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Finance and Business

January 21st, 2019
Production and Distribution

By Donald E. de Castro

Another election day will soon be here and one of the many concerns of a large per cent of the residents, especially on Tortola, is that of water and the name Bi-Water always comes up.

January 21st, 2019
‘Do not cast your votes the wrong way’ – Hon Walwyn

VALLEY, Virgin Gorda, VI – Leader and Chairman of the National Democratic Party (NDP 1), Hon Myron V. Walwyn (AL) is encouraging citizens to vote on issues rather than following party politics, given the current situation in the Virgin Islands (VI), post-Irma and Maria of 2017.

January 20th, 2019
‘A vote for me is a vote for you’ - Kye M. Rymer to D5

HUNTUMS GHUT, Tortola, VI – Virgin Islands Party (VIP) Candidate for District 5, Mr Kye M. Rymer is promising to put the needs of his district first in his quest to become representative of the Huntums Ghut area at the upcoming 2019 General Elections in the Virgin Islands.

January 19th, 2019
VIP’s Flax-Charles proposes more tourism products

MARIA’S BY THE SEA, Road Town, Tortola, VI - At-Large candidate under the Virgin Islands Party (VIP), Ms Shereen D. Flax-Charles is planning to significantly expand the Virgin Islands (VI) tourism products if elected to office in 2019.

January 19th, 2019
VI scholar issues call for more Debates among Candidates

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI – The call for debates among Candidates vying to become Legislators of the Virgin Islands (VI), ahead of the 2019 General Election, is reverberating more across the Territory.

January 18th, 2019
'Return $7.2M before hospital is renamed'-Rajah A. Smith

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI – At-Large Candidate, running as an Independent at the upcoming Polls, Mr Rajah A. Smith, believes that the renaming of the Peebles Hospital should not be done arbitrarily by the National Democratic Party (NDP) Government and should instead be a matter for public discussion first.

January 16th, 2019
VI wins big in fight against UK over beneficial registers

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI – Lawmakers in the United Kingdom (UK), are currently divided over the implementation of the Public Beneficial Registers in the Overseas Territories (OTs) and are accusing the May’s Government of delaying its plans.

January 16th, 2019
Gov prepares to fork out $20K mtly to clear CGB pump stations

CANE GARDEN BAY, Tortola, VI – The government of the Virgin Islands (VI) is preparing to sign a contract for the pumping out of a number of the 34 ‘pump stations in the Cane Garden Bay, at a cost of $19,920 per month, with K&K Heavy Equipment and Sewerage Disposal Service.

January 15th, 2019
May's Brexit plan suffers historic defeat; VI should be concerned

LONDON, United Kingdom – Leader of the Conservative Party and Prime Minister (PM) of the United Kingdom (UK), Theresa M. May has sustained the heaviest parliamentary defeat of any British PM in the democratic era, after MPs rejected her Brexit deal by a resounding majority of 230.

January 15th, 2019
‘Sometimes projects fail; airport expansion killed airline’—Premier

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI – Minister of Finance, Premier, Dr the Honourable D. Orlando Smith (AL), has finally attempted to come clean on the BVI Airways fiasco which cost the Virgin Islands (VI), some $7.2M—money still to be recovered—and has said, it was the expansion of the runway at Beef Island, which caused the company to begin to fold.

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