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Business as Usual for Major Caribbean Cruise Lines

The Caribbean's largest cruise lines haven't allowed a record hurricane season to stop them from making money. For example Carnival, the world's largest cruise...

Caribbean Tax Exile Branson Wants UK Bailout for His Airline

From his private island in the Caribbean, Sir Richard Branson is trying to convince the UK government to give his Virgin Atlantic airline a...

Royal Caribbean Founder Dies at 90

MIAMI (AP) — Arne Wilhelmsen, a founder of Royal Caribbean Cruises who helped shape the modern cruise industry, has died. He was 90. The Miami-based...

Caribbean: “Pretty but Dangerous?”

“Pretty but dangerous,” is how one Miami attorney describes the Caribbean. The greatest danger in visiting the Caribbean islands might not be the frequency...

School’s Out-Miami Distance Learning a Model to be Copied

MIAMI-DADE, Florida – Following a weeklong Spring Recess, Miami-Dade County Public Schools (M-DCPS) resumes its Instructional Continuity Plan (ICP), the District’s distance learning model that...

Tsunami Warning for Caribbean After Quake off Honduras Coast

The US Pacific Tsunami Warning Center said tsunami waves were possible for several countries in the Caribbean and Central America, as well as Mexico,...

Caribbean’s Lost Indigenous Culture Rediscovered on Tiny Island

Five centuries after it was largely obliterated by the Spanish conquistadors, the long-lost culture of a vanished civilisation is being rediscovered by British and...

Mystery Surrounds Antigua Minister’s Arrest in Britain

Mystery still surrounds the arrest, questioning and then freeing by the London Metropolitan Police of Antigua Tourism and Development Minister Asot Michael after he...

Virus: NY Church with Large Jamaican Membership has 21 Corona Deaths

A Bronx, New York church that serves a large Jamaican community has been hit hard by the pandemic with 21 members dead from coronavirus. St...

British court confirms St. Kitts-Nevis has no contract with PV Energy...

British court confirms St. Kitts-Nevis has no contract with PV Energy Ltd. From SKNIS Basseterre, St. Kitts - A British High Court has confirmed that it has...

US Kicks Out Thousands of Migrants on Anti-Virus Grounds

BBC- The US has expelled more than 6,300 undocumented migrants on its Mexico border using emergency powers to curb coronavirus spread, officials say. The 21...

St. Kitts-Nevis prime minister joins Grenada’s 44th anniversary celebration

St. Kitts-Nevis prime minister joins Grenada’s 44th anniversary celebration By Valencia Grant, press secretary to the prime minister of St. Kitts and Nevis BASSETERRE, St Kitts...

Pilot Feared Dead, Wife Rescued After Bahamas Plane Crash

NASSAU, Bahamas — The United States Coast Guard is searching for a 57-year-old man after hoisting his wife to safety when the single-engine plane...

Barbuda’s Bird Makes Comeback After Hurricane Irma

By Gemma Handy St John's, Antigua Image copyright Shayna Brody, Waitt InstituteImage caption The frigatebird is the national bird of Barbuda   (BBC) Hurricane Irma did...

American Airlines Expanding Flights to Caribbean Destinations, but Not SKN

TEXAS, United States – American Airlines customers will have new options to escape the cold with more seasonal and year-round flights to the Caribbean...

Bahamas Youngest MP Making a Name for Himself

Travis Robinson, MP, at 22, is youngest politician in the Bahamas. Yet could easily have been mistaken for any of the other young delegates...

More and More Sargassum Seaweed, the New Normal for Caribbean

Sargassum seaweed is swamping beaches. BRIDGETOWN, Barbados – In retrospect, 2011 was just the first wave. That year, massive rafts of Sargassum—a brown seaweed that...

Checklist for New US Immigration Applications

WASHINGTON, D.C. – With the “Public Charge” rule deadline looming to become effective on February 24, more than ever, you need to be extra careful...

China Claims Cuban Drug Interferon Works On COVID-19

Among the drugs used for COVID-19 is a particularly promising Cuban compound called "Interferon alfa-2b," which has been successfully administered to Chinese patients. In Cuba,...

Ninjaman & Son plus One Get Life For 2009 Murder

KINGSTON, Jamaica – A month after being found guilty of the March 17, 2009 murder of Ricardo ‘Ricky Trooper’ Johnson, the 51-year-old deejay Ninjaman,...

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