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On Tuesday, ministers also decided to add Anguilla, the British Virgin Islands, Dominica and Antigua and Barbuda to a so-called grey list of jurisdictions which do not respect EU anti-tax avoidance standards but have committed to change their practices. The blacklist was set up in December, but Caribbean ...
HaloSource Proposes Re-Domiciliation To British Virgin Islands ... Share this. LONDON (Alliance News) - Clean water technology company HaloSource Inc said on Monday it has proposed to re-domicile from the US state of Washington to the British Virgin Islands, and change its name to HaloSource Corp.
It's one of the landmark events of the year in the British Virgin Islands -- and it's on the schedule again this year. In the latest symbol of the BVI's rapid recovery, the islands will be hosting the 47th edition of the Spring Regatta and Sailing Festival from March 26 to April 1. The regatta, one of the Caribbean's ...
TORTOLA--With Hurricane Irma impacting road racing in the British Virgin Islands in 2017, effectively wiping out three races in the Ceres Juices 10K Series, an abbreviated 2018 season kicks off Saturday on Tortola. Over the last five years, there were a combined 26 races on Tortola and Virgin Gorda.
Ever since it appeared, it has been stirring up controversy in the British Virgin Islands and those responsible have only identified themselves as VE Virgin Islanders. They erected the billboard just days after Premier Dr D Orlando Smith declared that the BVI is still in control, though the UK Government ...

Six months after the worst hurricane in living memory brought devastation to the Caribbean, there are still UK citizens sleeping in a government shelter with nowhere to call home. In the middle of a basketball gymnasium, Stanton "Mikey" Robinson, 30, sat with all of his worldly possessions. Fighting back ...
BVI Airways, based at the Terrance B. Lettsome International Airport on Beef Island, has long had a troubled past. In January 2016, the BVI Government bailed it out with an investment of $7.2 million so that it could buy two British Aerospace Avro RJ100 aircraft for a direct non-stop service to Miami, Florida.
The 74-acre Caribbean island did sustain major damage in Hurricane Irma, but Branson has been working tirelessly to help get it and the rest of the British Virgin Islands back on their feet. He previously announced he plans to partially reopen the island by October. And according to his recent Instagram ...
The British Virgin Islands are comprised of Virgin Gorda, Tortola and St. Maarten. Dozens of volunteers took to rebuilding roofs, walls and assisting the many disrupted by the destructive winds of hurricanes Irma and Maria. "The Seventh-day Adventist Church believes that preaching the Good News must be ...
Before accepting any job opportunity, it's smart to read the fine print. Sometimes, killer gigs come with unusual responsibilities or requirements. Such as, oh ... demanding that you relocate to paradise, also known as Necker Island in the British Virgin Islands. Marka / UIG via Getty Images. This could be just ...
The British Virgin Islands' tony Oil Nut Bay luxury real estate community in Virgin Gorda is reopening to guests in March. Oil Nut Bay is relaunching its villa rental program beginning in March, according to the property's Web site. The Bella Beach Villa. That includes a collection of ultra-luxe, from the stunning ...
The programme is designed to address the needs of persons requiring housing support while replenishing the housing stock in order to be disaster resilient. Assistant Secretary for the Ministry of Health and Social Development, Ms. Alisia Browne said offering additional forms of assistance will expand the ...
Convoy also convinced the British Virgin Islands authorities to freeze Cho's assets held there. Cho has been missing since regulators first raided Convoy's office in December last year. To date, four people have been arrested during the investigation, including Convoy's former chairman Wong and Mark ...
A quarter of property in England and Wales owned by overseas firms is held by entities registered in the British Virgin Islands, BBC analysis has found. The Caribbean archipelago is the official home of companies that own 23,000 properties - more than any other country. They are owned by 11,700 firms ...
Initial currency offerings (ICOs) of crypto-currencies, tokens and other block chain based assets raised over US$ 3.5 billion in 2017. Leading offshore financial centres such as the British Virgin Islands (BVI) have sought to become a major part of this new capital raising phenomenon and there is increasing ...
The impacts of Hurricanes Irma and Maria on the strong motion and seismic network throughout the BVI is being examined this week. Director of the Puerto Rico Strong Motion Programme at the Department of Civil Engineering and Surveying of the University of Puerto Rico at Mayaguez Professor ...

One thousand and seventy four households have benefitted from the financial assistance programme led by the BVI Red Cross and Caritas Antilles with the support of the Government of the British Virgin Islands. The programme received financial support of the Adventist Development and Relief Agency ...
The document, prepared by EU officials and dated March 8, also adds Anguilla, The British Virgin Islands, Dominica and Antigua and Barbuda to a so-called grey list of jurisdictions which do not respect EU anti-tax avoidance standards but have committed to change their practices. The grey list includes ...
The Pan American Health Organisation (PAHO) is providing additional support to the recovery of the Territory's Health Sector through funding from a number of donors. Minister for Health and Social Development, Honourable Ronnie W Skelton said he is grateful for the additional support which came as a ...
Beautiful Miss World 2017 Manushi Chhillar arrived in British Virgin Islands after she completed her beauty with the purpose tour in Indonesia with the Miss World team. She quotes," After a series of flights and hopping in different time zones, finally arrived at the British Virgin Islands. The beauty of this ...
A majority of residents in the British Virgin Islands believe the annual Virgin Gorda Easter Festival should be scrapped this year. This is the finding of a BVI News survey conducted on the islands of Tortola and Virgin Gorda from February 13 to 16 on 162 respondents. The survey was commissioned after ...
Glasgow 2014 participant Joe Chapman and 55-year-old Neville Sorrentino will represent the British Virgin Islands in the singles and doubles squash events. BVIOC President Ephraim Penn congratulated the Athletes on their selections. "We have a restriction on the number of athletes that can take part in ...
Getaway Adventures, an adventure-tour company, is offering 25 percent off its guided biking, hiking and kayaking day tours in California Wine Country through 2018. For example, the Healdsburg Sip 'n Cycle winery bike tour costs $111 per person (down from $148) and the sunset bioluminescence kayak ...
Click on the "I Felt It" button behind the corresponding earthquake. Your earthquake experience is not only important for science, but also for people in the area as well as our global readership. SRC, Location, UTC Date/time, M, D, INFO. USGS, Road Town, British Virgin Islands, Feb 18 09:09, 3.6, 82, MAP ...
A Trinidadian truck driver was killed in an accident on an island off Tortola on Wednesday. He is Samuel Don Ramtool originally from Delhi Road in Fyzabad. Ramtool, 61, a father of three and grandfather of three migrated to Tortola over 20 years ago with his family to work on the island but was always ...
The Agency will have the responsibility to use the funds from the trust for the British Virgin Islands Recovery and Development effort only, and will by statute be required to report to the public in the most transparent and coherent manner, the activities associated with the agency's recovery efforts.
The programme is designed to address the needs of persons requiring housing support while replenishing the housing stock in order to be disaster resilient. Assistant Secretary for the Ministry of Health and Social Development, Ms. Alisia Browne said offering additional forms of assistance will expand the ...
Convoy also convinced the British Virgin Islands authorities to freeze Cho's assets held there. Cho has been missing since regulators first raided Convoy's office in December last year. To date, four people have been arrested during the investigation, including Convoy's former chairman Wong and Mark ...
Asked about his private Necker Island in the British Virgin Islands, which was reported to have been badly damaged in last September's hurricanes, he said: "We're working on our own property and the British Virgin Islands as a whole. The people of the British Virgin Islands are wonderfully resilient and ...
One of the coolest hotels in the Caribbean has officially reopened in the wake of last year's storms. The Anegada Beach Club on the beach-filled island of Anegada in the British Virgin Islands reopened its doors on Thursday. "We are freshly rebuilt, upgraded and open for business," the property wrote in a ...
Researchers affiliated with the United States Geological Survey returned to Anegada this month to examine the environmental impacts of Hurricane Irma and to determine the connections to long-term storm and tsunami records. The four-member team collected further evidence and took the opportunity to ...
Wednesday, January 17, 2018- The Cabinet of the Virgin Islands has approved the expenditure of $442,000 to allow for the release of immediate funds to re-establish the National Early Warning System. Governor Augustus Jaspert said the Premier and Members of his Cabinet have met and received an ...
A Huracan at a hurricane-relief fundraiser? Yes, when Lamborghini is one of the co-hosts. Guests posed for photos with a sky blue Lamborghini Huracan the word "huracan" is Spanish for hurricane at a fundraiser for the British Virgin Islands Recovery Fund on Jan. 10 in Wellington. Pictured here are (from ...
1.1 To what extent is domicile or habitual residence relevant in determining liability to taxation in your jurisdiction? There is no direct taxation in the British Virgin Islands (save as specified in question 2.3). 1.2 If domicile or habitual residence is relevant, how is it defined for taxation purposes? This is not ...
If there's one place that defines the Caribbean beach bar, one place that draws rum-loving pilgrims from around the world, it's the Soggy Dollar Bar. But after closing due to damage from Hurricane Irma, the legendary spot on Jost Van Dyke's White Bay has officially relaunched to serve up painkillers.
London: The British Virgin Islands government has turned down National Accountability Bureau's request for help in probing alleged offences committed by former prime minister Nawaz Sharif and his children, Maryam, Hasan and Hussain Nawaz, - dealing a blow to the efforts by the anti-graft body to find ...
police officers from the region were among the first to help when a devastating hurricane hit the British Virgin Islands (BVI). Sgt David Hind, one of six officers from the West Mercia and Warwickshire forces, spent three weeks helping maintain law and order and rebuild the country following the destruction ...
Three flood-prone communities in the British Virgin Islands (BVI) will soon benefit from a project that will help them build resilience to that particular climate change impact. The Establishing Flood-Resilient SMART Communities through Non-governmental Organisations (NGO) Partnerships project will ...
The officers were joined by colleagues from forces across the UK for the third and final deployment to the British Virgin Islands. The group came together at the military air trooping centre in South Cerney and flew out to the main Island of Tortola via Barbados. The overnight stays in military camps in South ...
The system of tax information exchange in the BVI is largely modelled on international principles developed by the Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development (the OECD). The competent authority responsible for dealing with tax information exchange in the BVI is the International Tax ...
December 14, 2017, BRIDGETOWN, Barbados - The Board of Directors of the Caribbean Development Bank (CDB) has approved USD65.5 million in loans and grants to the government of the British Virgin Islands to assist with the recovery, rehabilitation and reconstruction of social and economic ...
The British Virgin Islands' rapid tourism recovery got a significant boost this week with the reopening of the charter base of The Moorings and Sunsail in Tortola. The Moorings and Sunsail are reporting a combined fleet of more than 100 yachts ready for chartering. Additionally, a new investment of $66.5 ...
35 linesmen have arrived to assist the British Virgin Islands Electricity corporation (BVIEC) with the restoration of electricity in the Territory. General manager, Mr. Leroy Abraham said, "We just received a team from Jamaica, Magtech Enterprise Co., so approximately 35 linesmen were engaged. They came ...
To celebrate the British Virgin Islands Archipelago and the wildlife that inhabits it, Pobjoy Mint is proud to launch this coin featuring a beautiful map of the islands. We have also superimposed some of the wildlife from the archipelago over the map. This includes an iguana, a flamingo, a brown pelican and a ...
A quarter of property in England and Wales owned by overseas firms is held by entities registered in the British Virgin Islands, BBC analysis has found. The Caribbean archipelago is the official home of companies that own 23,000 properties - more than any other country. They are owned by 11,700 firms ...
The charter operator has added the new MarineMax 362, customized from the Aquila 36 model, a 36-foot power catamaran with two private en-suite cabins. Live aboard amenities include a generator and air conditioning, a Raymarine e9 GPS chart plotter, autopilot and all-electric galley equipment ...
A picture provided by the British MoD shows some of the destruction in Road Town, Tortola, British Virgin Islands left by Hurricane Irma. Photograph: Joel Rouse Anegada/EPA. Incredibly, almost five months after the storm there are already signs of a tourism buzz and it is happening alongside our own ...
Elderly homes on Tortola and Virgin Gorda will soon undergo needed emergency repairs to their structures which sustained extensive damage following the passage of hurricanes Irma and Maria. The repair works are being funded by the Pan American Health Organisation (PAHO) Health Emergency ...
The final six Royal Cayman Islands police Service officers who assisted with security efforts in the British Virgin Islands post Hurricane Irma are set to come home next week. The RCIPS initially sent 16 officers in September, and then replaced them with another cohort in October, and another later that ...


 

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