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February 19th, 2020
VI must 'aggressively & assertively' expand its tourism sector- Skelton-Cline

BAUGHERS BAY, Tortola, VI - Alluding that the Virgin Islands (VI) tourism product is the one thing from the Territory that cannot be outsourced, ZBVI 780am 'Honestly Speaking' moderator, Mr Claude O. Skelton-Cline has challenged the government and authorities to embark on an extensive expansion of the Territory's tourism product.

February 8th, 2020
'We need to teach our children how to fail'- Angelle A. Cameron

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI - Former Mrs BVI, Angelle A. Cameron said that as part of preparing Virgin Island youths for the future, it is important to teach them how to fail and the importance of failure as part of the learning and growing process.

January 30th, 2020
‘If the NDP is dead, let's funeralise it’ - Skelton-Cline

BAUGHERS BAY, Tortola, VI – Honestly Speaking radio show moderator, Mr Claude O. Skelton-Cline has urged Opposition Leader, Hon Marlon A. Penn (R8) to make official the death of the National Democratic Party (NDP) instead of constantly complaining across the media and in press conferences.

January 23rd, 2020
Agreement signed for redevelopment of Peter Island Resort

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- Premier and Minister of Finance, Honourable Andrew A. Fahie (R1) has signed an agreement with Peter Island Limited for the redevelopment of its resort on behalf of the Government and people of the Virgin Islands.

January 23rd, 2020
MoU inked between HLSCC & Power 52 for solar technical training

PARAQUITA BAY, Tortola, VI - The Premier's Green Strategy initiative to put the Virgin Islands (VI) on the path towards becoming a green economy is now moving full speed ahead, with the signing of a new Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) between the H. Lavity Stoutt Community College (HLSCC) and Power 52 on Wednesday, January 22, 2020, for the training of local solar technicians.

January 14th, 2020
Gov't wants 100 VIslanders planting marijuana by May 2020

BAUGHERS BAY, Tortola, VI - Initially set with a target of 40 farmers for 40 acres of land, the now developing medical marijuana industry in the Virgin Islands (VI) will now target 100 Virgin Islanders with 50 acres of land to get them planting cannabis by May 2020.

January 13th, 2020
‘All hands should be on deck’ behind Premier’s agenda – Skelton-Cline

BAUGHERS BAY, Tortola, VI – ZBVI ‘Honestly Speaking’ radio host and social commentator, Mr Claude O. Skelton-Cline says that given the Premier’s unconventional approach to governance and a renewed push towards the developmental agenda of the Virgin Islands (VI), all hands should be on deck to support the ideas of Hon Andrew A. Fahie (R1).

December 3rd, 2019
RVIPF officers complete leadership training

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI – Officers of the Royal Virgin Islands Police Force (RVIPF) recently completed an Interview Skills and Management and Leadership for Supervisory Officers Training that took place at the Road Town Police Station from October 21 to November 15, 2019.

June 7th, 2019
‘We have lifted the profile of the BVI’ - Premier on 100 days in office

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI – With Thursday, June 6, 2019, officially marking 100 days since the Virgin Islands Party (VIP) took the helm of government, Premier and Minister of Finance, Hon Andrew. A. Fahie (R1) has praised his administration for taking on a bold and unconventional approach to leadership by dealing with tough issues directly.

May 26th, 2018
Economies ‘built on sand’- Part A

Dickson Igwe

Countries that depend upon a single product and a single market for their economic existence put all their eggs into a single basket. When that basket takes a hit “all hell breaks loose.”

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