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Premier blasts Antigua-born Vere H.E. Browne for wanting UK to suspend VI’s constitution

- said Browne’s words were ‘hurtful’ & he will find it hard to forgive Mr Browne
Former Police Commissioner of the Royal Police Force of Antigua and Barbuda Vere H. E. Browne, left, has come in for a serious reprimand from the Premier of the [British] Virgin Islands (VI), Dr the Hon Natalio D. Wheatley (R7), right, for blasting the Governor of the VI for not activating the Order in Council to impose direct rule on the territory. Photo: VINO/Facebook/File
Vere H.E. Browne has insisted that Governor John J. Rankin, CMG should have already activated the Order in Council to suspend the Constitution of the Virgin Islands. Photo: Facebook/File
Vere H.E. Browne has insisted that Governor John J. Rankin, CMG should have already activated the Order in Council to suspend the Constitution of the Virgin Islands. Photo: Facebook/File
FAT HOGS BAY, Tortola, VI- Former Police Commissioner of the Royal Police Force of Antigua and Barbuda Vere H. E. Browne has come in for a serious reprimand from the Premier of the [British] Virgin Islands (VI) for blasting the Governor of the VI for not activating the Order in Council to impose direct rule on the territory.

Browne, a caller to the Morning Braff Show on Tola Radio VI this morning, January 8, 2024, insisted that Governor John J. Rankin, CMG should have had the Order actioned from the onset.

‘I support the Order in Council 1000%’- Vere H.E. Browne

“I support the Order in Council one thousand percent and; however, you dress it up and prap it up, and shut it up and tie it u... I, Vere Browne, support the Order in Council and the governor in my view erred, he should have already drop it on us.”

The former Chief Inspecter of the RVIPF, Mr Browne, based his position on his perceived failure of the government of the Virgin Islands to deliver. “We cannot be allowed to run by failure so, so why we allow our government to fail, a failed experiment, fail, fail, fail, and everybody come oh yeh give dem a.. look there will be a limitation to everything in life, there are consequences for actions.

“We have to open our eyes in this Virgin Islands and don’t allow emotional things to overcome us, the reality is reality. We have a failed experiment going on right now and they keep putting us against England … the governor should have dropped that Order in Council on us long time ago,” Mr Browne stated.

The Virgin Islands’ Belonger, who resides in the VI, Mr Browne insisted he is of the opinion that the territory would have been in a better position today had the UK suspended the VI’s constitution and imposed direct rule.

Browne’s views are ‘backward’- Premier

When taking to the airwaves via the same platform, Premier and Minister of Finance Dr the Honourable Natalio D. Wheatley (R7) took an unforgiving position against Mr Browne, who he said has come from an independent country, Antigua, to call for colonial rule on the VI.

“It was hurtful for me to hear it especially because this gentleman has come from a country which is independent.”

While noting that he is not putting locals against any person who would have come from other countries, “And I am not putting locals against persons from any other country and I am comforted by the fact that there are many other out there who have come from other places and they don’t share those backward views.”

‘We fall right into the trap’

“To have been able to achieve the advancement of becoming independent of colonialism and to come here in the Virgin Islands and say we must be subjected to colonialism I find very egregious and a matter I find very difficult for me to forgive even though I am a very forgiving person.”

Premier Wheatley advises, “I would encourage all persons who live here and persons who have come from wherever they have come from to support the basic human rights and it is a matter of human rights of the people of the Virgin Islands first and foremost.”

“We fall right into the trap which has been laid for us and has been used against peoples around the world for over 400 years.

Browne may have an agenda?

Mr Browne’s views may not come as a surprise to many as they may feel he has a personal axe to grind.

In 2010 he applied for the post of Deputy Commissioner of Police in the Virgin Islands but was not given the job.

He was; however, subsequently appointed Commissioner of Police in Antigua and Barbada but was fired in January 2015.

It is this news site’s understanding that when the post of Police Commissioner became vacant in the Virgin Islands Police Force in 2013, although the top cop in Antigua and Barbuda, Browne, who lived most of his professional and adult life in the Virgin Islands and maintained land and property here, had expressed an interest.

Browne is reportedly still interested in becoming Commissioner of Police in the Virgin Islands.

93 Responses to “Premier blasts Antigua-born Vere H.E. Browne for wanting UK to suspend VI’s constitution”

  • ? (08/01/2024, 14:58) Like (106) Dislike (15) Reply
    Being called to account is not the same as being subjected to colonialism.
    • I TOO (08/01/2024, 16:05) Like (102) Dislike (49) Reply
      Want Britain to take over and fix this BVI and hand it back to us. Not because I do not love the BVI. I think we are on the wrong path and the Govt isn't seriously committed to change and do things right & different..
      • @ I TOO (08/01/2024, 16:21) Like (43) Dislike (54) Reply
        You paid UK bloggers do not speak for the majority of the people of the BVI. The BVI has a democratic system and if any one wants to run the BVI then let them seek to get the people's support through the established democratic process. No one knows the agenda nor history of any Governor as they are appointed. So like most people in the BVI on the ground, I share in the strong views that no Governor should have such unlimited powers without going through the democratic system.
        • Wait @ I Too (08/01/2024, 19:52) Like (13) Dislike (16) Reply
          The problem is you still believe you own these BVI. The Islands belong to your colonizers. You have a democratic system because they say you do. If they decide to take over who among us has the power to stop them? The truth is they can do what they want. They have a base on an island in the Pacific that the World Court has ruled they should give back to the people and they just say no and the base is still there to this day.
          • @Wait... (09/01/2024, 13:49) Like (4) Dislike (10) Reply
            The problem is that you believe that the UK ever owned the VI. A thief can never own stolen property. God will silence all of you. UnGodly set of genocidal thieves! There will be no safety for your people in these lands.

            “Do not touch my anointed ones; do my prophets no harm.” Psalm 105:15

            3 While people are saying, “Peace and safety,” destruction will come on them suddenly, as labor pains on a pregnant woman, and they will not escape.

            4 But you, brothers and sisters, are not in darkness so that this day should surprise you like a thief. 5 You are all children of the light and children of the day. We do not belong to the night or to the darkness. 6 So then, let us not be like others, who are asleep, but let us be awake and sober. 7 For those who sleep, sleep at night, and those who get drunk, get drunk at night. 8 But since we belong to the day, let us be sober, putting on faith and love as a breastplate, and the hope of salvation as a helmet. 1 Thessalonians 5:3-4

      • @I Too (09/01/2024, 06:37) Like (14) Dislike (10) Reply
        Are you an @$$ or an idiot? Give the uKKK Control and they will never, ANS I MEAN NEVER, relinquish it.
    • Oh Please (08/01/2024, 16:17) Like (103) Dislike (26) Reply
      The UK cannot take care of their own affairs. Serious crime in the UK is at an all time high and they cannot get it handled. The UK economy is in a freefall and they have no solutions. The UK cannot keep a Prime Minister for a full elected term which shows how unstable they are. It is wrong to suspend any country's constitution especially when you can't handle your own affairs.
      • asking for a friend (08/01/2024, 20:43) Like (101) Dislike (5) Reply
        Was the UK Prime Minister/Leader caught directly involved in the serious crime by under cover agents? Is the majority population in the UK largely underpaid to the point where they have to choose between food and bills? Do UK citizens lack basic necessity like constant water supply electricity and internet? Do driving on UK roads simulate driving on the moon?
        • To asking for a friend (09/01/2024, 00:06) Like (23) Dislike (12) Reply
          Answering for your friend. The UK has mastered covering up corruption by just having their Prime Ministers resign like rain drops falling. One example is Boris give many millions of pounds of no bid contracts during covid to companies of affiliates and friends to supply hazmat suites and other covid related supplies etc The UK blocked any COI being done during Covid on themselves as they said they had to concentrate on saving lives and livelihood but approved for one to be done on the BVI in the heart of covid. The UK corruption is massive so they can never be the standard barer of integrity. What they are doing is abuse of power and modern day colonialism and dictatorship. It is wrong. Serious crime is at an all time high in the UK. Drugs are out of control. Obviously people like you do not check the UK news so you come on here posting piddle.
        • What you need to ask (09/01/2024, 00:17) Like (37) Dislike (5) Reply
          Rather than asking for a friend ask yourself why past Governors' accounts abroad are not checked before, during and after serving in the BVI. You will be surprised what will be found especially with the last one that left. Ask why the Governors refusing to adhere to the register of interest law in the BVi to have all their assets etc registered in the BVI while working in the BVI and made public like they are demanding for all public officers and elected officials. Ask why the Commissioner of Police is only under a review and not an investigation. Ask why the Commissioner of Police is still on the job while the review is being done and not put on immediate leave. The issue is the law of the land does not allow the UK officials to be looked into as they are over the police but they can look into and set up anyone who they want to target to stop them from opposing their dictatorship and wicked plans. There is no fairness in their rule. All who thinks the BVI will be better off with their direct rule will DAM the day they wished for it. Life in BVI will definitely get a million times worse.
        • To - asking for a friend (09/01/2024, 00:26) Like (50) Dislike (6) Reply
          The last Premier did well for the BVI especially during covid which was the worse pandemic in the last 100yrs. His swift good and timely decisions saved a lot of lives and businesses. However, whether the last Premier is guilty or not the court in US will decide. But the street in the BVI knows exactly what took place and who orchestrated it and why. What is worse is the UK while saying they were working with him during the dark days of covid was actually busy plotting with another country to set up a plan to remove him and do it in a way where the UK & Governor hands looked clean. The point I am making is these people are no better than a murderer. They sit and eat with you and pretend to care about you but at the same time behind your back they will quietly do anything to eliminate persons standing in their way of their unjustified plans for taking over. Clearly they are dangerous people and capable of anything. They should never be trusted.
        • @asking for a friend (09/01/2024, 08:30) Like (1) Dislike (1) Reply
          The answer to all your questions with the exception of the last is yes
        • @asking for a friend (09/01/2024, 09:03) Like (25) Dislike (3) Reply
          Show me one UK National living in the BVI that are in a rush to go back to the UK. NOT ONE!!!!!! They do not even go back to visit unless it's an emergency, that is a fact. The UK is a trash place point blank. The BVI has its issues like anywhere else and we will work them out.
          • Real People (09/01/2024, 11:07) Like (2) Dislike (14) Reply
            Lol please. I was born here from the 80's I spent time in the UK on /off as a adult. the only reason I live here presently. Is cause my roots are from here and I devoted my career to try and retire. If not I was gone if I didn't have a life started here already. I had no issues living in the UK
            • @Real People (09/01/2024, 13:53) Like (5) Dislike (1) Reply
              I never visited the UK nor do I ever want to.
            • Stupes (10/01/2024, 14:03) Like (3) Dislike (0) Reply
              You can go to the UK and start what you have here and retire there, so why not jet? I believe you cannot accomplish in the UK what is holding you here.
        • @asking for a friend (09/01/2024, 11:18) Like (19) Dislike (2) Reply
          Sooner or later, we will have to decolonize...who would want to be under the umbrella of a nation suffering the wrath of Jesus Christ!

          Westerns have been playing the world like a fiddle... trying to rule the world with two standards of justice! This is why Africa is putting them out, Asia is sick of them, and why their economy will fall Hard! The whole world is finally waking up and realizing who they real are. The day of reckoning must come because of all they have done to the world. They truly believe that there is no God and that there is no punishment for centuries of sins against God and humanity.

          Boris should have been placed under criminal investigation but instead he was removed from office to avoid additional scandals. This is why the UK is one of the worst corrupt nations of the world, their system has been fundamentally devised to ensure that their leaders 'especially the King' are never prosecuted for most of the crimes they commit.

        • To asking for a friend (09/01/2024, 15:51) Like (3) Dislike (1) Reply
          100% Spot on.
    • @? (08/01/2024, 16:26) Like (148) Dislike (24) Reply
      Come on people. The Governor is over the police and has failed in the area of crime and keeping the people safe. The Governor is over the public service and has failed to ensure fair promotions and salary increases. The Governor is over security and pardon of prosioners at HM Prison but only those who are white were pardon and all others refused in the last 10yrs. We have seen enough highhandedness by the Governor with the little power he has and now he wants more? Our democratic and civil rights as Virgin Islanders will be loss forever. We will fight against this slavery attempt with all we got.
    • Hypocrisy (08/01/2024, 19:27) Like (36) Dislike (11) Reply
      The Governor admitted he is also behind with certain COI recommendations being implemented with the subjects he is responsible for. So how come in a modern partnership the BVi cannot take away some of his powers under him for his failure to hit the deadlines he help set? The Governor and UK are a set of hypocrites.
    • Real People (09/01/2024, 11:09) Like (0) Dislike (1) Reply
      A single like needs to be equal to 5-7 like .you got it right
    • @? (09/01/2024, 11:47) Like (11) Dislike (1) Reply
      They are not looking out for us, they NEVER have! They are 'Westerners' it is not in their nature.

      They want to make sure that when they are ready to pack up and leave their Falling Babylon Kingdom the UK that they can run to our shores and receive the many privileges that we enjoy. They are trying to constitute laws that safeguards their citizens wellbeing. They have their plans...but God has His!
    • Bobal (11/01/2024, 20:16) Like (0) Dislike (0) Reply
      He wasn’t reprimanded! The premier has no power to reprimand anyone that doesn’t work for government. He can argue or disagree but not reprimand.
  • homegrown (08/01/2024, 15:07) Like (94) Dislike (177) Reply
    I support constitution suspended. Not only brown
    • @homegrown (08/01/2024, 16:09) Like (74) Dislike (57) Reply
      Speak for yourself as the majority of people in the BVI do not support suspension of the constitution. It is wrong. It shows the UK have no respect for our democracy
      • Migoman (08/01/2024, 17:31) Like (38) Dislike (7) Reply
        And the local government has respect for its citizens? God help us if we didnt have someone overlooking this and any local government. NOTHING is fixed... NOTHING. Same decades old issues lingering around. Roads, incenarator, etc... what the heck are we really fighting for when we say we dont want the constitution suspended? To allow the local statemen to continue to do as they please? Wheatleys biggest concern is probably having to get a new passport, not for expiration but for lack of stamp space
        • @Magoman (09/01/2024, 22:19) Like (0) Dislike (0) Reply
          The UK cares only for their own citizen’s welfare, their motives are insincere. They find or create chaos and enters the scene like beacons of light but they are darkness, wolves in sheep‘s clothing. They bring with them abominations, aged corruption and dark deception packaged in diplomacy. Do not trust them or entertain their mischief!

          The Lord has given these lands to our ancestors and to us not the UK. Jesus will deal with our leaders accordingly and every leader of the world will understand that God rules this earth!

          Let God be true, and every human being a liar. As it is written: So that you may be proved right when you speak and prevail when you judge. Romans 3:4
    • what a pity (08/01/2024, 16:40) Like (31) Dislike (34) Reply
      No one with sense can ever support the suspension of a constitution. No matter how one looks at it it is wrong. The UK have the Caribbean people as possession and not people..
      • Not surprised (08/01/2024, 21:29) Like (103) Dislike (7) Reply
        Not surprised Mr. Browne would support the suspension of the constitution. Antigua sold out Honorable Marcus Garvey for a bag of rice, he sell us out for $3. Dan shame
  • Hellzzzzzz to the No (08/01/2024, 15:10) Like (65) Dislike (40) Reply
    He will never become Commissioner of Police in these parts if that is his agenda. I don’t care if he lived/lives here or owns property here. HELLZZZZZZZ NO.
  • Lb (08/01/2024, 15:14) Like (135) Dislike (42) Reply
    Let he go back to Antigua
    • Relax Premier... (08/01/2024, 16:02) Like (68) Dislike (12) Reply
      The Premier needs to calm down and relax, be more diplomatic and cut the blatant insults out. Mr. Vere Brown asked two questions in the most polite of ways..The premier didn't answer either one..But got hot and angry....All Caribbean People are African people, all of our fore parents toiled these lands..No need to divide us and insults us. Yet he is still saying that he is going to OECS and Caribbean leaders for help against Britain. He can't continue to used people he doesn't care for at and for biz convenience..
      • @Relax Premier... (08/01/2024, 16:34) Like (37) Dislike (24) Reply
        Any country or person who supports or promotes suspension of any country's constitution is clearly saying they support colonialism, dictatorship, and anti democracy. It is as simple as that.
    • Lb (08/01/2024, 16:27) Like (23) Dislike (5) Reply
      They forget when they were covering for son's wrong doing for years.
    • here we go again (08/01/2024, 16:41) Like (17) Dislike (7) Reply
      The UK masters in getting us to fight each other and not them. They have been doing this from slavery days. For them it is not about JUSTICE but rather JUST US the people of the BVI. That's sad.
    • Pat Mc Groin (08/01/2024, 17:08) Like (33) Dislike (18) Reply
      Why? Because he has the courage to speak up and voice his opionion..
      We need help and leadership, a blind man can see that.
    • @Lb (08/01/2024, 19:22) Like (1) Dislike (1) Reply
  • childish (08/01/2024, 15:54) Like (48) Dislike (18) Reply
    Before this man look at the deeper problem he has a problem with what someone say. Stop being so thin skin and get the work of the people done
    • Little child (08/01/2024, 16:43) Like (11) Dislike (14) Reply
      The only childish thing is a non elected person wants to ignore the democratic rights of the people of the BVI and give himself more power. If this is not a spoiled child who is a dictator then what is.
      • Ironic (08/01/2024, 20:51) Like (29) Dislike (5) Reply
        It's his democratic right to voice his opinion, why the premier upset for the man opinion?
  • Wrong (08/01/2024, 15:58) Like (82) Dislike (31) Reply
    Vere H.E. Browne is 100% correct. The premier seems to think that because he was elected, everything he wants is what the people want. He could not be more wrong.
    • To wrong (08/01/2024, 16:32) Like (26) Dislike (22) Reply
      Speak for yourself you UK blogger. How come you ain't saying the Governor is worse than any elected official. Look how he taking care of his kind by allowing the white UK Commissioner of Police to remain on the job while a mere review (not investigation) of his conduct on allegations of wrong doing is being done. Meanwhile all local & Caribbean people who are public officers and are accused of allegations of wrong doing are arrested, removed from their job, and have to fight for their freedom in the courts. The Governor clearly have no regard for true democracy and our judicial system when it comes to him and his kind. HELL NO TO ANY SUSPENSION OF ANY CONSTITUTION.
      • To 'To wrong' (08/01/2024, 20:47) Like (19) Dislike (18) Reply
        Just because I can spell does not mean I am from the UK, I am born and bred in the BVI. I do however support the UK and want them to take control and help rid us of the corruption that is plaguing our country.
  • Disinterested (08/01/2024, 16:03) Like (46) Dislike (34) Reply
    Antiguan-born Vere Brown, a former member of the RVIPF and former allegedly fired Commissioner of the Royal Antigua and Barbuda Police Force, reminds one of the lady found an ailing snake along the road and took it home and nurse it back to health. Nurse back to health, the snake attempted to choke the woman to death. The lady asked the snake why after all she has done to nurse it back to health, it tried to kill her?? The snake answered quickly and simply that it was a snake and that is what snakes do. Brown is a snake who came to the Virgin Islands and was embraced and welcomed by the VI community, joining and promoting in the RVIPF. Now, he is turning against the VI,,siding with the colonialists at Mount Olympus to deprive Virgin Islands and Virgin Islanders of democracy, basic human rights, freedom, liberties, self-determination progression,etc. Brown needs to fallback as they say down Point or the Mud ( Grace Farm/Grace Green), he needs to ‘trolong and cart eh rash…le’. In Vi lingo he needs to cart he Muda s…..t. When your own people reject you, you know you are probably a horrible and unwanted.. A local boy going home to Antigua to ‘boast’ did not go so well. Wonder why?? Brown luk hay mon, we nah fraid yu, tarl.
  • D8 (08/01/2024, 16:08) Like (42) Dislike (28) Reply
    Any form of suspension of any constitution of any country is supporting dictatorship.
  • lol (08/01/2024, 16:14) Like (31) Dislike (19) Reply
    Brown applied to the same UK & Governor to had been the Commissioner of Police in BVI and they turn him down. He became the Commissioner in Amtigua until they removed him. Then the same UK lately turn around and honor him. So Brown is now a house slave trying to please massa by talking this piddle.
  • Da Truth (08/01/2024, 16:19) Like (34) Dislike (22) Reply
    I also support the suspension of the constitution and a temporary UK takeover.

    We need it as the people we elected to run the territory can't do the job nor even stick to their word. It's not just through incompetence either. They willful don't follow through with the COI recommendations after they make a deal to. Constitution should have be suspended the day of the release of the COI. Instead the British are weak. They don't want to have to run the administration of the islands from London so they make a deal with our people to agree to fix da ting themselves. But they forget our people are known liars and crooks so it's just impossible for we to stick to our word.

    Bring in the British. Only they can save us from ourselves.

    Funny how a man from a formally colonized now independent country wants BVI to stay with the British. It's cause he saw how independence ruined his own lands and he knows that the only way to save the BVI is to bring back the British.
  • home boy (08/01/2024, 16:22) Like (15) Dislike (17) Reply
    This joker is kissing the White man behind so he get a big job in the BVI , tell him cart his ass back to Antigua .
  • BOSSMAN (08/01/2024, 16:31) Like (33) Dislike (19) Reply
    The majority of people here want freedom from the oppression of the born here class.

    UK would treat us all fairly and help develop the place rather than steal all the money from the government for themselves and let their sons and nephews run drugs unimpeded.

    We need help. UK. Please hear our call!
  • RedStorm (08/01/2024, 16:41) Like (10) Dislike (1) Reply
    I cannot help to think why do people seems to have power over another person, nation, individual or groups is a good thing. To fix. Problem never it should be to erase the democracy of the people to do so. If it is to gain or control the people in different categories then it is best to erase their history and this is what most people is afraid of. Some thing that history won’t repeat it self, that it will all be nice and dandy that a master will write all the wrongs in their favor and all will be honky dory.

    Let’s analyze what is about to happened, all the heads of institutions will be govern by one group of people.
    All the institutions main characters will be that specific group of people
    Curfews will become a way f living
    The police will have the upper hands of the boys
    The silliness that is going on will be over taken by one group of people. It’s like mama says you take my Johnny cake I will have to fight for it .
    Policy, procedures and laws will become a thing of the pass. It will be new people running the show and most won’t like it. Those in management positions will wish again to experience those pay checks where they can buy as they pleased.
    No one will fix anything to give it back to you so you can messed it up again.
    The trust is broken. And change about to come.
  • I FROM YAH (08/01/2024, 17:07) Like (20) Dislike (11) Reply
  • Shame On You (08/01/2024, 17:11) Like (11) Dislike (26) Reply
    Mr. Brown showed pure hatred for the people of the BVI and the BVI. A place where he calls home and make a living for years. He needs to do his homework and find out what the suspension would means for the people of the BVI and their lively hood. This is not about the Premier he is just one person. Mr. Brown my advice to you like you did before pack your bags and catch LIAT before they end their run which is coming up soon. Go back to Antigua.
  • Farmer Browne (08/01/2024, 17:13) Like (32) Dislike (8) Reply
  • who e hut e hut (08/01/2024, 17:17) Like (9) Dislike (2) Reply
  • jack (08/01/2024, 17:21) Like (24) Dislike (13) Reply
    Mr. Brown is correct on most points. Incompetence and a blase, laissez faire, entitled attitude is what got us to this point. I don’t agree with the suspension part though. We need a competent Government and a competent Premier to move us forward at this stage.
  • Interested (08/01/2024, 17:31) Like (42) Dislike (7) Reply
    The Premier is too thin skinned. He cannot take anyone not agreeing with him. He is always going to have problems with this attitude
  • NB (08/01/2024, 18:24) Like (37) Dislike (9) Reply
    Mista premier saar, more than 80% of the people of these beautiful Virgin Islands, im not taking about expats or folks who were geanted status etc, im talking your very very oen people, they want the UK to come in, clean up and put things in place for proper governance. You and your team have failed the people over and over and we are fed up. Just fed up.
    • Talk da (08/01/2024, 20:47) Like (4) Dislike (11) Reply
      No we don't. Let thi fix England first then come fix us. They brought us from our motherland and we going run this show. We will make mistakes just like other Caribbean leaders. A lot of us can't say a word about or to the leaders where we hail from... only in the BVI every man jack can tell us how to run the country. Maybe if we go back under the colonial rule every body might find them place of birth. Careful what you ask for.. Browne and others have place to run to. We staying here and we will deal with the UK...who have more problems than us.
    • @NB (09/01/2024, 20:41) Like (0) Dislike (0) Reply
      What kind of Ebonics propaganda are you blogging? LOL Honestly, 80%? Now when was this survey circulating?
  • samuel (08/01/2024, 18:39) Like (9) Dislike (10) Reply
    I am sure most can see who around here makes the most money and who holds the biggest positions in these companies. look around and see whom have status in the BVI. Now give this country go ahead and give this country to Britain and just wait. If you think you have cried enough then go and buy more paper towels.
  • Desperate (08/01/2024, 18:43) Like (8) Dislike (15) Reply
    Poor VB so desperate to be relevant - go sit down.
  • Energy (08/01/2024, 18:46) Like (14) Dislike (5) Reply
    Mr Browne did a 180 and supported the Premier during the elections season. Why isn't he keeping the same energy? Where is the integrity. His Excellency the Governor, Mr Rankin, do as you must. For one to be so stubborn as a leader like the one that is there now, you have to wonder if it is some spiritual something he under.
  • What is this (08/01/2024, 19:14) Like (6) Dislike (4) Reply
    Old wannabee is after the Commissioner of police position. He did not get it before so he ran to Antigua he got fired in Antigua so he is back. Please take several seats and let a younger person get a chance. Enjoy your retirement Brown
  • vex (08/01/2024, 19:31) Like (23) Dislike (2) Reply
    It does not matter how long you live or your contributions to the BVI. When you disagree with them the first thing they do is remind you and everyone you are not from here. They could have just said VI- Former Police Commissioner and his name, but they must say he wasn't born here. Any contribution he has ever done means nothing.
  • Dog whistle politics (08/01/2024, 19:51) Like (5) Dislike (0) Reply
    Just stirring the pot
  • DEDE (08/01/2024, 20:37) Like (13) Dislike (4) Reply
    I wonder if Browne bold enough to say the same to PM Gaston. You and I both know you will be run out the country despite it being your birth place.
    • @DeDe (09/01/2024, 09:57) Like (2) Dislike (2) Reply
      To DeDe, Vere H. Browne is allegedly persona non grata in Waddli. Did his cuzzing family send him packing?? He was ran out out of Antigua and trying to be relevant in the BVI. He boast and went back to Antigua to boast and dey tell he to cart he rassh…e.
  • tell the truth (08/01/2024, 20:38) Like (5) Dislike (4) Reply
    Envy Jealousy Greed don't forget the Bad Mind is what got the Virgin Islands in trouble. Putting foreigners on a pedestal while destroying their own...what did you expect idiots.
  • boi (08/01/2024, 21:06) Like (1) Dislike (1) Reply
    U sure enjoy creating friction and drama anybody who know you and your habits can read modest of the bloggings is directly from your pen and they won't pay it no
    mind because they know you think that you are something that you aren't / but you could be a ( psycho ) that ain't flip out yet ???? ???? ????
  • independence (08/01/2024, 22:34) Like (9) Dislike (10) Reply
    The way to go is independent start digging to see what are the pro's and cons because i firmly believe we will be better off than direct rules. The stage has been set every UK national at the helm of departments creeping in one by one.
  • justin (09/01/2024, 00:08) Like (3) Dislike (1) Reply
    some on here dont have such chat where they were born
  • Mediator (09/01/2024, 03:51) Like (4) Dislike (1) Reply
    Since the COI I have been monitoring the entire situation based on the information available. THE COI revealed some severe malpractices in the governments of the BVI. It was not only the Andrew Faie-led government but governments expanding for decades. Now there is a need for measures to be put in place to avoid making the same mistakes of the past and I am all for it. But Satan cannot correct sin. The British have a governance issue. In less than 7 years they battled with keeping a Prime Minister in office. This shows that they have a governance issue. Now listening to the Governor on Friday anyone would believe him but listening to the PS, a career professional and a woman of integrity it is clear that the Governor and the Commissioner of Police are best friends (just untruthful).
    The matter at hand I cannot see why someone whose country enjoys the privileges of being independent would like another country to have their constitution suspended. The Governor has the power to remove the Commissioner of Police from office to investigate the matter of the leaked email. That matter has been around for about 3 months, why did he not exercise his power? If the Governor has not exercised his power to remove his friend (Mark Collins) but asking for extra powers for COI recommendations when he dishonestly misled the public in unacceptable.
    I will never support the suspension of any constitution. Vere Browne got it wrong this time,
  • horace (09/01/2024, 06:10) Like (4) Dislike (1) Reply
    The Premier jumping down Browne’s throat because of the man’s opinion.

    Mr Premier, be very careful. There are some within your very own elected government that want the UK to take over. Do you know that? Impossible, you’ll respond. But, have you asked yourself why your government is failing? Everything is in a shambles, your ministers not getting anything done?
    We need help and need it now. This administration can’t get the job done.
  • Premier M.O (09/01/2024, 06:19) Like (3) Dislike (0) Reply
    "Used People to save himself". Heritage act tuff. But he gas the same mentallity as the Premier. CINDY is the real deal
    . The premier has no business With tola radio, does no business With tola radio but runs to Tola radio whenever he is in trouble...'Cindy is his match'. Heritage has change is. Now his business and his m$oney come first. Not good governance and the People why we leve and supported him
  • stinky (09/01/2024, 07:04) Like (4) Dislike (5) Reply
    I’m with Vere!
  • Hg (09/01/2024, 07:38) Like (13) Dislike (2) Reply
    Mr. Primer you like to talk about human rights and constitutional rights. Do you know freedom of expression is one of the rights recognized by the vi constitutional order. Please, don't stress over a statement made by a citizen otherwise you are going to challenge every statements and forget the real issues at hand. Move on brother.
  • Tô Vere Brown (09/01/2024, 08:26) Like (5) Dislike (6) Reply
    You was out of Order on Tola Radio yesterday, Call to ask where was the Premier born....
    The question of the day..where were you born sir? I think you need to go back to your Country!!! and continue to make your contributions there!!!
    • @To Vere Brown (09/01/2024, 20:51) Like (0) Dislike (0) Reply
      His own government won’t hire him so he came over here to bully our Premier to get his electricity bill payment reduced. Ungrateful, his country wouldn’t give him 1 inch but he comes here to try to take a mile!
  • human rights (09/01/2024, 09:12) Like (6) Dislike (3) Reply
    Lately i'm just keep hearing this talk about violating human rights, especially from some government officials, like this situation and the constitutional review from the last health minister. I have no problem with them defending human rights. The problem i have is that there is a section in the constitution that protects peoples human rights from being forced to take any medical experiment ( like the Vaccine ), and no one stood up and said " This is wrong , we are violating peoples human rights by forcing them to take an experimental jab". Now we are witnessing all sorts of health issues arising suddenly. Sudden death syndrome, Myocarditis etc. On different news articles around the world is now showing that they are now banning that same covid 19 vaccine because of health hazzard. Where was the HUMAN RIGHTS for this.( This situation should not be forgotten.)
  • WOWO (09/01/2024, 09:27) Like (1) Dislike (0) Reply
    did you know that you can support the fight against corruption and fight against UK colonialism at the same time? or do you think corruption is only indicative black people?
  • b.v.i (09/01/2024, 09:52) Like (10) Dislike (4) Reply
    This is what b.V.I. is best at. They will take their eye off a sinking ship to focus on a glass that has juice instead of water. We are somehow so so much better at not looking at the real problem and majoring in the minors. How does addressing Mr. Brown's comment and putting so much emphasis on it improves the situation that we face. The time our premayor took to pay this so much attention, he could have put that energy into something that would help the country. Every one of us in the B.V.I originate from somewhere else. Every one of us. All who left the country to go the the United States to get their children and came back, came from somewhere. Can we just live in peace
  • black (09/01/2024, 11:27) Like (3) Dislike (2) Reply
    Every and any one (if you're black) supporting the suspension of the constitution needs to be admitted to the crazy ward. How in the world can you support that shit after seeing their wicked intentions? None of you all watch roots? Only blacks can be carried before the courts ? If the ones you want to take over have a choice to make between us and them who do you think it will be? Wake up my people
  • I am BVI (09/01/2024, 11:40) Like (3) Dislike (0) Reply
    We are our own problem
    If we don’t get rid of this ignorant thinking we have here as a people
    We will never move from this
  • Yes? (09/01/2024, 14:35) Like (0) Dislike (1) Reply
    @To - asking for a friend what a pot of bull $h1t.
  • simple (09/01/2024, 22:59) Like (5) Dislike (1) Reply
    Mr. Brown, when you migrate to someone's country, it is important to be kind and show respect. You are clearly out of place asking the Premier where he was born, amd on the airwaves. Where were you born? Honourable Premier, his mother and father and grandfather and grandmother are all BVIslanders. And even if they weren't, you were out of pocket with your silly question. You have your opinion and this is mine. When you are in another man's country, do like Patrice Roberts says and "Drink your water and mind your Business."
  • @ I am BVI (10/01/2024, 03:47) Like (0) Dislike (0) Reply
    There you go. The Willie Lynch house negro mentality has been burned into our psyche. Some pretending to be our saviors are clearly demons from the pits of hell.
  • jack (10/01/2024, 14:07) Like (1) Dislike (0) Reply
    Imagine, Browne cannot even work in his country of birth. He needs to take a seat.
  • Eldread (13/01/2024, 16:45) Like (0) Dislike (0) Reply
    Vere brown is a honorable man that did not not allowed Antiguan politicians to instruct him, presently in Antigua, some white mafias are renting housing for the polices on Barbuda, and those same white racist has paid Gaston brown to give them buffer zone where no blacks can cross, except as gardener's and maids, if you swim in the water they just get the police whom they feed to lock you up. They even lock up Barbuda local council government, and that's because we have a foreigner as commissioner of police a stooge to the Gaston gang

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