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January 16th, 2018
Willock proposes Citizen by Investment; Lottery as possible revenue streams

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- A young businessman and former senior civil servant has criticised the post hurricanes recovery plan recently released by the National Democratic Party (NDP) for lacking what he terms a critical component- bold new revenue initiatives- but has also come forward with bold solutions to fill that void.

December 13th, 2017
‘National Pride & VI Strong’ a tale of 2 cities if people suffering- Julian Willock

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- “If any of our people are hungry, homeless, jobless and cannot support their families, or pay their bills, then the hard truth is, National Pride and VI Strong become A Tale of Two Cities,” stated political aspirant Mr Julian Willock in a holiday message to the people of the Virgin Islands.

December 4th, 2017
Willock’s ideas of town council, sectoral minimum wage embraced

VALLEY, Virgin Gorda, VI- The idea of a town council for Virgin Gorda and other sister islands, as put forward by former Permanent Secretary, businessman and political aspirant Mr Julian Willock, has been embraced by residents of Virgin Gorda, with one even making his agreement known publicly, on social media.

December 3rd, 2017
‘Whites have been on the side of fighting for justice’- Julian Willock

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- Political aspirant and former Permanent Secretary Mr Julian Willock believes that now more than ever the [British] Virgin Islands has to embrace everyone, regardless of race, economic status or nationality, to build the territory successfully.

November 30th, 2017
Willock calls for sectoral minimum wage; town council for sister islands

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- Proving that he is not just about criticising, former Permanent Secretary, businessman and political aspirant Julian Willock continues to offer solutions for improvement to the state of affairs of the Virgin Islands.

November 22nd, 2017
'Irrefutable & shameful; Telecom industry in VI screwed up'- Hon Fraser

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- On the heels of a 2017 report that listed the Virgin Islands as having one of the most expensive and “underperforming” internet services worldwide, Opposition Member Hon Julian Fraser RA (R3) said the report cannot be refuted and is shameful.

November 16th, 2017
As of November 16, 2017 curfew stays the same for next 14 days

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- The National Democratic Party Government through its Cabinet agreed on Wednesday November 15, 2017 to keep the three-month old curfew in place for another 14 days.

November 3rd, 2017
‘Back on our feet? People still homeless, jobless’- Willock

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- It was on October 26, 2017 when Premier Dr The Honourable D. Orlando Smith (AL) controversially stated that the Territory is back on its feet and open for business.

November 1st, 2017
Willock warns against borrowing from IMF & World Bank

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- The National Democratic Party (NDP) Government has been warned against approaching the International Monetary Fund (IMF) and the World Bank for funding to aid the Territory in its recovery efforts following the devastation of Category 5 Hurricane Irma on September 6, 2017.

October 31st, 2017
Lorna G. Smith’s Financial Services industry layoff proposal raises eyebrows

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- Within the last twenty four hours many in the Financial Services Industry have forwarded to our newsroom an Email, dated October 30, 2017 from Mrs Lorna G. Smith OBE, the interim Executive Director of BVI Finance.



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