Finance and Business
ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI – Starting today, December 5, 2013 the BVI Taxi Association is expected to roll out the first of several initiatives that are designed to see them being the “trend setters” in the taxi industry in the Virgin Islands (VI) with their customer card drive.
ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI – The newly elected President of the BVI Taxi Association, Mr Karl ‘Dub’ Scatliffe, has said it is his personal view that protesting the Office of the Premier may not bring about the desired results needed to address the concerns of the taxi industry over the pulling of a number of calls to the Virgin Islands by Carnival Cruise Line.
ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- Despite their rhetoric and jet setting trips around the world, many Virgin Islanders and some in the Financial Services sector have said the ruling National Democratic Party government of Dr. the Honourable D. Orlando Smith has done little or nothing to protect our vital Financial Services industry.
ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- “It’s essentially about making the client better off financially and what we have done by bringing the mutual funds to the BVI is try to bring smart investments to the island to make people better off. Scotiabank is now the only bank on the island that can offer proprietary funds to its client base within the BVI,” said Senior Manager of Sales/Scotiabank Mutual Funds, Mr Randy Warrington in an exclusive interview with Virgin Islands News Online.
ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- Designed to stimulate and test the knowledge of Class 5 and high school students in financial services, Money Matters BVI- the official brand of the Financial Literacy Programme of the BVI Financial Services Commission- recently partnered with ZBVI Radio to conduct its second radio quiz of 2013.
Campaigners have urged Britain's overseas territories to expose the true owners of shell companies set up on their shores to curb illicit financial flows that deprive poor countries of billions of dollars.
ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI - Chief Environmental Health Officer in the Environmental Health Division of the Virgin Islands, Mr Carnel Smith has highlighted ways in which the government of the Virgin Islands (VI) can save “tons of money” if they can better organize and coordinate the operations of the GIS systems of sharing inter-departmentally.
ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI –Contractors who have not been paid by government for works done over a period of time have been promised their payments “soon” by Premier and Leader of Government Business, Dr The Honourable D. Orlando Smith.
ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI – “…What I can say is that we are in discussions and my objective is to have them continue to come to the British Virgin Islands.” This was a response given to reporters at a press conference called by Premier and Minister of Finance Dr the Honourable D. Orlando Smith on November 12, 2013.
ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI – Representatives from the USA, United Kingdom, Germany, Italy, Puerto Rico and Latin America gathered with members of the BVI Tourist Board and several businesses today, November 13, 2013 in launching the BVI Marketplace.