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October 23rd, 2019
VI welcomes inaugural call of Viking Sun

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI - As the Government of the Virgin Islands continues to push to address shortfalls in the local tourism industry, Premier and Minister of Finance, Hon Andrew A. Fahie (R1) on October 21, 2019, officially welcomed the Viking Sun cruise ship on its inaugural call to the Virgin Islands.

October 23rd, 2019
Mexican firm managing major airport in Jamaica

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KINGSTON, Jamaica – The management of the Norman Manley International Airport (NMIA) has officially been handed over by Government to PAC Kingston Airport Limited (PACKAL).

October 23rd, 2019
Grenada signs order for Scotiabank takeover by Republic Bank

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ST GEORGE’S, Grenada – Prime Minister and Minister of Finance Dr Keith Mitchell has become the first regional leader to sign the vesting order required to facilitate the acquisition of the Bank of Nova Scotia operations by Republic Bank Financial Holdings Limited.

October 23rd, 2019
'Irma exposed us to strengths we forgot we had' - Premier

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI - As the Virgin Islands (VI) makes steps towards it full recovery from the perils of hurricanes Irma and Maria of 2017, building resilience remains the focus of the Virgin Islands Party (VIP) administration, according to Premier and Minister of Finance Hon Andrew A. Fahie (R1) in a statement released early Wednesday morning, October 23, 2019.

October 23rd, 2019
‘We could have been looking for the planes together’- Premier Fahie to Hon Fraser

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- It was implied in the House of Assembly recently that had the Third District Representative, Honourable Julian Fraser RA, stayed with the Virgin Islands Party (VIP) he could have been in government today assisting in the fight to recover the $7.2M thrown into the failed BVI Airways by the booted National Democratic Party (NDP) while they were in power.

October 22nd, 2019
'BVI not a begging society'- NDP Gov't told UK while refusing aid

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI - Premier and Minister of Finance, Hon Andrew A. Fahie (R1) has detailed a shocking tale as told by United Kingdom (UK) officials on how the former Dr D. Orlando Smith led National Democratic Party (NDP) administration allegedly refused international help in the height of suffering following the passage of hurricanes Irma and Maria in September 2017.

October 21st, 2019
NDP's 'failure to answer questions put me in power'- Hon Fahie tells HoA

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- Premier and Minister of Finance, Hon Andrew A. Fahie (R1), in statements delivered to the Virgin Islands (VI) House of Assembly, has reaffirmed that he welcomes questions from the Opposition, which according to him leads to more transparency.

October 20th, 2019
‘67% of eligible officers have received 2016 increment’- Premier Fahie

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- More than half of the 2,163 eligible officers have received their 2016 increment payments and all payments for 2016 should be completed by the end of November 2019, Premier and Minister of Finance, Honourable Andrew A. Fahie (R1) has stated.

October 19th, 2019
BREXIT: A mess with no end

By Dickson C. Igwe

In spite of Boris Johnson’s supposed breakthrough deal, Brexit remains an eternal conundrum: this is why -

Now, Boris Johnson’s Brexit Deal of October 17, 2019, has been described by the Anti-Brexit Crowd as a Theresa May Deal ‘’Lite:’’ a worse version of the First Theresa May deal.

October 18th, 2019
Rosewood Little Dix Bay agrees to hire 250 locals- Premier Fahie

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- Some 250 Virgin Islanders are expected to be employed by Rosewood Little Dix Bay Hotel and Resort in Virgin Gorda when it reopens early next year after closing since 2016 for renovations.

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