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Finance and Business

March 6th, 2015
F & M's Halal Outlet cops Business of the Month award

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI – F & M’s Halal Outlet copped the Business of the Month award on Tuesday March 3, 2015 when the Trade and Consumer Affairs Department launched its Business of the Month and Innovative Business of the Year campaign.

March 6th, 2015
IFC re-branding as BVI Finance

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI - The International Finance Centre is being re-branded as part of an effort to bring the financial services industry of the Virgin Islands in line with changes worldwide.

March 5th, 2015
‘Local businesses being discriminated against’ – Edmund G. Maduro

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI – Radio Talk Show host Edmund G. Maduro has decried what he described as discrimination against local establishments which are being made to close earlier than some others owned by foreigners.

February 28th, 2015
A privatized airport model is opportunity gained for the Virgin Islands

By Dickson Igwe

A privatized Terrance B. Lettsome International Airport is the correct policy option for the British Virgin Islands Airport Development Project.

February 27th, 2015
‘Churches play Bingo so why restrict gambling?' – Edmund G. Maduro

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI – Radio talk show host and social and political commentator Edmund G. Maduro believes it is time to relax the restrictions on gambling and money games so that the Territory can benefit from the income generated.

February 26th, 2015
VIslanders allegedy being sued in net Ponzi scheme

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI - Director of the Financial Investigation Agency (FIA) Errol George has confirmed that his agency is aware of a civil action initiated against a number of Virgin Islanders in the United States District Court for the Western District of North Carolina with regard to the Ponzi Scheme Zeek Rewards.

February 25th, 2015
Anegada fishermen not happy about proposed protected areas

SETTLEMENT, Anegada, VI – Residents and fishermen in particular in Anegada are claiming that Deputy Premier and Minister for Natural Resources and Labour Dr. the Honourable Kedrick D. Pickering (R7) has been deliberately absenting himself from meeting with them when it comes to dealing with the issue of the Proposed Protected Area around the Island.

February 23rd, 2015
Cruise Ship ‘Costa Fortuna’ stuck in Tortola’s Road Harbour!

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI - Many persons might be admiring the view of a huge cruise ship in the Road Town Harbour on the main Island of Tortola in the Virgin Islands.

February 23rd, 2015
EXCLUSIVE: Wilbert A. Mason is no longer Peter Island Resort Mgr

PETER ISLAND, VI –Former General Manager of Peter Island Resort Mr Wilbert A. Mason has described his experiences living and working in the VI as ‘Phenomenal’ but said the territory needs to change to a service mindset.

February 21st, 2015
The Politics of corruption & 2016

By Dickson Igwe

The following is first story in a series on political corruption in the run up to general elections in 2016 in the British Virgin Islands. It states that the issue of corruption and conflict of interest in a micro society is a complex affair. It is not a black and white issue, it is not exact science. Political Corruption is also a worldwide issue with varied reverberations.

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