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February 14th, 2024
'I remain laser-focused on strengthening good governance'- Premier Wheatley

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI– Virgin Islands (VI) Premier and Minister of Finance Dr the Hon Natalio D. Wheatley (R7) says he will continue strengthening governance in the VI and implementing the Commission of Inquiry (CoI) reforms, despite the guilty verdict of ex-premier Andrew A. Fahie.

February 9th, 2024
Fahie Trial: VI Gov’t says it respects role of court in administration of justice

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI – Following a verdict of guilty on all charges in the trial of Ex-Premier Andrew A. Fahie, the Government of the Virgin Islands has released an official statement saying that it respects the role of the court in the administration of justice; however, acknowledges the role of the verdict on the family of Mr Fahie.

February 8th, 2024
Ex-Premier Andrew A. Fahie found guilty on all charges in Miami trial

MIAMI, Florida, USA – Information coming into Virgin Islands News Online (VINO) is that embattled Ex-Premier, Andrew A. Fahie has been found guilty of all charges in his high-profile drug trial that commenced on Monday, January 29, 2024, in Miami Florida.

February 3rd, 2024
Fahie Trial: Court hears details of UK involvement months before arrests

MIAMI, Florida, USA – Despite denials by Ex-Governor John J. Rankin, CMG on whether he knew in advance of the United States (US) sting operation that led to the arrest of ex-Premier Andrew A. Fahie, US Court heard on February 1, 2024 of UK involvement in the operation from almost the beginning.

January 16th, 2024
Sentencing date for Oleanvine Pickering-Maynard pushed to February 2024

MIAMI, Florida, USA- The sentencing date for the former Managing Director of the BVI Ports Authority (BVIPA), Oleanvine Pickering-Maynard has now been pushed back, as the trial for the former Premier of the [British] Virgin Islands, Andrew A. Fahie, continues to face repeated delays.

December 27th, 2023
Mysterious ‘Tattoo’ & ‘R.S.’ figures surface in Fahie court case

MIAMI, Florida, USA – New aliases have been added to the list of unnamed, uncharged figures in relation to the upcoming drug smuggling and money laundering trial of former Virgin Islands Premier Andrew A. Fahie, as prosecutors and defense attorneys shared details.

December 21st, 2023
'We take trips because we are fighting' for the VI people – Premier Wheatley

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI– Noting that the government has to continue fighting for its local financial services sector, Premier and Minister of Finance Dr the Hon Natalio D. Wheatley (R7) said flights out of the territory by members of the government continue to bear fruit.

December 18th, 2023
Fahie’s attorney scrutinising jury's ability to render impartial verdict

MIAMI, Florida, USA – Information coming into Virgin Islands News Online (VINO) is that the ex-Virgin Islands Premier Andrew A. Fahie's Attorney, Theresa M. Van Vliet, has filed an eight-page list of proposed voir dire questions to ask potential jurors.

November 13th, 2023
‘Politically convenient’ narratives about Gov’t travel will only hurt VI– Premier

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI– Virgin Islands (VI) Premier and Minister of Finance, Dr the Hon Natalio D. Wheatley (R7) has shut down what he called ‘politically convenient’ narratives about Government travel being propagated by Opposition Members and others in the Virgin Islands.

November 12th, 2023
Deputy Governor David D. Archer Jr is Acting as Governor

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- Deputy Governor, Mr David D. Archer, Jr will act in the Office of Governor from November 12 to November 24, 2023, in the absence of His Excellency the Governor, Mr John J. Rankin, CMG, who will be out of the Territory.

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