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MIAMI — Royal Caribbean Group’s Celebrity Cruises said there would be no changes to its summer sailing schedule, a day after two people onboard its Millennium ship tested positive for COVID-19. Cruise operator Royal Caribbean said the two guests onboard on Celebrity Millennium who tested positive for coronavirus were asymptomatic and

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CHARLOTTE AMALIE — Frontier Airlines is now offering service between San Juan, Puerto Rico and St. Thomas every Saturday.  This is the third route the airline has added to the USVI since it began service to the territory in February of this year. Virgin Islands Port Authority and Virgin Islands

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CHRISTIANSTED — The Office of the Governor and Royal Caribbean Group will host the fourth session of the USVI Community Business Forum series that will take a closer look at the cruise giant’s expected return to the territory this summer. The USVI Community Business Forum IV is scheduled for 9-11

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MIAMI — Cruise lines are chomping at the bit to resume voyages from Florida ports in July as the pandemic wanes — but for vaccinated passengers only — yet the state and its Republican governor won’t let them demand proof of inoculation. So far, neither side has blinked, even as

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CHARLOTTE AMALIE — Police are investigating whether a St. Thomas man was pushed or jumped into the waters off of the St. Thomas waterfront downtown and then died Tuesday afternoon, authorities said. The 911 Emergency Call Center received a call from a concerned citizen that “a male jumped into the

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CHARLOTTE AMALIE — The nation’s only Black governor has called out the Republican governor of Florida, saying Ron DeSantis’ bullying tactics with the cruise ship industry over proof of vaccinations for passengers is wrong on the science — and doesn’t follow CDC guidelines. Governor Albert Bryan sent a letter on

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CRUZ BAY — Police responded to a bomb threat call about the Westin St. John Resort Villas about 10 a.m. today. “The investigation revealed the resort received a phone call stating a bomb was going to explode on the property,” VIPD spokesman Toby Derima said. “The male caller allegedly called

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WASHINGTON — U.S. News & World Report has ranked the U.S. and British Virgin Islands among its Top 5 of 17 Best Places to Visit in the Caribbean. The annual report awarded St. Lucia the No. 1 spot, followed by the British Virgin Islands, Turks and Caicos, and U.S. Virgin

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CHARLOTTE AMALIE — If you like to “people watch” this Memorial Day holiday, then you might consider hanging out at the Cyril E. King Airport in St. Thomas this weekend. Long lines of people waiting to make their connections to the U.S. mainland stretched from one end of the St.

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CHARLOTTE AMALIE — You can shop and dine in downtown St. Thomas until 8 p.m. every Friday night starting tomorrow, officials said. “The Downtown Historic District is a great place to browse for gifts and souvenirs, get a bite to eat or sip a cold drink,” the Virgin Islands Department

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