November 18, 2019

Explore Cuba and the Cayman Islands with Star Clippers and Caribtours

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From Time Spent at Sea Tall ship sailing specialist Star Clippers, in conjunction with Caribtours, is offering a package combining its Cuba cruise with luxury hotel stays in Grand Cayman and Havana. Depart the UK on 25 November for Grand Cayman, spending four nights at the Westin Grand Cayman Seven Mile Beach Resort & Spa, […]

Poor Weather Hampers Search for TBM900 Wreckage

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By Chad Trautvetter and Charles Alcock From AIN online The Jamaica Defense Force today is expected to resume efforts to locate wreckage from the Daher-Socata TBM900 turboprop single that crashed into the Caribbean Sea around 14 miles off the northeast coast of Jamaica shortly after 2 p.m. on September 5. Jamaican search efforts were suspended […]

Cuba, DR threat – Single tourism marketing strategy needed

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From Barbados Advocate It’s just a matter of time before America lifts its travel ban on Cuba, and when that happens, a flood of pent up demand will be unleashed, bringing with it a monumental threat to the tourism dependent English-speaking Caribbean. This was the expressed view of Grenadian-based tourism consultant, Brian Samuel, which he […]

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Schoolboys accused of burglaries in Cayman Islands – separate incidents A 14 year old schoolboy appeared in Cayman Islands Summary Court on Monday(25) in George Town Grand Cayman accused of a number of daytime burglaries in West Bay. An adult male was also charged in connection with the same burglaries. The schoolboy was bailed into […]

Obama’s failing wars — the Caribbean front

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By Nil Nikandrov From beforeitsnews The Caribbean is America’s underbelly, and is extremely vulnerable in terms of the superpower’s security. It will suffice to mention the activities of drug cartels in the region that shift tens of tons of drugs into the US, getting round the deeply layered defence system of the DEA and other […]

UND concert choir spreads musical joy across the Caribbean island nation

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By Kate Menzies University & Public Affairs student writer From UND The University of North Dakota’s concert choir knows no bounds. With a sound that carries beyond domestic borders, this group knows how to ignite a crowd. Inspired by a recent partnership between the American Choral Directors Association and Cuba, the UND concert choir traveled […]

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Former Cayman Islands Police Officer sentenced to three years in prison From RCIPS Today [Thu July 24], former Police Officer Elvis Kelsey Ebanks was sentenced to 3 years in prison in relation to four charges of corruption related charges. I would like to iterate that the RCIPS will not tolerate corruption among its ranks; we […]

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Nevis confirms first two cases of Chikungunya disease From Caribbean360 CHARLESTOWN, Nevis, Monday July 7, 2014 (NIA) – The Caribbean Public Health Agency (CARPHA) informed the Ministry of Health, Nevis, of two laboratory confirmed cases of Chikungunya fever on the island. These are the first laboratory confirmed cases of Chikungunya fever for the island of […]

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GAA alive and kicking in the Caribbean [Cayman to be exact] From bula.ie Over 100 men and women took part in a Gaelic Football tournament in the Cayman Islands at the weekend [21/22] Sports reporter Jerome Quinn visited in the Cayman Islands last weekend to see for himself how GAA has never been bigger on […]

Cuba could be the ‘Hong Kong of Caribbean’

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By Harry Alford From The Philadelphia Tribune We first visited Cuba in 2000. There was so much to see that we visited twice that year (August and November). The nation showed so much promise with its health-care system, education standards, natural resources and a population that is significantly Black. The late Arthur A. Fletcher told […]