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Tuesday | The Island Packet

Chef Roberto Leoci of Pacci Italian Kitchen + Bar: 'Food brings happiness to everyone's hearts'

Amuse Bouche offers a glimpse into the lives of local chefs, their cooking philosophies and what they like to cook and eat when they're not at work.

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Tuesday | Virgin Islands Daily News

British Virgin Islands gets $35M cruise pier loan

Officials in the British Virgin Islands say they have secured a $35 million loan for a cruise ship pier expansion project that is expected to bring larger ships and more visitors to the territory.

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Mon Jul 07, 2014

British Virgin Islands Offshore World

TIEA Signed by BVI and Japan

In June, the BVI government announced the signing of tax information exchange agreement with Japan .

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Fri Jul 04, 2014

ABC News

Photos: Hotel Suite of the Week: Biras Creek Grand Suite

All-Inclusive Luxury in the British Virgin Islands. Set among 140 pristine acres on Virgin Gorda in the British Virgin Islands, the 31-room luxury boutique resort of Biras Creek features newly renovated one-and two-bedroom suites each with its own private verandah overlooking the Caribbean Sea or gardens.

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Thu Jul 03, 2014

Isle News

Mourant Ozannes once again named one of the world's top offshore law firms

Mourant Ozannes has once again been named as one of the top offshore law firms in the world, coming runner up in the category of Offshore Firm of the Year at The Lawyer Awards held in London last week.

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Wed Jul 02, 2014

Isle News

Nerine in the running for best Independent Trust Company

Nerine Group of Fiduciaries has been nominated in the first ever Independent Trust Company of the Year category of the esteemed Society of Trusts and Estate Practitioners Private Client Awards for 2014.

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The Baltic Times

Foreign investment down in Lithuania - The Baltic Times

Statistics Lithuania and the Bank of Lithuania inform that in the first quarter of 2014, foreign direct investment flow amounted to 86.3 million euros.

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The Drinks Business

Johnnie Walker casts Jude Law

Jude Law has become the latest celebrity to align himself with a drinks brand as the British actor stars in a new film commissioned by Johnnie Walker Blue Label.

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Sat Jun 28, 2014

Examiner.com

Dockside Tropical Cafe in Marathon hosts Music Festival June 30-July 5

From June 30 through July 5, Dockside Tropical Cafe in Marathon is hosting the Americana Music Festival featuring more than 30 performers from all over the United States.

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Tri-cityherald.com

US man rowing across Atlantic reaches Caribbean

A spokeswoman for 48-year-old Victor Mooney said early Saturday the specially built oceangoing rowboat was towed about 20 miles to shore while Mooney was aboard a search and rescue vessel.

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Fri Jun 27, 2014

The Daily Record

Runaway fraudster Michael Voudouri jailed for 11 years for role in A 11m tax scam

THE court heard that Voudouri, who fled to Cyprus for 15 months to evade justice, had hidden his ill-gotten gains in offshore bank accounts.

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Wed Jun 25, 2014

Bajan Reporter

U.S. man crosses Atlantic Ocean by rowboat on 4th attempt

Victor Mooney , 48, of Queens and The Spirit of Malabo , a twenty-four foot Brazilian custom made ocean rowboat has passed the longitude [59.29W], which marks the successful crossing of the Atlantic Ocean Saturday morning.

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Buenos Aires Herald

Mixed year for foreign investment in LatAm

A report released yesterday by the United Nations Conference on Trade and Development has revealed that Central America and the Caribbean were the most significant recipients of Foreign Direct Investment in Latin America in 2013, a year during which the flow of cash to South America also fell for the first time in three years.

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Sun Journal

Hello, Columbus: Replicas of Nina, Pinta dock at Camden Harbor

Replicas of the Nina and Pinta docked in Camden Harbor on Tuesday. The two vessels, which are nearly identical to the ships Christopher Columbus used to sail to America more than 500 years ago, are traveling museums that visit as many as 30 harbors each year.

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Tue Jun 24, 2014

Malaysian National News Agency

Fifteen Caribbean Countries Report Cases Of Chikungunya Virus

In December 2013, the World Health Organization reported the first local transmission of chikungunya virus in the Western Hemisphere identified in Saint Martin.

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Politico

Recovered, O'Donnell thanks Kochs

Lawrence O'Donnell returned to MSNBC's "Last Word" Monday night and offered praise to an unlikely hero - David Koch.

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Switched

Lawrence O'Donnell Makes An Emotional Return To His MSNBC Show

Lawrence O'Donnell returned to his show for the first time on Monday since the car accident that had kept him from the program since April.

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Mon Jun 23, 2014

JD Supra

BVI signs TIEA with Japan

The British Virgin Islands government entered into its twenty-sixth tax information exchange agreement with the Government of Japan on 18 June 2014.

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Sydney Morning Herald

Australia criticised for stalling on tax evasion

A global anti-corruption agency has accused Australia of delaying action on tax evasion by failing to sign an early information swap treaty - part of its commitment to the G20.

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JD Supra

The Effects of a Mandatory Register of Beneficial Ownership

Some of the many attractions of the British Virgin Islands for both corporates and lenders are the relatively sophisticated legal system, low operating costs and creditor friendly insolvency regime.

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