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September 5th, 2022
VI Project Planning, Programming & Progress

Edgar Leonard

The following familiar motto is attributable to Benjamin Franklin, “if you fail to plan, you plan to fail.” Another familiar slogan for the British Army is, “preparation prevents piss poor performance.” The US Army equivalent is, “prior planning prevents piss poor performance.”

November 16th, 2020
No open crowds for BVI Food Fete 2020

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- Crowded ferries and other boats with revellers will not be the order of the day as is customary for the biggest event that has been featured on the island of Anegada annually, the Anegada Lobster Fest, now being referred to as the BVI Food Fete Dine Out Anegada (Lobster Edition).

May 26th, 2018
Economies ‘built on sand’- Part A

Dickson Igwe

Countries that depend upon a single product and a single market for their economic existence put all their eggs into a single basket. When that basket takes a hit “all hell breaks loose.”

May 12th, 2018
There is no dream, without learning

Dickson Igwe

What type of learning culture is required to take the Virgin Islands into the next epoch in its history and development?

April 28th, 2018
A vision for the Virgin Islands post Irma- Part 2

Dickson Igwe

OK. There can be no real economic recovery for the Virgin Islands without a clear vision, mission, and plan for a Post Irma future. And post Irma, in a highly competitive, predatory, scientifically driven, global economy, VISION and strategic economic planning alone, will rescue the Virgin Islands from permanent underdevelopment.

April 28th, 2017
VI moving like a blind bat; No data to support decisions- Report

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- The Virgin Islands is moving ahead; however, it seems like a ‘blind man’ in the dark, without proper statistics or data to inform some vital sectors of the economy and its development.This information was unearthed in the 2015 Central Statistics Office Department Report. The report confirmed that the Statistics Office “continues to experience some problems with respect to the collection of financial information from the local banking sector.”

February 21st, 2017
Planning starts for Hon Julian Fraser STS 2017 B/Ball League

DUFF’S BOTTOM, Tortola, VI- Planning for the 2017 Hon Julian Fraser Save the Seed National Basketball League has started.

February 14th, 2017
VI coaches benefit from BVIOC Periodisation & Planning Workshop

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI - The BVI Olympic Committee in partnership with the Caribbean Association of National Olympic Committees, Canada Sport for Life Society, Canada Olympic Committee and Olympic Solidarity hosted the 4th Workshop on Long Term Athlete Development with emphasis on Periodisation and Planning, last Thursday and Friday February 9-10, 2017.

August 18th, 2016
BMSA thrilled with success of Festival Car Show

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI – Motivated by the success of its Festival Car Exhibition held at the Althea Scatliffe Primary School grounds on July 30, 2016, the BVI Motor Sports Association (BMSA) is sparing no time in planning ahead for 2017.

April 1st, 2015
‘Set a goal; have a plan, be determined’ – Mike J. Williams

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI – Mike J. Williams, the Managing Partner of Mourant Ozannes BVI gave a stirring motivational speech to the young and upcoming basketball players of the territory, speaking to them about the important principles needed to be successful – whether in business or on the basketball court.

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