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Norwegian Bliss to begin inaugural Caribbean season


After a stellar debut on the US West Coast, Norwegian Bliss will begin its inaugural season from PortMiami on Saturday.

Eastern Caribbean cruises will sail weekly to St. Thomas, Tortola and Nassau, though March. In April, the ship will transit the Panama Canal back to Los Angeles for Mexican Riviera sailings before returning to Seattle for a second Alaska season. There, Bliss will be joined by Norwegian Joy, which makes its US debut on April 25 following a refurbishment and sailings in China.

‘Norwegian Bliss’s inaugural season surpassed anything we could have imagined, with guests and travel partners alike championing her innovation and beauty,’ said Andy Stuart, president and CEO, Norwegian Cruise Line. ‘Miami has long been home to Norwegian Cruise Line, and we are especially excited to…

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Carnival Radiance's 2020 inaugural season to include voyages to Europe, Bermuda, Canada/New …



Seven, eight-day voyages visiting beautiful ports in the Caribbean and Bahamas will be offered as well. The program concludes with a 12-day …
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THE FINISH LINE: Inaugural Caribbean Tip-Off Classic shows that ‘you can’t teach height’


By BRENT STUBBS

bstubbs@tribunemedia.net

THE inaugural Caribbean Tip-Off Classic gave Bahamians a chance to see the next two rising young talents in Kai Jones and Samuel Hunter as they prepare for the collegiate ranks next year.

But the tournament also put the spotlight on the high school basketball programme here in the Bahamas and why it’s so important for the players to improve their level of performance.

One thing any coach will tell you is that you can’t teach height.

But compared to the visiting teams that participated, the local teams from St Augustine’s College, CV Bethel Stingrays and CI Gibson Rattlers, as well as Tabernacle Baptist Falcons and St George’s Jaquars out of Grand Bahama, discovered that…

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Inaugural event explores blue economy strategy to drive energy transformation in the Caribbean


Monica La Bennett, Vice-President (Operations) at the Caribbean Development Bank, delivering the keynote address at the Blue Economy Caribbean event, held in Miami on November 6

MIAMI, USA — The Caribbean could transform its energy sector and diversify economic activity by exploring marine renewable energy development, says Monica La Bennett, vice-president (operations) at the Caribbean Development Bank (CDB). She was speaking to over 80 stakeholders and leaders at the Blue Economy Caribbean event held in Miami on November 6 and sponsored by CDB, in partnership with the government of Canada.

“The region has not succeeded in leveraging its coastal resources. These remain largely under-explored, due in part, to the high capital investment costs. To fully exploit marine…

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Saint Lucia commemorates Inaugural JetBlue Mint Service : South Florida Caribbean News


Saint Lucia – Prime Minister, Honourable Allen Chastanet and acting Chief Executive Officer of the Saint Lucia Tourism Authority, Mrs. Tiffany Howard are among officials set to welcome the inaugural JetBlue Mint service on Saturday November 3, 2018.

The flight originating out of Boston Logan International Airport (BOS) is expected to land at the Hewanorra International Airport (UVF) at 12:39 p.m.

The Saint Lucia Tourism Authority is ecstatic…

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Inaugural festival celebrates African films


Courtesy of Kayla M

The Council on African Studies will screen movies that honor the diverse cultural histories of Africa and challenge perceptions of the continent at its inaugural Yale Africa Film Festival this weekend.

In partnership with Yale African Graduate and Professional Students and the Afro-American Cultural Center at Yale, the Council will host five film screenings in locations across New Haven. The film screenings will be accompanied by question-and-answer sessions and panel discussions with film directors on Oct. 26 and 27. Attendees can also purchase tickets for an Afrobeats/Dancehall/Soca after party to celebrate the festival with the filmmakers, panelists and planning team. Yale students will have free admission to…

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