December 13, 2019

Beckham’s Miami franchise move closer to stadium approval after referendum win

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By: Nick Friend From SportsPro media Plans for Inter Miami 73-acre complex still requires approval from city commissioners Internacional de Fútbol Miami, owned by English soccer icon David Beckham, has cleared a major hurdle in its efforts to secure land to build a stadium for Miami’s new Major League Soccer (MLS) expansion franchise. The US$1 […]

US customs faces lawsuit over copied iPhone data

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By Mallory Locklear From engadget US agents seized and copied a woman’s phone as she returned to the US. A US Muslim woman whose iPhone was taken from her by US Customs and Border Protection (CPB) is suing to have her property returned. But the property in question isn’t the phone itself, which was eventually […]

MIA Exhibit Mémoires Encastrées fetes Caribbean culture

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This month, passengers in concourses D and E at Miami International Airport can view the latest exhibition from one of the Caribbean’s great contemporary artists with Mémoires Encastrées (Memory Windows), an exhibit by Haitian-born, Miami-based artist Edouard Duval-Carrié. “To have Mémoires Encastrées at MIA, given the deep cultural commentary of his pieces and its connection […]

MIA to pre-clear Cayman bound passengers

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From Premier Alden McLaughlin’s FB post: I attended the signing ceremony of a new arrangement with the United States today [Tue 16], which will enhance intelligence cooperation and improve the experience of passengers arriving at Owen Roberts International Airport. “This was an initiative of the last Administration. I am pleased that this has progressed since […]

We’re not associated with Florida gun seizure, Caribbean Airlines says

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From Jamaica Observer PORT OF SPAIN, Trinidad — Caribbean Airlines (CAL) is today denying any association with the massive gun seizure at the Miami International Airport on November 13. A statement from the airline insisted that no contraband items were carried or pre-arranged to be carried on any of its flights. “Caribbean Airlines reiterates that […]

Cayman Islands: Statement from Foster’s Food Fair re – Hurricane Irma

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Foster’s Food Fair, Ltd. (Foster’s IGA, Priced Right, and Bay Market) would like to inform our customers that, our shipment was processed and on its way, however, due to North West and Westerly sea’s they’ve been at a standstill and are expected to dock tomorrow (September 12th, 2017) at 6:00 PM. With this being the […]

New Miami-BVI air service runs into some turbulence

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Caribbean News Now From Aviation Pros July 06–ROAD TOWN, Bvi. — The recently announced direct flights operated by BVI Airways between the Terrance B. Lettsome International Airport in the British Virgin Islands and Miami International Airport in Florida appear to have encountered some unexpected turbulence even before take-off. Responding to a news release by BVI […]

New Caribbean startup BVI Airways readies for operations

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By Alan Dron From Air Transport World British Virgin Islands startup BVI Airways is ready to start operations, the company said. “BVI Airways is now open for business,” the airline’s president and CEO Jerry Willoughby said. “We have already received a number of intra-Caribbean charter requests and with our extra capacity are very interested in […]

First commercial flight from the US to Havana in more than 50 years lands in Cuba

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From Caribbean News Now HAVANA, Cuba — An American Airlines 737 took off from Miami International Airport on Monday morning on the first regularly scheduled flight between Miami and the Cuban capital of Havana in more than half a century. “It’s a monumental day of great historic relevance with Miami being the epicenter of the […]

Alaska and Delta airlines approved to commence service to Havana

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From Caribbean News Now WASHINGTON, USA — On Wednesday, Alaska Airlines and Delta Air Lines were both approved by the US Department of Transportation (DOT) to operate scheduled services to Havana, Cuba. In Delta’s case this will represent a resumption of scheduled service to Cuba for the first time in almost 55 years. Flights will […]