US travel industry carefully eyeing Cuba tourism

...removal of the travel ban - that they soon will be able to bring U.S. tourists to the Caribbean nation."Cuba is the largest country in the Caribbean, so there's some exciting possibilities," said Roger Frizzell, spokesman for Carnival...


...time.The United States will open its title defense in the 12-nation championship of North and Central America and the Caribbean on July 7 at Frisco, Texas. College BaseballGamecock coach given extensionSouth Carolina baseball coach Chad Holbrook has...

Cardinals outfielder Oscar Taveras was drunk at time of crash, official says

St. Louis Cardinals rookie outfielder Oscar Taveras was drunk at the time of his fatal car crash in October in his Caribbean homeland, an official in the Dominican Republic said Wednesday.Tessie Sanchez, a spokeswoman for the Dominican attorney...

Western Carolina State Fair opens Oct. 16

...10 days to the Aiken Fairgrounds, 561 May Royal Drive, from Oct. 16-25.New this year is the Pirates of the Colombian Caribbean, an aerial, high-wire thrill show performed by the Murcia family who are from Colombia, South America.Lizard Lick Towing...

Cardinals rookie Oscar Tavares, 22, killed in car accident

...Mateo Moquete confirmed Taveras' death on his Twitter account. Taveras' agent and the Cardinals' representative in the Caribbean country also said Sunday that the outfielder had died.The 22-year-old Taveras made his major league debut this year...

GRU tackles Ebola issues

...chikungunya virus in a young man who returned from Haiti. Chikungunya began in outbreaks in Africa and Asia, moved into the Caribbean last year and is now apparently circulating in Florida, according to CDC data."I'd worry more about that" than Ebola...

Plans to use artificial turf at Women's World Cup challenged

...proceedings.The U.S. women's team is about to take part in the championships for soccer's North and Central American and Caribbean region, which serves as qualifying for the World Cup next year. The tournament will be played in four U.S. cities starting...

Caribbean leaders convene amid gloom over trade

PARAMARIBO, Suriname -- Caribbean leaders are tackling a range of problems...penalty. Nine of the 15 leaders in the Caribbean Community gathered for the two-day...in South America which joined the Caribbean bloc in 1996. Economic issues took...

Stay in vogue with 'Caribbean' fashion

...today's release of the movie Pirates of the Caribbean: Dead Man's Chest, fashion-forward...embrace both the pirate life and the Caribbean look, thanks to designers. Just as...looks and bright colors associated with Caribbean wear also have made their mark. Madras...

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Caribbean coral suffers record bleaching, death

...of reefs scientists have ever seen in Caribbean waters. Researchers from around the...and commercial fishing economy in the Caribbean. Key fish species use coral as habitat...seen an event of this magnitude in the Caribbean before," said Mark Eakin, coordinator...

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