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Oleanvine Pickering-Maynard expected to testify against ex-VI Premier Andrew A. Fahie

- as her plea agreement requires that she testifies against Fahie
Former BVI Ports Authority (BVIPA) Managing Director Oleanvine Pickering-Maynard, right, is expected to testify against former Premier of the [British] Virgin Islands Andrew A. Fahie when his trial starts in January 2024. Photo: VINO/Facebook/File
Kadeem S. Maynard, the son of former BVI Ports Authority Managing Director Oleanvine Pickering-Maynard, was sentenced in a Miami court to 57 months in jail on Monday, November 20, 2023, for his role in a scheme to traffic cocaine from Colombia through the [British] Virgin Islands to the US mainland. Photo: Team of Reporters
Kadeem S. Maynard, the son of former BVI Ports Authority Managing Director Oleanvine Pickering-Maynard, was sentenced in a Miami court to 57 months in jail on Monday, November 20, 2023, for his role in a scheme to traffic cocaine from Colombia through the [British] Virgin Islands to the US mainland. Photo: Team of Reporters
Theresa Van Vliet, the attorney for former Premier of the [British] Virgin Islands Andrew A. Fahie, has said her client has not struck a plea deal and intends to fight the charges at trial. Photo: www.venable.com
Theresa Van Vliet, the attorney for former Premier of the [British] Virgin Islands Andrew A. Fahie, has said her client has not struck a plea deal and intends to fight the charges at trial. Photo: www.venable.com
MIAMI, Florida, USA- Former BVI Ports Authority (BVIPA) Managing Director Oleanvine Pickering-Maynard is expected to testify against former Premier of the [British] Virgin Islands Andrew A. Fahie when his trial starts in January 2024.

Mr Fahie will be heading to trial alone on drug charges as he has not struck a plea deal and according to his lawyer, Theresa Van Vliet, her client intends to fight the charges at trial.

The former premier, along with Pickering-Maynard and her son Kadeem S. Maynard, was arrested in April 2022, following a months-long sting operation by agents with the Drug Enforcement Administration.

Plea deal

The three were charged with conspiring to import cocaine and engage in money laundering, along with attempted money laundering and racketeering. The Maynards have since pleaded guilty to the cocaine-smuggling conspiracy charge under a plea deal.

Maynard was sentenced in a Miami court to 57 months in jail on Monday, November 20, 2023, for his role in a scheme to traffic cocaine from Colombia through the [British] Virgin Islands to the US mainland.

The 32-year-old had pleaded guilty under a plea deal reached in June, alongside his mother, to conspiracy to import a controlled substance. The proffer agreements for the Maynards indicated that they, alongside former VI Premier Andrew A. Fahie, conspired with a confidential source of the Drug Enforcement Administration to smuggle thousands of kilograms of cocaine through Tortola waters.

He will be deported from the United States upon completing his sentence.

Pickering-Maynard ‘required’ to testify against Fahie

Maynard’s plea agreement does not require him to testify at Fahie’s trial set for January in Miami federal court.

In her plea agreement, Oleanvine Pickering-Maynard admitted that she introduced an informant to Fahie and together they used their authority to facilitate the purported cocaine-smuggling plan. She is scheduled for sentencing after Fahie’s trial, which starts on January 8, 2024.

Her plea agreement requires that she testify against Fahie.

Meanwhile, Pickering-Maynard’s sentencing hearing is scheduled for January 18, 2024, ten days after Mr Fahie’s trial is set to begin.

60 Responses to “Oleanvine Pickering-Maynard expected to testify against ex-VI Premier Andrew A. Fahie”

  • asura (28/11/2023, 10:35) Like (27) Dislike (78) Reply
    free the dew
    • The Big Fish.. (28/11/2023, 11:39) Like (15) Dislike (0) Reply
      XP is the big fish anything to reel him in..
      • Yep (28/11/2023, 13:04) Like (23) Dislike (1) Reply
        XP IS THE BIG FISH. THE FEDS IS GOING TO REEL XP IN SOON. KEEP TELLING THESE FOOLS YOU STEP ON US SOIL AND GET CAUGHT DOING ANYTHING ILLEGAL, GET READY FOR THE PUNISHMENT. THE ONES THAT WAS INVOLVED IN THE DRUG GANG FOR RUNNING THEIR DRUGS ON AMERICAN SOIL YOU ALL IN THE BVI SHIELD THEM FROM THE FEDS. YOU CANNOT SHIELD THE COACH BECAUSE HE WAS CAUGHT ON US SOIL, NOT BVI SOIL. IF HE WAS CAUGHT ON BVI SOIL, IT WOULD HAVE BEEN SWEAPT UNDER THE RUG AND BUSINESS WOULD HAVE CONTINUED AS USUAL.
        • lol (29/11/2023, 10:05) Like (1) Dislike (0) Reply
          OH XPPPPPPPPPPPP, YOU ARE ON THE RADAR AND UNDER THE BI FOCAL MICROSCOPE. WE ARE COMING FOR YOUUUUUUUU VERY SOON. NO WHERE TO RUN TO NO WHERE TO HIDE.
      • Aztec (29/11/2023, 16:20) Like (1) Dislike (0) Reply
        I am still so sad our countrymen got involved in this mess. They had enough, why go for more?
    • Lawlessness (28/11/2023, 11:41) Like (23) Dislike (3) Reply
      In about 20-25 years
    • @asura (28/11/2023, 11:54) Like (46) Dislike (1) Reply
      The Drew is headed to Federal lock up in the US. Home girl is about to testify against him in Federal Court in front of a Jury Panel. I wonder what will he be thinking while looking at her face to face in front of a jury testifying against him. The person who he put in charge of running Ports with a big time salary. Good luck ole buddy, wouldn’t want to be ya.
    • @asura (28/11/2023, 22:38) Like (7) Dislike (1) Reply
      Why don’t you and the rest that is out here hollering FREE THE DREW TATTOO FREE THE DREW ACROSS YOUR FOREHEAD IN RED INK AND CALL IT A DAY. OR BETTER YET GO TO MIAMI AND STAND ON THE FEDERAL COURT HOUSE STEPS HOLLERING FREE THE DREW DURING HIS TRIAL.AS MUCH MOUTH THAT YOU HAVE, I BET NOT ONE OF YOU IS BRAVE ENOUGH TO DO SO. IF YOU ARE BRAVE ENOUGH TO DO SO, MAKE UP TO SPEND A LITTLE TIME IN FEDRAL LOCK UP. ANY TAKERS?
  • ***** ***** (28/11/2023, 10:47) Like (50) Dislike (40) Reply

    Sell out they couldn’t wait to turn on Fahie Maynard need 100 years

    • To *** *** (28/11/2023, 11:12) Like (33) Dislike (5) Reply

      You stays looking trouble whoever u are stop using the lady name let her rest in peace

      • Dear fake*** *** (28/11/2023, 12:16) Like (22) Dislike (5) Reply

        Stop using the deceased woman’s name in vain. Keep it up or one night when you are sleeping she is going to wrap her fingers around your throat. But honestly, the lady family needs to put a stop this or Vino should not post anyone’s comment with that screen name. LAWSUIT PERHAPS?

        • ***** ***** (28/11/2023, 14:53) Like (12) Dislike (8) Reply

          aya is a set azzzes two people can have the same name, how many people in the states named John Smith

    • @ ***** ***** (28/11/2023, 11:23) Like (25) Dislike (2) Reply

      Talk to your grand boy them

    • Too ms ********* (28/11/2023, 11:51) Like (16) Dislike (6) Reply

      You need to drop them price on them building you have for rent all over the place your people too greedy

  • 2cent (28/11/2023, 10:50) Like (19) Dislike (13) Reply
    yow them jokers playing the dirty card want to sentence the woman after the drew trail incase she flip and let him go she get the hammer wow. nasty nasty
    • @2cent (28/11/2023, 14:40) Like (7) Dislike (1) Reply
      The deal is the son get 57mouth and she walk free . Fat clown going down
  • Either u in or out (28/11/2023, 11:08) Like (17) Dislike (30) Reply
    Weak family, no who you rolling with. The Drew stronger than them sellouts.
    • Migoman (29/11/2023, 20:54) Like (2) Dislike (0) Reply
      Easy to be stronger when ure on the outside on bail. Its probably what bugged the maynards the most. They were all caught up in this and no one made the same effort that was made for fahie to get him out on bail. What are yall expecting the maynards to do, testify in fahies defense while theyre still locked up and fahie out?
  • vi (28/11/2023, 11:09) Like (8) Dislike (1) Reply
    What sweet nanny goat ???? is now giveing him running belly wickedness will never stop ohoh.
  • obeah man (28/11/2023, 11:12) Like (16) Dislike (42) Reply
    Andrew will be home in a many of three to 4 months
    • @obeah man (28/11/2023, 12:08) Like (16) Dislike (6) Reply
      So you know, Obeah can’t cross over salt water from the BVI to Miami,
  • 2023 (28/11/2023, 11:20) Like (8) Dislike (1) Reply
    That’s what your friend will do)it is a black policy
  • Mary (28/11/2023, 11:27) Like (15) Dislike (0) Reply

    To ***** ****** Andrew should’ve never agreed to that he got himself in that situation and stop use peopl name

  • WOW (28/11/2023, 11:31) Like (11) Dislike (2) Reply
    Mary XMas every one
  • Foy too Stubborn (28/11/2023, 11:38) Like (33) Dislike (9) Reply
    His best way out is to take a deal. Get a few years and save the BVI name from scandal, rumours and embarrassment ..I am telling you if Foy plead not guilty and goes to Trial the BV name and reputation would be stained for years and he will still be found guilty....
  • jack@$$ (28/11/2023, 11:45) Like (16) Dislike (1) Reply
    Drew doesn't need a plea deal he has his Senegal powers. What a disgrace.
    • @jack@$$ (28/11/2023, 12:44) Like (3) Dislike (5) Reply
      Bravo, your screen name fits you very well. Senegal powers? Oh ok, NO POWER IS STRONGER THAN THE POWER OF THE UNIVERSE.
  • look here (28/11/2023, 11:50) Like (7) Dislike (1) Reply

    Ayo keep ***** name out ayo mouth

  • The Judge (28/11/2023, 11:56) Like (6) Dislike (1) Reply
    Please report Kadeem's full sentence not just the incarceration portion.
  • Hotmess (28/11/2023, 12:47) Like (13) Dislike (5) Reply
    Lord, Fahie should of plea a long time ago
  • Native Senior Citizen of the British Virgin Islands (28/11/2023, 12:50) Like (0) Dislike (6) Reply
    There is a quote that says: "you can't be wrong and strong" the opposite normal practices worldwide nowadays contradict that quoted position. so far the norm that being practices is that wrong proves strong or super authority of power in motion.

    The Topic Issue is an ongoing case of wrong vs right practice in the Court Of Law due to alledge misbehaviors by the three mentioned named persons in the Topic Issue.
    It is unfortunate that what have, and are continuing happening is worldwide humongous challenge that wars against good governance.
    In spite of predicament that they, the three named persons are now facing, the question still remains will other political leaders, and government department learn from their misstep? It is possible, but only if seeds (good thoughts, right word, and selfless actions become the norm or normal practices, daily.

    Each dollars in hand is likened as a seed. When spent wisely prosperity is assured, but to the contrary, when finances are misused by deceptive actions the consequence of those actions must be paid, sooner or later.

    I hope, though, that the former Premier, and Mrs. Oleanvine Maynard-Pickering, former BVIPA Director, would be granted a measure of mercy at the conclusion of their up and coming trial in Miami Court Of Law January 2024.

    Choice (a) like
    Choice (b) dislike
    Choice (c) ignored both of the above choices.




  • John (28/11/2023, 13:09) Like (5) Dislike (12) Reply
    Its not how many years he get he have that to live with for the rest of his life give a find and deport him from the us free the drew
  • Silly (28/11/2023, 14:04) Like (11) Dislike (1) Reply
    He wants to see who the undercover agent is, and he will...but it will cost him a great deal of his freedom.
  • @***** (28/11/2023, 14:36) Like (1) Dislike (2) Reply

    Them grand son have the killer from st sk to kill man here the black one working finance minister office he thinking he can't be stop

  • TALK THE THINGS. (28/11/2023, 14:39) Like (4) Dislike (9) Reply
    ALWAYS WOMEN TO BRING DOWN STRONG MEN
  • head couch (28/11/2023, 14:51) Like (26) Dislike (0) Reply
    Et tu P
  • Wow man (28/11/2023, 15:39) Like (16) Dislike (5) Reply
    I need to book a ticket to Miami to attend the trial when it starts to see it going down in person. I want to see the look on his face while the pig in Lip stick is testifying against him. When a person’s back is against the wall, they will testify against their own mother. Seen it happen plenty of times watching Court TV. From my understanding, the Drew was involved in the dirty game for over 20 years.what a man plant he shall sow. Be very careful what you plant.
  • Dancing with the Stars (28/11/2023, 16:00) Like (18) Dislike (12) Reply
    The day of reckoning for Hon Andrew will soon arrive and if there is not overwhelming evidence other than speculation and circumstantial evidence. The jury will deliberate on the case and arrive at a verdict. However, when you are dealing with the FEDS, there must be excellent defense lawyers to convince the jury that there can prove a case beyond reasonable doubt. May the best lawyer win. From what I have been preview to in the various news sources, I am not going to speculate the outcome of the case, however, I wish Hon. Fahie will be exonerated because it is a case of conspiracy, and no concrete evidence of cocaine was found on him. May God have mercy on him.
    • @Dancing with the stars (28/11/2023, 17:56) Like (10) Dislike (10) Reply
      "Fahie will be exonerated because it is a case of conspiracy, and no concrete evidence of cocaine was found on him."
      ----------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------
      You are mistaken. Looks like you do not understand what a conspiracy charge is. Let me get you up to speed. A conspiracy charge is an agreement between two or more people to commit a crime. The purpose of agreement does not matter; what matters is that the parties knowingly agreed.

      If you are thinking because as he stated when he was being arrested, he had no drugs or money on him, therefore no crime was committed, then you and him will be in for a big surprise. Based on everything out there in the media, I would argue he is unlikely to be exonerated. Not to mention there is reportedly audio and video evidence of him partaking in the alleged conspiracy to allow drugs to pass thru the BVI enroute to the U.S.
      • @Dancing with the stars (28/11/2023, 20:26) Like (7) Dislike (0) Reply
        Many of you are in for a big surprise in thinking HC is going to beat this case and come home soon. Some of you are simply delusional and don't apparently understand the real trouble he is in. That fact that you wrote "Hon Andrew" tells me you are not dealing with reality.

        At any rate, time will tell. No need to go further. January is around the corner, and we will find out soon enough who was right and who was wrong.
  • One thing you can say (28/11/2023, 16:08) Like (13) Dislike (2) Reply
    Is when homegirl and coach step on that jet, she did not touch the money or any of the designer bags that was holding the money. he did. Smart Woman. She got lock up but she took her lick, she refuse to take bail and cop a plea which he should have done the same thing.
  • well sa (28/11/2023, 16:38) Like (20) Dislike (1) Reply
    Didn't she introduce him to the informant? I guess she has no choice but to testify against him, he would've done the same.
  • Si Mon Pow Err (28/11/2023, 17:06) Like (9) Dislike (1) Reply
    Loyalty doesn't exist and it will amaze you how some folks can stand with you and plan all kinds of things then run off in search of a shortcut to a Majestic Life.
  • Re get (28/11/2023, 17:53) Like (8) Dislike (26) Reply
    Fahie is still our hero
    • @Re get (28/11/2023, 18:52) Like (16) Dislike (4) Reply
      A person that sold out his Country and put his Country at a security risk is no hero my boy/girl. I almost want to feel sorry for dude but I can’t.
    • @Re get (29/11/2023, 05:33) Like (7) Dislike (1) Reply
      You and the other lunatics that is hollering FREE THE DREW HAVE SOME SERIOUS HEAD PROBLEMS AND SHOULD CONSIDER VISITING A THERAPIST STARTING
      WITH THE RADIO SHOW HOST THAT IS ALWAYS BLAZING ON ……. HOLLERING FREE THE DREW IN HIS INTRO.
      • @Re get AKA T rex (29/11/2023, 09:59) Like (1) Dislike (0) Reply
        The radio host that is blazing on ……. 24/7 need to focus on the constant lateness and let his audience know in advance if he is not going to be on air that day.
  • @ RE GET (28/11/2023, 19:54) Like (5) Dislike (2) Reply
    YOU USING THE WRONG WORD , JUST CHANGE ( OUR ) TO ( MY ) AND THEN
    YOU CAN GET A POSTER OF YOUR HERO AND WALK AROUND ROAD TOWN WITH A MIKE HOLLERING OUT * FREE THE DREW * FREE THE DREW ~¿~ SOME IDIOT BOUND TO JOIN YOU ????
  • @ DANCING WITH THE STARS (28/11/2023, 20:10) Like (6) Dislike (1) Reply
    YOU GOT THE ( MAY GOD HAVE MERCY ON HIM ) RIGHT / AND AS THE JAMAICANS THEM WOULD SAY ( HIM AH GO NEED A LOT OF PRAYERS AND MIRACLES FE SAVE HIM BOMBOCLART ????????
  • 2023 (28/11/2023, 20:59) Like (5) Dislike (3) Reply
    so when will babylon start investigating some of the investors as to where the money is coming from
  • HALLMARK (28/11/2023, 22:33) Like (1) Dislike (1) Reply
    Head Coach will cut a plea deal at the very last moment. There will be no trial, just sentencing after Rose is sentenced.
  • Quiet Storm (28/11/2023, 22:42) Like (5) Dislike (0) Reply
    Everyone of us act in our own self-interest even when doing positive things, wanting praise. Acting on our own self -interest get more serious when we are facing the possibility of decades being caged as animals..This fear drives one to cooperate and spilled the verifiable beans. Prosecutors used the game theory Prisoner’s dilemma to get people who are co-charged to flip and and testify others for a lower sentence. This is the case with former Premier Andrew Fahie, former Port Managing Director Olivine Pickering Maynard, and her son Kadeem Maynard aka Blacka. The plea deals makes Fahie’s climb up the freedom mountain a much steeper climb.
  • north sound (29/11/2023, 02:23) Like (2) Dislike (20) Reply
    Hon Andrew Fahie has not been charged with any offence and remains my Premier let's wait on the pending outcome of the case
    • @North Sound (29/11/2023, 09:38) Like (5) Dislike (2) Reply
      Not been charged with anything? Fat boy is about to go on Federal trial in the United States of America. You need to get back on your donkey cart and head back into the deep bushes and don’t come back out until you need to stack up on your monthly supplies. Oh, and don’t forget your country ham and beef jerky for Christmas.
  • Karma is a sweet B with cherries on top (29/11/2023, 07:20) Like (6) Dislike (2) Reply
    Andrew and miss piggy is two sleeze balls. Good she turn on him. When she is on the witness stand singing him out to the jury I WONDER IF HE IS GOING TO DROP ON HIS KNEES IN THE COURT HOUSE WITH HIS HANDS WAVING IN THE AIR CALLING OUT TO GOD FOR HELP.
  • Maf (29/11/2023, 13:55) Like (3) Dislike (3) Reply
    It’s won’t be a safe world to live in for she and her family after she do that.
  • Secret Ways (01/12/2023, 18:29) Like (0) Dislike (1) Reply
    The two worst things that exist on this Earth are Money and Women - Ask Eve who deceived Adam and Delilah who deceived Samson and Lewinsky who deceived Bill Clinton. These are a few examples.

    As for Money - It is the root of all Evil.
    • @Secret Ways (01/12/2023, 21:56) Like (0) Dislike (0) Reply
      To Secret ways, both women and money can be problematic. However, it is not fair to tag all women as 1 of the 2 worst things. It sees as if you are painting all women, ie, mothers, wives, Daughters, grand and great grand mothers, nieces, cousins, etc. Some women may be bad but not all women are bad. Need an employee to the good women. In regards to money, money is a good thing; it is medium of storage, means of trade, medium of exchange, etc. Money is not the root of evil; it is the lack of money that is problem. True, some never seem to have enough money with greed having no conscience. What would a day be like without money?


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