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May 3rd, 2022
Dictatorship vs Self-Determination

Thomas C. Famous

“I see a bad moon arising

I see Trouble on the way.”- Credence Clearwater Revival


Over the last week, anyone who truly loves the Virgin Islands, the Caribbean, and freedom, has had a heavy heart.

May 2nd, 2022
Digicel+ debuts its $3.5M 'Superfast Fibre' on Tortola

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI - Following the successful launch of Digicel+ in Virgin Gorda last September 2021, Digicel has rolled out new services on Tortola in a bid to ensure the entire Virgin Islands (VI) enjoys a superfast internet.

April 30th, 2022
Should Foreign Office take direct control of BVI? – UK MP Chris J. Bryant asks

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI – Opposition Labour MP Chris J. Bryant has been accused of advocating for colonialism by asking whether the Arrest of BVI Premier, Hon Andrew A. Fahie (R1) on drug conspiracy and money laundering charges should pave the way for the UK Foreign Office to take direct control of the territory.

April 27th, 2022
TRC to hold public hearing on Digicel’s application for licence renewal

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- On May 6, 2022, a public hearing will be held by the Telecommunications Regulatory Commission of the Virgin Islands (Commission) in relation to Digicel (BVI) Limited’s (Digicel) application for renewal of its Licence for the Operation of a Telecommunications Network providing Telecommunications Services in the [British] Virgin Islands (Licence).

April 27th, 2022
VI delegation meets with several cruise & yacht tourism companies in Miami

MIAMI, Florida, USA – The Virgin Islands delegation led by Premier and Minister of Finance Hon Andrew A. Fahie (R1) has already met with several tourism partners at the Seatrade Cruise Global Conference being held in Miami, Florida this week April 25 to April 28, 2022.

April 27th, 2022
Loss of correspondent banking will pose serious threats to region– Guyana PM

INEWS GUYANA

BRIDGETOWN, Barbados--Prime Minister (PM), Retired Brigadier Mark Phillips stated on Wednesday that the loss of correspondent banking, increase of the unbanked and disruption of the flow of remittance will pose serious threats to the economic and social stability of the Caribbean.

April 26th, 2022
$10K cheque presented to Robinson O’Neal Memorial Primary by North Sound Foundation

NORTH SOUND, Virgin Gorda, VI- The Robinson O’Neal Memorial Primary School on Virgin Gorda has received yet another generous donation from the North Sound Foundation, which was founded by developer David V. Johnson and wife Pamela of Oil Nut Bay.

April 26th, 2022
‘De-risking’ by banks making it difficult for small man & foreign investors- Premier

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- De-risking measures, which were originally intended to combat international organised crime such as money laundering and terrorism financing, have been making it increasingly difficult – and even impossible - for ordinary, honest persons – the small ordinary men and women and the small business - to get access to basic banking services such as opening a bank account or getting a credit card.

April 25th, 2022
UPDATE: Premier, VI delegation arrive for Cruise Global Conference in Miami

MIAMI, Florida, USA – The Virgin Islands delegation led by Premier Andrew A. Fahie (R1) has arrived in Miami Florida for the 2022 Seatrade Cruise Global Conference this week, April 25 to April 28, 2022.

April 24th, 2022
Progress continues on construction of modern market square in RT

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- Construction of the modern market square in the heart of the capital city Road Town is progressing “extremely well” and when completed will be a “beauty to behold”.

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