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Harrigan-Scott Gets Nod For Worlds After Narrowly Missing 60m Mark

Sprinter Tahesia Harrigan-Scott will compete in her fifth IAAF World Indoor Championships in Birmingham, England, March 1-4 By Dean “The Sportsman” Greenaway Despite coming up 0.01 seconds short of making the automatic qualifying standard for the March 1-4 IAAF World Indoor Championships in Birmingham, England, veteran sprinter Tahesia Harrigan-Scott will be the territory’s sole representative at the event. Harrigan-Scott who won an ...

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4th Tortola Torture is on With International Field

Las Vegas’ Bree Ray was the first woman to break 5 hours in the Tortola Torture last year, a time Colorado’s Sabrina Stanley will try to beat By Dean “The Sportsman” Greenaway While organizers were contemplating whether or not there would even be a 4th Tortola Torture after Hurricane Irma ripped through the territory and damaged its infrastructure in September, their ...

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New Auditor General To Face Gargantuan Task

Recently appointed Auditor General Sonia Webster is eager to complete the outstanding government audits, and has met and had discussions with Premier and Minister for Finance Dr. the Hon. D. Orlando Smith. During a recent press conference Premier Smith told the media that he “met with the new Auditor General since she has been appointed and her determination is to ...

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Port Purcell Problems: Consultants To Find Quick-Fix

Government has hired consultants to assist with the unnerving situation at the main cargo port in Purcell where residents are complaining that they are unable to receive critically needed building supplies and other important items. The reason for the port impasse is not clear and the matter continues to garner negative feedback as residents who are making use of the ...

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Government To Contain Immigration Dept Red-Tape

The plight of workers who are forced to spend the entire day at the Immigration Department to complete the required authorization process is known to Premier and Minister for Finance, Dr. the Hon. D. Orlando Smith who announced last week during a press conference that efforts are being made to have the Department procedure expedited. “What we’ve been speaking about ...

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Austerity Measures Under Consideration

As government tries to fund the rebuilding efforts and cope with the reported 40 percent revenue loss Premier and Minister for Finance Dr. the Hon. Orlando Smith announced that austerity measures are being discussed. However the BVI Leader did not disclose what the measures are. While speaking to the media Premier Smith pointed out that belt tightening might be implemented ...

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$7 Million BVI Airways Debacle Still Unresolved

Wednesday 14 February marked two months since it was announced that Government intended to take legal actions against BVI Airways. To date however, no firm word on how government intends to proceed on the matter has been made clear. During a press conference on 8 February Premier and Minister for Finance, Dr. the Hon. D. Orlando Smith when prompted for ...

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CDB Loan Use: Opposition Leader Calls for transparency

 “We are not in normal circumstances,” Leader of the Opposition Hon. Andrew Fahie loudly exclaimed during the 13 February “Honestly Speaking” radio program as he responded to Premier and Minister for Finance Dr. the Hon. D. Orlando Smith’ last week announcement that it is not normal for government to give a breakdown of how loan funds will be spent. The ...

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Medici Ventures’ Bitt Inc. to Create Digital Payments Ecosystem in Montserrat – Blockchain News


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Medici Ventures' Bitt Inc. to Create Digital Payments Ecosystem in Montserrat
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The government of Montserrat announced on Friday that it has signed a memorandum of understanding (MOU) with the Barbados-based financial technology company, Bitt Inc. to create a digital payments system in the jurisdiction. The agreement entails ...

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