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Finance and Business

December 6th, 2016
Is the NDP Gov’t too broke for a 2017 Budget Day?

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- Word around social media, the Opposition Virgin Islands Party (VIP), talk show hosts and civil society is that the ruling National Democratic Party’s (NDP) raiding of the public treasury to win the 2015 snap elections is still coming home to roost.

December 5th, 2016
Xmas spirit ‘dead’ in DeCastro Street – Vendors

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI – “We ushered in Christmas with Christmas on Main Street. Back then you felt the Christmas spirit, Christmas in DeCastro Street killed that vibe and making it like the rest of the world; for commercial purposes,” said a vendor at Christmas in DeCastro Street on Saturday December 3, 2016.

December 5th, 2016
New Digicel BVI GM Kevin R. Gordon focusing on staff development

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- Close to 12 years after he walked through the doors of telecommunications company Digicel, Mr Kevin R. Gordon now heads Digicel BVI Limited.

December 2nd, 2016
Premier Smith's $92G Cadillac repaired after accident

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- It was over four months ago, on July 31, 2016 that the state-owned $92,500 Cadillac Escalade purchased after the 2015 snap election for Premier Dr The Honourable D. Orlando Smith (AL) was involved in an accident.

December 2nd, 2016
Nanny Cay’s construction project moves ahead; New marina in use!

NANNY CAY, Tortola, VI- The over US$30 Million expansion project at Nanny Cay Hotel and Marina, one of Tortola’s premier facilities and boat yard, is continuing.

November 30th, 2016
Crafts Alive is dead!

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI – “Mark (Hon Mark H. Vanterpool), he don’t do nothing for us. All that comes out of his mouth is Tortola Pier Park. Nothing about Crafts Alive,” an expression of frustration from Crafts Alive stall holder Irma Smith.

November 29th, 2016
Another late payment hits HLSCC

PARAQUITA BAY, Tortola, VI- It was this news site that first and accurately reported on November 15, 2016 that the state owned H. Lavity Stoutt Community College (HLSCC) was having financial challenges paying its staff and faculty on time.

November 28th, 2016
Digicel announces record Black Friday sales

ROAD TOWN, Tortola - Digicel celebrated its eighth anniversary with the Territory’s most awaited Black Friday sale.The flagship store in Road Town opened at 6:00 A.M. on Friday November 25, 2016 to cater to customers lined up overnight to take advantage of Digicel’s 97% off doorbuster deals.

November 28th, 2016
A journey from Castro to Trump to you – number next?

Alred C. Frett

Do you really believe a Slave Master would risk his life to save a Slave?

Some who call themselves Leaders encourage us to accept what is clearly wrong; preaching the doctrine of going along to get along when in fact this is the same tactic used by Slave Masters to convince Slave Mothers to convince their Children – especially Sons – to become Good Slaves… This love for Propaganda cultivates Ignorance, promotes Self-hate and simply prolongs our misery.

November 28th, 2016
Gov’t’s tax breaks miniscule; unrecognisable- John I. Cline

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI - Tax structure is something local preacher and businessman Bishop John I. Cline says the BVI Chambers of Commerce and Hotel Association (BVICCHA) should be looking into, especially as it relates to protecting and building locals in business.

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