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Finance and Business

November 22nd, 2014
Free markets & the economics of see & saw

By Dickson Igwe

The following article looks at the free market as a panacea for economic growth, but from two differing perspectives.

November 19th, 2014
De Castro peeved @ change to Xmas promo venue

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI – Businessman and commentator Donald E. De Castro is lashing out at the decision to shift the annual Christmas on Main Street event to De Castro Street between Scotiabank and Bobby’s Supermarket, saying that there was no advance warning of such a decision.

November 19th, 2014
Scotiabank, CIL partner with car dealers for sale

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI – Scotiabank and Caribbean Insurers Limited (CIL) came together on Saturday November 15, 2014 for a car sale which saw reduced rates for the purchase of brand new vehicles from a number of top auto dealerships in the Territory.

November 19th, 2014
VG Govt. officers call for meeting with Premier

VALLEY, Virgin Gorda, VI – Following this news site's recent publication of a story highlighting issues of work being taken away from the Virgin Gorda (VG) BVI Tourist Board (BVITB) office, several other persons from other government offices on the Sister Islands have complained to us regarding the same problem.

November 18th, 2014
TAA to the rescue! – Roadside assistance business launched

FISH BAY, Tortola, VI – “There is no need for anyone to be complaining that they have been stranded for long times not knowing who to call or where to go should they end up in an emergency with their vehicle because The Tortola Automobile Association (TAA) is the only 24 hour roadside assistance company in Tortola. We are new on the block.”

November 18th, 2014
EXCLUSIVE: Delta Petroleum gas price steadily dropping

PURCELL, Tortola, VI – Over the past three weeks customers of Delta Petroleum can attest to be paying less for more as the price for gasoline at those stations across the Territory has been on a constant downward spiral especially over the past three weeks.

November 18th, 2014
Premier Smith throws angry words @ public in 2015 Budget Address!

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI - While the people of the Virgin Islands were looking for a message of hope, new ideas, improvement in their quality of life and relief from their personal financial hardship along with ways to raise their standard of living Premier and Minister of Finance Dr the Honourable D. Orlando Smith used the opportunity to make threats and throw insults at the public.

November 17th, 2014
Lincoln Saul is Digicel’s 1st Xmas surprise winner

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI – All customers of Digicel BVI came in for showers of praise as Lincoln Saul collected his $1,000 cheque this morning November 17, 2014 from a team of officers of the mobile telecommunication company.

November 14th, 2014
Local businesses join Digicel for Xmas bliss

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI – From Tortola to Virgin Gorda Digicel BVI will be on the road sharing the joys the Christmas season brings as they do their part in making dreams come true and surprises happen for many.

November 14th, 2014
'Under NDP youths are in hopeless despair' - Hon Fraser

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI - Sounding ready to be sworn in as the Territory’s 3rd Premier while holding the post of the Virgin Islands Party (VIP) third Chairman Honourable Julian Fraser RA (R3) came out swinging with both a message of hope, and solutions while pointing out the failures of the Dr. Orlando Smith 3 year old National Democratic Party (NDP) Administration.

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