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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.

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.

May 16th, 2020
Local Tiffany R. Scatliffe-Esprit appointed DPP

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI - Former Principal Crown Counsel in the Office of the Director of Public Prosecutions, Mrs Tiffany R. Scatliffe-Esprit has been appointed Director of Public Prosecutions (DPP) on May 5, 2020, after acting in the role since December 14, 2019.

February 21st, 2020
VI seeking to restore working relationship with Federal Law Enforcement in USVI

CHARLOTTE AMALIE St Thomas, USVI- Acting Director of Public Prosecutions, Mrs Tiffany R. Scatliffe-Esprit, LL.M. made a presentation on the Virgin Islands (VI) Criminal Justice System at a leadership meeting with officials from Her Majesty’s Customs and the United States Virgin Islands (USVI) Department of Justice.

October 8th, 2019
DPP Kim Hollis QC abruptly resigns

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- Information just reaching our news desk is that the Director of Public Prosecutions (DPP) and United Kingdom (UK) national, Kim Hollis QC, has tendered her resignation.

March 15th, 2019
This week we feature 'Young Professional' Ms Andrea A. Walters

By M. Gary Eleazar

The ‘Legal Fraternity’ across the world, boasts among its membership some of the more learned of professionals in society and this week we feature one of the Virgin Islands' (VI) aspiring Attorney-at-Law, Ms Andrea A. Walters.

October 20th, 2016
Ex DPP Wayne L. Rajbansie lashes out @ Media & Magistrate Richards

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- While his contract was not renewed as Director of Public Prosecutions (DPP) and he is still in the Virgin Islands as a consultant to the Ministry of Health and Social Development, Trinidadian Wayne L. Rajbansie is still making the news.

August 19th, 2016
Valston M. Graham tipped to be new DPP in St Kitts-Nevis

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- The saying, ‘when one door is closed another is opened’, seems to be true for Senior Crown Counsel in the Office of the Virgin Islands Director of Public Prosecutions (DPP), Attorney Valston M. Graham.

August 8th, 2016
Hon Fraser not pleased local snubbed for DPP post

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- Even while welcoming newly appointed Director of Public Prosecutions, UK National Kim Hollis QC, to the Virgin Islands, Leader of the Opposition Hon Julian Fraser RA (R3) maintains that the post should be held by a qualified Virgin Islander.

June 7th, 2016
A Caucasian DPP? Front runners emerge for VI’s DPP post

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- It was this news site that first and accurately reported in April of this year that the contract of current Director of Public Prosecutions (DPP), Trinidad and Tobago national Wayne L. Rajbansie will not be renewed as his last day in office is expected to be August 15, 2016.

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