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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.

August 19th, 2014
Colombia Ambassador Visits Puerto Rico

By the Caribbean Journal staff

Colombia’s Ambassador to the United States, Luis Carlos Villegas, visited Puerto Rico this week, the first-ever official visit of a Colombian Ambassador to the island.

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.

June 12th, 2014
Puerto Rico Governor Signs Bill on Small, Medium-Sized Enterprises

By the Caribbean Journal staff

Puerto Rico Governor Alejandro Garcia Padilla has signed a bill aiming to boost small and medium-sized enterprises on the island.

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