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Nina and Pinta dock in Georgetown

The Nina and Pinta, replicas of Christopher Columbus' ships, dock at Harborwalk Marina in Georgetown on Wednesday, April 16, 2014.

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Wed Apr 16, 2014

Asia News Network

HCM City: Foreign investors focusing on manufacturing in Vietnam

Foreign investment in manufacturing has increased significantly in Ho Chi Minh City and the neighboring provinces of Dong Nai and Binh Duong as international firms seek to take advantage of the country's accession to the Trans-Pacific Partnership.

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Tue Apr 15, 2014

British Virgin Islands Offshore World

BVI Premier Visited Brussels to Discuss Partnership

In the beginning of April, British Virgin Islands Premier and Minister of Finance, Dr Orlando Smith , made an official visit to Brussels , during which he had meetings with European Union officials and discussed partnerships and programs for the benefit of the 26 Overseas Countries and Territories associated with EU.

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Mon Apr 14, 2014

Saveur.com

Anguilla, British Virgin Islands: CuisinArt Golf Resort & Spa

CuisinArt's signature ginger-steeped rum, sweet and spicy in all the right ways Grilled Anguillan crayfish at Le Bistro Watching the sun set with a glass of rosA© Eating your vegetables; with so many ingredients picked straight from the hydroponic farm, even side salads are impressive Renting bicycles from the front desk: Minimal traffic and ... (more)

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Sun Apr 13, 2014

South China Morning Post

Doubts over litigation investment fund

Raid on former office of Buttonwood Legal Capital raises questions over claimed HK$1.2b fund as named business partners deny links Concerns are growing about the viability of a litigation investment fund worth a reported HK$1.2 billion after Hong Kong regulators raided the company's former office and many of the fund's supposed business partners ... (more)

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Thu Apr 10, 2014

Wall Street Journal

Buy, Sell and Start Over

David Johnson broke his neck in a swimming-pool accident when he was 28 and was told he would be permanently paralyzed.

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Caribbean News Now!

BVI premier concludes talks with EU on behalf of overseas territories

Left to Right: Eleftherios Tsiavos, Head of Sector Facilities Management Financial Instruments, DG DEVCO; Markos M. Tipolitakis, ACP Delegate at Permanent Representation of Greece to the EU; OCTA Chairman, Premier of the British Virgin Islands, Dr. Orlando Smith; and Theo Saramandis, Head of the OCT Task Force, European Commission BRUSSELS, Belgium ... (more)

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Market Wire

Gentor Signs Agreement to Sell its Oman Properties

Gentor Resources Inc. announces that it has entered into an agreement with Savannah Resources plc to sell Gentor's properties in Oman to the Purchaser .

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Wed Apr 09, 2014

Milwaukee Journal-Sentinal

Reading the John Updike stories: 'The Sea's Green Sameness'

Updike wrote "The Sea's Green Sameness," more a rumination than a story, on his extended 1960 visit to Anguilla in the British Virgin Islands, where he was soaking up the sun in search of relief for his psoriasis.

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Mon Apr 07, 2014

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Clarke Jertson

Clarke Jertson, 53, of Sobieski, passed away unexpectedly of a heart attack on Monday, March 31. Born Nov. 15, 1960, in Dallas, Tx., son of LuVerne and Jennie Jertson, on May 3, 2002, he married the former Kim Gajeski in Oconto.

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Bloomberg

VK.com Owner Sues for Messenger After $19 Billion WhatsApp Deal

The shareholders of Russia 's largest social network, VKontakte , sued Chief Executive Officer Pavel Durov over control of a messenger service he developed.

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Sun Apr 06, 2014

Examiner.com

5 things the Virgin Islands are famous for

The Virgin Islands are the western group of islands of the "Leeward Islands," which form the border between the Caribbean Sea and the Atlantic Ocean.

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Trinadad Express

Be on alert for CHIKV'

Dr James Hospedales, executive director of Caribbean Public Health Agency, said although there were "no reported cases yet" in Trinidad and Tobago, it was important to be on high alert, as some French, English and Dutch Caribbean islands have reported cases of chikungunya, a viral disease spread by the aedes aegypti mosquito.

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Switched

Travel Like You're Rich, Without Spending the Money

We've all scrolled through Rich Kids of Instagram and watched those damn Kardashians go on one exotic vacation after another .

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Sat Apr 05, 2014

Sys-Con Media

Spring HKTDC Lighting Fair Brightens Hong Kong Business

Australia, Canada, Italy, Among First-Time Fair Exhibitors Hong Kong, Apr 6, 2014 - - Nearly 1,100 exhibitors from 14 countries and regions, a new exhibitor record, are taking part in the sixth edition of the HKTDC Hong Kong International Lighting Fair , which opened today and continues through 9 April at the Hong Kong Convention and Exhibition ... (more)

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Fri Apr 04, 2014

The Island Packet

These replicas of the Nina and Pinta are visiting Beaufort.

For more information on the Nina and Pinta replica ships that will be docked at the Beaufort Downtown Marina next week, visit www.thenina.com .

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Sys-Con Media

Englewood Management Group Ltd. Acquires Shares of Mezzotin Minerals Inc.

Both Englewood and Konstantine are companies controlled by Mr. Paul Ekon, President and Chief Executive Officer of Mezzotin.

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PR-inside.com

Market Report, "Thalassa Holdings Ltd. (THAL) - Oil & Gas - Deals and Alliances Profile", published

The company provides services to oil and gas industry. It provides source systems for reservoir monitoring projects.

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Thu Apr 03, 2014

SavannahNow

Ni a, Pinta drawing crowds on waterfront

If you haven't been down to River Street to see the NiA a and the Pinta, replicas of two of the three ships Christopher Columbus sailed to the New World, you have only this weekend to see and learn more about the special vessels favored by Columbus and other explorers of the era.

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Virgin Islands Daily News

U.S. House OKs bill loosening strictures on charter boats

Feel the Magic, a 50-foot catamaran owned and operated by St. Thomas resident Hank Hampton, is moored off Norman Island in the British Virgin Islands with other U.S. and British charter boats.

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