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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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[ad name=”HTML-68″] [wpedon id=”23995″ align=”left”] ROAD TOWN, British Virgin Islands — Elderly homes on Tortola and Virgin Gorda will soon undergo needed emergency repairs to their structures which sustained extensive damage following the passage of Hurricanes Irma and Maria. The repair works are being funded by the Pan American Health Organization

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ELLIE PERKINS: Died the day before her second birthday in a freak accident as her mother idly chatted to a day care center worker in the British Virgin Islands. [ad name=”HTML-68″] [wpedon id=”23995″ align=”left”] ROAD TOWN, Tortola, BVI — A little girl was crushed to death by the family car

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SUPERIOR TALENT: Jamaican crews have been putting their noses to the grindstone to ensure that citizens of the British Virgin Islands do not spend Christmas in the dark. In the USVI, there was a rumor today that WAPA has fired CEO Julio Rhymer because of his performance after the storms.

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[ad name=”HTML-68″] ROAD TOWN, Tortola, BVI — The Dominican murder suspect who was shot while resisting arrest on Wednesday has died from his injuries, authorities here said. Santo Yamarco Hernandez, 38, died at Peebles Hospital in Tortola on Wednesday, the Royal Virgin Islands Police Force said in a statement. BVI

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SANTO FUGITIVE CAUGHT: Santo Yamarco Hernandez of Spring Ghut, Tortola, British Virgin Islands. The Royal Virgin Islands Police force is doing a terrific job in Road Town, but what are the USVI police doing and where are they? [ad name=”HTML-68″] ROAD TOWN, Tortola, BVI — A Dominican Republic native who

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[ad name=”HTML-68″] ROAD TOWN, Tortola, BVI — The government of the British Virgin Islands was faced with housing about 300 persons in emergency shelters following the devastation left as a result of the passage of Hurricane Irma, followed by the impact of Hurricane Maria two weeks later. The Department of

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[ad name=”HTML-68″] SAN JUAN — For the first six months of 2017, data compiled shows that the region welcomed 16.6 million international tourists or 800,000 more than 2016. The Caribbean welcomed nearly a million more tourists than the same period last year for the first half of 2017, according to a

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