SHANE BAPTISTE APPOINTED THE NEW ASIA REPRESENTATIVE OF THE BRITISH VIRGIN ISLANDS FINANCIAL SERVICES COMMISSION

The British Virgin Islands Financial Services Commission (“the Commission”) announces the appointment of Mr. Shane Baptiste as the Commission’s new Asia Representative at BVI FSC (HK) Ltd., with effect from 01 July 2022. Mr. Baptiste replaces Mr. Burton Chalwell, who returns to the Commission after his tenure ends on 30 June 2022. As Asia Representative, … Continued

REPUBLIC BANK (BVI) LIMITED GO-LIVE WEEKEND SERVICES EFFECTIVE APRIL 4TH

Republic Bank (BVI) Limited (RBVG) is advising its customers that its conversion from the Banking Systems of Bank of Nova Scotia (BNS) to Republic Financial Holdings Limited’s (RFHL) suite of technology platforms is set to take place on April 4, 2022. To facilitate this conversion, the Bank’s operations will experience some temporary changes, including the … Continued

KEVON S LETTSOME, “IT IS A SLIPPERY SLOPE WHEN ANY GOVERNMENT MAKES A DECISION TO TARGET BUSINESSES WITH A TASK-FORCE AND OTHER HEAVY HANDED ‘SOLUTIONS’ TO CREATE AN ILLUSION OF ACTION.”

In another Facebook post, vocal 7th District Community Youth leader Kevon S Lettsome weighed in on the recent announcement by the Government of the Virgin Islands to create a task Force to target the price gouging which the territory is already experiencing. Amidst the increase of prices in fuel and goods both globally and locally, … Continued

ONE-MART SUPERSTORE COMES TO BAUGHERS BAY

On Friday March 11th, 2022 owners of OneMart Superstore opened a new store in Baughers Bay in the 6th District, bringing convenient shopping to the very large community. Present at the opening was Hon. Premier Andrew Fahie, Hon. Alvera Maduro-Cains, Hon. Shereen Flax-Charles along with other legislators, 1st Caribbean Bank officials and a number of … Continued

BVIHSA SALARY DELAYED YET AGAIN; CEO ACCUSES STAFF OF BEING UNPROFESSIONAL; FRUSTRATED STAFF SAYS THIS IS DISRESPECTFUL AND UNPROFESSIONAL OF THE AUTHORITY

In a recent email sent to some 731 staff members of the BVIHSA last evening February 28th at 9:41pm. The CEO of one of the largest organizations in the BVI, Mrs. Angeline John notified the staff of yet another salary deadline due to missed deadlines, a situation that has happened repeatedly within the organization.    … Continued

BVI FSC RECOGNISES FUSANG EXCHANGE

BVI Finance has announced that the Fusang Exchange has been added to the list of recognised exchanges by the British Virgin Islands Financial Service Commission (BVI FSC). This means that “BVI registered companies can now benefit from tokenising the shares in their companies” and listing said shares digitally on the fully-regulated Fusang Exchange. Fusang is … Continued

MEETING WITH FARMERS & FISHERS STAKEHOLDERS MEETING SCHEDULED

The Government of the Virgin Islands in its continued commitment to ensuring stakeholders are engaged, is tackling the conversation of food production sectors in the Virgin Islands. The aim is creating a progressive and sustained industry through the support of legislation. The meetings are with stakeholders in farmers and fisher’s industry are as follows: Meeting … Continued