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October 18th, 2020
‘Taking care of the people is not about popularity’- Premier Fahie

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- “The public has put this government in place to make decisions that are in their best interest. There are a lot of tough decisions to make especially in these challenging times.

January 20th, 2018
Irma, Austerity & Strategic Planning- Part A

Dickson Igwe

Great strategic economic planning, specific to a country’s customs, traditions, and culture, is good for everyone: citizens, employees, employers, businessmen and women, investors, and governments.

March 20th, 2017
Family court needed – Dr Kedrick D. Pickering

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI – A new conversation has started among residents in the Virgin Islands following the suggestion by Deputy Premier and Minister for Natural Resources and Labour Dr The Honourable Kedrick D. Pickering (R7) that a children and family court may be necessary for the territory.

March 4th, 2017
Truly prosperous nations- Part 1

Dickson Igwe

Writers and commentators talk of a clash of civilisations when describing the rise of radical Islamic terror in the west. There is truth to that assertion. But, the real clash of civilisations is wider than the dividing line between two global religions.

February 15th, 2014
Agriculture: a critical driver of Virgin Islands prosperity

By Dickson Igwe

The following story is part of a series of narratives assessing the Virgin Islands economy: an attempt at enlightenment on a subject all too often understood only, by economists, and select pundits. It states that agriculture is not complementary to the twin pillars of tourism and financial services. In fact it could very well be the other way around. It further asserts that agriculture is a unique and irreplaceable driver of Virgin Islands prosperity in its own right.

January 8th, 2014
UPDATE: Youths have no respect for some HOA members – Jason A. Smith

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI – “As a youth man I have no respect what so ever for certain members of the House of Assembly based on what I usually see on TV,” said Jason A. Smith aka ‘Dash’ as he sat with a group of youths reading a recently published article on this news site.

September 9th, 2013
BVI Investment Club should be praised not criticised- resident

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI – One resident has expressed that locals involved in initiatives such as the BVI Investment Club should be praised and not criticised as he felt they often were, despite giving their best efforts. He further stated that locals were very negative and didn’t want to see each other prosper.

August 18th, 2012
Prosperity, free markets, and Virgin Islands development

By Dickson Igwe

Alan Greenspan, in his rendition on globalism and free trade, ‘’ THE AGE OF TURBULENCE: ADVENTURES IN A NEW WORLD,’’ believed the free market was supreme in determining the trajectory of the global economy.

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