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August 29th, 2016
Banks reject loan requests for Airport Project as broke NDP Gov’t struggles

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- The focus and controversy over the “done deal” Terrence B. Lettsome International Airport Runway Expansion Project at Beef Island have been about who gets the contract.

August 27th, 2016
Online stores will hurt economy; kill small businesses- John Samuel

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- A clarion call has been made to local consumers, Government and the private sector to have a dialogue on the "very serious" issue of online stores like Amazon competing with local stores.

August 27th, 2016
The essential middle class & Virgin Islands Tourism

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.

August 22nd, 2016
TAG giving back $$ to customers

SLANEY POINT, Tortola, VI- Tortola Auto Group is giving customers a chance to earn up to $3,000 cash back in their newest promotion which starts on September 1 and ends September 10, 2016 with a roadshow at the Courtesy Car Rental Parking lot, Opposite Scotiabank.

August 21st, 2016
Sol takes ‘Free Fuel for a year’ campaign to EE

EAST END, Tortola, VI - Sol has taken its ‘Free fuel for a year’ promotional campaign to residents of the Eastern end of the territory, also offering them giveaways and happy hour eats and drinks at the Harbour View Marina.

August 19th, 2016
‘Light at the end of the tunnel’- Leroy A. E. Abraham

PORT PURCELL, Tortola, VI – The British Virgin Islands Electricity Corporation (BVIEC) has begun to offloaded its three Wartsila power generating sets for the Phase V Power Development Project, which is geared towards tackling the power woes hitting the territory.

August 19th, 2016
Visitors come to place bets on horses- Lesmore Smith

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- Long time horse owner Lesmore Smith has again called for pari-mutuel betting in the Virgin Islands to be made legal.

August 17th, 2016
Contractors storm NDP Caucus meeting; Want Airport Project to stay local!

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI -The issues of the Airport Runway Development Project and who should be awarded the contract, if the airport project moves forward, are still hot topics.

August 17th, 2016
NDP Gov’t forced to reverse tax increase on alcohol

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI – Entrepreneurs have proven their ability to lobby in fairness for their businesses and consumers alike as they have succeeded in making the ruling National Democratic Party (NDP) Government revoke recently instituted import taxes on alcoholic beverages.

August 10th, 2016
Festival village booth owners counting their losses

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI – “We can only say that we did it for the sake of country, despite a lot of us weren’t born here we did it for this country, the British Virgin Islands,” said one businesswoman who was a booth owner at Rita Francis Festiville in Road Town, Tortola.

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