May 22, 2018

Mexico’s women’s rugby sevens team trains in Sask. for worlds

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By Britton Gray Regina / 980 CJME The rugby community in Regina has been opening their arms to some special guests as a major tournament approaches. Mexico’s women’s rugby sevens team is training in the Queen City as they prepare for the World Cup in July in San Francisco. Sevens is different from traditional rugby […]

Pre-season tropical or subtropical system could form late week and bring flooding threat to parts of the Caribbean

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From The Weather Channel By Linda Lam Story Highlights An area of low pressure may develop in the southwestern Atlantic late this week or into the weekend. Regardless of development, heavy rainfall will bring the threat of flooding from Puerto Rico to eastern Cuba. May has just begun but there are already signs something may […]

Cayman Islands: “Missing” MSC crew member: A victim of exploitation?

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By Jim Walker From Cruise News A MSC crew member who stayed in Grand Cayman last month, when her cruise ship left port, was sentenced to three months in prison for illegally remaining on the island. As we previously reported, 34 year old Yusmaidys Ortiz Perez, employed as a bartender on the MSC Opera, was […]

UNICEF and partners continue to support children in the Caribbean, six months after Hurricanes Irma and María

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UNICEF USA Donations were key to helping thousands of children mitigate the effects of the hurricanes last year NEW YORK (March 20, 2018) – Thousands of children, adolescents and their families affected by the devastating effects of Hurricanes Irma and Maria, six months ago, in the Eastern Caribbean islands, Cuba and Haiti have been supported […]

Tourists ruined travel destinations

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7 massively popular travel destinations that tourists have ruined By Mary Hanbury, Business Insider Between 2011 and 2015, the number of tourists visiting Iceland almost doubled from 566,000 to over 1 million. Robert Hoetink / Shutterstock.com Social media is our new travel agent, and it’s changing the places we go. Next time you’re scrolling through […]

JetBlue and The New York Botanical Garden start an environmental consortium focusing on conservation in the Caribbean

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— As the Official Airline Partner and a Founding Member of this Caribbean Consortium, JetBlue Furthers Its Mission to Balance Conservation and Commerce — — Caribbean Consortium Kicks Off with a ‘Spotlight on Cuba’ — February 14, 2018 01:25 PM Eastern Standard Time NEW YORK–(BUSINESS WIRE)–JetBlue (Nasdaq:JBLU), New York’s Hometown Airline®, today announced the development […]

Oil, the environment and the Caribbean

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By David Jessop From The Caribbean Camera Earlier this month Exxon announced that that it had made a major new oil find off Guyana. It was, it said, the largest since it began exploration there in 2015. The company’s statement followed one last June advising of a ‘world-class discovery’ on another well, and before that, […]

Ocean advocate to share passion: Hasson speaking Sunday at First UMC in Homosassa

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By Buster Thompson From Citrus Chronicle IF YOU GO WHAT: The Friends of the Crystal River National Wildlife Complex’s annual meeting and public seminar, including a speaking session from renowned diver and ocean advocate Wayne Hasson. WHEN: 1:30-4 p.m. Wayne Hasson speaks at around 2:15 p.m. WHERE: First United Methodist Church Fellowship Hall, 8831 W. […]

Hola! Cayman Islands: Rum Point introduces Havana Nights

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Visitors can enjoy an exciting Cuban dining experience on Grand Cayman’s North Side Rum Point, Grand Cayman (January 24, 2018) – Savory “Ropa Vieja,” refreshing mojitos and lively Cuban dancers¾all part of a new Cuban dining adventure available on Wednesdays at the Rum Point Club. Known for its creative fine dining experiences, Rum Point will be […]

NRI Voice: Cayman Calling

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By Keerthi Mohan From Little India When he moved to Cayman Islands, Sujith Kumar was surprised to see the number of Indians living in the British territory in the Caribbean. Sujith Kumar’s journey to Cayman Islands is nothing short of the stuff that makes a movie. The hospitality industry professional has been working at a […]