- Groper in Bahamas has three plastic bags stuck in its throat
Most people dream of pristine beaches when they think of the Bahamas. However, a new video shows that even the Caribbean archipelago has not escaped the scourge of plastic pollution.
Daily Mail. Wed, 18 Sep 2019 22:15:01 +0100.
- The Cayman Islands Sets The Trend For Marine Conservation Holidays
The Cayman Islands has enacted legislation placing the country at the forefront of Caribbean marine conservation. ...
By Daphne Ewing-chow, Contributor. Forbes. Tue, 17 Sep 2019 16:12:00 -0400.
- Bridal party delivers aid to Hurricane Dorian-hit Bahamas
Rikki Kahley and her friends brought 40 suitcases of donated items to the ravaged archipelago.
BBC News. Tue, 17 Sep 2019 18:43:36 GMT.
- The Bahamas and the Caribbean Have Withstood Hurricanes for Centuries
Europeans came to the islands unprepared for the destructive storms, even as indigenous people understood their massive power
Smithsonian. Tue, 17 Sep 2019 15:25:18 +0000.
- Bahamas: Volunteers set up temporary clinic
Clinic set up by volunteers from International Medical Corps aims to prevent post-hurricane diseases.
Al Jazeera. Tue, 17 Sep 2019 05:25:55 GMT.
- 3 migrants killed, 11 detained after boat sinks in Caribbean: CBP
At least three migrants drowned and 11 were detained.
ABC News. Sun, 15 Sep 2019 19:19:40 -0400.
- The Displaced: When 40,000 desperate Venezuelans hit a tiny island
Four million Venezuelans have now fled their country - but can some of them build a new life in the Caribbean?
BBC News. Sun, 15 Sep 2019 23:06:44 GMT.
- Clean-up resumes in Bahamas as Humberto swirls away
The threat of further storms hasn't stopped residents resuming their recovery efforts in communities devastated by Hurricane Dorian two weeks ago.
Sydney Morning Herald. Sun, 15 Sep 2019 16:37:04 +1000.
- Tropical storm warning discontinued in Bahamas
The Bahamian government has discontinued a tropical storm warning as Humberto moves away from the island nation struggling to recover from Hurricane Dorian.
Irish Independent. Sat, 14 Sep 2019 21:25:19 +0100.
- US Hospital Ship Dispatched for Migrants in Trinidad and Tobago
To help alleviate some of the burden associated with migration, US Navy temporarily deploys USNS Comfort hospital ship near Caribbean nation to provide medical services primarily for Venezuelans stranded there.
Voice of America. Sat, 14 Sep 2019 11:34:08 -0400.
- Bahamian Government Revises Number Of Missing After Dorian Down To 1,300
"The number of people registered missing with the Bahamas government is going down daily," a spokesman for NEMA told reporters, adding that many could be unaccounted for in shelters.
Vanessa Romo. NPR. Fri, 13 Sep 2019 21:06:28 -0400.
- Body of Ontario woman who died in Bahamas headed back to Canada
The body of an Ontario woman killed when Hurricane Dorian slammed into the Bahamas earlier this month will soon be back with her relatives.
CBC News. Fri, 13 Sep 2019 08:12:10 EDT.
- Bahamas Post-Dorian Death Toll Expected to Rise
One week after Hurricane Dorian devastated the Bahamas, leaving some islands in total ruin, relief operations are in full swing. ...
Voice of America. Fri, 13 Sep 2019 03:39:43 -0400.
- MSC Cruises Adds Tampa As New Homeport Starting November 2020
MSC Armonia to sail new attractive four-, five-, and seven-night year-round Caribbean, Mexico and Bahamas itineraries from Tampa.
Travel Industry Wire. Thu, 12 Sep 2019 11:14:22 EST.
- ONE Bahamas Fund Established To Support Hurricane Dorian Relief And Recovery
CONTRIBUTORS INCLUDE JUSTIN TIMBERLAKE, TIGER WOODS, NEXUS LUXURY COLLECTION, RBC AND THE ALBANY COMMUNITY Group pledges $6 million toward Hurricane Dorian relief and recovery ALBANY, Bahamas, Sept. ...
PR Newswire. Thu, 12 Sep 2019 11:05:00 +0000.
- JetBlue flight makes emergency landing in Bahamas after smoke reported
A flight from the Dominican Republic to Orlando made an emergency landing in the Bahamas Wednesday morning after the on-board crew reported a smoke in the cargo hold, a report said.
Fox News. Thu, 12 Sep 2019 03:04:33 GMT.
- Royal Caribbean Boosts Shareholder Value, Hikes Dividend
Royal Caribbean (RCL) focuses on driving shareholders' value. The company hikes dividend by 11%.
Zacks Equity Research. Zacks. Mon, 09 Sep 2019 15:16:00 GMT.
- Tourist-dependent Bahamas says it's still open for business
The Bahamas was on track for a record year of tourism before Hurricane Dorian hit. Now, the outlook for that vital sector is uncertain. ...
Dee-ann Durbin and Adriana Gomez Licon. Washington Times. Sat, 07 Sep 2019 00:05:26 -0400.
- Courtyard By Marriott Bridgetown Barbados To Renovate Guestrooms
Courtyard by Marriott Bridgetown, Barbados has announced that it has renovated its guestrooms and updated its amenities. ...
Hsyndicate. Fri, 06 Sep 2019 12:42:27 +0200.
- FCC promises $950 million to improve broadband in Puerto Rico and Virgin Islands - CNET
The agency says the money will be used to improve speeds and build more resilient networks.
Marguerite Reardon. CNET. Wed, 04 Sep 2019 20:24:00 +0000.
The Caribbean Sea islands consist of the Greater Antilles in the north
and the Lesser Antilles to the east, as well as The Bahamas (which are
actually in the Atlantic Ocean). The Greater Antilles nations
include Cuba, Jamaica, Haiti, and the Dominican Republic. The
Lesser Antilles nations include Antigua and Barbuda, Barbados, Dominica,
and Grenada as well as Saint Kitts and Nevis, Saint Lucia, Saint Vincent
and the Grenadines, and Trinidad and Tobago.
Browse the government websites for in-depth news and information about
selected Caribbean island nations.
The State of Antigua and Barbuda's
capital city is St Johns, and its currency is the
East Caribbean Dollar. English is the primary language
used on these islands, and in 2007, the estimated population
of Antigua and Barbuda was 69,000.
The Commonwealth of The Bahamas'
capital city is Nassau, and its national currency
is the Bahamian Dollar. English is the primary language
used in The Bahamas, and in 2007, the island nation's
estimated population was 306,000.
Barbados' capital city
is Bridgetown, and its national currency is
the Barbadian Dollar. English is widely used in Barbados, and
in 2007, the island's estimated population was 281,000.
The Republic of Cuba's capital city is Havana, and its national currency
is the Cuban Peso. The official language of Cuba is Spanish,
and the country's estimated population in 2007 was 11,394,000.
The Commonwealth of Dominica's capital city is Roseau, and its currency
is the East Caribbean Dollar. English and French are the primary
languages spoken in Dominica, and in 2007, the island's estimated
population was 72,000.
The Dominican Republic's capital city is Santo Domingo,
and its national currency is the Dominican Republic Peso.
Spanish is the primary language of the Dominican Republic,
and the nation's estimated population in 2007 was 9,366,000.
Grenada's capital city is St George's,
and its currency is the East Caribbean Dollar.
The official language of Grenada is English, and in 2007, the country's
estimated population was 90,000.
The Republic of Haiti's capital city is Port-au-Prince,
and its national currency is the Gourde. French and Creole are
spoken in Haiti, and in 2007, the nation's estimated population
Jamaica's capital city is Kingston,
and its national currency is the Jamaican Dollar. The country's
official language is English, and its estimated population in 2007
The Federation of Saint Kitts and Nevis'
capital city is Basseterre, and its currency is the
East Caribbean Dollar. The primary language used
in Saint Kitts and Nevis is English, and in 2007, the islands'
estimated population was 39,000.
Saint Lucia's capital city
is Castries, and its currency is the East Caribbean Dollar.
English is the primary language used in Saint Lucia, and its 2007
population was estimated at 171,000.
Saint Vincent and the Grenadines'
capital city is Kingstown, and its currency is the
East Caribbean Dollar. English is widely used on these islands,
and the country's population in 2007 was estimated at 118,000.
The Republic of Trinidad and Tobago's
capital city is Port of Spain, and its national currency is the Trinidad
and Tobago Dollar. English is the primary language of these
islands, whose estimated population in 2007 was 1,057,000.