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JOHANNESBURG — A rhinoceros poacher was stomped to death by an elephant and eaten by lions in a South Africa wildlife preserve and rangers found just his skull and trousers, authorities said. The man and two others were hunting illegally at Kruger National Park last week when the elephant surprised them, park

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MIAMI – Senate President Kenneth Gittens said today that given the catastrophic hurricanes of 2017 and the rapid changes occurring within the cruise industry that it was critical for Virgin Islands officials to continue to work closely with cruise lines, travel agents, vendors and other tourism partners. Senator Gittens, who

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SANTO DOMINGO — As sunseekers flock to Dominican Republic to defrost from the winter freeze, an increased number of visitors are looking to add a little action into their vacation with fitness and sports being a primary driver for travel. According to a recent study by HostelWorld, three-quarters (74 percent) of

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FREDERIKSTED — The University of the Virgin Islands Department of Communication, Art, Theater and Music will host its inaugural weekend-long Caribbean Film and Artistic Cinematic Festival on the Albert A. Sheen Campus on St. Croix starting today. The cultural festival will bring students and community together to celebrate some of

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When planning on traveling away from home, be it for business or leisure, there are various factors you have to consider before making that major decision. One of those includes the safety of the place and the various thrilling activities that you can indulge in. So if these two factors

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CHARLOTTE AMALIE — It’s 11 cruise ships in two days on St. Thomas. The Virgin Islands Port Authority said that the Crown Princess, the Norwegian Epic and the Regal Princess are at the West Indian Company dock in Havensight today. And the Sea Dream, the Osterdam and the Symphony of

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CHARLOTTE AMALIE — St. Thomas is showing why it continues to be the premier cruise ship destination in the world with fully five ships in its harbor today! The Norwegian Gem with about 2,394 cruise ship passengers was scheduled to be at Havensight from 8 a.m. to 6 p.m. today.

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CHRISTIANSTED — A Florida man lost his life when he drove straight into a utility pole on the East End of St. Croix. William Littell, 49, of Ocala, Florida, was heading westbound in a black Jeep Sahara four-door (with the doors removed) when he hit the pole, the Virgin Islands

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BRIDGETOWN — British Prince Charles and Duchess Camilla Parker Bowles recently kicked off their 13-day tour of the Caribbean. The future King of England and his wife will make stops on ten different islands and take part in 50 separate engagements. Despite their hectic schedule –the London natives took some

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STAVANGER, Norway — Viking Sky cruise ship passenger Rodney Horgen can pinpoint the moment when he thought he was facing the end: when a huge wave crashed through the ship’s glass doors and swept his wife 30 feet across the floor. Horgen, 62, of Minnesota, was visiting Norway on a

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