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January 13th, 2020
New CDB backed revolving fund created for young entrepreneurs

BAUGHERS BAY, Tortola, VI - Young entrepreneurs in the Virgin Islands (VI) will soon be able to access special business financing from the Caribbean Development Bank (CDB) through the National Bank of the Virgin Islands as part of a new revolving fund to boost local entrepreneurship.

January 8th, 2020
From Car Wash to PR: Shakeem O. Springette pursuing his passion

SEA COWS BAY, Tortola, VI - In January 2019, Virgin Islands News Online (VINO) featured young businessman Shakeem O. Springette and the launch of his 'Luxury Styles Car Wash and Detailing' shop in Sea Cows Bay. About a year later, the young entrepreneur has expanded by launching a second business called 'On Point Publicity'.

January 6th, 2020
'No one truly knows how many persons work @ Prospect Reef' - Premier Fahie

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI - Following calls to pay the current staff of the hurricane-damaged Prospect Reef facility left abandoned by the former Dr D. Orlando Smith led National Democratic Party (NDP), Premier and Minister of Finance, Hon Andrew A. Fahie (R1) has revealed that the current staff complement of the facility is unknown.

December 27th, 2019
This Week We Feature Young Professional Brandon N. Andrew

By Ron O. D'Avilar

'When life gives you lemons, you make lemonade' is a popular mantra that young Brandon N. Andrew has literally crafted into his very own business. At 24-year-old he runs a pop-up beverage shop called ‘Brandini's Lemonade’ through collaborations with bars, festivals, private events and other initiatives.

December 20th, 2019
This Week We Feature Young Professional Tunika G.N. Aymer

By Ron O. D’Avilar

A bold entrepreneur with a passion for fashion, 31-year-old Tunika G.N. Aymer is living her childhood dream by owning a fashion retailer. “When I was a little girl, I always wanted to make sure when I go out to any function I was always well dressed,” she told Virgin Islands News Online (VINO). The name of her business is stylised ‘Uniqueandcreativefashion'.

November 22nd, 2019
This Week We Feature Young Professional Cordell C. Richards

By Ron O. D'Avilar

Young Professional Cordell C. Richards is literally a man on a mission, again proving that a lot of young men in the Virgin Islands are choosing to shun idleness and nefarious activities and are becoming focused and progressive citizens. Cordell runs a scooter messenger service in the heart of Road Town, Tortola, and is also the owner of an auto parts shop servicing the wider Virgin Islands (VI).

November 15th, 2019
This Week We Feature Young Professional Keyana K.N. Browne

By Ron O. D'Avilar

All around the world Virgin Islanders are flying the flag of the territory high. One such individual, Ms Keyana K. N Browne, is no different. She is an entrepreneur as well as a Certified Medical Assistant, in addition to being the Founder and CEO of an apparel company called 'Baby Royal Eminence'.

November 8th, 2019
This Week We Feature Young Professional Melvin A. Knight

By Ron O. D'Avilar

While many youths are busy with smartphones and social media apps, 24-year-old Melvin A. Knight has his eyes set on the future. As a Young Professional, he works in the air services industry but also finds time to entertain people through his growing career as a Disc Jockey, following in the footsteps of his father.

November 7th, 2019
'Tremendous economic potential on Virgin Gorda' - Premier Fahie

VALLEY, Virgin Gorda, VI - With the return of physical banking services to the sister island of Virgin Gorda (VG) after over a year of being without, Premier and Minister of Finance, Hon Andrew A. Fahie (R1) says the island has tremendous economic potential now and in the future under his government.

October 14th, 2019
VI looking to tap into African business market - Hon Wheatley

BAUGHERS BAY, Tortola, VI - Deputy Premier and Minister for Natural Resources, Labour and Immigration, Hon Vincent O. Wheatley (R9) says the Virgin Islands (VI), as part of diversifying its business services and sectors, will be looking to tap into the African business market, starting with South Africa as a new prospect.


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