- United Airlines Launches Pre-Flight COVID-19 Testing From U.S. To Latin America And Caribbean
New international routes out of the United States are slowly starting to expand thanks to wider COVID-19 measures taken by legacy air carriers.
By Grant Martin, Contributor. Forbes. Wed, 25 Nov 2020 12:01:21 -0500.
- Windrush generation: UK 'unlawfully ignored' immigration rules warnings
The treatment of people who came to the UK from the Caribbean added to historic injustices, a report says.
BBC News. Wed, 25 Nov 2020 01:57:07 GMT.
- United Airlines (UAL) to Offer Houston Customers COVID-19 Tests
United Airlines (UAL) ramps up coronavirus testing efforts by planning to launch testing option for customers traveling from Houston, TX to select destinations in Latin America and the Caribbean.
Zacks Equity Research. Zacks. Tue, 24 Nov 2020 15:31:00 GMT.
- Jeffrey Epstein prosecutors ask Glenn Dubin to hand over documents between pedophile and his kids
Officials in the US Virgin Islands - where Epstein owned a private island - filed a subpoena in September seeking the documents.
Daily Mail. Mon, 23 Nov 2020 22:52:52 GMT.
- United Introduces Customer COVID-19 Testing from Houston to Latin American and Caribbean Destinations
United and Advanced Diagnostic Laboratory team up to offer self-collected, mail-in COVID-19 tests to help ensure travelers meet country entry requirements.
Travel Industry Wire. 2020-11-23 17:17:46 EST.
- The Caribbean islands poisoned by a carcinogenic pesticide
On Martinique and Guadeloupe a pesticide has poisoned the soil and water and caused many cases of prostate cancer.
BBC News. Fri, 20 Nov 2020 00:42:03 GMT.
- Arecibo Observatory, a Great Eye on the Cosmos, Is Going Dark
The radio telescope in Puerto Rico has to come down before it collapses.
Dennis Overbye. New York Times. Thu, 19 Nov 2020 22:10:22 +0000.
- Haitian Protesters Clash with Police During Call for President to Resign
Demonstrators accuse Jovenel Moise of corruption on 217th anniversary of decisive battle in war for independence from France.
Voice of America. Thu, 19 Nov 2020 06:53:19 -0500.
- Hurricane Iota roars onto Nicaragua in second blow in two weeks
Hurricane Iota battered Nicaragua with screeching winds and pounding surf on Tuesday local time, chasing tens of thousands of people from their homes along the same stretch of the Caribbean coast that was devastated by an ...
New Zealand Herald. Wed, 18 Nov 2020 09:29:16 +1200.
- Cable Failures Endanger Renowned Puerto Rico Radio Telescope
- Royal Caribbean says thousands of people want to volunteer for trial cruises
A free vacation sounds pretty sweet right about now.
Janine Puhak. Fox News. Fri, 13 Nov 2020 18:19:39 GMT.
- Hurricane Center: An Iota could follow Tropical Storm Eta's deadly path
Hurricane experts are closely watching the Caribbean, where Tropical Depression 31 could be named Iota by Saturday.
Ap. ABC News. Fri, 13 Nov 2020 17:00:30 +0000.
- Cruise Ship Forced to Dock After 5 Passengers Test Positive for Coronavirus in Caribbean
The 53 passengers and 66 crew members are reportedly self-quarantining aboard the ship.
Voice of America. Fri, 13 Nov 2020 05:30:59 -0500.
- Youngest ever recipient of Merchant Navy Medal was 'just doing his job'
A 24-year-old from Devon has become the youngest person to ever receive the Merchant Navy Medal, after a daring pitch-black rescue in the Caribbean.
Sky News. Wed, 11 Nov 2020 15:43:00 +0000.
- Puerto Rico finds 126 briefcases of uncounted ballots a week after election
SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico — Puerto Rico's elections commission said Tuesday that it has discovered more than 100 briefcases containing uncounted ballots a week after the U.S. ...
Danica Coto. Washington Times. Tue, 10 Nov 2020 21:02:06 -0500.
- Cuba, Florida brace for storm Eta after deadly toll in Central America
Cuba's meteorology office warned on Saturday of torrential rain and flooding as tropical storm Eta churned northwards towards the Caribbean island, and on track to Florida, after killing more than 70 people in Central America last week.
Sydney Morning Herald. Sun, 08 Nov 2020 01:07:25 +1100.
- Spain to buy ship to try and track down sunken treasure
More than 700 shipwrecks have been located, mostly in the Caribbean
Graham Keeley. The Independent. Fri, 06 Nov 2020 16:18:12 GMT.
- Storm Eta lashes Nicaragua with rains, deadly mudslides
The long-term forecast shows Eta taking a turn over Central America and then reforming in the Caribbean.
Al Jazeera. Wed, 04 Nov 2020 20:16:42 +0000.
- Amy Coney Barrett responds to 'White colonizers' attack over adopted children
An emotional Judge Amy Coney Barrett said Tuesday that her family has been hurt by "cruel" comments from anti-Trump opponents who derided her adoption of two children from Haiti. ...
Stephen Dinan. Washington Times. Tue, 13 Oct 2020 20:34:42 -0400.
- Sea star's ability to clone itself may empower this mystery globetrotter
The identity of wild cloning sea star larvae has been a mystery since they were first documented in the Caribbean. ...
Science Daily. Tue, 13 Oct 2020 19:10:19 EDT.
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 2020, the estimated population
of Antigua and Barbuda was 97,929.
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 2020, the island nation's
estimated population was 393,244.
Barbados' capital city
is Bridgetown, and its national currency is
the Barbadian Dollar. English is widely used in Barbados, and
in 2020, the island's estimated population was 287,375.
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 2020 was 11,326,616.
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 2020, the island's estimated
population was 71,986.
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 2020 was 10,847,910.
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 2020, the country's
estimated population was 112,523.
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 2020, 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 2020
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 2020, the islands'
estimated population was 53,199.
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 2020
population was estimated at 183,627.
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 2020 was estimated at 110,940.
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 2020 was 1,399,488.