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BVI: Governor pushes back on OECS, CARICOM’s ‘colonialism’ claims


(BVI News) Governor John Rankin has sought to set the record straight regarding statements emanating from various regional bodies in relation to the Commission of Inquiry (COI) report and its recommendations.

Member States within both CARICOM and the Organisation of Eastern Caribbean States (OECS) blocs have condemned the report’s recommendation for a partial suspension of the BVI‘s constitution and direct UK rule in particular, calling it a regression and a return to colonialism in some instances.

The same sentiment has also been voiced by several individual Caribbean leaders in their own right.

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