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Valentine’s Day at Carambola Restaurant 2017

It is our pleasure to invite you to the Celebration of our 11th Anniversary on February 14, 2017, with a Very Romantic Dinner .   Our Team at the Blue Horizon wishes you a Happy Valentines Day! Executive Chef Xandra I. Lopez Invite You to Try Our Delicious Menu Restaurant Opens Daily from 7am to 10pm BLUE HORIZON […]

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Caleb Stone opening reception at Siddhia’s Gallery and art classes, Jan 20, 2017

CALEB STONE Vieques View The renowned New England plain air artist shows new paintings from the island Please join us for an opening reception Friday, January 20, 2017, 6PM-8PM   COLOR AND LIGHT ART CLASSES with Siddhia Hutchinson Paint the color of light with Siddhia Hutchinson on the luminous island of Vieques, Puerto. Siddhia will provide painting […]

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Cycling around Vieques/La Vuelta a Vieques, Feb 20, 2017

There is a sporting event being advertised for Vieques in February 2017. La Vuelta a Vieques, sponsored by Ciclismo Caribe and promises “refreshments and snacks, light mechanical assistance, ambulance, escort, broom, food and a party at the finish line” with the $60 inscription. For details see https://www.lavueltaavieques.com/en

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A review about Vieques as a destination

Published on Nov 12, 2016, Victor Blok from Travel Writers wrote a blog about his recent visit to Vieques. “Beaches lack the crowds encountered on many Caribbean islands, and it’s often possible to find a sandy seaside refuge to call your own for the day. They range from broad, gently curving seashores overlooking sweeping bays […]

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Radio Vieques needs help/ Radio Vieques necesita ayuda

Posted Nov 10, 2016 Español abajo   PO Box 1424 Vieques, Puerto Rico  00765 787 375-0525  f.787 741-8787 info@radiovieques.net     6 de noviembre de 2016   Warm Regards from Vieques!  Radio Vieques celebrates three years of programming dedicated to justice and peace that promotes a better quality of life for our communities of Vieques, […]

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Get to know the community work done by Ciudadanos Pro Cultura

Español abajo by Wanda Bermúdez Romero June 30, 2016 The sign on the picture above is still work in progress but has already attracted lots of attention. It is located just before the Ceiba Tree Park and marks the entrance to Barrio Mosquitos on the western end of Vieques. Although nowadays only the people of the Verde Vieques […]

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Viequenses like New Yorkers are priced out of a childhood home/ Viequenses como los neoyorkinos desplazados de su propio mercado de hogares

Blogger opinion. Español abajo. I found this incredibly interesting article in the Real Estate section of the New York Times, published May 13, 2016, that resembles the situation that started in Vieques as soon as the Navy left and tourist started pouring in. The title “Priced Out of a Childhood Home” refers to New York natives who […]

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The Dining Traveler: Visit Vieques and promote native business

The Dining Traveler’s article titled “What does the Puerto Rico Budget Crisis Means to You the Traveler?” is right on the money when it advises: “Yes, this thousand-word essay is to tell you that as a traveler, that the Puerto Rico budget crisis  has nothing to do with your vacation. Head to the beach, have […]

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Sun Bay Beach in Vieques gets Blue Flag award

El Balneario Sun Bay en Vieques recibió el galardón Bandera Azul otra vez este año. De acuerdo al artículo en El Nuevo Día, “La certificación Bandera Azul es un programa de reconocimiento internacional que confiere anualmente la Fundación de Educación Ambiental a playas y marinas  que cumplen con altos parámetros de calidad de agua, infraestructura […]

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Gallery Galleon’s Art Camp 2016/ Campamento de Arte de la Galería Galeón 2016

Español abajo.   Received from Marion Parkington:   Dear Friends! Once again, we are reaching out for your sponsorship of a summer ArtCamper! It’s a fabulous program that has been running for almost a decade on Vieques, the last 5 summers at the gallery! We hope to raise $3250 to sponsor 50 kids. It’s $130 […]

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Condé Nast Traveler did it again, Vieques among top 10 Most Romantic Islands, Feb 4, 2016

Readers of Condé Nast Traveler selected Vieques among all islands again. This time they named Vieques the seventh most romantic island. The first 10 are: Mauritious, East Africa St. Barth Santorini, Greece Boracay, Philippines Big Island, Hawaii Nevis, St. Kitts & Nevis Vieques, Puerto Rico St. Lucia Moorea, French Polynesia Bermuda So, take your honey […]

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Playa La Chiva among the top 10 beaches of the world

Condé Nast Traveler has rated Playa La Chiva as the eight top beach of the world. The top ten are: 10. Waipio Valley Beach, Big Island, Hawaii 9. Praia Mole, Florianopolis, Brazil 8. Playa La Chiva, Vieques, Puerto Rico 7. Ipanema Beach, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil 6. Sunset Beach, Oahu, Hawaii 5. Honopu Beach, Kauai, […]

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Beaches closed in the Refuge for cleanup/ Playas cerradas en el Refugio debido a limpieza

The beaches from Ensenada Honda to Bahia Salinas del Sur will be closed for cleanup activities during the weeks as stated below by Vieques Environmental Restoration. Important Information for Commercial and Recreational Boaters: Ongoing work to remove potential munitions from roads and beaches will require periodic closures in the area of Península Carenero. For their […]

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New, bareboat sailboat rental in Vieques

Ababor Sailing now rents bareboat keelboat or Sunfish sailboats. A sailing check needs to be completed to be approved to take the boats out by yourself. Check their web site at http://www.ababorsailing.com  

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Seminario para pequeños negocios en Vieques, Feb 18, 2016

La Administracion Federal de Pequeños Negocios (SBA) llevará a acabo en Vieques el jueves 18 de febrero una actividad para apoyar el desarrollo económico en la Isla. El seminario de SBA provee información para empresarios que desean comenzar un negocio o desarrollar un negocio ya existente. Se ofrecerán recursos importantes para alcanzar el éxito empresarial: • Alternativas de […]

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Calendario visitas DRNA para marbetes botes 2016/ DRNA schedule of visits for boat tags 2016

English below La División de Inscripción y Numeración de Embarcaciones de la Oficina del Comisionado de Navegación del Departamento de Recursos Naturales y Ambientales estará visitando Vieques y Culebra en el calendario demostrado arriba para asuntos de registro, cambios, traspasos de botes. En Vieques, se atienden personas en un nuevo vagón localizado detrás de las […]

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Grand opening of art exhibit by Vieques native Isa Williams at the Arts Center/ Gran apertura de exposición de la obra de la viequense Isa Williams, Jan 16, 2016

El 16 de enero 2016 a las 6 pm en el Centro de Bellas Artes abre la primera exposición de la obra de la artista viequense, Isa Williams. La exposición titulada “Lo que mis ojos ven” estará en la galería del centro.

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El Conuco rest presents Aqua Dinner Theater, Jan 30, 2016

As part of the Noches de Cultura dinner series, Conuco’s Chef Rebecca Betancourt will be making a very special menu for AQUA – Dinner Theater. The menu will be paired with an unique performance inspired in the Biobay by Mauro Youth Ballet Company … Parts of the proceeds will be destined to the Biobay conservation efforts […]

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Great post about the Ferry problems in Vieques/Culebra to end the year. Don’t travel to Vieques just for the day on the ferry. This is why.

On her blog published December 27, 2015, Skai Juice makes an analysis of the good the bad and the ugly about traveling to Vieques and Culebra by ferry for a beach day. Very interesting article. Her summary is that: “In 2016, people should be able to purchase tickets in advance on an App that they […]

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Vieques to start the New Year without plastic bags/ Vieques comenzará el Año Nuevo sin bolsas plásticas

En una resolución aprobada el 30 de septiembre del 2015 y sometida por Gypsy Córdova, la legislatura de Vieques determinó ponerle fin al uso de bolsas plásticas para compras. Efectivo el 1 de enero del 2016, ningún comercio puede ofrecer bolsas que no sean de papel y se cobrarán 15 centavos por el uso de […]

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