- Lunch With Mike Coupe, Wonky Bananas, And Why My Next Weekly Shop May Take A Little Longer
How a supermarket in the Caribbean is showing its U.K. counterparts what good looks like and why Mike Coupe's next holiday really ought to be in Barbados.
By Andrew Busby, Contributor. Forbes. Fri, 19 Jul 2019 17:19:00 +0000.
- Bill Clinton golfs in the Dominican Republic despite tourist deaths
Former President Bill Clinton was seen golfing in Punta Cana in the Dominican Republic on Wednesday. The country has been plagued by reports of tourists falling ill and dying at resorts.
Daily Mail. Fri, 19 Jul 2019 13:39:04 GMT.
- Puerto Rico's governor vows to remain in power amid protests
Thousands of people in Puerto Rico marched for another day in San Juan, demanding the governor resign.
Al Jazeera. Fri, 19 Jul 2019 12:23:44 GMT.
- Puerto Rico Governor Resists Calls for Resignation
The governor of Puerto Rico is not backing down despite massive street protests in the capital, San Juan, demanding his resignation. ...
Voice of America. Fri, 19 Jul 2019 02:20:20 -0400.
- Puerto Ricans, furious at their governor, are forging a movement to boot him out
Cruise passengers drifted through the streets of Old San Juan Thursday as shop owners took plywood down from store windows and painted over graffiti demanding Puerto Rico Gov. Ricardo Rossello resign.
CBC News. Thu, 18 Jul 2019 20:32:18 EDT.
- Trump tweets about Puerto Rico being 'under siege' amid violent protests
Trump's tweets come as the unrest on the island grew more violent Wednesday night, when police fired tear gas on those marching in San Juan in protest of Gov. Rossello.
ABC News. Thu, 18 Jul 2019 18:40:13 -0400.
- Delaware woman sues luxury resort in Dominican Republic for $3 million over alleged attack
A Delaware woman who says she was viciously beaten by an employee where she was staying in January while on vacation in the Dominican Republic is suing the resort company for $3 million.
Elizabeth Llorente. Fox News. Thu, 18 Jul 2019 16:15:43 GMT.
- Puerto Rico: Protests over homophobic text messages
Protesters are calling for the resignation of the governor following a leak of homophobic messages.
BBC News. Thu, 18 Jul 2019 15:38:09 GMT.
- Streets Of San Juan A 'War Zone' As Protesters Call For Governor To Resign
Some of Puerto Rico's biggest stars attended, and tensions ratcheted up later when protesters burst through a barricade at the governor's mansion and security forces fired tear gas at the crowd.
Merrit Kennedy. NPR. Thu, 18 Jul 2019 01:30:00 -0400.
- Kempinski Hotels expands in the Americas with its newest luxury property on the Caribbean island of Dominica
Europe's oldest luxury hotel group is proud to bring its rich heritage of attentive personal service and unparalleled hospitality to its newest destination in the Americas. ...
Hsyndicate. Wed, 17 Jul 2019 12:42:00 +0200.
- Bad Bunny stops tour to protest in Puerto Rico
The Puerto Rican megastar has praised the "bravery" of protesters in the country.
BBC News. Wed, 17 Jul 2019 07:10:07 GMT.
- Diamonds overwhelm Barbados at World Cup
The unbeaten Diamonds produced their best performance of the tournament on Monday night to all but ensure they will qualify for the semi-finals.
Sydney Morning Herald. Mon, 15 Jul 2019 22:09:35 +1000.
- Ex-Puerto Rico Govt Officials Arrested in Corruption Probe
In connection with millions of dollars in federal education and Medicaid funds, two former high-ranking Puerto Rico government officials were among six people arrested and charged with conspiracy and other crimes, according to U.S. ...
Newsmax. Wed, 10 Jul 2019 19:47:41 EDT.
- We're giving away up to $1,000 for a Prime Day shopping spree - CNET
Daily chances of winning Amazon gift cards for 10 lucky readers and the prize gets bigger every day. This giveaway ends July 17, 2019 and it's valid only in US and Puerto Rico.
Manuel Flores. CNET. Mon, 08 Jul 2019 07:00:02 +0000.
- A Massive Seaweed Bloom Is Smothering Life from the Caribbean to West Africa
Researchers call it the Great Atlantic Sargassum Belt.
Live Science. Fri, 05 Jul 2019 12:35:00 EDT.
- ASUR Announces Total Passenger Traffic for June 2019
On a YoY basis, passenger traffic increased 3.4% in Mexico, 1.9% in Puerto Rico and 20.7% in Colombia.
Travel Industry Wire. Thu, 4 Jul 2019 11:43:59 EST.
- JetBlue (JBLU) to Start New York-Guadeloupe Service in 2020
JetBlue's (JBLU) Caribbean expansion should attract significant traffic and boost its top line in the process.
Zacks Equity Research. Zacks. Mon, 01 Jul 2019 13:41:00 GMT.
- Chuck Schumer calls for ATF probe of Dominican Republic deaths
NEW YORK — The Senate's top Democrat called on the U.S. ...
Michael Balsamo. Washington Times. Sun, 30 Jun 2019 06:19:16 -0400.
- Mexico Returns 81 Migrants to Haiti Amid US Pressure
Mexico is under intense pressure to reduce the flow of migrants traveling through the country.
Voice of America. Sun, 30 Jun 2019 00:12:13 -0400.
- Dominican Republic deaths: What we know, including two more US tourists incidents
Here's everything we know about tourist deaths and concerning incidents in the Dominican Republic so far.
Yahoo. Fri, 21 Jun 2019 09:59:08 -0400.
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.