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Tortola,

largest of the British Virgin IslandsVirgin Islands,
group of about 100 small islands, West Indies, E of Puerto Rico. The islands are divided politically between the United States and Great Britain. Although constituting the westernmost part of the Lesser Antilles, the Virgin Islands form a geological unit with
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Tortola

an island in the NE Caribbean, in the Leeward Islands group: chief island of the British Virgin Islands. Pop.: 13 568 (1991). Area: 62 sq. km (24 sq. miles)
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Concierge.com on July 28 announced its "World's Sexiest Beaches" rating "15 of the steamiest stretches of sand," and Tortola, BVI, made the list for the Caribbean.
The Act, entitled-"the Insurance Act, 1994," regulates all insurance business conducted in the BVI and significantly strengthens the Islands' ability to provide services to the international financial community, says Robert Mathavious, director of financial services in Tortola, BVI. "The Act establishes a very clear regulatory framework for insurance services." In drafting the Act, the government of the BVI consulted closely with insurance experts, businesses in the local private sector and the international insurance community to ensure the Act's provisions would meet the needs of the insurance industry.
With them, he enjoyed trips to Tortola, BVI, Cape Cod and most recently, Martha's Vineyard as well as many local excursions.