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May 5th, 2024
CRYPTOAEGIS INVEST is a fraud; Not licensed in this jurisdiction- FSC

PASEA ESTATE, Tortola, VI- The British Virgin Islands Financial Services Commission (FSC) has issued a public statement to protect customers, creditors or persons who may have been solicited to conduct business by CRYPTOAEGIS INVEST and to make the general public aware that the person or entity has never been licensed or regulated by the FSC to carry on any financial services business, according to a recent statement.

September 5th, 2023
Hon Lorna G. Smith accuses Hon Marlon A. Penn of being 'Sexist' over question!

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- The House of Assembly (HoA) got a little heated today September 5, 2023, during the Continuation of the Second Sitting of the First Session of the Fifth HoA.

May 17th, 2023
OT’s & UK to establish 'technical working group' on Public Registers

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- The Virgin Islands, along with other Overseas Territories (OTs) in 2020 committed to implementing Public Registers of Beneficial Ownership by the end of 2023, providing it was a global standard.

February 23rd, 2023
‘You can’t get more than 2 bags of groceries for close to $200’- Lorna G. Smith

FISH BAY, Tortola, VI- Freshly announced At Large candidate for the 2023 General Election in the [British] Virgin Islands (VI) Mrs Lorna G. Smith, OBE, has lamented the cost of living in the territory.

September 26th, 2022
Focus on tourism doesn't mean less attention on financial services– Premier

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI– Virgin Islands Premier and Minister of Finance, Dr the Hon Natalio D. Wheatley (R7) has assured the people of the Virgin Islands (VI) that a focus on tourism does not mean less interest or attention is being placed on financial services.

September 6th, 2022
Financial services carried VI when tourism industry was halted- Premier Wheatley

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- “We see the wisdom of our predecessors when they chose to establish our financial services industry in the 1980s,” Premier and Minister of Finance Dr the Honourable Natalio D. Wheatley (R7) remarked in a statement on the 5th Anniversary of Hurricane Irma today, September 6, 2022.

August 10th, 2022
Hypocrisy? UK allows certain companies to not disclose beneficial owners

LONDON, United Kingdom (UK)- While trying to force Overseas Territories in the Caribbean to impose Public Registers of Beneficial Ownership, which could potentially cripple financial services, the United Kingdom (UK) has been allowing certain companies registered in its jurisdiction to not disclose its beneficial owners.

March 10th, 2022
UK hypocrites!

Thomas C. Famous

On February 24, 2022, the Russian Federation, led by Vladimir V. Putin, crossed the border and invaded the sovereign nation of Ukraine.

February 24th, 2022
US 'sidestepping' Public Registers of Beneficial Ownership 'hypocritical'– Skelton-Cline

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI – Talkshow host Claude O. Skelton-Cline has called out the duplicitous nature of the US Government implementing Central Registers of Beneficial Ownership, yet backing the European Union (EU) and the United Kingdom (UK) on the Virgin Islands (VI) and other British OTs Implementing Public Registers.

February 19th, 2022
HLSCC offering FinTech courses starting March 2022

PARAQUITA BAY, Tortola, VI - The H. Lavity Stoutt Community College (HLSCC) will be offering a Financial Technology (FinTech) programme for persons interested in becoming professionals in the field starting March 2022.

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