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  • In-store wedding shops make outfitting the wedding party a piece of cake

    In-store wedding shops make outfitting the wedding party a piece of cake
    Nordstrom The retailer’s in-store Wedding Suites, staffed by Wedding Stylists, are designed to help every member of the wedding party look their absolute best on the big day. Fashion Features Wedding and reception dresses for the bride; dresses...
  • Puerto Rico to present power-authority overhaul ideas to creditors

    Restructuring experts will present different scenarios to overhaul Puerto Rico's troubled electric power authority (PREPA) to creditors on Monday, but will stop short of recommending job cuts, the president of PREPA's board said in a statement. The...
  • Puerto Rico: Ahora Ponce también recibe cruceros

    Puerto Rico: Ahora Ponce también recibe cruceros
    SAN JUAN- Puerto Rico cuenta ahora con un segundo puerto receptor de grandes barcos cruceros, ya que, desde el extremo opuesto de la isla, Ponce, la segunda mayor ciudad puertorriqueña, se sumará como puerto de escala para este tipo de barcos a San Juan,...
  • Competition for transshipment business heats up in Caribbean

    MIAMI Two more Caribbean ports have tossed their hats into the ring as potential transshipment hubs that will be able to handle post-Panamax ships, which will begin transiting the Panama Canal in early 2016. Officials from Port Lafito, a private port...
  • Puerto Rico delays $2.9 billion bond sale, says public transit may shut down

    Puerto Rico delayed a bond sale of up to $2.9 billion until early 2015, two finance industry sources said Monday, and the governor threatened to shut down the island's public transportation system after lawmakers revolted against a tax increase needed...
  • Untreatable virus spreading in the Caribbean now afflicts 4,600

    A mosquito-borne virus that arrived in the Americas just six months ago is spreading and afflicts nearly 4,600 people in the Caribbean, the Pan American Health Organization reported this week. Cuba is the latest country to confirm cases of the...
  • Florida Cruise Guide: Holland America ms Westerdam ship itinerary

    This itinerary was last update Sept. 30, 2009. For more Holland America ms Westerdam cruises click here. 7-Day Western Caribbean 2009 Departure Date: Oct. 18, Nov. 29 Cruise Ports: Fort Lauderdale, Florida, US; Half Moon Cay, Bahamas; Grand Turk, Turks...
  • Florida Cruise Guide: Royal Caribbean Liberty of the Seas ship itinerary

    This itinerary was last updated Feb. 2, 2010. For more information on Royal Caribbean Liberty of the Seas cruises click here. 3-Night Bahamas Cruise 2010 Departure Date: Oct. 28 Cruise Ports: Miami, FL; Cococay, Bahamas 4-Night Western Caribbean...
  • The 1940s: War turns city into an armed camp — but it keeps on growing

    A world at war forced an interruption in the city's swift growth. Though far from actual hostilities, Fort Lauderdale was on a firm war footing because of its proximity to the sea and enemy vessels. The city became an armed camp. Artillery was mounted...
  • How to plan for hurricanes when you travel

    How to plan for hurricanes when you travel
    You can't plan for Hurricane Irene any more, but the hurricane season is just beginning and you can plan for the next one. Any time you prepay for any travel service, you have money at risk, and you want to make sure that if a future hurricane threatens...
  • Cruise Port Spotlight: Frederiksted and Christiansted, St. Croix

    Cruise Port Spotlight: Frederiksted and Christiansted, St. Croix
    The largest of the trio of U.S. Virgin Islands (the other two being St. Thomas and St. John), St. Croix is also the easternmost point of the U.S. Christopher Columbus discovered the island in 1493 and named it Santa Cruz, which means Holy Cross, before...