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Archives for January 14, 2018

Royal Caribbean sick passengers: Outbreak disrupts cruise

By Clyde Hughes    From Newsmax Royal Caribbean has reported 47 sick passengers from a gastrointestinal outbreak on board the Grandeur of the Seas cruise ship, Fox News reported Friday. The ship left Baltimore Jan. 2 with about 2,900 guests and staff with planned stops to Charleston, South Carolina, Orlando, and the Bahamas,according to Fox […]

Sandals debuts new resorts in Caribbean

by Rebecca Johnston From Holiday Place Sandals resorts recently announced the opening of new properties and the upgrading of another. The chain recently opened the Sandals Royal Barbados, which welcomed its first guests on December 20. The Sandals Grand Antigua reopened after being closed for two months for refurbishment. And in Jamaica, the Sandals South […]

Events impacting Caribbean

7 Events of 2017 that are impacting Caribbean travel in 2018 By: Ed Wetschler From Caribbean Travel “The Caribbean had been performing at a healthy growth rate of 5.2 percent between January and June,” said CTO (Caribbean Tourism Organization) chair Joy Jibrilu at this fall’s State of the Tourism Industry Conference, and growth continued to […]

Akubra girl Dolly’s bullying suicide shocks Australia

From BBC A 14-year-old girl who as a child was the face of iconic Australian outback hat firm Akubra has taken her own life over online bullying, say her family. In a Facebook post, the father of Amy “Dolly” Everett called for more awareness of bullying so his daughter’s life “will not be wasted”. Akubra […]

Supermassive black hole caught burping — twice

From Science Daily Date: January 11, 2018Source:Space Telescope Science Institute (STScI)Summary:Astronomers have caught a supermassive black hole in a distant galaxy snacking on gas and then “burping” — not once, but twice. IMAGE: This is an image of galaxy SDSS J1354+1327 (lower center) and its companion galaxy SDSS J1354+1328 (upper right). The inset panel to […]

Ocean Blue World actively at the helm of Mexico´s renowned 2017 Caribbean Polo Open

hLOS CABOS, Mexico, Jan. 12, 2018 /PRNewswire/ — Early December, almost a thousand polo enthusiasts gathered together at El Rey Polo Country Club in Cancun, Mexico, for the third edition of the Mexican Caribbean Polo Open. Presented by IN Media Group, this elite tournament reveals the most professional and recognized polo players in the country, […]

Venezuelan migrant boat crashes en route to Curacao: Four dead, dozens missing

From WN At least four people drowned while dozens remain missing after a boat carrying migrants from Venezuela crashed while on its way to the Caribbean island of Curacao on Wednesday, according to The Guardian. Local police told Curacao News that they had recovered the bodies of two men and two women, but were still […]

Puzzles for Jan 15 2017 Number search/Sudoku/Word search/Crossword

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14 Jan Weather In Cayman

14 Jan Sun 2018 Weather In Cayman Synopsis   Strong winds and rough seas are expected to continue for the next 24 hours as a cold front moves over the Cayman area and the associated high pressure system builds over the Gulf of Mexico. Radar images show scattered showers in and round the Cayman area […]