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November 25th, 2020
8-year-old running successful lemonade business

CANE GARDEN BAY, Tortola, VI - She may just be 8 years of age but Liliana A.T. Fahie, of Cane Garden Bay, Tortola, has a growing beverage business that offers up an assortment of lemonade flavours.

November 21st, 2020
The post pandemic economy - Part 2

By Dickson C. Igwe

Capitalism and individualism, with the stress on the market economy, will not be able to deal with the New World of climate change, environmental degradation, and rising power polarities that have no respect for freedom and democracy.

November 20th, 2020
This Week We Feature Young Professional Jhalia J. Edwards

by Ron O. D'Avilar

At just 18-years old, skincare aficionado Jhalia J. Edwards has turned her love for making soaps into a thriving business. ‘AloeCarez’ is a brand encompassing a line of skincare products such as soaps and oils.

November 13th, 2020
This Week We Feature Young Professional Denisha N. Whyte

By Ron O. D'Avilar

Denisha N. Whyte sells sleepwear in the Virgin Islands, through the company ‘Her Treats’. At just 17-years-old, our Young Professional has used her experience as a salesgirl to bolster her entrepreneurship ambitions and carve out a very unique niche.

November 7th, 2020
COVID-19 helped plan legislation with new perspective– Premier Fahie

DUFF’S BOTTOM, Tortola, VI – Premier and Minister of Finance, Hon Andrew A. Fahie (R1) said the Government’s new legislative agenda as laid out in the 2020 Speech from the Throne, was planned with COVID-19 in focus and a new perspective brought about by the pandemic.

November 7th, 2020
The post pandemic economy Part 1

By Dickson C. Igwe

Climate change and unsustainable capitalism have pushed the globe close to the abyss.

Circa November 6, 2020, and Vice President Joe Biden has moved ahead in Pennsylvania and Georgia: the Democrats’ Blue Wall may have placed Joe Biden in the White House thanks to Black US Citizens who came out in huge numbers to vote for Biden despite Republican Party attempts to suppress the black vote.

October 27th, 2020
FirstBank notifies clients about 'security event'

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI - FirstBank has detected a security event in its systems, which has impacted several of its service channels.

October 23rd, 2020
This Week We Feature Young Professional Shantell Forbes

By Ron O. D'Avilar

While most 22-year-olds are obsessed with social media and other social activities, Young Professional Ms Shantell Forbes says she is channelling her energies into building her brand and growing her business.

October 22nd, 2020
Food security under threat with pandemic - Cromwell Smith

BAUGHERS BAY, Tortola, VI – Social Commentator and radio host Cromwell Smith aka ‘Edju En ka’ believes the Virgin Islands (VI) import driven food security is now under threat, should countries decide they will not export foods to the territory as a result of the COVID-19 pandemic.

October 22nd, 2020
18 businesses to find homes in phase one of D5 Economic Zone– Hon Rymer

HUNTUMS GHUT, Tortola, VI – Minister for Works, Transportation and Utilities, Hon Kye M. Rymer (R5) has indicated that in the first phase of the Fifth District Economic Zone development in Huntums Ghut, the government will be constructing three commercial warehouses, each able to accommodate a number of businesses.


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