UK Minister to Discuss COI Recommendations

Sunday, 1 May 2022 - 8:52pm

Today, Minister for the Overseas Territory, the Rt. Hon. Amanda Milling, arrives in the British Virgin Islands for discussions following the early publication of the Commission of Inquiry Report.

Statement By Acting Premier Wheatley On The Commission Of Inquiry Report Recommendations

Friday, 29 April 2022 - 2:27pm

Earlier this morning, His Excellency the Governor Mr. John Rankin, CMG made the Commission of Inquiry report public. I was afforded the opportunity to receive a copy from the Governor yesterday and began reviewing the report. The entire document is quite long, but the recommendations can be read without taking up too much time.

Statement By His Excellency The Governor John Rankin, Cmg Regarding The Commission Of Inquiry Report

Friday, 29 April 2022 - 1:38pm

Let me welcome you all to this morning’s press conference.

I, like many of you, have been shocked by the arrest of Premier Fahie with whom I have worked as Governor over the past 16 months. I know this community is a small but proud one, and I know you care deeply about the reputation of this great Territory. Rule of law, transparency, accountability and good governance are and must be the foundations of a Territory’s reputation.

Statement by Acting Premier Wheatley - April 28, 2022

Friday, 29 April 2022 - 1:28pm

Good evening fellow Virgin Islanders,

As you are aware from news reports, Premier and Minister of Finance Hon. Andrew A. Fahie and Managing Director of the BVI Ports Authority Mrs. Olivane Maynard, have been detained in Miami by the United States Drug Enforcement Administration on alleged charges of conspiracy to import a controlled substance and money laundering.

Statement From Governor Of The British Virgin Islands Mr. John Rankin CMG - April 28, 2022

Thursday, 28 April 2022 - 3:55pm

I would like to provide an update to the people of the British Virgin Islands on recent law enforcement action taken by the United States Drug Enforcement Agency about which I have been informed today.

Statement from Governor John Rankin CMG on April 21

Thursday, 21 April 2022 - 1:41pm

In my statement of 5 April on the Commission of Inquiry (COI) Report I said I would provide a further update after Easter.

Statement by Premier Fahie - Update on Current Matters 8 April, 2022

Friday, 8 April 2022 - 1:04pm

Welcome to another One on One bi-weekly press conference, where your Government continues to provide regular updates on the work that we are doing to further strengthen the resilience of our islands and to improve the quality of life for all our citizens, as well as to facilitate questions from the media.

Statement By Premier Fahie On The Submission Of The Commission Of Inquiry Report

Tuesday, 5 April 2022 - 4:09pm

Good day and God’s blessing to All. On 4th April 2022, His Excellency the Governor John J. Rankin CMG kindly informed me of his receipt of the Commission of Inquiry (COI) report from Sir Gary Hickinbottom. I thanked the Governor for his update.

Press Statement From Governor Rankin - Commission Of Inquiry Report Update

Tuesday, 5 April 2022 - 3:31pm

Yesterday, 4 April, I received the Commission of Inquiry Report from Commissioner Sir Gary Hickinbottom. I am extremely grateful to him and his team for their hard work over the last 15 months. I believe that they have carried out a valuable service for the people of the British Virgin Islands.

Self-Governance Assessment Of The Virgin Islands

Tuesday, 29 March 2022 - 12:10pm

International expert on Governance Dr. Carlyle Corbin will make an official presentation of the independent Self-Governance Assessment of the Virgin Islands in an interview today.