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 2018-05-24 12:37 

Advisor Perspectives

Weekly Unemployment Claims: Up 11K from Last Week...

This morning's seasonally adjusted 234K new claims, up 11K from the previous week's revised figure, was worse the Investing.com forecast of 220K. From the release: "The claims taking procedures in Puerto Rico and in the Virgin Islands have sti...

 2018-05-24 11:00 

Sun Sentinel

Spirit Airlines launching service to St. Croix as island continues post-storm recovery...

Spirit Airlines of Miramar launches new service to St. Croix, U.S. Virgin islands, as island continues recovery from Hurricanes Irma and Maria....

 2018-05-20 04:00 

Scranton Times Tribune

Lackawanna College graduates celebrate achievements, get advice at commencement ceremony...

SCRANTON — Lackawanna College awarded more than 370 associate degrees and certificates to students from 17 states, Canada, Switzerland and the Virgin Islands during its 124th commencement Saturday in the college's Student Union in downtown Scran...

 2018-05-18 21:55 

Sun Sentinel

Miami-Dade seeks help from unusual source in lawsuit: Marlins Man...

Miami-Dade County, in a filing in U.S. District Court earlier this month, submitted a deposition from Laurence Leavy that backed its claim that the Marlins are not located in the British Virgin Islands. Leavy is most commonly known as Marlins Man, the ora...

 2018-05-18 17:52 

Miami Herald

In court fight with Derek Jeter, Miami-Dade turns to the Marlins Man for help...

Miami Marlins super-fan Laurence Leavy, known as the Marlins Man, flew to the British Virgin Islands with sports radio host Andy Slater to visit the corporate office the team used to claim foreign ownership in a suit with Miami-Dade. It was a post-office ...

 2018-05-17 15:25 

Antigua Observer

US Coast Guard searches for missing cruise ship crewmember in Caribbean Sea...

The United States Coast Guard says rescue crews are searching for a MSC Seaside crewmember who went overboard in the Caribbean Sea about eight nautical miles southeast of St. Thomas, US Virgin Islands. The US Coast Guard identified the missing crewmember ...

 2018-05-17 13:40 

Bitcoin.com

Bitfinex Starts Sharing Customer Tax Data with Authorities...

Bitfinex, an exchange famed for its opaque banking arrangements, has begun ordering its users to submit their tax details. The platform, which is registered in the British Virgin Islands, a known tax haven, will retain this information and may share it wi...

 2018-05-17 12:37 

Advisor Perspectives

Weekly Unemployment Claims: Up 11K from Last Week...

This morning's seasonally adjusted 222K new claims, up 11K from the previous week's figure, was worse the Investing.com forecast of 215K. From the release: "The claims taking procedures in Puerto Rico and in the Virgin Islands have still not r...

 2018-05-17 03:31 

KHON

[ Honolulu ]

Hawaii receives settlement from recalled airbag company, but where does the money go?...

This settlement is divided among Hawaii, New Mexico, and the U.S. Virgin Islands. Because Takata is currently in bankruptcy, Hawaii was only able to get $3-million. Officials tell us it's the largest amount compared to other states....

 2018-05-16 18:26 

The Guardian

UK law firm accused of failings over Azerbaijan leader's daughters offshore assets...

Child & Child set up secret company in British Virgin Islands and claimed Leyla and Arzu Aliyev had no political connections...

 2018-05-16 18:13 

Herald Tribune

[ Sarasota, FL ]

Coral disease firebreak works in short-term study in Virgin Islands...

The progression of Caribbean yellow-band disease — a widespread killer of reef-building corals — can be significantly impeded by chiseling a "firebreak" around the diseased coral tissue, but more research is needed to maintain the fire...

 2018-05-16 16:15 

The Daily Mail

Cruise ship searches for missing crew member in Caribbean...

SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico (AP) - A search is underway near the U.S. Virgin Islands for a crew member on a cruise ship who apparently went overboard in rough......

 2018-05-16 16:13 

National Post

Cruise ship searches for missing crew member in Caribbean...

SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico — A search is underway near the U.S. Virgin Islands for a crew member on a cruise ship who apparently went overboard in rough seas. Geneva-based MSC Cruises says the crew member on the MSC Seaside was reported missing before da...

 2018-05-14 16:19 

The Tennessean

From Virgin Islands to Station Camp track, Mikaela Smith chases Olympic dream...

Running since age 2, Mikaela Smith moved to Middle Tennessee to be recruited and follow in her family's Olympic footsteps....

 2018-05-13 13:00 

Daily Kos

New Yorkers do what Trump should be doing for Puerto Rico and the U.S. Virgin Islands...

One of today's biggest ironies is that the current occupant of the White House, who has spectacularly failed to handle our longest-running disaster in Puerto Rico and the U.S. Virgin Islands, is a New Yorker. But the flip side of that tarnished and bi...

 2018-05-11 20:30 

Newsfile Corp.

Talon Metals Reports Results for the Three Months Ended March 31, 2018...

Road Town, British Virgin Islands--(Newsfile Corp. - May 11, 2018) - Talon Metals Corp. (" Talon " or the " Company ") (TSX: TLO) reported a net loss for the three months ended March 31, 2018 of $2.0 million or $0.02 per share (basic and d...

 2018-05-11 19:39 

Antigua Observer

Premier maintain UK legislation is flawed and disrespects BVI...

The British Virgin Islands (BVI) Friday said it would continue to engage directly with the United Kingdom as it seeks to have London reverse the amendment to the Sanctions and Anti-Money Laundering Bill that the 15-member regional integration grouping, CA...

 2018-05-11 06:01 

China Post

Calley criticizes Schuette over property transfers...

EAST LANSING, Mich. (AP) — Republican Lt. Gov. Brian Calley lodged new accusations against gubernatorial rival Bill Schuette on Thursday, saying the attorney general was personally involved in the transfer of property in the U.S. Virgin Islands whil...

 2018-05-11 01:21 

Washington Post

Calley blasts Schuette for keeping land deals outside trust...

Republican Lt. Gov. Brian Calley lodged new accusations against gubernatorial rival Bill Schuette on Thursday, saying the attorney general was personally involved in the transfer of property in the U.S. Virgin Islands while all of his assets were supposed...

 2018-05-11 01:19 

Napa Valley Register

Calley blasts Schuette for keeping land deals outside trust...

EAST LANSING, Mich. (AP) — Republican Lt. Gov. Brian Calley lodged new accusations against gubernatorial rival Bill Schuette on Thursday, saying the attorney general was personally involved in the transfer of property in the U.S. Virgin Islands whil...

 2018-05-10 21:52 

Washington Post

Calley criticizes Schuette over property transfers...

Republican Lt. Gov. Brian Calley lodged new accusations against gubernatorial rival Bill Schuette on Thursday, saying the attorney general was personally involved in the transfer of property in the U.S. Virgin Islands while all of his assets were supposed...

 2018-05-10 19:18 

Sierra Vista Herald

MU finds out Paradise Jam draw, gets Kennesaw State in opener...

The game will be held at 2 p.m. Central on Friday, Nov. 16, in St. Thomas, U.S. Virgin Islands. The winner will face Oregon State or Old Dominion in the semifinals at 4:30 p.m. Nov. 18. The other side of......

 2018-05-10 12:35 

Advisor Perspectives

Weekly Unemployment Claims: Unchanged from Last Week...

This morning's seasonally adjusted 211K new claims, unchanged from the previous week's figure, was better the Investing.com forecast of 219K. From the release: "The claims taking procedures in Puerto Rico and in the Virgin Islands have still n...

 2018-05-10 04:00 

WTVA

[ Columbus, MS ]

Ole Miss draws UConn, Purdue and St. John's in 2018 Paradise Jam...

The tournament is set for Nov. 22-24, 2018, in the U.S. Virgin Islands...

 2018-05-09 23:45 

Los Angeles Times

U.S. Virgin Islands teammates reunite on the Angels roster...

There they were Wednesday, nearing 3,000 miles from home, separated by a single locker in one of the most unlikely developments of this Angels season....

 2018-05-07 01:21 

Toronto Star

Offshore tax havens set to overtake Canada in corporate transparency...

Britain has passed a law that will require company owners in Bermuda, the Cayman Islands and the British Virgin Islands to identify themselves in public databases — a level of transparency that still doesn't exist in Canada....

 2018-05-05 15:12 

Markets Insider

Heres how Richard Branson wound up in a mermaid tail on his luxury private island...

SuperShe In June 2017, Virgin founder Richard Branson hosted the women of the......

 2018-05-04 23:54 

The Huffington Post

Top Interior Department Official In Email To Staff: 'Our Job Is To Protect The Secretary'...

A scheduler spent $4,000 on a week in the U.S. Virgin Islands to prepare for Ryan Zinke's trip -- a cost one appointee said would draw an inspector's att......

 2018-05-03 12:39 

Advisor Perspectives

Weekly Unemployment Claims: Up 2K, Better Than Forecast...

This morning's seasonally adjusted 209K new claims, down 24K from the previous week's revised figure, was better the Investing.com forecast of 230K. From the release: "The claims taking procedures in Puerto Rico and in the Virgin Islands have ...

 2018-05-02 12:01 

Washington Post

Sunshine Alone Won't Clean Up British Tax Havens: Lionel Laurent...

The U.K. has bowed to public concern over illicit money flowing through offshore tax havens. Territories such as the British Virgin Islands will have to publish open registers of company ownership by 2020. It's a welcome step, considering the U.K.'...

 2018-05-02 01:30 

Irish Independent

UK orders crackdown on offshore tax havens...

The UK government agreed yesterday to order its overseas territories such as the Cayman Islands and the British Virgin Islands to make secretive company ownership information public by...

 2018-05-01 22:14 

news.com.au

UK territories must expose company owners...

Britain has agreed to order its overseas territories such as the Cayman Islands and the British Virgin Islands to make secretive company ownership information public by the end of 2020 to try to tackle corruption and tax avoidance....

 2018-05-01 18:48 

Express

'You are leaving the EU' Labour Remainer SMACKED by overseas finance chief in fiery debate...

REMAINER Margaret Hodge was shut down by the Director of the British Virgin Islands financial services when the Labour MP tried to argue in favour of a new EU directive tackling closed public financial registers....

 2018-05-01 17:36 

Antigua Observer

BVI critical of proposed UK legislation...

ROAD TOWN, British Virgin Islands, May 1, CMC The British Virgin islands (BVI) Tuesday appealed to United Kingdom legislators to re-think their positions regarding new legislation that could seriously affect the future socio-economic development of the Br...

 2018-05-01 16:32 

Reuters

[ UK ]

UK territories ordered to open up about secretive companies...

Britain agreed on Tuesday to order its overseas territories such as the Cayman Islands and the British Virgin Islands to make secretive company ownership information public by the end of 2020 to try to tackle corruption and tax avoidance....

 2018-05-01 16:31 

Reuters

UK territories ordered to open up about secretive companies...

Britain agreed on Tuesday to order its overseas territories such as the Cayman Islands and the British Virgin Islands to make secretive company ownership information public by the end of 2020 to try to tackle corruption and tax avoidance....

 2018-05-01 15:49 

Quartz

Britain just passed a sweeping crackdown on the world's most notorious tax havens...

The likes of the Caymans and British Virgin Islands, which featured heavily in the Panama Papers, will now have to open their books on corporate ownership to the world....

 2018-05-01 14:44 

The Times of India

UK territories ordered to open up about secretive companies...

Overseas territories and crown dependencies, such as the Cayman Islands and the British Virgin Islands, have come under increasing pressure to reveal who is behind anonymously owned companies, with campaign groups saying such secrecy aids money laundering...

 2018-05-01 12:17 

The Independent

Tory rebels vow to force Theresa May to reveal 'secret tainted money' being sheltered in UK tax havens...

Tory rebels have vowed to force Theresa May to crack down on dirty money being sheltered in UK tax havens, after an attempt to head off the revolt fell flat. The MPs plan to force overseas territories, such as the British Virgin Islands and Cayman Islands...

 2018-04-27 14:14 

New Indian Express

[ Nation ]

Enforcement Directorate arrests Geodesic CA in bond default case...

Director and authorised signatory of various overseas companies situated in UAE, Hong Kong and British Virgin Islands, Jajodia was held from his residence in Mumbai....

 2018-04-27 14:13 

Antigua Observer

BVI seeks CARIFORUM membership...

The British Virgin Islands (BVI) says it has been assured that the British Overseas Territory is eligible for associate membership within the Caribbean Forum (CARIFORUM). CARIFORUM, which includes the 15-member Caribbean Community (CARICOM) grouping and t...

 2018-04-27 00:00 

Jakarta Post

Pertamina sends legal notice to MV Ever Judger over oil spill...

State-owned energy company Pertamina has sent a legal notice (somasi) to Holding Company Limited, British Virgin Islands, owner of the MV Ever Judger, which Pertamina alleges caused the damage to its oil pipeline in Balikpapan Bay, East Kalimantan....

 2018-04-26 17:18 

livemint

CBI probes suspected Rs600 crore loan fraud at IDBI Bank...

The CBI conducts raid at 50 locations, including New Delhi and Mumbai, for evidence of fraud carried out through the loan accounts of a company registered in the British Virgin Islands, a Finnish firm...

 2018-04-26 12:41 

Advisor Perspectives

Weekly Unemployment Claims: Down 24K, Much Better Than Forecast...

This morning's seasonally adjusted 209K new claims, down 24K from the previous week's revised figure, was better the Investing.com forecast of 230K. From the release: "The claims taking procedures in Puerto Rico and in the Virgin Islands have ...

 2018-04-25 16:12 

Nextgov

Tech Lessons Learned From the Devastation of Hurricane Maria...

Puerto Rico and the U.S. Virgin Islands' CIOs discussed data security, relationships with wireless carriers and next-level training at NASCIO's midyear conference....

 2018-04-25 14:07 

National Post

US Virgin Islands to rebuild all main roads for $1.2B...

CHARLOTTE AMALIE, Virgin Islands — The governor of the U.S. Virgin Islands says all of the territory's main roads will be rebuilt to federal standards following the damage inflicted by hurricanes Irma and Maria. Kenneth Mapp says $530 million of...

 2018-04-25 14:02 

Fox Business

US Virgin Islands to rebuild all main roads for $1.2B...

The governor of the U.S. Virgin Islands says all of the territory's main roads will be rebuilt to federal standards following the damage inflicted by hurricanes Irma and Maria....

 2018-04-25 14:00 

NY Daily News

US Virgin Islands to rebuild all main roads for $1.2B...
 2018-04-25 13:49 

Washington Post

US Virgin Islands to rebuild all main roads for $1.2B...

The governor of the U.S. Virgin Islands says all of the territory's main roads will be rebuilt to federal standards following the damage inflicted by hurricanes Irma and Maria....

 2018-04-25 13:48 

The Daily Mail

US Virgin Islands to rebuild all main roads for $1.2B...

CHARLOTTE AMALIE, U.S. Virgin Islands (AP) - The governor of the U.S. Virgin Islands says all of the territory's main roads will be rebuilt to federal......

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