POMPEO: U.S. Planning to Allow Lawsuits Over Properties Seized By Castro’s Cuba … EU Does Not Approve
WASHINGTON — The Trump administration today opened the door for lawsuits against foreign firms operating on properties Cuba seized from Americans after the 1959 revolution. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo said he won’t renew a bar on litigation that has been in place for two decades, meaning that lawsuits can
CHARLOTTE AMALIE — Top Honors for the 14th Annual Vento Shakespeare Festival were awarded to the students of the St. Croix Educational High School for Best Ensemble. Under the guidance of their teacher, Alicia Ramos, the St. Croix high school students won the most coveted prize. The winning students included
PHILIPSBURG — Claret Connor, the newly appointed director of the Sint Maarten Recovery Program Bureau, says he is humbled by the opportunity to rebuild his country after it was wrecked by Hurricane Irma in September 2017. Born and raised in Sint Maarten, Connor, a former minister, parliamentarian and hotelier, leads
Nearly 100 people Sick In Salmonella Outbreak Linked To Pre-Cut Melon Sold At Target, Walmart, Elsewhere
INDIANAPOLIS — Caito Foods LLC is voluntarily recalling pre-cut watermelon, honeydew melon, cantaloupe, and fruit medley products containing one of these melons due to the possibility of salmonella contamination, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, and the Food and Drug Administration said Friday. A total of 93 cases have
LONDON — A new song by the British duo The Luck titled “Ella’s Hope” will be released on Friday. “Ella’s Hope” is a ballad about a five-year-old girl living in the U.S. Virgin Islands with a rare, severe neurological condition known as Rett Syndrome and her journey for a cure.
TORONTO — Bank of Nova Scotia’s plan to sell some of its Caribbean assets is facing scrutiny from a regional watchdog that has flagged what it says are the deal’s “anti-competitive effects.” Scotiabank announced late last November that it had struck a deal to sell banking operations in nine “non-core”
SAN JUAN — Puerto Rico’s health department says a drug meant to control opioid overdoses can now be sold without a prescription, a move meant to reduce a spike in opioid deaths across the U.S. commonwealth. Health Secretary Rafael Rodriguez said Tuesday that naloxone will be sold as a nasal
CHRISTIANSTED – A St. Croix man wielding a golf club at an historic fort who tried to avoid detention by a park ranger by jumping into the Caribbean Sea was given three months in prison by a federal magistrate today. Uriah “Kunta” Gaston, 36, of Estate Strawberry, was sentenced in U.S.
Golf Club-Wielding St. Croix Man Uriah Gaston Disarmed By Two NPS Park Rangers Near Fort Christiansvaern
CHRISTIANSTED — A St. Croix man was arrested for threatening to kill National Park Service rangers, trying to avoid capture by swimming to a sailboat, and clinging to its dinghy while the owner rowed to officers waiting on shore, according to an affidavit filed in federal court. Uriah “Kunta” Gaston,
BREAKING NEWS: Bank of St. Croix Held Up At Gunpoint This Morning … VIPD Captures Suspect 11 Minutes Later (UPDATED!)
CHRISTIANSTED — Police on St. Croix arrested a 32-year-old man in connection with a bank robbery in Peter’s Rest this morning. Adam Mason was arrested on a charge of first-degree robbery. According to a press release, officers took Mason into custody approximately 11 minutes after the robbery was first reported