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Mark Bakacs and Richard Branson ROAD TOWN, Tortola, BVI – A social media platform aimed at fostering discussions about big ideas is expanding to Australia and seeking a $7 million funding round, after its two founders were boosted by public endorsements from Virgin supremo Richard Branson. Ideapod, the brainchild of Justin Brown

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ST. GEORGE’S — An active underwater volcano off Grenada’s northern coast called Kick ’em Jenny was rumbling this weekend and regional disaster authorities were put on alert, though they said it posed no threat of triggering a destructive tsunami. Since its discovery in the 1930s, Kick ’em Jenny has erupted

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MID-ISLAND, St. Croix – A 42-year-old man was stabbed in the stomach early this morning but has refused to tell police who stabbed him and why, according to the Virgin Islands Police Department. Police said they received a 911 Emergency Call Center report of a male individual at the Corner Pocket

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CHRISTIANSTED – A two-month-old child was found dead early this morning at a housing community in Estate Golden Rock, according to the Virgin Islands Police Department. Police said the 911 Emergency Call Center received a notification of a child being dead on arrival (DOA) at 6:34 a.m. Saturday at John F. Kennedy

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ST. GEORGE’S — An underwater volcano off the Caribbean coast is on the verge of erupting – posing a risk to all passing ships. Named Kick ’em Jenny, the volcano – which sits 180m below sea level off the northern coast of Grenada – has produced no less than 200

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  WILLEMSTAD — There has been yet another oceanic discovery, this time, deep in a coral reef off of Curacao in the Caribbean. Scientists have found a new fish, named the Coryphopterus curasub, which is a species of Goby different from any Goby yet known to man. The discovery was

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Tonya Escobar, mother of Eboniece Escobar ROAD TOWN, Tortola – The U.S. Marshals Service said the Virginia murder suspect added to the agency’s “15 Most Wanted Fugitives” list on July 2 was captured Thursday standing near a tent in a remote part of the British Virgin Islands. Richmond police charged 19-year-old J’Wa

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ROAD TOWN, Tortola (DPA) – A Chinese server maker and software developer will set up manufacturing plants and research centres in California, state media reported on Saturday. Eastern China-based IT company Inspur will establish a fully controlled subsidiary in the British Virgin Islands and another in the United States, with each

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CHRISTIANSTED — U.S. officials are seeking to limit the number of parrotfish caught in federal waters off St. Croix to help protect the brightly colored species, as well as fragile Caribbean coral reefs. The National Marine Fisheries Service began collecting public comments on its proposal this week before issuing a decision.

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MID-ISLAND, St. Croix – A 23-year-old man was shot repeatedly this afternoon near Candido Guadalupe Terrace but survived the attack, according to the Virgin Islands Police Department. Police said they responded to an emergency call of a shooting near the shanty at Candido Guadalupe Terrace after 3:05 p.m. today and

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