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TEL AVIV — Royal Caribbean International is preparing to offer cruises from Israel for the first time. Cruises will begin June 2 and continue through to the Jewish holidays at the end of September. The cruises will adopt Israel’s green passport documentation and guests and crew will only be allowed

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CHARLOTTE AMALIE — The U.S. Virgin Islands wants to clarify its entry requirements for American tourists. Our islands updated their entry procedures this month due to increasing travel demand from the mainland U.S.  In a recent press release from the United States Virgin Islands Department of Tourism, the board announced that it

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CHARLOTTE AMALIE — With a nod to the effects of coronavirus on people’s purchasing habits, the world’s largest submarine sandwich chain will close one of its four locations on St. Thomas starting tomorrow. Subway at Tutu Park Mall is open today, but the restaurant said it will be “permanently” shuttered

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OTTAWA — Canada’s ban of cruise ships for an entire year has compelled the United States Congress to work together in trying to find a better answer. Members of the House Transportation and Infrastructure Committee sent a bipartisan letter to the Canadian Ambassador to the United States Wednesday, concerning the one year extension

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Sustaining severe health conditions such as loss of body functions or brain functions are obviously heart-wrenching situations especially when these injuries could have been prevented by a reasonable medical attendant. However, the laws support the victims of medical malpractice. People suffering such injuries or incapacities can claim compensation to minimise

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PARIS — Moet Hennessy is acquiring a 50 percent stake in rapper and entrepreneur Jay-Z’s Champagne brand in an effort to up its cool factor and expand distribution. Terms of the deal, which was announced Monday, weren’t released. Armand de Brignac, known familiarly as Ace of Spades because of its

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HOUSTON — Texas power providers Electric Reliability Council of Texas (ERCOT) and Entergy Corporation have been hit with a $100 million lawsuit accusing them of gross negligence in the death of a child whose family suspects he suffered hypothermia when they lost electricity and heat in their mobile home during

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KINGSTON — Jamaica should repeal its colonial-era gay sex ban, the top rights body of the Americas said this week, in a symbolic landmark ruling on LGBT+ rights in the Caribbean. Two Jamaicans who initiated the case in 2011 — after they were attacked by homophobic gangs and sought asylum

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MOSCOW — When one thinks of KFC and its largely unchanging menu of fried chicken — innovation is not the first thing that naturally comes to mind. But a new venture between the fast-food chain and Russia-based bioprinting firm 3D Bioprinting Solutions might just change all that. The partnership involves working together

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Forgive me if I’m not willing to sanitize Monday’s crash of a private aircraft at Botany Bay in St. Thomas. You see, I survived a private airplane crash at Isla Verde, Puerto Rico in October of 2004 — so I’m a little sensitive to these matters. The private Facebook group

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