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Finance and Business

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.

May 2nd, 2019
Walwyn Lied! ‘No increments in NDP draft budget’ – Hon Fahie

ROAD TOWN, Tortola VI – Former Legislator Myron V. Walwyn, who made an election campaign promise to pay long overdue Civil Servant increments on March 15, 2019—on condition of being re-elected to government—has been exposed once again for trying to hoodwink the people of the Virgin Islands (VI) in his failed scheme to become the nation’s Premier.

May 2nd, 2019
BVI Finance hosts private sector sessions on Economic Substance Code

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI – BVI Finance is hosting education sessions for the private sector in Hong Kong and London, as well as in the Virgin Islands (VI), following the publication of the draft Economic Substance Code by the International Tax Authority (ITA).

May 1st, 2019
American & United Airlines increase airlift to USVI

CHARLOTTE AMALIE, St Thomas, USVI – According to the US Virgin Islands Department of Tourism, demand for travel to the US Virgin Islands is surging.

May 1st, 2019
Tourism product being destroyed by 'greed'- Hon Melvin M. Turnbull

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- The issue of some business taking the liberty of encroaching on beaches in the Territory is becoming one of much concern and authorities are being admonished to act before it becomes out of control.

April 30th, 2019
UPDATE: 2019 Budget in final stages; Awaiting Governor's assent

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI – With the Virgin Islands (VI) 2019 Budget estimates passed in the House of Assembly (HoA) on Friday, April 26, 2019, to the tune of $427.657.383, the Bill called “The Appropriation Act 2019” is now in its final stage before it can be fully utilised.

April 29th, 2019
No Pay! Prospect Reef guards got $0 since Aug 2018 - Hon Fraser

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI – Amidst its abandoned state, the hurricane devastated Prospect Reef property of the Virgin Islands (VI) government has maintained on staff, three security guards who allegedly have not been paid a salary since August of 2018.

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