Adrian Jack has asked Hon Willock to show evidence of this.

May 31st, 2020
Ex FS Neil M. Smith under fire; Conflict of interest role- BVI Airways Report

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- As residents continue to read the Auditor General Ms Sonia M. Webster’s damning report on the ‘Government‘s Financing of the BVI Airways’ Direct Flights to Miami’ project, more revelations are being unearthed.

May 28th, 2020
'Consumer Protection Act, 2019' to get 2nd & 3rd Readings today, May 28

DUFF’S BOTTOM, Tortola, VI- Consumer protection legislation, a major campaign promise of the now Virgin Islands Party (VIP) Government, will see further progress when the Eighth Sitting of the Second Session of the Fourth House of Assembly (HoA) takes place at the Save the Seed Energy Centre in Duff’s Bottom today, Thursday, May 28, 2020.

July 25th, 2019
Consumer Protection Bill: ‘Today the people’s torment ends’- Hon Fahie

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- “Today, Mr Speaker, the people’s torment ends and they will be empowered as they will get their consumer protection legislation.”

April 3rd, 2017
Ministry of Finance & Auditor General conflict of interest?

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- Days after the Financial Secretary Neil M. Smith proceeded on vacation leave, there seems to be inexperience showing its head at the Ministry of Finance.

December 30th, 2016
Who is right on Sec 67 of the VI Constitution? Does MP need permission?

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- It was in the late nineties in the Virgin Islands when Hon Ralph T. O'Neal OBE was the Chief Minister and former legislator Conrad A. Maduro was the Leader of the Opposition.

May 12th, 2016
Premier’s wife Lorna G. Smith, a retiree, back in Government

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI - The National Democratic Party (NDP) Administration on May 10, 2016 announced that the wife of Premier Dr The Honourable D. Orlando Smith, Mrs Lorna G. Smith OBE, is back in government.

February 12th, 2016
NDP Politicians rake in thousands from Ports Development Project!

ROAD TOWN, Tortola VI- With Governor John S. Duncan OBE not committed to good governance and transparency, according to his critics, and with his new interpretation of section 67 of the Virgin Islands Constitution, it seems that elected members of the House of Assembly (HoA) with businesses are now free to “get theirs” directly or indirectly with any Government body without needing permission from the HoA or declaring their interests.

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