- Ricky Martin faces restraining order in Puerto Rico, police say
Representatives for Ricky Martin have denied allegations that led to a restraining order against the Puerto Rican superstar, who has not been charged with any crime.
Ap. ABC News. Sun, 03 Jul 2022 19:49:39 +0000.
- Royal Caribbean Misses The Boat On Technology
Is Royal Caribbean a tech failure?
By Scott Kramer, Contributor. Forbes. Sun, 03 Jul 2022 09:00:00 -0400.
- Singer Ricky Martin hit with restraining order in Puerto Rico
A Puerto Rican judge has issued a restraining order against Ricky Martin, police have said.
Sky News. Sun, 03 Jul 2022 02:06:00 +0100.
- Going away this summer? Make sure to avoid carbon monoxide poisoning
Professionals share the importance of carbon monoxide detectors in any vacation or travel spot after the tragic deaths of three American tourists at a Sandals resort in the Bahamas.
Amy Mcgorry. Fox News. Sat, 02 Jul 2022 16:36:56 GMT.
- Regulator in Puerto Rico Suspends Euro Pacific Bank Operations
An international group of tax authorities had moved two years ago to stop the boutique online bank from serving as a vehicle for suspected tax evasion and money laundering.
Matthew Goldstein. New York Times. Thu, 30 Jun 2022 20:42:57 +0000.
- Ethnic minorities less likely to take up Covid vaccine
Data shows African, Caribbean and Black ethnic minority groups have the lowest uptake in Scotland.
BBC News. Wed, 29 Jun 2022 15:31:18 GMT.
- American tourists were killed by carbon monoxide poisoning while at Sandals Emerald Bay
Carbon monoxide poisoning killed three U.S. tourists found dead at a resort in the Bahamas in May, police announced Tuesday.
Daily Mail. Wed, 29 Jun 2022 14:39:34 GMT.
- Boat with 200 Haitian migrants runs aground off Cuba
They received medical care and humanitarian aid, and will eventually be returned home.
Straits Times. Wed, 29 Jun 2022 07:41:25 +0800.
- Italian Nun Slain in Haiti Hailed by Pope as Martyr
Pope Francis on Sunday hailed as a martyr an Italian missionary nun slain in Haiti, where she cared for poor children. ...
Voice of America. Sun, 26 Jun 2022 16:00:55 -0400.
- Eight bodies found, may be kidnapped workers from Mexican resort
Eight bodies were found on Saturday on Mexico's Yucatan peninsula, and they appear to be those of eight men apparently kidnapped from a resort on the Caribbean coast.Prosecutors in the state of Yucatan said the bodies were ...
New Zealand Herald. Sun, 26 Jun 2022 16:59:18 +1200.
- Charles to commission portraits to mark contribution of Windrush generation
The Prince of Wales will personally choose artists to paint the likenesses of the elderly Britons who travelled from the Caribbean to the UK.
Tony Jones. The Independent. Sat, 25 Jun 2022 23:01:00 GMT.
- World's biggest bacterium found in Caribbean mangrove swamp
- EU pledges $630m to Africa, Caribbean and others for food crisis
War in Ukraine has pushed the most vulnerable countries to food security crisis as grain exports blocked.
Al Jazeera. Tue, 21 Jun 2022 12:53:41 +0000.
- Enphase (ENPH) Energy System Demand Rises in Puerto Rico
The demand for Enphase Energy's (ENPH) Energy System, powered by IQ8 Microinverters and IQ Batteries, escalates in Puerto Rico as the region prepares itself for a prolonged outage season.
Zacks Equity Research. Zacks. Thu, 16 Jun 2022 13:35:00 GMT.
- The Bahamas Eliminates Its Travel Health Visa Requirement For All Travellers
Streamlined Entry Protocols Take Effect 19 June 2022
Travel Industry Wire. 2022-06-15 20:25:59 EST.
- These Salt Flats in Puerto Rico Are Cotton-Candy Pink
The distinct color of Las Salinas comes from a combination of algae, bacteria, salt and water
Smithsonian. Mon, 13 Jun 2022 14:57:05 +0000.
- Meditation Drums And Caribbean Kidnappings: Meet Russia's 'Governor' In Ukraine's Kherson
The Moscow-appointed head of Ukraine's Kherson region said weeks after Russia's invasion that his "soul" was Ukrainian. Now he has a fast-tracked Russian passport.
Radio Liberty. Sun, 12 Jun 2022 19:40:24 +0000.
- Biden Announces Climate Initiatives to Reduce Energy Dependence in Americas
President Joe Biden argued Thursday that his plan to fight climate change and boost clean energy production in the Americas will bring lucrative jobs to Latin American and Caribbean nations. ...
Voice of America. Fri, 10 Jun 2022 00:03:42 -0400.
- British Virgin Islands: UK decides against direct rule of territory
A new administration will be able to make reforms after a report found gross failures of governance.
BBC News. Wed, 08 Jun 2022 15:19:47 GMT.
- Johnny Depp lawyer says Amber Heard 'didn't take accountability for anything'
Lawyers for actor Johnny Depp attribute his victory in a widely followed trial that pitted him against ex-wife Amber Heard to the "Pirates of Caribbean" star being candid about his personal problems. ...
Elizabeth Crisp. The Hill. Wed, 08 Jun 2022 15:11:46 +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 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.