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U.S. Coast Guard officers continued to search for survivors Tuesday after a boat carrying 28 Haitian migrants ran into trouble in the Bahamas while on its way to the United States, leading to at least 11 deaths.

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Prince Harry visits The Bahamasupdated: Sun Mar 04 2012 12:18:00

Prince Harry, the third in Britain's line of royal succession, worshiped in a Bahamian cathedral Sunday as part of his Caribbean tour to celebrate the 60th anniversary of his grandmother's accession to the throne.

Searchers scour waters between Florida, Bahamas for cruise passengerupdated: Thu Mar 01 2012 18:11:00

A Canadian woman was nowhere to be found when her cruise ship docked in Florida, prompting an FBI investigation and a Coast Guard search Thursday between Palm Beach and the Bahamas, authorities said.

The 10 ultimate Bahamas experiencesupdated: Fri Dec 30 2011 07:42:00

The Bahamas. Seven hundred islands. Twenty-five hundred cays. Four days of vacation. What do you do?

Money Magazine: Vacation in the Caribbean without hurricane fearsupdated: Fri Sep 23 2011 06:11:00

Want to nab cheap Caribbean rates during hurricane season? On these three islands you'll cut your chance of a washout. Remembering Aaliyah, 10 Years After Her Deathupdated: Fri Aug 26 2011 09:28:00

"What I will miss the most about Aaliyah is her laugh and smile," says Missy Elliott

Hurricane Irene may snarl air travelupdated: Fri Aug 26 2011 06:13:00

Travelers and airlines are casting a wary eye on the projected path of Hurricane Irene, getting ready to change plans if necessary as the storm gets closer to the United States.

N.C. man defies evacuation ordersupdated: Thu Aug 25 2011 23:15:00

A North Carolina man says he is staying put at home despite orders to evacuate as hurricane Irene approaches.

Warnings, watches issued as Hurricane Irene stalks U.S. coastupdated: Thu Aug 25 2011 23:15:00

Massive Hurricane Irene, packing 115 mph winds and laden with moisture, aimed late Thursday for the U.S. East Coast, where it is expected to spawn widespread damage and flooding from North Carolina to New England.

'Awesome' hurricane rips through Bahamas' 700 islandsupdated: Thu Aug 25 2011 20:43:00

The Bahamas worked to return to normal Thursday evening after the worst of Hurricane Irene hammered the Caribbean island chain.

Irene slams Bahamas, Floridaupdated: Thu Aug 25 2011 20:43:00

CNN iReporters in the path of hurricane Irene capture images of the approaching storm.

Irene batters Bahamas; tourists told to leave parts of Outer Banksupdated: Wed Aug 24 2011 23:22:00

Officials in a popular stretch of coastal North Carolina ordered all visitors to evacuate ahead of Hurricane Irene, which damaged homes in the Bahamas Wednesday as it churned toward the U.S. East Coast.

Hurricane Irene strengthens to Category 2 on way to Bahamas, U.S.updated: Mon Aug 22 2011 22:49:00

The first Atlantic hurricane of 2011 strengthened to a Category 2 late Monday as it stormed through the Caribbean, churning just north of the Dominican Republic.

Emily spins across eastern Caribbean with heavy rainupdated: Tue Aug 02 2011 21:04:00

The government of the Bahamas issued a tropical storm watch Tuesday in preparation for Emily, the storm that continues to churn towards the northeastern Caribbean, according to the National Hurricane Center.

Tropical Storm Bret strengthens, turns eastupdated: Mon Jul 18 2011 15:44:00

Tropical Storm Bret is expected to strengthen as it moves away from the Bahamas and out to sea, the National Hurricane Center said Monday.

Bahamas under tropical storm watch as Bret strengthensupdated: Sun Jul 17 2011 21:25:00

Bret has become the second tropical storm of the 2011 Atlantic hurricane season, according to the National Weather Service.

Romantic sailing getaways, celebrity styleupdated: Fri Jul 15 2011 20:11:00

Supermodel Kate Moss is no stranger to luxury -- so when the newly married Moss recently departed on her honeymoon, it was only fitting she did it in style: superyacht style.

13 weekend getaways from 13 U.S. citiesupdated: Mon May 02 2011 11:21:00

I got a job in a resort town, thinking I'd never again need weekend getaways. As it turns out, the inside of a cubicle looks pretty much the same no matter where you are. And as much as I love the town I live in, some weekends I'd rather be one of the smiling vacationers having tons of fun directly outside my office window. Top Chef Heats Up the Bahamas - Literally!updated: Thu Mar 10 2011 14:50:00

A major kitchen fire threatens the five chefs left standing in the finale

Top 10 romantic Caribbean retreatsupdated: Mon Feb 14 2011 09:12:00

Whether you're looking for the perfect honeymoon spot, or just a romantic weekend for two, these ten Caribbean resorts are prime places to relax and indulge with each other.

Travel quiz: Islands around the worldupdated: Fri Dec 03 2010 09:14:00

From The Bahamas to Zanzibar, test your knowledge of the world's islands with our latest travel quiz.

Five don't-miss Black Friday and Cyber Monday travel dealsupdated: Fri Nov 26 2010 12:49:00

Doorbuster sales on the Friday after Thanksgiving are as traditional as turkey on the holiday itself, but you can get more than a killer deal on appliances during the shopping frenzy.

Defense questions prosecution money for witnesses in Anna Nicole trialupdated: Thu Sep 09 2010 03:17:00

Prosecutors in the Anna Nicole Smith drug trial paid rent, utilities and moving expenses so a key witness could testify this week, according to testimony Wednesday. Report Sheds Light on Barefoot Bandit's Sad, Troubled Youthupdated: Thu Jul 22 2010 14:28:00

Colton Harris-Moore is said to have had psychiatric problems and a terribly volatile relationship with his mother

Tropical weather system bearing down on Bahamasupdated: Wed Jul 21 2010 21:14:00

A tropical weather system has moved into the Atlantic from the Caribbean and is near the southeastern Bahamas, according to the National Hurricane Center. But the chance the system will become a tropical depression or storm is somewhat less than before.

Potential storm heading for the Gulf?updated: Wed Jul 21 2010 21:14:00

A severe weather system heading northwest over the Caribbean could threaten the Gulf. CNN's Jacqui Jeras reports.

'Barefoot bandit' suspect set for transfer to Washingtonupdated: Fri Jul 16 2010 15:48:00

The so-called "barefoot bandit" suspect will be sent to Washington state to face charges there, a federal judge in Miami, Florida, ruled Friday after Colton Harris-Moore waived his right to an extradition hearing.

'Barefoot bandit' sets foot in Miamiupdated: Fri Jul 16 2010 15:48:00

The teen dubbed the "Barefoot bandit" is escorted in handcuffs by police after arriving at Miami International Airport.

'Barefoot bandit' court appearance postponedupdated: Wed Jul 14 2010 15:55:00

A Miami, Florida, court appearance for Colton Harris-Moore, the so-called "barefoot bandit," has been postponed until Friday, as he did not have a U.S.-based attorney to represent him Wednesday. Barefoot Bandit Pleads Guilty in Bahamasupdated: Wed Jul 14 2010 08:08:00

Colton Harris-Moore will soon be deported back to the States to face charges for his alleged crime spree

'Barefoot bandit' returned to United States from Bahamasupdated: Tue Jul 13 2010 19:58:00

The "barefoot bandit," teenager Colton Harris-Moore, was taken Tuesday from the Bahamas to Miami to face charges, the FBI said. Barefoot Bandit Caught in Bahamasupdated: Mon Jul 12 2010 10:29:00

The 19-year-old modern Robin Hood with a cult Internet following is arrested on Eleuthera Island

Bahamas police, FBI: 'Barefoot bandit' apprehendedupdated: Sun Jul 11 2010 20:53:00

After eluding authorities for years from Washington state to Indiana, a notorious teenage fugitive called the "barefoot bandit" was arrested Sunday following a high-speed boat chase in the Bahamas, police said.

Bahamas: 'Barefoot Bandit' capturedupdated: Sun Jul 11 2010 20:53:00

Bahamian Police say they have arrested Colton Harris-Moore. Have You Seen the Barefoot Bandit?updated: Fri Jul 09 2010 15:08:00

Accused thief Colton Harris-Moore, 19, has become a hotfooted celebrity on the lam

Possible sighting of 'barefoot bandit' reported in Bahamasupdated: Thu Jul 08 2010 19:02:00

The teenage fugitive suspected of flying a stolen plane to the Bahamas over the weekend may have surfaced Wednesday night, authorities there said.

'Barefoot bandit' faces indictmentupdated: Tue Jul 06 2010 20:49:00

A federal judge in Washington state on Tuesday unsealed an indictment for airplane theft against an alleged teenage criminal known as "the barefoot bandit." Emotional Stakes High for John Travolta at Extortion Trialupdated: Wed Sep 23 2009 08:06:00

Early testimony focuses on whether son Jett was alive when EMS arrived John Travolta in Bahamas for Extortion Trialupdated: Tue Sep 22 2009 14:40:00

In a case involving his son's death, the actor is set to testify as early as Tuesday against a paramedic and lawyer

John Travolta in Bahamas for extortion trialupdated: Tue Sep 22 2009 14:19:00

John Travolta has traveled to the Bahamas and is prepared to be the first witness Tuesday in an extortion case linked to his 16-year-old son's death, a source told PEOPLE. PHOTOS: Britney's Splashing Good Time in the Bahamasupdated: Mon May 25 2009 10:10:00

The pop star and her boys frolic in the pools and get up close and personal with marine life Where the Jonas Brothers Enjoy the Sandupdated: Wed Mar 25 2009 12:27:00

While they hit the Bahamas, others head to Hawaii, though Taylor Swift likes the desert Fergie & Josh Jet Back from the Bahamasupdated: Tue Jan 27 2009 12:58:00

The newlyweds hit the Caribbean islands for a charity concert and golf tournament after their Maldives honeymoon

A fun family voyageupdated: Fri Jan 16 2009 13:59:00

Our ship hadn't quite left port when I handed my teenager a present: a lovely leather-bound notebook with lined pages and a variety of colorful pens. His mission was to keep a cruise journal, a tell-all, remember-the-moments account of his days (and nights) on the high seas.

Travolta, Preston return to Florida with son's ashesupdated: Tue Jan 06 2009 16:22:00

John Travolta and Kelly Preston have returned to Ocala, Florida, with the remains of their teenage son, a family friend told CNN on Tuesday.

Triple Atlantic threatupdated: Wed Sep 03 2008 10:07:00

CNN Meteorologist Jacqui Jeras tracks the paths and potential of Tropical Storms Hanna, Ike, and Josephine. Hanna Kills 13 in Haiti, Heads for USupdated: Tue Sep 02 2008 19:00:00

Families clutched mattresses, chairs and other belongings and slogged through waist-high floodwaters Tuesday as Tropical Storm Hanna killed at least 13 people in northern Haiti Hanna, Ike Moving Westwardupdated: Tue Sep 02 2008 12:00:00

Hurricane Hanna slumped to tropical storm strength while grinding away at the Bahamas and other Atlantic islands on Tuesday, while also threatening the U.S. East Coast FIRST PHOTO: Jewel's Secret Weddingupdated: Thu Aug 14 2008 19:03:00

The singer eloped to the Bahamas with longtime love Ty Murray Clergyman: I Presided Over Mariah & Nick's Weddingupdated: Mon May 05 2008 08:15:00

Bishop Clifford Petty tells PEOPLE they were married in the National Church of God in the Caribbean

Haitians' bodies found near Bahamasupdated: Mon Apr 21 2008 18:14:00

U.S. and Bahamian rescue workers found the bodies of 20 people floating in open waters Sunday near the Bahamas, U.S. Coast Guard officials said Monday. Jury Rules: Daniel Smith Died of an Overdoseupdated: Tue Apr 01 2008 09:13:00

A Bahamas jury recommends no criminal charges be filed in the death of Anna Nicole's 20-year-old son When Adventure Tourism Killsupdated: Mon Mar 03 2008 14:00:00

A shark-attack death in the Bahamas raises the issue of who is responsible when thrill vacations go awry: the tourist or the tour operator?

Kerzner International factsupdated: Fri Jan 11 2008 10:26:00

Kerzner International Holdings Limited, through its subsidiaries, is a leading international developer and operator of destination resorts, casinos and luxury hotels.

Taking the kids to the outer Bahamian Islandsupdated: Mon Nov 19 2007 11:32:00

Harvey and George, impatient for lunch, were swimming around the shoreline of the deserted Bahamian Beach when we arrived.

Storm heads up coastupdated: Fri Nov 02 2007 22:05:00

Hurricane Noel grew in size early Friday as it moved away from the Bahamas and into the Atlantic Ocean.

Hurricane Noel expected to brush East Coastupdated: Fri Nov 02 2007 22:05:00

Hurricane Noel grew in size Friday as it ran almost parallel to the East Coast, on track to bring heavy rain to parts of New England, the National Hurricane Center said.

Noel drenches the Dominicanupdated: Fri Nov 02 2007 22:05:00

I-Reporter Jose Adelis Contreras captures video of floods in the Dominican Republic.

Noel drenches Bahamasupdated: Fri Nov 02 2007 02:21:00

CNN's Fionnuala Sweeney speaks with the coordinator of the Bahamas National Emergency Management Agency, Carl Smith.

Noel grows into a hurricaneupdated: Fri Nov 02 2007 02:21:00

Noel was upgraded to a Category 1 hurricane Thursday as it moved away from the Bahamas and out into the cooler waters of the Atlantic Ocean, the U.S. National Hurricane Center said.

Tropical Storm Noel claims 48 lives, threatens Floridaupdated: Thu Nov 01 2007 00:58:00

Tropical Storm Noel, which has killed at least 48 people, was moving away from the Cuban coast late Wednesday and strengthening over warm waters, prompting tropical storm watches to be issued for South Florida.

Tropical Storm Noel weakens over Cubaupdated: Tue Oct 30 2007 22:19:00

Tropical Storm Noel weakened Tuesday over most of Cuba after lashing the island's northern coast, but heavy rains continued to deluge the Dominican Republic, Haiti and portions of the Bahamas, forecasters said.

Luxury hotels and 5 star hospitalityupdated: Fri Jul 27 2007 02:31:00

The business of luxury at some of the world's top hotels is at the heart of this month's Art of Life.

The Cipriani lifestyleupdated: Fri Jul 27 2007 02:31:00

The Cipriani lifestyle

Top 10 beaches for shellsupdated: Thu Mar 08 2007 09:39:00

Winter storms stir up a bounty of prize shell specimens on the shore. Coastal Living magazine rounds up 10 of the best beaches to hunt for them.

Court: Bury Anna Nicole Smith in the Bahamasupdated: Wed Feb 28 2007 11:43:00

A Florida appeals court cleared the way Wednesday for Anna Nicole Smith to be buried next to her son, Daniel, in the Bahamas.

Legal battle over Smith's body not overupdated: Thu Feb 22 2007 16:08:00

Two men seeking paternity rights to the 5-month-old daughter of Anna Nicole Smith said Thursday they have agreed Smith should be buried in the Bahamas, next to her son Daniel.

Your e-mails: 'Worse than a circus, it is a freak show!'updated: Thu Feb 22 2007 10:33:00

Broward County Circuit Court Judge Larry Seidlin, who is hearing arguments over the status of the remains of Anna Nicole Smith, has come under fire from some legal observers who say he has allowed the proceedings to become a circus.

Fortune: Tracing African roots through DNAupdated: Fri Feb 16 2007 15:50:00

One of the many joys of the World Cup is engaging in a 30-day frenzy of flag-hugging nationalism. Many Americans root for more than one team: the U.S. and the country of their ancestors. If you're ...

Smith's body 'belongs to me,' Florida judge says updated: Wed Feb 14 2007 11:16:00

A probate judge in Florida delayed until at least Thursday any decision about whether to release the remains of Anna Nicole Smith for burial and, if so, to whom.

Fortune: Island Shoppingupdated: Mon Oct 17 2005 00:01:00

ESCAPISTS DAYDREAM ABOUT them; James Bond's enemies use them for evildoing; most of us spend a week or two on one of them every chance we get. No wonder: Islands are both a natural fortress--especi...

The Atlantis Bridge Suite -- A night to remember updated: Wed Oct 12 2005 06:06:00

For those looking for an unforgettably opulent -- not to mention unforgettably expensive -- holiday experience, a night in the Bridge Suite at the Atlantis Resort in the Bahamas is the thing for you.

Tropical Storm Rita gaining muscleupdated: Sun Sep 18 2005 06:32:00

Tropical Storm Rita gained strength off the Bahamas late Sunday, triggering hurricane warnings across the Bahamas, Cuba and southern Florida and prompting evacuations in the lower Florida Keys.

Florida coast under storm watchupdated: Wed Aug 24 2005 02:50:00

A tropical storm watch was in effect Wednesday for the southeast Florida coast and parts of the Florida Keys, as a tropical depression southeast of the Bahamas appeared to be picking up steam and approaching tropical storm strength.

Tropical Storm Franklin emerges near Bahamasupdated: Fri Jul 22 2005 01:40:00

Tropical Storm Franklin, the sixth named storm of the active 2005 Atlantic hurricane season, was moving across Great Abaco Island in the northwestern Bahamas early Friday, forecasters said.

Amid wreckage, Caribbean cleanup continuesupdated: Tue Nov 23 2004 17:11:00

In a devastating six-week period, Hurricanes Charley, Ivan, Frances and Jeanne wreaked havoc across parts of the Atlantic Ocean and killed thousands living in the Caribbean.

Jeanne heads for Bahamasupdated: Fri Sep 17 2004 01:57:00

Downgraded slightly from hurricane strength, Tropical Storm Jeanne lingered over northern Hispaniola early Friday, where it battered the Dominican Republic with heavy rains and 70 mph (110 km/h) winds a day earlier, the National Hurricane Center in Miami said.

Two dead, one missing in Bahamasupdated: Sat Sep 04 2004 14:44:00

Hurricane Frances pelted the Bahamas on Saturday with torrential rain and winds of more than 100 mph, leaving at least two people dead, another missing and many parts of the flat low-lying area under water, officials said.

Hurricane Frances threatens Bahamasupdated: Tue Aug 31 2004 07:44:00

Hurricane Frances, a Category 4 storm, took aim at the Bahamas and the Turks and Caicos Islands late Tuesday, the National Hurricane Center said.

Working with tax havens in mindupdated: Sat Jul 10 2004 07:08:00

For the international businessperson with the ability to choose where to live, work and invest, the words "tax haven" almost certainly come to mind.

Fortune: Underwater Curator Michelle Liu, director of water features at Atlantis in the Bahamasupdated: Mon May 17 2004 00:01:00

I had no idea what I could do with a degree in marine science, but I just knew that I loved the ocean. Now I'm responsible for all the water features at Atlantis. That includes the aquariums as wel...

Business 2.0: Vacations For The Soul Forget fruity rum drinks. Here are six ways to have fun and still do some good.updated: Sat Mar 01 2003 00:01:00

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Fortune: New And Improvedupdated: Mon Jan 22 2001 00:01:00

Back in 1999, Hurricane Lenny trashed several top Caribbean resorts. Three have just reopened after major renovations, using Lenny as an excuse to freshen things up across the board: The Four Seaso...

Fortune: Private Islands: A Buyer's Guide No man is an island, perhaps--but anybody can own one.updated: Mon May 01 2000 00:01:00

The image of a pristine island--azure waves lapping at the shore, palm trees silhouetted in the setting sun--is synonymous with paradise. But it wasn't always this way: Homer's Odysseus battled gar...

Money Magazine: Travel Best values on air fares...spas...Broadway tickets... Disney Worldupdated: Wed Jul 01 1998 00:01:00

Air fare for globetrotters: Even the most serious case of wanderlust can now be sated for as little as $2,500. That's the cost of an around-the-world air ticket offered jointly by Air Canada, Lufth...

Money Magazine: DISCOUNTS OF 25% TO 60% ARE A SEA OF DREAMS FOR CRUISERSupdated: Thu Sep 01 1994 00:01:00

The recent overblown headlines about an outbreak of Legionnaires' disease on a cruise ship have overshadowed the real news in cruising: A record shipbuilding spree now under way promises a tidal wa...

Money Magazine: YEAR-END DISCOUNTS CAN SAVE YOU UP TO 50% ON VACATIONSupdated: Fri Nov 01 1991 00:01:00

The hits just keep on coming. By which we mean: with the travel biz still reeling from this year's extremely tough sell, packages and promotions from airlines, hotels and resorts just get bigger an...

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