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January 12th, 2023
BVI News facing legal action over libel against Ex-Speaker Willock

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI – Local News tabloid BVI News has once again found itself facing possible legal action over false reporting.

November 11th, 2021
CoI bars Silk Legal from making oral closing submissions

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- The Commission of Inquiry (CoI) called into Governance in the Virgin Islands during the COVID-19 pandemic by controversial ex-governor Augustus J. U. Jaspert has scheduled a further hearing for Wednesday, November 24, 2021.

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.

August 19th, 2021
Silk Legal's cost 'insignificant' to VI’s potential losses from CoI- Richard G. Rowe

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- Silk Legal Attorney Mr Richard G. Rowe, whose law firm is representing Members in the House of Assembly (HoA)- who are not ministers- in the BVI Commission of Inquiry, said the minimum cost of his firm to Virgin Islands' taxpayers is incomparable to potential losses the territory faces if not defended.

August 18th, 2021
Speaker & Deputy Speaker taking CoI to court over status of its lawyers

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI– The Speaker of the Virgin Islands (VI) House of Assembly, Hon Julian Willock may have blindsided the United Kingdom-sponsored Virgin Islands (VI) Commission of Inquiry, indicating that the Commission will now be meeting the Speaker and Deputy Speaker in court over the status of its lawyers.

July 1st, 2021
CoI: ‘Time will reveal all’ - Premier Fahie on Auditor General’s disclosure

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI – Virgin Islands (VI) Premier and Minister of Finance, Hon Andrew A. Fahie (R1) has hinted that ‘time’ will be the ultimate factor in revealing the full picture regarding the Auditor General (AG) Sonia M. Webster’s submissions to the ongoing Virgin Islands (VI) Commission of Inquiry.

June 30th, 2021
Did CoI strategically omit documents for Speaker Willock?

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI - House Speaker Hon Julian Willock has presented evidence that he was in compliance with the Register of Interests Act, contrary to partial information provided by the Virgin Islands (VI) Commission of Inquiry (CoI) under the ambit of sole UK appointed Commissioner Sir Gary R. Hickenbottom.

June 1st, 2021
CoI Commissioner admits there is ‘suspicion’ over inquiry operations

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI –Sir Gary R. Hickinbottom QC, the sole United Kingdom (UK) appointed Commissioner in the Virgin Islands (VI) Commission of Inquiry (CoI), has admitted there is suspicion over the operations of the inquiry that was launched by embattled ex-governor Augustus J.U. Jaspert and sponsored by the UK Government.

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