SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico— Authorities in the U.S. Virgin Islands say they have arrested a man on charges related to the embezzlement of $1.4 million from a MoneyGram operation. Police say 50- year-old Alvery Smith of St. Thomas was charged with embezzlement and forgery after the former MoneyGram agent admitted he failed to deposit $1.4 million in a company account...
ST. THOMAS, U.S. Virgin Islands, Sept 8- An engine fire on board a cruise ship operated by Carnival Corp left about 4,500 passengers and crew stranded in the U.S. Virgin Islands for a second day on Tuesday and forced the cruise operator to cut the trip short. The Carnival Liberty set sail from San Juan, Puerto Rico, on Sunday with 3,346 guests and 1,150 crew on board and was...
ST. THOMAS, U.S. Virgin Islands, Sept 8- About 4,500 passengers and crew were stranded in the U.S. Virgin Islands for a second day after an engine fire on board a cruise ship operated by Carnival Corp.. The company said on Tuesday that a team of experts, including representatives of the U.S. Coast Guard, had boarded the Carnival Liberty to assess damage to the engine area.
July 27- Puerto Rico may sport palm trees, pristine beaches and glorious weather but its tourism industry is losing out to rival Caribbean islands- and that is holding the U.S. territory back at a time when its deeply troubled economy most needs a fillip. Rick Newman, who owns and operates the Verdanza Hotel in the popular beachside tourist strip of Isla Verde, says...
NEW YORK, July 21- Billionaire investor Warren Buffett said on Tuesday that media reports that he and Italian real estate agent Alessandro Proto together purchased the island of St. Thomas, southwest of Athens, are "a total fabrication." "Until the reports started coming out I had never heard of the guy who is making the claims about the Greek Island," Buffett said in a...
"We will fight for bank secrecy. We are no tax haven," Austria's finance minister said after a group led by Europe's six biggest countries pledged to work together to tackle tax havens.
These residences includes places where famous bands were formed, beloved songs or entire albums were written.
Since the Sept. 25 recall of three lots of a steroid produced by a Massachusetts company, the outbreak has spread to nine states and 105 patients, with eight people killed, the Centers for Disease Control said.
NASHVILLE, Tenn., Oct 8- About 13,000 people in 23 U.S. states may have received steroid injections linked to a rare fungal meningitis outbreak that has killed eight people, but far fewer are likely to contract the disease, the Centers for Disease Control said on Monday.
SAN DIEGO-- PriceSmart Inc. said Monday that a key revenue measurement grew 10 percent in September. The company has five warehouse clubs in Costa Rica, four in Panama, four in Trinidad, and others in Guatemala, the Dominican Republic, El Salvador, Honduras, Aruba, Barbados, Colombia, Jamaica, Nicaragua, and the U.S. Virgin Islands.
NEW YORK-- Teams from 16 conferences in 172 games are on CBS Sports Network's schedule for 2012-13.. The first games shown will be from the Paradise Jam in St. Thomas, Virgin Islands with Connecticut, and first-year coach Kevin Ollie, facing Wake Forest and UIC against New Mexico.
NEW YORK-- Shares of Cache Inc. sank Friday after the women's clothing retailer announced disappointing preliminary results for the third quarter. Cache said it will lose 39 to 41 cents per share for the quarter ended Sept. 29, and its revenue will be down about 6 percent, to $45.8 million.
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Last year’s collection of 10 Homes of Country Music Stars barely scratched the surface of the number of performers’ homes on the market, recently sold, being purchased or getting unloaded.