CUBA gets a little cheaper

Hotel costs are scheduled to drop for the spring and summer seasons BY MIMI WHITEFIELD MIAMI HERALD/TNS American travelers checking into Cuban hotels and dining at Havana’s...

Plenty of star power

From Harry Belafonte to Frank Sinatra, Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. had the backing of many celebrities. By Gregory Clay McClatchy-Tribune News Service During the turbulent decade...

Boko Haram frees 82 kidnapped schoolgirls

GLOBAL INFORMATION NETWORK Boko Haram militants who used kidnappings, bombings and the torching of whole villages during an eight-year insurgency in northern Nigeria last...

South Africa’s Zuma survives ouster bid

BY MIKE COHEN AND AMOGELANG MBATHA BLOOMBERG NEWS/TNS CAPE TOWN, South Africa – South African President Jacob Zuma survived a no-confidence motion in parliament Tuesday, ensuring that...

European anti-terror efforts crippled by lack of trust, shared intelligence

BY MATTHEW SCHOFIELD TRIBUNE NEWS SERVICE BERLIN — At the beginning of this year, the acting president of the council of the European Union asked the...

How Cuba’s tourism could affect rest of Caribbean

Loss of visitors to other countries a major concern BY MIMI WHITEFIELD MIAMI HERALD/TNS Cuba is poised to become the new darling of Caribbean tourism and its...

From West African chic To dude ranch romance

Wedding trends these days range from an opulent affair in Dubai to a horseback event at a Central Florida resort. BY PENNY DICKERSON FLORIDA COURIER The universal...

Former Haitian president Rene Preval dies at 74

FROM WIRE REPORTS Former Haitian President Rene Preval died on March 3 at age 74. Preval was president of Haiti from 1996 to 2001 and again...
Royal Caribbean

Royal Caribbean to give CocoCay a massive makeover

Royal Caribbean is putting an arsenal of pricey bells and whistles on its private Bahamas island, Coco-Cay. The $200 million upgrade is the first of...

The soul of Selloane

The South African songstress is the vocal star of the Cirque Du Soleil show ‘La Nouba.’ BY PENNY DICKERSON FLORIDA COURIER Attending the circus is a familiar...

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