St. Thomas News
COZUMEL, Mexico – Business Research & Economic Advisors (BREA) launched its analysis of spending related to cruise tourism and its impact on destinations’ economies. The triennial study engaged by the FCCA included a record 35 participating destinations throughout the Caribbean, Mexico and Central and South America. It found that cruise tourism
Antigua and Barbuda Prime Minister Gaston Browne CASTRIES, St. Lucia – The Caribbean Association of Banks is expressing concern over the inclusion of 19 Caribbean islands and territories on a list of tax havens in the District of Columbia Fiscal Year 2016 Budget Support Act of 2015, which is awaiting
Please try to identify this man FREDERIKSTED – The police detective assigned to the animal aruelty case where a chicken was videotaped while being set a fire is seeking the assistance of the St. Croix community to solve the case, according to the Virgin Islands Police Department. On September 28,
The road near Brewers Bay beach CHARLOTTE AMALIE – A male Hispanic man in his late 20’s or mid 30’s was found shot to death early this morning on Black Point Hill, according to the Virgin Islands Police Department. Police were sent to Black Point Hill at 8:05 a.m.
CHARLOTTE AMALIE – A far-reaching, three-year FBI investigation brought operatives of a drug-peddling Mexican cartel into New England to talk business with undercover agents in Boston, St. Thomas and New Hampshire. There is video of the secretly-recorded meetings, showing new insight into the international investigation that led to the indictment
SAN ANTONIO – The main event of Premier Boxing Champions from Cowboys Dancehall Jose Uzcategui stop Julius Jackson 45 seconds into the second round. Mexico-based Venezuelan Uzcategui got off to a blistering start, dropping Jackson three times in the first round. “Our plan was to go round by round, but
Judge: Bank of America Can Fend Off V.I. Public Finance Authority Claims of Negligence In Bond Offering
U.S. District Judge Curtis Gomez CHARLOTTE AMALIE – Three Bank of America units can fend off negligence claims over bad tax advice the bank and Buchanan Ingersoll & Rooney PC allegedly gave on a $219 million Virgin Islands bond offering, but two BOA affiliates must face related claims, a
MINNEAPOLIS – General Mills has recalled nearly 2 million boxes of gluten-free Cheerios after announcing the breakfast cereal might have been contaminated with wheat. The recall includes 1.8 million boxes of Cheerios and Honey Nut Cherrios affected by “an isolated incident” at the company’s facility in Lodi, Calif., “that resulted in
CHARLOTTE AMALIE – A man who said he was shot Monday evening near Frydenhoj ballpark was given a police escort to the hospital, according to the Virgin Islands Police Department. Police received notification about 6:13 p.m. Monday that a man had been shot in the area of Estate Frydenhoj, the
CHRISTIANSTED – The Department of Licensing and Consumer Affairs said there is a new phone scam that the public should beware of. In this phone scam, the caller pretends to be a person who is sick and or has sustained some injury and is in the hospital, according to DLCA.