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CHARLOTTE AMALIE — Following a meeting with American Airlines in Dallas on Friday, Tourism Commissioner  Joseph Boschulte said that the nation’s largest carrier will expand its service to the territory to meet increased demand for summertime travel. Beginning on June 3, passengers in Texas or connecting from western and midwestern cities will have not

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CHARLOTTE AMALIE — Attorney General Denise George has announced that anyone found submitting false COVID-19 documents or forged test results to the USVI travel screening portal will be prosecuted pursuant to V.I. Code tit. 14, § 843. AG George will also be joining a coalition of attorneys general representing states,

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CHARLOTTE AMALIE — Governor Albert Bryan Jr. expressed his condolences on the death of long-time St. Thomas resident and tireless champion of promoting the U.S. Virgin Islands, who passed away this week. “On behalf of myself, the First Lady and the people of the Virgin Islands, I send my deepest condolences

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CHARLOTTE AMALIE — Royal Caribbean gave the local business community a preview of what to expect when its ships return to local waters. The answer is, of course, not as much as before COVID-19. In an online meeting sponsored by Governor Albert Bryan and Royal Caribbean Group, cruise line officials

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SAN JUAN — A former St. Croix resident is accused of domestic violence in Puerto Rico after an alleged incident last summer, authorities said. Craig Herbert Scott has been out on bail in Puerto Rico since July 24, 2020 in case #202010002874 of the Criminal Superior Court in Aguadilla, court

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CRUZ BAY — A TV celebrity bartender from Texas has been arrested for assaulting a woman on St. John, authorities said. Russell Davis, 37, of Chocolate Hole, was arrested at 1:15 p.m. Thursday and charged with third-degree assault-domestic violence, the Virgin Islands Police Department said. “Davis is accused of assaulting

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CHARLOTTE AMALIE — The numbers are in, and Virgin Islands Tourism Commissioner Joseph Boschulte said the territory did far better than its neighbors during the 2020 tourist season. Where stay-over visits to the Caribbean fell 65.5 percent based on reports from the Caribbean Tourism Organization — and global tourism decreased

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CHARLOTTE AMALIE — You know what they say — when it comes to getting ahead in life — it is not what you know …. but who you know — especially in the U.S. Virgin Islands. A government contract between the Attorney General’s daughter and the Tourism Department has raised

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CHARLOTTE AMALIE — Millions of Americans will lose an hour’s sleep this weekend — but not in the Virgin Islands. Daylight saving time begins this weekend — at 2 a.m. Sunday — and most people in the mainland U.S. will set their clocks forward one hour. The Virgin Islands, American

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CRUZ BAY — A St. John man accused of a series of rapes and child abuse over a three-year period has voluntarily surrendered to police without incident, authorities said. Leopold “Stretch” Chinnery Jr., 40, of Estate Adrian, was arrested about 6:30 a.m. today and charged with three counts of first-degree

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