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July 30th, 2022
Lowering benchmarks is not the answer

Dickson C. Igwe

Listening to specific politicians and commentators reveals this country still has a steep hill to climb to develop socially and technologically.

July 23rd, 2022
Local remittance tax now 3.5%, customs duty reductions extended– Dr Wheatley

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI – Virgin Islands Premier and Minister of Finance Dr. the Honourable Natalio D. Wheatley has announced the extension in the reduction of customs duties in the Virgin Islands.

June 18th, 2022
Lawful societies promote the greater good

Dickson C. Igwe

The culture of 'wrong and strong' is a Virgin Islands folly. It will be the undoing of the Virgin Islands. There is aversion by a significant sub set to the new reality of correctly imposed Indirect Rule from the UK.

May 28th, 2022
Premier affirms Unity Gov’ts commitment to fighting money laundering

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI – Virgin Islands Premier and Minister of Finance, Dr the Hon Natalio D. Wheatley has affirmed his Government’s commitment to fighting money laundering and other financial crimes in the VI.

May 21st, 2022
The Virgin Islands is under the microscope

Dickson C. Igwe

The Virgin Islands owing to the highly publicized Commission of Inquiry, and now the arrest of the Former Premier on drug trafficking allegations will be under the global microscope for many years.

May 14th, 2022
Corruption & Social Behavior

Dickson C. Igwe

A certain politician in the Virgin Islands enjoys pontificating on how we got here to this sad place on national and social media. The great man is clearly intelligent and thoughtful.

May 7th, 2022
The VI CoI Report

Dickson C. Igwe

The arrest of the British Virgin Islands Premier in Miami Florida on drug-related charges on April 28 2022 is a dramatic development in the Commission of Inquiry saga that has kept the country on edge for many months.

April 23rd, 2022
Agriculture, fisheries & inflation

Dickson C. Igwe

Food-sufficient countries frequently possess a vibrant internal market culture. This is a way of life driven by farming and associated commercial activity. Food and drink are critical for human existence and form a major part of household budgets, for the mass of the population. Then rising food prices are a major contributor to inflationary pressures. People cannot choose not to eat.

April 16th, 2022
Politics, Representative Democracy and Virgin Islands

Edgar Leonard

The next VI General Election is constitutionally due no later than February 2023 unless the incumbent government decides to call the election sooner.

April 2nd, 2022
The return of the inflation monster?

Dickson C. Igwe

The younger generation – under 50s - have not experienced nor understood the evils of inflation like older folk have. And today there is a warning the world may be entering stagflation as inflation rises to the 10% mark; energy prices increase by up to 60%, and war in Ukraine drives up commodity and food prices. These are serious economic times indeed.

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