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SANTO DOMINGO — The Dominican Republic Ministry of Tourism teamed up with ABC News’ “Good Morning America” for a once-in-a-lifetime adventure visiting the beautiful north coast of Dominican Republic to swim alongside humpback whales within their natural habitat. Ginger Zee, Good Morning America’s (GMA) Chief Meteorologist, ventured out into the

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CHARLOTTE AMALIE – Joe Boschulte, a businessman and tourism specialist, has been nominated as Commissioner for the Department of Tourism. Virgin Islands Governor Albert Bryan, Jr. appointed Boschulte to lead the Territory’s major economic driver at a press conference on Tuesday. Boschulte brings to the tourism department vast experience in business

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ST. AUGUSTINE, Trinidad — At home in the United States, Kerrie Springer takes pride in being environmentally conscious. So when she booked a week’s getaway at the Bucuti and Tara Beach Resort in Aruba, she choose the “green stay” option, agreeing to reuse her sheets and towels rather than have

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FREDERIKSTED — The public is invited to attend the 48th Annual Agriculture and Food Fair of the  Virgin Islands from February 16 to 18 at the Rudolph Shulterbrandt Agricultural Complex in Estate Lower Love. The theme is “VI Agriculture: Still Growing in 2019!”  The entrance fee is $6 for adults, $4

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CHARLOTTE AMALIE –– The Virgin Islands Port Authority’s board of governors is exploring an opportunity to increase cruise visitors to St. Croix by accommodating larger ships at the Ann E. Abramson Marine Facility in Frederiksted. At its monthly board meeting held Thursday, the board approved a proposal from VIPA’s marine

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CHARLOTTE AMALIE — The Department of Planning and Natural Resources said that the Charles Wesley Turnbull Regional Public Library and the Fort Christian Museum National Historic Landmark site will open late on Friday.   Each site will open Friday at 12:00 noon and close at 5:00 p.m., according to DPNR Commissioner

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LONDON — The British government has updated its travel advisory on St. Kitts and Nevis maintaining that although most visits are trouble-free, there have been incidents of crime including murder, armed robbery and sexual assault. Updating its website on January 24, the British government also warned that “although there’s no

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PHILIPSBURG — Beaches, culture, cuisine, sailing and shopping are just a few reasons vacationers flock to Sint Maarten. Rainforest Adventures’ Rockland Estate Park has added six more exciting experiences to the list with something for everyone and 20 percent savings on select direct bookings for a limited time. #1 —

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COCKBURN TOWN — The U.S. Virgin Islands will soon have new travel options within the Caribbean as Turks and Caicos-based interCaribbean Airways is planning to add St. Croix and St. Thomas to its roster of destinations within three to six months, according to a press release. The airline had modest

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CHRISTIANSTED — A St. Croix woman told police that when she asked her boyfriend to take her to work — he took her to a popular tourist spot and assaulted her instead. Aaron C. Chiang, 24 of Spring Garden was arrested and charged with false imprisonment, kidnapping and simple assault

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