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July 28th, 2018
Premier’s UK trip was uninvited; cost taxpayers $43,000

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI – A recent trip to the United Kingdom (UK) by Premier and Minister of Finance, Dr the Honourable D. Orlando Smith (AL) and Opposition Leader, Honourable Andrew A. Fahie (R1) cost tax payers $43,000.

January 7th, 2017
A travel story- Part B

Dickson Igwe

There is an international quality to Paris. This is an appeal London is losing with Brexit and growing xenophobia.

December 31st, 2016
From Paradise to London & on to Paris

Dickson Igwe

First impressions: and Paris is ruled by a rich French culture, freedom loving peoples, good governance, and an exceptional ethical subset. Mixing the preceding with one of the world’s finest rail and metro networks, and a physical and social infrastructure that is second to none, and the result is that Paris is the greatest city on earth.

May 13th, 2016
VI snubbed from anti-corruption summit in London

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- On the heels of the Panama Papers and the Virgin Islands and the international attacks on the Virgin Islands’ financial services industry, it has come as a major surprise that the Virgin Islands, along with Panama, was not invited to the first worldwide anti-corruption summit in London this week.

November 23rd, 2014
UPDATE: 'Let's unite against violence to women!' - Miss World BVI

LONDON, England, UK - Word just in from the Miss World Contest where the Virgin Islands is being represented has confirmed that Miss Rosanna K. Chichester was among the few selected to speak at a key service today November 23, 2014.

October 17th, 2014
Four men from London charged over 'terror plot', police say

BBC NEWS

Four men from London have been charged with intending to commit acts of terrorism, Scotland Yard has said.

September 11th, 2012
VI Athletes need support system – Hon. Walwyn

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI - Minister for Education and Culture in the Virgin Islands (VI) Hon. Myron V. Walwyn, said the difference between athletes coming from the VI and those from other Caribbean countries, is the support system.

June 28th, 2012
Public needs to know: Has VI lost control of its treasury?

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI – Following the signing of the Protocols for Effective Financial Management between the Government of the Virgin Islands and the United Kingdom on April 23 2012, concerns continue to be raised regarding the objectivity of the document with some citing that it seems worse than sending the Territory’s budget to the UK for approval and represents a loss of control of the Territory's treasury.



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