Virgin Islands

After Australia and UK, Ola announces launch of operations in New Zealand

Ola will be offering diver partners in New Zealand a market low introductory commission rate of 9 per cent.<p>After foraying into Australia and UK, …

New Zealand

Virgin Islands diocese still recovering from 2017 double hurricanes

PORT-OF-SPAIN, Trinidad — One year after Hurricanes Irma and Maria smashed through the Virgin Islands, people remain jittery about the rest of the …

Hurricane Maria

This Caribbean Island Is the #1 Place to Visit This Winter—Here’s Why

There’s a certain bend in the road from St Kitts airport to Christophe Harbor that always elicits a reaction from first-timers, my driver tells me as …

British Virgin Islands

Former Terminix employee pleads guilty to using pesticides that poisoned family

A former Terminix employee in the U.S. Virgin Islands pleaded guilty to illegally using pesticides at multiple residences.

Pesticides

$6,800 Buys You a Hydrogen Fuel Cell Drone With a 30 Km Range

BSHARK, the hydrogen-powered drone research company based in the British Virgin Islands, has announced a hydrogen fuel cell drone with an entry price …

Remote Controls

For The Virgin Islands’ Young Climate Change Officer, Irma Made the Global Crisis Personal

September 2017’s Category 5 hurricane proved that we can’t simply adapt our way into safety.<p>September 17, 2018<p>Do you have one of those jobs where you …

British Virgin Islands

affected Caribbean

<i>New York/Bridgetown, Barbados, 17 September 2018 –</i> The UN Development Programme (UNDP) helped mobilize US$25 million, supported the revision and use …

UNDP

Ola gets more backers on board to race ahead

<b>NEW DELHI & MUMBAI:</b> Ola’s parent ANI Technologies is raising more money from new and existing investors as the ridehailing app breaks into new …

Profit

Mega Millions Jackpot Rises To $252 Million

<b>Follow CBSMIAMI.COM:</b> <b>Facebook</b> <b>|</b> <b>Twitter</b><p>TALLAHASSEE (CBSMiami) – The Mega Millions jackpot is on the rise once again.<p>The Mega Millions jackpot has been …

Washington D.C.

From early recovery to long-term resilience in the Caribbean - Hurricanes Irma and Maria: One year on

The 2017 Atlantic hurricane season will forever be remembered by the Small Island Developing States (SIDS) of the northern and eastern Caribbean. …

British Virgin Islands

Yield on US 10-Year Treasury Note Hits 3%: 5 Top Bank Picks

On Sep 14, the yield on benchmark 10-year U.S. Treasury Note crossed 3%. The increase in government bond yield can primarily be attributed to …

Labor Economics

Access Your Favorite Content on Unlimited Devices Using Torrent-Friendly Servers

• Google Chrome: 25 or later<br>• Firefox: 57 or later<br>• Windows 7 or later<br>• Android 5.0 or later<br>• iOS 9.0 or later<p>Length of access: 1 year<br>• Redemption deadline: …

British Virgin Islands

Angst as Sailing misses Paris 2024 Paralympic inclusion

<b>World Sailing says it is shocked and disappointed to learn that Sailing has not been included by the International Paralympic Committee (IPC) for the</b> …

Paralympics

U.K. Police Target Russian Criminal Funds Flowing Through Banks

Criminals from Russia, Africa and Asia are using U.K. banks to launder money, U.K. police said, warning that foreign government officials are among …

British Virgin Islands

How a Ukrainian Hairdresser Became a Front for Paul Manafort

KIEV, Ukraine — At first glance, what happened to Yevgeny G. Kaseyev hardly seems like misfortune.<p>Without his knowledge, he says, unknown individuals set up multiple companies in his name and deposited tens of millions of dollars into those companies’ bank accounts.<p>“Sometimes it seems fun,” Mr. …

World News

Pelosi, Dems Slam Trump Over Hurricane Response

A year after Maria and Irma, Puerto Rico and the Virgin Islands still need help, they say<p>House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi had long been planning to …

Politics

China angered by Apple's big iPhone event mentioning Taiwan, says it could hurt sales

China is lashing out at Apple after the tech giant mentioned Taiwan without using Beijing's preferred term for it at its annual iPhone event on Wednesday.<p>While introducing the launch date for the new iPhone XS and XS Max, Apple listed China, Hong Kong, and Taiwan separately alongside the three …

U.S. Politics

Caribbean hidden gem: Unspoiled Samaná shows another side of Dominican Republic

Most first-time visitors to the Dominican Republic flock to the all-inclusive beach resorts of Punta Cana, where packaged tourism has been polished, shined and sandpapered into a formidable product. While a beach, buffet and booze vacation will have appeal for many, there are some visitors who will …

British Virgin Islands

Private Islands | Why They're Becoming More Popular | Amuse

Imagine stepping into a private jet and landing on a private island, covered with private beaches. There is a gourmet chef to answer your every need and an exclusive villa with keys for just you.<p>This may sound like a far-fetched dream for most of us, but it’s one that’s increasingly becoming a …

British Virgin Islands

Here's Why So Many Cryptocurrency Exchanges Are Based In East Asia

As digital currencies—including Bitcoin, Ethereum and XRP—gain legitimacy as investable assets, the number of exchanges that trade in cryptocurrency …

Asia

The Ultimate Racers Vacation

Over more than a decade, the editors of <i>Sailing World</i> and our teammates at the Helly Hansen NOOD Regatta have learned one thing while hosting the …

British Virgin Islands

Taiwan Set for Referendum over Use of “Chinese Taipei” at the Olympics

When Taiwan wins a gold medal, the National Flag Anthem of the Republic of China is played instead of the National Anthem of the Republic of …

Volleyball

Cleveland-Cliffs CEO feels betrayed by the state over Essar project in Iron Range

Lourenco Goncalves fights for mining rights, still hopes to have mineral operations in Nashwauk.

Dayton

Outpourings of outrage fill Twitter after Trump denies Hurricane Maria's 3,000 death toll

WASHINGTON – Social media erupted in shock and outrage Thursday after President Donald Trump denied that Hurricane Maria killed nearly 3,000 people in Puerto Rico last year and said the death toll was a Democratic ploy to "make me look as bad as possible."<p>Trump and his administration were …

Puerto Rico

13 Places Where You Can See the Bluest Water in the World

1 of 14<p>Egremnoi, Greece<p>Advertisement<p>2 of 14<p>Crater Lake, Oregon<p>3 of 14<p>Con Son, Vietnam<p>Advertisement<p>4 of 14<p>Devil’s Bay, Virgin Gorda, British Virgin …

National Parks

Is Puerto Rico Part of U.S.? It's Complicated

Hurricane Maria’s ravaging of Puerto Rico in 2017, and lingering controversy over Washington’s response, tested the quirky ties between the U.S. and …

Puerto Rico

The Skinny on Charter Vacations

To the uninitiated, chartering can seem expensive, complicated and confusing. It’s not. In fact, it can be surprisingly affordable for families, …

British Virgin Islands

Oregon State men's basketball: Beavers' non-conference schedule includes home games against Texas A&M, Pepperdine, Wyoming

Oregon State has finalized its men's basketball 12-game non-conference schedule, including a Dam City Classic game in Portland against Texas A&M, six …

Texas A&M

"The Storm Of A Lifetime"

A series of suspicious money transfers followed the Trump Tower meeting<p>The June 2016 meeting at Trump Tower is shrouded in so much mystery. Aside …

Copyright Directive

Here’s when Apple’s new iPhones will arrive in your country

Apple just released three new iPhones at its special event: the iPhone Xs, the iPhone Xs Max, and the iPhone Xr. Here is the rundown of where and when they will be available near you.<p>The duo with OLED screens, the iPhone Xs and the iPhone Xs Max will have 64GB, 256GB and 512GB storage options. They …

Apple