Cruise Has Surprise Ending After Judge Orders Ship Seized Over Debts
The Crystal Symphony was set to arrive in Miami on Saturday, but it was diverted to the Bahamas after a U.S. judge ordered the ship seized over $4.6 million in unpaid fuel bills. #crystalsymphony (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - January 24, 2022 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Cruise ship changes course to Bahamas after U.S. issues arrest warrant
Authorities are seeking custody of the ship due to a mountain of unpaid fuel bills. (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - January 23, 2022 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Exploring sex differences in information needs, media dependencies, and attention allocation during Hurricane Dorian - Lachlan KA, Spence P, Hutter E, Gilbert C.
In September 2019, Hurricane Dorian struck the Bahamas and the southeast United States, resulting in widespread damage and loss of life. Drawing from previous crisis communication research on both natural and man-made disasters, this study examines informa... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - November 29, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Disaster Preparedness Source Type: news

Corporate Fear Drives Caribbean Vaccine COVID-19 Mandates
The private sector and some government agencies have demanded that staff vaccinate, especially in the tourism industry that drives many regional economies. Credit: Zadie Neufville/IPSBy Zadie NeufvilleKINGSTON, Nov 22 2021 (IPS) When face-to-face Cabinet meetings resumed in Jamaica following more than a year of virtual meetings due to COVID-19, Ministers lined up to have their immunisation cards inspected. Prime Minister Andrew Holness said the Government “has to lead the country towards normality”. “The way to do it is for every Jamaican to comply with the infection, prevention and control measures that have been ...
Source: IPS Inter Press Service - Health - November 22, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Authors: Zadie Neufville Tags: COVID-19 COVID-19 VACCINES Development & Aid Economy & Trade Featured Financial Crisis Headlines Health Latin America & the Caribbean TerraViva United Nations Trade & Investment Source Type: news

Cop26 – the world leaders arrive – podcast
The Science Weekly podcast is in Glasgow where we will be bringing listeners daily episodes from Cop26. Each morning you will hear from one of the Guardian ’s award-winning environment team. Today, host Madeleine Finlay hears why the Bahamas are under imminent threat from the climate crisis and what Guardian environment reporter Fiona Harvey makes of India’s commitment to be net zero – by 2070.Today the world leaders arrived in Glasgow for Cop26, the critical climate conference. Alarm, anger and a few significant promises featured during speeches made by dozens of world leaders.HostMadeleine Finlay talks to Guardian ...
Source: Guardian Unlimited Science - November 2, 2021 Category: Science Authors: Hosted by Madeleine Finlay with Basil McIntosh, Rochelle Newbald and Fiona Harvey, produced by Madeleine Finlay and Danielle Stephens, sound design by Rudi Zygadlo, music by Axel Kacouti é; executive producers are Nicole Jackson and Max Sanderson Tags: Science Cop26 Environment Climate crisis India Boris Johnson Joe Biden Source Type: news

Prince William Unveils Finalists for Environmental Prize
Prince William announced 15 inaugural finalists Friday for the Earthshot Prize, his ambitious global environmental award that aims to find new ideas and technologies to tackle climate change, air pollution and the Earth’s most pressing challenges. The finalists include a 14-year-old student who proposes using solar energy to replace charcoal to power millions of roadside ironing carts in India; a land-based coral farm in the Bahamas to restore dying coral reefs; a community project in Congo devoted to protecting gorillas; and a Kenyan enterprise that turns organic waste into fertilizer and insect protein for farmers....
Source: TIME: Science - September 17, 2021 Category: Science Authors: Sylvia Hui / Associated Press Tags: Uncategorized climate change Londontime royals Sustainability United Kingdom wire Source Type: news

COVID Vaccination Will Be Required on Disney Cruises to Bahamas
Beginning September 3, U.S. passengers aged 12 and older will have to show proof of COVID-19 vaccination before boarding Disney Cruise Line voyages to the Bahamas. (Source: WebMD Health)
Source: WebMD Health - August 26, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

COVID Vaccination Will Be Required on Disney Cruises to Bahamas
THURSDAY, Aug. 26, 2021 -- U.S. passengers aged 12 and older boarding Disney Cruise Line voyages to the Bahamas will have to start providing proof of COVID-19 vaccination as of Sept. 3, the company said Wednesday. The new policy is in effect until... (Source: Drugs.com - Daily MedNews)
Source: Drugs.com - Daily MedNews - August 26, 2021 Category: General Medicine Source Type: news

Cuba, a Small Island State Seeking to Manage Its Vulnerability
This article forms part of the special IPS coverage of the Solutions Forum, a high-level conference of Small Island Developing States (SIDS) to be held Aug. 30-31. (Source: IPS Inter Press Service - Health)
Source: IPS Inter Press Service - Health - August 25, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Authors: Patricia Grogg Tags: Climate Change COVID-19 Development & Aid Editors' Choice Environment Featured Global Governance Headlines Health Humanitarian Emergencies IPS UN: Inside the Glasshouse Latin America & the Caribbean Poverty & SDGs Regional Catego Source Type: news

Deadly coral disease sweeping Caribbean linked to wastewater from ships
Researchers find ‘significant relationship’ between stony coral tissue loss disease and nearby shippingA virulent and fast-moving coral disease that has swept through the Caribbean could be linked to waste or ballast water from ships, according to research.The deadly infection, known as stony coral tissue loss disease (SCTLD), was first identified in Florida in 2014, and has since moved through the region, causing great concern among scientists.Continue reading... (Source: Guardian Unlimited Science)
Source: Guardian Unlimited Science - July 22, 2021 Category: Science Authors: Jewel Fraser in Port-of-Spain, Trinidad Tags: Coral Marine life Environment Caribbean World news Conservation Oceans Bahamas Wildlife Americas Science Source Type: news

Flight to Bahamas Delayed Over Face Mask Dispute Flight to Bahamas Delayed Over Face Mask Dispute
The flight was delayed for a maintenance issue, the airline told USA Today. During the 2-hour delay on the tarmac, some of the students removed their face masks due to a lack of ventilation and ' quite unbearable conditions. 'WebMD Health News (Source: Medscape Infectious Diseases Headlines)
Source: Medscape Infectious Diseases Headlines - July 8, 2021 Category: Infectious Diseases Tags: Infectious Diseases News Source Type: news

FAA investigating Bahamas-bound flight delayed by teen mask rebellion
The FAA is investigating the Bahamas-bound American Airlines flight delayed on Monday by rowdy teens who refused wear masks — as the... (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - July 8, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Human-driven habitat change leads to physical, behavioral change in mosquitofish
(North Carolina State University) Bahamian mosquitofish in habitats fragmented by human activity are more willing to explore their environment, more stressed by change and have smaller brain regions associated with fear response than mosquitofish from unaffected habitats. (Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health)
Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health - July 7, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

Collaborating to Bring Water Safety Skills & Lifeguard Opportunities to the Bahamas
May 15 is International Water Safety Day (#IWSD), a great time to shine a light on an exciting collaboration between the American Red Cross and Bahamas Red Cross to bring lifeguard training services... {This is a content summary only. Click the blog post title to continue reading this post, share your comments, browse the blog and more!} (Source: Red Cross Chat)
Source: Red Cross Chat - May 14, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Authors: American Red Cross Tags: Health & Safety american red cross Bahamas Red Cross International Water Safety Day training services Source Type: news

New study tracked large sharks during hurricanes
(University of Miami Rosenstiel School of Marine& Atmospheric Science) MIAMI--A new study led by scientists at the University of Miami (UM) Rosenstiel School of Marine and Atmospheric Science tracked large sharks in Miami and The Bahamas to understand how these migratory animals respond to major storms, like hurricanes. (Source: EurekAlert! - Biology)
Source: EurekAlert! - Biology - May 6, 2021 Category: Biology Source Type: news