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Finance and Business

July 10th, 2019
VI wants deeper partnership with UNDP - E. Benito Wheatley

NEW YORK, USA – Mr E. Benito Wheatley, the Virgin Islands (VI) Special Envoy for the Government, has hailed the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) as a key partner in supporting the territory’s recovery and development after the hurricanes of 2017.

July 7th, 2019
‘Stigma attached to Labour Department removed’- Hon Kye M. Rymer

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- For years the government department that handles all levels of labour related matters was stigmatised, having been accused of being unfriendly, unfair to persons filing disputes, ducking work permits, tardiness in communicating with applicants, just to name a few.

July 6th, 2019
Consumer Protection Bill is not to tilt scales in anyone’s favour- Sharie B. deCastro

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- The long awaited Consumer Protection Bill, a campaign promise by the Virgin Islands Party (VIP) in the lead up to the General Elections of February 25, 2019, will be taken to the public for its input from next week before it is returned to the House of Assembly (HoA) for the Second and Third Readings.

July 5th, 2019
Harneys awarded contract to provide legal services for RDA

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- The international offshore law firm, Harneys, has been awarded a contract to provide legal services for the Recovery and Development Agency (RDA) on an “as required basis” for a period of two years.

July 5th, 2019
VI @ mercy of a ‘wobbling political system in a cold place'- Premier Fahie

WICKHAM’S CAY I, Tortola, VI- The Virgin Islands is at the mercy of “a wobbling political system in a cold place thousands of miles away, where some individuals who have not taken the time to understand the difference between our way of life and theirs’, nor shown us the basic courtesy of asking us about our aspirations, wish to dictate to us how we must live.”

July 2nd, 2019
Karyn O.E. Alexander Hon Vincent O. Wheatley’s Social Media Accounts Manager

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- Young entrepreneur and social commentator Ms Karyn O.E. Alexander has joined the Ministry of Natural Resources, Labour and Immigration as Honourable Vincent O. Wheatley’s (R9) Social Media Accounts Manager.

June 29th, 2019
This Week We Feature Young Professional Susanna V.R. Ophelia

Beauty is always in the eye of the beholder and should always go more than skin deep. However, those of us that need some help with our outer glow would greatly appreciate our Young Professional this week.

June 29th, 2019
The all-powerful octopus that is the multi-national corporation

Dickson C. Igwe

Progressive Capitalism is a new idea whose time has come.

June 27th, 2019
Deputy Governor pledges full support to Civil Service Association

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- Deputy Governor Mr David D. Archer has pledged his full support to the Civil Service Association following his first meeting with members of the interim executive body on Tuesday, June 25, 2019.

June 26th, 2019
Legislation coming to ban Styrofoam & single-use plastics- Hon Malone

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- Legislation to ban polystyrene foam (PSF), which is commonly known as Styrofoam, and single-use plastics in the Virgin Islands will soon be brought to the House of Assembly (HoA).

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