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Finance and Business

February 27th, 2019
Hon Shereen D. Flax-Charles – VG’s first Female Legislator

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI - Described as a “Red Letter” night in the Virgin Island (VI), the results of the 2019 General Election that saw the people voting for change with the Virgin Islands Party (VIP), also recorded some firsts, of the 8 elected from the VIP’s 2019 slate, Hon Shereen D. Flax-Charles (AL) became the first female legislator from the sister island of Virgin Gorda (VG).

February 21st, 2019
UK Report: OTs should remove belongership status, legalise same-sex marriage

LONDON, United Kingdom - A United Kingdom (UK) parliamentary committee report is calling on the Theresa May-led administration to set a date for all Overseas Territories (OTs) to remove belongership status, legalise same-sex marriages and implement the public beneficial ownership registries.

February 21st, 2019
Agriculture and fishing can boost VI economy – Hon Fraser

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI – Chairman of Progressives United (PU), Hon Julian Fraser RA (R3) says that under a PU government in to Virgin Islands (VI) the group will aggressively peruse agriculture as a means of lowering import bills and creating new revenue streams for the territory, which is badly needed at this time.

February 20th, 2019
Legacy Auto Sales brings Continental Tires to VI

POCKWOOD POND, Tortola, VI – Tortola based Legacy Auto Sales is introducing a new line of tires to the people of the Virgin Islands, one that is assured to last 2 to 3 times longer and is much tougher than economy brands, in addition to having far less road noise and superior traction.

February 18th, 2019
USVI stays on EU blacklist; Territory says not worried

VI CONSORTIUM

ST. JOHN, USVI — The European Commission has kept the United States Virgin Islands (USVI) on its list of blacklisted nations as of 2019, deeming the US territory a tax haven.

February 18th, 2019
Walwyn promises Civil Servant increments if NDP is elected

CANE GARDEN BAY, Tortola, VI - Civil Servants can look forward to receiving their long overdue increment monies no later than March 15, 2019, an assurance given by the National Democratic Party (NDP) leader Honourable Myron V. Walwyn (AL).

February 15th, 2019
Finally, Lorna G. Smith is Out! Steps down from BVI Finance

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI - After some three years plus and many promises to retire, Mrs Lorna G. Smith OBE, has now stepped down as Executive Director of the BVI Finance.

February 12th, 2019
Leaders debate cancelled, Walwyn Flip-Flops from original call

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI - It was in his new years 2019 message that embattled Leader of the National Democratic Party 1 (NDP 1) Hon Myron V. Walwyn (AL) had called for debates among all candidates running in the 2019 General Elections.

February 10th, 2019
Elections 2019: Walwyn & Fahie to clash in heated debate

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI - Residents of the Virgin Islands (VI) are expecting fire and brimstone to fall when leaders of the main political parties meet in debate and respond to issues that matter to the development of the VI.

February 9th, 2019
Better business environment under PVIM-NDP2 - Apostle Fahie

LONG LOOK, Tortola, VI – Man of the cloth, Curnal P. Fahie, running At-Large under the Hon Ronnie W. Skelton (AL) Progressive Virgin Islands Movement (PVIM-NDP 2) for the 2019 General Elections, is promising an improved business environment in the VI if elected to the House of Assembly (HoA).

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