Finance and Business
ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- Principal of the Althea Scatliffe Primary School Ms Marieta C. Flax-Headley has been told that she should no longer cry to the Ministry of Education and Culture about the excruciating heat in the school’s auditorium and the need to have air condition units installed.
ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- Weeks after the ousting of one of two Deputy Financial Secretaries, Mr Wendell M. Gaskin, who has been relocated to a little office outside of the Ministry of Finance with his title but no power, the National Democratic Party (NDP) regime has approved the appointment of a new Deputy Financial Secretary.
CANE GARDEN BAY, Tortola, VI- Junior Minister for Tourism Hon Archibald C. Christian has given the 3rd annual BVI Food Fete high praise, saying he is impressed with the event’s growth that has now expanded to the four (4) major islands and two smaller private islands in the territory.
ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- Calling it a problem that was “personal,” Leader of the Opposition Hon Julian Fraser RA has slammed telecommunications company FLOW, saying it is offering shoddy service to the people and don’t seem to want to fix the issues, especially relating to internet service.
ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- When the National Democratic Party (NDP) won its first general election in 2003-2007 it was because it told the people that the then ruling Virgin Islands Party (VIP) was mismanaging the people’s money.
ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- After already forwarding some $5M to defunct airline BVI Airways, the people of the Virgin Islands are now learning that BVI Airways still owes the government of the Virgin Islands.
KINGSTOWN, St Vincent and the Grenadines – One of LIAT’s major shareholder governments, St. Vincent and the Grenadines, has told the beleaguered airline that it won’t be getting a cent more until service to the island is “significantly improved”.
ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- Many persons were not convinced it was a good deal after the National Democratic Party (NDP) Administration, led by Premier and Minister of Finance Dr The Honourable D. Orlando Smith and his Tourist Board Chairman Russell Harrigan, announced a US$7M bailout of the defunct BVI Airways.
ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- Controversy and questions persist over a wall constructed by the Minister for Education and Culture Hon Myron V. Walwyn weeks before the 2015 general elections, costing tax payers over US$1M.
ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- We’ve all heard the saying, Tortola has no night life. However, when the Deh Pon Vibes show on JTV Channel 55 begged to defer and decided to promote the local hot spots at the Tortola Pier Park, never did they anticipate that they would be halted in their tracks.