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July 23rd, 2014
Bahamas, Dominican Republic, Puerto Rico Lead Caribbean Hotel Construction

By the Caribbean Journal staff

The Bahamas, the Dominican Republic and Puerto Rico lead the Caribbean in the number of hotel rooms under construction, according to a new report.

July 23rd, 2014
St Maarten Mulls Membership in Caribbean Development Bank

By the Caribbean Journal staff

St Maarten is considering an application to become a member of the Caribbean Development Bank.

July 23rd, 2014
UN's Navi Pillay warns of Israel Gaza 'war crimes'

BBC NEWS

The UN's top human rights official has condemned Israel's military actions in the Gaza Strip, saying that war crimes may have been committed.

July 23rd, 2014
MH17 plane crash: Victims begin journey home from Ukraine

BBC NEWS

The first planes carrying bodies from flight MH17 have left Ukraine for the Netherlands, which is holding a day of mourning for the 298 victims.

July 23rd, 2014
‘Bring the AG report on SCB project’ – Hon Julian Fraser RA

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI – Third District Representative Hon Julian Fraser RA yesterday July 22, 2014 challenged Minister for Communications and Works Hon Mark H. Vanterpool in the House of Assembly to bring forward whatever report he might have on the Sea Cow’s Bay Marina project done under the previous administration.

July 23rd, 2014
'TPP were bankrupt yet got pier contract' – Hon Andrew A. Fahie

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI – First District Representative Honourable Andrew A. Fahie said that whenever tender processes are circumvented due to expediency the project always ends up in chaos and he is not surprised that Tortola Pier Partners (TPP) was unable to come up with the money for the cruise pier development project, since companies in their group were not only broke but being sued.

July 23rd, 2014
Another pageant! Miss Jr BVI puts 5 to the test

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI – As the East End/Long Look Festival Committee says goodbye to the Miss East End/Long Look pageant the BVI Festivals and Fairs Committee says welcome to yet another, ‘Miss Jr BVI”.

July 23rd, 2014
BVI Finishes Third at VICE Cricket Tournament

CHARLOTTE AMALIE, St. Thomas, USVI - The BVI Cricket Association (BVICA) President's XI finished third at Virgin Islands Cricket Explosion (VICE) Tournament, beating St. Kitts and Nevis on Sunday July 20, 2014, at the Addelita Cancryn Jr. High School Grounds, St.Thomas, USVI.

July 22nd, 2014
‘Sell Yourself Successfully!’ - Tonya S. Vanterpool & Emily-Ann C. Grant

VALLEY, Virgin Gorda, VI – Come Saturday, July 26, 2014 from 10:00 am - 2:00 pm two young women of the Virgin Gorda Community Tonya S. Vanterpool and Emily-Ann C. Grant will be seeking to give back to their community through a one-day Interview and Resume Building/Personal Development Workshop.

July 22nd, 2014
‘It was expedient to move quickly!’ – Hon Mark H. Vanterpool

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI – Minister for Communications and Works Honourable Mark H. Vanterpool said that while public tendering was preferred for the cruise pier project, it was not expedient to go that route given the gravity of the prospect of losing cruise lines because of lack of proper facilities.



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