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Finance and Business

May 27th, 2018
'Millions in lost revenue @ TB Lettsome airport' - Canya Stoddard

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI - During the 2018 Standing Finance Committee, the Director of Finance for BVI Airport Authority (BVIAA), Canya Stoddard stated that the airport has been losing revenue before the hurricanes of September 2017.

May 26th, 2018
'I was happy to hand over the petition' - Nandi M. D. Christopher

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI - It was a momentous day for the people of the Virgin Islands (VI), but it was primarily a memorable day for 12 grade senior at the Elmore Stoutt High School, Nandi M.D. Christopher who was the person to hand over the signed petition to the Acting Governor David D. Archer Jr. who will then pass the document to Governor Augustus J. U. Jaspert.

May 26th, 2018
Economies ‘built on sand’- Part A

Dickson Igwe

Countries that depend upon a single product and a single market for their economic existence put all their eggs into a single basket. When that basket takes a hit “all hell breaks loose.”

May 25th, 2018
‘We are entering a divorce with the UK’- Dr Pickering

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- “We have done everything that have been asked of us from the international community. We have instituted one of the best regulated financial services system anywhere in the world because we like to say that we are ahead of the curb and therefore we are going to ensure that whenever they bring something at us we are prepared for it…what more they want us to do?”

May 25th, 2018
Close to 5000 take to streets in Decision March 2018

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- It was a time to put political party and other issues aside and unite on a common front for the economic future of the Virgin Islands yesterday, May 24, 2018 when close to 5 thousand persons turned up for Decision March 2018.

May 24th, 2018
Parking Lot? Where is the Margaritaville Restaurant?

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI - Our roving camera caught up with land being cleared in the area of the exit at the Tortola Pier Park (TPP) and was told by sources close to the work that it was ordered by Minister for Communications and Works, Hon Mark H. Vanterpool (R4) to be done for parking.

May 23rd, 2018
‘The march is about country; We will deal with NDP later’- Julian Willock

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- Outspoken resident and political aspirant Julian Willock has again thrown his full support behind the May 24, 2018 march to demonstrate the people’s displeasure with an amendment to the Sanctions and Anti-Money Laundering Bill passed in the House of Commons demanding that only Overseas Territories located in the Caribbean operate registers of beneficial ownership.

May 22nd, 2018
TPP has the 'No 1 bathrooms in the Caribbean’ - Disney Cruise Line

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI – “A lot of people judge where they are by the bathrooms and I’ve got to tell you, you’ve got the Rolls Royce of bathrooms right there in the Pier Park.”

May 21st, 2018
$10M payout to BVIEC on insurance claim from Nagico

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- Word just reaching our newsroom is that Nagico Insurances has made good on another hurricane related claim. The BVI Electricity Corporation (BVIEC) is the most recent to benefit from a claim settlement following the horrific destruction inflicted by hurricanes Irma and Maria in 2017.

May 19th, 2018
Prospect Reef & a grand vision for the Virgin Islands

Dickson Igwe

Simple location and geography state that Prospect Reef, a Hurricanes Irma and Maria devastated marina and resort, sitting on a spectacular and picturesque shoreline of Road Town, Capital of Tortola, [British] Virgin Islands, is one of the best locations in the Caribbean, to build a Nautical and Ocean Sciences College.



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