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October 12th, 2019
Banco Popular taking shape on Virgin Gorda

VALLEY, Virgin Gorda, VI - With the Premier Andrew A. Fahie (R1) administration yet to name the official October 2019 opening date for Banco Popular on Virgin Gorda, the building for the much-needed service on the island is finally taking shape.

September 1st, 2019
Banking facility to be restored on VG in October

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI - Originally scheduled for an August 2019 opening, residents and other persons on Virgin Gorda will have to wait until October of 2019, for access to much needed banking facilities via Banco Popular, following some setbacks.

August 27th, 2019
National Bank of VI warns of fraudulent emails

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI - The National Bank of the Virgin Islands via a social media statement has warned customers against a string of fraudulent/Phishing emails being circulated to its customers.

May 13th, 2019
VI accounts reportedly affected in FirstBank 'security breach'

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI – With reports that the FirstBank branch in neighbouring United States Virgin Islands (USVI) has been cancelling debit cards of account holders, following an external security breach, Virgin Islands News Online (VINO) understands that some accounts in the Virgin Islands (BVI) have also been affected.

April 12th, 2019
Scotiabank brings tech to help customers control finances

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI - Regional Banking institution Scotiabank announces new enhancements to its Alerts feature to give customers more control of their banking.

April 4th, 2019
Banco Popular heading to VG in August 2019

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI - Premier and Minister of Finance, Honourable Andrew A. Fahie (R1) has announced that the banking institution, Banco Popular will be offering full banking services to the Virgin Gorda community beginning August 2019.

March 14th, 2019
Talks fruitful for return of Banking to VG – Premier

Road Town, Tortola, VI – Banking service is expected to make a full return to the sister island of Virgin Gorda (VG), after several months without a banking presence on the island following the exit of Scotiabank in September of 2018.

January 17th, 2019
Kerry Jordan named to BAFT’S future leaders program

BRIDGETOWN, Barbados – The Bankers Association Finance and Trade (BAFT), an international financial services association, recently announced its Future Leaders program class of 2019 and for the first time, an employee of a CIBC FirstCaribbean has landed a place in the prestigious programme.

December 12th, 2017
Does one expire with their ID?

Donald E. de Castro

In today’s world many types of security measures have been introduced for the protection and security of nations, governments, businesses and individuals. One of the IDS required by government and businesses is usually a picture ID and in some banks here in the Virgin Islands two picture IDs may be required.

September 25th, 2015
This Week We Feature Young Professional Aisha K. Liburd

By N. Johann Earle

If you ever were to meet someone who was comfortable being herself, yet who is ever continuing towards her goal of self-improvement, it would be our Young Professional for this week Aisha Karimah Liburd.

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