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April 24th, 2014
VIP Congress internal elections set for May 28, 2014!

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI - In a closed door Extraordinary General Meeting at Maria’s By the Sea held last night April 23, 2014 the Virgin Islands Party (VIP) general body has selected a date for its internal elections that could see a new Executive Committee being installed.

April 24th, 2014
Who’s in breach of prohibited 700MHz spectrum usage?

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI – It is a barrel of secrets surrounding the legal predicament one telecommunication company may have found itself in resulting in the Telecommunications Regulatory Commission (the “TRC”) taking legal action/s.

April 21st, 2014
DJ Casual shot at Providence Stadium

Demerara Waves

Well-known radio disc jockey, Curtis “Casual” Armstrong was early Monday morning shot and injured at the Providence Cricket Stadium located on the East Bank of Demerara in Guyana, sources confirmed.

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.



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