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Facing down fear took more than courage; it took love

I promised myself I would sign up for one particular excursion on my southern Caribbean cruise to St. Thomas, U.S. Virgin Islands, in 2013: I would sail and snorkel with the turtles at Buck Island Reef National Monument. On an overcast November day, my 23 snorkel partners and I met at the Fat Turtle...

Spirit Airlines expands again, adds new route to U.S. Virgin Islands

Spirit Airlines will add St. Croix to its route map, a move that will further expand the carrier’s footprint in the Caribbean.        

Puerto Rico in line for nearly $5 billion in federal aid for Medicaid

(Reuters) - A $90 billion disaster aid package agreed on by U.S. lawmakers on Wednesday would include nearly $7 billion in aid to storm-battered Puerto Rico and the U.S. Virgin Islands, according to two Senate Democratic aides and Puerto Rico's governor.

Five Places Worth Trying This Weekend

For brunch, lunch, drinks, a snack, or dinner FOR DINNER: Chef Antonio Herrera Ramirez left the Virgin Islands with his family after Hurricane Irma last September. Now he’s in Denver expanding Fish N Beer’s menu, already known for its coastal staples. Show More Summary

Earn $5 ShopYourWay Points For Every Uber Ride This Weekend!

All linked members can earn $5 CASHBACK in points per Uber ride this weekend, anywhere in the US, US Virgin Islands, Puerto Rico, and Guam.

Virgin Islands loses appeal at CAS to get Olympic entry

The U.S. Virgin Islands won't compete at the Pyeongchang Olympics despite having one athlete meet the qualifying standard        

Voting Rights Denied for Former Illinois Residents Living in U.S. Territories

For many United States citizens, it comes as a shock to learn that fellow U.S. citizens living in the U.S. territories don't have the right to vote for the president. While Puerto Rico, Guam and the Virgin Islands are all part of the United States, and the residents born......

Two former staffers set to plead guilty in cyberstalking of U.S. House member, husband, court files show

Aides to Virgin Islands Del. Stacey Plaskett charged with circulating nude images during 2016 campaign

U.S. Coast Guard Responding to Grounded Workboat in St. Thomas

2 months agoVehicles / Watercraft : gCaptain

The U.S. Coast Guard is responding Tuesday to the grounding of the 223-foot Togo-flagged cargo ship Ocean Spirit I just off the entrance of the Charlotte Amalie Harbor East Gregory Channel in St. Thomas, U.S. Virgin Islands. Coast Guard...Show More Summary

Attorney’s son charged with raping college student in her sleep

2 months agoNews : NY Daily News

Opening statements began Friday in the rape trial for the son of a prominent attorney from the British Virgin Islands.

Delegation: More mental health help needed for Puerto Rico

The state's all-Democratic congressional delegation is pressing federal officials on efforts to address mental health challenges in Puerto Rico and the U.S. Virgin Islands following Hurricanes Irma and Maria. In … Click to Continue ...

FCC Grants Request by Fletcher, Heald & Hildreth to Revise Post-Auction Broadcast Transition Phase Assignments and Deadlines for Puerto Rico and U.S. Virgin Islands in Wake of Hurricane Maria

January 16, 2018 – Fletcher, Heald & Hildreth is proud to announce that, through its efforts, the FCC’s Incentive Auction Task Force and the Media Bureau division on Jan. 11, 2018 granted a request to allow for 20 broadcast TV stations in Puerto Rico and the U.S. Virgin Islands to construct post-incentive auction facilities early....… Continue Reading

Tsunami Threats Issued After 7.6 Magnitude Earthquake in Caribbean Sea

As the result of a major earthquake which registered as a 7.6 magnitude earthquake in the Caribbean Sea, tsunami advisories have been issued for Puerto Rico and the United States Virgin Islands; while tsunami threats have been issued...Show More Summary

7.6 Magnitude Earthquake Off Coast of Honduras – Tsunami Warning for Puerto Rico and Virgin Islands

A 7.6 magnitude earthquake struck off the coast of Honduras Tuesday night. A tsunami warning was issued for Puerto Rico, the US Virgin Islands and Central America. The US Tsunami alert system issued a major warning for Puerto Rico. PHEB/Advisory/...Show More Summary

Magnitude 7.6 quake strikes off Central America: USGS

TEGUCIGALPA (Reuters) - An earthquake of magnitude 7.6 struck near remote Caribbean Islands belonging to Honduras on Tuesday, sparking a tsunami warning for the U.S. Virgin Islands and Puerto Rico.

Power Is Restored to Most of U.S. Virgin Islands After Hurricanes, Officials Say

2 months agoNews : NYTimes: News

Officials on Tuesday said 92 percent of customers have power again on the United States Virgin Islands.

U.S. Virgin Islands Communist Governor Renews Gun And Ammunition Confiscation Order

Remember when the hurricane came through and the communist who is governor of the U.S. Virgin Island ordered seizure of guns and ammunition?  We discussed it.  Well, he’s at it again. U.S. Virgin Islands Gov. Kenneth Mapp renewed a highly controversial executive order in January that allows the National Guard to seize arms from everyday […]

U.S. Virgin Islands’ Film Industry Open For Business After Dual Category 5 Hurricanes

Slammed by back-to-back Category 5 hurricanes in September, the film industry in the U.S. Virgin Islands slowly is struggling to get back on its feet. "We got hit by Hurricane Irma and then two weeks later by Maria," said Luana Wheatley, director of the islands' film office. Show More Summary

Conserving coral communities

Cambridge, MA (December 27, 2017) -- Spending hours a day diving in and around the coral reefs off St. Croix in the U.S. Virgin Islands sounds like the stuff of a dream vacation, but for Annie Opel it was serious business.

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