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MIAMI — The 2021 Atlantic Hurricane Season begins today. But with the news that people in the active hurricane belt should be on guard against the storms from June to November — came the grim warning that improperly installed generators kill more people in the aftermath of the deadly cyclones

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KINGSTOWN — La Soufriere volcano shot out another explosive burst of gas and ash on Friday as a cruise ship arrived to evacuate some of the foreigners who had been stuck on a St. Vincent island coated in ash from a week of violent eruptions. The explosions that began on

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KINGSTOWN — The U.S. Embassy is coordinating with Royal Caribbean Cruises for a transit opportunity for U.S. citizens who wish to depart St. Vincent on Friday, 16 April to Dutch Sint Maarten. Boarding on the Celebrity Reflection will begin at 7:00 A.M. and will depart Kingstown Port, St. Vincent at

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TURNER HOLE, St. Croix — Spring is finally here, and Divi Resorts is celebrating the season with 30 percent off 2021 travel to Aruba, Barbados, Bonaire, St. Croix, and Sint Maarten. Rates are as low as $145 per night (room only) and $195 per person, per night (all-inclusive). Plus, travelers who sign up for Divi’s Devotion Discount program will also receive an additional

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PHILIPSBURG — As part of the “PJIAE Good News” campaign, we are delighted to publicize that the “Brown Pelican” trio statues will soar once again at the Princess Juliana International Airport (SXM). During an elaborate unveiling ceremony, the sculptures were erected as beautification for the roundabout at the Airport Road

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ROSEAU — As the leader of a small Caribbean island still struggling to rebuild nearly four years after a devastating hurricane, Prime Minister Roosevelt Skerrit never thought he would get a hold of COVID-19 vaccines swiftly. Then a call to India changed everything. Last week, an airplane carrying two consignments of

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GEORGETOWN — Five of the Top 10 fastest growing countries in 2021 will be in the Caribbean, according to The Economist’s analytical guide “The World in 2021.” Macau is set to be the world’s fastest growing country in 2021, it placed number one on the list. The autonomous island on the

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MARIGOT — A shark killed a 39-year-old female tourist in the French territory of Saint Martin on Thursday, shocking many in the eastern Caribbean region where, experts say, such attacks are extremely rare. Government spokesman Alain Rioual told The Associated Press it was the first time in the territory’s recent history

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SIMPSON BAY — The Princess Juliana International Holding Company has requested their Chief Executive Officer Brian Mingo to resign from his post. The letter dated December 3rd was sent by email and hand-delivered to Mingo. The letter states that Mingo has been employed by PJIAE for the past two years

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PHILIPSBURG — Standard International Group, a leading New York City-based boutique financial advisory firm with a focus on revitalizing critical infrastructure projects across the U.S. Municipal, Caribbean, and West Africa, announced the completion of $193 million in financing for Sint Maarten’s Princess Juliana International Airport (PJIAE) Terminal Reconstruction. On behalf of

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