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- Royal Caribbean Extends Operations Suspension Due to Coronavirus
Royal Caribbean's (RCL) Royal Caribbean International, Celebrity Cruises and Azamara Club Cruises extends suspension of its operations due to coronavirus outbreak.
Zacks Equity Research. Zacks. Wed, 01 Apr 2020 14:16:00 GMT.
- Royal Caribbean Group Extends Cruise with Confidence Policy Through September 1
The updated policy enhances planning flexibility by allowing cancellations up to 48 hours prior to sailing for any reason. Guests will receive a full credit for their fare, usable on any future sailing of choice in 2020 or 2021.
Travel Industry Wire. Tue, 31 Mar 2020 12:15:17 EST.
- BA grounds ALL flights to and from Gatwick due to coronavirus
The airline, which jets to Europe, America and the Caribbean from Gatwick, has already mothballed many planes across its UK bases - but is still running from London Heathrow with a reduced schedule.
Daily Mail. Tue, 31 Mar 2020 15:52:44 +0100.
- Long Live David Geffen, Yachtmaster And New King Of Tone-Deaf Instagram Posts
David Geffen's pictures from his yacht in the Caribbean didn't sit well with the millions of people enjoying cramped, lonely coronavirus isolation.
By Abram Brown, Forbes Staff. Forbes. Sat, 28 Mar 2020 20:16:01 +0000.
- Enter for your chance to win CNET's Sony Sound Sweepstakes* - CNET
Five lucky winners will score a Sony WH-1000XM3 wireless noise-canceling headphone. *Our latest giveaway is open to the US, Puerto Rico and Canada (excluding Quebec).
Rick Broida. CNET. Fri, 27 Mar 2020 16:47:00 +0000.
- Puerto Rico Extends Coronavirus Curfew
The US territory extending, adding restrictions.
Voice of America. Fri, 27 Mar 2020 02:16:40 -0400.
- During coronavirus isolation, family recreates Pirates of the Caribbean ride in their house
If you can't go to Disney's theme parks, then just build your own.
Michael Hollan. Fox News. Sun, 22 Mar 2020 17:07:56 GMT.
- Haiti president declares state of emergency over coronavirus
The poorest country in the Americas is under lockdown, with airports, seaports, schools and factories closed.
Al Jazeera. Sat, 21 Mar 2020 10:27:22 GMT.
- Haitian immigrants struggle after Hurricane Dorian
Five months after Hurricane Dorian devastated Marsh Harbour, Abaco, the sounds of children giggling and running echo through the once eerily silent island air. ...
Mackenzie Behm Of Fresh Take Florida News Service. Washington Times. Fri, 20 Mar 2020 12:05:41 -0400.
- Moving summer's England v West Indies Test series to Caribbean 'unrealistic'
England switching this summer's Test series against West Indies to the Caribbean is "unrealistic", says Cricket West Indies chief Johnny Grave.
BBC News. Thu, 19 Mar 2020 15:11:05 GMT.
- COVID-19 Guidelines: How Caribbean Hotels Should Adjust Their Marketing
What a week this has been! We are dealing with an international health crisis which has had a major impact on the Caribbean hospitality industry. ...
Hsyndicate. Tue, 17 Mar 2020 09:25:00 +0200.
- Haiti Closes Border with Dominican Republic, Suspends Most Flights
PM says new restrictions will take effect Monday at midnight and are aimed to keep the pandemic which is sweeping the Caribbean out.
Voice of America. Mon, 16 Mar 2020 02:06:10 -0400.
- Prince Edward and Wallis Simpson's Sprawling Bahamas Estate Is Up for Sale
After abdicating the British throne, Edward was appointed governor of the Bahamas, where he temporarily lived in a lavish home in Nassau
Smithsonian. Fri, 13 Mar 2020 18:14:18 +0000.
- Hot time in the city: Urban lizards evolve heat tolerance
Faced with a gritty landscape of metal fences, concrete walls and asphalt pavement, city lizards in Puerto Rico rapidly and repeatedly evolved better tolerance for heat than their forest counterparts, according to new research. ...
Science Daily. Tue, 10 Mar 2020 09:42:31 EDT.
- 'I don't feel like we're making any progress': 6 months after Hurricane Dorian, Bahamas struggles to rebuild
Canadian charity GlobalMedic is spearheading efforts to get Bahamians working, homes back in liveable condition.
CBC News. Sun, 1 Mar 2020 04:00:00 EST.
- Morgan's Cove is a hidden pirate treasure located in a San Francisco Bay Area back yard
Have you ever wanted to walkthrough the Pirates of the Caribbean ride? You can at this Bay Area home!
Ccg. ABC News. Fri, 28 Feb 2020 17:08:05 +0000.
- 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.
- 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.
- 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.
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.