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Finance and Business

February 20th, 2018
Service at the Post Office

Donald E. de Castro

“Too old to be intimidated”

We all understand why laws are made and in addition to the laws, regulations and policies are also put in place in conjunction with the laws. However, at times, I, like many of you are at a lost when we encounter situations with many government services that we find difficult to understand.

February 19th, 2018
Residents, Visitors, Immigration, Ports & Customs staff get rainy welcome

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- It was our newsroom that first and accurately reported on the poor and inhumane working conditions for Immigration, Customs and Treasury staff at West End on Tortola, where civil servants are forced to work under an open tent.

February 19th, 2018
11,700 firms in VI own UK properties- BBC analysis

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI - As the European countries especially seek to discredit the legitimate financial services industry of the Virgin Islands, often labelling it a 'tax haven', BBC News recently published that it found a quarter of properties in England and Wales are owned by firms registered in the VI.

February 18th, 2018
O’Neal Webster has new Managing Partner, Vanessa King

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- O’Neal Webster is pleased to announce that Vanessa King, corporate, commercial, and trusts and estates attorney, stepped into the managing partner role for the law firm as of February 1, 2018.

February 18th, 2018
Portions of Lee Road on VG remain deplorable

VALLEY, Virgin Gorda, VI- Over the past months, many media articles and social network posts have appeared about the poor roads on Tortola, many with gigantic potholes, pools of muddy water and many vehicles have been stuck in the potholes from East End to West End.

February 17th, 2018
The dangers of short term thinking- Part A

Dickson Igwe

Post the Disasters of September 2017, the Virgin Islands requires long term thinking. The country must establish a long term economic planning model. In other words, a long term vision for these islands must be written in granite.

February 16th, 2018
‘Things being implemented by UK right on top of us’- Hon Fahie

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- Ever since the publication of sections of the letter called ‘High Level Framework for UK support to the BVI Hurricane Recovery’ written to the Premier and Minister of Finance, Dr The Honourable D. Orlando Smith (AL), many persons speculated that there was much more going on that residents were not being made aware of.

February 14th, 2018
'Formation of Interim Board opens itself up for collusion' - Hon Andrew A. Fahie

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI - Arguing that the House of Assembly (HoA) has not approved the Recovery Agency Board stipulated by the United Kingdom (UK), Honourable Andrew A. Fahie (R1), Opposition Leader and First District Representative, is questioning why positions for the board are being advertised in local newspapers.

February 13th, 2018
Julian Willock explains National Lottery System as revenue stream

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- Former Permanent Secretary, businessman and political aspirant Mr Julian Willock has expanded on one of four revenue initiatives he first brought to the public’s attention last month.

February 13th, 2018
Sweet Heart Deals! TAG offering ‘lowest prices’ & more in February

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- As emotions of love fill the Valentine season, Tortola Auto Group (TAG) has launched the annual Sweet Heart Deals promotion for the month of February with cash back opportunities on bank payments, dinners and discount prices on gold jewelry from participating partners.



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