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October 12th, 2016
Cut out perks for foreign investors- Doug Wheatley

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- Using the developmental phase of the Silicon Valley in the United States of America as an example, the host of the Speak out BVI radio programme on Tuesday October 11, 2016 on ZBVI 780 AM, Doug Wheatley, said the Virgin Islands should no longer be offering incentives to entrepreneurs and the working class to come to the territory.

March 8th, 2016
Bishop John I. Cline ‘angered & frustrated’ by Govt’s foreign bias 

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI – Bishop of the New Life Baptist Church and entrepreneur John I. Cline said he is angered and frustrated when government turns to overseas companies for investment opportunities or for expertise without first considering what can be done by local companies.

January 30th, 2014
UN: Foreign Investment in Caribbean Tax Haven Dwarfs India and Brazil

By International Business Times

More foreign investment was pumped into the British Virgin Islands, a tax haven in the Caribbean, than some of the world's largest developing economies during 2013.

September 22nd, 2012
Riding the powerful global horse

By Dickson Igwe

Two assertions made by vocal voices in the local press over the issue of Foreign Investment in the Virgin Islands are these: ‘’the Virgin Islands are too dependent on Foreign Investment; and a good swathe of the national economy is in the hands of foreigners, which are putting Virgin Islanders on the back burner.’’



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