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September 3rd, 2018
Miss Yadali Thomas Santos intent on placing in top 5 @ Int'l Pageant

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI – The Virgin Islands (VI) is yet to place in the international leg of the Miss World pageant since its first participation in 1986, with Miss Anthonia B. Lewis, a fact not lost on 2018 hopeful, Miss Yadali Thomas Santos.

September 2nd, 2016
This Week We Feature Young Professional Miah M. Trenton

By Reuben J. A. Stoby

If you ever hear Miah M. Trenton making weird and incoherent sounds, don’t for a moment think she is crazy. It might just be that Miah is speaking Mandarin and Arabic to keep herself sharp at the languages.

May 31st, 2016
No names given as Gov Mapp & delegation head to China

VI CONSORTIUM

CHARLOTTE AMALIE, St Thomas, USVI- A press release Government House issued late Monday May 30, 2016 sought to remind residents that USVI Governor Kenneth E. Mapp, along with a delegation that includes private sector and government officials, will leave the territory for China today, May 31, 2016 and return on Saturday, June 11, 2016.

April 27th, 2015
Nepal earthquake: Death toll rises above 3,000

BBC NEWS

At least 3,617 people are now known to have died in a massive earthquake which hit Nepal on Saturday, police say.

April 23rd, 2015
Norville ‘Banana’ Carey heading to China!

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI – After a successful season at Southern Mississippi University, Virgin Islander Norville “Banana” Carey has been selected to join the prestigious Sports Reach USA trip to China from May 10 to May 25, 2015.

January 16th, 2015
China's spy chief Ma Jian in corruption probe

BBC NEWS

China has confirmed it is investigating a powerful intelligence chief, Ma Jian, for corruption.

January 12th, 2015
Caricom wants to use China's US$3 billion for debt restructuring

Demerarawaves

BEIJING, China -- The 15-nation Caribbean Community (Caricom) hopes to tap into US$3 billion being offered that China is offering the region to help restructure its debt because the classification of many countries as Middle Income makes it difficult for them to access and pay back cash on concessionary terms.

January 6th, 2015
New CARICOM chairman to visit China

DEMERARA WAVES

The newly installed chairman of the Caribbean Community, Bahamian Prime Minister Perry Christie, will represent the region at the Jan. 8 summit in Beijing of China and the Community of Latin American and Caribbean States, known as CELAC.

December 27th, 2014
Obama’s policy of stimulus trumps right wing austerity

By Dickson Igwe

The USA has regained its position as the main engine of world economic growth. As 2014 ends, the US is the fastest growing developed economy. The last quarter, July-September 2014, the US economy grew 5%. This was the fastest rate of American economic growth since 2003. It remains to be seen whether Barack Obama’s policy of stimulus has taken the US back to the era of the Clinton Presidency, when a sustained economic boom lasted for almost a decade.

November 10th, 2014
Apec summit: China and Japan in ice-breaker talks

BBC NEWS

The leaders of China and Japan have met for formal talks after more than two years of severe tension over a territorial dispute.



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