UK minister in British Virgin Islands for tense governance talks amid protests 

Mark Battersby
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British Virgin Islands acting premier Natalio Wheatley has said the territory opposes efforts by London to impose direct rule, following the making public of a Commission Inquiry report in 29 April into corruption inside the overseas territory.  UK Overseas Territories Minister Amanda Milling is currently in the territory to meet with local officials amid local media reports of protesters gathering to voice their opposition to UK rule.  Milling said in a statement released through the Office of the Governor: "I recognise that these are difficult times for the people of BVI. I am here ...

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