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[ad name=”HTML-68″] [wpedon id=”23995″ align=”left”] GOLD COAST — The British Virgin Islands Olympic Committee (BVIOC) said today that it will send ten athletes to April’s Commonwealth Games in Australia. Ashley Kelly, a 400 meter runner who competed at the Glasgow 2014 Commonwealth Games and the Rio 2016 Olympics, is the

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[ad name=”HTML-68″] [wpedon id=”23995″ align=”left”] ROAD TOWN, Tortola — A minor earthquake took place about 24 miles off the coast of the British Virgin Islands on Sunday afternoon. The U.S. Geological Survey (USGS) said it took place about 5:39 p.m. Sunday, registered 3.5 on the Richter Scale and was about

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[ad name=”HTML-68″] [wpedon id=”23995″ align=”left”] ROAD TOWN, Tortola — One thousand and seventy four households have benefited from the financial assistance program led by the BVI Red Cross and Caritas Antilles with the support of the Government of the British Virgin Islands. The program received financial support of the Adventist

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DIED IN ACCIDENT: Samuel Don Ramtool. He was 61. [ad name=”HTML-68″] [wpedon id=”23995″ align=”left”] ROAD TOWN, Tortola, BVI — A Trinidadian truck driver was killed in a freak accident in the British Virgin Islands on Wednesday. Samuel Don Ramtool, 61, originally from Fyzabad which is about eight miles south of

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[ad name=”HTML-68″] [wpedon id=”23995″ align=”left”] ROAD TOWN, Tortola, BVI — The impacts of Hurricanes Irma and Maria on the strong motion and seismic network throughout the BVI is being examined this week. Director of the Puerto Rico Strong Motion Program at the Department of Civil Engineering and Surveying of the

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[ad name=”HTML-68″] [wpedon id=”23995″ align=”left”] ROAD TOWN, Tortola — Researchers affiliated with the United States Geological Survey returned to Anegada this month to examine the environmental impacts of Hurricane Irma and to determine the connections to long-term storm and tsunami records. The four-member team collected further evidence and took the

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[ad name=”HTML-68″] [wpedon id=”23995″ align=”left”] CHRISTIANSTED — St. Croix has made the Caribbean Journal’s list of the “18 best islands to visit in 2018.” On the CJ list, the Big Island is No. 4 in the list of eighteen islands tourist must visit this year. “The Caribbean has a new

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BURN, BABY, BURN: The 1965 poem by Marvin X about the Watts riots in California doesn’t really apply to the Pockwood Pond dump site in Tortola. [ad name=”HTML-68″] [wpedon id=”23995″ align=”left”] ROAD TOWN, British Virgin Islands — Some stored storm debris on Tortola ignited Tuesday evening, resulting in hazy skies

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[ad name=”HTML-68″] [wpedon id=”23995″ align=”left”] ROAD TOWN, Tortola, BVI – The cabinet of the British Virgin Islands has approved the expenditure of $442,000 to allow for the release of immediate funds to re-establish the National Early Warning System. Gov. Augustus Jaspert said the premier and members of his cabinet have met

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[ad name=”HTML-68″] [wpedon id=”23995″ align=”left”] WELLINGTON — A fundraiser last week in Florida brought in some big money for hurricane relief in the British Virgin Islands. The Thursday event was co-hosted by Palm Beach Travel, the British Virgin Islands Tourism Board, Lamborghini and The Moorings. At least 50 guests packed the

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