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March 20th, 2019
Hurricane 2019: Lower probability of the heavy storms predicted

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI – With Governor of the Virgin Islands, His Excellency Augustus J. U. Jaspert urging citizens be ready for the 2019 hurricane season, the Sun Sentinel storm watcher website has predicted that it is anticipating a lower probability of the heavy storm activity that characterized the past three years.

March 16th, 2019
Brexit: Keeping the Overseas Territories inside the loop

By Dickson C. Igwe

Brexit is a huge economic, social, and political matter that the Overseas Territories (OT) of Great Britain must engage with.

March 15th, 2019
This week we feature 'Young Professional' Ms Andrea A. Walters

By M. Gary Eleazar

The ‘Legal Fraternity’ across the world, boasts among its membership some of the more learned of professionals in society and this week we feature one of the Virgin Islands' (VI) aspiring Attorney-at-Law, Ms Andrea A. Walters.

March 14th, 2019
CIBC FirstCaribbean gives VI students first-hand experience to mark IWD

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI – CIBC FirstCaribbean Bank on Friday, March 8, 2019, last, on the occasion of International Women’s Day (IWD)—as part of its corporate social responsibility—used the occasion to give female students in the Territory the opportunity to engage in the administrative and day to day activities of providing Banking Services in the Virgin Islands (VI).

March 12th, 2019
Opposition pledges support for new Gov’t

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI – The Opposition Members of the Fourth House of Assembly (HoA), have pledged to support and work in cooperation with the newly elected Virgin Islands Party (VIP) government, under the aegis of Premier and Minister of Finance and Tourism, Honourable Andrew A. Fahie (R1).

March 11th, 2019
Prospect Reef abandoned, a symbol of NDP failure

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI - It was in July 2017, that former Premier, Dr D. Orlando Smith, at a press conference, announced an agreement to re-developed Prospect Reef Resort.

March 6th, 2019
Fmr OECS, ECSC Judge dies in Hospital

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI - His Lordship, Justice Albert Redhead passed away on Monday March 4, 2019 at the Mount St John’s Medical Centre, in Antigua and Barbuda.

March 5th, 2019
Employers must notify NHI when terminating staff

Road Town, Tortola, VI – The National Health Insurance of the Virgin Islands (NHI) is advising all employers to notify NHI of the termination of an employee within seven (7) days.

March 5th, 2019
POST ELECTION – Refresher history & a new way forward

By Alfred C. Frett

So many things you already know but hesitate to say: All I am about to say is common knowledge and my words simply serve to refresh your memory.

March 1st, 2019
This week we feature Young Professional Duane A. Fraites

By M. Gary Eleazar

At just 36 years-old, our Young Professional featured this week is a Virgin Islander who has impressively rose to the rank of Assistant Director of Projects , Projects Unit, Ministry of Finance, currently in a lead role in the rebuilding efforts in the Territory following the devastation of the 2017 Hurricanes.

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