August 2, 2021

Delray Medical Center receives recognition as one of America’s 50 Best Hospitals by Healthgrades

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Delray Beach, Fla. (February 23, 2016) – Delray Medical Center is once again a recipient of the America’s 50 Best Hospitals Award™. This distinction puts Delray in the top 1% of more than 4,500 hospitals nationwide for its consistent, year-over-year superior clinical performance as measured by Healthgrades, the leading online resource for comprehensive information about […]

Caribbean seaweed will be as bad as last year

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by Kelsey Blodget From Oyster 2015 was a bad year for Caribbean seaweed, and 2016 isn’t shaping up to be much better. The record amount of sargassum that washed up on beaches from Cancun to Antigua marred many a beach vacation and threatened the region’s tourism. Unfortunately, visitors to the Caribbean and Mexico’s Yucatan Peninsula […]

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Canover Watson, FIFA member, charged with fraud in CarePay probe in Cayman Islands Canover Watson (43), a Cayman Islands businessman, a past winner of the Young Caymanian Leadership Award and member of FIFA’s financial monitoring panel has been charged with five separate corruption, fraud, money laundering and breach of trust offenses, in a criminal investigation by […]

Labor Day hurricane/JW Marriott’s 1st Caribbean hotel

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Caribbean convection & Labor Day Hurricane. History of the Bonus Army & the Vets washed out to Sea.. From BobbiStorm From Hurricane Harbor Friday, August 29, 2014 In the Gulf of Mexico there is a large area of convection that has been lingering around a bit too long for comfort and needs to be monitored… […]

A massive great white shark just cruised into the Gulf of Mexico

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From Caribbean360 FLORIDA, United States, Thursday June 19, 2014 – Katharine, a 14-foot-long, 2,300-pound great white shark is making her way steadily towards the Texas coast. The largest ever recorded great white was 21 feet long. Katharine, the great white shark tracked in South Florida Katharine and another great white named Betsy were tagged by […]

Company denies laundering money sent to Cuba

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By Juan O. Tamayo, Miami Herald Caribbean Transfers says it only handled family remittances to the island. A company whose owner stands accused of laundering and sending to Cuba $30 million on behalf of Medicare fraudsters in South Florida says it did nothing wrong and blames a remittance company in Miami and a check cashing […]

Conch fritters: a traditional Caribbean dish

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By Elvira de las Casas From Que Rica Vida Conch fritters are just one more product of the cultural melting pot of the Caribbean, where native foods merged with European and African cuisine to create what we know today as Creole food. The meat of the conch—a large sea snail with a decorative shell—is tough, […]

“What do women like, a female or male OB/GYN?”

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A new trend has developed regarding female patient preferences by the time they have to select the gender of their ObGyn. This trend indicates that women between the ages of 18-28, pre childbirth, are gravitating more towards a female ObGyn. Studies have also shown this new age progression is due to a mutual understanding of […]

Shark drags kayaker eight miles

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From Caribbean360 FLORIDA, United States – American college student Adam Fisk got a lot more than he bargained for when he set out on a routine weekend fishing trip, cruising off the South Florida shore in a red kayak, with a camera mounted on an elastic strap around his head and several fishing poles aboard. […]

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Detention for criminal suspects reduced in Cayman Islands According to the Police (Amendment) Law, 2014, a police custody officer can only authorise the detention of a person without criminal charges for up to 48 hours from the time of the arrest. The police custody officer cannot be directly involved in the criminal investigation that led […]