December 5, 2020

Caribbean Tourism Organization’s SG Saddened By Hurricane Matthew’s Impact

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From South Florida Caribbean News Statement By Hugh Riley, Secretary General The Caribbean Tourism Organization On The Effect Of Hurricane Matthew BRIDGETOWN, Barbados – The Caribbean Tourism Organization (CTO) is deeply saddened by the tragic loss of life and the extensive damage inflicted on our member countries and neighbours by the dangerous Hurricane Matthew, described […]

El Faro’s data recorder recovered from sea bottom

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BY ERIC RUSSELL From Portland Press Herald Investigators hope the device can provide information about what led to the sinking of the cargo ship last fall, killing its entire crew, including five people with Maine ties. A little more than 10 months after the cargo ship El Faro sank in the Caribbean Sea during Hurricane […]

2015 Atlantic Hurricane Season: Caribbean affected mostly by a strong El Niño. La Nina could be in for the 2016 season

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From Soualiga News Today MIAMI/SINT MAARTEN – The 2015 Atlantic Hurricane Season is just about to come to a close on Monday, November 30th. This feature provides an analysis of the 2015 season and a brief look ahead at the 2016 season. Brian McNoldy, works in cyclone research at the University of Miami’s world-renowned Rosenstiel […]

UPDATE: Search resumed for missing American cargo sShip ‘El Faro’ near the Bahamas

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By Mike Schuler From gCaptain Update (Saturday 11 a.m. EDT) – The search for the missing El Faro with 33 crewmembers resumed Saturday morning near the Bahamas. Coast Guard search operations were suspended overnight and resumed at first light this morning. Search and rescue assets deployed include three C130 aircraft, a USCG Helo helicopter, a […]