Caribbean

SXM Festival on the Caribbean island of Saint Martin announces 2017 edition

As the days seem to be getting longer, many turn their heads to summer plans, dreaming of pristine white sandy beaches, cocktails in hand and a smile …

Festivals

Antigua lose second straight as Honduras dominate - Sport

Sport<p>Antigua lose second straight as Honduras dominate<p>Wednesday, February 22, 2017<p><b>SAN JOSE, Costa Rica (CMC) — Honduras produced a ruthless</b> …

Soccer

Here's Why a Caribbean Island You’ve Never Heard of Is About to Blow Up Your Insta

From the little 20-seater DHC-6 Twin Otter aircraft on which I was flying from Barbados, I had a bird's eye view of the superyacht-dotted shoreline …

Bravo TV

RORC Caribbean 600: Line Honors for Rambler 88

(February 22, 2017) – George David’s American Maxi, Rambler 88, finished the 2017 RORC Caribbean 600 on Wednesday, February 22, 2017 at 11 hrs 56 …

Sailing

5 things you MUST see on a trip to the Dominican Republic

Locals in the Dominican Republic have an underlying satisfaction with life that's as infectious as a cold on UK public transport.<p>And the sun-caked …

Travel

5 gorgeous private islands you can visit by cruise ship

First look: Harvest Caye, the Caribbean's newest cruise destination<p>Planning a cruise to the Bahamas or the Caribbean for the first time? There's a concept with which you'll have to become familiar: The cruise line private island. Nearly every major brand has one, and they factor into a wide range …

Cruise Ships

Real Estate: Inside St. Croix’s $15 Million Fairytale Castle

Contessa Nadia Farber’s castle is not in her home country of Bulgaria or her adopted home of Long Island. Rather it sits on a magnificent hill …

Real Estate

Bahamas Diving

The Bahamas… if anyplace in the world is said to have multiple personalities, it would be the Bahamas. With over 3,000 islands and cays, there are …

Scuba Diving

V4/KE1B - V4/W6NN - Saint Kitts and Nevis Islands

Rich KE1B and Anna W6NN will be active from Saint Kitts and Nevis Islands, IOTA NA - 104, 1 - 9 July 2017 as V4/KE1B and V4/W6NN.<br>They will operate on …

New Zealand

Trinidad and Tobago's Newsday : newsday.co.tt :

ILO forum for Kingston<p>Sasha Harrinanan Tuesday, February 21 2017<p><b>A CARIBBEAN Future of Work Forum organized by the International Labour Organization</b> …

Trinidad and Tobago

Ground Provisions: Cooking Cruzan Style with Chef Digby Stridiron

Meet the Virgin Islander who's elevating Caribbean cuisine to a higher level.<p>From doubles to black pudding, there's no shortage of flavor on the …

Cooking

RORC Caribbean 600 Race in Antigua

The ninth edition of the RORC Caribbean 600 Race got underway today from Antigua.<p><b>The high-tech Italian ocean racing trimaran, Maserati Multi70,</b> …

Sailing

Top 10 Things To Do In Las Terrenas, Dominican Republic

In the Dominican Republic beachfront town of Las Terrenas, the sparkling Caribbean and the sands that fringe it are ever-present. As you’re coming …

Travel

Caribbean holidays and food – 10 delicious reasons to visit St Lucia

St Lucia – the palm trees, the sunshine, the combination of wild, craggy coastline and yellow-white beaches are calling.<p>And, if you want another …

UK News

The ‘Parsley Massacre’ Is a Chilling Example of How Quickly a Genocide Can Unfold

Mispronouncing a single word may have cost thousands their livesContinue reading on War Is Boring »

Dominican Republic

A look inside Haiti’s horrifying prisons, where most end up dead or insane

The mortality rate behind bars in Haiti is reaching alarming levels, with 21 inmates dead at the Port-au-Prince penitentiary just last month.

Death Penalty

Carnival Cruise Line Adds 13 Longer Sailings

Carnival Cruise Line has added 13 more sailings to their popular Carnival Journeys program through 2019.<p><b>What is Carnival Journeys?</b><p>A unique collection …

Jamaica by Kayak: Island Bound

<i>David Munger and David Morgan may have similar names, but they’re trying for something unique: the first-ever sea kayak circumnavigation of Jamaica.</i> …

Travel

Top Treasure Worthy Experiences in Jamaica

<i>Beautiful beaches lining its coasts, magnificent mountains throwing a challenge to hikers and reggae music is raring to play an entertainer; Jamaica</i> …

Travel

The Top All-Inclusive Resorts in the U.S. Virgin Islands

Craving a spur-of-the-moment weekend trip? You don’t need a passport to head to the U.S. Virgin Islands, making it an easy option for last-minute …

Hotels

Things To Do In The Caribbean Island Of Antigua

You might remember that time we went to Antigua… well, I went to Antigua and Lloyd went to Barbados for the week and we had a little competition from …

Travel

YCCS Virgin Gorda to host top international regattas in March

by YCCS Press Office today at 2:51 pm March 2017<p>Rolex Swan Cup Caribbean 2015 © Rolex / Carlo Borlenghi<p>The team at YCCS Virgin Gorda, the Yacht Club …

Sailing

Where Canadian tourists flock to in the Caribbean

The Dominican Republic, Cuba and Jamaica topped the leader board as Canadians’ preferred Caribbean vacation destinations for 2016. Canada, normally a robust market for the Caribbean tourism region, recorded a decrease in visits last year for the first time since 1994, which was only the second …

Trinidad and Tobago

How to Spend a Long Weekend in Martinique

If you’ve always wanted to have a jet-setting holiday in the south of France, but aren’t uber wealthy or a celebrity (yet), the tiny French Caribbean …

Travel

VP2MVV - Montserrat Island

Ken, N2ZN is currently active from Montserrat Island, IOTA NA - 103, as VP2MVV.<br>He is working on HF Bands.<br>QSL via home call.<br>Ads for direct QSL:<br>KENNETH …

Travel

Best Hotels in the Caribbean

Caribbean hotels are like the region's many islands—each have their own unique set of amenities, from beautiful beaches and award-winning restaurants …

Hotels

Colorful Karnaval Costumes Show the Vibrant Spirit of Haiti

Haiti's largest annual celebration puts the spirit of the island on display.<p>For Haiti, celebration is a catharsis.<p>And the biggest catharsis takes place during the country's annual Karnaval celebrations, held during the weeks leading up to Mardi Gras.<p>Just as Mardi Gras in the U.S. has been uniquely …

Haiti

Trinidad & Tobago tries to halt fighters to ISIS

PORT OF SPAIN, Trinidad & Tobago – A Caribbean island nation has become an unlikely source of fighters and funding for the Islamic State militant group, prompting an internationally backed effort to stem the flow of money and recruits to Syria and Iraq.<p>Security officials and terrorism experts …

Islamic State (ISIS)

Best Private Island Resorts for Honeymoons

Just you, your new husband, and an untouched swathe of beach. What could be dreamier? For many couples, celebrating their nuptials on a remote private island is the ultimate honeymoon fantasy. And while renting out an entire island for just the two of you can be crazy-expensive, there are some …

British Virgin Islands

Controversial St. Vincent Airport Finally Opens

PHOTO: Argyle International Airport, St. Vincent, back when it was just a proposed site and a plan. (Photo via Flickr/Ian Mackenzie)<p>Argyle …

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