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February 28th, 2018
A Black History Month message against using hurricanes to rob us

Alred C. Frett

It’s over 6-months since Hurricane Irma destroyed Satellite Dishes, toppled Radio Towers and severed our On-Air connections but thanks to VINO my views were kept alive via ‘Truth for the Youth’ Articles. These Hurricanes dropped us in a time zone of Natural and man-made disasters and along with the forces of evil and Impediments we encountered, I applaud your ability to survive in what is ‘our worst of times’.

February 21st, 2018
We have turned into team of professional beggars - Hon Myron V. Walwyn

BAUGHERS BAY, Tortola, VI - As the Territory is in its recovery stage following the destructive hurricanes of September 2017, the government is receiving millions of dollars in loans, which the next generation will have to repay.

February 18th, 2018
'Journey to recovery not a sprint but a marathon'- Dr Robert A. Mathavious

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- While the Virgin Islands has seen much progress since the hurricanes of September 2017 ravaged the islands, there are many who still feel much more can be done, especially by the National Democratic Party (NDP) Government.

February 17th, 2018
The dangers of short term thinking- Part A

Dickson Igwe

Post the Disasters of September 2017, the Virgin Islands requires long term thinking. The country must establish a long term economic planning model. In other words, a long term vision for these islands must be written in granite.

February 10th, 2018
'BVIslander must be at the forefront of revenue initiatives' - Winston E. Nibbs

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI - Arguing that the Recovery and Development Plan put forward by the government lacks "bold, new initiatives" to generate revenues to repay the loans, former Permanent Secretary, Mr Julian Willock proposed four revenue driven ideas that can assist with the repayment of these loans.

February 8th, 2018
1074 households benefit from Financial Assistance Programme

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI - One thousand and seventy four households have benefitted from the Financial Assistance Programme led by the BVI Red Cross with the support of the Government of the Virgin Islands.

February 8th, 2018
'Communication system needs immediate overhauling' - Sixth District resident

BAUGHERS BAY, Tortola, VI - During the consultation meeting for the Recovery and Development Plan held on Wednesday, February 7, 2018 at the Virgin Islands School of Technical Studies (VISTS) in Baughers Bay, Tortola, a concerned resident expressed that the telecommunication system in the Virgin Islands should be addressed immediately.

February 7th, 2018
Over $800K to help affected employees of BEYC

NORTH SOUND, Virgin Gorda, VI– The Bitter End Yacht Club (BEYC) on Virgin Gorda (VG) raised over $800,000 to help over 100 affected employees and to lend support to the VG community with their recovery.

February 7th, 2018
Response to VI Recovery & Development Plan

Mitsy J. Ellis-Simpson

It is with great interest and concern that I hereby provide my views on the proposed recovery and development plan (the “Plan”) for the [British] Virgin Islands (the “BVI”, the “Territory”) that I love and cherish. I have examined the situation of the Territory prior to the unprecedented weather conditions that occurred from August – September 2017 up to its current state. I have also looked at potentials for the future.

February 3rd, 2018
Strategic planning & high end tourism

Dickson Igwe

In the aftermath of Hurricanes Irma and Maria, and the floods of September 2018, strategic economic planning for the Virgin Islands is no longer an option. Strategic, medium, and long term economic planning is the single route to development and prosperity for the Virgin Islands.

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