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CHARLOTTE AMALIE — Four beaches in the territory failed to meet established water quality standards for bacteria and should be avoided by swimmers and fishermen, according to the latest Department of Planning and Natural Resources (DPNR) Beach Advisory. DPNR said that Bluebeard’s, Hull Bay, Secret Harbor and Water Bay beaches

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FREDERIKSTED — The Virgin Islands Port Authority hosted two groups of students at the Henry Rohlsen Airport on St. Croix recently. VIPA’s Aircraft Rescue Fire Fighters partnered with Bohlke International Airways to provide nursery school and high school students a tour of the behind-the-scenes operations at the Henry Rohlsen Airport

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MONTEGO BAY — The Sandals Foundation – the philanthropic arm of Sandals Resorts International – celebrated 10 years of “fulfilling its promise to the Caribbean community” on Monday. Sandals invests in sustainable projects that improve Caribbean schools and build capacity in the education system, restore and conserve marine wildlife and

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CHARLOTTE AMALIE — This stunning private jet made a quick visit to the Cyril E. King Airport in St. Thomas today. The bright red jet flew in and left Charlotte Amalie West shortly after it arrived, according to the Virgin Islands Port Authority (VIPA). The photo was posted to VIPA’s

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PHILIPSBURG — As the United States faces a shortage of an estimated 120,000 physicians by 2030, tens of thousands of medical students across the nation and abroad last week learned where and how they’ll be helping to address the problem. Match Day, as it’s known, now carries increased significance as

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CHARLOTTE AMALIE — Chaos in Antigua’s cruise industry could be a boon for the territory, West Indian Co. Ltd. officials said this weekend. Antigua has undertaken the renovation and privatization of its port through the Turkish-based company Global Ports Holding, which operates several European cruise ports. Carnival Cruise Line, which

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HAVANA –– British Prince Charles and his wife Camilla embark on a Caribbean tour on Sunday during which they will become the first British royals to visit Communist-run Cuba, even as the island faces rising hostility from the U.K.’s closest ally, the United States. The royals will kick off their

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SPANISH TOWN — The North Sound of Virgin Gorda (just off Bitter End) has been all ‘abuzz this week with an armada of megayacht toys in support of the M/Y GIGI. Including @damenyachtsupport vessel AXIS and all the toys she can carry. Regram photo from @logan_parker10 and #damensupportvessel#megayacht#superyacht#yachtlife#yachting#luxurylifestyle#bvi#britishvirginislands

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CHARLOTTE AMALIE – A Florida businesswoman was given 1.83 years in prison today for stealing National Park Service funds. Adrian L. Foster, 50, of Miami, was sentenced today as a result of her conviction for making a false statement to a federal agency, United States Attorney Gretchen C.F. Shappert said.

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CHARLOTTE AMALIE — Delta Air Lines plans to add a second daily flight between Atlanta and St. Thomas this summer. American Airlines is “seriously considering” restoring its third daily Miami-St. Thomas flight, as well as expressing interest in a new route from Dallas. United Airlines will serve the Houston-St. Thomas

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