To everyone who silently begged for Barack Obama's return from the sunny British Virgin Islands : today is your lucky day. The former president of the United States is officially back, and made a surprise appearance in New York City to the delight of the city's civilians.
A.M. Best has assigned a Financial Strength Rating of A- and a Long-Term Issuer Credit Rating of "a-" to Colonial Insurance Limited , a subsidiary of Colonial Group International Limited . The outlook assigned to these Credit Ratings is stable.
Devon Liburd has been appointed Food and Beverage Manager at Scrub Island Resort, Spa & Marina in Scrub Island, British Indian Ocean Territory crub Island Resort, Spa & Marina, a private-island, AAA Four Diamond hotel in the British Virgin Islands, has announced a number of major changes to the resort's world-class culinary offerings, including the appointment of Devon Liburd as the new food and beverage manager. Currently pursuing Sommelier certification, Liburd has an extensive background in wine and has assisted the resort in enhancing its wine lists.
Luxoft Holding, Inc , a leading provider of software development services and innovative IT solutions to a global client base, today announced that it will be participating in the following investor conferences during the month of March: Michael Friedland, Executive Vice President, will be conducting one-on-one meetings at the J.P. Morgan Cazenove CEEMEA Conference . Alina Plaia, Vice President and Investor Relations Officer, will be conducting one-on-one meetings at the Pacific Crest 12th Annual Emerging Technology Summit .
U.K. lawmakers are pushing Prime Minister Theresa May to extend new business transparency standards to overseas territories including the British Virgin Islands. More than 80 members of Parliament from different political parties have backed an amendment to the Criminal Finances Bill, which returns to the House of Commons of Tuesday.
Jordan Rodgers and JoJo Fletcher are stealing some alone time while in the British Virgin Islands for a family member's wedding. Rodgers took to Instagram on Friday to share a snap of himself taking in the gorgeous ocean view -- and grabbing a handful of Fletcher's booty! The two definitely seem to be spreading the love during their short getaway, each posting heartfelt messages to each other in the past few days.
Premier Dr D Orlando Smith has announced that he will establish a task-force to examine the implications Brexit will have for the British Virgin Islands . Brexit is the process by which Britain is seeking to leave the European Union, which comprises 28 member states primarily located in Europe.
Simian Global has signed a non-binding letter of intent to acquire GVC Holdings Ltd, which is incorporated in the British Virgin Islands, in an all-share deal. GVC Holdings Ltd -- an unrelated and separate entity to London-listed GVC Holdings Plc -- is a media and advertising business.
Mossack Fonseca's office in the British Virgin Islands drew global attention, but the offshore financial centres in Cayman, Scotland, Canada and most notably in the U.S. are not perfect either. Canadians should be concerned that our good name is being used to add credibility to companies and individuals potentially seeking to commit tax crimes and to wash the proceeds of global fraud and corruption.