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Wharf to be named after the late Omar Wallace Hodge
The old fisherman’s wharf at Baugher’s Bay is slated to be named after the late Omar Wallace Hodge.
$4 billion Clubhouse keeps raising more money, but its monthly installs are slipping. Something's gotta give.
Data shows that Clubhouse monthly installs are in free fall, but investors appear to be unfazed ahead of the Android app release.
Facebook Messenger Hit By Scammers In Over 80 Countries: Report
Group-IB Digital Risk Protection (DRP) analysts have found evidence proving that users in over 80 countries in Europe, Asia, the MEA region, North and South America might have been affected, the company said in a release.
Meet the Beauty Community That Just Wants You to Finish Your Makeup
Against the backdrop of the bloated beauty industry’s constant push to buy what’s new, panners have made a movement that’s all about using what they have.
BVI public invited to comment on proposed waste management strategy
Residents of the Virgin Islands are invited to submit comments on the proposed Waste Management Strategy.
Apple vs. Facebook, Cook vs. Zuck: Why iOS 14.5 Started a Big Tech Fight
The Sun Never Set on the British Empire’s Oppression
Leaders in Myanmar, Hong Kong, and India see no issue in blaming former colonial overlords while using their repressive laws.
Bitcoin’s Silent Revolution: Technology And Invention, Plebeian And Ruler
The characteristics inherent to technologies enable the increasing freedom of citizens under rulership; Bitcoin is one such technology.
Facebook Bans Users From Sharing New York Post Article About Black Lives Matter Co-Founder
The co-founder of Black Lives Matter (BLM), Patrisse Cullors, recently came under fire for her real estate purchases in Los Angeles that amounted to over $3 million. A Saturday article posted by the New York Post (NYP) detailed her recen...
Parties, ideology & Virgin Islands politics
Having an ideology- social, economic, and political- is imperative for effective politics and government. On a specific Facebook thread in April 2021, there were very interesting assertions on Virgin Islands politics.
Rotary telethon raises nearly $100K for St Vincent
The BVI Rotary Family yesterday hosted a telethon which raised funds and pledges totalling $92,815.82 to support the people of St Vincent and the Grenadines (SVG) who are experiencing significant devastation due to the eruption of the La...
As curfew ends and seaports reopen, Premier eyes full June reopening
After cases of Covid-19 recently spiked to their highest level in months before again receding to 10 as of yesterday,Virgin Islands leaders are forging ahead with plans to ease restrictions and reboot the tourism economy.
Pfizer CEO says third COVID jab 'likely' needed within 12 months
Authorities in the US and the EU have already started planning for such an eventuality.
Challenge or Opportunity? How China's Digital Silk Road May Change Global Technology Order
Besides challenging the US' Big Tech dominance across the world, the Beijing-led Digital Silk Road initiative provides its customers with vast opportunities through competitively priced digital products and services.
Cryptocurrencies now worth more than the world's most valuable company
After record-breaking price hikes, the combined value of the cryptocurrency market now outstrips Apple, the world's most valuable company.
The mysterious case of the $571m Manchester 'Bitcoin scam'
The US’s commodities watchdog is on the hunt for a Manchester man it claims is the mastermind behind a Bitcoin scam that swindled thousands of victims and owes $572m (£416m).
Florida-Based Company Illegally Pushing Bleaching Agent as 'Cure' for COVID-19 Variants
US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) data details at least 20,915 cases of the B.1.1.7 variant, which was first detected in the UK and later identified in the US in December 2020. As US health officials begin to recommend ...
Coinbase’s Public Listing Is a Cryptocurrency Coming-Out Party
With acceptance from traditional investors, a profitable start-up that eases transactions is offering proof of the industry’s staying power.
Premier confident battered marine sector will rebound ‘extremely well’
Amid recent news that multiple local charter companies have sailed their boats to “bluer waters” due to the year-long closure of the BVI’s marine sector, Premier Andrew Fahie has expressed confidence the industry will rebound.
Facebook takes down (and restores) official page for French town of Bitche
A city in France has had a real rollercoaster of a week, after its Facebook page was accidentally deleted for violating the terms and conditions of the site. Of course, the city of Bitche, France (in the Moselle department in northeaster...
Cruise ships requesting vaccinated taxi drivers, businesses - Premier
Premier and Minister of Finance, Hon Andrew A. Fahie has indicated that the cruise ships coming to the territory in June 2021, will be coming with fully vaccinated passengers and crews and, as such, will only be supporting businesses and...
Maduro-Caines fires back at ferry operators
Amid pushback from existing operators against the introduction of a new ferry operator, government legislator Alvera Maduro-Caines has fired back; saying the introduction of a new operator will give travellers more options.
‘I had some concerns about the vaccine’ @ first- Premier Fahie
Premier and Minister of Finance of the Virgin Islands (VI), Honourable Andrew A. Fahie (R1) has revealed that before getting vaccinated for COVID-19 on February 24, 2021, he had some concerns about the AstraZeneca jab; however, after res...
Cryptocurrency A Chinese 'Financial Weapon' Against USD, PayPal's Peter Thiel Says in Bizarre Speech
Speaking on Tuesday at a virtual event on US-China relations for the Richard Nixon Foundation, the major investor in cryptocurrencies and fintech firms made numerous accusations against Beijing.
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