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Bank CEOs say their Caribbean operations stand to benefit from cheaper oil

A combination of lower oil prices and cost-cutting is poised to help improve the Caribbean operations of some of Canada’s biggest banks, a region where they have struggled for years. While they brace for loan losses and lower revenues in Western Canada due the plunge in oil, the big banks say the Caribbean is set to benefit from the decline. ...

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Ruling opens door for cruise malpractice lawsuits

MIAMI (AP) — Pasquale Vaglio, a retired New York City policeman and Korean War veteran, was on the cruise of a lifetime with 18 family members in the summer of 2001 aboard Royal Caribbean’s “Explorer of the Seas.” Then, the accident happened.

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Ruling opens door for cruise malpractice lawsuits

MIAMI (AP) — Pasquale Vaglio, a retired New York City policeman and Korean War veteran, was on the cruise of a lifetime with 18 family members in the summer of 2001 aboard Royal Caribbean’s “Explorer of the Seas.” Then, the accident happened.

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Carnival sees big cruise opportunity in Cuba

Carnival Corp. the world’s largest cruise operator, said Cuba would present “a tremendous opportunity” if the United States ended its economic embargo on the Caribbean nation.The United States and Cuba said they would restore diplomatic ties, the biggest step towards normalizing business relations since Washington severed them five decades ago.“We are excited about the prospect for Cuba …

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Puerto Rico tops list of 25 best islands

Puerto Rico is the best of 25 Caribbean Islands, according to a Business Insider magazine, judged on accessibility, hotel room costs and attractions.

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