- Connecticut banker charged with manslaughter in Anguilla reveals shocking voicemail threats
Scott Hapgood, 46, this week refused to return to the Caribbean island for a court hearing, citing the vicious death threats he has received and concerns about receiving a fair trial.
Daily Mail. Tue, 12 Nov 2019 21:21:17 GMT.
- MSC Cruises Welcomes MSC Meraviglia To Her New Homeport In Miami
MSC Meraviglia is MSC Cruises' largest ship to come to North America and marks the first time MSC Cruises will have four distinct cruise ships sailing from South Florida to the Caribbean.
Travel Industry Wire. Mon, 11 Nov 2019 12:12:38 EST.
- Canadian Imperial (CM) to Sell Stake in CIBC FirstCaribbean
Canadian Imperial (CM) to divest 66.7% stake in CIBC FirstCaribbean to GNB Financial amid tough operating scenario in the Caribbean market.
Zacks Equity Research. Zacks. Mon, 11 Nov 2019 13:07:00 GMT.
- Win a Zwilling cookware set, Instant Pot and more* - CNET
Join our Thanksgiving giveaway for a chance to be the lucky winner of a prize package that also includes an air fryer and carving set. *No purchase necessary. Open to the US, Puerto Rico and Canada only.
Tania González. CNET. Mon, 11 Nov 2019 08:01:00 +0000.
- WATCH: Connecticut man charged in Caribbean killing
Scott Hapgood claims that it was an act of self-defense and he has received bipartisan political support in the U.S.
ABC News. Sun, 10 Nov 2019 10:00:41 -0500.
- Win a limited-edition Death Stranding PS4 Pro* - CNET
The prize bundle comes with a custom 1TB PS4 Pro system and a custom wireless controller. *No purchase necessary. Valid only in the United States, Puerto Rico and Canada. See rules for details.
Tania González. CNET. Thu, 07 Nov 2019 04:17:05 +0000.
- Todd Chrisley, wife Julie denied Cayman Islands trip despite settling $2M tax evasion case
Todd Chrisley and his wife Julie's request to travel to the Cayman Islands for a Thanksgiving vacation was denied, according to a TMZ report.
Julius Young. Fox News. Thu, 07 Nov 2019 01:21:25 GMT.
- FBI arrests Puerto Rico senator, 7 more in corruption probe
FBI agents arrested Puerto Rico Sen. Abel Nazario and seven other people early Wednesday as part of an investigation into corruption in the U.S. territory.
Newsmax. Wed, 06 Nov 2019 07:19:24 EDT.
- Ancient bone protein reveals which turtles were on the menu in Florida, Caribbean
Thousands of years ago, the inhabitants of modern-day Florida and the Caribbean feasted on sea turtles, leaving behind bones that tell tales of ancient diets and the ocean's past. ...
Science Daily. Mon, 04 Nov 2019 14:16:58 EST.
- US extends protection for 6 nations' migrants for a year
TEGUCIGALPA, Honduras (AP) - The U.S. Department of Homeland Security announced Friday it is extending temporary protected status coverage for migrants from El Salvador, Haiti, Honduras, Nepal, Nicaragua and Sudan through Jan. 4, 2021. ...
Washington Times. Fri, 01 Nov 2019 21:25:34 -0400.
- Haiti Police Fire on Protesters Blocking National Palace Entrance
Exasperated officers shot at protesters after they pelted them with rocks as they attempted to dismantle their makeshift barricades.
Voice of America. Fri, 01 Nov 2019 07:13:24 -0400.
- Civic Nation BrandVoice: Everyone Has A Voice. Make Yours Heard.
Whether you live in a large metropolitan area such as New York City or Los Angeles, in Small Town, USA, or in a tiny territory like the U. S. Virgin Islands, politics matter.
By Usow Ambassador Voice For Civic Nationvoice. Forbes. Wed, 30 Oct 2019 20:10:57 +0000.
- Artist explores the 'dirty secrets' of Scotland's colonial past
Barbados-born artist Alberta Whittle explores Scotland's relationship with colonialism in an Edinburgh exhibition.
BBC News. Wed, 30 Oct 2019 01:04:09 GMT.
- Royal Caribbean toddler death: Grandfather charged over cruise ship fall
The family blamed the cruise ship but Puerto Rican authorities say it was 'negligent homicide'.
BBC News. Tue, 29 Oct 2019 11:59:34 GMT.
- Grandfather charged in Puerto Rico cruise ship death
A grandfather who police say dropped his young niece from the 11th deck of a cruise ship docked in Puerto Rico in July has been accused of negligent homicide.
Irish Independent. Mon, 28 Oct 2019 21:40:16 +0000.
- Elevator Program Celebrates 20 years in the Caribbean and Latin America
This year, Hilton celebrates the 20th anniversary of its Elevator Program in the Caribbean and Latin America, just in time for open recruitment season. ...
Hsyndicate. Mon, 28 Oct 2019 15:24:35 +0200.
- Two dead as hundreds of police, supporters march in Haiti
Anger has been growing in the country since August due to a national fuel shortage, as protests turn violent.
Al Jazeera. Mon, 28 Oct 2019 04:48:39 GMT.
- US Deplores Haiti Gridlock, Urges Dialogue to Resolve Nation's Problems
US Embassy in Haiti breaks silence, tweets American position on Haiti's crisis.
Voice of America. Fri, 25 Oct 2019 17:43:44 -0400.
- Juan Soto Of The Nationals Brings Dominican Zest To The World Series
He's one of many Dominican players in the major leagues. In fact, every team has a training academy in the Dominican Republic.
David Lagesse. NPR. Fri, 25 Oct 2019 15:46:28 -0400.
- Tony Perrottet's Cuba
Read Smithsonian contributor Tony Perrottet's coverage of the Caribbean island
Smithsonian. Thu, 24 Oct 2019 15:35:44 +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.