Hotel worker dies in explosion at Riu in St James admin Created : 20 April 2017 World News One member of the Riu Hotel staff in St James has died as a result of injuries he received following an explosion on the hotel property this afternoon.Four others were injured and rushed to hospital. The identity of the deceased has not been released. It is not clear what caused the explosion but the police and fire-fighters are currently on the scene. More late information later. FEATURED IMAGE: Fire truck in front of the Riu Hotel.