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May 2nd, 2018
‘Establishing additional economic pillars now critical’- Hon Fahie

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- There is no surprise that the Territory is on high alert after the United Kingdom (UK) Government on Tuesday May 1, 2018 agreed in the House of Commons to support a bill to make public the beneficial owners of companies in their Overseas Territories (OTs).

February 2nd, 2017
Gay marriage: A possible third economic pillar or abomination?

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- A talk show host has asked whether the territory should make it legal for gay couples to be joined in holy matrimony in the Virgin Islands as millions could be reaped, and possibly turning it into a third economic pillar or whether the decision would be an abomination.

January 14th, 2017
VI hooks popular US sports fishing network

WICKHAM’S CAY II, Tortola, VI- Two 35-minute long series each airing for a period of four weeks on over nine major networks in the USA, featuring veteran and star sports fisherman Jimmy Houston and Co-Star Misty E. Wells, to viewership of over 500 million across the globe, is what the Virgin Islands will receive following a three-day filming of "Let’s take it outside", with Jimmy Houston Legends Network in January 2016.

November 10th, 2016
‘More than just talk’ – Hon Pickering on Fisheries as 3rd economic pillar

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- Deputy Premier and Minister for Natural Resources and Labour Dr The Hon Kedrick D. Pickering (R7) says turning the fisheries sector into the territory’s third economic pillar is more than just talk for the National Democratic Party (NDP) government.

October 6th, 2016
NDP Gov’t sets sight on Fisheries sector as third economic pillar

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- Deputy Premier and Minister of Natural Resources and Labour, Dr The Hon. Kedrick D. Pickering (R7) says the launch of the first Fisheries Advisory Committee represents one where the government will make great strides in further cementing the relationship between them and the fisheries sector.

October 5th, 2014
PEP believes NDP Govt. has neglected agriculture

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI – The People’s Empowerment Party (PEP) believes that agriculture is being neglected under the current National Democratic Party (NDP) Government and said that this is one area that will be given much focus if the party – the Territory’s newest political party – is given an opportunity to govern.

June 5th, 2013
Will months of disasters bring a collapse of our Pillars??

By Alred C. Frett

From Social to Natural Disasters:

As we leave the Month of Seniors and enter the Hurricane Season we can never predict the future but based on the treatment of our Seniors we should prepare ourselves for any disaster especially when, on the last day of Seniors recognition, our Local Leaders (sans Archie’s late arrival) couldn’t spare time or effort to visit the Home for the Elderly as a token of appreciation.



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