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TERROR TOURISM: Welcoming American visitors to the “Emerald Isle” hasn’t always been a priority for Puerto Ricans, who still take pride today in having blown up a bomb on the floor of the U.S. Congress in the 1950’s. VIEQUES, Puerto Rico –  A small island long known as a U.S.

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LOOKING BUSHED IN THE BVI: President Barack and Michelle pose for photos with Necker Island attendants. NECKER ISLAND, BVI—  President Barack Obama and his wife Michelle arrived in the British Virgin Islands on Monday after jetting in to our region on Richard Branson’s jet. The former first couple posed with staff

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DEAD: HUBERT CHIM (LEFT) SAN JUAN —  Authorities in Puerto Rico say a 31-year-old tourist from California has drowned along the island’s north coast. Police on Monday said Hubert Chim was taking pictures of himself on top of a rock when a wave swept him away. They said he died

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SITE OF SUICIDE: SAPPHIRE HOUSE STT CHARLOTTE AMALIE — On Monday January 16, 2017, a resident of Sapphire House called the 911 Emergency Call Center to report that he attempted several times to make contact with his friend and neighbor, but was unsuccessful. He further explained that he became concerned

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ANOTHER JUMPER: David Svyatetskiy CHARLOTTE AMALIE — On Monday, January 09, 2017 at roughly 4:12 a.m., the Criminal Investigation Bureau was notified of an apparent suicide aboard the Norwegian Cruise Liner the “Escape.” Officials from the Norwegian Escape informed the Virgin Islands Police Department (VIPD) Investigation Bureau that a male

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  JAMAICAN MASH-UP: Aftermath of a bus crash in Falmouth that left one person dead and three others wounded. KINGSTON — It wasn’t exactly smooth sailing for a group of Royal Caribbean passengers and now they’re suing the cruise line for an excursion that turned deadly for one traveler. Eight passengers

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COMMISSIONER DELROY RICHARDS SR: “The public needs to protect itself from violent criminals, because we don’t have the resources.” CHARLOTTE AMALIE — The Virgin Islands Police Department (VIPD) would like to urge the community to be very conscious of their surroundings and whereabouts as there are natives targeting innocent working

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Jeon Pierre Knorr was last seen on the MSC Divina about 3 a.m. Monday. (GERARD JULIEN/AFP/GETTY IMAGES) SAN JUAN — A tourist on a cruise from Miami through our region is believed to have fallen overboard north of Puerto Rico. Jeon Pierre Knorr was last seen by his wife at

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JOE BIDEN PUTTING AT CARAMBOLA RESORT CHRISTIANSTED — Vice President Joe Biden is heading to St. Croix today for some fun in the sun with his family during one of his final weeks in office, the Virgin Islands Free Press has learned. Biden’s motorcade was preceded by a U.S. Coast

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UNDER FIRE FOR UNDER PERFORMANCE: Beverly Nicholson-Doty is in the hot seat this high season as thousands of Zika virus cases in Puerto Rico fail to stop tourists from going there; while territorial tourism numbers are down overall since the advent of the mosquito-borne disease here. CHARLOTTE AMALIE — You

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