Tag: British Overseas Territories

Under Increasing Scrutiny For Official Corruption, BVI Premier Delivers Longest Speech In History of the BVI

THE FOLLOWING IS A TRANSCRIPT OF A SPEECH DELIVERED BY PREMIER ANDREW FAHIE OF THE BRITISH VIRGIN ISLANDS: Good day and God’s Blessings to all the people of the Virgin Islands, from Districts One to Nine. Of course I can’t come home and not tell my people a special hello and I love you. I […]

‘Kangaroo’ BVI ‘High Court’ Holds American Fisherman Hostage With 10 Preliminary Court Hearings To Force Him To Pay $511,000 Ransom

ROAD TOWN, Tortola — New Jersey fisherman Michael Foy will be released on bail from a British Virgin Islands jail Monday. Foy, 60, will be allowed to post bail after spending more than three months in a “medieval” BVI jail cell. The part-time resident of Puerto Rico is patiently awaiting his day in court on […]

BVI Government Tells All Unemployed Non-Natives They Must Leave The British Territory Immediately

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, BVI — Тhе gоvеrnmеnt оf thе Вrіtіѕh Vіrgіn Іѕlаndѕ hаѕ nоtіfіеd аll nоn-nаtіоnаlѕ thаt thеу must lеаvе оnсе thеу hаvе lоѕt thеіr јоbѕ аnd аrе unаblе tо fіnd wоrk duе tо СОVІD-19. Тhе rеаѕоn fоr thе dесіѕіоn іѕ that аll nоn-nаtіоnаlѕ whо lоѕt thеіr јоbѕ wіll now not quаlіfу fоr а соndіtіоnаl […]