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June 24th, 2016
Flow takes inclusive approach to Rio 2016 Olympic Games

MIAMI, Florida, USA - In the spirit of the Olympic Games, Flow – the Official Broadcast Partner and Exclusive Telecommunications Partner of Rio 2016 Olympic Games –announced on June 17, 2016 that it will extend access of its broadcast rights to the upcoming Rio 2016 Olympic Games to facilitate other providers throughout the Caribbean to air the event.

June 24th, 2016
VI broke but still no access to $25M loan/line of credit!

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- With the Opposition Virgin Islands Party (VIP), the media, civil society and talk show hosts claiming that the National Democratic Party (NDP) Administration raided the Treasury in their quest to win the 2015 snap election, leaving the country broke, the status to access the recent $25 Million loan that was approved to keep the country afloat was brought to light.

June 23rd, 2016
Premier Smith mum on ALL investors for BVI Airways!

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- As the months go by more and more information is being unearthed on the controversial deal where taxpayers forked out some $7M to subsidise a once defunct BVI Airways.

June 23rd, 2016
Dreams do come true! VI’s Ashley N. Kelly goes with the Flow

SEA COWS BAY, Tortola, VI – Athlete Ashley N. Kelly was formally introduced as the latest Brand Ambassador for Flow, the telecommunications company that was formally known as LIME, on Wednesday July 22, 2016 at its corporate offices in Palestina.

June 22nd, 2016
Minimum wage increase to $8.35 takes effect in USVI

VI CONSORTIUM

CHARLOTTE AMALIE, St Thomas, USVI- As of yesterday, June 21, 2016, the minimum wage in the US Virgin Islands (USVI) rose from $7.25 to $8.35, thanks to a bill authored by Senator Jean Forde and signed into law by Governor Kenneth E. Mapp in March.

June 15th, 2016
Delta Petroleum hosts oil spill workshop in Anguilla

THE VALLEY, Anguilla- Several employees of Delta Petroleum (Caribbean) Limited and SOL are now in a better position to respond to an oil spill, thanks to an Oil Spill Response (OSR) workshop in Anguilla on June 7 and 8, 2016.

June 14th, 2016
British gov't spent $400M on airport that airlines can't fly into

BUSINESS INSIDER UK

St. Helena is a small remote island in the South Atlantic. Located 1,200 miles west of the African mainland, the island is most famous for being Napoleon Bonaparte's place of exile.

June 13th, 2016
BVI Forward Campaign targets taxi drivers for increased awareness

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- More than 60 taxi operators in the [British] Virgin Islands have benefitted from a number of information sessions presented by the Financial Services Implementation Unit as part of the ongoing BVI Forward campaign to build greater awareness about financial services.

June 13th, 2016
From rum to work permits! NDP imposes higher taxes on residents

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- After allegedly raiding the treasury to win the 2015 general elections and, according to the Virgin Islands Party Opposition, civil society and the media, leaving the country broke, the ruling National Democratic Party (NDP) is now on a tax hike strategy in order to make up for its financial mismanagement.

June 9th, 2016
Vines taking over Main Street - Donald E. De Castro

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- Controversial Radio talk show host Donald E. De Castro has slammed the designers of Tortola Pier Park (TPP), saying that it was meant to shut down the businesses on Main Street and Waterfront Drive.

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