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Yet another small cruise line has shut down in the wake of pandemic struggles

thepointsguy.com One of America's most beloved cruise operators, American Queen Voyages, has shut down. The U.S. river cruise specialist, known for operating the iconic Mississippi River…

JetBlue joins other airlines and raises checked luggage fees

foxbusiness.com American Airlines and Alaska passengers aren’t the only ones paying more to check their luggage. The cost of checking bags for many JetBlue customers has also recently gone…

Patria Announces Launch of Infrastructure Private Credit Fund Anchored by BNDES, CAF and IFC

benzinga.com GRAND CAYMAN, Cayman Islands, Feb. 21, 2024 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Patria Investments Limited ("Patria") PAX, a global alternative asset manager and market leader in Latin…

JetBlue customers outraged as airline quietly hikes checked-baggage fees: ‘Inflation and greed rising’

nypost.com JetBlue has quietly hiked the price of checking a bags — sparking outrage on social media from passengers who branded the move a greedy cash grab. The New York-based airline…

Government of Canada supporting efforts to break down barriers through dance

benzinga.com Investment will help KasheDance support next-level professional dance training in the Afro-Contemporary style. TORONTO, Feb. 21, 2024 /CNW/ - KasheDance is a professional…

American Airlines raises bag fees

fastcompany.com American Airlines is raising the cost of checking bags and it is making other changes to push customers to buy tickets directly from the airline if they want to earn…

NI Anguilla: the height of Caribbean luxury is all yours

theweek.com Creating a sense of carefree luxury is almost like shaking together the ingredients for your favourite cocktail – sunshine is likely to be in there, followed by comfort and…

Full list of US airlines raising fees for checked baggage

newsweek.com U.S. airlines including Alaska, American and JetBlue have recently announced they will raise their checked baggage fees, as the aviation sector struggles with rising fuel…

American Airlines Hikes Bag Fees, Limits Miles For Travel Agency Bookings: What Flyers Need To Know

benzinga.com In a recent move, American Airlines AAL has decided to increase its baggage fees for the first time in over five years. The airline also announced a change in its policy for…

Kate Middleton faces down camera flashes in viral video

newsweek.com The Princess of Wales has become the subject of a new viral video after footage showing the royal illuminated by banks of camera flashes at official events has resurfaced on…

JetBlue quietly raises cost of checking bags within 24 hours of flight

wcvb.com While American Airlines made headlines Tuesday for raising the cost of checking bags, JetBlue Airways has also increased checked bag prices.Customers of JetBlue may notice…

filling potholes

apnews.com Mexico’s president acknowledged Tuesday that the armed forces have taken over yet another civilian role: fixing the nation’s highways. Filling potholes has now been added to…

Trinidad hires foreign experts to help contain oil spill and remove capsized barge

apnews.com SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico (AP) — The government of Trinidad and Tobago announced Tuesday that it is partnering with international experts to remove the wreckage of a barge that…

Black Audiences Want Better Representation

mediapost.com Tracy Chapman and Luke Combs perform at the Grammys All those recent initiatives toward diversity and inclusion haven’t changed the perception among Black audiences: They…

Argentina's poverty levels hit 57% of population, a 20-year high in January, study finds

abcnews.go.com A study has found more than 57% of Argentina's people are considered poor, the worst poverty level in 20 years BUENOS AIRES, Argentina -- Poverty levels skyrocketed to 57.4%…

Sun Country Airlines Extends its Fall Booking Schedule

benzinga.com MINNEAPOLIS, Feb. 20, 2024 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Sun Country Airlines SNCY is extending its selling schedule through December 10, 2024, allowing customers to book fall travel…

‘Pepe’ Review: A Footnote in the Pablo Escobar Saga Is Dreamily Reimagined as a Hippo’s Reflections on Life and Death

hollywoodreporter.com When Pablo Escobar was killed in an exchange of gunfire with Colombian special forces in 1993, the “Cocaine King” left behind a private menagerie that included four…

American Airlines is raising bag fees and changing how customers earn frequent-flyer points

apnews.com American Airlines is pushing customers to buy tickets directly from the airline if they want to earn frequent-flyer points, and it is raising the cost of checking bags.…

Crossfire Hurricane Rum by The Rolling Stones Signs National Agreement with Southern Glazer's Wine & Spirits

benzinga.com The golden rum first hits shelves in Florida and California in late February 2024 MIAMI and LOS ANGELES, Feb. 20, 2024 /PRNewswire/ -- Crossfire Hurricane Rum, the signature…

American Airlines is raising checked-luggage prices

siliconvalley.com By Jordan Valinsky | CNN New York — Checking a bag on American Airlines will now cost you more than at every other major US airline. The carrier announced Tuesday that the…

American Airlines raises bag fees, won't allow some travel agency bookings to earn miles

cnbc.com An American Airlines plane sits at the gate at Cancun International Airport on May 26, 2023. American Airlines has raised the price to check a bag for the first time in more…

Who makes Donald Trump's gold sneakers? What we know

newsweek.com Donald Trump arrived at Sneaker Con in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, on Saturday to an emotionally charged audience as he revealed his new line of sneakers. The former…

Online harassment, danger and poverty: How the digital divide affects the LGBTI community

euronews.com The first study of its kind has looked into how the digital divide affects the LGBTI community. The digital divide is a “vicious cycle” for the LGBTI community around the…

What is AI? A-to-Z Glossary of 27 Essential AI Terms

tech.co The AI landscape moves at a breakneck speed, so you'd be forgiven if you've been caught off guard by an unfamiliar term (or two). Staying up to date with the latest AI…

How to book a luxury break for less

theguardian.com Being flexible about destinations, and when you go, is a good way to save, says Rory Boland, travel editor at consumer group Which?. “Our research has pointed to Turkey as a…

When To Expect Mishael Morgan Back As Amanda Sinclair On ‘The Young And The Restless’

deadline.com Mishael Morgan — the daytime soap star who made history in 2022 by becoming the first Black actress to win Outstanding Lead Actress at the Daytime Emmys — is set to briefly…

Satellite image shows "absolutely devastating" path of Tobago oil spill

newsweek.com Huge streaks of black can be seen stretching across the waters of the Caribbean in satellite images of the recent oil spill near Tobago. The oil spill occurred on February 7…

The funding fight that could shape the abortion access map

politico.com The scramble is pitting abortion-rights supporters in states with near-total bans against those in states where abortion is legal but under threat against those in…

Delta Adds Seattle To Miami Flights As Of December 2024

onemileatatime.com Delta is making some interesting additions to its domestic network. In addition to launching its new longest domestic flight (from Boston to Honolulu), Delta is also adding…

African Cinema Set to Shine at Berlin Film Festival, but Continent’s Moviemakers Insist ‘There’s Always Room for More’

variety.com Africa’s growing screen industries are making their mark on the global stage, with three titles in the main competition at this year’s Berlin Film Festival, but how to…

Director Malaury Eloi-Paisley on Her Debut Documentary ‘L’Homme Vertige,’ and the Unvarnished Reality of Caribbean Island Life

variety.com It took eight years for Guadeloupean native Malaury Eloi Paisley to complete her first feature, “L’Homme Vertige: Tales of a City,” which premieres in Berlin’s Forum. In…

DannyLux Helps Street Vendor Retire & More Uplifting Moments in Latin Music

billboard.com From career milestones to new music releases to major announcements and those little important moments, Billboard editors highlight uplifting moments in Latin music. Here’s…

I got a peek at the new adults-only area at Royal Caribbean's Perfect Day at CocoCay. I'm sure it'll become a smash hit on the $350 million private island

businessinsider.com Royal Caribbean launched Hideaway Beach, the new adult-only section of its private island, Perfect Day at CocoCay, in January. Brittany Chang/Business Insider I spent an…

Meet a millennial DINK who's been able to buy 2 boats and a convertible: 'You couldn't ask for a better life'

businessinsider.com has been able to buy boats as a DINK. ViewApart/Getty Images The DINK lifestyle — double income, no kids — is gaining more visibility in America. Tiffany Wasiuk expressed…

Why are London’s newly named underground lines controversial?

euronews.com Reactions have been a mix of incredulity over one line's name and dry British humour mocking the announcement. London’s underground rail system is arguably one of the most…

The Best Presidents’ Day Luggage and Travel Deals on Tumi, Paravel and More

hollywoodreporter.com Whether you’re booking long flights to extravagant European getaways or planning a road trip, Presidents’ Day is an opportune time to upgrade your luggage or next vacation.…

Sam Rockwell, Haley Lu Richardson, Michael Peña, Zazie Beetz & Juno Temple To Star In Gore Verbinski’s ‘Good Luck, Have Fun, Don’t Die’ With Constantin…

deadline.com The EFM packages aren’t done just yet. Pirates Of The Caribbean director and Oscar winner Gore Verbinski has pulled together a strong cast for his fun-sounding next movie,…

"Civil War, Nuclear War, Economic Collapse... Maybe All Three?"

zerohedge.com "Civil War, Nuclear War, Economic Collapse... Maybe All Three?" Authored by James Howard Kunstler via Kunstler.com, Speed... and... Action “It’s like every other two-minute…

Farruko’s ‘Rasta Reggae’ & More: Which Is Your Favorite New Latin Music Release This Week? Vote!

billboard.com This week, Billboard‘s New Music Latin roundup and playlist — curated by Billboard Latin and Billboard Español editors — feature fresh new releases from artists such as…

Honduras watchdog bans institutions from trading crypto

aol.com Honduras' CNBS regulator has banned the Central American country's financial system from trading in cryptocurrency and similar virtual assets, it said in a resolution,…

Meet Luar, the designer clothing brand that got Beyoncé to attend New York Fashion Week

businessinsider.com Raul Lopez at his Luar runway show during New York Fashion Week 2023. WWD/Getty Images Luar is a designer brand created by New York native Raul Lopez. His unique dresses and…

Atlantic Ocean may "soon" start to close

newsweek.com The vast stretch of ocean between the Americas and Europe may be about to close soon—on a geological timescale. Just before the continents begin to drift back together, an…

The Not-So-Camouflaged MAGA Politics of Don Jr.’s New Hunting Magazine

politico.com and Kimberly Guilfoyle (center) on Kimberly's first mule deer hunt. Trump Jr. said that there is nowhere he'd rather be than hunting. | Photos courtesy of Field Ethos Rosie…

Heathcliff Janusz Iwanowski Teams Up with ‘Seaspiracy’ Director Ali Tabrizi on Seafaring Adventure ‘Ocean on Fire’ (EXCLUSIVE)

variety.com Polish director-producer Heathcliff Janusz Iwanowski is making his English-language debut with “Ocean on Fire,” a nautical thriller written by original “Point Break” scribe…

Gears Of The Refugee Machine

zerohedge.com Gears Of The Refugee Machine Authored by Spike Hampson via the Brownstone Institute, A solid majority of American citizens now recognize that Biden’s many millions of…

From Anitta to Celia Cruz, Bomba Estéreo & Maluma: A Definitive Playlist for Carnival 2024

billboard.com From the vibrant streets of Rio de Janeiro to the spirited parades of Barranquilla, Colombia, Carnival is a testament to the power of music, dance and extravagant costumes,…

Tobago oil spill spreading to Grenada, could also impact Venezuela

theglobeandmail.com An oil spill that has stained Tobago’s coastline in the Caribbean is entering into Grenada’s waters and could impact neighboring Venezuela, Tobago’s Chief Secretary Farley…

SECOND ANNUAL ANTIGUA & BARBUDA RESTAURANT WEEK RETURNS MAY 4-19

benzinga.com Two-week gastronomical event will feature cuisine and culture from the twin-island nation with elevated experiences from celebrity chefs of Caribbean heritage, including…

London's iconic underground map is getting an update, with 6 new names and colors

apnews.com For anyone with even a passing acquaintance with London, is as iconic as the red buses or the black cabs. But for the past few years, there’s been something not quite right…

Experience 'Jamaica's Vibe Getaway' With Blue Diamond Resorts: Honoring the King of Reggae

benzinga.com Hideaway at Royalton Blue Waters, An Autograph Collection All-Inclusive Resort – Adults Only MONTEGO BAY, Jamaica, Feb. 15, 2024 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- In tribute to Jamaica's…

5 Analyst Best Stock Picks from Wall Street for 2024 That Pay Dividends

247wallst.com Every year, the top Wall Street firms release a list of their top stock picks for the coming 12 months, and typically, they are companies that the stock analysts have…

Award-Winning Distillery Buffalo Trace Selects Premium Barrel for Holland America Line

benzinga.com Master blenders Drew Mayville and Kentucky Bourbon Hall of Fame inductee Freddie Johnson curate an exclusive barrel for the fleet SEATTLE, Feb. 15, 2024 /CNW/ -- Holland…

London Overground: new names and colours for six lines revealed

theguardian.com The London Overground is to be rebranded into six lines with names inspired by the capital’s and the country’s diverse modern history, from Windrush to the Lionesses. The…

Johnny Depp and Saudi Prince Have “Bromance Like No Other”

hollywoodreporter.com Johnny Depp has struck up a “bromance like no other” with Saudi Arabia Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman, aka MBS, says a Vanity Fair profile. And after getting a royal tour…

Protoje & Stonebwoy to Bring Authentic Dancehall Experience to Boomyard Stage at Cali Vibes Festival

billboard.com Cali Vibes — the West Coast’s biggest reggae, roots music and hip-hop festival — returns to Long Beach this weekend with one of its strongest lineups yet, including…

"Cash In Envelopes": How The US And UN Are Funding The Border Crisis

zerohedge.com "Cash In Envelopes": How The US And UN Are Funding The Border Crisis By Darlene McCormick Sanchez of The Epoch Times, The United States is bankrolling its own “invasion” by…

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