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Finance and Business

September 25th, 2014
UPDATE: Mrs. Karia J. Christopher in @ DTCA from Nov 3

‎ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI - "Yes I am in receipt of the appointment, I did sign off and I have resigned from the TRC," said Mrs. Karia J. Christopher in a comment to Virgin Islands News Online today September 25, 2014.

September 25th, 2014
'Financial sector buoyant despite global challenges’ – Premier Smith

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI - HDLYNZ Financial Times international news in their September 16, 2014 publication reported, “#FinancialTimes British Virgin Islands under pressure: BVI companies face ‘torturous’ struggle to open bank accounts.”

September 24th, 2014
‘One-size-fits-all approach wouldn’t work’ – Mrs Allison A. Jean

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI – As the Caribbean Electric Utility Services Corporation (CARILEC) continues to lobby and promote the advancement of renewable energy across the region they continue to realize the fact that the ‘one size fits all’ approach cannot be applied.

September 24th, 2014
‘With or without funding we're doing renewables!’ – Mr Leroy A. E. Abraham

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI – General Manager of the BVI Electricity Corporation (BVIEC) Mr. Leroy A. E. Abraham said that with or without donor funding, the Territory will be integrating renewable energy with the traditional energy sources.

September 24th, 2014
‘Never go by word of mouth’ – Att. Mr Ronald Rowe

PURCELL, Tortola, VI – “In your business of music never, never, never go by word of mouth,” was a piece of sound advice given to members of the GRATE Music Alliance on Saturday September 20, 2014 by Mr Ronald Rowe, a man who has had over 40 years in the field of entertainment and is an Attorney at Law.

September 18th, 2014
Naturalization sharply declines over 5 years – Civil Reg. & Passport Off.

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI – There has been a sharp decrease over five years with regards to the naturalization of persons according to the 2013 annual report of the Civil Registry and Passport Office.

September 18th, 2014
‘Craft's Alive a big mistake in RT!’ – Hon Julian Fraser RA

CARROT BAY, Tortola, VI – The Craft's Alive project would have been better off if it had been placed in the Carrot Bay area instead of Road Town (RT) as projects like the Cruise Pier Development Project (CPDP) and others are highly likely to kill it when complete.

September 15th, 2014
VG businesses embrace Soire'eBVI's Challenge

VALLEY, Virgin Gorda, VI – This is the third year in succession for Soire'eBVI Stomp Model Madness Marketing Challenge and for the first time its management took the decision to take the competition to the Sister Island of Virgin Gorda which saw good support by the business entities there.

September 13th, 2014
Economics - never an exact science 1

By Dickson Igwe

The following narrative is part of a series of articles on issues affecting the global economy, relevant to the Virgin Islands. It uses the contemporary US economic model as analogy. It argues that economics and politics are in a symbiotic relationship. They are joined at the hip.

September 12th, 2014
‘If the report is accurate take me to Balsum Ghut!’ – Hon Julian Fraser RA

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI – Representative for the Third District and former Minister for Communications and Works Hon Julian Fraser RA said that if the Auditor General’s report on the Sea Cow’s Bay harbour project is accurate, he is prepared to go to jail.

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