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“Female Children … The Girls Were Just So Young”: The Horrors of Jeffrey Epstein’s Private Island

Locals say Epstein was flying in underage girls long after his conviction for sex crimes—and authorities did nothing to stop him. “It was like he was flaunting it,” says an employee at the airstrip on St. Thomas.

“On multiple occasions I saw Epstein exit his helicopter, stand on the tarmac in full view of my tower, and board his private jet with children—female children,” says a former air traffic controller at the airstrip who asked to remain anonymous. “One incident in particular really stands out in my mind, because the girls were just so young. They couldn’t have been over 16. Epstein looked very angry and hurled his jacket at one of them. They were also carrying shopping bags from stores not on the island. I remember thinking, ‘Where in the world have they been shopping?’”

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 9 great things to see and do at Grand Cayman island

In Grand Cayman, walk along Seven Mile Beach, snorkel or dive with vibrant marine life, go bioluminescent kayaking or explore underground caves

Grand Cayman offers a plethora of adventures for visitors to the Caribbean destination, which is the largest of the Cayman Islands. You can go snorkeling with stingrays in Stingray City, which is located in Grand Cayman’s North Sound. Continue at Source: Grand Cayman island: 9 great things to see and do

All The Best Places to Eat, Stay and Play in the Bahamas

By air and sea, via superyacht, private jet or the more prosaic cruise ship, the number of visitors alighting in the Bahamas is growing at a staggering pace.

The Caribbean island paradise boasts beautiful beaches, luxury hotels and a new wave of celebrity restaurants.

And yet the most desirable destinations among its many places to stay have retained the air of exclusivity that has made the Bahamas a haven for celebrities and the moneyed elite for many years. Continue at Source: Where to Eat, Stay and Play in the Bahamas

10 Best Eastern Caribbean Cruise Ports You Should Visit

Going on an Eastern Caribbean Cruise and wondering what each port of call has to offer? Or perhaps you’re booking a Caribbean cruise and don’t know which itinerary will suit you best. We’re here to help by giving you insight into the 10 best Eastern Caribbean ports of call (in our opinion!).

Here are our 10 best Eastern Caribbean cruise ports which you really should visit. Covering travel tips, things to do and shore excursions. Continue at Source: 10 Best Eastern Caribbean Cruise Ports You Should Visit

8 best Caribbean cities

Swap sun loungers for city sightseeing with Jo Cooke’s guide to the Caribbean’s most interesting urban escapes.

It’s easy to overlook the cities of the Caribbean, and only have eyes for the glorious sun, sea and sand that grace j ust about every brochure cover for the region. See more at Source: The best Caribbean cities

12 Best All-Inclusive Resorts in the Caribbean

Looking for your next all-inclusive vacation? From cooking classes and rum tastings to trapeze lessons and water parks, you won’t believe what’s included at these 12 all-inclusive resorts in the Caribbean.

The adults-only Galley Bay Resort & Spa in Antigua is surrounded by lush tropical gardens on a sprawling 40-acre property. At one of the best all-inclusive resorts n the Caribbean, you’ll enjoy beachfront rooms and suites boast plantation-style decor, soaking tubs, and ocean views.

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6 Best Caribbean Destinations to Visit in June

Planning your next Caribbean trip for this month? You’re covered with our latest edition of Places to Visit, taking you across six Caribbean destinations.

Bonaire Yes, it’s one of the diving capitals of the Caribbean. But it’s so much more than that. The tiny Dutch Caribbean island of Bonaire has quietly become one of the coolest, most complete places to visit in the region, from its marvelous culinary scene to a slew of terrific hotels, from the signature Harbour Village to the sparkling new Delfins Beach Resort. There’s a special combination here: on the one hand, you have the feeling of being somewhere still undiscovered — but you also enjoy the sophistication and diversity of a well-developed travel destination. Read more at Source: 6 Caribbean Destinations to Visit in June

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Top New Family Hotels in the Caribbean

Planning a Caribbean vacation soon? Here are some new family-friendly hotels and resorts that are sure to be crowd-pleasers.

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Water slides, zip line and a giant balloon: Royal Caribbean’s $250M private island update

Royal Caribbean’s updated island boasts a new water park featuring one of the tallest water slide in North America, according to the company, a helium balloon carrying guests 450 feet above land, a 1,600-foot-long zip-line, and a fresh water lagoon for its cruise passengers.

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