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Day: December 7, 2014

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‘Me and my Caribbean Queen may have to go our separate ways’

By Dotun Adebayo From The Voice Dotun Adebayo says his wife ‘behaving like a European towards his African family may jeopardise marriage’ Love won’t tear my wife and I apart, but maybe culture will. The fact that she is of…

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Royal Caribbean Cruises Ltd. and Ctrip announce joint venture through SkySea Cruises

MIAMI, Nov. 21, 2014 /PRNewswire/ — Royal Caribbean Cruises Ltd. (NYSE, OSE: RCL) and International Ltd. (NASDAQ: CTRP) today announced that they have agreed to form a strategic partnership through SkySea Cruises, a joint venture which is designed to…

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Former Elmira publisher wants time in Caribbean before serving sentence

By Greg Mercer From Waterloo Region Record TORONTO — Bob Verdun begged Ontario’s Superior Court for mercy Friday, telling a judge he’d like to spend the winter in Barbados before serving out an expected house arrest sentence in Kitchener. The…

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Before Obama – Shirley Chisholm

By Murphy Browne From Caribbean News Now Shirley Anita St Hill was born on November 30, 1924, in Brooklyn, New York. Her parents Charles St Hill and Ruby Seale St Hill were immigrants from British Guiana (father) and Barbados (mother.)…

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The gender bias of global warming

By Parker Liautaud From United Nations Entity for Gender Equality and the Empowerment of Women Parker Liautaud is a polar explorer and climate change campaigner. He has undertaken three expeditions to the North Pole and one to the South Pole….

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Caribbean gorgonian corals highly resistant to ocean acidification

From Frontiers Recently a group of coral scientists found that Caribbean gorgonian corals could calcify and grow under future ocean acidification scenarios. The finding, just published in the online first version of the journal Coral Reefs, has important implications for…

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Nashville insurance broker killed in Caribbean

By Jordan Bule From The Tennessean Edward Netherland moved to the U.S. Virgin Islands to get away, his landlord said, to leave stress behind. Tuesday morning it found him. Netherland, a Nashville-based insurance executive, was found dead in his secluded…

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World AIDS Day: HIV and LGBT stigma in the Caribbean

From HRC Blog December 6, 2014 by Guest contributor IMAGE: AIDS Ribbon Post submitted by Ernest Massiah, Regional Director, UNAIDS Caribbean Regional Support Team World AIDS Day is a time for us to remember all those who have lost their…

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Setting standards in the region: CAA focused on establishing international principles for actuaries

From The Barbados Advocate By next year, actuaries in the region will be required to meet international standards in their various practices. President of the Caribbean Actuarial Association (CAA), Lisa Wade outlined that it was working to maintain the reputation…

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Port Canaveral needs more cruise terminals

By Dave Berman, From FLORIDA TODAY Consultant Luis Ajamil gave Port Canaveral officials lots of good news on the outlook for cruise operations at Brevard County’s seaport. Cruise passenger counts are likely to more than double there in the next…