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Finance and Business

March 22nd, 2018
Confidential! Dr Smith refuses to reveal UK Framework documents to HoA!

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- With even the Backbenchers of the National Democratic Party (NDP) left in the dark regarding the documents pertaining to the High Level Framework for UK Support to BVI Recovery, Members of the Opposition have been urging the Premier and Minister of Finance Dr The Hon D. Orlando Smith (AL) to make the documents available to all House of Assembly members so they can get a clear understanding what the Virgin Islands is signing on or has signed on to.

March 22nd, 2018
‘Don’t carry us on a wild goose chase’ – Winston E. Nibbs

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI - “It is very unfortunate that our present representative of the National Democratic Party (NDP) have forgotten the mandate. The mandate is you have to come to us Dr The Honourable D. Orlando Smith, Premier and Minister of Finance, especially at a time like this.”

March 22nd, 2018
'I will vote for the Territory & people'- Hon Andrew A. Fahie

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- Today March 22, 2018 is earmarked to be the deciding day in Virgin Islands political history as it is the day that The VI Recovery and Development Agency Act 2018 is debated and possibly voted on and the big question is: How will the House of Assembly Members vote?

March 21st, 2018
ADRA & P3 Paper Plastic Products provide supplies for schools

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- With many schools lacking basic supplies, in addition to being in uncomfortable spaces, including tents, the help of community-minded citizens in anyway possible can go a long way.

March 21st, 2018
The Recovery Agency is to prevent 'corruption'- Dr Kedrick D. Pickering

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- The popular radio show ‘Honestly Speaking with Claude O. Skelton-Cline’ continues to attract some of the biggest movers and shakers in the Virgin Islands, with the guests on the ZBVI 780 AM programme yesterday, March 20, 2018 being Deputy Premier and Minister for Natural Resources and Labour, Dr The Honourable Kedrick D. Pickering (R7) and Deputy Governor, Mr David D. Archer, who made a brief appearance.

March 21st, 2018
'Be patient with persons & not disconnect them' - Hon Vanterpool to BVIEC

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI – As the territory’s electricity infrastructure is being restored, a number of residents have reported receiving "high" utility bills for the months they were without power following the hurricanes of September 2017.

March 21st, 2018
Foxy’s Bar turns 50; ‘The man above is good to me’- Philiciano O. Callwood

LITTLE HARBOUR, Jost van Dyke, VI- One cannot separate the popularity of the sister island of Jost van Dyke from its famous son of the soil Mr Philiciano O. Callwood MBE aka ‘Foxy’.

March 20th, 2018
Scrub Island Resort reopens; Little Dix Bay Resort closed until 2019!

VALLEY, Virgin Gorda, VI- Hurricanes Irma and Maria had a devastating impact on the tourism industry, including damaging some of the major resorts across the Territory.

March 20th, 2018
‘We will voice numerous concerns about Agency’- Hon Christopher

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- It is no secret that, like the public at large, the Backbenchers of the National Democratic Party (NDP) Government have major concerns about the Recovery and Development Agency that will be put in place by law to manage loans received for the Territory’s recovery and development following the devastating hurricanes of September 2017.

March 20th, 2018
'UK assistance was woefully inadequate' - Claude O. Skelton-Cline

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI - Former Managing Director of the BVI Ports Authority (BVIPA) and social commentator, Mr Claude O. Skelton-Cline, believes the United Kingdom's (UK) assistance was not adequate enough post hurricanes Irma and Maria, adding that the majority of the assistance went into the security of the territory.

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