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A knack for finding a message in a bottleupdated: Sat Aug 20 2011 08:28:00

Your chances of finding a message in a bottle are about the same as your chances of finding a golden ticket in a Wonka bar. Most people would be astounded to find just one.

Tropical Storm Emily approaches the Dominican Republic, Haitiupdated: Thu Aug 04 2011 00:08:00

Nearly 12,000 United Nations peacekeepers are on emergency standby in Haiti, as Tropical Storm Emily churns towards the Caribbean island, the United Nations said.

Who requires the most education?updated: Sun Jul 24 2011 12:07:00

When it comes to mandatory education, Puerto Rico and Venezuela stand apart from the rest of the world.

The new generation of all-inclusive resortsupdated: Wed Jul 13 2011 08:06:00

The concept was a great one for a teenager: getting thrown into the pool by flirtatious staffers, eating all the French fries I wanted at every single meal, watching grown-ups humiliate themselves during "talent night."

How to save on solo travelupdated: Thu May 12 2011 08:37:00

Six ideas that help you skirt (or shave) the single-supplement fee:

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.

10 top feel-good getawaysupdated: Wed Dec 15 2010 07:51:00

Give winter the cold shoulder! Escape to these warm, relaxing, waterfront retreats that specialize in de-stressing packages, pampering treatments, and amazing meals.

People.com: Inside Aaron Neville's Intimate Weddingupdated: Wed Nov 17 2010 15:08:00

The legendary R&B singer serenaded his new wife, photographer Sarah A. Friedman, at their New York wedding

'Intense' Hurricane Earl heads toward the United Statesupdated: Tue Aug 31 2010 21:39:00

Authorities in North Carolina ordered the evacuation of Ocracoke Island late on Tuesday as Hurricane Earl whips closer to the United States.

Hurricane Earl batters Puerto Ricoupdated: Tue Aug 31 2010 21:39:00

Puerto Rico's governor says parts of the island are without power due to Hurricane Earl.

Hurricane Earl grows to Category 4; Tropical Storm Fiona formsupdated: Tue Aug 31 2010 00:55:00

With Puerto Rico, the U.S. Virgin Islands and soon the East Coast in its reach, Hurricane Earl prompted warnings for those areas from the Federal Emergency Management Agency Monday.

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.

Where to rent celebrity homesupdated: Thu May 13 2010 11:04:00

Staying at a hotel popular with celebrities means you could swim in the same pool as Kate Hudson once did or sleep in Madonna's favorite oceanfront suite. But imagine if you could actually live -- at least for a week or two -- in Mick Jagger's six-bedroom Caribbean retreat in Mustique. You could check out his personal photos, tool around in his Jeep, even use his can opener.

Don't put life on hold waiting for future loveupdated: Wed Feb 17 2010 16:45:00

Lots of married people complain they are losing out on opportunities for fun because they are married. But are too many single people planning too much for the future and losing out on living now?

Fortune: How to score the few remaining beach vacation dealsupdated: Thu Feb 04 2010 10:39:00

It wasn't so long ago that travelers could all but name their price. During the depths of the financial crisis, unheard-of deals abounded as hotel companies did anything to lure business. These days? Not so much. The luxury travel market is coming back, with bookings up as much as 40% since mid-2008. You can still find deals this winter; you just need to think creatively -- and follow our tips.

New black Barbies get mixed reviewsupdated: Wed Oct 21 2009 14:39:00

Grace, Kara and Trichelle were created to fill a void for young black girls who for so long have been playing with dolls that don't look like them.

People.com: Honeymoon's Not Over for Bruce and Emma Willisupdated: Tue Sep 22 2009 17:36:00

"She's not only my best friend, but also my wife," Bruce Willis tells PEOPLE

Britain imposes direct rule of Turks and Caicos islesupdated: Sat Aug 15 2009 19:14:00

Britain says it has suspended the government of the Turks and Caicos Islands and imposed direct rule after allegations of systemic corruption and "serious dishonesty".

Boat carrying Haitians capsizesupdated: Thu Jul 30 2009 01:45:00

U.S. Coast Guard rescues scores of Haitians after their boat capsized. CNN's John Zarrella reports.

Coast Guard calls off search for missing Haitiansupdated: Thu Jul 30 2009 01:45:00

The U.S. Coast Guard has called off its search for as many as 79 Haitians missing after a boat capsized near the Turks and Caicos Islands, a spokeswoman said early Thursday.

Planes, boats search for 67 missing Haitiansupdated: Tue Jul 28 2009 21:12:00

The search continued Tuesday for as many as 67 people missing after a boat carrying about 200 Haitians capsized, the U.S. Coast Guard said.

FSB: Bonding on the beachupdated: Mon Jul 27 2009 10:46:00

When Colorado-born developer Mark Durliat discovered the Grace Bay Club hotel, located on the Caribbean island of Providenciales (part of Britain's Turks and Caicos group), it looked like the perfect investment: a hotel on a beautiful stretch of beach, in an up-and-coming tourist destination with a stable government and no restrictions on foreign ownership. After raising $17 million from investors, he bought the property in 2001 with plans to turn it into a premier resort.

People.com: Bruce Willis Makes His Marriage Legalupdated: Sun Mar 29 2009 17:29:00

The actor and Emma Heming wed in a civil ceremony in Beverly Hills

People.com: 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

People.com: Bruce Willis Says, 'I Do'updated: Mon Mar 23 2009 13:16:00

Demi Moore and Ashton Kutcher are among the guests at a ceremony for the actor and Emma Heming in Turks & Caicos

Crews search for missing plane in Caribbeanupdated: Tue Dec 16 2008 13:46:00

Rescue crews scoured the Caribbean Sea on Tuesday for a plane that took off from the Dominican Republic en route to the Turks and Caicos Islands, the Dominican Republic Civil Aviation agency said.

Going it alone: Avoiding single supplementsupdated: Wed Oct 29 2008 15:22:00

Ivy Peltz is like many people who go on tours or cruises alone: She doesn't like to room with strangers, but she also hates paying a single supplement -- the fee many travel companies levy on singles who want their own two-person room.

Ike hits Turks and Caicosupdated: Tue Sep 09 2008 12:47:00

Hurricane Ike roared across the Turks and Caicos Islands as a ferocious Category 4 storm.

Time.com: Ike Turns West, Misses Florida Keysupdated: Mon Sep 08 2008 15:00:00

Residents in the Florida Keys breathed a sigh of relief Monday as a fierce Hurricane Ike turned west on a path away from the low-lying island chain

Tourists, residents scramble to flee Caribbean as Ike strengthensupdated: Sun Sep 07 2008 16:26:00

Ike strengthened to an "extremely dangerous" Category 4 storm Saturday near the Turks and Caicos Islands with winds near 135 mph, said the National Hurricane Center in Miami, Florida.

Crist: Ike a 'dangerous storm'updated: Sun Sep 07 2008 16:26:00

Florida Governor Charlie Crist holds a news conference on Hurricane Ike preps.

Tourists, residents ordered out of Keys as Ike strengthensupdated: Sat Sep 06 2008 23:51:00

Visitors to the Florida Keys were told to pack up and leave Saturday because of the threat from Hurricane Ike, swirling in the Caribbean.

Trio of storms stirs up Atlanticupdated: Tue Sep 02 2008 20:05:00

Tropical Storm Hanna, the first of three tropical storms lined up across the Atlantic, was expected to make landfall somewhere from Florida to North Carolina before Friday evening, forecasters said.

Time.com: 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

People.com: Actress LisaRaye McCoy, Husband Call it Quitsupdated: Thu Aug 14 2008 15:48:00

The couple, who have been married for two years, announce their separation

People.com: Carl Blonsky Released on Bond Due to Ill Healthupdated: Tue Aug 12 2008 14:40:00

Nikki Blonsky's father may be heading back to New York from Turks and Caicos

People.com: Nikki Blonsky's Father Denied Bail in Airport Brawl Caseupdated: Fri Aug 08 2008 21:14:00

A Turks and Caicos judge says Carl Blonsky must stay behind bars until his trial Aug. 19

People.com: Nikki Blonsky's Dad Due in Courtupdated: Fri Aug 08 2008 12:25:00

The Hairspray actress's dad faces bail hearing Friday after airport melee

People.com: Hairspray's Nikki Blonsky & Father Arrested in Airport Fightupdated: Sun Aug 03 2008 17:15:00

They face jail terms in a brawl in the Caribbean involving an America's Next Top Model contestant

People.com: Ashlee and Pete Wentz Confirm Pregnancyupdated: Thu May 29 2008 20:15:00

After much speculation, the newlyweds say they're "excited to share the happy news"

People.com: Ashlee and Pete: Back from the Honeymoonupdated: Sat May 24 2008 13:26:00

The newlyweds touch down in New York for business – and to party

Olga becomes a tropical stormupdated: Tue Dec 11 2007 22:02:00

Olga strengthened into a tropical storm Tuesday after making landfall on Hispaniola and soaking the Dominican Republic, the National Hurricane Center in Miami said.

People.com: Eva Longoria: 'I Wanted a Longer Honeymoon'updated: Thu Aug 23 2007 21:25:00

The Turks and Caicos were romantic, but new bride Eva Longoria says, "I wanted a longer honeymoon."

CNNMoney: Hotel-distributed toothpaste recalledupdated: Mon Aug 13 2007 01:30:00

Gilchrist & Soames said Monday it was recalling toothpaste made in China that it had distributed to hotels in more than a dozen countries, after discovering the product contained a chemical used to make automobile antifreeze.

People.com: Eva Longoria Returns to Housewives Set after Honeymoonupdated: Tue Jul 17 2007 18:23:00

Now legally a wife but hardly desperate, Eva Longoria returned to the set of Desperate Housewives Monday after a three-week wedding celebration and honeymoon.

People.com: Eva & Tony's Low-Key Honeymoonupdated: Mon Jul 16 2007 14:32:00

After their July 7 nuptials in Paris Eva Longoria and Tony Parker jetted off for a romantic honeymoon on the Caribbean islands of Turks and Caicos.

Fortune: The Fractional Lifeupdated: Mon Mar 05 2007 00:01:00

LAST SUMMER, Allen and Susan Pierce toured a charming hilltop vineyard while vacationing in the South of France. The setting was postcard-perfect: stone walls dating back to the Romans snaked throu...

Fortune: The fractional lifeupdated: Tue Feb 20 2007 14:40:00

With jewelry, yachts, and vineyards available by the slice, even the superrich are learning to share. Here are seven ways to enjoy the luxury life.

Fortune: Privacy does have a price: $3 Million plus $37,500/yearupdated: Wed Jun 21 2006 12:38:00

Tim Blixseth is, you might say, a bit fanatical about privacy. The timber baron and self-made billionaire flies on a private jet. He skis on a private mountain at the Yellowstone Club, a members-on...

The Caribbean, three waysupdated: Thu Mar 30 2006 10:17:00

The islands of the Caribbean beckon with warm trade winds, pristine blue waters, and a laid-back pace. And they offer something special for every style of traveler: nature-lovers, art enthusiasts or simply daydreamers seeking to unplug with a healthy dose of relaxation. We've selected three islands that exemplify these ideals.

FSB: The Wet Lookupdated: Thu Sep 01 2005 00:01:00

If you want to take a photo class in another medium, the Jim Church School of Underwater Photography, based in Miami, is the only school that uses live-aboard boats from the Aggressor fleet, specia...

Hurricane Ivan kills 3 in Grenadaupdated: Wed Sep 08 2004 01:47:00

Three deaths in Grenada are being blamed on Hurricane Ivan after the powerful storm swept across the Caribbean island nation devastating its capital, St. George's, according to the Caribbean Disaster Emergency Response Agency (CDERA).

Fury of Frances set to slam Bahamasupdated: Wed Sep 01 2004 06:33:00

Hurricane Frances, a Category 4 storm, continued its path toward the Bahamas on Wednesday, according to the National Hurricane Center in Miami, Florida.

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.

Fortune: MONEY THE BULL MARKET ATTRACTS ELEPHANTSupdated: Mon Sep 04 1995 00:01:00

George Bush may be off to Vietnam on a speaking junket for Citibank, but he's not the only former Vice President to land a job in the financial-services sector. Dan Quayle, along with a couple of m...

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