NC court: Man's rights violated in Virgin Islands ruling

Winston-Salem Journal State/Region News

Virgin Islands RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) AP) — A North Carolina appeals court says a man cannot be forced to pay almost $5,800 to a pair of Caribbean resort companies because he could not have a lawyer help him in a U.S.

Beryl dissipates after Dominica, easing threat to others

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YABUCOA, Puerto Rico (AP) — The remnant of Tropical Storm Beryl rushed over Dominica but then dissipated, lessening the threat to Puerto Rico and the Virgin Islands, which had braced for heavy rains and strong winds less than a year

Paradise Jam tourney moved to Liberty due after hurricanes

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Virgin Islands LYNCHBURG, Va. (AP) AP) — The 2017 Paradise Jam basketball tournament has been moved to Liberty University because of hurricane damage in the U.S.

NC State won't have freshman Kapita for Paradise Jam

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AP) — North Carolina State freshman Ted Kapita won't travel with the team for this week's Paradise Jam in the Virgin Islands RALEIGH, N.C. (AP)

Hurricanes leave hoop fans seeking paradise in Lynchburg

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Virgin Islands for South Carolina coach Frank Martin had envisioned basking in the sun by the pool while studying film during the Puerto Rico Tip-Off. And Wake Forest coach Danny Manning was eager to take his team to the U.S.

Huff has double-double, No. 22 Creighton beats NC State

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Virgin Islands (AP) — Cole Huff had 20 points and 10 rebounds, helping No. THOMAS, U.S. 22 Creighton pull away from N.C. State 112-94 on Sunday night to advance to the championship game at the Paradise Jam tournament

Abu scores 25 points; Wolfpack beat Montana at Paradise Jam

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Virgin Islands (AP) — Abdul-Malik Abu scored 25 points, and North Carolina State pulled away in the second half to beat Montana 85-72 Friday in the opening day of the Paradise Jam tournament THOMAS, U.S.

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Charter Spectrum Phone service offers you the unlimited local calling in the US, Canada, Mexico, Guam, Puerto Rico, US Virgin Islands, Dominican Republic, and the Northern Mariana Islands. Today is the era of entrepreneurship.

Old Dominion beats Gardner-Webb 58-46

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Virgin Islands (AP) — Trey Freeman had 22 points and Old Dominion scored 10 straight in the final three minutes to beat Gardner-Webb 58-46 in the third-place game of the Paradise Jam THOMAS, U.S.

Seton Hall pulls away from Gardner-Webb 85-67

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Virgin Islands (AP) — Sterling Gibbs scored 16 points, including a trio of 3-pointers, to help lift Seton Hall to an 85-67 win over Gardner-Webb in the semifinals of the Paradise Jam o TOMAS, U.S.

Timeout gaffe costs Clemson in 72-70 loss

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Virgin Islands (AP) — Clemson freshman Donte Grantham called time out when the Tigers didn''t have any and Jarvis Davis made two late free throws to capitalize and give Gardner-Webb a THOMAS, U.S.

5 Entrepreneurs Celebrate Summer Business Accomplishments


This summer, for the first ever, I took a three week vacation on Virgin Islands with my wife. Summer is over. While many were going on vacations and traveling, business was still being completed for many entrepreneurs and business owners.

[Competition] Startup Open 2011 Starts… Opens… Launches!


The grand prize winner of last year’s Startup Open , Resolute Marine Energy ‘s founder Olivier Ceberio won a trip to Richard Branson’s privately-owned Necker Island in the British Virgin Islands.

Think Big, Start Small: The Story of a Startup

Up and Running

A snapshot from one of the Cayman Island cameras. Virgin Islands, Virgin Gorda and the Florida Keys. Pictured here, Tim with a mix of ReefCam and University of the Virgin Islands personnel. A barracuda swims by one of the Cayman Island cameras.


Venture Cyclist

We are just back from a fabulous vacation in the British Virgin Islands. Is a blog backlog a backblog? This is not a usual time of year to visit the Carribean (hurricane season starts June 1) but we had an idyllic time there. Hannah (our 14 year-old) spent three weeks learning to sail on ActionQuest ( check out her boat's log here ). We met her shipmates and the ActionQuest crew when we picked her up last Tuesday. she had a spectacular time.

The Lean Airline

Mark Birch

brycedotvc : While reading Derek Sivers’ book, Anything You Want , he briefly mentions a bit of the backstory behind Richard Branson’s Virgin Airlines. . So I hunted down a few more details : In ’79, when Joan, my fiancee and I were on a holiday in the British Virgin Islands, we were trying to catch a flight to Puerto Rico; but the local Puerto Rican scheduled flight was cancelled. startups entrepreneurs Richard Branson VIRGIN AIRWAYS

Are Your Gadgets Hurting Your Marriage?

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Kathy said the best vacation the couple ever took was at a place in the Virgin Islands with no Internet access. Gadget love is an infidelity you have to learn to live with. One of the first columns I ever wrote for Inc.

3 Reasons Starting a Family Is Good for Business

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Virgin Island''s Blue Shore Grill Restaurant Group, Nicole Boswell-Horstmeyer. There''s a myth that having a family and running a company are incompatible, but here are 3 reasons why kids can be a business advantage.

One Crucial Thing You Probably Don't Know About Security Breaches

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Breach notifications are the rule rather than the exception, as two attorneys from law firm Jenner & Block write on Bloomberg Law: Currently, 46 states, the District of Columbia, Guam, Puerto Rico, and the Virgin Islands have notification requirements for breaches of "personal information."

One Surprising Way Apple and Google Excel

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How it works Apple owns subsidiaries in tax havens like Ireland, the Netherlands, Luxembourg, and the British Virgin islands. Sure, they create innovative products. But these companies outdo their competitors in another, very important way.


The Freestyle Entrepreneur

Thomas in the United States Virgin Islands. Thomas was not perfect (the island is rife with racial tension and has a very bad business climate), the business plan was rock solid. Tales from the Trenches …. by John Ingrisano. The Freestyle Entrepreneur. [ If you have a story of business success or failure – how you did something amazing right or downright stupidly wrong, and would care to share it – send me an email with as much detail as possible.

[Review] Like A Virgin


Everybody knows Sir Richard Branson , founder of the Virgin Group. His Virgin Group of 400 companies hires some 50,000 employees around the world, generating over £15 billion in revenue last year. For example, Branson dressed as a bride when launching Virgin Brides several years ago.

The Complete Guide to SBA Loans

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Virgin Islands. What is an SBA Loan? The U.S. Small Business Administration was created in 1953 to help Americans start, build and grow their businesses.

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Turning the Unemployed Into Entrepreneurs


Virgin Islands,” five states - Delaware, Maine, New Jersey, New York, and Oregon - already have active SEA programs. The dreaded pink slip - it’s still an all-too-common occurrence in America today.

How to Start a Travel Agency

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If you’re someone who loves travel, loves the planning process, and enjoys helping others have great experiences, you may have considered starting a travel agency. However, starting a travel business is a bit of a mixed bag.

The One Good Thing About the Fiscal Cliff Resolution

Inc Startups

Virgin Islands and provided tax breaks to a wide range of other groups and interests, including motorsports entertainment complexes and mine rescue teams. The fiscal cliff resolution may or may not help small businesses.

Go Live With The Whales


What does not fit this category of experience is the week I spent at a resort in the American Virgin Islands for my 25th wedding anniversary or the time I spent hiking in the Cascades during summer vacation. By Bruce Hodes, author of “ Front Line Heroes “. Climb Mount Rainier.

The Small Joys of Family Business

Inc Startups

I was able to take my wife, Missy, and two kids, Zack and Zoe, aged 6 and 4, to Necker Island, Richard Branson's private retreat in the British Virgin Islands. At the time, the island held a maximum of 28 guests, catered to by a staff of 60.

The Houses That Entrepreneurship Built

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Locations: Homes in Maui, San Francisco (pictured here), and (rumored) Los Angeles Prices, combined: $50 million Maui mansion: Thiel purchased a home in Maui for $27 million--the most expensive real-estate sale recorded in the Hawaiian island's history.

Debunking the Myth of Innovation

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Almost as integral to Apple''s success have been the company''s aggressive tax-avoidance strategies--such as creating offices and subsidiaries in low-tax locales such as Nevada, Ireland, and the British Virgin Islands. "It''s Too many ideas could actually hurt your business.

Microsoft Owes Denmark $1 Billion While Google, Facebook And Others Do Everything They Can To Avoid Taxes


That company is in turn owned by companies in Bermuda and the British Virgin Islands. A large proportion of those profits were again moved to the Cayman Islands in licensing and royalty payments. ?. In the recent news it was uncovered that Microsoft owes Denmark 5.8