British Virgin Islands show 'resilience and determination' despite direct UK rule threat 

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The British Virgin Islands have been making headlines in recent weeks for the wrong reasons, says Mark Pragnell founder of Pragmatix.   The United Kingdom overseas territory has been under threat of direct rule from London, over 4,100 miles away since the release of the findings of an inquiry by a retired High Court judge into standards of governance.  Sir Gary Hickinbottom's 946-page, no-punches-pulled report came quickly on the heels of the detention by United States' federal agents in Miami of the islands' then Premier, Andrew Fahie, on charges related to alleged drug trafficking. ...

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