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Finance and Business

February 25th, 2017
HMS Brexit

Dickson Igwe

The Ocean Liner HMS Great Britain is heading into stormy seas. Those seas are troubled by matters surrounding Brexit? The proceeding narrative states that the UK economy is entering a period of uncertainty.

February 24th, 2017
Hon Christopher slams Premier Smith, ‘Economy not robust!’

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- The first day of the Budget debate held on February 23, 2017 for the National Democratic Party (NDP) Administration spending bill had high drama, suspicion and theatrics, not even William Shakespeare in many of his writings could have properly described.

February 24th, 2017
'Even with a bigger Budget we have less to show'- Hon Fraser

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- Even with a budget that has grown by some $90M compared to about 10 years ago, there seems to be less to show, says Third District Representative Hon Julian Fraser RA.

February 23rd, 2017
Today February 23, 2017 is Budget debate day!

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- As was first reported by our newsroom some two weeks ago, today February 23, 2017 is the Budget debate day.

February 22nd, 2017
USVI Gov Mapp wants to shut down gov’t for 1 day every 2 weeks

VI CONSORTIUM

FREDERIKSTED, St Croix, USVI— US Virgin Islands (USVI) Governor Kenneth E. Mapp at a press conference held at Government House today, February 22, 2017 revealed that his administration has been considering shutting government operations down one day every two weeks until September 30, 2017 to help keep the government afloat.

February 21st, 2017
Persons feel scammed by EE/LL Festival Committee

EAST END, Tortola, VI – The East End/Long Look Festival and Fairs Committee’s failure to pull off at least two ticketed events last year now has ticket holders feeling scammed since they have not been hearing anything official from the committee about a refund or new dates for the events to be held.

February 20th, 2017
Slide in British Pound highlights urgent need for airlift - Premier Smith

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI - ‎Premier Dr The Honourable D. Orlando Smith (AL) has made another attempt at justifying his National Democratic Party’s controversial decision to pump $7M into a defunct BVI Airways.

February 20th, 2017
Rhodni A. Skelton tipped to be new BVITB Deputy Director

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- Word reaching our newsroom a few weeks now from a senior National Democratic Party (NDP) source is that Rhodni A. Skelton is tipped to be the new Deputy Director of the BVI Tourist Board (BVITB).

February 18th, 2017
Repeat cruise visitors disappointed to see ‘tent city’ gone!

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- The Tortola Pier Park Limited (TPPL) land side development celebrated one year on Tuesday February 14, 2017 and Minister for Communications and Works Hon Mark H. Vanterpool (R4) said the investment was “worth it” and that Government wants to make sure “guests enjoy” it.

February 16th, 2017
USVI Gov’t has 2 days cash on hand left, Finance Com. reveals

VI CONSORTIUM

CHARLOTTE AMALIE, St Thomas, USVI- “I always communicate to you that the number of days of cash changes on a day to day basis. But when it’s down to two days, I think that the answer to your question is rather obvious.”



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