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SAN JUAN — The U.S. Coast Guard said Sunday it has called off a search for 15 people reported missing in an attempt to reach the U.S. Virgin Islands. Survivors who were rescued Monday near the British Virgin Islands told officials that 13 Cubans, a Colombian and a Dominican were

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VIRGIN GORDA – Coast Guard rescue crews area actively searching waters between the British Virgin Islands and Sint Maarten on Thursday for possible survivors of a capsized migrant vessel. Two Sint Maarten and two Cuban migrants who were traveling aboard the capsized vessel were rescued by a Good Samaritan vessel

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ROAD TOWN, Tortola, BVI — Spanish police say they have arrested 11 people — mostly Russians and Ukrainians — in an operation targeting foreign organized crime gangs involved in money laundering. Police said those arrested allegedly ran a network of companies through which they channeled money from Cyprus and Tortola

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DRAFTED: Shamoy Christopher of the BVI Minnesota Twins Round 20, pick 603 — C Shamoy Christopher (6-1, 205), Roane State CC: Hit .310 (36 for 116) with .448 on-base percentage, six home runs, 27 RBI. 25 walks and 22 strikeouts in 37 games this past season. ROAD TOWN, Tortola, BVI

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FREDERIKSTED — The 53rd Weather Reconnaissance Squadron “Hurricane Hunters” and the National Weather Service’s National Hurricane Center partnered together to promote hurricane preparedness during the Caribbean Hurricane Awareness Tour (CHAT) April 9-17. The purpose of CHAT is to raise hurricane awareness across the Caribbean and Latin America, and to maintain

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ROAD TOWN, Tortola, BVI — A British lawyer and his wife have been left heartbroken after their young daughter was killed in a tragic accident while outside a nursery with her mother. Ellie Perkins died when the family car rolled backwards down a hill near a children’s nursery and struck

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CHARLOTTE AMALIE — The United States Virgin Islands Rugby Football Union (www.usvirugby.org) is pleased to announce that their 15’s team, The Privateers, will be playing a game on Saturday April 23rd, 2016, against the British Virgin Islands, at A.O. Shirley Stadium on Tortola. This game marks the USVIRFU’s third competition

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NASSAU — Up to $1.8 billion would be needed to end poor housing conditions in six Caribbean nations, a new report reveals, launched during the Inter-American Development Bank‘s (IDB) annual meeting, held this year in the Bahamas. The State of Housing in Six Caribbean Countries, analysed between 2000 and 2015

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ROAD TOWN, Tortola, BVI — A thriving financial services industry that evolved over the last 30 years in the British Virgin Islands made it one of the most popular places in the world to form a corporation, turning a sleepy cluster of Caribbean islands into a global hub of finance.

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ROAD TOWN, Tortola, BVI — Mossack Fonseca is not a household name, but the Panamanian law firm has long been well-known to the global financial and political elite, and thanks to a massive 2.6-terabyte leak of its confidential papers to a select group of investigative journalists it’s about to become

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