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June 26th, 2019
VI voted #1 place to visit in Caribbean

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- The [British] Virgin Islands has been voted the #1 place in the Caribbean to visit for 2019, according to US News and World Report on June 23, 2019.

June 24th, 2019
Denniston S. Fraser retires as MD of BVIAA

TRELLIS BAY, Beef Island, VI- Word reaching our newsroom is that the Managing Director (MD) of the BVI Airports Authority (BVIAA), Mr Denniston S. Fraser, has retired.

June 23rd, 2019
HM Customs wants permanent station @ CB Romney Tortola Pier Park

WICKHAM’S CAY I, Tortola, VI- The Cyril B. Romney Tortola Pier Park continues to be a challenge for Her Majesty’s Customs as it is a HM Customs regulated area and there are no facilities for officers to operate from, according to Acting Commissioner (AgCOC) of HM Customs, Mr Leslie H. Lettsome.

June 22nd, 2019
The new Progressive Economics

Dickson C. Igwe

Neo Liberalism is the idea that markets are self-correcting. For forty years the belief that free markets allocate resources efficiently ruled.

June 21st, 2019
VI can pursue entertainment tourism market with confidence- Premier Fahie

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- Members of the public and private services sectors have been praised by Premier and Minister of Finance Honourable Andrew A. Fahie (R1) for their stellar performance over the last weekend during which several international music performers visited the Virgin Islands (VI) for two concert performances; one being the Long Walk To Freedom world tour by reggae legend Mark Anthony Myrie aka ‘Buju Banton’ and the other Soca Wee.

June 17th, 2019
Repairs to police barracks on VG nearing completion

VALLEY, Virgin Gorda, VI- Ranks of the Royal Virgin Islands Police Force (RVIPF) only have to wait a little while longer before they can move in to a fully refurbished barracks on Virgin Gorda.

June 17th, 2019
‘He didn’t give a damn!’ - Investor says Dr Smith killed Prospect Reef project

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI – With Dolphin Discovery and Prospect Reef now abandoned and in complete ruins as another symbol of the National Democratic Party’s (NDP) failure to the People of the Virgin Islands (VI), investors have now come forward with damning allegations regarding the role previous Premier, Dr. D Orlando Smith played in bringing the project to a halt.

June 16th, 2019
Carnival Sunrise makes first call to VI

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- The Virgin Islands Party (VIP) Government of Premier and Minister of Finance Hon Andrew A. Fahie (R1) has placed strong emphasis on boosting cruise ship calls to the territory since coming to office in February 2019, and already there have been results to cheer about.

June 16th, 2019
Performance appraisals waived for increment payments - Premier

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI - With Premier and Minister of Finance, Hon Andrew A. Fahie (R1) revealing that the current hold up of the long overdue public servant increment payments is due to the Deputy Governor’s Office, the Premier also noted that no performance appraisals will be done with the release of the funds.

June 15th, 2019
A New Economics to save the World

Dickson C. Igwe

Neo Liberalism- Supply Side, Trickle Down, Economics - has failed the world. A new economic thinking can save the day, according to a number of influential economists. The new thinking is derived from John Maynard Keynes’s interventionist economic model, and is termed “Progressive Capitalism.”

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