MAYNARD’S SENTENCING DELAYED AGAIN; FAHIE REQUEST ANOTHER DELAY

The sentencing of Oleanvine Maynard, former Managing Director of the BVI Ports Authority has been pushed back once again despite a previous announcement that prosecutors would not be granting any further extensions. The reasons for the additional delay has not been provided. However, Maynard’s sentencing hearing is now reset for June 20th, 2024. Maynard, confessed … Continued

LEGAL SAGA CONTINUES IN FAHIE TRIAL – PROSECUTION & DEFENCE TO SUBMIT SOLUTION ON MARCH 7

Despite being found guilty on all counts relating to cocaine and money laundering charges on February 8, nearly two weeks following the verdict, the legal saga relating to the Andrew Fahie trial continues as a federal judge grapples with unresolved doubts raised by two jurors about their guilty verdicts. The latest development in what has … Continued

REPOLLING OF JURORS UNLIKELY BUT NOT IMPOSSIBLE – SAYS LEGAL EXPERT

A local attorney with experience in the United States legal system believes the recent request by Andrew Fahie’s legal team to repoll two jurors following their decision to recant their guilty verdicts, is unlikely to be granted. The attorney who requested anonymity noted that while it is highly unlikely for the request to be granted, he said … Continued

PROSECUTION URGES COURT TO UPHOLD GUILTY VERDICT IN ANDREW FAHIE TRIAL

In a recent court submission to the United States District Court Southern District of Florida, the prosecution in the trial of former premier Andrew Fahie has emphatically urged the court to respect the guilty verdict handed down on Thursday, February 8. Fahie was found guilty of four counts relating to conspiracy to import cocaine into … Continued

LEGAL DRAMA CONTINUES – FAHIE REQUESTS FOR THE COURT TO EXERCISE DISCRETION

Former Premier Andrew Fahie has requested the court to exercise its discretion and repoll Jurors B and C regarding their recently published guilty verdicts following his trial. The 12-member jury found Fahie guilty of four counts on Thursday, relating to conspiracy to import a mixture and substance containing a detectable amount of cocaine into the … Continued

ANDREW FAHIE FOUND GUILTY ON ALL CHARGES; REMANDED TO PRISON WITH SENTENCING DATE SET FOR APRIL 29

A jury on Thursday afternoon found Andrew A. Fahie former Premier of the Virgin Islands guilty of conspiring with former Managing Director of the BVI Ports Authority, Oleanvine Maynard, and her son, Kadeem S. Maynard to transport large amounts of cocaine to pass through the British Virgin Islands ports as part of a multi-million cocaine … Continued

MAYNARD’S TESTIMONY INCLUDE SEEING FAHIE ACCEPT $20K CASH FROM CONFIDENTIAL SOURCE

Oleanvine Maynard, former BVI Ports Authority Managing Director, presented her testimony in the Andrew Fahie trial this week, alleging that she witnessed the former premier accepting $20,000 in cash from the undercover Drug Enforcement Agency (DEA) confidential source who goes by the alias Roberto Quintero.  The testimony is part of Maynard’s plea deal after she … Continued

U.S GOVT RESTS ITS CASE IN FAHIE TRIAL; MOTION TO DISMISS CASE DENIED

The United States Government officially rested its case against former Premier Andrew Fahie after the courtroom witnessed additional testimonies and reviewed admitted exhibits on day seven of the ongoing trial on Wednesday, February 7. Following this, the defence team initiated a Rule 29 motion, seeking a potential dismissal of the criminal case. A Rule 29 … Continued

JURORS EXPRESS FRUSTRATION DURING TRIAL; FAHIE UNLIKELY TO TESTIFY

Frustration among jurors has surfaced during the ongoing trial of former Premier Andrew Fahie. The concerns were made apparent on Monday during court proceedings, with jurors expressing discontent over the prolonged duration of the trial. One juror took the initiative to pen a note to Justice Kathleen Williams, conveying her frustration and that of her … Continued