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April 17th, 2014
Ralph T. O’Neal cancels VIP Congress meeting; no elections on April 23!

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI – In a move that shocked party faithfuls Chairman of the Virgin Islands Party (VIP) Honourable Ralph T. O’Neal OBE in a letter dated today April 17, 2014 to the Secretary of the Party Mrs. Wandermae Malone has cancelled the National Congress to hold elections for the Executive Committee.

March 24th, 2014
Missing Malaysian plane: Search race to recover debris

BBC NEWS

An Australian plane has spotted two objects in the hunt for the missing Malaysia plane, and a ship has arrived in the area to find them.

February 25th, 2014
ROUTES AMERICAS: BlueSky Airlines Selects Dash 8-Q400 for Regional Routes

Routesonline

Cayman Islands-based start-up carrier, BlueSky Airlines, outlined its initial development plans to delegates at this year’s Routes Americas in San Salvador, El Salvador. The airline, which is planning to run scheduled flights connecting to the Caribbean and Latin America, presented a special Route Exchange briefing to an audience of airport and tourism authority delegates.

February 11th, 2014
Hollywood star Shirley Temple dies

BBC

Former Hollywood child star Shirley Temple has died at the age of 85.

January 30th, 2014
UN: Foreign Investment in Caribbean Tax Haven Dwarfs India and Brazil

By International Business Times

More foreign investment was pumped into the British Virgin Islands, a tax haven in the Caribbean, than some of the world's largest developing economies during 2013.

December 13th, 2013
Chickungunya Virus Detected In St. Martin, Virgin Islands On Alert

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI - Health officials are on alert for the Chickungunya virus, a viral disease transmitted to humans by the bite of infected mosquitoes, after ten confirmed cases have been reported in St. Martin.

December 12th, 2013
Turks & Caicos Islander reveals selective British prosecution on basis of race

Overseas Territories Review, Letter by J. Forbes to TCI News Now!

"No matter whatever happens now to try and rehabilitate what are self evidently racist prosecutions, a very large segment of the community will now never accept any convictions of the (British) SIPT (Special Investigation and Prosecution Team), particularly in a judge alone trial, as being the reflection of a fair or reasonable judicial process."

October 19th, 2013
IMF predicts more Caribbean economic woes

CAYMAN NET NEWS

The Cayman Islands and territories in the Caribbean area are still going to experience hard times, according to a new report by the International Monetary Fund.

October 13th, 2013
Bye bye, Britain! Sir Richard Branson sells Oxfordshire mansion and moves to holiday island tax haven home

Mail Online News

Sir Richard Branson has left Britain and is living on his holiday island of Necker, it emerged today.
The decision to leave the country for the British Virgin Islands is a turnaround for the charismatic 63-year-old entrepreneur, who has draped himself in the Union Flag to promote his business.

July 18th, 2013
Disclaimer/Apology

Advance Marketing and Professional Services d/b/a Virgin Islands News Online refers to the number of comments posted between July 2012 and April 2013 in the comments section of its website http://www.virginislandsnewsonline.com concerning Minister of Education and Culture, the Honourable Myron Walwyn.



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