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


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.

January 22nd, 2014
VI’s next leader should be Hon. Fraser – USVI Resident

SEA COWS BAY, Tortola, VI – Expressing his concerns publicly about the state of affairs of the economy and the people of the Virgin Islands (VI), has always been a feature of Representative of the Third District Honourable Julian Fraser, RA, to the extent that many persons feel that he is ripe for the leadership position at the top of Government.

January 14th, 2014
New work permits far outweigh job losses – Premier Smith

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI – Premier and Finance Minister Dr The Hon. D. Orlando Smith, in addressing the issue of job losses in the Territory during his Budget Address in the House of Assembly (HOA) yesterday, January 14, 2014, said current evidence shows that new work permits issued far outweigh job losses being experienced.

January 4th, 2014
King stimulus or queen austerity

By Dickson Igwe

Current political debate in the Virgin Islands pits a prudential and cautious financial model, against a model that argues for greater spending to generate economic growth. Which is correct?

December 25th, 2013
Christmas message by Premier of the Virgin Islands Dr. The Honourable D. Orlando smith, OBE

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI - Season’s Greetings to you, the residents and people of these Virgin Islands and to all within the sound of my voice, whether you are sitting in front of your television, listening to radio or via the internet.

December 25th, 2013
'We must continue to have hope for a brighter tomorrow' - Hon. Fraser

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI - Representative for the Third District, Hon. Julian Fraser, RA has extended a Merry Christmas to all residents and visitors of these wonderful Virgin Islands, including his constituents of the Third Electoral District and has urged that everyone continue to have hope for a brighter tomorrow.

November 9th, 2013
Air British Virgin Islands: Flying with limited flight data

By Dickson Igwe

In an online news piece of November 8, 2013, on BVINEWS, a news story that also appeared on Virgin Islands News Online, the story in BVI news titled, “ECONOMY MAY WORSEN”,’ Honourable Julian Fraser stated that, “a major overhaul of the Development Planning Unit is a must, for until our leader has ready access to reliably accurate statistics, nothing substantial can be expected.”


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