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Montevideo, May 23rd 2019 - 01:38 UTC

Tag: Bahamas

  • Monday, April 15th 2019 - 22:44 UTC

    Norwegian Sun begins on Monday popular cruises to Cuba

    The Norwegian Sun will offer four-, five- and seven-day cruises to Havana, Cuba, with select sailings also calling to Key West during its four-day cruises

    Norwegian Cruise Line’s Sun returns to Port Canaveral for the second season of popular cruises from the Port to Cuba, as well as excursions to the Bahamas. Starting Monday, April 15, the Norwegian Sun, which in 2018 became the first home-ported cruise ship to sail from Port Canaveral to Cuba, will offer four-, five- and seven-day cruises to Havana, Cuba, with select sailings also calling to Key West during its four-day cruises.

  • Monday, December 24th 2018 - 14:24 UTC

    Venezuelan Navy repels oil exploring ship, triggers international diplomatic conflict with Guyana

    Venezuela claims its oceanic patrol boat Kariña PO-14 acted in compliance with international law.

    Venezuela's Foreign Minister Jorge Arreaza has demanded that Guyana respect its sovereignty after two ships of the transnational company ExxonMobil were repelled Saturday from what the Bolivarian Navy deemed to be their country's waters. But both the governments of the United States and of Guyana claim it was Venezuela who was in breach of international law.

  • Tuesday, March 14th 2017 - 21:34 UTC

    Death of swimming pigs of Big Major Cay shocks Bahamas

    Running wild on the uninhabited island, swimming out to meet boatloads of tourists the friendly porkers enjoyed a porcine paradise on their island in the sun.

    For many years the swimming pigs of Big Major Cay, also known as Pig Beach, in the Bahamas Exuma island chain, have been a major tourist attraction. Running wild on the uninhabited island, swimming out to meet boatloads of tourists and happily gobbling down the food and snacks they brought, the friendly porkers enjoyed a porcine paradise on their island in the sun.

  • Thursday, May 5th 2016 - 21:12 UTC

    Strong support for the Falkland’s right to self-determination on North American Tour

    MLA Mike Summers (C) with British Consul General in Montreal Nick Baker & Economist Mario Iacobacci

    Falkland Island’s Legislative Assembly member, Mike Summers, recently travelled to North America on a three week trip to gauge support for the Falklands’ right to self-determination from the new Canadian Government. In addition to visiting Canada, MLA Summers also made stops in Miami and the Bahamas.

  • Tuesday, January 12th 2016 - 06:38 UTC

    Cruise ports and island-resorts funded by the same companies, boom in the Caribbean and Central America

    MSC Cruises announced they will be building the largest island development by any cruise line. With US$200 million it will create a private island in  Bahamas

    The Caribbean and cruise ship passengers alike are expected to benefit from at least four new cruise ports that are in the works to open in the region in the next few years. Cruise Fever reports that Harvest Caye in Belize will be the first up and running, with a scheduled opening date of February 16, when Norwegian Jade visits the port to take in the country’s eclectic mix of rainforests, jungle, and coral reefs.

  • Thursday, October 15th 2015 - 07:18 UTC

    Cruise ship industry concerned about escalating crime in the Caribbean

    A Carnival Cruise Line executive reportedly warned Bahamas officials about the crime situation in Nassau, and was considering issuing crime warnings

    Reports of escalating crime in the Caribbean have renewed the debate about how it affects the millions of cruise ship passengers and other tourists who visit the region each year.