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ECCB Governor says BVI Investment Club is triumphant & persistent

Sir Dwight Venner of St. Kitts is a dear friend to the BVI Investment Club. Photo: VINO
ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI - For the purpose of investing in the economic future of the Virgin Islands (VI), businessmen and women within the Territory came together and created the BVI Investment Club back in April 1992, 20 years later, with the club still thriving and healthier than ever, an anniversary dinner was hosted, where the Governor of the Eastern Caribbean Central Bank (ECCB) was invited to be the keynote speaker at the event.

Sir Dwight Venner is a dear friend to the BVI Investment Club, who sees the vision of the club and also stands firm on the platform of developing and facilitating opportunities for the economic and social benefit of communities and countries in general.

“Over the last 20 years the Investment Club has shown that they can be successful in the conditions of the Caribbean,” said Sir Venner at the anniversary celebrations held on May 5, 2012 at the Treasure Isle.

He spoke on the economic challenges being faced in the Caribbean and in the entire world.

Mr. Venner stated that in all the works done by the investment club, they are triumphant, doesn’t back down and they know what they want.

He stated that the members of the club are those who were gifted with entrepreneurial skills and significant tools, equipped to make the club a successful and a long lasting one.

Members of the BVI Investment Club awarded Governor Venner for being a dear and close friend to the club.

Awards were also dedicated to the late Hon. H. Lavity Stoutt and Mr. Valentino McBean.

13 Responses to “ECCB Governor says BVI Investment Club is triumphant & persistent”

  • love bird (07/05/2012, 14:54) Like (0) Dislike (0) Reply
    all the investment club has to do is treat its shreholders right and not use the money they made to gain polical power..
    • man up (07/05/2012, 16:08) Like (0) Dislike (0) Reply
      SCATTER WID TIS COCO-MAY MAY DEM AINT GOT TO DO AH TING BUT LIVE FREE AND DIE JAH
      • facts for ayo (07/05/2012, 20:38) Like (0) Dislike (0) Reply
        but the NDP and Ivestment Club is one....for politcal power..he ha
        • watch and pray (08/05/2012, 00:47) Like (0) Dislike (0) Reply
          The uk is watching the baughers bay plant situation to see if the ndp will give the plant to themself
  • so so (07/05/2012, 15:22) Like (0) Dislike (0) Reply
    why they think every body is against the investment club? They just have to do the right thing and they will see how much support they will get from we the lil lil people
    • facts man (07/05/2012, 16:29) Like (0) Dislike (0) Reply
      because their was a propaganda machine around claiming that the VIP and Frazer wanted to destroy them, but we found out later nothing go so...as it was the NDP who bring down their water rates under Ronnie...but it was a trick hoping they won the 2003 elections so they could have play tricks with the public purse
      • Discrete (08/05/2012, 09:35) Like (0) Dislike (0) Reply
        Agreed. There is nothing wrong with investment, but when you looked at the persons who have invested with the BVI Investment Club there are the ones that have more and the have nones can't benefit they don't leave room for the smaller people they take up all the big shares and we get the crumb shares that are next to nothing.
  • maytay (07/05/2012, 16:06) Like (0) Dislike (0) Reply
    shareholders of the investment club suing the same government of which they're part of....only in the bvi
  • Crank Shaft (07/05/2012, 16:23) Like (0) Dislike (0) Reply
    I didn't know it was a costume party? I assume he won best dressed?
  • Real Talk (07/05/2012, 18:46) Like (0) Dislike (0) Reply
    All other investment clubs in the region come to these guys for advice. Little BVI with BIG BVISLANDERS!! Better days ahead guys don't mind the ignorant noise. Anybody can start an investment club, pool resources, share the risk then share the rewards. But these people just want to blab their mouth and hate, they don't know what people go through for their dollar but they always first to talk when you make it. Eat dust!
  • Shara Parlin (07/05/2012, 20:19) Like (0) Dislike (0) Reply
    ayo think we forget when CCT was a monopoly...when we had to pay for incoming and out going calls..when we had to put up wid poor poor service..... talk dat
  • bveye (23/05/2012, 13:48) Like (0) Dislike (0) Reply
    Foolishness. Ya'll get that the interconnected "members" are in and out of government like kids in the kitchen, grabbin cookie dough? They get first grab or no bid chances on anything requiring a government OK on transfer of ownership. The concept is great, but they operate with what in the 1st world is illegal conflict of interest. That Kittian afromaster is juts the Sk&N version of bviclub-pocket liners


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