September 19, 2019

Mexico’s top Caribbean beaches hit by seaweed infestation

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From BBC An infestation of a seaweed-like algae along some of Mexico’s most visited Caribbean beaches has pitted the local community against the president, who has described the problem as a “minor issue”. In a long-running issue attributed by many researchers to climate change, sargassum has covered the popular white sandbanks, turning the pristine waters […]

From Cayman Islands Seven Mile Beach to Mexico

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(CIVF) – While the rest of Cayman was busy relaxing during the long weekend from June 7th — 10th, the selected players for the Cayman’s Senior National Beach Team were busy earning points on the beaches of La Paz, Mexico. Representing the women’s team at this Norceca stop was Chante Smith-Johnson and Cristin Burton-Alexander and […]

8 Jun Weather in Cayman & Tropical Report

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8 Jun Sat 2019 Tropical Report ATLANTIC Tropical Weather Outlook NWS National Hurricane Center Miami FL 800 AM EDT Sat Jun 8 2019 For the North Atlantic…Caribbean Sea and the Gulf of Mexico: Tropical cyclone formation is not expected during the next 5 days. Forecaster Pasch EASTERN PACIFIC Tropical Weather Outlook NWS National Hurricane Center […]

US: As talks begin, Mexico warns tariffs will hurt both countries

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From Newsmax Mexico launched a counteroffensive Monday against the threat of U.S. tariffs, warning not only that it would hurt the economies of both countries but also could cause a quarter-million more Central Americans to migrate North. A high-level delegation from the Mexican government held a press conference at the embassy in Washington, making the […]

Sargassum killing Mexico and Caribbean beaches and tourism industry

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From Merco Press Tourists looking for sun and sand in Mexican resorts like Cancun, Playa del Carmen and Tulum have been disgusted by foul-smelling mounds of sargassum – a seaweed-like algae – piling up on beaches and turning turquoise waters brown, and experts are warning that it may be the new normal. Mexico’s Riviera Maya Caribbean […]

British Airways launches huge sale including flights to Mexico, California and Caribbean [Cayman Islands on list]

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From Bristol Live But you’ll have to be quick to grab a bargain t’s a miserable grey day in Bristol, so it’s easy to dream of sandy white beaches and cocktails by the pool. Well if you’re looking to book a trip, you may be able to get a bargain as British Airways has launched […]

Caribbean Fishery Council delivers big win for corals, fish, and people

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By Holly Binns & Yasmin Velez-Sanchez From PEW It’s said that no two places are alike, and today fishery managers in the U.S. Caribbean took that to heart. At its spring meeting, the Caribbean Fishery Management Council, which sets policy for fishing in U.S. Caribbean waters, approved island-based fishery management plans that will guide managers in setting […]

Violent cities

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3 big reasons it’s so hard to tell just how violent the world’s most violent cities are By Christopher Woody From Business Insider Latin American countries are consistently among the most violent. Exactly how violent they are is harder to measure for social, political, and logistical reasons. The most recent ranking of the world’s most violent […]

Destinations of the week

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The top 25 places to travel around the world in 2019 – Part 2 By Janaki Jitchotvisut from Business Insider Travel website TripAdvisor polled millions of its users to come up with its 2019 list of favorite world destinations. Whether you love doing outdoor activities, strolling, exploring, or nightlife, there’s something for you. Unique architecture, […]

World Health Day: PAHO calls for equitable access to health care

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This year’s campaign calls for all people to receive integrated, quality health care at the heart of the community. On April 9, PAHO will present a report in Mexico with recommendations on achieving universal health. Washington, DC, 3 April 2019 (PAHO)- Millions of people in the world still lack access to health care and many are […]