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June 7th, 2019
The Labour Department to be renamed

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- The Labour Department will soon be known as the Department of Labour and Workforce Development.

May 8th, 2019
Buju concert expected to draw over 8000 guests to VI- Rhodni A. Skelton

PASEA ESTATE, Tortola, VI- The Long Walk To Freedom Concert featuring Jamaican artiste Buju Banton, born Mark Anthony Myrie, is expected to attract more than 8000 guests to the Virgin Islands, according to Deputy Director of the BVI Tourist Board (BVITB) Mr Rhodni A. Skelton.

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 11th, 2017
Austerity or Stimulus: What economic medicine?

Dickson Igwe

The following story is on the economics of disaster. Hurricane Irma, a monster Hurricane, struck the Virgin Islands on September 6, 2017. Irma was the strongest hurricane to have visited the Caribbean in recorded history. Its impact on the Virgin Islands meant the worst disaster to visit the Virgin Islands since the 1800s. Irma was the Virgin Islands 911.

November 4th, 2017
Over 25 cruise ships will berth in STT in November

VI CONSORTIUM

CHARLOTTE AMALIE, St Thomas, USVI — More than 25 cruise ship calls are scheduled for St Thomas, US Virgin Islands (USVI) in November, the Department of Tourism (DOT) said on Friday, November 3, 2017.

October 28th, 2017
The Post Disaster Economy

Dickson Igwe

The following story is part of a series of narratives: “A STORY OF DISASTER: HURRICANE IRMA AND THE VIRGIN ISLANDS.” Hurricane Irma, a monster Hurricane, struck the Virgin Islands on September 6, 2017. Irma was the strongest hurricane to have visited the Caribbean in recorded history.

October 27th, 2017
NDP 'hurting for money; Economy on verge of collapse'- Hon O'Neal (R9)

VALLEY, Virgin Gorda, VI- In what many described as a bomb shell revelation, information the public, many backbenchers, the Opposition in the House of Assembly (HoA), civil society and the media have been saying for many months, even before hurricanes Irma and Maria, the National Democratic Party (NDP) Government has left the country broke.

February 24th, 2017
Hon Christopher slams Premier Smith, ‘Economy not robust!’

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- The first day of the Budget debate held on February 23, 2017 for the National Democratic Party (NDP) Administration spending bill had high drama, suspicion and theatrics, not even William Shakespeare in many of his writings could have properly described.

December 24th, 2016
Christmas Message by Leader of the Opposition Hon Julian Fraser RA

A Merry Christmas to all: both residents and visitors of these peace-loving Virgin Islands, particularly my constituents of the Third Electoral District.

December 18th, 2016
VI has benefitted tremendously from over 100 nationalities –Premier Smith

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- Premier of the Virgin Islands Dr The Honourable D. Orlando Smith says it’s an undisputed fact that expatriates have benefitted from being in the VI and that the territory is a much better place because of the over 100 nationalities who have made the territory their home.

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