July 18, 2019

CIMH warns of possible drought in most Caribbean countries

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From RJR News Online The Barbados-based Caribbean Institute for Meteorology and Hydrology (CIMH) says chances of drought and recurrent dry spells have increased except in the Bahamas and Cuba during the first three months of this year.  The CIMH, in its Caribbean Climate Outlooks released Tuesday, said with an El Niño on forecast, chances of […]

Chef Eric Ripert talks Caribbean cooking, adventurous eating, and his prediction for 2019’s biggest food trend

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By Joey Skladany From Chowhound It is all too common for us to welcome a new year by restricting food intake, adopting fad diets, and ultimately failing at both of these endeavors. At Chowhound, our alternative mission is to take readers out of their food ruts so they’re forced to try *new* cuisine that may inspire, enhance, […]

Guyana: State says President Granger is speaking – disputes article

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By Wonita Stephens From Guyana Guardian The Ministry of the Presidency is saying that contrary to an article which appeared in this publication today with the headline “President Cannot Speak – Cancer Is In The Throat”, the president is speaking. The administration also stood by the first diagnosis but did not outrightly say whether the […]

Cruise ship arrives in Miami to begin Caribbean and Cuba Cruises

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By Emrys Thakkar From Cruise Hive MSC Armonia has arrived in Miami, Florida to begin year-round Caribbean and Cuba cruises. The cruise ship will begin her new service when she departs for a call in Havana, Cuba. MSC Armonia has started year-round Caribbean cruises out of PortMiami, Florida. The ship arrived at the cruise capital of the […]

Airline advocates a more united Caribbean with open skies

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From Cuban News Agency HAVANA, Cuba, Dec 6 (ACN) Philippe Bayard, president of Sunrise Airways, which inaugurated a new air route between Havana and Santo Domingo, said in this capital its intention to promote and encourage open skies for the Caribbean. In a meeting with tour operators and authorities of the Cuban civil aeronautics in […]

OPINION: Is there any hope in Saint Vincent under this dirty leadership?

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By Jolly Green If we were ruled by the British today, we would never accept from them what we accept today from the Unity Labour Party in Saint Vincent and the Grenadines. You can be sure things would be a million times better. Our roads are full of potholes and in some cases are subject […]

Guyana: No sign of Granger up to 8pm last night (WED) – Arrived hours later

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By Dennis Adonis From Guyana Guardian EDITOR’S NOTE: At the time of publishing this article the President had not yet arrived. It is understood that he subsequently arrived about two hours after this article was published last evening. Therefore, the content hereafter shall be at the reader’s discretion, and in consideration of the fact that […]

Mystery corals of the Caribbean: Porites

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By NICOLE HELGASON From Reef Divers.io Now, this is a question I must ask my most serious coral loving colleagues. How to tell the difference between all these Porites corals? *Looking to solve the mystery scroll to the bottom for Mystery corals, first is a description of four Porites species. The finger coral is a […]

Virgin Voyages sets sail for Cuba

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From Virgin.com Delighted to share that Cuba will be the first destination for Virgin Voyages, our new cruise line. When Scarlet Lady sets sail for her inaugural season from Miami in 2020, Havana will be one of the destinations we visit. Virgin always listens to our customers, and this decision was no different. We used […]

Cuba is ready to flood the U.S. market with its rums

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From Cuban News Agency HAVANA, Cuba, Oct 30 (ACN) If the United States lifts the unjust economic, commercial and financial blockade imposed on Cuba, we will be able to flood that market with millions of boxes of our products, said Juan Gonzalez, president of Cuba Ron Corporation and Havana Club International. In statements to the […]