British Virgin Islands

  • Visiting BVI official gives pointers

    BRIDGETOWN, Barbados, Advocate – SMALL Island Developing States (SIDS) in the region have been given some pointers on how they can foster private sector partnerships, with the help of banks. Deputy Premier of the British Virgin Islands Kendrick Pickering says the BVI has developed a programme fostered and promoted through their National Business Bureau. He was speaking during a high…

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  • Former Premier to stand trial

    GRAND TURK, Turk and Caicos Islands, CMC – The head investigator in a British Government’s probe of corruption in the Turks and Caicos Islands says former Premier Michael Misick will stand trial. Helen Garlick of the Turks and Caicos Special Investigation and Prosecution Team, said Misick will join 10 others, including four of his cabinet ministers, in defending allegations that…

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  • BVI, Nevis named in UK offshore scandal

    UNITED KINGDON—Two Caribbean countries were among the offshore havens used by more than 175,000 UK-registered companies with directors giving addresses in those jurisdictions, the UK Guardian reported yesterday. This raises fresh concerns about the scale of Britain’s involvement in offshore secrecy arrangements. Data obtained by the newspaper from the corporate information service Duedil reveals 177,020 companies have listed directors in…

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  • USVI calls for end to rum dispute

    CHARLOTTE AMALIE, US Virgin Islands—The United States Virgin Islands have now turned to moral suasion in an attempt to get fellow rum producing nations in the Caribbean Forum nation to back down from plans to take their ongoing dispute before the World Trade Organisation (WTO). United States Virgin Islands Governor John de Jongh has sent letters to the prime ministers…

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  • CONGRATULATORY LETTER TO BRIAN LARA, CAPTAIN, WEST INDIES CRICKET TEAM, FROM H.E. EDWIN W. CARRINGTON, SECRETARY-GENERAL, CARICOM, ON THE TEAM’S VICTORY IN THE ICC CHAMPIONS TROPHY TOURNAMENT, 25 SEPTEMBER 2004, IN ENGLAND

    27 September 2004 Mr. Brian Lara Captain West Indies Cricket Team c/o West Indies Cricket Board Bridgetown BARBADOS Dear Mr. Lara The performance of the Team last Saturday in the final of the ICC one-day tournament Champions Trophy must go on record as one of the greatest catalysts for West Indian unity and pride ever. The jubilation of the team…

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