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- Zacks Market Edge Highlights: Occidental Petroleum, Expedia, United Airlines, Royal Caribbean and Facebook
Zacks Market Edge Highlights: Occidental Petroleum, Expedia, United Airlines, Royal Caribbean and Facebook
Zacks Equity Research. Zacks. Thu, 27 Feb 2020 13:52:00 GMT.
- Peter Nygard says FBI sex trafficking probe is a 'set up' by Louis Bacon
Nygard claims that Louis Bacon, a billionaire hedge fund manager who has a property next door to him in the Bahamas, is to blame for the FBI launching its probe.
Daily Mail. Wed, 26 Feb 2020 21:32:53 GMT.
- Indiana man to accept plea deal for role in granddaughter's fall from cruise ship
An Indiana man who was holding his granddaughter before she fell from a cruise ship window and plunged to her death in Puerto Rico has agreed to a plea deal "to help end part of this nightmare."
CBC News. Wed, 26 Feb 2020 12:52:50 EST.
- Grandfather charged in granddaughter's cruise ship death accepts plea deal
The grandfather accused of dropping his granddaughter from an 11th floor window of a cruise ship docked in Puerto Rico last year is accepting a plea deal.
ABC News. Wed, 26 Feb 2020 11:19:47 -0500.
- ASUR 4Q19 Passenger Traffic Increased 3.6% YoY in Mexico, 18.1% in Puerto Rico and 9.4% in Colombia
Revenues increased 15.8% YoY to Ps. 4,544.4 million.
Travel Industry Wire. Tue, 25 Feb 2020 11:57:03 EST.
- Bank of the Bahamas Selects Newgen Software to Automate Retail Lending and Account Opening Processes
NASSAU, Bahamas, Feb. ...
PR Newswire. Tue, 25 Feb 2020 12:30:00 +0000.
- In pictures: Haiti capital's streets blocked as protests spread
Barricades are erected in Port-au-Prince amid unrest by police officers over working conditions.
BBC News. Tue, 25 Feb 2020 11:50:01 GMT.
- Renowned Caribbean Hotelier Sir Royston O. Hopkin KCMG, Owner Of Spice Island Beach Resort, Grenada, Passes On
GRAND ANSE BEACH, GRENADA - Sir Royston O. Hopkin KCMG, owner and chairman of the award-winning Spice Island Beach Resort in Grenada (www.SpiceIslandBeachResort.com) has died following complications from heart surgery. ...
Hsyndicate. Tue, 25 Feb 2020 12:24:00 +0200.
- Haiti gunfight: Protesting police exchange fire with army
Haitian police exchanged fire with soldiers during a protest in the capital.
Al Jazeera. Mon, 24 Feb 2020 12:37:49 GMT.
- Students from India learn US dairy practices
SHERRILL, Iowa (AP) - When they first set foot in Iowa, Ankita Rani and Arubam Mona quickly realized they were about to experience something entirely new. ...
Jeff Montgomery. Washington Times. Sat, 22 Feb 2020 01:01:11 -0500.
- 5 Female Chefs In The Caribbean Who Are Changing The Way We Look At Food
Women have long ruled the kitchens of the Caribbean but restaurants of the region do not depict this norm. ...
By Daphne Ewing-chow, Contributor. Forbes. Thu, 20 Feb 2020 18:16:50 +0000.
- Haiti Political Morass Fuels Growing Crisis of Hunger, Malnutrition
A drought has ravaged the crops, and the gourde currency has collapsed, making imported food unaffordable for many Haitians.
Voice of America. Thu, 20 Feb 2020 05:45:44 -0500.
- EU puts Cayman Islands on tax haven blacklist
It is the first UK overseas territory to be named and shamed by the EU for not cracking down on tax abuse.
BBC News. Tue, 18 Feb 2020 22:52:51 GMT.
- Enter for your chance to win a Samsung Galaxy S20 Ultra* - CNET
CNET's new giveaway will send one lucky winner home with Samsung's latest and greatest. *It's open to residents of US, Canada and Puerto Rico.
Rick Broida. CNET. Mon, 17 Feb 2020 22:39:00 +0000.
- HanesBrands awarded for CSR work in Latin America factories
Basic apparel and activewear maker HanesBrands has been awarded two more accolades for best practices in corporate social responsibility at its manufacturing operations in Central America and the Caribbean.
Just Style. Fri, 14 Feb 2020 14:25:00 GMT.
- Caribbean sharks in need of large marine protected areas
Governments must provide larger spatial protections in the Greater Caribbean for threatened, highly migratory species such as sharks, is the call from a diverse group of marine scientists.
Science Daily. Thu, 13 Feb 2020 17:59:17 EST.
- Puerto Rico government loses $2.6 million in phishing scam
SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico — Puerto Rico's government has lost more than $2.6 million after falling for an email phishing scam, according to a senior official. ...
Danica Coto. Washington Times. Wed, 12 Feb 2020 19:41:50 -0500.
- Coronavirus testing will keep a Royal Caribbean cruise ship's passengers in NJ until Monday, company says
The Royal Caribbean cruise ship Anthem of the Seas, which has been docked in Bayonne, N.J., since Friday over coronavirus concerns, will remain there until Monday, company officials said Saturday.
Dom Calicchio. Fox News. Sun, 09 Feb 2020 11:23:25 GMT.
- Australia pushes for change of guard at Commonwealth Secretariat
Baroness Scotland's quest for a second term has strong support from some Caribbean nations but Australia and others are of a different view.
Bevan Shields. Sydney Morning Herald. Fri, 07 Feb 2020 18:53:00 +1100.
- Volunteers Create Puerto Rico's First Quake-Damage Inspection Program
Two structural engineers, originally from Puerto Rico, mobilized a team to inspect houses, at no cost to owners, damaged in the island's Jan. 7 quake.
Engineering News-Record. Tue, 04 Feb 2020 15:06:00 -0500.
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.