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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.

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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

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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

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WEST LAFAYETTE, Indiana — CVS officials say they are investigating a claim by a Purdue University engineering student who said he was denied the purchase of an over-the-counter cold medicine because employees at the chain store looked at his Puerto Rican driver’s license and told him he needed a valid

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All drivers are guilty of getting distracted while on the road every now and then. Unfortunately, being distracted while driving for long distances is known to be one of the leading causes of accidents on the roads. A lot of experienced drivers get a bit too comfortable behind the wheel,

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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

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SAN JUAN — U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) Officers seized 1,072 rechargeable deep cycle lead batteries found to be counterfeit at the Port of San Juan.  The batteries displayed “Reverse RU,” a protected trademark.  The total estimated manufacturer suggested retail price (MSRP) of the seized batteries, had they been genuine,

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FREDERIKSTED — Cynthia Arnold will lead a 70-person team at Diageo’s Captain Morgan distillery as she becomes the firm’s vice president of operations in the territory. Arnold joined Diageo U.S. Virgin Islands in December 2011 as finance manager. She moved into operations in 2017 and “played a key role in

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CHRISTIANSTED — A Puerto Rican subcontractor has signed a plea deal with federal prosecutors that includes a possible three-year prison sentence and a promise to pay $1.2 million in restitution for paying kickbacks on a government contract, authorities said. Reinaldo Cruz Taura, the president of Puerto Rico-based RCT Mechanical Engineering,

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SAN JUAN — Spirit Airlines has announced that it will expand service to Puerto Rico with two new routes in December. In addition to nonstop flights launched from Baltimore, Philadelphia and Tampa to San Juan earlier this year, the airline will introduce daily flights from Boston, Mass., and Newark, N.J.,

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