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An African Island for Castaway Fantasists



When we told friends and colleagues of our plan to escape South Africa's winter for a one-week break on São Tomé and Príncipe, the most common …
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Marijuana News – This Eastern Caribbean Island Makes Marijuana History


News Americas, NEW YORK, NY, Fri. Dec. 14, 2018: The Eastern Caribbean island of Saint Vincent and the Grenadines (SVG), made history this week by becoming the first Organization of Eastern Caribbean States, (OECS) member, to decriminalize marijuana for medical purposes and scientific research.

SVG Minister for Agriculture, Saboto Ceaser, told the OECS that the passing of the Bill in Parliament on Tuesday, December 11th signified the Caribbean island was now positioned to become a leading medicinal cannabis hub.

Traditional cultivators, stakeholders and others also joined the government in celebrating the passage of the bill. The SVG government say it will now move to direct its focus toward implementation of the legal framework for the production of medicinal marijuana.

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Review of Palm Island Resort & Spa in the Caribbean courtesy of Kuoni


Never before have I been worried about writing a travel review.

But as I sit here about to put down in black and white just how amazing our trip to Palm Island – a tiny private island just off Union Island in the Grenadines – was I have to confess I am a little concerned.

Not, as you might think, because of the intense level of jealousy I received from friends and colleagues, but because the regular guests (many of whom have been in excess of 20 times) are so very protective about keeping this Caribbean gem a secret.

Paradise: Palm Island (pictured) is a tiny private island just off Union Island in the Grenadines

Paradise: Palm Island (pictured) is a tiny private island just off Union Island in the Grenadines

Haven: It didn't take Katy long to realise why the regular visitors were so upset about the idea of more people knowing about Palm Island

Haven: It didn't take Katy long to realise why the regular visitors were so upset about the idea of more people knowing about Palm Island

Haven: It didn’t take Katy long to realise why the regular visitors were so upset about the idea of more people knowing about Palm…

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Caribbean News – Guess Where Jeffrey Epstein’s Caribbean Island Is Located?


Billionaire Jeffrey Epstein in Cambridge, MA on 9/8/04. Epstein is connected with several prominent people including politicians, actors and academics. Epstein was convicted of having sex with an underaged woman. (Photo by Rick Friedman/Corbis via Getty Images)

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News Americas, NEW YORK, NY, Fri. Dec. 7, 2018: American financier, billionaire and registered sex offender, Jeffrey Epstein’s alleged sex orgies with teenagers occurred in a Caribbean island with a flamingo-filled lagoon.

Any guess where that island is? It’s a private island near Saint Thomas in the U.S. Virgin Islands called Little Saint James and includes a mansion and guest houses.

The new focus on Epstein and his life come amidst civil lawsuits and calls from US lawmakers on Capitol Hill on Thursday…

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Dodge the Winter Blues with These Hot African Island Escapes


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These African islands are hidden gems perfect for a winter escape.

Despite what the media shows you, Africa is more than poverty and struggle. From stunning beaches, high end shopping, tasty culinary experiences and more, there is another side to the Continent that you…

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This Caribbean Island Is the Latest To Announce It's Banning Single-Use Plastics That Threaten …



The island of Jamaica is bringing us that good news this fall, with an … The ban puts the Caribbean nation at the forefront of plastic restrictions …
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