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March 13th, 2024
Register of Interest (Amendment) bill is a Governor's bill- Hon Smith

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI – Following widespread criticisms of the Register of Interest (Amendment) Bill currently before the House of Assembly (HoA), Deputy Premier and Minister for Financial Services, Trade, and Labour, Hon Lorna G. Smith, OBE has told the House that the bill came from the Governor’s Office.

February 23rd, 2024
Review of complaints against CoP Mark Collins ‘underway’- Governor’s Office

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- The review of a myriad of complaints against Commissioner of Police Mark Collins, outlined in a petition to the Governor, has been started by Cayman Islands Police Commissioner Kurt Walton.

February 14th, 2024
'What is the plan’ for good policing in the VI? – Protesters demand of Governor

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI – Despite a low turnout to a planned march to the Governor’s office in Road Town, Tortola, today, February 14, 2024, the small group of persons which included Bishop John I. Cline and his brother Ronford Cline called it a demonstration towards getting answers for poor policing in the territory.

December 12th, 2023
Media barred from streaming or recording CoI briefing @ Governor’s Office today

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- Local media personnel in the [British] Virgin Islands have been perplexed as to why they have been invited to a media briefing on the background to the Commission of Inquiry CoI) by the Governor’s Office but are not allowed to stream or record the event.

December 10th, 2023
Governor’s Office provides $30K in grants to 3 youth empowerment projects

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- It was in September 2023, that Governor of the [British] Virgin Islands (VI) Mr John J. Rankin, CMG had said his office has a fund totalling $30,000 to finance youth empowerment projects in the VI and that it was welcoming applications from organisations, or partnerships across organisations for projects up to the value of $10,000.

October 3rd, 2023
Fmr VI Governor Peter A. Penfold, CMG, OBE has passed

LONDON, United Kingdom- Former Governor of the [British] Virgin Islands, Peter Alfred Penfold, CMG, OBE has died.

July 1st, 2023
'I look forward to working with Mr Pruce’ in modern partnership – Premier Wheatley

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI – With news of a new Governor Mr Daniel Pruce set to take up office in the Virgin Islands (VI) effective January 2024, VI Premier Dr the Hon Natalio D. Wheatley (R7) has already committed to working with Mr Purce to advance the VI/UK modern partnership.

February 10th, 2023
Public did not request or were privy to some amendments to Police Bill- Premier

DUFF’S BOTTOM, Tortola, VI- “Madam Speaker, I want to make it clear that there is no intention by any member of the House of Assembly to pass this Bill in its current form. We recognize a number of areas that are clearly problematic,” declared Premier and Minister of Finance Dr the Honourable Natalio D. Wheatley regarding the controversial Police Act 2023 in the House of Assembly (HoA) today, February 10, 2023.

January 14th, 2023
Governor’s Office receives big $$ for more staff- SFC Report

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI - The financial assault on the Virgin Islands (VI) taxpayer's purse continues over the presence of the Governor’s office in the British Overseas Territory.

December 11th, 2022
Governor’s Office staff get COVID-19 boosters

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- Although COVID-19 isn’t getting the attention it used to and it is unclear what is the number of active cases in the territory, some persons are not yet dropping their guard.

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