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August 12th, 2018
Dr Smith Gov’t warned of need for Plan-B in upcoming ‘UK fight’

NEW YORK, NY, USA – The government of the Virgin Islands (VI) is being called on to urgently prepare contingency plans, in wake of the impending deadline for the implementation of ‘public registers’—a United Kingdom (UK) decision, that is believed, will have a crippling effect on the Territory’s Financial Services sector.

August 2nd, 2018
"But be happy the Brits ended the slave trade"

Thomas C. Famous

A quote from someone upset about the way Britain has been portrayed about its role in the global slave trade. They attempt to make 'emancipation' sound as if this was an act of 'divine generosity,' on the part of the British.

March 8th, 2018
‘What UK has done to us is a disgrace’- Hon Fraser

VALLEY, Virgin Gorda, VI- While many may think that the United Kingdom (UK) Government of Theresa M. May has done the Virgin Islands a huge favour by guaranteeing loans of some £300 million to help the Territory in its restoration and development following the hurricanes of September 2017, Opposition Member and Third District Representative Hon Julian Fraser RA is not buying it wholesale.

February 16th, 2018
‘Things being implemented by UK right on top of us’- Hon Fahie

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- Ever since the publication of sections of the letter called ‘High Level Framework for UK support to the BVI Hurricane Recovery’ written to the Premier and Minister of Finance, Dr The Honourable D. Orlando Smith (AL), many persons speculated that there was much more going on that residents were not being made aware of.

January 29th, 2018
RVIPF gets £1.2M from UK

PASEA ESTATE, Tortola, VI- The Royal Virgin Islands Police Force (RVIPF) has received direct funding from the United Kingdom to assist in its operations, which were hampered following the hurricanes of September 2017.

January 20th, 2018
4 months later USA, Canada & UK still discouraging travel to VI

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- While the government of the day and the BVI Tourist Board (BVITB) work on restoring international confidence in the Virgin Islands (VI) after the devastation of hurricanes Irma and Maria in September of 2017, their job is being made more difficult.

February 25th, 2017
HMS Brexit

Dickson Igwe

The Ocean Liner HMS Great Britain is heading into stormy seas. Those seas are troubled by matters surrounding Brexit? The proceeding narrative states that the UK economy is entering a period of uncertainty.

October 31st, 2016
UK had concerns/raised red flag about airport project since 2014

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- While there has been a lot written about the Terence B. Lettsome International Airport runway expansion, a project spear-headed by Deputy Premier and Minister for Natural Resources and Labour Dr The Honourable Kedrick D. Pickering (R7), new information obtained by our newsroom shows that less than two years after the 2011 general elections the United Kingdom (UK) Foreign and Commonwealth Office (FCO) raised concerns about the project.

December 10th, 2015
Trump postpones Israel trip 'until after he is elected'

BBC NEWS

Leading Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump has said he is postponing a planned trip to Israel.

September 18th, 2015
Turks & Caicos gov’t accuses UK of imperialism

OVERSEAS TERRITORIES REVIEW

Acting Premier and Minister of Finance Washington Misick on Wednesday (August 26) condemned the Governor’s appropriation of tax payers’ money for the Special Investigation and Prosecution Team’s (SIPT) security needs.





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