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March 30th, 2024
Value & Supply Chain

Dickson C. Igwe

OK. The scope, type, and value of capital assets sitting in the Virgin Islands require observation, assessment, and evaluation. Why? Detailed assessment of the wealth-generating assets of the Virgin Islands – the capital mix- is beneficial for economic and social planning. It is also important information for organizations and businesses, both local and international. The innovative management of capital is key to the Virgin Islands' prosperity.

February 7th, 2024
Opposition Leader ‘Misspoke’ on JvD electricity issue- Dr Neil M. Smith

FISH BAY, Tortola, VI– General Manager of the British Virgin Islands Electricity Corporation (BVIEC) Dr Neil M. Smith has refuted claims made by Opposition Leader Hon Ronnie W. Skelton (AL) that residents of Jost van Dyke are being charged more for electricity.

January 27th, 2024
Jack the Capitalist

Dickson C. Igew

A $500 million yacht moors off a remote Caribbean island. A helicopter takes off from its deck. A massive private jet sits silently on the tarmac of a private airport nearby; surrounded by smaller planes. A billionaire is ‘chilling’ off his private island with his friends and associates.

December 12th, 2023
Vanterpool Group to purchase Quito’s Hotel & Restaurant

VALLEY, Virgin Gorda, VI – Businessman and former 4th District Legislator in the Virgin Islands House of Assembly (HoA), Mark H. Vanterpool has announced that he intends to purchase Quito’s Luxury Inn and Restaurant as part of his family’s investment group.

November 25th, 2023
New upscale restaurant & lounge reportedly coming to Pockwood Pond

POCKWOOD POND, Tortola, VI - While some residents, motorists, and tourists passing by or using the R&R Malone Complex may be curious as to why one of the main buildings at the entrance to the property is under construction, our roving news team have gathered some information.

November 10th, 2023
This Week We Feature Young Professional Michael W. Winter

By Ron O. D'Avilar

18-year-old Michael W. Winter is a 2023 graduate of Elmore Stoutt High School (ESHS) and is already an entrepreneur, owning and operating his own carwash called Mickey's Magic Car Wash and a landscaping company.

October 10th, 2023
Is the VI economy soft & will the upcoming Tourist Season bring relief?

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI - Many residents of the Virgin Islands along with businesses have complained for the last five months, that the economy is soft and no money is flowing in the country.

October 3rd, 2023
VI Gov’t takes steps toward public debt reform with self-assessment

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI - The Government of the Virgin Islands (VI) has undertaken a Debt Management Self-Assessment to evaluate the various processes and institutions currently in place to guide public debt activities as facilitated by the Commonwealth Secretariat’s Debt Management Unit from September 18 to 29, 2023, and spanned the full gamut of government debt management functions.

September 30th, 2023
Debt generates wealth

Dickson C. Igwe

Capital ownership has driven increasing social and wealth inequality practically everywhere. Social inequality is a global phenomenon driven by the power of capital, and the owners of capital. Capital- human and physical assets that generate wealth- tends to increase the wealth and power of those who control capital. Today, wealthy capitalists own the most powerful corporations and practically run the world.

September 29th, 2023
This Week We Feature Young Professional Kevis J. Hughes

By Ron O. D'Avilar

Serial entrepreneur Kevis J. Hughes is juggling three businesses while navigating life in the Virgin Islands. While owning and managing three businesses may seem like a daunting task for most, our Young Professional says each of his companies shares a piece of his heart.

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