A speedboat carrying Britain's Prince Harry broke down in the Bahamas, but that didn't slow the royal down during his Caribbean tour.
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.
A medicine manufacturer is recalling batches of Motrin pain relievers that were distributed mostly to the United States and the Caribbean.
Rina was almost a Category 3 hurricane as it careened near Honduras and Belize Wednesday before heading towards Cancun.
A tropical depression formed in the western Caribbean Sea on Sunday, and is likely to become Tropical Storm Rina as it skirts the Honduran coastline, the National Hurricane Center said.
Now that you can fly to Iceland on the Iron Maiden plane (check out our recent Q&A with the plane's captain, Maiden singer Bruce Dickinson), we thought we'd acknowledge a few other ways you can travel 'with the stars' -- by going to their own shops, restaurants or private islands.
Authorities posted tropical storm warnings for parts of the Bahamas and hurricane warnings for Puerto Rico and the Dominican Republic on Sunday, as Tropical Storm Irene picked up steam near the Caribbean islands.
A tropical storm formed in the Caribbean Friday and is expected to move across the coast of Belize Saturday afternoon or night.
South Koreans send helium balloons dropping leaflets and DVDs promoting freedom and democracy into the North.
I'm walking the trails of Cockscomb National Park, dense rainforest to the right, a river with crocodiles to the left.
You've heard the grim timelines: if warming continues, the Great Barrier Reef will be bleached by 2030; glaciers in the Swiss Alps, on Mt. Kilimanjaro, and in Glacier National Park will disappear in under 40 years; and Arctic ice melt will leave the North Pole bare and polar bears extinct.
The newlyweds are seen "acting like regular tourists" while on vacation
A jaguar escapes from a rescue facility in Belize and kills an U.S. citizen living nearby. Channel 5 Belize reports.
A jaguar that escaped and killed a U.S. citizen in Belize has been captured.
Hurricane Richard made landfall just south of Belize City Sunday night, said CNN Meteorologist Jacqui Jeras.
Tropical Storm Paula, with maximum sustained winds of 60 mph, has formed in the Caribbean, the National Hurricane Center said Monday.
Matthew weakened into a tropical depression Saturday but continued to drench Central America, bringing with it a threat of flash floods and mudslides, forecasters said.
Tropical Storm Karl picked up speed Tuesday night in the northwest Caribbean Sea, prompting coastal warnings by the Mexican government, the National Hurricane Center said.
An American couple in Belize struggled Tuesday to figure out their future, their dreams literally up in smoke after a mob of indigenous Mayans burned down their animal sanctuary in the belief the foreigners fed two missing children to crocodiles on their property.
An angry mob destroyed a crocodile sanctuary built by an American couple blamed for the disappearance of two children.
As Hurricane Alex spins toward northeastern Mexico and southern Texas, airlines are rolling out policy waivers for travelers likely to be affected by the storm.
Tropical Storm Alex could disrupt containment efforts in the Gulf, causing a two-week halt if evacuations are necessary.
Mississippi officials reported oily tar balls washing up on their mainland shores for the first time Sunday, as authorities throughout the Gulf Coast region kept a wary eye on Tropical Storm Alex.
Tropical Storm Alex -- the first named storm of the Atlantic hurricane season this year -- formed in the Caribbean on Saturday as BP continued to battle a massive oil spill in the Gulf.
As huge numbers of desperate Haitians struggled Friday in what could be their last hours of life, the supplies many needed remained stuck in planes, ships, and cargo holds, unable to get to them.
A couple million people will hit Brazil's Copacabana beach in Rio de Janeiro as the final minutes of 2009 are counted down, ready for a mix of spiritual observances, fireworks and full-tilt partying.
The dream started inside a gray canvas backpack.
The Foating Doctors set sail to deliver medical supplies to foreign countries on an eco-friendly platform.
Zane Lamprey, host of the TV show "Three Sheets," drinks for a living. He shows CNN's Shanon Cook a trick.
Coagulated sheep's blood. Pig knuckles. Snake bile. Fried crickets. Sound like ingredients you might see bubbling away in a caldron, right?
Intrepid travelers have a few more destinations to add to their list of must-sees after the annual update of The United Nations Educational Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO) World Heritage list.
Today's not only the first of the month or the start of the summer season meteorologically: It's the first day of hurricane season 2009.
A recent "World for $1" promotion by LastMinuteTravel.com promised a room "in any of our 15,000 hotels" for $1 a night. The only catch? You had to book them during a specified 15-minute window.
A Ukrainian cargo vessel laden with tanks and other weapons docked in Kenya on Thursday, nearly five months after pirates captured it.
When Debbie Gordon and her fellow health-care mission workers go to Belize, there's just so much they can do to treat people in the remote village of Gales Point.
Somali pirates released a Ukrainian ship Thursday carrying tanks, ammunition and crew after receiving a ransom of $3.2 million, a spokesman for the ship's owner said.
Pirates holding a ship full of tanks and ammunition off the coast of Somalia are likely to be paid millions of dollars in ransom within days, senior U.S. military officials said.
The big green moray eel stares at me, coming out of his hideaway in the reef, as if to say, "Go away! I don't want to play!
It may have looked like just another sluggish freighter, but the Faina's cargo of tanks put the buccaneers in the eye of an international storm
Buccaneers seize ships almost daily off the coast of Somalia, but the booty doesn't usually include enough T-72s to equip a tank battalion
A Ukrainian ship carrying tanks and ammunition has been seized by pirates off the coast of Kenya, the Ukrainian Defense Ministry told CNN.
When it comes to recruiting the Millennial Generation, it isn't only about salary ... it's about community service.
Four-year-old Grace Layman, decked out in full frilly flower girl regalia, excitedly led her smiling surprise guest to the separate kids' party she was hosting at her dad's wedding reception. Mickey Mouse wowed everyone -- grown-ups too.
Tropical Storm Dolly headed toward Mexico's Yucatan Peninsula on Sunday evening while Tropical Storm Cristobal skirted the North Carolina's Outer Banks and headed away from the coast.
After numerous fluctuations in intensity, Hurricane Bertha was again clinging to hurricane status as it remained nearly stationary off the coast of Bermuda on Saturday, poised to deal a glancing blow to the Atlantic island, the National Hurricane Center said.
A tropical storm watch was issued Friday for Bermuda as Hurricane Bertha moved closer to the Atlantic island, causing swells and high turf on its beaches.
Hurricane Bertha, weakened once again to a Category 1 storm, was causing large swells and high surf on Bermuda beaches Thursday.
The first hurricane of the 2008 Atlantic season barely remained at hurricane strength Wednesday, but forecasters said it is expected to intensify a bit over the next couple of days.
The first hurricane of the 2008 Atlantic season lost strength throughout Tuesday, dropping to a Category 1 storm with top wind speeds of 80 mph by late in the day, the National Hurricane Center reported.
Tropical Storm Arthur, the first named storm of the 2008 Atlantic season, formed Saturday near the coast of Belize, the U.S. National Hurricane Center said.
Mexico's football chief is claiming that Sven-Goran Eriksson will be the next coach of their national team.
Mick Fleming arrived by dugout canoe; Lucy Fleming on horseback a day later.
In 1989, Nancy Tiemann was 36 and living in Austin, Texas, with her husband, Tom. "We were both desperately in need of a getaway," says the one-time banking officer. When Tom suggested they join a boat trip to Belize chartered by a group of nudists, Nancy was horrified.
Your next hotel might not be a hotel. It could be a condo, a rental apartment or a home.
To improve her chances of getting into a good college, Caitlin Pickavance, a 17-year-old high school senior from Danville, Calif., has been working with a private college coach since her freshman year (cost: $800).
Hurricane Felix increased in strength in the early hours of Tuesday as it barreled toward Central America, where it is expected to come ashore along the Nicaragua-Honduras border.
Hurricane Felix strengthened into a dangerous Category 5 storm Sunday and churned its way into the open waters of the Caribbean Sea
Hurricane Dean burgeoned into a Category 5 storm -- capable of inflicting catastrophic damage when it makes landfall early Tuesday.
Mexico braces for Dean
Hurricane Dean battered the southern coast of Jamaica with heavy rains and surf as its eye passed offshore late Sunday, apparently sparing the Caribbean island the worst of its 145 mph winds.
Preparing for Dean
Americans have never taken much to living abroad, at least not to the same degree the British have. Some 5.5 million Brits, about 10 percent of that nation's total population, now live as expatriates, with 200,000 more every year.
Ten things to keep in mind on your trip to Belize:
Time is an abstract concept on Ranguana Cay. It's useless anyway on a 2-acre sand spit in the Caribbean Sea, off the coast of Central America. Here, salt-baked sands bleach under a constant white sun; if not for its movement from one side of the hammock to the other, you might never know the day has passed until it's just you, the moon and the faint lights of Honduras to the south.
A tour operator says he plans to make no changes to daily trips to Stingray City, about 8 kilometers (5 miles) off Grand Cayman Island, despite the death of naturalist Steve Irwin when a stingray plunged a barb into his chest off Australia.
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