By Dickson Igwe
The IMF has stated that a healthy and prosperous middle class is the key to a strong economy. Jack and Jill Average are the critical cogs in the global economic wheel. Their spending drives both the domestic internal economy, and international trade. The middle classes are also essential to global tourism.
CHARLOTTE AMALIE, St Thomas, USVI — Arriving in the US Virgin Islands from New York Thursday afternoon, August 25, 2016 after being extradited from Italy to face fraud and embezzlement charges, disgraced former senator Wayne James appeared before US Magistrate Judge Ruth Miller for his advise-of-rights hearing.
ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- There is a new name that has manifested on the Reggae scene and he is not from Jamaica but rather from the sister territory of US Virgin Islands (USVI) and has strong links to the Virgin Islands.
ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- Now two years into his tenure as a senior civil servant in the United Kingdom Foreign and Commonwealth Office, the appointed governor John S. Duncan OBE is making negative headlines again.
“I am a what I would call a diehard roots man with dreams that stay among the many islands that make up this paradise on earth we call nature’s little secrets, BVI, British Virgin Islands, my home, my life, my passion.” Those were the words of our Young Professional for this Week Kervin Collis Rymer.
PARAQUITA BAY, Tortola, VI- One young man is hoping to inspire others with his selfless deed of fixing a signboard that was broken near the H. L. Stoutt Community College (HLSCC) in Paraquita Bay and has called on others to follow his lead in making the community a better place to live without relying on the input of central government.
ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI – Virgin Islands News Online (VINO) had first and accurately reported that the body found at Rogues Bay on July 28, 2016 on the main island of Tortola was that of missing man Devern Stanley aka Snoopy.