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11 hrs ago | Water Online

Ahead Of Commissioning The BVI Minister Of Communications And Works...

Observing the progress of works at Biwater's Desalination Plant in Paraquita Bay in the British Virgin Islands, Hon.

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Tue Aug 19, 2014

GlobeNewswire

Court-Appointed Receiver in US Reports Early Progress for All...

Robert W. Seiden, Esq., Court-appointed receiver over Sino Clean Energy, Inc. , has taken control over SCEI's wholly-owned subsidiary in Hong Kong which controls the operating entities in mainland China.

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IPKat

A penny for your thoughts? No, a pound for your breach of confidence: no richesse for Richmond

Following six days of hearings, a claimant that succeeds in pinning the defendants down with liability for breach of contract, breach of confidence and breach of statutory duty might expect to be royally rewarded for its trouble.

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Mon Aug 18, 2014

Jacksonville Daily News

Emerald Isle woman to appear on TV show

Emerald Isle resident Georgia Leon Ricks got the vacation of a lifetime when she was selected to appear on a reality television show.

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Sat Aug 16, 2014

Switched

Thanks To Shark Sanctuaries, We Get To Enjoy And Explore Scenes Like These

A new study put out by the Maldives Whale Shark Research Programme finds that tourists in that island nation, which established the world's second shark sanctuary in 2010, spent $9 million in 2012 going to see just one group of whale sharks -- that initial spending, directly to tour operators and the like, is thought to have as much as $20 million ... (more)

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Thu Aug 14, 2014

Miami New Times

Rum Renaissance Cruise Offers Seven Spirited Days at Sea

Once upon a time, the islands of the Caribbean were filled with dread pirates who drank rum by day and pillaged villages at night.

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Wed Aug 13, 2014

AllAfrica.com

Tanzania: Songo Songo Gas Producer, Orca Exploration Group Seeks Buyers

SEVERAL buyers are seeking to acquire Orca Exploration Group Inc. which is a holding company of PanAfrican Energy which extracts natural gas at Songo Songo islands in Lindi region.

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Tue Aug 12, 2014

The Independent

Chris Blackhurst: The Government must intervene to unmask foreign...

Group Content Editor of The Independent, i, The Independent on Sunday and Evening Standard - and former Editor of The Independent.

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jdsupra.com

Hastings-Bass and Mistake: Should the BVI follow Jersey's example?

On 25 October 2013 the States of Jersey introduced never before seen statutory provisions which seek to clarify, as a matter of Jersey law, the existence and nature of the Hastings-Bass principle and the doctrine which allows the partial or complete set-aside of dispositions of property into trust and the exercise of trust powers which are made ... (more)

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Examiner.com

Vanessa Minnillo reveals pregnancy craving: 'Drink up Mamas'

Nick Lachey's wife, Vanessa Minnillo shared her pregnancy craving on Instagram recently and it is not pickles and ice cream.

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Mon Aug 11, 2014

Caribbean News Now!

St Kitts-Nevis leads OECS, French, Dutch islands in exports to US

BASSETERRE, St Kitts -- St Kitts and Nevis continued to be the leading exporter of goods and services to the United States in June this year, more than all other OECS nations, as well as St Maarten, Guadeloupe and Martinique.

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Sat Aug 09, 2014

Darien News-Review

Dorothy Gamber marries Christian

Dorothy Reynolds Gamber, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Wallace J. Gamber Jr., of West Norwalk, was married to Christian Ritter Friedrich, son of Mrs. Jackie Ritter-Vogel and the late Fred Friedrich, on May 17 at the Bitter End Yacht Club on Virgin Gorda, British Virgin Islands.

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Fri Aug 08, 2014

The New Zealand Herald

Free diver's feats enough to take your breath away

Many who have seen the Steinlager "Born to Defy" advert are stunned by Trubridge's underwater feats, and wonder why he is not better known.

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World Press Freedom Review

BVI revises Cybercrime bill to add public interest clause

As a result of a rare move by the British Virgin Islands Governor to withhold assent, the House of Assembly opted to revisit and amend the Computer Misuse and Cybercrime Act last week to include a public interest section.

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The Chronicle-Telegram

Replicas of ships Nina, Pinta anchor in Lorain

LORAIN - The wind wouldn't cooperate, so replicas of the Nina and the Pinta docked under diesel power at Black River Landing on Thursday.

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Sat Aug 02, 2014

KIII

Tropical Storm Bertha churns toward Puerto Rico

The storm had maximum sustained winds of 50 mph and was churning through the Atlantic at 22 mph.

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Fri Aug 01, 2014

Business Journal

South Florida firm charged in $3.5M precious metals scheme

Federal regulators filed civil charges against Southern Trust Metals and its top executive over allegations that they defrauded $3.5 million from customers in separate precious metals and commodity futures schemes.

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Lifestyles

Tropical storm warnings issued for Puerto Rico, Virgin Islands, elsewhere ahead of Bertha

Tropical storm warnings have been issued for Puerto Rico, the U.S. and British Virgin Islands and other nearby islands as Tropical Storm Bertha approaches the Caribbean.

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Thu Jul 31, 2014

National Hurricane Center

Summary for Tropical Storm BERTHA

LUCIA MAXIMUM SUSTAINED WINDS...45 MPH...75 KM/H PRESENT MOVEMENT...WNW OR 290 DEGREES AT 18 MPH...30 KM/H MINIMUM CENTRAL PRESSURE...1008 MB...29.77 INCHES WATCHES AND WARNINGS -------------------- CHANGES WITH THIS ADVISORY... THE GOVERNMENT OF THE BRITISH VIRGIN ISLANDS HAS ISSUED A TROPICAL STORM WATCH FOR THE BRITISH VIRGIN ISLANDS.

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Bangkok Post

Bangchak buys into foreign explorer

Majority state-owned refiner Bangchak Petroleum Plc will pay A$22.2 million for a nearly 20% stake in Australian oil and gas explorer Nido Petroleum Ltd. This ship is part of Nido Petroleum's operations in Philippine waters.

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