October 14, 2019

Tenacious Dorian heads for Puerto Rico; Bahamas and Florida could be next

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By Bob Henson Aug 27 2019 7:07 PM EDT From Weather Channel Nudged on all sides by a grab bag of influences, Tropical Storm Dorian has held its own, working its way into the eastern Caribbean after passing near Barbados and over St. Lucia. Dorian is likely to move across Puerto Rico as a tropical […]

Tropical Storm Dorian nears Puerto Rico

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By Meg Wagner, paul P. Murphy and Mike Hayes, From CNN Miami fire department sends search and rescue team to Puerto Rico ahead of the storm The Miami-Dade Fire Rescue Department will send a 45-member urban search and rescue team to Puerto Rico ahead of Tropical Storm Dorian, according to a statement. The teams provide […]

Now heading for Windward Islands, Dorian could reach Puerto Rico as a hurricane

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By Bob Henson from Weather Underground Watches and warnings have been hoisted for much of the Windward Islands and Puerto Rico in advance of Tropical Storm Dorian, which is gradually organizing over the warm waters of the western Atlantic deep tropics and posing concerns for the Greater Antilles and beyond. Update:As of 5 pm EDT, Dorian was […]

Aimbridge Hospitality expands Caribbean presence with 6 resorts [inc Cayman’s Grand Hyatt]

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Nation’s Largest Hotel Management Company Makes Waves With Addition of Hot New Caribbean Resorts DALLAS, TX – Aimbridge Hospitality, the nation’s largest independent hotel management company, is heating up its international portfolio with the addition of six Caribbean resorts.  The new Caribbean resorts now under Aimbridge Hospitality management include: Curaçao Marriott Beach Resort & Emerald […]

Can the ongoing transformation of publishing businesses fuel a healthy, paid-for news ecosystem?

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By Giles Crosse From Reuters Community Recently, Google News Initiative (GNI) launched a new program, seeking to understand the markets and payment models which might deliver a sustainable news industry for the future. In Part One of this series, we ask: how is the sense of urgency transforming today’s media industry shaking up monetization? In March, FTI Consulting […]

Civil unrest in Puerto Rico forces multiple cruise ships to alter routes

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By Michael Hollan From Fox News Civil unrest in Puerto Rico is forcing multiple cruise ships to alter their itineraries. Royal Caribbean canceled stops in San Juan on at least two of its cruises, affecting passengers on Empress of the Seas and Harmony of the Seas. Some passengers took to Twitter to complain, while others praised the cruise […]

Puerto Rico: Protests over homophobic text messages

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From BBC Thousands have marched in Puerto Rico for the fifth consecutive day, calling for the resignation of Governor Ricardo Rosselló. Protesters are demanding he resign after text messages between Mr Rosselló and his team were leaked on Saturday. The messages contained sexist and homophobic comments including references to singer Ricky Martin’s sexuality. Mr Rosselló […]

NAN’s CARIBBEAN NEWS ROUNDUP – July 17, 2019

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From News America Now News Americas, NEW YORK, NY, WEDNESDAY, JULY 16, 2019: Here are the top news making headlines from the Caribbean, Latin America and their Diasporas for this Wednesday morning July 17, 2019: Everton Anthony Robinson, a Jamaican, is the latest Caribbean national added to the Interpol most wanted Red Notices list. The 49-year-old […]

Destinations of the week

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GO BACK TO BLACK WITH THESE STUNNING CARIBBEAN BLACK SAND BEACHES By Monique McIntosh From Island Origins Now summer has arrived, expect your Instagram feed to fill up with stunning shots of sugar-sand beaches. The Caribbean is full of these blue-sky, white-sand vistas. But just under the radar, the islands also feature some breath-taking black-sand […]

Scuba diving islands

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The Best Under-the-Radar Caribbean Islands for Scuba Diving From Puerto Rico to Guanaja, these islands offer vintage Caribbean diving. From Scuba Diving Divers love the islands of the caribbean. And the atlantic. (We see you, bahamas.) But the secret is more than out about much of the best diving in most of the region. Where, we […]