Finance and Business
By Dickson Igwe
A privatized Terrance B. Lettsome International Airport is the correct policy option for the British Virgin Islands Airport Development Project.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
VALLEY, Virgin Gorda, VI - “830 years of service we are celebrating here tonight, that’s amazing,” said Managing Director of Rosewood Little Dix Bay Resort Edward Linsley on Wednesday February 11, 2015 at the occasion of an award ceremony for its outstanding employees. The company also boasts two employees who have been there for over 45 years.
WASHINGTON, USA - The International Consortium of Investigative Journalists released a report this week revealing billions of dollars held in nearly 60,000 internal Swiss bank documents from 2006 to 2007 leaked by whistleblower Hervé Falciani, a former employee of HSBC in Switzerland, said a report from Caribbean News Now.