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Finance and Business

May 13th, 2019
VI accounts reportedly affected in FirstBank 'security breach'

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI – With reports that the FirstBank branch in neighbouring United States Virgin Islands (USVI) has been cancelling debit cards of account holders, following an external security breach, Virgin Islands News Online (VINO) understands that some accounts in the Virgin Islands (BVI) have also been affected.

May 13th, 2019
State of internet service hampering economic growth- Premier Fahie

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- The state of internet service in the Territory has been described as a “technological crisis” by Premier and Minister of Finance Honourable Andrew A. Fahie (R1), who says he intends to urgently summon heads of the various telecommunications companies to address the issues.

May 12th, 2019
BVITB partnering with property owners to reserve rooms for Buju concert

PASEA ESTATE, Tortola, VI- With more than 8000 guests projected to descend on the Virgin Islands for the Long Walk To Freedom Concert featuring Jamaican artiste Buju Banton, born Mark Anthony Myrie, on June 15, 2019 the BVI Tourist Board (BVITB) is seeking to partner with hotels, villas and other businesses offering accommodation, to ensure guests are afforded a place to stay for the concert weekend.

May 11th, 2019
Visionaries drive effective governance

Dickson C. Igwe

Now Gerard St. C. Farara QC is a famous West Indian QC. Farara is a constitutional theorist with a successful and thriving legal practice in the Virgin Islands.

May 10th, 2019
No official word on LIAT from Sir Richard C.N. Branson received- Dr Ralph E. Gonsalves

KINGSTOWN, St Vincent & The Grenadines- On the heel of reports that British billionaire and [British] Virgin Islands Belonger Sir Richard C. N. Branson has expressed an interest in investing in the cash strapped regional airline, LIAT, Chairman of the LIAT shareholder governments and Primer Minister of St Vincent and the Grenadines Dr Ralph E. Gonsalves says he has received no formal expression of interest.

May 9th, 2019
Legacy Auto Sales honours Mothers with huge discounts on vehicles

POCKWOOD POND, Tortola, VI- Mothers’ are indeed priceless treasures and who we can never repay for their enduring love, patience and sacrifice.

May 8th, 2019
Buju concert expected to draw over 8000 guests to VI- Rhodni A. Skelton

PASEA ESTATE, Tortola, VI- The Long Walk To Freedom Concert featuring Jamaican artiste Buju Banton, born Mark Anthony Myrie, is expected to attract more than 8000 guests to the Virgin Islands, according to Deputy Director of the BVI Tourist Board (BVITB) Mr Rhodni A. Skelton.

May 7th, 2019
Where did the $$ go? Caller disappointed in Gov’t for past 4 years

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- It has been well over two months that the National Democratic Party (NDP) Government was booted from office by the Virgin Islands electorate; however, the people continue to voice their dissatisfaction of the former administration.

May 4th, 2019
The Economics Dichotomy

By Dickson C. Igwe

In pursuing and realizing a vision for the Virgin Islands, policymakers must understand a key divergence in economic thinking.

May 3rd, 2019
‘Proof will be in the pudding’ - Skelton-Cline defends $98k contract

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI – ZBVI ‘Honestly Speaking’ radio host Mr Claude O. Skelton-Cline, has broken his silence regarding the controversial $98,000 contract given to him by the Virgin Islands Party (VIP) government through his consultancy firm, Grace Consultants.

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