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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.”

May 12th, 2018
There is no dream, without learning

Dickson Igwe

What type of learning culture is required to take the Virgin Islands into the next epoch in its history and development?

April 28th, 2018
A vision for the Virgin Islands post Irma- Part 2

Dickson Igwe

OK. There can be no real economic recovery for the Virgin Islands without a clear vision, mission, and plan for a Post Irma future. And post Irma, in a highly competitive, predatory, scientifically driven, global economy, VISION and strategic economic planning alone, will rescue the Virgin Islands from permanent underdevelopment.

April 28th, 2017
VI moving like a blind bat; No data to support decisions- Report

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- The Virgin Islands is moving ahead; however, it seems like a ‘blind man’ in the dark, without proper statistics or data to inform some vital sectors of the economy and its development.This information was unearthed in the 2015 Central Statistics Office Department Report. The report confirmed that the Statistics Office “continues to experience some problems with respect to the collection of financial information from the local banking sector.”

February 21st, 2017
Planning starts for Hon Julian Fraser STS 2017 B/Ball League

DUFF’S BOTTOM, Tortola, VI- Planning for the 2017 Hon Julian Fraser Save the Seed National Basketball League has started.

February 14th, 2017
VI coaches benefit from BVIOC Periodisation & Planning Workshop

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI - The BVI Olympic Committee in partnership with the Caribbean Association of National Olympic Committees, Canada Sport for Life Society, Canada Olympic Committee and Olympic Solidarity hosted the 4th Workshop on Long Term Athlete Development with emphasis on Periodisation and Planning, last Thursday and Friday February 9-10, 2017.

August 18th, 2016
BMSA thrilled with success of Festival Car Show

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI – Motivated by the success of its Festival Car Exhibition held at the Althea Scatliffe Primary School grounds on July 30, 2016, the BVI Motor Sports Association (BMSA) is sparing no time in planning ahead for 2017.

April 1st, 2015
‘Set a goal; have a plan, be determined’ – Mike J. Williams

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI – Mike J. Williams, the Managing Partner of Mourant Ozannes BVI gave a stirring motivational speech to the young and upcoming basketball players of the territory, speaking to them about the important principles needed to be successful – whether in business or on the basketball court.

March 14th, 2013
Accountability high on VG Festival Committee agenda - George

VALLEY, Virgin Gorda, VI – Public Relations Officer of the Virgin Gorda Festival Committee, Jerrell George, expressed that special attention is being paid to spending with this year’s committee to ensure that they ‘end up in the green’ at this year’s festival.

November 23rd, 2011
48% of VI residents not saving for a rainy day - FSC report

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI – Compared to managing, saving and using their money, fewer numbers of Virgin Islands’ residents are planning for the future or saving for a rainy day, disclosed Elise Donovan coordinator of the Financial Literacy Survey Report 2011 which was conducted by the Financial Services Commission (FSC).

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