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September 1st, 2019
Banking facility to be restored on VG in October

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI - Originally scheduled for an August 2019 opening, residents and other persons on Virgin Gorda will have to wait until October of 2019, for access to much needed banking facilities via Banco Popular, following some setbacks.

May 17th, 2019
Banco Popular to open on VG in August 2019- Premier Fahie

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- Residents and other persons on Virgin Gorda will have access to much needed banking facilities by August of 2019, according to Premier and Minister of Finance Honourable Andrew A. Fahie (R1) during the Third Sitting of the First Session of the Fourth House of Assembly today, May 17, 2019.

April 4th, 2019
Banco Popular heading to VG in August 2019

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI - Premier and Minister of Finance, Honourable Andrew A. Fahie (R1) has announced that the banking institution, Banco Popular will be offering full banking services to the Virgin Gorda community beginning August 2019.

March 14th, 2019
Talks fruitful for return of Banking to VG – Premier

Road Town, Tortola, VI – Banking service is expected to make a full return to the sister island of Virgin Gorda (VG), after several months without a banking presence on the island following the exit of Scotiabank in September of 2018.

September 1st, 2018
Banco Popular explores opening Virgin Gorda branch

VALLEY, Virgin Gorda, VI - Banco Popular is in the process of conducting its due diligence and feasibility studies into establishing a branch on Virgin Gorda, following the closure of the Scotia Bank, effective today, September 1, 2018.

December 7th, 2015
‘We did not copy Nagico’s car sale’ – CIL’s Simone T. Monsanto

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI – Director at Caribbean Insurers Limited Simone T. Monsanto told this news site on Saturday December 5, 2015 that the car sale hosted jointly by her company and Banco Popular was not in response to the car sale event the weekend before on November 28, 2015.

November 30th, 2015
UPDATE: ‘All clear’ issued @ Road Town Banco Popular

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI - After being evacuated from the bank along with others who rent space in the Banco Popular Building, in Road Town, the Virgin Islands Capital City, after 8:00 AM today November 30, 2015 all have been returned to the building.

November 17th, 2013
Social Security Board takes win in ‘Battle of the Corps’ challenge

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI – As the date for the final draws closer, the competition in the UMI Fashion’s 'Battle of the Corps' has been picking up pace and the crowd is getting larger as evident in round three held on Friday November 15, 2013. BVI Social Security Board (BVISSB) trumped Banco Popular to take the win.

May 9th, 2013
VC testifies again after alleged Banco Popular assault

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI – The Crown returned one of its main witnesses to the stand as the trial of Simeon Power continued before the Magistrate’s Court today, May 9, 2013.

March 15th, 2013
This Week We Feature Young Professional K’Nal O. Thomas

By Cathy Richards

This young man is one you can safely say has his eyes on success to the extent that he is prepared to invest most of his youth working towards achieving this ultimate goal in life.

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