Got TIPS or BREAKING NEWS? Please call 545-3572; ads call 440-6666

News

November 24th, 2015
Economy doing well! – Premier Smith

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI – We remember very well when Premier and Minister of Finance Dr The Honourable D. Orlando Smith became the butt of jokes in 2013 when he claimed that the economy was robust, before back pedaling on his own statements. Now again, contrary to reports on the ground and from the ordinary man, Premier Smith has claimed that the Virgin Islands economy is “doing well” even while acknowledging that there were delays in some persons being paid.

May 29th, 2015
'VIP will cut taxes'- ‘Juggy’ Harrigan

BELLE VUE, Tortola, VI – Virgin Islands Party (VIP) candidate for the Sixth District Elvis ‘Juggy’ Harrigan said a Virgin Islands Party (VIP) in Government would provide tax breaks to put money in people’s pockets and to get the economy going again.

May 26th, 2015
Local fishermen’s rights being violated @ North Sound- Rosan-Bunbury

LONG LOOK, Tortola, VI – The challenges facing local fishermen, from reportedly being denied access to fishing grounds to inadequate market, were recently highlighted by Virgin Islands Party (VIP) At-Large candidate Mrs Charmaine R. Rosan-Bunbury who said the agriculture and fishing industries have much potential for economic development.

April 12th, 2015
Are some people in the VI starving?

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- A caller to the radio show Umoja aired on ZVI 780AM on Thursday April 9, 2015 lamented on how some people in the Virgin Islands have been finding it very difficult to make ends meet due to the state of the economy and the high bills, especially medical bills, they are faced with while languishing at the minimum wage level.

December 29th, 2014
‘NDP failed to deliver after 3 long years’ – Hon Julian Fraser RA

SEA COW’S BAY, Tortola, VI – Chairman of the Virgin Islands Party (VIP) Honourable Julian Fraser RA (R3) said that after three long years of the National Democratic Party (NDP) in office, “we continue to see an administration that has failed to deliver on its campaign promises, while at the same time continuing to blame the past government for its failures, even though the facts are different.”

December 22nd, 2014
‘BVI economy grown over two years’ – Premier Smith

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI – In the face of continued loud cries of hardship with no sight of betterment being seen by many across the Territory and especially since the National Democratic Party (NDP) Government has stepped back into power Premier and Minister of Finance Dr the Honourable D Orlando Smith continues to insist that there has been significant growth in the Virgin Islands.

August 29th, 2014
Brazil's economy falls into recession, latest figures show

BBC NEWS

Brazil has fallen into recession, just a month before the general election, latest figures show.

August 23rd, 2014
Virgin Islands media: friend or foe – part 2

By Dickson Igwe

A section of the Virgin Islands establishment appears weary of the media. This weariness is especially so with the online blogs. However, in this Old Boy’s opinion, it is good politics to allow the media free reign, within the acceptable social and legal parameters.

May 20th, 2014
Hon Fraser to host public meeting in SCB on Thursday

SEA COWS BAY, Tortola, VI – Representative for the Third District Hon Julian Fraser RA will on Thursday May 22, 2014 hold a public meeting where he intends to update his constituents on a number of pressing issues pertaining to the District and the Territory.

May 9th, 2014
Pelican Gate pupils experience career day

WEST END, Tortola, VI – The Pelican Gate School in West End, Tortola today May 9, 2014 held a career day for its students where they had an opportunity not only to dress in the apparel of their career choice but to learn how those jobs impact the Virgin Islands economy.

Weather


Follow Us On