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March 16th, 2020
Caribbean resilience

Thomas C. Famous

Good Day to the Atlantic and Caribbean Family, those in the region and those around the world. Over the last few weeks, the world as most of us know it, has changed drastically. Even more so, for those of us living and working in the Atlantic and Caribbean region.

February 27th, 2020
VI should have diversified economy earlier rather than later- Lisa Penn-Lettsome

BAUGHERS BAY, Tortola, VI - Executive Director of International Business in the Virgin Islands, Mrs Lisa Penn-Lettsome says the drop in the Territory's financial services sector was mathematically forecasted based on growth figures from the last 20 years, hence, strategies should have been in place to counter the drop in the sector.

February 10th, 2020
'A lot of things can happen @ Brandywine Bay Beach'- Hon Natalio D. Wheatley

BRANDYWINE BAY, Tortola, VI - Following the opening of 'D-Tan Spot' by local sports organiser Mr Milton C. McLean and family at Brandywine Bay Beach, Minister for Education, Culture, Youth Affairs, Fisheries and Agriculture, Hon Natalio D. Wheatley (R7) noted that the area always had huge potental for development as a tourism hub.

July 15th, 2019
Irma’s ‘price hiking’ covered in Consumer Protection Bill – Premier Fahie

GREAT HARBOUR, Jost van Dyke, VI – As reported by Virgin Islands News Online (VINO) on July 11, 2019 that the proposed Consumer Protection Act did not cover ‘price gouging’, Premier and Minister of Finance, Hon Andrew A. Fahie (R1) has moved to point out that while the legislation is indeed missing that term, it instead uses the term ‘price hiking’ in the bid to protect consumers from the practice.

June 7th, 2019
The Labour Department to be renamed

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- The Labour Department will soon be known as the Department of Labour and Workforce Development.

May 8th, 2019
Buju concert expected to draw over 8000 guests to VI- Rhodni A. Skelton

PASEA ESTATE, Tortola, VI- The Long Walk To Freedom Concert featuring Jamaican artiste Buju Banton, born Mark Anthony Myrie, is expected to attract more than 8000 guests to the Virgin Islands, according to Deputy Director of the BVI Tourist Board (BVITB) Mr Rhodni A. Skelton.

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 11th, 2017
Austerity or Stimulus: What economic medicine?

Dickson Igwe

The following story is on the economics of disaster. Hurricane Irma, a monster Hurricane, struck the Virgin Islands on September 6, 2017. Irma was the strongest hurricane to have visited the Caribbean in recorded history. Its impact on the Virgin Islands meant the worst disaster to visit the Virgin Islands since the 1800s. Irma was the Virgin Islands 911.

November 4th, 2017
Over 25 cruise ships will berth in STT in November


CHARLOTTE AMALIE, St Thomas, USVI — More than 25 cruise ship calls are scheduled for St Thomas, US Virgin Islands (USVI) in November, the Department of Tourism (DOT) said on Friday, November 3, 2017.

October 28th, 2017
The Post Disaster Economy

Dickson Igwe

The following story is part of a series of narratives: “A STORY OF DISASTER: HURRICANE IRMA AND THE VIRGIN ISLANDS.” Hurricane Irma, a monster Hurricane, struck the Virgin Islands on September 6, 2017. Irma was the strongest hurricane to have visited the Caribbean in recorded history.


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