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January 28th, 2015
Digicel Group announces unique partnership with Rdio

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI - Digicel Group today announced a ground breaking service with leading global music streaming provider, Rdio, to offer Digicel customers across the globe access to over 35 million international titles – as well as the very best local and regional music – all on their own smartphones.

January 25th, 2015
Despite small space business good @ new Nanny Cay Rite Way!

NANNY CAY, Tortola, VI – It has not been a week yet since the management of Rite Way Food Market opened its new branch at Nanny Cay and according to the Branch Manager Ms Jacintha H. Weekes business is already booming.

January 23rd, 2015
Big shake up @ TRC! Ayana S. Hull & Guy L. Malone Out!

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI - Word just reaching our newsroom from our sources within the ruling National Democratic Party (NDP) government is that Chairperson of the Board of Directors for the Telecommunications Regulatory Commission (TRC) Ayana S. Hull is no longer at the helm of the Board and Chief Executive Officer of the TRC Guy L. Malone is expected to demit office next month.

January 17th, 2015
'Alamo VG is for all, not tourists only' - LaTicia E. Thompkins

‎VALLEY, Virgin Gorda, VI - Earlier today January 17, 2015 Alamo BVI expanded its service of vehicle rentals to the sister island of Virgin Gorda.

January 13th, 2015
Jasmine A. Perez out as Digicel's‎ Marketing & Public Relations Executive

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- After being appointed to the position of Marketing and Public Relations Executive of Digicel BVI approximately one year and four months ago, Ms Jasmine A. Perez is moving on to pay more attention to her own business entity.

January 9th, 2015
Local snackette ‘Leviz’ drawing the crowd in East End!

EAST END, Tortola, VI – On November 27, 2014 when Mr Levor H. A. Lettsome defied the odds in opening a state-of-the-art salon in East End, he did so with a promise to his patrons that he would not open the snackette ‘Leviz’ until everything for the efficient functioning of the entity was fully in place.

January 8th, 2015
Fraser speaks, LIME caves

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI – When Chairman of the Virgin Islands Party (VIP) Honourable Julian Fraser RA, (R3) sought to challenge the National Democratic Party (NDP) government to intervene on residents’ behalf to have LIME rescind their decision to add $1.99 to customers bill for paper billing, it was taken as an outdated and erroneous representation by LIME.

December 31st, 2014
Tourist suggests Craft Alive be advertised on cruise ships

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI – With intention of penning his concerns to the relevant authorities, a tourist has recorded with much disgust his concern with the non-advertisement of Craft Alive on the cruise ships even as the Cruise Pier Project (CPP) takes effect.

December 27th, 2014
Obama’s policy of stimulus trumps right wing austerity

By Dickson Igwe

The USA has regained its position as the main engine of world economic growth. As 2014 ends, the US is the fastest growing developed economy. The last quarter, July-September 2014, the US economy grew 5%. This was the fastest rate of American economic growth since 2003. It remains to be seen whether Barack Obama’s policy of stimulus has taken the US back to the era of the Clinton Presidency, when a sustained economic boom lasted for almost a decade.

December 16th, 2014
CIBC First Caribbean now charges non-customers $5 to cash cheques

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI – CIBC First Caribbean International Bank has instituted a service charge of $5.00 for every cheque that they cash once that person does not have an account at that bank and the Government is said to be investigating this.

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