Deputy speaker grilled on contracts

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The Commission of Inquiry has suggested that House of Assembly Deputy Speaker Neville Smith breached section 67 of the Virgin Islands Constitution by failing either to vacate his seat or to obtain a timely exemption after his company entered into contracts with government. But during a hearing on

Deputy speaker grilled on contracts

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The Commission of Inquiry has suggested that House of Assembly Deputy Speaker Neville Smith breached section 67 of the Virgin Islands Constitution by failing either to vacate his seat or to obtain a timely exemption after his company entered into contracts with government. But during a hearing on

Deputy speaker grilled on contracts

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The Commission of Inquiry has suggested that House of Assembly Deputy Speaker Neville Smith breached section 67 of the Virgin Islands Constitution by failing either to vacate his seat or to obtain a timely exemption after his company entered into contracts with government. But during a hearing on

Willock: Lawyer costs ‘not my responsibility’

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Speaker of the House Julian Willock has denied personal responsibility for paying legal costs related to his withdrawn request for an injunction against three Commission of Inquiry attorneys. Instead, his lawyers argued, government should foot the bill. The withdrawn request left the COI team and

Fraser dodges the blame for project in SCB

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Opposition member Julian Fraser claimed on Sept. 16 to have limited knowledge of the unfinished Sea Cows Bay Harbour Development Project in his Third District, alternately blaming its many problems on his former ministry’s staff and on a system of government that he described as a “legal dictatorshi

After surgery, a turtle swims home

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At the end of a quiet fuel dock in Nanny Cay on Sept. 9, a green turtle was swimming lazy laps around a circular blue tank, making a loud blowing sound whenever he came up for air.  The turtle had been captured on Aug. 25 with splotchy, cauliflower-shaped tumours sprouting […]