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SAN JUAN – U.S. airlines have slashed leisure fares to Puerto Rico in recent months to lure travelers to the debt-strapped island, hit by economic turmoil and lately the arrival of the mosquito-borne Zika virus. The lowest fares to San Juan, Puerto Rico, have fallen 22 percent on average from

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Soraya Diase Coffelt, JS, MJS By SORAYA DIASE COFFELT/SPECIAL TO THE V.I. FREE PRESS Today was our last day in Cuba and amongst one of the busiest. We were given the exclusive opportunities to meet and speak with persons at a vocational trade school and a public health clinic to

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      Buckeye President Khalid Muslih CARACAS – A saturated oil storage network in the Caribbean is forcing some South American and African producers to keep selling crude at prices that do not cover production costs, brokers and sources told Reuters. Low price environments typically motivate producing and trading

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SAN JUAN —Twenty-eight Dominicans were repatriated and five Haitian migrants were returned to the Dominican Republic by the U.S. Coast Guard after two separate at-sea interdictions Friday and Sunday. According to the Coast Guard, on Sunday a 20-foot wooden boat was found carrying 16 men and two women approximately 50

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The seized boat in dry dock on St. Croix CHRISTIANSTED – A French national said that he was physically attacked, shot and robbed at sea off the coast of the South Shore of St. Croix in January, the Virgin Islands Free Press has learned. It might be the first report

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             Maho Bay beach in St. John NEEDHAM, Mass. – The most trusted name in online travel advice has named a Virgin Islands beach to its top 25 list of the world’s best beaches. Maho Bay beach in St. John, which is part of the

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SAN JUAN — The Caribbean on Tuesday reported a surge in tourism for 2015 that easily surpassed the global growth rate as it set new arrival and spending records , though there are concerns the mosquito-borne Zika virus could put a dent in those numbers this year. Nearly 29 million

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By SORAYA DIASE COFFELT/SPECIAL TO THE V.I. FREE PRESS Sadly, we are quickly approaching the last day of our trip, which is tomorrow. We still had today, though, and it was filled with much exploration in the beautiful and well preserved city of Trinidad on the southern cost of Cuba.

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HAVANA – The United States and Cuba today will sign a bilateral agreement here today that will permit U.S. airlines to operate up to 110 flights per day between the two nations. Beginning Monday, U.S. airlines will have 15 days to submit applications to the U.S. Department of Transportation (DOT)

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HONOLULU – The Polynesian voyaging canoe that recently completed a 3,500-mile trek across the Atlantic Ocean is now on its way to the Caribbean. The Honolulu Star-Advertiser reports that the Hokulea left Brazil Friday for the next part of its around-the-world journey. The crew is expecting an 18-day, 2,400-mile trip

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