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CHARLOTTE AMALIE — Eleven passengers were riding in a St. Thomas safari van when its driver lost control of the vehicle and crashed into a metal fence near the Tutu Park Mall this weekend. At least five passengers were injured. The 911 Emergency Call Center was notified of an auto

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MIAMI — Shares of cruise line operators fell on Friday after the U.S. Department of State said Thursday that U.S. citizens should “reconsider” traveling on cruise ships to or within Asia over concerns about COVID-19, the novel coronavirus has sickened more than 76,000 people worldwide. Carnival Corp. CCL, -1.91% was down 1.5%, Norwegian

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Despite it being over two years since hurricanes struck St. John,  Caneel Bay Resort remains out of action. As highlighted by the New York Times, this led to the loss of job for seven percent of the island’s employed, creating a huge hole in the economy and shining a light on

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TOKYO — American passengers quarantined aboard a cruise ship in Japan where scores of people had tested positive for the novel coronavirus are to be evacuated on Sunday, according to an email sent to them by the U.S. embassy in Japan’s capital city. “The aircraft will arrive in Japan the

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SAN JUAN — An online scam that targeted Puerto Rican agencies attempted to steal more than $4 million, police said Thursday, deepening concerns about the management of local government finances during an economic crisis. Authorities have frozen at least $2.9 million, said an official who was not authorized to comment

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INDIANAPOLIS — Travel demand for the U.S. Virgin Islands is strong and forecasts look positive. That’s the word from Tourism Commissioner Joseph Boschulte after taking meetings at Routes Americas, a leading aviation event, at an Indiana airport last week. Boschulte, who said he held” bilateral conversations with about a dozen

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SAN JUAN — Police in Puerto Rico said they are seeking clues to help solve the killing of a U.S. tourist who was thrown from an SUV and run over twice in the territory’s capital. The incident occurred before dawn on February 1 in San Juan and involved a man

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FORT LAUDERDALE — A Caribbean cruise has been cut short after more than 300 people on board the ship began vomiting and suffering from diarrhea. The Caribbean Princess was carrying more than 3,000 passengers and more than 1,100 crew members on a two-week trip that began on February 2. But

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MIAMI — As the U.S. continues to enforce strict travel restrictions on travelers from China over the coronavirus outbreak, an increasing number of Caribbean nations are also doing the same, while taking steps to screen arriving passengers at their ports of entry. In recent days, Antigua and Barbuda, the Bahamas,

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BEIJING — Royal Caribbean Cruises, Ltd. said this weekend it would ban guests holding China, Hong Kong or Macau passports from boarding its ships amid concerns over the coronavirus outbreak. The company’s new protocols come in the wake of the fast-spreading virus, which has killed at least 774 people and

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