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December 5th, 2019
Digital technology can be a driver to stimulate VI economy- Premier Fahie

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI - Speaking at the December 3, 2019 opening of the ‘BVI's Digital Economy symposium’ at Maria’s by the Sea, Premier and Minister of Finance, Honourable Andrew A. Fahie (R1) said the Virgin Islands (VI) has an opportunity to use digital currency as an economic driver that can stimulate its economy.

December 4th, 2019
'I can't imagine giving two-thirds of my life to the people'- Hon Penn

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- Reflecting on the sacrifices and drive of the late Hon Ralph T. O'Neal OBE, Opposition Leader Marlon A. Penn (R8) at a December 3, 2019 special sitting of the House of Assembly (HoA) said he cannot imagine giving the majority of his life to the people in the way Hon O'Neal did for the territory.

December 3rd, 2019
Skelton-Cline gets new $144K consultancy contract

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI - ZBVI radio host Claude O. Skelton-Cline has been given another 12 months of consultancy under the Hon Andrew A. Fahie (R1) administration through his consultancy firm, Grace Consultants.

December 2nd, 2019
Gov't retains Martin Kenney & Co in $7.2M BVI Airways probe

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI - The Virgin Islands Government, headed by Premier and Minister of Finance, Hon Andrew A. Fahie (R1) has retained the services of Martin Kenney & Co Solicitors to go after the missing $7.2M in the BVI Airways case filed in New York on June 14, 2019.

December 2nd, 2019
Gov't looking to eliminate 'fossil fuel' cars - Premier Fahie

ROAD TOWN, Tortola VI - With 2020 less than a month away, Premier and Minister of Finance, Hon Andrew A. Fahie (R1) has indicated that in the new year, his government will intensify efforts to move away from fossil fuel use in cars, as the Virgin Islands (VI) heads towards a greener future.

November 30th, 2019
'2019 Hurricane Season ended incident-free for VI'- Premier Fahie

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI - With a stark reminder that the 2020 Hurricane Season is just 6 months away, Premier and Minister of Finance, Hon Andrew A. Fahie (R1) expressed gratitude that 2019 season officially ended incident-free for the Virgin Islands (VI).

November 30th, 2019
'Rethink procurement rules after natural disasters' - E. Benito Wheatley

WASHINGTON DC, USA - Mr E. Benito Wheatley, the Virgin Islands (VI) Special Envoy for the Government, has called on Small Island Developing States (SIDS) and international partners to reexamine approaches to procurement after a natural disaster.

November 30th, 2019
A Virgin Islands Treasury note - Part A

By Dickson C. Igwe

A Virgin Islands treasury note for specific projects is an effective means of finance and development, in a world of low-interest rates. A Virgin Islands Bond, well managed and trusted, could become legal tender for business deals internally, and on the international money and stock markets.

November 29th, 2019
Hon O'Neal Funeral: Wed, Dec 11, 2019 declared Public Holiday

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI - The December 11, 2019, date for the official state funeral of House of Assembly (HoA) Member Emeritus, the Late Hon Ralph T. O’Neal, OBE, will now be considered a public holiday in the Virgin Islands (VI).

November 29th, 2019
This Week We Feature Young Professional Lanea L. Scatliffe

By Ron O. D'Avilar

Dirt, dust and grime are just a few things that can make jewellery appear dull and lifeless; however, this week’s Young Professional brings them back to life. Meet 21-year-old Lanea L. Scatliffe of Johnson Ghut, Tortola, who specialises in jewellery restoration and cleaning.

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