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May 12th, 2018
There is no dream, without learning

Dickson Igwe

What type of learning culture is required to take the Virgin Islands into the next epoch in its history and development?

April 3rd, 2018
'I as an elected member don't know diddly squat. Ain’t that a shame!' Hon Christian

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI - It was during the continuation of the Third Sitting of the House of Assembly (HoA) debate on the Virgin Islands Recovery and Development Agency Act 2018 on March 23, 2018 that backbencher Honourable Archibald C. Christian (AL), Junior Minister for Tourism, pointed out that persons are seen working on different projects and he is not aware who these persons are.

April 2nd, 2018
Funds for VG Festival could not be transferred to other projects - Hon Hubert R. O'Neal

LITTLE DIX BAY, Virgin Gorda, VI - “I know it is under much difficult circumstances. I know there was a lot of controversy surrounding whether we should have the festival at all, should it be cancelled and I know there were arguments for cancelling it because of what tragedy that we have been through with hurricanes Irma and Maria.”

March 24th, 2018
Borrow from home or abroad?

Dickson Igwe

Governments, even micro administrations of tiny jurisdictions, have the ability to raise finance, to an exponentially greater degree than individuals and small businesses.

March 13th, 2018
PAID AD: Rebuilding a stronger VI together

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- Below is a statement by Premier and Minister of Finance Dr The Honourable D. Orlando Smith (AL), delivered on Monday, March 12, 2018.

March 10th, 2018
Cashless in a cash filled world

Dickson Igwe

The western world is overflowing with cash. This is a consequence of quantitative easing, and monetary stimulus, combined with fearful and debt laden consumers. The following story asserts that the [British] Virgin Islands inhabits a paradoxical place. It sits between a UK austerity culture, and a world apparently drowning in cash. But the country cannot access that cash.

February 28th, 2018
A Black History Month message against using hurricanes to rob us

Alred C. Frett

It’s over 6-months since Hurricane Irma destroyed Satellite Dishes, toppled Radio Towers and severed our On-Air connections but thanks to VINO my views were kept alive via ‘Truth for the Youth’ Articles. These Hurricanes dropped us in a time zone of Natural and man-made disasters and along with the forces of evil and Impediments we encountered, I applaud your ability to survive in what is ‘our worst of times’.

February 21st, 2018
We have turned into team of professional beggars - Hon Myron V. Walwyn

BAUGHERS BAY, Tortola, VI - As the Territory is in its recovery stage following the destructive hurricanes of September 2017, the government is receiving millions of dollars in loans, which the next generation will have to repay.

February 18th, 2018
'Journey to recovery not a sprint but a marathon'- Dr Robert A. Mathavious

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- While the Virgin Islands has seen much progress since the hurricanes of September 2017 ravaged the islands, there are many who still feel much more can be done, especially by the National Democratic Party (NDP) Government.

February 17th, 2018
The dangers of short term thinking- Part A

Dickson Igwe

Post the Disasters of September 2017, the Virgin Islands requires long term thinking. The country must establish a long term economic planning model. In other words, a long term vision for these islands must be written in granite.



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