December 6, 2023

A wave of international rulemaking threatens Caribbean tax havens

From The Economist Their old wheezes are running out of steam In jJanuary2024 a court in Miami will start hearing an unusual trial: that of Andrew Fahie, the former elected leader of the British Virgin Islands (bvi). In 2022 he was arrested in the United States. The American authorities say he promised an informant working undercover […]

OECS YES In Action highlights Sharayah Brown

British Virgin Islander student-entrepreneur seeking to create a niche market for her island home in the wake of Hurricane Irma This month, OECS YES In Action caught up with Sharayah Brown, a 19 year old business owner from the British Virgin Islands linking the past to the present with a modern take on herbal (bush) […]

BVI on development path: Looking towards regional cooperation

Official statement by Premier of the British Virgin Islands (BVI), the Honourable Andrew A. Fahie. My Dear Virgin Islanders, residents, friends at home and beyond our shores, To you I say Good Day and God’s Blessings. There is a proverb that says if you want to succeed you must visualize yourself in your success and then go make […]

OECS Member States provide critical financial assistance to The Bahamas

Monday, September 9, 2019 — The extent of the damage and loss of life in The Bahamas, in the wake of Hurricane Dorian, has struck the core of leaders within the Organisation of Eastern Caribbean States (OECS) prompting quick decisions by the grouping to provide financial assistance to their island neighbours in the north. The OECS […]

New economic substance regimes in the BVI, Cayman, Guernsey and Jersey receive OECD support

From Mourant 31 July 2019 The Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD), has concluded a review of recent economic substance changes to the tax regimes and legislation in each of our jurisdictions of the BVI, Cayman, Guernsey and Jersey and has confirmed that the domestic legal frameworks in each jurisdiction are in line with […]

‘Awaken and unleash our innovative capacity’: BVI must become more self-reliant

Address by Premier of the British Virgin Islands in honour of Territory Day Saturday, July 6, 2019 — Premier of the British Virgin Islands (BVI), Hon. Andrew A Fahie, has urged citizens to unite and set about the task of making the Territory more self-reliant.  Premier Fahie made the appeal as he delivered remarks at the […]

Caribbean Yacht Week

Caribbean Yacht Week promises the ultimate island experience Washington DC Metro area (Sonique Solutions) – A new, premium Caribbean destination event is on the horizon and is gearing up to captivate eagle-eyed travellers and lovers of the region’s culture and entertainment. The Caribbean Yacht Week is set to bring forth a unique combination of a […]

BVI calls on UK parliament to support modern partnership with overseas territories

From Caribbean News Now ROAD TOWN, BVI — The UK government is being urged to back the renewal of a contemporary partnership between BVI Overseas Territories (OTs) such as the BVI. Benito Wheatley, the special envoy to the British Virgin Islands, encouraged that partnership during a recent meeting at the House of Commons with Andrew […]

BVI premier addresses delegates at UN decolonisation meeting in the Caribbean

From Caribbean News Now ROAD TOWN, BVI – The premier of the British Virgin Islands (BVI), Andrew A Fahie  attended the United Nations Caribbean regional seminar on decolonization in St George’s, Grenada from May 2-4, 2019. Among other things, participants considered the political status and current conditions of the 17 Territories that remain on the […]

Hong Kong voted as Top International Financial Centre by Global Corporate Services Industry: Vistra 2020 Report

Trend toward onshore and mid-shore jurisdictions continues Hong Kong, March 18, 2019 – The latest report on the Corporate Services industry conducted by Vistra, a leading global trust, fund administration and corporate services provider, reveals that the trend toward onshore and mid-shore jurisdiction for doing business is continuing with Hong Kong topping the list, being […]