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June 20th, 2022
Puerto Rico suspends fuel taxes for 45 days as prices surge

VI CONSORTIUM

SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico- The governor of Puerto Rico last Tuesday, June 14, 2022, signed a measure that suspended gasoline taxes for 45 days, an action taken to mitigate pain at the pump for Puerto Ricans as gas prices surge.

March 22nd, 2022
Rising fuel costs: 'VI may have to start utilising donkeys again'– Akeem R. Pickering

BAUGHERS BAY, Tortola, VI- Former Acting Deputy Managing Director of the BVI Ports Authority Mr Akeem R. Pickering said Virgin Islanders may have to resort to utilising domestic animals for transportation in the face of the rising cost of fuel occurring globally due to the war caused by the ongoing invasion of Ukraine by Russia.

March 16th, 2022
The price increases are coming!

Thomas C. Famous

In or around 1776, Paul Revere was cited as saying “The British are coming, the British are coming!!” There are some disputes as to if it was him or someone else who said it. Yet, the undeniable fact is that the British, under Cornwallis, did come. It took a while, but those same British had to sail themselves back to "Jolly ole Englande" to face the wrath of King George.

March 16th, 2022
Gov’t’s appeal against unjustified fuel price increases had an ‘impact’- Skelton-Cline

BAUGHERS BAY, Tortola, VI- Opposition Leader Hon Marlon A. Penn (R8) may have slammed the attempt by the Government of the Virgin Islands to take action to mitigate unjustified price increases as just ‘a smoke screen’ and ‘hot air’; however, commentator Claude O. Skelton-Cline has said the announcement alone had an immediate impact.

March 9th, 2022
I am 'disgusted' @ 'unjustified' skyrocketing of fuel prices in VI- Skelton-Cline

BAUGHERS BAY, Tortola, VI- Businessman and host of the Honestly Speaking Radio Programme on ZBVI 780 AM, Mr Claude O. Skelton-Cline has issued a call for consumer protection amidst what he said are inflated prices at some fuel pumps locally.

February 2nd, 2012
Delta Petroleum assures VI of “world market” fuel prices

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI – Regional General Manager of Delta Petroleum Bevis Sylvester is assuring the Virgin Islands public that the closing of the Hovensa Oil Refinery in St. Croix will not impact its distribution of fuel and prices in the Territory as the company is actively in negotiations with other refineries and will maintain world market prices.

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