Tag archive for ‘Caribbean’
By news On Monday, October 23rd, 2017
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Watch a cruise ship submerge when travelling through a storm | Travel News | Travel

The cruise ship was travelling from New York to the Caribbean when it faced the storm. (adsbygoogle = window.adsbygoogle || []).push({}); Rich Baker, the man who filmed the storm and worked on the More...

By news On Saturday, September 30th, 2017
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Is Cuba still safe to travel to after recent mysterious sonic attacks? | Travel News | Travel

Cuba has recently suffered from damage due to Hurricane Irma and Maria, as have many of the Caribbean islands. However, it has now suffered from a wave of “sonic attacks” targeted at US diplomats. At least More...

By news On Friday, September 29th, 2017
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Lloyd’s braces for hurricane profit damage after Harvey, Irma and Maria | City & Business | Finance

The insurance market has begun paying “significant amounts” to those affected by the hurricanes. Losses linked to Hurricane Maria, which made landfall on Caribbean islands this month, have not yet been quantified. Lloyd’s More...

By news On Friday, September 29th, 2017
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Beyonce remixes Latin hit ‘Mi Gente’ to aid disaster relief efforts

LOS ANGELES (Reuters) – Beyonce has released a new single and video to help with relief efforts following the recent natural disasters in the Caribbean and Mexico. “Mi Gente (My People),” a remix of More...

By news On Friday, September 29th, 2017
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World Bank approves $150 million disaster fund for Dominican Republic

WASHINGTON (Reuters) – The World Bank on Thursday approved $150 million in disaster financing for the Dominican Republic to help it better prepare for natural disasters, weeks after the country was pummeled More...

By news On Wednesday, September 27th, 2017
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Jamaica expects tourism boost after hurricanes batter rest of Caribbean

DOHA (Reuters) – Jamaica expects an increase in the number of tourists to the country as travelers rebook holidays to avoid other destinations in the Caribbean that were hit by hurricanes, the country’s More...

By news On Wednesday, September 27th, 2017
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Tillerson to meet Cuba’s foreign minister in Washington as tensions climb

WASHINGTON (Reuters) – U.S. Secretary of State Rex Tillerson will meet with his Cuban counterpart Bruno Rodriguez later on Tuesday, the Department of State said, at a time of heightening tensions between More...

By news On Wednesday, September 27th, 2017
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Travel insurance may not cover you for natural disasters like Mount Agung | Travel News | Travel

Travel insurance is a must when heading abroad, as it covers holidaymakers from theft and injury, among other things. Some Britons still decide to go abroad without any or rely on their EHIC card if travelling More...

By news On Tuesday, September 26th, 2017
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Puerto Rico evacuates area near crumbling dam, asks for aid

SAN JUAN (Reuters) – Many people living near a crumbling dam in storm-battered Puerto Rico have evacuated, Governor Ricardo Rossello said on Monday, as he asked for more government aid to avert a humanitarian More...

By news On Tuesday, September 26th, 2017
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Puerto Rico evacuates area near crumbling dam, asks for aid

SAN JUAN (Reuters) – Many people living near a crumbling dam in storm-battered Puerto Rico have evacuated, Governor Ricardo Rossello said on Monday, as he asked for more government aid to avert a humanitarian More...