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January 3rd, 2024
Leaked Email: DPP had refuted CoP’s claims court matter was discontinued

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- Already accused of illegally ordering the destruction of evidence to be used in a court matter and then claiming the legal matter was discontinued, new evidence has surfaced against the beleaguered Commissioner of Police Mark Collins.

July 5th, 2023
2 justice systems in VI: No justice! No peace! in criminal division

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- The chickens seem to be coming home to roost, after a former Speaker of the House of Assembly (HoA) warned the Territory two years ago about the dangers of having two justice systems- “One for them and the other for us!”

January 16th, 2023
DPP Scatliffe shares statistics with SFC; She is ‘short staffed’

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- Ms Tiffany R. Scatliffe, Director of Public Prosecutions (DPP), made a brief presentation when she appeared before the House of Assembly (HoA) Standing Finance Committee (SFC) last month, as legislators examined the 2023 Budget Estimates.

November 10th, 2022
Ex-Crown Prosecutor defends Mr Walwyn’s public statement condemned by DPP

ROSEAU, Dominica- Former crown prosecutor Mr Jefferson J. Knight aka ‘Knight Rider’ has come to the defense of former Minister for Education Mr Myron V. Walwyn, following condemnation by the Office of the Director of Public Prosecutions (DPP) of a statement Mr Walwyn made about his arrest for Breach of Trust by a Public Official.

November 2nd, 2022
DPP slams Walwyn for public statement about his arrest

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- Ex-Education Minister Mr Myron V. Walwyn has been lambasted by the Office of the Director of Public Prosecutions (DPP) for allegedly trying to undermine the course of justice in the Virgin Islands (VI).

September 22nd, 2022
Legal Shakeup ousts Valston M. Graham as St Kitts & Nevis DPP

BASSETERRE, St Kitts & Nevis –Virgin Islands Belonger Valston M. Graham who served as the Director of Public Prosecutions for St Kitts and Nevis will now see his tenure come to an end, after a legal shakeup in the country’s DPP office.

April 13th, 2022
‘There is something running amuck’ in the RVIPF- Skelton-Cline

BAUGHERS BAY, Tortola, VI- Noting that he hopes to have Police Commissioner Mark Collins as a guest on his show soon, host of Honestly Speaking Mr Claude O. Skelton-Cline has said the Royal Virgin Islands Police Force (RVIPF) just seems to be reeking of all kinds of disfunction “and that’s to put it mildly.”

April 6th, 2022
DPP no longer accepting letters of request for legal matters to discontinue

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- The Office of the Director of Public Prosecutions (ODPP) has announced it is no longer accepting written requests for legal matters to be discontinued.

January 23rd, 2022
'No one can tell me who to prosecute'-Tiffany R. Scatliffe-Esprit

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- The Virgin Islands’ Director of Public Prosecutions (DPP) Tiffany R. Scatliffe-Esprit told members of the Standing Finance Committee (SFC) last month, December 2021, when they examined the estimate for the 2022 Budget, that the Office of the Director of Public Prosecutions (DPP) was the “sole authority on the prosecution of all criminal matters private or public.”

February 26th, 2021
Serious matters will proceed despite request for discontinuance – ODPP

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- The Office of the Director of Public Prosecutions has warned residents of the [British] Virgin Islands that if a criminal matter is deemed to be serious, the case will still proceed before the court of law despite requests for it to be discontinued.

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