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ONE LOVE? BVI's 'Green' Tourism Campaign Is Making People Red In The Face
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ROAD TOWN, Tortola — A change in the British Virgin Islands’ tourism slogan is starting to stir up controversy there. The BVI used to bill itself as “Nature’s Little Secrets.” But the islands of Tortola, Virgin Gorda, Anegada and Jost Van Dyke now consider themselves: “BVI Love.” The British Virgin

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Dominica-Flagged Cargo Ship Sinks In Ukrainian Port City After Russian Attack
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ROSEAU — A Dominica-flagged cargo ship sank in the besieged southern Ukrainian port city of Mariupol after being targeted by Russian missile strikes, the vessel’s flag registry said. The Azburg was believed to have been without cargo and at berth in Mariupol when it was initially hit by two missiles

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Key Agency Heads Will Update Residents on Recovery On 'The Press Box' Today
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CHARLOTTE AMALIE — Office of Disaster Recovery Executive Director Adrienne Williams-Octalien; Public Works Commissioner Derek Gabriel; Chief Operations Officer of the Department of Education Dionne Wells-Hedrington and Sports, Parks and Recreation Commissioner Calvert White will give comprehensive updates on “The Press Box” at 5:30 p.m. today. The presentations will be made

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Governor Bryan Closes On Bond Sale To Stave Off GERS Insolvency
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Matching Fund Special Purpose Securitization Corporation will use significant savings from refinance of Rum Cover-Over Bonds to provide long-term stability to retirement system WASHINGTON — During his trip this week to the nation’s capitol., Governor Albert Bryan signed documents to execute the sale of reissued Rum Cover-Over Bonds, creating significant

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Entrepreneurs Learn The Importance of Separating Personal and Business Finances
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CHARLOTTE AMALIE — Many small businesses begin as a personal venture or idea that is tied to the personal finances of an entrepreneur. But once that enterprise starts to grow, it is important for business owners to understand the benefits of keeping their personal and commercial finances separate.  To help

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DPNR's Building Permits Division To Discard Old Building Plans
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CHARLOTTE AMALIE — The Department of Planning and Natural Resources said that the Division of Permits will be discarding files received between 2011 and 2017, according to DPNR Commissioner Jean -Pierre Oriol. As stipulated in the International Residential Code and International Building Code, the Division of Permits may hold construction

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Why Choose a Digital Marketing Major in 2022?
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The role of digital marketing skills cannot be underestimated these days, as even large corporations are turning to social media to deliver their marketing campaigns and seal important business deals. Using it all from YouTube and Instagram to personal blogs and interactive multimedia solutions, digital marketing is a constantly evolving

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Statement of Kilolo Kijakazi, Acting Commissioner: Social Security Administration to Resume In-Person Services at Local Social Security Offices
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Online Services and Telephone Remain Most Convenient Ways to Contact Agency “I am pleased to announce that local Social Security offices will restore in-person services, including for people without an appointment, on April 7, 2022. To avoid waiting in line, I strongly encourage people, who can, to use our online

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Russian War Sanctions Mean A Struggle For Cuban Car Owners
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ARTEMISA, Cuba (AP) — Francisco Pérez Rodríguez has a car problem — one that’s starting to be all too common for many Cubans. He’s been rebuilding the engine of his father-in-law’s Moskvich — one of tens of thousands of cars and other vehicles that poured into Cuba from its Cold

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Antigua Says It Is Willing To Help UK Seize Abramovich Yachts
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ST. JOHN’S — Antigua and Barbuda is willing to help Britain seize yachts owned by sanctioned Russian oligarch Roman Abramovich, the Caribbean nation said on Friday, adding London must seek such assistance via an international treaty. The Financial Times first reported the vessels Halo and Garcon, currently moored in Antigua

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