November 15, 2019

Prince Charles and Camilla Plan a Royal Tour of the Caribbean, including a Historic Visit to Cuba (and to Cayman Islands)

Pin It

by Chloe Foussianes From Town & Country Magazine Pince Charles and Camilla, the Duchess of Cornwall, have quite the trip planned for later this spring. From the March 17-29, the royal couple will be traveling through the Caribbean, visiting a whopping six different countries and one overseas territory. As a part of their tour, Charles and Camilla will […]

US: A Keys couple stole a sailboat for a Caribbean honeymoon. Now they’re off to prison

Pin It

By Gwen Filosa From Miami Herald This Florida Keys-inspired honeymoon ended in prison time. A federal judge Monday sentenced a Keys couple to 2 1/2 years in prison for stealing a 40-foot catamaran sailboat they took to Cuba in search of a romantic adventure on the high seas after quitting their jobs. Prosecutors had asked […]

Caribbean from Space

Pin It

SAILING OVER THE CARIBBEAN FROM THE INTERNATIONAL SPACE STATION From Astro Biology Magazine Portions of Cuba, the Bahamas and the Turks and Caicos Islands are viewed from the International Space Station. For more on this story go to: https://www.astrobio.net/image-of-the-day/sailing-over-the-caribbean-from-the-international-space-station/

OPINION: So, what’s next? [No star countries]

Pin It

From Jolly Green I recently read with great interest an article in which Tobago was described as a two-star country.However, when you look at countries and attach stars to them, you may well notice there are several no star Caribbean countries, and even a couple which are reverse or minus star countries. Countries which were […]

Havana tornado: Cuba’s capital hit by rare twister

Pin It

From BBC Three people are dead and more than 172 injured after a rare tornado ripped through Cuba’s capital, Havana. With wind speeds of up to 100km/hr (60 mph), the first tornado to hit the city in decades uprooted trees and cut power in poor areas late on Sunday. President Miguel Diaz-Canel met emergency crews […]

The Editor speaks: Dengue fever is the Caribbean curse and Zika is back in Cuba

Pin It

The Cayman Islands government have issued a press release we have published today warning Cayman Islands’ residents to be aware of the symptoms of dengue as a precaution following increased activity in the region. Please make sure you read the story headlined “Dengue prevention and awareness urged” and take note of all the symptoms outlined […]

Cuba’s hidden Zika outbreak

Pin It

By Don Ward Hickett From Precision Vaccinations Will Zika continue in California, the Caribbean, Florida, and Puerto Rico in 2019? January 8th, 2019 – A recent study highlights how the Zika virus may still be spreading in the Americas, including the island of Cuba.  This study says Cuban authorities didn’t follow the agreed to the practice of notifying […]

CIMH warns of possible drought in most Caribbean countries

Pin It

From RJR News Online The Barbados-based Caribbean Institute for Meteorology and Hydrology (CIMH) says chances of drought and recurrent dry spells have increased except in the Bahamas and Cuba during the first three months of this year.  The CIMH, in its Caribbean Climate Outlooks released Tuesday, said with an El Niño on forecast, chances of […]

Chef Eric Ripert talks Caribbean cooking, adventurous eating, and his prediction for 2019’s biggest food trend

Pin It

By Joey Skladany From Chowhound It is all too common for us to welcome a new year by restricting food intake, adopting fad diets, and ultimately failing at both of these endeavors. At Chowhound, our alternative mission is to take readers out of their food ruts so they’re forced to try *new* cuisine that may inspire, enhance, […]

Guyana: State says President Granger is speaking – disputes article

Pin It

By Wonita Stephens From Guyana Guardian The Ministry of the Presidency is saying that contrary to an article which appeared in this publication today with the headline “President Cannot Speak – Cancer Is In The Throat”, the president is speaking. The administration also stood by the first diagnosis but did not outrightly say whether the […]