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#Caribbean

From TheJournal.ie Woman killed after being attacked by three sharks in the Bahamas Caribbean

Woman killed after being attacked by three sharks in the Bahamas

Californian woman Jordan Lindsay (21) was snorkeling with her family when she was attacked by the predators.

From TheJournal.ie Cruise ship quarantined off Caribbean island of St Lucia following outbreak of measles on board Freewinds

Cruise ship quarantined off Caribbean island of St Lucia following outbreak of measles on board

The ship is used as a retreat location by the Church of Scientology.

From TheJournal.ie 'National shame': UK government apologises after threats to deport people who had right to stay Windrush This post contains videos

'National shame': UK government apologises after threats to deport people who had right to stay

Some among the Windrush generation who were granted indefinite leave to stay in the UK have faced deportation.

From TheJournal.ie Donald Trump labelled 'hater-in-chief' as he goes on the attack about Puerto Rico Caribbean

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’.

From TheJournal.ie 70,000 people ordered to evacuate homes after dam fails in Puerto Rico Hurricane Maria

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

Puerto Rico has been ravaged by the storm.

From TheJournal.ie Hurricane Irma destroyed or 'significantly damaged' 90% of homes on Florida Keys Sunshine State

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.

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

'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.

From TheJournal.ie Hurricane Irma claims its first two lives - and TWO more massive storms are brewing over the Atlantic Eye Of The Storm

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.

From TheJournal.ie People urged to take shelter as the most powerful Atlantic storm in history starts to hit Hurricane Irma

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.

From TheJournal.ie Puerto Rican man who bit off the head of girlfriend's chihuahua gets jailed for seven years Animal Cruelty
From TheJournal.ie Search called off after woman 'falls overboard from cruise ship' Queen Mary 2

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.

From TheJournal.ie Four-year-old Irish boy drowns in Caribbean pool Puerto Rico

Four-year-old Irish boy drowns in Caribbean pool

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

From TheJournal.ie Cruise ship catches fire while out on the Caribbean Sea All At Sea

Cruise ship catches fire while out on the Caribbean Sea

Passengers were rescued and no major injuries have been reported.

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.

From TheJournal.ie Ever wondered why Montserrat have a day off for St Patrick's Day too? EXTRACT

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.

From TheJournal.ie Denis O'Brien wants people to buy at least $200m of his company Caribbean Gold
From TheJournal.ie Irishman missing overboard from Caribbean cruise ship Puerto Rico

Irishman missing overboard from Caribbean cruise ship

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

From TheJournal.ie FBI investigating suspected murder-suicide on Caribbean cruise ship MS Ryndam

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.

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

OK, and a little bit impressive too.

From TheJournal.ie Peace activist rescued after attempting to cross Caribbean in "hamster wheel" Walk On Water

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

From TheJournal.ie Unresponsive US plane that flew over Cuba crashes off Jamaican coast Caribbean

Unresponsive US plane that flew over Cuba crashes off Jamaican coast

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

From TheJournal.ie Caribbean coral reefs could vanish within 20 years because of humans Gonezo

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.

From TheJournal.ie RTE, health insurance, and the Queen: The week in numbers Prime Numbers

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

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

From TheJournal.ie Holiday from hell as 600 aboard Caribbean cruise ship contract norovirus Outbreak

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.

From TheJournal.ie Digicel plans €500m investment as Denis O'Brien targets 'massive push' in 2014 Expansion

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”.

From TheJournal.ie Video: 'Evil' King Joffrey in Haiti with aid agency GOAL Haiti

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.

From TheJournal.ie Tourists swim for their lives for 14 hours after boat sinks Shipwreck

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.

From TheJournal.ie Cuba urged to allow duty-free imports after storm Sandy

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.

From TheJournal.ie Hurricane Sandy kills 21 in Caribbean, takes aim at US Hurricane Sandy

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.”

From TheJournal.ie 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.

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.

From TheJournal.ie Caribbean parasite named after Bob Marley Jammin'

Caribbean parasite named after Bob Marley

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

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?

From TheJournal.ie 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.

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.

From TheJournal.ie Dubliner among six people rescued after boat capsized in the Atlantic Rescue

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.

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.

From TheJournal.ie Tropical Storm Emily on path toward Haiti Tropical Storm

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.

From TheJournal.ie Two Irishmen die abroad in tragic circumstances R.I.P.

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.

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.