Caribbean News

Superyachts Betray Where Billionaires Are Spending Christmas

It’s the holiday season, time for Roman Abramovich and other billionaires to celebrate in the Caribbean aboard some of the world’s largest yachts. The Chelsea F.C. owner’s Eclipse is currently in St. Maarten along with more than 50 other superyachts. …

Report: Hurricane Dorian Inflicted $3.4B Losses On Bahamas

Hurricane Dorian inflicted losses of about $3.4 billion on the Bahamas, an amount equal to one-quarter of the Caribbean archipelago’s GDP, according to a report released Friday. The report by the Inter-American Development Bank also said there were 67 confirmed …

Hurricane Sandy’s Death Toll Rises to 65 in Caribbean

As Americans braced Sunday for Hurricane Sandy, Haiti was still suffering. Officials raised the storm-related death toll across the Caribbean to 65, with 51 of those coming in Haiti, which was pelted by three days of constant rains that ended …

Hurricane Sandy Caribbean Death Toll Reaches 22

Hurricane Sandy pounded the Bahamas with battering winds and rain on Friday, sweeping over the island chain after killing 22 people across the Caribbean and posing a menacing threat to the U.S. East Coast. Forecasters warned the late-season storm is …

Axis Appoints Larder as New Caribbean Regional Manager

Axis International Loss Adjusters and Surveyors (Axis) appointed Deborah Larder to the new role of regional manager, Caribbean. Larder assumes responsibility for the management and delivery of adjusting and catastrophe claims services across the company’s Caribbean network including operations in …

Kate Winslet Escapes Fire at Branson’s Caribbean Home

Guests including Academy Award-winning actress Kate Winslet escaped uninjured when fire destroyed Richard Branson’s Caribbean home in the middle of the night, the British businessman said Monday. The Virgin Group boss said about 20 people, including Winslet and her children, …