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November 28th, 2018
Branson Foundation lends to BFEC restoration

VALLEY, Virgin Gorda, VI – Ninety persons from the United Kingdom (UK)—comprising everyday civilians, lawyers, teachers, nurses, flight attendants, parents and pilots to name a few—cleared debris, painted walls, and toiled effortlessly under the Virgin Gorda’s sun, on Thursday, November 15th, 2018.

November 24th, 2018
75 graduate VI first hospitality Pop-up School

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI - Seventy Five, men and women who were certified as ‘trained’ in 'Hospitality' graduated at a ceremony held in their honour last night, November 23, 2018—the first to have benefited from the international Pop up School - Saira Hospitality.

November 23rd, 2018
Richard Branson’s Necker Island back in business

NECKER ISLAND, VI - Necker Island—a paradise vacation spot owned by British Billionaire, Sir Richard C. N. Branson—has officially reopened and welcomed back its first guests, one year on since the hurricanes of 2017, completely ravaged the Virgin Islands (VI).

February 25th, 2016
KPMG facilitates Branson Centre of Entrepreneurship - Caribbean training programme in the BVI

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI - Today, February 25, 2016 is the final day for start-up entrepreneurs in the BVI to sign up for the entrepreneurship accelerator programme run by the Branson Centre of Entrepreneurship-Caribbean (BCoEC). The intitiative is facilitated through KPMG which joined forces with BCoEC to launch and manage the programme in the British Virgin Islands.

October 29th, 2015
Sir Richard Branson is making Necker Island green

NECKER ISLAND, VI - Sir Richard Branson is continuing his push for sustainable energy in the Caribbean, and the Caribbean resident is putting his money where his mouth is by continuing to make his private Necker Island in the Virgin Islands more green, following his regional call for sustainable energy development, according to an article on Caribbean Journal’s website.

October 24th, 2015
Bone Crusher charity swim off to Jost Van Dyke

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- The Bone Crusher Charity Swim event, a 5.3 mile swim from Brewer's Bay to Jost Van Dyke, is being held this Saturday, October 24, 2015 to raise money for T'Shonda Dore.

November 6th, 2014
‘Absolutely not true!’ - Dr the Hon Kedrick D. Pickering

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI – Minister for Natural Resources and Labour Dr the Honourable Kedrick D. Pickering dismissed out of hand the assertion that the Government of the Virgin Islands gave another island to billionaire entrepreneur Sir Richard Branson in exchange for money to develop the Terrance B. Lettsome International Airport.

April 15th, 2014
Grenada Looking to Court Investments in Green Energy

Caribbean Journal

Grenada says it is targeting investments in green energy, following the signing of an expression of interest with Sir Richard Branson’s Carbon War Room.

October 13th, 2013
Bye bye, Britain! Sir Richard Branson sells Oxfordshire mansion and moves to holiday island tax haven home

Mail Online News

Sir Richard Branson has left Britain and is living on his holiday island of Necker, it emerged today.
The decision to leave the country for the British Virgin Islands is a turnaround for the charismatic 63-year-old entrepreneur, who has draped himself in the Union Flag to promote his business.

March 22nd, 2013
Sir Branson initiates loan for VI entrepreneurs 'falling through the cracks'

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- Anyone with that unique business idea but has failed to get the support of the banks to get started as an entrepreneur may want to consider the special loan initiative being spearheaded by Sir Richard Branson.


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