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September 6th, 2021
‘Nothing or no one will deflect or distract us'- Frustrated CoI Commissioner

WICKHAM'S CAY II, Tortola, VI - The one-man Commissioner of the United Kingdom-sponsored Inquiry (CoI) on governance in the Virgin Islands (VI) Sir Gary R. Hickinbottom has affirmed this position that the CoI will not be distracted from achieving its mandate.

September 1st, 2021
AG agrees CoI Counsel & Solicitors have breached VI laws

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI – Virgin Islands (VI) Attorney General, Hon Dawn J. Smith has agreed that the trio hired by the United Kingdom (UK) to assist with the Virgin Islands Commission of Inquiry (CoI) breached VI’s law, specifically, the Legal Profession Act of 2015.

August 24th, 2021
CoI team returning to restart hearings on Sept 6, 2021

WICKHAM'S CAY II, Tortola, VI - The UK-Sponsored Virgin Islands (VI) Commission of Inquiry (CoI) will restart its hearings on Monday, September 6, 2021, according to CoI Secretary, Steven Chandler.

August 22nd, 2021
HoA court matter with CoI lawyers adjourned to Oct 26, 2021

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI – The Eastern Caribbean Supreme Court (ECSC) of the Virgins Islands (VI), in July 2021, had ruled that House of Assembly Speaker Hon Julian Willock and Deputy Speaker Hon Neville A. Smith (AL) had standing in the case against three Commission of Inquiry (CoI) lawyers accused of illegally practising law in the VI.

March 15th, 2021
2 UK solicitors appointed to CoI

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- In a press statement that was not shared with Virgin Islands News Online (VINO), the Commission of Inquiry (CoI) in the Virgin Islands has stated that two solicitors have been appointed to the Inquiry.


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