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After surviving the global economic crisis and a 2013 bankruptcy filing in a United States court, the “darkest days” of Scrub Island Resort’s troubles are now behind it, its developer claims.

Watchdog sees mixed picture on Dutch Caribbean finances

The government of St. Maarten missed a deadline in March to pay $33 million in past due contributions to the country’s pension and public health insurance funds, a Dutch financial watchdog said.

TRC seeks public input ahead of LTE allocation

The Telecommunications Regulatory Commission is again asking for public response to proposed changes that could enable Virgin Islands mobile users to access faster service.
In November, Jude Brigitta’s dog FIFA almost died. The pet, who was adopted from the BVI Humane Society, was hit by a car and suffered several injuries to his spine.

Island Happenings (July 2, 2015)

Today Arts and crafts: The Social Development Department is offering leather and straw making courses this month on Tuesdays and Thursdays from 5:30 p.m. Call 468-3701, ext. 4138.
On Saturday, defending BVI Open squash champion Peter Creed, of Wales, won his second consecutive title after beating Jesus Camacho, of Mexico, 11-3, 11-4, 11-3.

BVILTA elects new board

The BVI Lawn Tennis Association held it annual general meeting on June 15 and elected a new executive board.

Team BVI wins Nations Cup

The Gillette nine-a-side Nations Cup Soccer tournament championship game was played on Sunday at Greenland Grounds in East End.