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January 25th, 2018
National U12 Football Squad off to Puerto Rico

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI - The National U12 Boys Squad will be participating in the 3rd Annual GPS Caribbean Showcase Football Tournament in Bayamon, Puerto Rico from Saturday January 26 until Monday January 28, 2018.

January 26th, 2017
BVIFA & Manatees FC send five teams to Puerto Rico

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI - In an unprecedented level of partnership, the BVI Football Association (BVIFA) has joined forces with the Manatees Football Club to send no less than five teams from the territory to a Youth Football Tournament in Puerto Rico on Friday January 27, 2017.

January 19th, 2017
Struggling Puerto Rico turns to Tech & Entrepreneurialism


SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico- With a debt load of over $70 billion, Puerto Rico has found itself in an unfavourable position. The island no longer controls its finances (on June 30 2016, President Barack Obama signed the Puerto Rico Oversight, Management and Economic Stability Act (PROMESA), which created a committee — consisting of no elected Puerto Rican officials — to oversee the island’s finances).

May 18th, 2016
Colon said ‘Not mine!’ when asked about $300k - Officer Louis Buckley

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI - In giving testimony for the state in the Magistrate’s Court trial of Felix Rafael Melendez Colon, Officer of the Royal Virgin Islands Police Force Louis Buckley testified that the defendant denied knowledge of the over $300,000 in United States currency found on him and that he made such a denial using English language.

April 4th, 2016
Feds oversight of USVI Public Funds possible if Bill becomes Law


FREDERIKSTED, St Croix, USVI — Delegate to Congress in the USVI Stacey E. Plaskett on Monday April 4, 2016 expressed concern about a bill moving through the halls of Congress aimed at relieving Puerto Rico of the debt crisis that the commonwealth has found itself in.

February 4th, 2016
SCB Manatees FC experience football in Bayamón, Puerto Rico

SEA COWS BAY, Tortola, VI - 45 children returned to Tortola and Virgin Gorda on Sunday January 31, 2016, from Puerto Rico after having participated in the GPS Caribbean Football Showcase at the Bayamón Facilities in Puerto Rico.

December 5th, 2015
Lessons from San Juan

By Dickson Igwe

Puerto Ricans are a smart, fun loving, and culturally colourful people. They are the quintessential Spanish Americans. Sociable folk, with a love for flavour filled food, music, night life, friends, and family. Puerto Rico is very much a part of the Caribbean, as it is a USA Commonwealth.

September 18th, 2015
Puerto Rico Sovereignty Movement requests U.N. admission

Overseas Territories Review

The National Sovereign State of Borinken (NSSB) has asked to be admitted as a member state of the United Nations (UN). The NSSB has met all of the requirements to be admitted to the UN. The UN has said nothing so far.

March 12th, 2015
BVI Masters come up short in STX

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI - The BVI Masters were defeated two goals to one by the Guayama Masters of Puerto Rico in their final match of the World Veterans Masters Soccer Tournament played in St Croix from March 5 – 8, 2015 when a draw would have seen them top their group.

August 23rd, 2014
Puerto Rico Planning $178 Million in Public Housing Developments

By the Caribbean Journal staff

Puerto Rico is now courting development partners for the construction of three new models of public housing, according to Governor Alejandro Garcia Padilla.


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