Category: British Virgin Islands News

Caribbean Trivia Online Quiz

Caribbean Trivia Online Quiz

| February 13, 2018 | 0 Comments

Following the successful Caribbean Christmas Quiz 2017 that saw three big winners take away, 4th prize, a beautiful drinks hamper from Jewel Isle Rum Punch,  won by Dawn Lindo-Morgan from Jamaica; 3rd prize, two boxes of patties from Port Royal Patties, won by Margaret St John from Grenada; 2nd prize, a beautiful food hamper from Tropical Sun won by […]

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Strategic Planning and high end tourism

Strategic Planning and high end tourism

| February 8, 2018 | 0 Comments

In the aftermath of Hurricanes Irma and Maria, and the floods of September 2017, strategic economic planning for the Virgin Islands is no longer an option. Strategic, medium, and long term economic planning is the single route to development and prosperity for the Virgin Islands. Strategic economic planning will link immediate disaster recovery efforts with […]

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Irma, austerity, and Strategic Planning part A

Irma, austerity, and Strategic Planning part A

| January 22, 2018 | 0 Comments

Great strategic economic planning, specific to a country’s customs, traditions, and culture, is good for everyone: citizens, employees, employers, businessmen and women, investors, and governments. Post World War 2, all developed western democracies and economies have adopted strategic economic planning: which is short, medium, and long term economic planning.  The proceeding story is an attempt […]

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The road from Boom to Bust part A

The road from Boom to Bust part A

| January 18, 2018 | 0 Comments

The following story highlights the centrality of economics in offering direction for disaster recovery. Hurricanes Irma and Maria, add major floods, devastated the Virgin Islands in September 2017. The country is under threat of a long economic recession owing to the September disasters. The correct and appropriate application of economics- scarce resource management- holds the […]

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Hurricane IRMA and the dearth of national planning

Hurricane IRMA and the dearth of national planning

| December 29, 2017 | 0 Comments

The economics of disaster stresses the importance of strategic planning for a countr Post Irma has been mantra filled. BVI Strong, Build Stronger and Better, are two that struck this Writer. Now, for 15 years, this Old Boy, and fellow Economics Commentator Edgar Leonard, have been singing the song of strategic economic planning, in thousands […]

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First & Second prize winners of Christmas Quiz announced

First & Second prize winners of Christmas Quiz announced

| December 23, 2017 | 0 Comments

After several weeks of running the new Caribbean Christmas Quiz organised by CaribDirect Multi-Media the winners of the two coveted prizes have been announced. Staged at the Tropical Sun (TS) headquarters in Leytonstone East London, the grand final draw took place yesterday Friday 22nd December on a busy Christmas shopping day in a quiet room adorned with Tropical Sun […]

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Christmas Quiz Grand Prize Draw tomorrow

Christmas Quiz Grand Prize Draw tomorrow

| December 21, 2017 | 0 Comments

Answer to last week’s question number #11 is BRITISH VIRGIN ISLANDS.  All of the persons to provide the correct answer to question #11 were as follows: Magdelene Daniel from St Lucia Vashtine McCalla Smith from Jamaica based in London Nicole-Rachelle Moore from Trinidad and Tobago based in London Margaret St John from Grenada based in London Dawn Lindo-Morgan from Jamaica based in London Shalisa […]

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Deliver the Golding Report on CARICOM

Deliver the Golding Report on CARICOM

| December 17, 2017 | 0 Comments

What has become of the Report of a Jamaican Commission that reviewed the Caribbean Community and Common Market (CARICOM)?   It has been almost 9 months since the Commission’s Chairman, Bruce Golding, submitted the report to Jamaica’s Prime Minister, Andrew Holness on March 30.  But, there has been silence ever since. Maybe, the report can be delivered […]

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EU regional program committees to meet in French Guiana next week

EU regional program committees to meet in French Guiana next week

| December 12, 2017 | 0 Comments

 EU regional program committees to meet in French Guiana next week, with representatives of OECS, ACS, CARICOM and several Caribbean Countries CAYENNE, French Guiana — The European regional cooperation program INTERREG  Caraibes will be holding its fourth Monitoring Committee and third Selection Committee meetings on

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Question #10 of Caribbean Christmas Quiz out now

Question #10 of Caribbean Christmas Quiz out now

| December 10, 2017 | 0 Comments

Answer to last week’s question number #9 is DOMINICA.  First person to provide the correct answer to question #9 was Dianne Phillips from Trinidad and Tobago. CONGRATULATIONS Dianne, you have been entered in the grand finale draw on Friday 22nd December 2017.

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