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Finance and Business

October 9th, 2019
RiteWay exceeds $20K Bahamas fundraiser goal

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI - Supermarket chain, RiteWay Food Markets has announced it has exceeded a $20,000 fundraiser goal set for Bahamas Hurricane Relief efforts.

October 7th, 2019
Online petition seeks to stop return of Dolphin Discovery

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI - A petition against the return of Dolphin Discovery in the Virgin Islands (VI) has amassed some 2400 signatures as of Monday, October 7, 2019, on the change.org platform designed to start campaigns, mobilise supporters, and working with decision-makers to drive solutions.

October 7th, 2019
'Where is the passion?' - Bishop John I. Cline on environment

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI - Outspoken pastor of the New Life Baptist Church in Duffs Bottom, Tortola, Mr John I. Cline has accused stakeholders of lacking passion regarding environmental conservation, which ties into tourism and other sectors like fishing.

October 7th, 2019
‘Fast track’ regularisation programme may be reopened

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- Persons who were unable to capitalise on the brief application window for the Clear Path to Regularisation: Residency and Belonger Status Programme' aka the ‘Fast Track’ initiative implemented by the Virgin Islands Party (VIP) administration may receive another opportunity to do so.

October 6th, 2019
Premier Fahie to meet with BVIEC & BVI Cable TV on pole sharing fallout

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- With the hope that BVI Electricity Corporation (BVIEC) and BVI Cable TV would be able to “find common ground” regarding the issue of pole sharing, Premier and Minister of Finance, Honourable Andrew A. Fahie (R1) has scheduled a meeting with executives of the two entities.

October 5th, 2019
UPDATE: Court docs say Hyman pocketed $$$ in BVI Airways deal

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI - Documents presented to a USA court of law by the Government of the Virgin Islands (VI) alleges that former Government Lawyer, Lester Hyman personally profited from the failed BVI Airways, a dereliction of his professional obligations as the Governments' Attorney.

October 5th, 2019
Vocations are critical for Virgin Islands youth

By Dickson C. Igwe

A workforce that possesses appropriate technical and vocational skills is critical for the Virgin Islands economy, and the welfare of the country’s youth

October 4th, 2019
Oleanvine Pickering-Maynard In! Akeem R. Pickering Out! as BVIPA Deputy

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI - Senior Virgin Islands Party (VIP) officials have confirmed to our newsroom that former Labour Commissioner and 2015 Seventh District Candidate, Mrs Oleanvine Pickering-Maynard is the new Acting Deputy Managing Director at the British Virgin Islands Ports Authority (BVIPA).

October 4th, 2019
‘Swim with the Dolphins’ to return in 2020

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- The government of the Virgin Islands (VI) and the Management of Dolphin Discovery are close to finalising contractual arrangements that would result in commencement of works at a section of Prospect Reef Hotel and Resort to facilitate the return of ‘Swim with the Dolphins’.

October 4th, 2019
This Week We Feature Young Professional Malique R. Fleming

By Ron O. D'Avilar

Millennials are multitasking pros and 21-year-old Malique R. Fleming is no different. He is an Accounts Payable and Duties Analyst Officer at a local courier company. Malique also shines as an entrepreneur and the owner of his very own brokerage company, MFS Brokerage Services.

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