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Finance and Business

October 1st, 2014
LIME Announces Flat Rate Plan from today Oct 1

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI – LIME BVI today October 1, 2014 announced that there will now be one simple flat rate prepaid plan for the Virgin Islands. The simplified, flat rate plan takes effect today.

October 1st, 2014
‘Protest if you have to!’ – Doug Wheatley

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI – Radio commentator Douglas Wheatley urged Virgin Islanders not to take lightly their right to protest if they are dissatisfied with Government over any issue and that they should not be dissuaded from doing so for fear of bringing ruin to the Territory’s tourism and financial services sectors and he pointed to Hong Kong as an example.

October 1st, 2014
‘Mr Blyden needs to stop lying!’ – Eustace ‘Boss’ Freeman

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI – Fire continues to fly as many find the revelation of issues highlighted in the VI Festival and Fairs Committee report to be startling and in most cases Chairman of the Committee Mr Marvin ‘MB’ Blyden continues to get licks with accusations of not telling the truth.

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.



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