Divi Carina Bay Resort & Casino Might Not Re-Open Until Last Three Months of 2018 … Caravelle Is Open, Must Upgrade New Hotels By August
CHRISTIANSTED — It was a tale of two casino hotels. The first casino hotel ever in St. Croix — Divi Carina Bay Resort & Casino on the East End — suffered “significant” damage and might not re-open until the last three months of 2018. The second casino hotel – Caravelle
NASSAU — From a lodge in the Bahamas by a white-sand beach to a chic mansion in Cuba, these are the best places to catch some rays in Winter: 1 Tiamo Resort, South Andros Island, Bahamas A National Geographic lodge, Tiamo Resort manages the fine balance between luxury and unsullied
CHRISTIANSTED – The Virgin Islands Casino Control Commission announces that it will hold a Special Commission Meeting on Friday December 29, 2017 beginning at 11:00 a.m. The Commission will consider approving casino employee licenses, casino employee work permits, petitions for temporary casino employee licensure, casino service entity exemptions, casino service
SAILING NEWS: Skippers Sail Caribbean Season’s Opening Regatta For Chance To Win Their Weight In Rum At Barbados Sailing Week
BRIDGETOWN — The Caribbean race season’s opening regatta is now to be known as Barbados Sailing Week, which replaces its former title – the Mount Gay Round Barbados Series. Organized by Barbados Cruising Club in association with Barbados Tourism Marketing Inc, and Mount Gay, Barbados Sailing Week 2018, which runs
DPNR BEACH ADVISORY: Two Beaches In The Territory Should Be Avoided This Christmas After Failing Water Quality Testing
GREAT CRUZ BAY — Two beaches in the territory failed water quality testing and should be avoided by swimmers and fishermen, according to the latest Department of Planning and Natural Resources (DPNR) Beach Advisory. DPNR said that one beach on St. Croix and one on St. John are not considered
Thirty-Three Percent of The Virgin Islands and Puerto Rico Will Be Without Power This Christmas … And Cruise Ship Passengers Do Care … As Do We Here!
CHARLOTTE AMALIE — Cruise lines are recovering after hurricanes Irma and Maria slammed our region earlier this year, though cruise-goers describe “blackout” conditions on some islands, and mourn the loss of some of their favorite attractions. The storms hit from late summer into early fall, affecting Florida, Cuba, Puerto Rico and Saint
If WAPA Is Turning Your Power Off This Christmas, Why Not Have Some Black Cake To Go Along With The ‘Black’ Christmas?
ST. GEORGE’S — Susan Adolphus James has one vivid memory of childhood Christmases on the island of Beaulieu, Grenada: black cake. “Christmas don’t feel like Christmas if you don’t have a piece of black cake,” says James, who moved to the U.S. mainland as a teen. The rich, molasses-spiced cake
V.I. Teetering On Brink of An $81 Million Bankruptcy … Despite Proposed Federal Bailout After Hurricanes Irma and Maria
BLEAK HOUSE: Gov. Kenneth Mapp is presiding over a 100,000-person territory with no money. CHARLOTTE AMALIE — The economic future of the Virgin Islands is in dire jeopardy. The debt crisis, also affecting neighboring Puerto Rico, is hitting home in the territory, too. By 2017, St. Thomas, St. John and
BRIDGETOWN — The Caribbean is a biodiversity hotspot. It has over 11,000 plant species, about 72 of which are found only in this region. Its diverse animal species include many exotic fish and birds. The world benefits from this biodiversity, so when these species are exploited for commercial use –
BRIDGETOWN — Almost three quarters of the flowering plants unique to the Eastern Caribbean appear to be under threat of extinction, according to a study published in the latest issue of the scientific journal Botanical Review. That was one of the major findings of a collaborative research project of Professor Sean