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May 29th, 2014
Strong Earthquake Shakes Puerto Rico, Dominican Republic

By the Caribbean Journal staff

The recent string of strong earthquakes in the Caribbean is continuing.

April 17th, 2014
‘Many don’t know they are diabetic’ - Sergio L. Ochaeta

EAST END, Tortola, VI – The combination of practicing healthy eating habits and a solid spiritual life is said to be the major factor lacking of most persons who turned up to benefit from a medical outreach programme being conducted across Tortola.

March 5th, 2014
Puerto Rico Governor Approves New Issue of General Obligation Bonds

Caribbean Journal

Puerto Rico Governor Alejandro Garcia Padilla has signed legislation authorizing the issuance of new general obligation bonds.

August 19th, 2013
UPDATE: BVI finally grabs win at CentroBaskets

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI – The BVI concluded its involvement in the 2013 CentroBaskets U17 Championship in Puerto Rico on Sunday August 18, 2013 with a hard fought 88-84 win over Costa Rica.

July 19th, 2013
Big wins for VI’s U-17 & U-15 teams in Puerto Rico!

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI – Competing at the Little Lads and Lasses Basketball tournament being held in Ponce, Puerto Rico, both teams from the [British] Virgin Islands had resounding wins yesterday, Thursday July 18, 2013.

April 27th, 2013
UPDATE: Sargeant-Winter remembered for strength & humour

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI – Elodie Sadena "Sadie" Winter was remembered today, April 27, 2013 in a Thanksgiving Service attended by many at the St George’s Episcopal (Anglican) Church in Road Town.

April 23rd, 2013
Cancer-free Shaheem Richards returns to VI

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI – After spending seven months away from the Territory undergoing treatment in Puerto Rico for Acute Myeloid Leukaemia (AML), 14-year-old Shaheem Richards has now returned home to the Virgin Islands - cancer free.

March 16th, 2013
BVIHSA launches medical partnership with Puerto Rican Group

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI – Ties between Puerto Rico and the Virgin Islands were strengthened yesterday, March 15, 2013 with the official launch of a partnership between the BVI Health Services Authority (BVIHSA) and HIMAHEALTH during a ceremony held at Peebles Hospital.

March 9th, 2013
Local entrepreneur launches dating site for VI & Puerto Rico

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI – Local businessman Touché Mc Lean has officially launched an online dating site for individuals in our region on March 1, 2013. Mr Mc Lean explained that online dating has become a new and growing trend while adding that there are hundreds of thousands of new persons that sign up for various dating sites daily.

January 21st, 2013
3.73Mb Earthquake felt in the Virgin Islands- DDM

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- According to information issued by the Puerto Rico Seismic Network, an earthquake measuring 3.73Mb occurred throughout Puerto Rico and the Virgin Islands this morning at approximately 1:04 A.M. local time. The report indicated that the epicenter was located near 19.66 north latitude and 64.41 west longitude, or 103 Km North of Anegada at a depth of 42 kilometers. No Tsunami Warning or Watch was issued.

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