Category: Consumer News

Accounts Deceivable: Email Scam Costliest Type of Cybercrime

“The scammers are extremely well organized and law enforcement is not,” Sherry Williams told The Associated Press. RICHMOND, Virginia (AP) — A shopping spree in Beverly Hills, a luxury vacation in Mexico, a bank account that jumped from $299.77 to $1.4 million overnight. From the outside, it looked like Moe and Kateryna Abourched had won […]

A Third of Puerto Rico Remains in the Dark for the Second Day

SAN JUAN — More than a third of all homes and businesses in Puerto Rico remained without power on Friday, the second day of a massive outage on the island that may have been caused by a fire at a power plant. Some 500,000 of the 1.4 million homes and businesses in the U.S. territory […]

Why Choose a Digital Marketing Major in 2022?

The role of digital marketing skills cannot be underestimated these days, as even large corporations are turning to social media to deliver their marketing campaigns and seal important business deals. Using it all from YouTube and Instagram to personal blogs and interactive multimedia solutions, digital marketing is a constantly evolving field. It means that an […]

CDC Scraps COVID Warning For Cruise Travel After 2 Years

ATLANTA —The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) on Wednesday removed its COVID-19 notice against cruise travel, around two years after introducing a warning scale showing the level of coronavirus transmission risk on cruise ships. The move offers a shot of hope to major U.S. cruise operators such as Carnival Corp, Royal Caribbean Group […]

Florida Cruise Association Inks Strategic Development Agreement For USVI Ferry

CHARLOTTE AMALIE — The Florida-Caribbean Cruise Association (FCCA) has signed a strategic development agreement with the territory that is focused on increasing the economic impact of cruise tourism in the destination in 2022., as first reported in Cruise & Ferry. The agreement will provide the U.S. Virgin Islands with access to the members of the […]

C&W Brings Paramount+ To 15 New Markets In The Caribbean

BRIDGETOWN — Paramount+, the SVoD service from Paramount, has announced an alliance with C&W Communications, the communications and entertainment provider in the Caribbean, to bring its content exclusively to subscribers of Flow and BTC video services in more than 15 new markets including Anguilla, The Bahamas, Barbados, British Virgin Islands, Cayman Islands, Curaçao, Dominica, Grenada, […]

Jergens Ultra Healing Moisturizer Lotion Recalled Due To Possibly Harmful Bacteria

CHRISTIANSTED — The Virgin Islands Department of Health warned that Kao USA Inc., the makers of Jergens® Ultra Healing Moisturizer 3 oz and 10 oz products have issued a voluntary recall of these products. According to Health, the precautionary recall was prompted by the possible presence of Pluralibacter gergoviae, a bacterium which typically poses little […]

Divi Resorts Celebrates The Season With 30% Spring Savings On 2022 Caribbean Vacations

TEAGUE BAY — Spring has sprung, and Divi Resorts celebrating the start of the season with 30 percent off 2022 Caribbean vacations on Aruba, Barbados, Bonaire, St. Croix, and Sint Maarten. For a limited time, vacationers can fly away and play with rates as low as $169 per night (room only) and $225 per person, per night (all-inclusive) for all 2022 travel dates. Plus, travelers who sign […]

How To Make Money Online

You have been wanting to make some money, right? Of course. Everybody wants to earn money. Fortunately, the internet has revolutionized the way of doing business. It has eradicated some of the limitations and expanded borders. Today, geographical factors are no longer a factor in not making money. You only need a computer and the […]

Curating A Captivating Caribbean Jewelry Collection

Caribbean jewelry has a rich history and significance, as is symbolized by an anecdote featuring a Trinidadian woman and famed Nova Scotia missionary, Sarah Morton. When Morton was taken by the beauty of the bracelets of the Trinidadian woman from Princes Town, she asked her if she could buy one. The woman answered that unless she […]