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ROAD TOWN, Tortola – Brittany Meyers and her husband, Scott, live on a 44-foot sailboat in the British Virgin Islands with their three children, all under 3. “This surprises zero people who know us,” Meyers, 36, told me. “When I was younger, my main goal was to live in Africa.”

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ROAD TOWN, Tortola, BVI – Activist investor William Ackman’s New York-based hedge fund has amassed a $5.5 billion investment in Mondelez International (MDLZ), signaling that the maker of Oreo cookies, Ritz crackers and other popular snack brands could be a merger target amid food industry consolidation. Shares of Deerfield, Ill.-based Mondelez were up 0.50% at $46.52 in midday

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ROAD TOWN, Tortola, BVI – For the sixth time in seven days, a minor earthquake has registered on the ocean floor off the coast of St. Thomas, according to the U.S. Geological Survey. The U.S. Geological Survey said the earthquake occurred at 9:11 p.m. last night and registered 2.5 in

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CHARLOTTE AMALIE – Norwegian Cruise Line announced this week that it will base its largest ship, the Norwegian Epic, at Port Canaveral, starting in November 2016. The Norwegian Epic is about twice the size of and 12 years newer than the Norwegian Spirit, which was originally scheduled to be based

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ROAD TOWN, Tortola, BVI – For the fifth time in six days, a minor earthquake has registered on the ocean floor off the coast of St. Thomas, according to the U.S. Geological Survey. The U.S. Geological Survey said the earthquake occurred at 9:56 a.m. Tuesday and registered 3.4 in magnitude

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  ROAD TOWN, Tortola, BVI – For the fifth time in July, a minor earthquake has registered on the ocean floor off the coast of St. Thomas, according to the U.S. Geological Survey. The U.S. Geological Survey said the earthquake occurred at 10:16 p.m. last night and registered 3.0 in

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ROAD TOWN, Tortola, BVI – For the fourth time this month, a minor earthquake has registered on the ocean floor off the coast of St. Thomas, according to the U.S. Geological Survey. The U.S. Geological Survey said the earthquake occurred at 7:26 p.m. last night and registered 3.4 in magnitude

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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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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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