NEW YORK – A Long Island woman who recently traveled abroad is one of New York’s first confirmed cases of the Zika virus, which health officials say is spreading ”explosively” across the Americas. The news comes as U.S. officials are urging travelers to the Caribbean and Latin America, the Virgin
TRUDEAU’S NAVY: HMCS Summerside HALIFAX, Nova Scotia — HMCS Moncton and Summerside sailed out of Halifax harbor on Wednesday headed for the warmer waters of the Caribbean. The two ships will be part of Operation CARIBBE 2016, a multinational campaign to fight drug smuggling in the Caribbean and Pacific Ocean.
CHARGED: David Martin Benjamin ST. GEORGE’S – Police have formally charged a man in connection with the death of an Atlanta anesthesiologist who was murdered while vacationing in Grenada over the weekend. Dave Martin Benjamin, 27, was covering a portion of his face as police walked him into court on
MIAMI – Carnival, Royal Caribbean International and Norwegian cruise lines are allowing pregnant women to reschedule their journeys if they had booked a cruise to a destination where a Zika virus health warning is in effect. “Royal Caribbean will assist any pregnant women who do not feel comfortable sailing to countries
RAPED & HACKED TO DEATH: Jessica Lewis Colker ST. GEORGE’S — U.S. officials on Monday confirmed the death of an Atlanta woman on the Caribbean island of Grenada, amid various media reports that she was killed while walking on the beach with her husband. British media reports indicated Jessica Lewis Colker,
ST. GEORGE’S – An American tourist was brutally stabbed to death at a deserted beach on the Caribbean island of Grenada Saturday, according to police who say the suspect quickly turned himself in. The 39-year-old woman had been walking in the sand with her husband when the attacker
Gregory Nelson GREENWOOD, S.C. – When Gregory Nelson started dancing with F.I.Y.A. Dance University three years ago, he was quiet and kept to the back row. This December, he rose above his fellow dancers during the Greenwood Christmas Parade when he performed on 3-foot-tall
MANAGUA — Thirteen people are dead after a tourist boat capsized in the Caribbean Sea off the Central American coast on Saturday. Edward and Charlotte Beckett had been on board the Reina del Caribe when it got into trouble 43 miles off the coast of Nicaragua, a family member said.
The U.S. Virgin Islands made the top ten list of preferred destinations among the ranks of America’s richest travelers. Surprisingly, Mexico with its risk of kidnappings of wealthy Americans, came in first among those for whom money is no object and the world is at their well-heeled, designer-clad feet. That’s
Limetree Bay Boss: Jerry Ashcroft CHRISTIANSTED – Limetree Bay Terminals on St. Croix is poised to make a fast turnaround by April because its tanks have been “well-maintained” since it was closed in January 2012, the Virgin Islands Free Press has learned. Limetree Bay Terminals acquired the facility with