Caribbean

The Freewinds cruise ship
Bradley Lacan/AP
May 03, 2019 - 5:45 pm
WILLEMSTAD, Curacao (AP) — Authorities in Curacao announced Friday they will quarantine a ship with 300 people aboard that is heading to the Dutch Caribbean island after they were banned from disembarking in nearby St. Lucia because of a confirmed case of measles. Health officials said they will...
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Rami Malek attends the 2019 Time 100 Gala at at Frederick P. Rose Hall, Jazz at Lincoln Center in New York.
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April 25, 2019 - 9:08 am
By Jake Coyle, AP Film Writer NEW YORK (AP) — The 25th James Bond movie and Daniel Craig's fifth and final installment as 007 is heading home to Jamaica. Craig, Bond producers Barbara Broccoli and Michael G. Wilson, and director Cary Fukunaga on Thursday launched the film from the Caribbean island...
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Royal Caribbean's Voyager of the Seas is headed for the Western Caribbean out of Galveston, Texas.
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February 18, 2019 - 11:56 am
By Tamara Hardingham-Gill, CNN (CNN) -- "Golden Girls" fans have been given the biggest gift, but they'll have to get on board next winter to see the card attached. Picture this: A special Western Caribbean Cruise cruise celebrating the iconic sitcom has just been confirmed for next winter, and it...
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Dreamstime
February 01, 2019 - 3:30 am
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — Timing is everything. In case you haven't noticed, Valentine's Day falls on a Thursday this year, immediately followed by Presidents Day weekend. Simply take two vacation or comp days and score a five-day couple's getaway. The where and how is up to you. But here are...
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Elderly Frenchman sets sail across the Atlantic -- in a barrel
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December 27, 2018 - 11:00 am
By Rob Picheta, CNN (CNN) — A 71-year-old Frenchman has set off across the Atlantic Ocean in a large orange barrel, hoping to float to the Caribbean by the end of March. Jean-Jacques Savin left the Canary Islands, off the coast of west Africa, on Wednesday, in a sophisticated barrel-shaped capsule...
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Tortola in the Virgin Islands
Jay Lloyd/KYW Newsradio
December 06, 2018 - 1:22 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — When winter winds begin to blow at home, you can always rely on warm breezes and swaying palms to the south. Just imagine yourself and a couple of friends on your own chartered sailboat. You voyage on a coral blue sea from island to island, coming and going as your...
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Philly Caribbean Festival
Justin Udo | KYW Newsradio
Justin Udo
August 19, 2018 - 1:42 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — The rain was no match for the people determined to celebrate the 32nd annual Philly Caribbean Festival at Penn's Landing Sunday . Several of the people who came out to taste traditional eats and browse items from local vendors said the event has something for everyone...
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France's starting players pose for a team photo at the beginning of he quarterfinal match between Uruguay and France at the 2018 soccer World Cup in the Nizhny Novgorod Stadium, in Nizhny Novgorod, Russia.
AP Photo/Natacha Pisarenko, File
July 10, 2018 - 9:38 am
By Angela Charlton, Associated Press PARIS (AP) — When France's xenophobic fringes disparage the country's diverse World Cup team as more African than European, fans say, "So what?" And then respond with a resounding "Allez les Bleus!" At a time when populist politicians are trying to choke off or...
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an Army soldier, right, and a Marine stand in front of the gates that separate the Cuban side from the Guantanamo Bay U.S. Naval Base
AP Photo/Ramon Espinosa
June 07, 2018 - 9:41 pm
By Ben Fox, Associated Press GUANTANAMO BAY NAVAL BASE, Cuba (AP) — A new dining hall for guards at the Guantanamo Bay detention center has a shimmering view of the Caribbean and a lifespan of 20 years. Barracks scheduled to start getting built next year are meant to last five decades. And the...
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