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CRUZ BAY — Authorities are investigating the possible drowning of a man Tuesday at Hawksnest Beach in Virgin Islands National Park on St. John. Good Samaritans were performing CPR when officers arrived. The man, identified as Brian Kosmal, 77, of Chicago, died at the Myrah Keating Smith Community Health Center.

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Two million people visit the Virgin Islands every year and the islands thrive on tourism. Many people opt for package tours, or a beach holiday, but if you really want to experience the diverse landscapes and communities on the island, then a road trip is the way to go. You

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[ad name=”HTML-68″] CRUZ BAY — Canada’s largest online travel company says Trunk Bay on St. John is one of the Top 10 beaches in the world. FlightNetwork, enlisted more than 600 travel journalists, editors, bloggers and agencies to rate the world’s 50 best beaches, and the National Park beach on

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KNOCKED OVER, BUT NOT OUT? Coral reef communities at St. John, U.S. Virgin Islands, pictured here years before the recent hurricanes struck. (Credit: Howard Lasker) [ad name=”HTML-68″] CRUZ BAY — A New York geologist will journey to St. John this month to study the impact of hurricanes Irma and Maria on

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DIRT HURTS: Sediment can smother corals, but Hurricane Hole has no sediment-bearing freshwater streams. Its clear waters are habitat for an entire community of marine life, including Montastrea corals and squirrelfish. (Photo: Caroline Rogers, USGS) [ad name=”HTML-68″] CRUZ BAY — Coral reef expert Caroline Rogers was the only USGS employee

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             Maho Bay beach in St. John NEEDHAM, Mass. – The most trusted name in online travel advice has named a Virgin Islands beach to its top 25 list of the world’s best beaches. Maho Bay beach in St. John, which is part of the

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