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British Virgin Islands Hosting Greenland Premier Kuupik Kleist for Visit

Above: Scrub Island in the British Virgin Islands By the Caribbean Journal staff Greenland Premier Kuupik Kleist is visiting the British Virgin Islands this week in his capacity as chairman of the Overseas Countries and Territories Association. The British Virgin […]

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Caribbean Home: Escaping Reality and Finding Paradise in Tortola

Above: the main house of the Frenchman’s Cay Estate (Photo: Sotheby’s International Realty) At the top of one of the highest points in the west end of the British Virgin Islands’ Tortola is the Frenchman’s Cay Estate, a luxurious retreat […]

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British Virgin Islands Forms New Council With European's Caribbean Territories

By the Caribbean Journal staff The British Virgin Islands has signed an agreement to form a new body aimed at fostering greater cooperation between the British and Dutch territories in the Caribbean. The Caribbean Overseas Countries and Territories Council includes […]

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British Virgin Islands Looks to Crafts Market to Strengthen Tourism Sector

By the Caribbean Journal staff The British Virgin Islands is looking to its crafts sector as part of a plan to enhance the territory’s tourism product. The Crafts Alive Market, a joint initiative by the office of Premier Dr Orlando […]


British Virgin Islands Weighing Options on OECS Economic Union

Above: Scrub Island in the BVI By the Caribbean Journal staff The British Virgin Islands is in the process of weighing how closely it would like to be tied to the Organization of Eastern Caribbean States. The British Virgin Islands […]


British Virgin Islands Sending Its Largest-Ever Delegation to CARIFTA

Above: qualifying for the CARIFTA games in Bermuda (Photo: Jennings Photography) By the Caribbean Journal staff The British Virgin Islands is sending 16 athletes to April’s CARIFTA games in Bermuda, the largest delegation the country has sent since the first […]

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British Virgin Islands to Begin Survey to Determine Economic Performance

By the Caribbean Journal staff The British Virgin Islands’ Development Planning Unit will begin conducting its annual National Accounts Survey to determine the economic performance of various sectors in the economy on March 20. The survey is focused on obtaining […]


British Virgin Islands Artists Developing Strategies for United Kingdom Market

Above: a work by artist Reuben Vanterpool By the Caribbean Journal staff A joint programme from the British Virgin Islands London Office and the H Lavity Stoutt Community College is training artists in the territory in new strategies to prepare […]


The Future of British Virgin Islands Agriculture "Must Continue"

By the Caribbean Journal staff Despite challenges ahead, the future of agriculture in the British Virgin Islands “must continue,” Natural Resources Minister Dr Kedrick Pickering said at the opening of the territory’s Farmers’ Week. In order to develop, however, the […]

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British Virgin Islands Encouraging Careers in Financial Services Industry

By the Caribbean Journal staff Following a call to improve the British Virgin Islands’ financial services industry by Premier Dr Orlando Smith last month, the government is making a push to encourage careers in the sector. The government, through the […]


Curacao, Sint Maarten Could Become Associate Members of CARICOM

Above: Curacao (Photo: Curacao Tourism) By the Caribbean Journal staff CARICOM’s Council of Ministers has agreed to establish a working group to look at issues pertaining to the organization’s associate members, and two territories, Curacao and Sint Maarten, have expressed […]


British Virgin Islands Premier to Private Sector Employers: Give Youth a Chance

By the Caribbean Journal staff British Virgin Islands Premier Dr Orlando Smith has a message for employers: give youth a chance. “I urge those of you who have not yet committed to hiring our young people to look closer and […]


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