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MIAMI —The U.S. Virgin Islands is positioning itself for growth in the cruising industry. Under the leadership of Commissioner of Tourism, Joseph Boschulte, the territory attended SeaTrade in Florida starting on Monday. The Virgin Islands Port Authority (VIPA) and Royal Caribbean Group will host a press conference at the Seatrade

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Cunard Line's Queen Mary II To Visit St. Thomas Tomorrow, VIPA Says
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CHARLOTTE AMALIE — The Queen Mary II will pay a visit to St. Thomas tomorrow, VIPA said. The ship will berth at the Austin “Babe” Monsanto Marine Terminal in Crown Bay at 6 a.m. and depart at 6 p.m. , according to the Virgin Islands Port Authority. “The USVI is

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VIPA Firefighters Give Rare Water Salute To Retiring American Airlines Pilot
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FREDERIKSTED — The Virgin Islands Port Authority’s firefighters at the Henry E. Rohlsen Airport performed a water salute early this morning. The VIPA ceremony was to bid farewell to American Airlines pilot Mark Sawicki in a rare honor for an individual person. Mr. Sawiki is retiring after this American Airlines

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Paul M. Pearson Garden Residents Tip Off Police, Leading To Arrest Of 4 Gunmen: VIPD
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CHARLOTTE AMALIE — Three men and an underage teen were arrested early Sunday after residents of Paul M. Pearson Garden called police and reported that the group was playing with firearms and that two of the suspects pointed their weapons at officers, authorities said.. In Superior Court Monday, Magistrate Judge

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World’s Largest Cruise Ship - Wonder of the Seas – to Visit St. Thomas This Month
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CHARLOTTE AMALIE — The most majestic cruise ship in the world will sail into the Crown Bay harbor on Tuesday, March 22. Royal Caribbean Cruise Line’s Wonder of the Seas is scheduled to berth at the Austin “Babe” Monsanto Marine Terminal at 7 a.m. on March 22. An onboard Plaque

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2 Women Ambushed On No Exit Road Near Limetree Bay Refinery; 1 Shot Dead; 1 Injured
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CHRISTIANSTED — Two women were ambushed in a hail of bullets near the shuttered Limetree Bay refinery in St. Croix late Monday night. One woman was killed and another injured. The white Toyota Tacoma pickup truck the women were driving crashed as the injured driver tried frantically to escape off

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USVI To Relax COVID-19 Restrictions So More Cruise Ships Can Visit The Territory
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CHARLOTTE AMALIE — As cases onboard cruise ships continue to drop, the government will relax the entry requirements for cruise liners to enter the area and visit the territory.  Although cruise ships accounted for tens of thousands of passengers visiting the islands daily before the pandemic, the strict regulations that

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2 U.S. Virgin Islands Peace Officers To Compliment Security At Super Bowl LVI
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LOS ANGELES — This weekend’s Super Bowl event in California was not overlooked by local and federal authorities as they coordinated to closely monitor activities inside and outside SoFi Stadium to prevent any attacks at what will be the West Coast’s biggest event in years, taking place amid the ongoing crime wave rocking the area. Preserving

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Frequent Cancellations Lead WICO To Wipe February Cruise Ship Schedule From Its Website
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CHARLOTTE AMALIE — The West Indian Company announced that due to the frequent COVID related cancellations, the February 2022 ship schedule has been removed from its website, the Virgin Islands Port Authority said on Facebook. For weekly ship traffic information, please email their Marine Director Mark Sabino at This

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Tractor Trailer Smashes Into Utility Poles At Crown Bay Knocking Out Power, Telephone
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CHARLOTTE AMALIE — A tractor-trailer collision that damaged several utility poles at the Crown Bay Sandfill on St. Thomas has left the area without electricity, authorities said. Due to the outage, U.S Customs and Border Protection (CBP) is unable to provide cargo clearance services at its Crown Bay Sandfill office,

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