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Finance and Business

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.

May 17th, 2018
‘The spirit of the people is what tells our story’ – Kedrick D. Pickering

WICKHAM’S CAY II, Tortola, VI - Dr The Honourable Kedrick D. Pickering (R7), Deputy Premier and Minister for Natural Resource and Labour, during a consultation meeting with Florida Caribbean Cruise Association Operations Committee on May, 14, 2018 at the Moorings Conference Room stated that tourism involves not just one person but everybody in the territory, while emphasising that whatever needs to be done to get the cruise industry up and running, it should be done.

May 16th, 2018
PHOTO of the Day: Hons D. Orlando Smith & Andrew A. Fahie hard @ work

LONDON, England, UK- They left the Virgin Islands on Monday May 14, 2018 to fight the ‘mother country’, the United Kingdom, over its House of Commons Bill passed on May 1, 2018 to make public beneficial ownership of offshore accounts.

May 15th, 2018
Finally! Willy T has a home after being chased out by Gov't

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- It was the pressure of the public, civil society and the media that forced the National Democratic Party (NDP) regime to hold a meeting yesterday May 14, 2018 with the owners of the famous William Thornton aka ‘Willy T’, a floating restaurant and bar, owned by Mrs Heather L. Anderson, a belonger of the Virgin Islands. Her husband Ewan C. Anderson is the manager of the business.

May 15th, 2018
Minimum wage goes up to $10.50 on June 1, 2018 in USVI

VI CONSORTIUM

CHARLOTTE AMALIE, St Thomas, USVI- The US Virgin Islands (USVI) minimum wage is set to see its final phased increase to $10.50 per hour as part of a bill ratified by the 32nd Legislature and signed into law by Governor Kenneth E. Mapp.



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