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Finance and Business

September 16th, 2019
'Let us come together & focus on development'- Hon Turnbull

EAST END, Tortola, VI - Opposition Member and Second District Representative, Hon Melvin M. Turnbull aka 'Mitch', in accusing the current and former administrations of acting in contravention to the law regarding the functions of the Recovery and Development Agency (RDA), has urged the Hon Andrew A. Fahie (R1) led Government to focus on the development of the territory instead of the politics surrounding the stipulations of the United Kingdom (UK) Loan Guarantee.

September 13th, 2019
Contractors deliver on promise to donate $40K to ESHS

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- The four contractors on the Elmore Stoutt High School (ESHS) L-Shaped Building Project have donated $10,000 (ten thousand dollars) each to the continuing development of the school.

September 13th, 2019
'We are wasting alot of time'- Hon Vanterpool on VI recovery

SEA COWS BAY, Tortola, VI - Fourth District Representative Hon Mark H. Vanterpool says it is concerning that two years has elapsed since the passage of hurricanes Irma and Maria, yet the territory is still short of executing its full recovery efforts.

September 12th, 2019
Premier holds ‘productive’ meeting on VI-UK relationship & loan guarantee

LONDON, United Kingdom- Described as productive and positive, Premier and Minister of Finance Honourable Andrew A. Fahie (R1) has met with Minister of State at the Foreign and Commonwealth Office, Lord (Tariq M.) Ahmad of Wimbledon to discuss the Virgin Islands/United Kingdom relationship and the Loan Guarantee being offered by the United Kingdom (UK) for the rebuilding of the territory following the devastation by hurricanes Irma and Maria in September 2017.

September 12th, 2019
‘We shouldn’t have to beg’- Premier to big businesses

MEYERS ESTATE, Tortola, VI- Premier and Minister of Finance Honourable Andrew A. Fahie (R1) has urged successful business persons in the Virgin Islands to take a page out of Mr Peter Haycraft’s book and give back to the territory as a gesture of gratitude.

September 10th, 2019
Premier Fahie off to UK to seek ‘common ground’ on Loan Guarantee

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- “I want to assure all stakeholders that the Government of the Virgin Islands will be traveling to the UK with an open mind, and aiming to find common ground and to chart a course that is in the best interest of the generations of Virgin Islanders – now, tomorrow and in the further future.”

September 10th, 2019
Haycraft deflects the praises for new Enis Adams Primary School building

MEYERS ESTATE, Tortola, VI- 2 years and 3 days since Hurricane Irma destroyed the Enis Adams Primary School building at Meyers Estate on Tortola, a much larger and stronger building was commissioned and handed over to the Government of the Virgin Islands, compliments of astute businessman and founder and former majority owner of Road Town Wholesale Ltd, Mr Peter Haycraft.

September 9th, 2019
VI on forefront of regional resilience planning

MONTEVIDEO, URUGUAY – The Virgin Islands shared its response to the challenges of planning for sustainable development as a multi-island state in recovery at the Economic Commission of Latin America’s (ECLAC) 17th meeting of the Regional Council on Planning for resilience in Montevideo, Uruguay from August 29 to 30, 2019.

September 9th, 2019
‘The days of bullying are gone’- Premier to UK Gov't

BAUGHERS BAY, Tortola, VI – Premier and Minister of Finance, Hon Andrew A. Fahie (R1) in his contention to re-negotiate stipulations surrounding the United Kingdom (UK) Loan Guarantee has reaffirmed that no agreement will be signed unless certain amendments are made.

September 6th, 2019
This Week We Feature Young Professional D’Andre R. A. Young

By Ron O. D'Avilar

Quitting a job to focus on business is not surprising but is often a drastic step many entrepreneurs take on their path to success. This week’s Young Professional, D’Andre R. A. Young, already understands the need for sacrifice to succeed, even as technology is making it easier for youths to turn their digital skills into viable businesses.

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