ROAD TOWN, Tortola — Two American tourists were seriously injured while snorkeling in the British Virgin Islands after a marine accident on Friday, authorities said. One man was killed. John Lagrassa, 58, of Massapequa, New York died after being run over by a powerboat near Guana Island in the BVI,
CHARLOTTE AMALIE — The world’s largest airline American Airlines launched a pair of new winter flights to St. Thomas. American Airlines said the new service to St. Thomas started from Chicago (ORD) and Dallas-Fort Worth (DFW) on December 21, 2019. Flights from Chicago O’Hare International Airport will serve Cyril E. King International Airport on Saturdays,
Dear Editor: I do not support the Governor’s attempt to amend the law to allow recreational use of marijuana. I listened to the Special Senate Session yesterday – the whole darn thing. A couple of observations. This smells like a progressive democrat agenda, led by a progressive democrat (Bryan). Proponents
CHARLOTTE AMALIE — A St. Croix teenager got a welcome home celebration worthy of any hero. But Lowell Thomas, 13, isn’t just any young person on the Big Island. He struggles with hypertrophic cardiomyopathy and survived a heart transplant in 2017. Thomas recently returned from a week-long Disney cruise to
FREDERIKSTED — The Virgin Islands Police Department wishes to advise the motoring public that parking restrictions will be in effect for the soccer match between D.C. United and the Bermuda Men’s National Team at the Bethlehem Soccer Complex. PARKING RESTRICTIONS Effective Friday November 15 from 5 p.m. to 9:30 p.m.,
SAN JUAN — The 1953 painting by Rafael Tufiño Figueroa features his mother with a red scarf on her head, a determined look on her face and heavy expression lines, a depiction of a working-class woman that broke from conventional portraits of the time that focused largely on wealthy men.
CHRISTIANSTED — The Virgin Islands Department of Tourism has announced the addition of a third American Airlines daily flight between Miami and St. Croix for the upcoming Thanksgiving holiday. The extra flight will begin November 23 to 25 and November 30 to December 2, bringing a “welcome boost” to St.
CHRISTIANSTED — Offerings of the dynamic and diverse culinary heritage of St. Croix are being prepared, served and celebrated this month with the return of “Dine St. Croix” to the Big Island of the U.S. Virgin Islands, the Department of Tourism said. Tourism said that the culinary event, originally known
SPANISH TOWN — Popular Bank announced that the Virgin Gorda Branch at Yacht Harbor opened today in the British Virgin Islands. Following an opening ceremony and press conference, the branch was open to the public by 12:00 p.m. today, according to the bank. This expansion of Popular financial services to
Indiana Man Accused Of Throwing Granddaughter Off One Of The Top Decks On Cruise Ship In Puerto Rico
SAN JUAN — A grandfather who police say dropped his young granddaughter from the 11th floor of a cruise ship docked in Puerto Rico in July has been accused of negligent homicide. A judge on Monday ordered the arrest of Salvatore Anello, of Valparaiso, Indiana, after prosecutors submitted evidence and said