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It’s official. Cayman Islands: capital of medical tourism

It's official. Cayman Islands: capital of medical tourism

Cayman Islands will become the “capital of medical tourism for the western hemisphere” within the next seven years, founder of the Caribbean’s preeminent medical care facility Health City Cayman Islands, Dr Devi Shetty, believes. The Cayman Islands will become the “capital of medical tourism for the western hemisphere” given that ...

Point of View: Cuba hopes for slight growth as Trump pummels Caribbean island

Point of View: Cuba hopes for slight growth as Trump pummels Caribbean island

Marc Frank, Reuters Communist-run Cuba put on a brave face Saturday at a mid-year session of the National Assembly, the government insisting it would not let a growing financial crisis and mounting pressure from the administration of President Donald Trump thwart development. Cuban President Miguel Diaz-Canel said upon closing the ...

U.S. Virgin Islands Bans Sunscreens Harmful to Coral Reefs

U.S. Virgin Islands Bans Sunscreens Harmful to Coral Reefs

Concerns over the harm many of today’s sunscreens can have on coral reefs have prompted the U.S. Virgin Islands government to ban the importation, sale, and possession of any sunscreen product that contains the active ingredients of oxybenzone, octinoxate, or octocrylene. The ban could help the reefs that surround Virgin ...

‘Come to Limón’: Costa Rica launches tourism campaign for Caribbean

‘Come to Limón’: Costa Rica launches tourism campaign for Caribbean

The Costa Rican government has launched “Come to Limón: ¿Qué te nace hacer en el Caribe?”, a tourism campaign intended to boost local tourism to Limón. According to Casa Presidencial, the campaign highlights the province’s cultural diversity, gastronomy and various tourist attractions. “The Caribbean has the capacity to develop tourism ...

Turtle reproduction cycle is affected by the arrival of sargassum: Expert

Turtle reproduction cycle is affected by the arrival of sargassum: Expert

The specialist warned that regardless of the effects on the tourism sector, the arrival of sargassum to the coasts of the peninsula would affect the reproduction of sea turtles that migrate to these Mexican beaches to nest, because they cannot cross the sargasso barrier to spawn in the sand. “And ...

Point of View: Cuba builds up tourism sector despite U.S. sanctions

Point of View: Cuba builds up tourism sector despite U.S. sanctions

Xinhua| Editor: xuxin by Raul Menchaca Cuba continues to develop its tourism sector despite new White House measures to prevent Americans from spending their dollars in the sunny Caribbean island nation. The biggest blow to Cuba — and to Americans keen on visiting the country — came in early June, ...