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

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CDC Lowers COVID-19 Warnings For Cruise Ships And Some Caribbean Islands
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MIAMI — The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention on Monday moved several popular beach destinations — as well as cruise ship travel — into categories at lower risk of spreading the coronavirus. The public health agency reassigned travel warnings for nine vacation destinations in the Caribbean and Atlantic from

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Dominican Drug Lord 'Papin' Extradited From Sint Maarten To Face Charges In Puerto Rico
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PHILIPSBURG — Dominican drug lord Justo Germán “Papín” Rosario was extradited from Sint Maarten to the United States to face drug trafficking charges filed in Puerto Rico.  “This extradition is another important step in our fight against drug trafficking and transnational organized crime,” said U.S. Attorney W. Stephen Muldrow. “Over

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Keller Williams Real Estate of Texas Expands To Beautiful, Tourist-Friendly Sint Maarten
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PHILIPSBURG — Keller Williams, the world’s largest real estate technology franchise by agent count, is expanding further across the Caribbean. As momentum continues, KW has awarded a new master franchise in Sint Maarten. “We’re excited to announce KW Sint Maarten, our sixth master franchise in the Caribbean, which we expect

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Disney+ Expanding To 42 Countries, Including Sint Maarten, This Summer
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PHILIPSBURG — Disney+ is launching in 42 additional countries and 11 territories in Europe, the Middle East and Africa this summer. Notable new countries include South Africa, Turkey, Poland and the United Arab Emirates. The streaming service is currently available in 64 countries, including the United States, Canada and the United Kingdom.

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12 of 22 Countries CDC Says To Avoid Are In The Caribbean As COVID Crimps Travel
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ROAD TOWN, Tortola — Some 12 of the 22 countries the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention warn travelers to avoid are in the Caribbean The Caribbean has also had the steepest increase in infections since the start of the two-year-old pandemic, the Pan American Health Organization (PAHO) said on

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Bahamas, Sint Maarten and BVI Are Countries CDC Says To Avoid For COVID-19
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ROAD TOWN, Tortola — More than 100 countries are on U.S. federal health officials’ list of destinations to avoid because of a high risk of COVID-19, including Australia, Israel, the Bahamas and the British Virgin Islands.  With 42 deaths and a population of just 30,237, the BVI rose in rank from 68th in fatalities in the

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Coast Guard Rescues 3 Dutch And 1 French Boater Adrift for Three Days Near BVI
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CHARLOTTE AMALIE, Saint Thomas — U.S. Coast Guard crews and British Virgin Islands authorities rescued four men from a disabled vessel that was adrift for three days near the British Virgin Islands. Rescued are a French and three Dutch nationals, who were traveling aboard the 30-foot recreational vessel Water Baby

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3 Colombians Who Arrived By Boat From Sint Maarten Flunk Customs At Airport
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CHARLOTTE AMALIE — Three Colombian nationals were arrested on December 31, 2021, at the Cyril E. King Airport on criminal charges related to their alleged improper entry into the United States and use of fraudulent visas. According to court documents, Oscar David Mira Aristizabal, 49, Alexander Lopera Castaneda, 31, and

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Jewel of the Seas Puts COVID-Infected Crew Members Onto Rhapsody of the Seas To Avoid Being Blocked At Caribbean Ports
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PHILIPSBURG — The Jewel of the Seas faced a dilemma Sunday.  After starting the day with fifteen crew members and five guests testing positive for COVID-19, ten additional crewmembers later tested positive for the virus. This brought the number of infected crew members to a total of twenty-five. With five infected guests,

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