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November 10th, 2018
BVIAA railroading VI Airlink

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI – The British Virgin Islands Airports Authority (BVIAA) is being put on blast over its inability to put in place facilities to allow for the only locally registered airline—VI Airlink—to utilize a maintenance facility at the Terrance B. Lettsome International Airport.

November 10th, 2018
Jack the Billionaire’s Bank

By Dickson C. Igwe

Jack the Billionaire Investor never really loses.

November 1st, 2018
NDP failed to finance ICT developments since 2011 – Hon Penn

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI: Challenging the National Democratic Party to “Put your money where your mouth is,” Junior Minister for Trade and Investment Promotion, Honourable Marlon A. Penn (R8) blasted the NDP Government for a failure to properly invest in Information & Communications Technology (ICT) of the Virgin Islands (VI).

October 31st, 2018
In her father’s shoes: Noni M. Georges new Managing Director at Seven Seas Water

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI: Following the recent passing of stalwart Virgin Islander Mr M. Elton Georges CMG, OBE, Seven Seas Water, an operating segment of Aqua Venture Holdings Limited (NYSE: WAAS) was left without a local managing director, a position now filled by his only daughter Noni M. Georges.

October 6th, 2018
Gov’t hires $400,000 UK Lawyer! Value for money?

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI - The National Democratic Party (NDP) Government of outgoing Premier, Dr the Honourable D. Orlando Smith (AL) has hired United Kingdom (UK) Lawyer, Michael Furness, QC to the tune of $400,000.

October 4th, 2018
VI needs Consumer Protection Laws—Queen Shereen

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI – The time has come and passed for the Virgin Islands (VI) to enact a Consumer Protection Bill.

October 1st, 2018
UPDATE: "RDA Plan will be passed" - Premier Smith

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI – Premier and Minister of Finance, Dr. The Honourable D. Orlando Smith (AL) is confident that the Recovery and Development Agency (RDA) plan will be passed when the House of Assembly (HoA) sits on October 2, 2018.

September 25th, 2018
Hon Fraser urges rethink on Chinese visa policy

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI – A decision by the Government of the Virgin Islands (VI) to lift visa restrictions for Chinese Nationals looking to enter the Territory, holds the potential of having the ‘birth rights’ of future generations of Virgin Islanders being “sold out.”

September 24th, 2018
Dr Smith’s last tax payer funded trip? He goes to Africa

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI – Many United States of America (USA) Presidents visit Africa, in the 8th year of their last term.

September 24th, 2018
Banks! Who needs Who?

By Donald E. de Castro

Over the past years there have been many discussions about banking services here in The Virgin Islands (VI) and yes there is a lot to be desired, so let us look at some the issues that I have spoken about over the years.



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