Opinion: Bad Bunny’s politically charged reggaeton is making waves

Opinion: Bad Bunny is singing it like it is

Editor’s Note: Ed Morales (@SpanglishKid) is a journalist and lecturer at Columbia University’s Center for the Study of Ethnicity and Race and the Craig Newmark Graduate School of Journalism at CUNY. He’s the author of the book “Fantasy Island: Colonialism, Exploitation and the Betrayal of Puerto Rico.” The views expressed are his own. View more … Read more

Opinion: Bad Bunny is singing it like it is

Opinion: Bad Bunny is singing it like it is

Editor’s Note: Ed Morales (@SpanglishKid) is a journalist and lecturer at Columbia University’s Center for the Study of Ethnicity and Race and the Craig Newmark Graduate School of Journalism at CUNY. He’s the author of the book “Fantasy Island: Colonialism, Exploitation and the Betrayal of Puerto Rico.” The views expressed are his own. View more … Read more

The Caribbean – but not as you know it

The Caribbean – but not as you know it

All at sea in the BVIs Clustered more closely than the Caymans, the British Virgin Islands are another good idea for holidaymakers who want more than a single place in the sun. This “overseas territory” is a cornucopia of Caribbean life, its four main outcrops – Tortola, Anegada, Virgin Gorda and Jost Van Dyke – … Read more

Pay pushes Venezuelan teachers to protest, consider quitting

Pay pushes Venezuelan teachers to protest, consider quitting

CARACAS, Venezuela (AP) — Public school teachers across Venezuela had planned to use their annual vacation bonus to buy uniforms for their children, waterproof leaky roofs, get new prescription glasses or fix the pair barely held together by adhesive tape. Some expected to get $100, while others calculated a little more or less depending on … Read more

Jamaica Visitor Arrivals Rebounding Strongly

Jamaica Visitor Arrivals Rebounding Strongly

Jamaica hosted more than 1.54 million overnight visitors in 2021, Ministry of Tourism officials said Tuesday. The country’s 2021 visitor totals were driven by US vacationers, who accounted for 1,278,679 overnight, land-based air arrivals in 2021. While the 2021 arrivals represent a steep decline from the country’s pre-pandemic record of 2.7 million overnight, land-based visitors … Read more

The Neverland Sailing Tribe | Sailing World

Stan Joines with crew on Paladin

Stan Joines, in 2013, races with a young crew recruited from St. Croix Central High School. The former music teacher has been instrumental in getting young islanders on the water. Dean Barnes Stan Joines has been racing in the St. Thomas International Regatta for almost three decades, winning the Performance Cruising class a number of … Read more

Dominican Republic Travel: What You Need to Know for 2022

Dominican Republic Travel: What You Need to Know for 2022

The Dominican Republic is one of the most popular Caribbean countries for Americans to visit. Most notable for its wide variety of resorts and all-inclusives, it boasts beautiful Caribbean beaches, warm water and lively culture. This year is certain to be a popular year for the country, which shares the island of Hispaniola with Haiti. … Read more

Bahamas Travel: What You Need To Know for 2022

Bahamas Travel: What You Need To Know for 2022

The Bahamas is a multi-island nation located north of Cuba in the Caribbean. The country’s islands are known as the Lucayan Archipelago and comprehend islands such as the Exumas, Bimini, Eleuthera, Freeport (Grand Bahama), Nassau, Paradise Island, Rum Cay, San Salvador and many more. Known for its incredible weather, colorful Caribbean culture and some of … Read more

Eased Travel Restrictions Lure Home Buyers To Shangri-La

Eased Travel Restrictions Lure Home Buyers To Shangri-La

The view from a bedroom at Oil Nut Bay in the British Virgin Islands, one of the destinations where … [+] Americans have resumed hunting for vacation homes. Oil Nut Bay While the impact of the latest Covid variants can and will be debated, it’s evident the travel restrictions that accompanied the pandemic have been … Read more

Hospitality & Tourism performance June 2022: Large hotels continue to outperform 2019

Hospitality & Tourism performance June 2022: Large hotels continue to outperform 2019

WILLEMSTAD – The CHATA & CASHA associations jointly publish figures monthly regarding the performance of hotels, alternative accommodations, car rentals and dive schools. In doing so, both associations aim to create a balanced overview of Curacao’s tourism & hospitality sector’s performance and recovery. CASHA presents occupancy figures for June 2022 June was a quiet month … Read more