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# caribbean - Thursday 12 October, 2017

Donald Trump labelled 'hater-in-chief' as he goes on the attack about Puerto Rico

The US President says they have a financial crisis ‘of their own making’.

# caribbean - Saturday 23 September, 2017

70,000 people ordered to evacuate homes after dam fails in Puerto Rico

Puerto Rico has been ravaged by the storm.

# caribbean - Wednesday 13 September, 2017

Hurricane Irma destroyed or 'significantly damaged' 90% of homes on Florida Keys

The deadly hurricane has killed at least 50 people across the Caribbean and the United States.

# caribbean - Friday 8 September, 2017

'I have nothing. Nothing left': Hurricane Irma leaves 21 dead after ravaging the Caribbean

The hurricane is making its way towards the coast of Florida.

# caribbean - Wednesday 6 September, 2017

Hurricane Irma claims its first two lives - and TWO more massive storms are brewing over the Atlantic

Two people have died on the islands of St Barts and St Martin, with another two people seriously injured.

People urged to take shelter as the most powerful Atlantic storm in history starts to hit

Puerto Rico, the Dominican Republic, Haiti, Cuba and possibly Florida will be hit by the hurricane.

# caribbean - Wednesday 29 March, 2017

# caribbean - Saturday 24 December, 2016

Search called off after woman 'falls overboard from cruise ship'

A 74-year-old woman was reported missing yesterday, a day after the ship set sail from New York.

# caribbean - Wednesday 31 August, 2016

Four-year-old Irish boy drowns in Caribbean pool

Police on the island have confirmed they are treating the incident as a tragic accident.

# caribbean - Wednesday 17 August, 2016

Cruise ship catches fire while out on the Caribbean Sea

Passengers were rescued and no major injuries have been reported.

# caribbean - Wednesday 20 July, 2016

From The42 At the age of 40(!) sprinter Kim Collins will compete at his 6th Olympics Kimpossible

At the age of 40(!) sprinter Kim Collins will compete at his 6th Olympics

The St Kitts and Nevis man has resolved a row with his national body stemming from missed training at London 2012.

# caribbean - Thursday 17 March, 2016

Ever wondered why Montserrat have a day off for St Patrick's Day too?

Today, Montserrat’s connection to an ‘Irish’ identity is strong but this has not always been the case.

# caribbean - Friday 26 June, 2015

# caribbean - Thursday 16 April, 2015

Irishman missing overboard from Caribbean cruise ship

The search is concentrated near the Puerto Rican island of Vieques.

# caribbean - Saturday 4 April, 2015

FBI investigating suspected murder-suicide on Caribbean cruise ship

The deceased man and woman, Americans thought to be around 50, were found in their cabin.

# caribbean - Wednesday 4 February, 2015

From The Daily Edge Diver films octopus' amazing camouflage skills, and it's bloody terrifying Boo!

Diver films octopus' amazing camouflage skills, and it's bloody terrifying

OK, and a little bit impressive too.

# caribbean - Sunday 5 October, 2014

Peace activist rescued after attempting to cross Caribbean in "hamster wheel"

When the Coast Gurard first arrived Reza Baluchi asked them how to get to Bermuda

# caribbean - Friday 5 September, 2014

Unresponsive US plane that flew over Cuba crashes off Jamaican coast

The plane was pursued by US fighter jets until it entered Cuban airspace.

# caribbean - Wednesday 2 July, 2014

Caribbean coral reefs could vanish within 20 years because of humans

Overfishing, pollution and global warming have all contributed to killing off the coral reefs.

# caribbean - Saturday 1 February, 2014

RTE, health insurance, and the Queen: The week in numbers

Plus: What percentage of people aged 50 and older in Ireland are obese?

# caribbean - Tuesday 28 January, 2014

Holiday from hell as 600 aboard Caribbean cruise ship contract norovirus

Hundreds of passengers and crew members fell ill with vomiting and diarrhea according to the the US Centers for Disease Control.

# caribbean - Tuesday 21 January, 2014

Digicel plans €500m investment as Denis O'Brien targets 'massive push' in 2014

In an interview with the Financial Times, O’Brien said that an expected $650m dividend from the company to him “hasn’t been paid yet”.

# caribbean - Wednesday 6 November, 2013

Video: 'Evil' King Joffrey in Haiti with aid agency GOAL

Since arriving on Monday Gleeson has visited a number of the facilities supported by GOAL.

# caribbean - Wednesday 8 May, 2013

Tourists swim for their lives for 14 hours after boat sinks

The brother and sister thought they were going to drown or be eaten by a shark when the found themselves stranded at sea.

# caribbean - Tuesday 30 October, 2012

Cuba urged to allow duty-free imports after storm

Cuba’s government has been asked to help victims of Hurricane Sandy by suspending duties on imports of basic necessities such as food and medicine.

# caribbean - Friday 26 October, 2012

Hurricane Sandy kills 21 in Caribbean, takes aim at US

Forecasters have warned that the massive hurricane could now merge with North American weather systems and morph into a powerful hybrid that US media have dubbed a “Frankenstorm.”

# caribbean - Sunday 26 August, 2012

Isaac's death toll rises to nine as storm moves towards US Isaac This post contains videos

Isaac's death toll rises to nine as storm moves towards US

Storm continues to make its way towards the US coast after bringing heavy winds, rains and flooding to Haiti, the Dominican Republic and Cuba.

# caribbean - Saturday 4 August, 2012

From The42 Kim Collins visits wife, sent home from Olympics Trouble In Paradise

Kim Collins visits wife, sent home from Olympics

“I’m a grown man with kids, about to have grandkids.” Says the (possibly former) St Kitts and Nevis sprinter.

# caribbean - Wednesday 11 July, 2012

Caribbean parasite named after Bob Marley

It was definitely a compliment, according to the scientist who came up with the idea.

# caribbean - Wednesday 20 June, 2012

From The Daily Edge Paradis Lost? Who gets the island in the Johnny Depp split? Work Can Wait This post contains videos This post contains images

Paradis Lost? Who gets the island in the Johnny Depp split?

Johnny Depp and Vanessa Paradis announced this week that they’re to separate. Will there be a row over their private Caribbean island?

# caribbean - Wednesday 6 June, 2012

From Business ETC Denis O’Brien’s Digicel hits profits of more that $1bn Denis O'Brien

Denis O’Brien’s Digicel hits profits of more that $1bn

It’s the first time the telecoms group has reached profits of this level. It operates across the Caribbean, Central America and the Pacific.

# caribbean - Tuesday 17 April, 2012

From The42 Bin Hammam set for hearing as he seeks to overturn ban Plea

Bin Hammam set for hearing as he seeks to overturn ban

The controversial ex-FIFA presidential candidate has taken his appeal to the Court of Arbitration for Sport.

# caribbean - Tuesday 31 January, 2012

Dubliner among six people rescued after boat capsized in the Atlantic

The six rowers, five British and one Irish, were taking part in a challenge to row from Morocco to Barbados.

# caribbean - Monday 22 August, 2011

From The Daily Edge Richard Branson's house burns down - but Kate Winslet escapes Fire

Richard Branson's house burns down - but Kate Winslet escapes

The billionaire’s son reportedly helped Oscar-winning actress Winslet flee the fire at Branson’s Caribbean home.

# caribbean - Wednesday 3 August, 2011

Tropical Storm Emily on path toward Haiti

The UN has put 11,500 troops on standby in Haiti, with the biggest threat to lives believed to be flooding following fatal mudslides in June.

# caribbean - Tuesday 2 August, 2011

Two Irishmen die abroad in tragic circumstances

A 36-year-old man dies on holiday in Portugal, while a 43-year-old is killed trying to foil a robbery in Dominica.

# caribbean - Monday 14 March, 2011

From Business ETC O’Brien to sell Digicel firms to world’s richest man Digicel

O’Brien to sell Digicel firms to world’s richest man

Denis O’Brien’s Honduras and El Salvador telecommunications businesses are to be acquired by Mexican businessman Carlos Slim – recently named as the world’s richest man by Forbes.

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