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October 18th, 2019
Financial management workshop held for public officers

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- Forty (40) Public Officers within the Government of the Virgin Islands were led through the basics of Budgeting, Entrepreneurship, Investment and Retirement Planning after participating in a financial management workshop.

August 18th, 2019
'$50K spent on Bunji Garlin is money gone' - Eustace C. Freeman aka ‘Boss’

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- As post-mortems on the just concluded 65th Virgin Islands Emancipation Festival continue, a local musician and promoter has said past and present leaders of the Virgin Islands Festival and Fairs Committee (VIF&FC) have struggled to understand that the Virgin Islands Festival is neither a carnival nor a music festival.

May 10th, 2019
No official word on LIAT from Sir Richard C.N. Branson received- Dr Ralph E. Gonsalves

KINGSTOWN, St Vincent & The Grenadines- On the heel of reports that British billionaire and [British] Virgin Islands Belonger Sir Richard C. N. Branson has expressed an interest in investing in the cash strapped regional airline, LIAT, Chairman of the LIAT shareholder governments and Primer Minister of St Vincent and the Grenadines Dr Ralph E. Gonsalves says he has received no formal expression of interest.

December 1st, 2018
Poor Governance and Jack the Investor

By Dickson C. Igwe

Investors place their nest egg where there is stability, safety, security, transparency, and predictability. Good governance is critical to Jack the Investor.

November 3rd, 2018
Jack the wealthy investor: Part 3

By Dickson C. Igwe

Jack the billionaire Investor never really loses. When the global economy comes crashing down as a result of unsustainable mortgage and housing debt Jack buys bonds from Uncle Sam: the safest form of investment. Jack smiles from ear to ear.

January 19th, 2018
New privately owned asphalt plant arrives in VI

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- The Government of the day has not had a working asphalt plant for paving of roads for well over three years. The one they purchased under the current Government, with Chinese specifications, broke down and still has not been repaired.

January 15th, 2018
‘I want my $7M back’- Shaina M. Smith

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- With the National Democratic Party Government allotting a third of the total hurricane recovery funds, approximately 250 million, to the airport expansion project, many are again wondering what happened to the $7.2M of tax payers’ money already invested in BVI Airways for direct flights from Miami in the United States of America (US) to the Virgin Islands (VI).

January 8th, 2018
New 24-hour gas station & convenience store by April for Sea Cows Bay

SEA COWS BAY, Tortola, VI- It started before Hurricanes Irma and Maria destroyed the Virgin Islands (VI) in September of 2017 and while there was a pause in works immediately after the killer storms, construction is full speed ahead once again.

December 20th, 2017
National Bank of the Virgin Islands here or coming?

ROAD TOWN Tortola VI - Tagged as broke and quickly sinking by some residents, the National Bank of the Virgin Islands says it is now steps closer to being in a position to provide the community desired products and services.

December 19th, 2017
SSB now 33% shareholder in NBVI; Makes $15M investment

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- The Social Security Board (SSB) of the Virgin Islands has made an investment of $15M of taxpayers money into the National Bank of the Virgin Islands (NBVI), making it a 33% shareholder in the local bank.

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