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HYBRID UBER WEED: American Superman Hunter S. Thompson might soon have his own strain of marijuana, among other things … [ad name=”HTML-68″] ASPEN — For years, marijuana growers have approached Anita Thompson, the widow of Gonzo American journalist Dr. Hunter S. Thompson, to put her late husband’s name on their

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  JAMAICAN MASH-UP: Aftermath of a bus crash in Falmouth that left one person dead and three others wounded. [ad name=”HTML-68″] KINGSTON — It wasn’t exactly smooth sailing for a group of Royal Caribbean passengers and now they’re suing the cruise line for an excursion that turned deadly for one traveler.

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HAPPENING PLACE: The Macy’s store at Plaza Las Americas in San Juan. The stores in Puerto Rico will not be affected by layoffs happening nationwide.  [ad name=”HTML-68″] SAN JUAN — Employees at the Macy’s store in Puerto Rico were able to breathe a sigh of relief after the departmentchain announced

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NOT SAFE: Frenchman’s Bay in St. Thomas [ad name=”HTML-68″] CHARLOTTE AMALIE — Four beaches in St. Thomas failed water quality testing done by the Department of Planning and Natural Resources (DPNR) this week and are not considered safe to swim or fish in. DPNR said today that Coki Point, Vessup Bay, Bluebeard’s

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Jeon Pierre Knorr was last seen on the MSC Divina about 3 a.m. Monday. (GERARD JULIEN/AFP/GETTY IMAGES) [ad name=”HTML-68″] SAN JUAN — A tourist on a cruise from Miami through our region is believed to have fallen overboard north of Puerto Rico. Jeon Pierre Knorr was last seen by his

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FAILED WATER TEST: John Brewers Bay beach in St. Thomas near the University of the Virgin Islands CHARLOTTE AMALIE — Four beaches in the territory — three in St. Thomas and one in St. John — failed water quality testing done by the Department of Planning and Natural Resources (DPNR) this

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[ad name=”HTML-68″] SAN JUAN – Authorities in Puerto Rico say a carnival worker from New Jersey has died after being hit by a ride at a temporary amusement park in the U.S. territory. Police said late Tuesday that 59-year-old Jerry Green was operating a pendulum ride called “Skyfall” when he

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[ad name=”HTML-68″] UNDER FIRE FOR UNDER PERFORMANCE: Beverly Nicholson-Doty is in the hot seat this high season as thousands of Zika virus cases in Puerto Rico fail to stop tourists from going there; while territorial tourism numbers are down overall since the advent of the mosquito-borne disease here. CHARLOTTE AMALIE

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CHARLOTTE AMALIE — Just as a federal control board moves to steady the ship in Puerto Rico, some place very close to home appears in need of a lifeline, too — the Virgin Islands itself. The territory is grappling with some of the same forces that pushed its closest American

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CHARLOTTE AMALIE — A boat captain with 25 years experience running marine businesses has added another tow boat to the options available to the marine community here. Capt. Robert Manley, a maritime jack-of-all-trades, got his sea legs as a youngster fishing off the New Jersey coast. After several years of

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