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Finance and Business

May 27th, 2016
Julian Willock calls for local artistes to be treated fairly

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- Emerging as one of the voices of reason in the Virgin Islands on policies, the financial services sector and uniting the country, former Permanent Secretary and businessman, the esteemed Julian Willock, has lent his voice to the matter on how local artistes are treated.

May 27th, 2016
Dr Pickering has lost his way - Mandinka M. Crabbe

EAST END, Tortola, VI - Businessman and contractor Mandinka M. Crabbe has said that Seventh District Representative, Deputy Premier and Minister for Natural Resources and Labour Dr The Honourable Kedrick D. Pickering needs to stand up for the people who have elected him consistently since 1999.

May 26th, 2016
Statutory Bodies struggling; Some may not be able to pay salaries

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- Word is that most of the state owned Statutory Bodies are struggling financially to keep up.

May 25th, 2016
Robert C. Mayo-Smith tipped to be new Digicel (BVI) CEO

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- Our newsroom can confirm that long time senior Manager of Digicel Mr Robert C. Mayo-Smith aka ‘Robbie’ will be named the new Chief Executive Officer of Digicel (BVI).

May 25th, 2016
Doug Wheatley slams NDP Gov't for lack of transparency

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI – Talk show host and social and political commentator Douglas Wheatley expressed a strong concern for what he called the lack of consultation with the people by the National Democratic Party (NDP) Government in major decisions of the country likely to leave a burden of debt on future generations.

May 25th, 2016
Mossack Fonseca ordered to close down wealth management services

By Kenneth Rijock

MIAMI, USA -- Panama’s attorney general, Kenia Porcell, has reportedly ordered Mossack Fonseca, the law firm at the centre of the massive leak of confidential files known as the Panama Papers, to close down its "wealth management" subsidiaries and affiliates.

May 24th, 2016
2016 Emancipation Festival planning off to slow start

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- It was our newsroom that first and accurately reported early this year that the Chairwoman of the Virgin Islands Festival & Fairs Committee (VIF&FC) Kishma A. Baronville had tendered her resignation.

May 24th, 2016
Small businesses will be forced to close - Hon Julian Fraser RA

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI - Leader of the Opposition Honourable Julian Fraser RA (R3) has accused the National Democratic Party Government of causing small businesses to suffer cash flow shortage.

May 21st, 2016
The Great Hypocrisy in Global Finance- Part 1

By Dickson Igwe

The recent ‘hoopla’ over offshore tax havens and finance centers by certain elements of the western press was simply a rendition to hypocrisy, even doublespeak.

May 20th, 2016
Don’t wait until 3 or 4 years to check on SS & NHI payments- TV show host

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- Host of the Speak Your Mind television show, Mr Richard C. deCastro has urged employees not to wait until years to check whether their employers have been making payments to Social Security or National Health Insurance.

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