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Wednesday, September 30, 2020

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...

InterCaribbean Airways Hookup Big Deal For Barbados, Says Tourism Minister.

Bridgetown, Barbados, September 11th, 2020--"International transport is the plank on which tourism is built, says Minister of Tourism and International Transport", said Barbados Tourism...

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...

Queen Names Black Woman Next Bermuda Governor

London- In six months history will be created on two fronts in Bermuda when Rena Lalgie becomes the first woman and person of African...

Shark Pulls 10-Year-Old Boy From Boat Off Australian Coast

Stanley, Tasmania, August 13th, 2020--A 10-year-old boy is in hospital with injuries to the head and chest after a shark grabbed him from a...

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...

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...

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...

Covid Confusion On PCR Testing: Maybe Most Of Those Positives Are...

In a shocking report the New York Times suggests that the usual diagnostic tests, called PCR may simply be too sensitive and too slow...

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...

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