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March 19th, 2024
‘Some businesses feel workers should just be glad they have a job’- Cromwell Smith

BAUGHERS BAY, Tortola, VI- Talk show host Cromwell Smith aka Edju En Ka believes that when considering what the minimum wage should be like, more value needs to be placed on the employer as he gets the feeling more of the emphasis is often given to the employer.

February 8th, 2024
Chamber of Commerce seeking feedback on crime impacting business community

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- The BVI Chamber of Commerce (BVICoC) is reaching out to the business community to gather insights and feedback on the issue of crime and its impact on businesses in the [British] Virgin Islands.

March 23rd, 2023
2 PVIM At Large candidates pledge to revisit legislators retirement Act

BAUGHERS BAY, Tortola, VI- Candidates for the 2023 General Elections have been milking the legislators’ retirement Act controversy to gain political traction, with some promising to have the legislation repealed, while some have said they would push for parts of it to be revised.

August 24th, 2022
Gov’t can look into electricity subsidies, fuel cost cutting- Shaina M. Smith-Archer

FISH BAY, Tortola, VI - BVI Chamber of Commerce and Hotel Association (BVIVVHA) Chairperson, Mrs Shaina M. Smith-Archer has called on the Government to implement measures to cut the cost of electricity in the Virgin Islands (VI).

August 22nd, 2022
VI facing cost-of-living crisis over inflation- Shaina M. Smith-Archer

FISH BAY, Tortola, VI– BVI Chamber of Commerce and Hotel Association (BVIVVHA) Chairperson, Ms Shaina M. Smith-Archer has raised as troubling "a cost-of-living crisis" in the Virgin Islands as a result of "imported inflation" that has trickled its way into commodity prices.

May 25th, 2022
‘Crux of the matter’ in VI is really about nation building- Shaina M. Smith-Archer

BAUGHER'S BAY, Tortola, VI- Activist and political candidate Mrs Shaina M. Smith-Archer says the challenges of today’s Virgin Islands are really about nation-building amidst the conversation of direct rule and more self-determination.

May 9th, 2022
‘Something needs to be done about this fuel surcharge!’- Shaina M. Smith-Archer

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- Residents and businesses in the territory have recently been taken aback with the sharp increase in charges on their electricity bills supplied by the BVI Electricity Corporation (BVIEC).

February 25th, 2022
'Yes, I still plan to continue'- Shaina M. Smith-Archer on contesting elections

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- Mrs Shaina M. Smith-Archer has confirmed plans to contest the upcoming General Elections constitutionally due in 2023 in the Virgin Islands.

January 7th, 2022
UK’s bid is to recolonise OTs under Global Britain- Cromwell Smith

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI - Talk show host Cromwell Smith aka 'Edju En Ka' says he would be surprised if the United Kingdom-sponsored Commission of Inquiry (CoI) would include in its final report recommendations for the Virgin Islands (VI) to be independent.

November 22nd, 2021
Scanty support for 'Cindy' in protest march to HoA

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- Sworn critic of the Virgin Islands Party (VIP) government, Rosemary Cindy Rosan-Jones led a handful of persons in a protest march today, November 22, 2021, the first 1949 Great Match and Restoration Day holiday in the Virgin Islands.

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