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CHRISTIANSTED — Some 80 Virgin Islands Water and Power Authority customers are scheduled to lose power tomorrow. According to a WAPA alert, customers in Strawberry and Limetree will have no electricity between 8:30 a.m. and 12:30 p.m. on Thursday. The “service interruption” is needed so contractor crews can “perform permanent

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CHARLOTTE AMALIE — It was a busy day for St. Thomas’ cruise ship port on Tuesday. Some 22,400 passengers on six ships were visiting the capital city: Carnival Glory, Celebrity Equinox, Celebrity Infinity, MSC Seaside, Royal Princess and Symphony of the Seas. Meanwhile, the Serenade of the Seas was berthed

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SANTA CLARITA — When Caribbean Princess emerges from drydock in June 2019, for a season of summer cruises to the sun-drenched Caribbean, The Reef Family Splash Zone will debut offering a refined, playful and relaxing area for adults and kids alike to gather and enjoy the sun and water together. “In our latest effort to

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CHARLOTTE AMALIE — Governor Albert Bryan, Jr. on Monday announced Shikima Jones as Administrator to the island of St. John completing the Bryan-Roach administration’s team of island administrators. Jones, a St. John resident and longtime advocate for youth is a former acting administrator of parks and recreation with the Department

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CHARLOTTE AMALIE — The Virgin Islands Port Authority says that St. Thomas will welcome six cruise ships tomorrow. “There will be a ship anchored in the inner harbor.” the authority said. Boat owners anchored in the inner harbor of St. Thomas are asked to move their vessels by 11:59 p.m.

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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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CHARLOTTE AMALIE — The Virgin Islands Port Authority’s board of governors has selected Damian Cartwright to serve as VIPA’s Acting Executive Director. David W. Mapp, Sr. retired as the agency’s Executive Director on January 31 after 32 years of service at VIPA. Cartwright, who resides on St. Croix, is a

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On January 4, 2019 Governor Kenneth E. Mapp signed into law Act 8155, entitled the Virgin Islands Higher Education Scholarship program. This bill was introduced by Senator Tregenza Roach, who now serves as Lieutenant Governor, and was unanimously supported by the 32nd Legislature. This Act is part of a national

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