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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.

October 11th, 2019
This Week We Feature Young Professional Sharayah D. Brown

By Ron O. D'Avilar

More and more people are paying attention to their body as health and wellness, along with holistic medicine, is one of the fastest-growing industries in the world.

October 4th, 2019
This Week We Feature Young Professional Malique R. Fleming

By Ron O. D'Avilar

Millennials are multitasking pros and 21-year-old Malique R. Fleming is no different. He is an Accounts Payable and Duties Analyst Officer at a local courier company. Malique also shines as an entrepreneur and the owner of his very own brokerage company, MFS Brokerage Services.

August 23rd, 2019
This Week We Feature Young Professional Shamahnea J. Simmons

By Ron O. D'Avilar

The ability to develop, organise and manage a business, along with its risks, in order to profit are the hallmarks of being an entrepreneur. Many get into business yet few can muster up the skills to master the art. Our Young Professional this week is Shamahnea J. Simmons. At just 17-year-old, she runs a thriving cosmetics business with its eyes set on the global stage.

August 22nd, 2019
'For Export Only' food labels spark online debate

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI - A post in "The REAL BVI Community Board," Facebook group has sparked a debate as concerns are being raised over the quality of food being imported into the territory owing to several imported items carrying the label 'For Export Only," while being retailed in the Virgin Islands (VI).

August 15th, 2019
Premier's 1000 jobs initiative kicks off Wed, Aug 21, 2019

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI – First announced by Premier and Minister of Finance Honourable Andrew A. Fahie (R1) as part of a Virgin Islands Party (VIP) campaign promise on the road to the February 25, 2019, elections day in the Virgin Islands, the 1000 jobs in 1000 days initiative will officially kick off on August 21, 2109, at 10:00am at Central Administration Complex in Road Town, Tortola.

August 14th, 2019
'More poverty in VI now than ever' - Hon Fraser

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI – Hon Julian Fraser RA, the Third District Representative in the Virgin Islands (VI) House of Assembly, says the territory continues to settle for ‘second-best’ as a people with regards to local industries, and as such, getting short-changed in the offshore business sector.

August 2nd, 2019
This Week We Feature Young Professional Cleodean A. Meyers

By Ron O. D’Avilar

A career mom and budding entrepreneur, this week’s Young Professional has built a life on fostering great business relationships with the people she met along her career path. Working in the financial sector can be very stressful at times, but for our Young Professional, assisting others to fulfill their dreams remains the best and most gratifying part of the job.

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