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Finance and Business

December 6th, 2019
'Story of the Five Besties'- 11-year-old Chelsea A. E. Simpson pens first book

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI - When 11-year-old Chelsea A. E. Simpson of Cedar International School launches her illustrated children's book entitled “Story of the Five Besties” on December 12, 2019, it will be the first publication for the young second-generation author.

December 6th, 2019
Off to a good start! Xmas on DeCastro St attracts 50 vendors

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- City Manager Janice E. L. Brathwaite-Edwards said the Christmas on DeCastro Street event is off to a good start, with its largest-ever vendor turnout of 50.

December 5th, 2019
USVI Governor wants to legalise marijuana to raise urgently needed funds

VI CONSORTIUM

CHRISTIANSTED, St Croix, USVI - Governor Albert Bryan Jr believes legalising marijuana for recreational use in the US Virgin Islands (USVI) could provide enough funding to save the Government Employees’ Retirement System (G.E.R.S), the beleaguered, government-run pension plan that is on life support and is projected to collapse in a few years.

December 5th, 2019
Digital technology can be a driver to stimulate VI economy- Premier Fahie

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI - Speaking at the December 3, 2019 opening of the ‘BVI's Digital Economy symposium’ at Maria’s by the Sea, Premier and Minister of Finance, Honourable Andrew A. Fahie (R1) said the Virgin Islands (VI) has an opportunity to use digital currency as an economic driver that can stimulate its economy.

December 5th, 2019
Harneys wins five awards at BVI Financial Services Gala

SCRUB ISLAND, VI- Harneys are proud to announce that we have been named Corporate Service Provider of the Year, Litigation Practice of the Year, and Tech Savvy Firm of the Year, at the BVI Financial Services Gala Awards Dinner held at Scrub Island Resort in the Virgin Islands (VI) on November 28, 2019.

December 3rd, 2019
Internet service must improve ‘even if it means inviting new players’- Premier Fahie

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- With unreliable internet service despite the high costs a bugbear for ordinary citizens as well as businesses, and now the Government of the Virgin Islands seeking to embrace technology and innovation as opportunities for development of the economy, internet service providers have been put on notice to get their act together or risk seeing additional competition entering the market in the Virgin Islands (VI).

December 3rd, 2019
VI Gov’t inks border management contract with Canadian firm

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- Deputy Premier and Minister for Natural Resources, Labour and Immigration, Honourable Vincent O. Wheatley (R9) has said with the contract signing of a new modern border management system, immigration will finally be under control in the Virgin Islands.

December 2nd, 2019
Water & Sewerage rolling out digital meters

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- Director of the Water and Sewerage Department, Mrs Perline R. Scatliffe Leonard has announced that the initial management training is complete for the operation of the ultrasonic water meter Kamstrup FlowIQ 2100.

December 2nd, 2019
Gov't retains Martin Kenney & Co in $7.2M BVI Airways probe

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI - The Virgin Islands Government, headed by Premier and Minister of Finance, Hon Andrew A. Fahie (R1) has retained the services of Martin Kenney & Co Solicitors to go after the missing $7.2M in the BVI Airways case filed in New York on June 14, 2019.

December 2nd, 2019
Gov't looking to eliminate 'fossil fuel' cars - Premier Fahie

ROAD TOWN, Tortola VI - With 2020 less than a month away, Premier and Minister of Finance, Hon Andrew A. Fahie (R1) has indicated that in the new year, his government will intensify efforts to move away from fossil fuel use in cars, as the Virgin Islands (VI) heads towards a greener future.

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