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June 13th, 2024
Industrial trade growth between VI & China 'increasing year on year'– Hon Smith

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI– Deputy Premier and Minister for Financial Services, Labour and Trade Hon Lorna G. Smith, OBE (AL) has disclosed that trade between the [British] Virgin Islands (VI) and China continues to grow yearly.

August 20th, 2021
Some in VI 'believe all the wealth only belongs to them'– Hon Smith

DUFF'S BOTTOM, Tortola, VI- Deputy Speaker of the House of Assembly Honourable Neville A. Smith (AL) has criticised what he deemed as the culture where some sections of society endeavour to prevent children of the working class from becoming wealthy.

January 16th, 2021
'We are going to fight’ until marijuana bill is assented - Premier Fahie

FAHIE HILL, Tortola, VI – Virgin Islands (VI) Premier and Minister of Finance, Hon Andrew A. Fahie (R1) says his administration intends to fight the hold-up of the Cannabis Licensing Act until it is assented to.

December 14th, 2020
VI lost potential investors due to hold up of Cannabis Bill- Premier Fahie

DUFF'S BOTTOM, Tortola, VI – Premier and Minister of Finance, Hon Andrew A. Fahie (R1) has said that as a result of the hold-up of the Cannabis Bill, passed since June 2020 in the Virgin Islands House of Assembly (HoA) for the territory to establish a medicinal marijuana sector, the territory has already lost some potential investors.

October 11th, 2020
LIAT could be back in the skies again as early as November


ST JOHN’S, Antigua, – The cash-strapped regional airline, LIAT, which is undergoing a restructuring programme, is likely to return to the skies in November, a senior government minister in Antigua has said.

August 21st, 2020
‘Money Matters BVI’ to expose local Pyramid & Ponzi schemes

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI - Residents in the Virgin Islands (VI) are being encouraged to tune into a discussion via the 'MONEY MATTERS BVI' Facebook page or ZBVI Radio station on Sunday, August 23, 2020, at 2:00 pm as the team will delve into how Ponzi and Pyramid Schemes work and why they are poor financial investments.

February 12th, 2020
More business ventures & jobs coming- Allison Petrus aka ‘Allie’

FISH BAY, Tortola, VI- The Government of the Virgin Islands (VI) has stated publicly that it will be throwing its full support behind businessman Allison Petrus aka ‘Allie’ and family to encourage them in their endeavour to undertake more business ventures in the Territory and ultimately creating employment.

October 6th, 2018
Investment(s): We should be the Primary Investors

By Donald E. de Castro

Greed started taking this Territory on its way to self-destruction when it first embraced financial services and our political leaders and many business leaders have continued to encourage it.

December 15th, 2015
'Get the courage to lobby Gov't to amend jet ski law'- Richard C. de Castro

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- Arguing that jet skis are much safer now and there needs to be more job opportunities for youth, television talk show host Richard C. de Castro is once again emphasising that it may be time to lift the ban on jet skis in the Virgin Islands.

January 4th, 2012
VI Government praised for openness to tourism

NORTH SOUND, Virgin Gorda, VI – One of the world’s wealthiest philanthropists, His Highness the Aga Khan, commended the Virgin Islands’ Government for its “enabling environment” for massive investments in the tourism industry.

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