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Lorna Smith, head of British Virgin Islands Finance and wife of the premier, has said that forcing a public register “smacks of colonialism.” [ad name=”HTML-68″] [wpedon id=”23995″ align=”left”] ROAD TOWN, Tortola — Britain’s overseas territories are considering declaring independence as they revolt against the government’s threat to deploy colonial powers

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[ad name=”HTML-68″] [wpedon id=”23995″ align=”left”] BUENOS AIRES — The numbers are sobering. When Hurricanes Irma and Maria battered the Caribbean last fall, the region lost nearly one million visitors and an estimated $900 million in tourism-related spending. But as bad as those figures appear, the worst is yet to come. As

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[ad name=”HTML-68″] [wpedon id=”23995″ align=”left”] ROAD TOWN, Tortola – Britain agreed on Tuesday to order its overseas territories such as the British Virgin Islands and Cayman Islands to make secretive company ownership information public by the end of 2020 to try to tackle corruption and tax avoidance. The move was

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[ad name=”HTML-68″] [wpedon id=”23995″ align=”left”] CHARLOTTE AMALIE — Michele Paige, President of the Florida-Caribbean Cruise Association (FCCA), says the partnership with the ports of the U.S. Virgin Islands is “at an all-time high.” Her comments came after this month’s FCCA Operations Committee meeting, which allowed the USVI delegation to exchange

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[ad name=”HTML-68″] [wpedon id=”23995″ align=”left”] SAN JUAN — Florida-based Silver Airways has bought the Caribbean’s largest regional airline — Seaborne. Officials say Puerto Rico-based Seaborne Airlines will operate as a stand-alone subsidiary until the two airlines merge next year. It will continue to serve 12 airports, including those in Puerto

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[ad name=”HTML-68″] [wpedon id=”23995″ align=”left”] GOLD COAST, Australia — Kyron McMaster captured the British Virgin Islands’ first ever medal at the Commonwealth Games when he took the 400-meter hurdles title in 48.25. The 21-year-old’s victory will spark huge celebrations in Tortola, especially after his rollercoaster journey to the Games. “I

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[ad name=”HTML-68″] [wpedon id=”23995″ align=”left”] Root, root, root for the … international offshore holding corporation? The Miami Marlins are claiming corporate citizenship in the British Virgin Islands in an effort to have a federally appointed arbitrator take over the lawsuit by Miami and Miami-Dade County to recover a share of the

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[ad name=”HTML-68″] [wpedon id=”23995″ align=”left”] ROAD TOWN, Tortola — A 4.2-magnitude earthquake struck about 53 miles (85 kilometers) North of the British Virgin Islands this morning. According to the U.S. Geological Survey, the quake happened at 11:13 a.m. today and took place about six miles underground. The 85 kilometers distance

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[ad name=”HTML-68″] [wpedon id=”23995″ align=”left”] GOLD COAST, Australia — Kyron McMaster of the British Virgin Islands won the men’s 400-meter hurdles in the 21st Commonwealth Games with the opening round’s fastest time and will advance to Thursday’s finals. The long-striding McMaster powered to victory from lane No. 8 in his

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[ad name=”HTML-68″] [wpedon id=”23995″ align=”left”] ROAD TOWN, Tortola — A 4.7-magnitude earthquake has struck near the British Virgin Islands but caused no reported damage or injuries. The U.S. Geological Survey (USGS) said the quake occurred Friday afternoon some 20 miles (30 kilometers) north of the capital of Road Town at

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