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September 10th, 2020
Applications open for Unite BVI’s Kickstart Small Business Loans

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI – Applications for the Unite BVI Kickstart Small Business Loan Programme are now open to entrepreneurs planning to start a business, or to expand an already existing business that is going to have positive impact on the environment or our communities.

July 12th, 2020
Premier praises NBVI for ‘compassion towards the people of the Territory’

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- The Virgin Islands' very own bank, the National Bank of the Virgin Islands (NBVI) has been praised by Premier and Minister of Finance, Honourable Andrew A. Fahie (R1) for coming to the assistance to the people of the Territory in a tangible way amid the global coronavirus pandemic.

February 26th, 2020
Premier ‘optimistic’ UK’s loan guarantee offer will work out

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- Premier and Minister of Finance Honourable Andrew A. Fahie (R1) said he is keeping hope alive that the United Kingdom’s offer to be a loan guarantor for the Virgin Islands for hurricane recovery and development will work out.

November 5th, 2019
Gov't seeking to make it easier for public servants to access loans

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI - Public servants looking to borrow loans from private financial institutions could soon have an easier route where the money comes as part of a framework set-up between the government and the financial institution.

May 4th, 2018
Gov’t $240M in debt; @ brink of borrowing capacity- Claude O. Skelton-Cline

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- It was on the Tuesday May 1, 2018 edition of the Honestly Speaking show, aired on ZBVI 780 AM, that the Leader of the Opposition and First District Representative Honourable Andrew A. Fahie and commentator Claude O. Skelton-Cline shared with listeners their views on the financial position of the Virgin Islands (VI).

March 13th, 2018
PAID AD: Rebuilding a stronger VI together

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- Below is a statement by Premier and Minister of Finance Dr The Honourable D. Orlando Smith (AL), delivered on Monday, March 12, 2018.

March 10th, 2018
Cashless in a cash filled world

Dickson Igwe

The western world is overflowing with cash. This is a consequence of quantitative easing, and monetary stimulus, combined with fearful and debt laden consumers. The following story asserts that the [British] Virgin Islands inhabits a paradoxical place. It sits between a UK austerity culture, and a world apparently drowning in cash. But the country cannot access that cash.

February 21st, 2018
‘Your future, children, & children’s children future about to be mortgaged’- Hon Fraser

SEA COWS BAY, Tortola, VI- “Your future, your children’s future and your children’s children future is about to be mortgaged,” stated Third District Representative Hon Julian Fraser RA as he encouraged residents to attend a public meeting at the Valerie O. Thomas Community Centre in Sea Cows Bay, Tortola, this evening, February 21, 2018.

February 7th, 2018
‘It’s a little difficult fixing the graveyards & all the roofs damaged’- Hon Skelton

CANE GARDEN BAY, Tortola, VI- The dead will have to wait a little while longer for their resting places to be fixed as Minister for Health and Social Development Honourable Ronnie W. Skelton (AL) is focused on getting the many damaged homes and apartment buildings repaired before the next hurricane season is upon us.

January 16th, 2018
Willock proposes Citizen by Investment; Lottery as possible revenue streams

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- A young businessman and former senior civil servant has criticised the post hurricanes recovery plan recently released by the National Democratic Party (NDP) for lacking what he terms a critical component- bold new revenue initiatives- but has also come forward with bold solutions to fill that void.

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