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August 30th, 2018
Kyron A. McMaster does it again!

ZURICH, Switzerland, EU - For the second consecutive year, the Virgin Islands ‘Golden Boy,’ Kyron A. McMaster, has won the International Association of Athletics Federation (IAAF) 400m Hurdles Diamond League Trophy held in Zurich, Switzerland today, August 30, 2018.

March 16th, 2018
VI & EU Co-Chair Blacklist meeting of OCT Jurisdictions

BRUSSELS, Belgium, EU- The British Overseas Territory of the Virgin Islands (VI) was recently placed on a grey list. This means that if certain steps are not taken to correct what the European Union (EU) regards as anti-tax avoidance standards the VI will be blacklisted.

December 6th, 2017
EU blacklisted 17 countries including St Lucia, Trinidad, Barbados, Panama

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- It appears that the big European Powers are at it again, trying to destabilise the economy of small island states, who are for the most part doing nothing illegal.

September 30th, 2016
VI could face EU sanctions over its offshore sector

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- The Virgin Islands is listed among eight British overseas territories and crown dependencies that could face EU economic sanctions after Brussels identified them as having low or no corporation tax.

June 25th, 2016
Britain’s very politically incorrect BREXIT

By Dickson Igwe

US President Barrack H. Obama has had a very bad couple of days. His politically correct agenda has been thrown off course. His dreams of a globalised world order run from Davos, is going up in smoke. He has been reminded that working class white voters especially are “pissed off” with his lax migration policies and his blaming hard working Americans for the Islamic Terror threatening his country. His idea that it is guns and not the hatred of radical Jihadists that is killing US innocents

September 12th, 2015
Germany prepares for 40,000 migrants

BBC NEWS

Some 40,000 migrants could arrive in Germany over the next two days, officials say - double the number who entered the country last weekend.

June 24th, 2015
'EU blacklist is old news'- Premier Smith

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI - Premier and Minister of Finance Dr The Honourable D. Orlando Smith yesterday June 23, 2015 brushed aside the concerns of Honourable Julian Fraser RA (R1)who pointed out that shortly after the National Democratic Party’s (NDP) overwhelming victory, the European Union placed a number of territories, including the British Virgin Islands, on a blacklist.

March 31st, 2015
VI SMEs urged to apply for EU grants

PARAQUITA BAY, Tortola, VI – Small and Medium Businesses in the Virgin Islands will soon be able to apply for grants up to 12,000 euro through an EU funded programme for Overseas Countries and Territories in the Caribbean Region through the Trade and Consumer Affairs Department.

January 27th, 2015
EU weighs more sanctions on Russia

BBC NEWS

EU leaders have asked their foreign ministers to consider imposing further sanctions on Russia in response to the continued fighting in Ukraine.

January 19th, 2015
EU urges broad alliance on terrorism, at Brussels talks

BBC NEWS

The EU's foreign policy chief has called for a broad alliance to tackle terror, including with Muslim nations, at a summit of EU foreign ministers.





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