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FREDERIKSTED — Norwegian Cruise Line’s Norwegian Dawn will dock in St. Croix three times this month, beginning Saturday. The ship’s arrival will mark the return of cruise ships to the Big Island after Hurricane Maria ripped through the island nearly two months ago. “St. Croix looks forward to welcoming the passengers and

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[ad name=”HTML-68″] CHRISTIANSTED — The electrical company that won the contract for the Virgin Islands  said that every customer on St. Croix should have electricity by April Fools day (April 1, 2018). PSEG, which stands for Public Service Enterprise Group, Inc. said some of its workers might be allowed to

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[ad name=”HTML-68″] SAN JUAN — Puerto Rico has suffered such extensive devastation from Hurricane Maria that its recovery will fail unless the island gets more United States help. That’s the word from Natalie Jaresko, executive director of a federal control board that oversees Puerto Rico’s finances. Jaresko tells Congress that

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WILL MAKE US PROUD: MISS UNIVERSE U.S. VIRGIN ISLANDS FOR 2017: ESONICA VEIRA [ad name=”HTML-68″] CHARLOTTE AMALIE — Esonica Veira will represent the Virgin Islands at the Miss Universe pageant late this month in Las Vegas. Veira has been a top model in St. Thomas since nine years of age,

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[ad name=”HTML-68″] CHARLOTTE AMALIE — No word yet on whether police will investigate the brutal assault of a woman in Altona that left her badly injured over the weekend. Police claimed that they were unable to interview the woman because she was so seriously injured in the attack and reports

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WILLEMSTAD — Hurricanes Irma and Maria have seen the Caribbean revise its projected tourism growth down to just one to two percent for 2017. The Caribbean Tourism Organization revealed latest figures at the World Tourism Market (WTM) that showed tourism to the region grew by 5.2 percent year-on-year in the

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[ad name=”HTML-68″] CHRISTIANSTED — When the world is running down, you make the best of what’s still around. At least that’s what the rock group The Police used to sing. Although it would be hard to argue that Coca-Cola is a necessity. Seeing as St. Croix is virtually out of

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CHARLOTTE AMALIE — A bi-partisan group of U.S. Congressional lawmakers toured parts of the territory Sunday, some 47 days after Hurricanes Irma and Maria decimated St. Thomas, St. John and St. Croix. The delegation included Senator Kamala Harris, (D-California), Senator Lisa Murkowski, (R-Alaska), Senator Bill Cassidy, (R-Louisiana), Senator Tom Carper, (D-Delaware),

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GETTING THINGS DONE: (From the left) Troy de Chabert-Schuster, Omar Haedo, Wanda Ruben and Deanna James, talk about the shipment of medical supplies the Juan Luis Hospital received. [ad name=”HTML-68″] CHRISTIANSTED — At least 18,000 pounds of medical supplies arrived last week at the Juan Luis Hospital in Estate Diamond

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SAN JUAN — Integrating disaster risk management into development policies will minimize damage and loss incurred from natural disasters. This is according to a timely publication released by the UN Economic Commission for Latin America and the Caribbean (ECLAC), following on the heels of hurricanes Irma and Maria, which devastated

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