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Finance and Business

November 24th, 2018
VI moves to ban Styrofoam, single use plastics

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI – Recognised internationally as the ‘Sailing Capital of the World’ and one of the premier tourist destinations in the sun-lit Caribbean, the Virgin Islands (VI) government, has in recent months been pushing for a greener environment and is now making moves that will soon see the ban of Styrofoam materials and single use disposable plastics, among other non-biodegradable products.

November 24th, 2018
Jack the wealthy globalist

By Dickson C. Igwe

Globalization will prevail over populism, Donald Trump, and Brexit. Why: because globalism benefits the investor. Globalism is driven by the investor.

November 23rd, 2018
Trefor A. Grant confirmed as Ports Authority Chairman

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI - National Democratic Party (NDP) insiders with Honourable Myron V. Walwyn's (AL) wing, have confirmed with this publication that Cabinet agreed at its Thursday, November 22, 2018, meeting, to appoint Mr Trefor A. Grant, as the Chairman of the BVI Ports Authority for three years.

November 23rd, 2018
Black Friday fever @ Riteway Foods & The Boys Service Station Raffle

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI - The shopping culture of the Virgin Islands (VI), has changed to celebrate what is an American tradition, the day after the United States' Thanksgiving, called ‘Black Friday’ which marks the start of the Christmas shopping season and residents were out in numbers, today Friday, November 23, 2018.

November 23rd, 2018
Richard Branson’s Necker Island back in business

NECKER ISLAND, VI - Necker Island—a paradise vacation spot owned by British Billionaire, Sir Richard C. N. Branson—has officially reopened and welcomed back its first guests, one year on since the hurricanes of 2017, completely ravaged the Virgin Islands (VI).

November 23rd, 2018
Gov’t too broke to print Immigration forms for Visitors & Residents

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI – The National Democratic Party (NDP) government has purportedly bankrupt the Virgin Islands (VI), to the point where the administration is now without money to pay for simply printing the updated Customs and Immigration forms.

November 22nd, 2018
Premier inks $200M deal for Norman Island development

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI - The Government of the Virgin Islands (VI) today, November 22, 2018, inked a Development Agreement worth in excess of $200M, with Audubon Holdings, to develop Norman Island as an environmentally conscious, luxury residential and tourist destination.

November 22nd, 2018
E-Coli outbreak prompts immediate recall of Romaine Lettuce, bagged salads-RTW

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI - RTW Group of Companies—including Roadtown Wholesale Trading Ltd, RiteWay Food Markets, Fine Foods, and Cash and Carry—is cautioning residents of the Territory that there has been an immediate recall of Romaine Lettuce and bagged salads which contain Romaine Lettuce.

November 21st, 2018
NDP inaction will lead to Gov Jaspert tapping VI Treasury for RDA works-Claude O. Skelton-Cline

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI – The unfinished work and inaction of the current National Democratic Party (NDP) government, as it relates to the regulations and ancillary legislation required for the proper functioning of the Recovery Development Agency (RDA), will soon force Governor Augustus J.U. Jaspert, to exercise his ‘reserve powers’ and tap into the Virgin Islands’ (VI) Treasury in order to fund the works of the agency.

November 21st, 2018
1 year later: ‘Flow BVI’ more than 50% behind on rebuild schedule

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI - Communications ‘giant,’ FLOW BVI, is not letting their slow pace of recovery hinder them from making their customers happy this Christmas, as they approach the 50 per cent mark of their infrastructural recovery, following the disasters of 2017 that wreaked havoc across Territory.

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