On This Day 7 May 2011

‘Pirates of Caribbean: On Stranger Tides’ – the fourth movie in the series – had its premiere at Disneyland (7 May).

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“Anti-coronavirus” beach to be tried out on Apulia coast | AFP

In Italy’s Porto Cesareo, a small seaside town nicknamed “the Caribbean” of Puglia, a private beach is trying out a set-up respecting social distancing rules with chairs and umbrellas placed 1.5 metres apart and ropes to mark out the spaces for future holidaymakers.

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French helicopter carrier arrives in Guadeloupe with logisitcal support | AFP

The French helicopter carrier Dixmude arrives in Guadeloupe, a French overseas territory in the Caribbean, to offer logistical support and transport medical supplies. Its load contains almost 500,000 surgical masks, 66,000 FFP2 masks and hundreds of litres of hand sanitiser. It is the vessel’s second stop after sailing to Saint-Martin on Friday and before visiting Martinique on Sunday. IMAGES

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Coronavirus: From Panama, UN, Red Cross prepare 16.5 tons of aid | AFP

The United Nations and the Red Cross prepare more than 16 tons of supplies, including masks and gloves, for distribution from their collection center in Panama for the combat of COVID-19 across Latin America and the Caribbean.

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US to deploy anti-drug Navy ships near Venezuela

President Donald Trump announced Wednesday that Navy ships are being moved toward Venezuela as his administration beefs up counter-narcotics operations in the Caribbean following a U.S. drug indictment against Nicolas Maduro. (April 1).

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Haiti: Survivors feel ‘like children with no parents’ after 2010 quake | AFP

This sleepy village in Haiti once hoped to be a model of reconstruction after an earthquake struck the Caribbean nation on January 12, 2010, leaving hundreds of thousands dead. A decade on, however, the aftermath of the quake is still felt by residents here, many of whose crippling wounds prevent them from working or earning money to survive.

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Strange disease threatens Caribbean coral reef | AFP

The breathtaking reds, yellows and purples of the Mesoamerican Reef have been turning sickly white, leading researchers on a desperate hunt to understand and fight the mysterious disease killing the Caribbean’s corals.

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Get Outta Here! Podcast: Visiting Cuba Today

It is the 500th anniversary of the founding of Havana, and despite White House moves to keep U.S. residents from going, it’s still legal for Americans to visit Cuba, and, reports Michael Weissenstein, the Associated Press news director for the Caribbean, well worth the effort.

On #MyFavoriteTrip: a tourist’s reminiscence about a Cuba tour.

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France trains Cuban dogs in the art of sniffing cash | AFP

French dog training experts teach Cuban Springer-Spaniels how to detect money hidden in vehicles in downtown Havana as the Caribbean country reinforces its fight against money laundering, often associated with drug trafficking.

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Badgley Mischka pre-orders to benefit Dorian recovery

James Mischka and Mark Badgley say that pre-sale orders for their latest collection, which was inspired by the Caribbean, will partially go towards helping victims of Hurricane Dorian. (Sept.12)

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Panama police seize 1.7 tonnes of cocaine | AFP

Panamanian police seized 1.7 tonnes of cocaine after a speedboat chase in the indigenous region of Guna Yala, in the Caribbean.

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Aerial images show Abaco Islands ravaged by Hurricane Dorian | AFP

Aerial images show the destruction in the Bahamas after the Caribbean nation was ravaged by Hurricane Dorian. Dorian was a Category 5 hurricane — the highest on the five-level wind scale — when it hit the northern Bahamas, leaving a trail of destruction and killing at least 20 people. IMAGES

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Here’s the latest for Thursday August 29th: Hurricane Dorian approaches southeastern United States; Dorian did limited damage in Caribbean; Iranian Foreign Minister accuses U.S. of economic terrorism; Kirsten Gillibrand drops out of presidential race.

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Lovers of Tuscany’s ‘paradise’ beach have factory to thank | AFP

It is the Caribbean of Italy, with white sand and turquoise seas… But the “white beaches” of Rosignano Solvay in Tuscany owe their nickname to a factory, Solvay, specialised in sodium bicarbonate, which legally discharges limestone into its waste water, which is then dumped into the sea. There is a ban on swimming 100 metres around this uninviting stream, but apart from this ban, the authorities are clear: the quality of the water is “excellent”. To the great displeasure of environmental activists who denounce massive pollution.

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Here’s the latest for Tuesday August 27th: Judge rules against Johnson & Johnson in opioids case; Tropical storm approaches Caribbean; White House clarifies President Trump’s statements on Kim Jong Un; Ruth Bader Ginsburg appears in Buffalo.

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Tropical Storm Dorian nears Caribbean

Tropical Storm Dorian was approaching the Caribbean early Tuesday. Forecasters say the storm could brush by Puerto Rico as a Category 1 Hurricane late Wednesday before striking the southeast corner of the Dominican Republic early Thursday. (Aug. 27)

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Sargassum seaweed invading Caribbean and Gulf beaches is “the new norm” | AFP

Sargassum seaweed “invasions” are “the new norm” say experts as a massive clear up operation to remove seaweed gets underway on Miami Beach.

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Here are the top stories for Sunday, July 21: Pompeo happy with progress on Mexico immigration enforcement; Iran releases video of seized tanker; U.S. accuses Venezuela of aggression over Caribbean; Wildfires in Portugal.

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Jamaica sends Reggae Girlz to France for World Cup debut | AFP

Five years ago, Jamaica’s women’s football team had no funding and was and out of the official FIFA rankings. But now they are heading to the World Cup in France, to become the first women’s team from the Caribbean to make the cut. Their salvation came from an unlikely source — the daughter of the country’s most famous son, Bob Marley.

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Stinky seaweed threatens Mexico’s pristine beaches | AFP

An invasion of a thick and stinky seaweed, Sargassum, is covering the beaches of the Caribbean paradise of Mexico’s Tulum. Scientists warn that if no action is taken soon, it could become an “ecological and economic disaster”.

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