Saint Kitts and Nevis News
13 Hotel Deals for Every Summer Weekend
Who said it was impossible to find a travel deal in the summer months? While it's true airfare's generally higher and hotel prices go up in the popular family-travel months of summer, there are deals available . . . if you know where to look. Generally, you'll find the best deals in places that are
Kevin Trudeau: Chasing the Dream Seller
CHICAGO — The controversial TV infomercial pitchman Kevin Trudeau is facing possible incarceration for his failure to pay a $37.6 million court-ordered sanction entered against him three years ago over misleading television ads for his weight-loss book. Trudeau, an ex-felon who built an infomercial
Royal Caribbean Cruisers Ill With Apparent Norovirus
A Royal Caribbean cruise ship has returned to port with more than 100 passengers sickened by a stomach illness thought to be norovirus. Vision of the Seas returned to Port Everglades, Fla., after an 11-night Caribbean cruise. One hundred five passengers and three crew members fell ill, the cruise
The Global Note: A Hurricane for Haiti?…From Aleppo, A Final Dispatch…Now, The Paralympics…Prince Harry's Vegas Adventure
HERE COMES ISAAC At the moment it’s a minor storm – with winds close to 45 mph – but not for long. The National Hurricane Center reports that Isaac could become a hurricane by Thursday as it approaches the Caribbean. A hurricane watch has been...
China Outplays Taiwan in Cricket Diplomacy
China has used the Cricket World Cup in the West Indies to try and hit archrival Taiwan out of the stadium. Beijing is widely seen as having financed the building or improvement of many cricket venues being used for the World Cup to isolate Taiwan and expand its influence in the Caribbean. China
Caribbean Nations Ask Obama to Lift Embargo Against Cuba
The heads of 15 of the nations that comprise the Caribbean Community trade alliance known as CARICOM today called for President-elect Obama to end the U.S. trade embargo against Cuba. CARICOM representatives are in Santiago de Cuba for its third...
Second homes: In St . Kitts and Nevis , beauty's unspoiled, and so is the economy
After more than 500 years of rich history, the Confederation of St. Kitts and Nevis is entering a new chapter as the hottest second-home destination in the Caribbean. Discovered by Christopher Columbus, St. Kitts was home to the first French and British Caribbean colonies and is known as the
What the World is Reading
By Clark Bentson, ABC News Rome Caribbean Crime Spree: Sun, Surf, and Sadly, Murder Crime was the story on the front pages of many Caribbean-based newspapers and Web sites this week. Tommy Turnquest, Bahamas’ national security minister, who spoke during...
Top five bargain destinations for winter
If you can manage a vacation this winter, you'll find bargains all over the world. The recent gains the dollar has made against the euro and the pound have put Europe within reach for budget travelers for the first time in years. And, prices in more tropical destinations have also come down for