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  British Virgin Islands Vacations: British Virgin Islands vacation package and all inclusive vacations packages by ...
With its small bays and hidden coves, once havens for pirates, the British Virgin Islands are among the world's loveliest cruising areas.
Norman Island is said to have been the prototype for Robert Louis Stevenson's novel Treasure Island.
Arriving in the West Indies as the young captain of The Judith, this favorite of Queen Elizabeth I brought the swashbuckling attitudes of the Elizabethan age to the Virgin Islands.
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  British Virgin Islands travel guide - Wikitravel
The British Virgin Islands are a self-governing British overseas territory, situated in the Caribbean just to the east of the US Virgin Islands.
The islands are highly dependent on tourism, generating an estimated 45% of the national income, together with the offshore financial industry.
Island hop to the US Virgin Islands and the rest of the Caribbean islands.
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  British Virgin Islands - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
The British Virgin Islands (BVI) is an overseas territory of the United Kingdom, located in the Caribbean to the east of Puerto Rico.
Executive authority in British Virgin Islands is invested in The Queen and is exercised on her behalf by the Governor of the British Virgin Islands.
The majority of the population (83%) are Afro-Caribbean, descended from the slaves brought to the Islands by the British.
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 Politics of the British Virgin Islands - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Politics of the British Virgin Islands takes place in a framework of a parliamentary representative democratic dependency, whereby the Chief Minister is the head of government, and of a pluriform multi-party system.
The British Virgin Islands is an internally self-governing overseas territory of the United Kingdom.
The Eastern Caribbean Supreme Court, consists of the High Court of Justice and the Court of Appeal (one judge of the Supreme Court is a resident of the islands and presides over the High Court).
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Politics_of_the_British_Virgin_Islands   (328 words)

  
 British Virgin Islands
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The Badge of the British Virgin Islands comprises a green shield charged with twelve golden oil lamps with red flames and a female figure, St. Ursula, patron saint of the British Virgin Islands attired in white and wearing sandals, carrying one of those lamps.
The personal distinguishing flag of the Governor of the British Virgin Islands is the Union Jack with the Badge of the Territory on a white circular background in the center.
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 Caribbean Net News: British Virgin Islands
ROAD TOWN, BVI: A three-member delegation from the British Virgin Islands led by Speaker of the House Inez Archibald is attending the 52nd Commonwealth Parliamentary Conference in Nigeria from September 1-10.
ROAD TOWN, BVI: The driver of one of Delta Petroleum trucks in the British Virgin Islands remains in hospital after the vehicle he was driving exploded while delivering fuel to a Yacht Charter in Freshman’s Cay to the west of the island.
ROAD TOWN, BVI: A summary of the population and housing census conducted in the British Virgin Islands in 2001 was published on Thursday.
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 British Virgin Islands, British Virgin Islands Information, British Virgin Islands Vacations, British Virgin Islands ...
The British Virgin Islands (or BVI) are a group of over 50 islands and cays located in the Caribbean.
They were called the "Virgin Islands" until "British" was added at the end of World War I after the United States had purchased the nearby Danish West Indies and renamed them as the U.S. Virgin Islands.
The British Virgin Islands are semi-tropical islands, neither lush nor overly dry.
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 British Virgin Islands
But the large-sized CoAs on the fly of a british ensign are a fairily new phenomenon and hence there should be two ensigns: The new one, with a large badge; and the old one, with the badge inscribed on a circle with a diameter of 4/9ths of the flag's height.
The Badge of the British Virgin Islands comprises a green shield charged with twelve golden oil lamps with red flames and a female figure, St. Ursula, patron saint of the British Virgin Islands attired in white and wearing sandals, carrying one of those lamps.
The personal distinguishing flag of the Governor of the British Virgin Islands is the Union Jack with the Badge of the Territory on a white circular background in the center.
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 British Virgin Islands vacations — holidays in the BVI and the Caribbean
Dead Chest is a cay on which Blackbeard is supposed to have left 15 rebellious crew with a cutlass and a cask of rum, leading to the ditty Fifteen men on a dead man’s chest.
Three hundred years ago, the 50-plus islands of the British Virgin Islands swarmed with pirates, who took refuge in the protected waters and kept guard from secluded mountain look-outs.
Throughout the islands, beaches are splendid and the beach bars exceptional.
www.doitcaribbean.com /britishvirginislands   (463 words)

  
 Print Sailing Regattas - British Virgin Islands
The British Virgin Islands is the Mecca for sailing which lends to the assemblage of some of the largest sailboat racing fleets for sailing regattas in the Caribbean.
One of the better-known sailing clinics in the British Virgin Islands for teaching sailing and sailboat racing for the children of the BVI is the Kids and the Sea (KATS) program, which are in their sixteenth year of operation.
Based in Tortola is the Royal British Virgin Islands Yacht Club that among being the sponsor of the BVI Spring Regatta, hosts a plethora of regattas during the year from dinghy races to keelboat regattas.
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 Skyviews Inc. vacation guide to the British Virgin Islands
As many as 20,000 may have lived on the major islands, with large communities and artifacts suggesting they were, by the time Columbus arrived, a developed agrarian society with a complex set of farming and fishing techniques, house construction and cultural rituals.
The Virgin Islands (both U.S. and British) were named by Columbus after the 11,000 beautiful virgin followers of St. Ursula - all of whom, apparently whilst on a rather innocent pilgrimage to Cologne, met their deaths at the hands of some over-zealous Huns.
The US Virgin Islands (as they were then renamed) have become bustling, busy places with a clearly americanised commercial bent and feel.
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 British Virgin Islands Tourism Information
The first ever high speed catamaran to connect the islands of St Thomas, USVI and Tortola, BVI.
Located 90 miles east of Puerto Rico, the British Virgin Islands (BVI) are a collection of 60 islands, cays and rocks in the northeastern Caribbean.
Having previously been part of the British colonial structure in the Caribbean for the first half of the 1900's, the BVI refused to join the West Indian Federation and left the colony of the Leeward Islands on 1 July 1956.
www.bviinfo.com   (208 words)

  
 British Virgin Islands News
British Virgin Islands News continually updated from thousands of sources around the net.
When talking about foreign investments into Ukraine's economy, the fact that the British Virgin Islands got the 8th place over the first six months of 2006 should by no means be ignored.
ROAD TOWN, Tortola, British Virgin Islands, Aug. 23 /CNW/ - AfriOre Limited is pleased to announce results for the P2 Unit for a further two drill holes in the Southern Priority Area on the Company's 74%-owned...
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 Offshore World Resources & Data Base: Living Overseas, International Real Estate, Overseas Investments, Expatriate ...   (Site not responding. Last check: )
The British Virgin Islands are an English-speaking Dependent Territory of the United Kingdom, located in the Caribbean off Puerto Rico.
The British Virgin Islands seem to have got as close to being a perfect 'private' offshore international financial center as can be imagined.
The British Virgin Islands insurance sector offers one of the very few examples of an IOFC which deliberately took the axe to a thriving business sector in order to clean it up.
www.taxhaven-opm.org /opm/ver2.asp?cod=284&canal=BritishVirginIslands   (2576 words)

  
 British Virgin Islands Vacation Rentals, British Virgin Islands Rentals Virgin Islands, Anegada, Cooper Island, ...
A British Virgin Islands vacation rental is a great way to experience this group of 40 beautiful islands situated just east of Puerto Rico in the Caribbean Sea.
The island of Tortola is home to Road Town, capital of the British Virgin Islands.
Guests of British Virgin Islands vacation rentals can also visit the bird sanctuary on the uninhabited island of Diamond Cay, hike the trails of Virgin Gorda Peak National Peak, and see lovely orchids and other tropical plants at the Joseph Reynold O’Neal Botanic Gardens on Tortola.
www.a1vacations.com /Caribbean_British_Virgin_Islands.htm   (307 words)

  
 British Virgin Islands - Destination BVI
The British Virgin Islands comprise more than 40 Caribbean islands and islets, 16 of them are inhabited.
First settled by the Dutch in 1648, the islands were annexed in 1672 by the English.
Terrain: Coral islands are relatively flat; the volcanic islands steep and hilly.
www.nationsonline.org /oneworld/virgin_islands_british.htm   (536 words)

  
 ** British Virgin Islands Villas to Rent - British Virgin Islands Vacation Rentals **
Antigue is one of the most stategic islands in the Caribbean and has a wealth of history from it's days as a British naval base in the 1700's.
Flight arrive on the island daily from around the world and the island is a hub for travel to other islands so it is well served by the airlines.
Below is a selection of villas, apartments and condos in the British Virgin Islands that can be rented direct from their owners.
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 Offshore BVI Company: British Virgin Islands Companies Formation - BVI IBC
The British Virgin Islands or BVI as it is known, forming an archipelago of about 40 sister islands in the Caribbean Sea; located about 60 miles east of Puerto Rico, North of the Leeward Island and adjacent to the US Virgin Islands.
The principle islands are: Tortola, Virgin Gorda, Anegada and Jost Van Dyke.
The BVI is a British Overseas Territory which is constitutionally autonomous from the UK, self-governed except for external affairs, defense, internal security and courts administration.
www.ibcsonline.com /bvi_corporation.htm   (844 words)

  
 British Virgin Islands Travel - British Virgin Islands Travel Hotel Vacation
British Virgin Islands, including Tortola, Virgin Gorda and Outlying Islands, are located between the Caribbean Sea and the North Atlantic Ocean, east of Puerto Rico.
The British Virgin Islands have total land area about 150 square kilometers, about 0.9 times the size of Washington, DC of the United States.
Today, the economy of British Virgin Islands, one of the most prosperous in the Caribbean, is highly dependent on tourism, which generates an estimated 45% of the national income.
www.wanderplanet.com /travel/cb/virginisland_uk/vi.htm   (518 words)

  
 British Virgin Islands Air Charters
Island Birds - Tortola, British Virgin Islands -
Bob and Island Birds will make your Caribbean air charter flight convenient, safe and smooth, to and from the British Virgin Islands.
Island Helicopters, the only Caribbean helicopter charter operator in the British Virgin Islands.
www.bviinfo.com /air.htm   (232 words)

  
 British Virgin Islands Resorts
Exuding a casual, welcoming informality, this oceanfront retreat in the British Virgin Islands is synonymous with unparalleled relaxation, as well as with exceptional weather, making its appeal irresistible.
Your home away from home awaits you here on the loveliest beach in the British Virgin Islands, Cane Garden Bay, where you will find the Ole Works Inn, where the accommodations are designed to pamper and our staff will anticipate your every need.
The island is nestled in a sheltered, emerald green, lagoon whose shallow waters are always calm and lukewarm.
www.hotelrooms.com /Caribbean_British_Virgin_Islands.html   (563 words)

  
 Health in British Virgin Islands
BRITISH VIRGIN ISLANDS - WORLD TRAVEL GUIDE - HEALTH INFORMATION - The WTG entry for Virgin Islands - British includes tourist and business travel information, air, sea, road and rail travel information, maps and climate charts, accommodation information, business......
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BRITISH VIRGIN ISLANDS - ISLANDS ON-LINE - MEDICAL/HEALTH SERVICES INFORMATION - ANEGADA VIRGIN GORDA JOST VAN DYKE TORTOLA HOME THE BRITISH VIRGIN ISLANDS ON-LINE TOUR GUIDE MEDICAL/HEALTH SERVICES In the event of a medical emergency while on vacation, it is alway......
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 The British Virgin Islands   (Site not responding. Last check: )
Thomas, is a much slower-paced island offering lovely, uncrowded beaches and unparalleled sailing, diving and other watersports.
Everyone in the British Virgin Islands speaks English, of course, and currency is U.S. dollar.
Virgin Gorda is the idyllic beach retreat for many island connoisseurs.
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 British Virgin Islands Yellow Pages Online Directory
British Virgin Islands Yellow Pages for complete business and residential listings in the British Virgin Islands.
The British Virgin Islands Yellow Pages online directory allows you to search the British Virgin Islands Yellow Pages print directory online, and find the most current information on British Virgin Islands businesses and community information.
The British Virgin Islands Yellow Pages provides you with phone numbers, addresses, maps, links to websites, email addresses, and more.
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