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February 9th, 2019
Virgin Islands politics and the fog of BREXIT

By Dickson C. Igwe

Brexit presents a dilemma for Virgin Islands politics during a month of General Elections. How does Brexit affect the Virgin Islands? Will Brexit happen? And if Brexit takes place will Brexit be sustainable in an ageing Britain that is changing demographically?

February 2nd, 2019
Reject ‘’White Envelope’’ Politics

By Dickson C. Igwe

Now, a young Virgin Islander went on a rant on Facebook recently. He screamed at the voters who demand cash for votes.

January 19th, 2019
The Virgin Islands General Election of 2019 Part 2

By Dickson C. Igwe

Ok. Will the two-party culture of the Virgin Islands end at the 2019 General Election? This Old Boy does not believe so. However, there is a growing chorus, that party politics has failed the Virgin Islands. And that the 2019 General Election may well be the ‘swan song’ of two-party politics in the territory. Is there validity to that assertion?

January 13th, 2019
The Virgin Islands General Election of 2019 part 1

By Dickson C. Igwe

The horse race for power in the Virgin Islands has entered the final lap. Political poster boards are going up the length and breadth of the land.

December 8th, 2018
The Caribbean’s Economic Dilemma part A

By Dickson C. Iqwe

Most Caribbean countries, including the Virgin Islands, possess three economic idiosyncrasies- that lock West Indian jurisdictions into perpetual developing status, and the threat of systemic poverty.

December 1st, 2018
Poor Governance and Jack the Investor

By Dickson C. Igwe

Investors place their nest egg where there is stability, safety, security, transparency, and predictability. Good governance is critical to Jack the Investor.

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 17th, 2018
Virgin Islands' party politics

BY Dickson C. Igwe

In 20-years, the state of Virgin Islands (VI) politics has never seen the flux and flow it sees today.

November 3rd, 2018
Jack the wealthy investor: Part 3

By Dickson C. Igwe

Jack the billionaire Investor never really loses. When the global economy comes crashing down as a result of unsustainable mortgage and housing debt Jack buys bonds from Uncle Sam: the safest form of investment. Jack smiles from ear to ear.

October 27th, 2018
Jack the wealthy investor: Part 2

By Dickson C. Igwe

Three intangibles drive the global economy: psychology, fear and trust. All three work together, and in varying degrees. These three variables impact the financial bottom line of investors, businesses, and consumers.

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