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Getting to know Grenada, 35 years after the US invasion

Getting to know Grenada, 35 years after the US invasion

Where? That question lingered on the lips of Americans in October 1983 when news broke that President Ronald Reagan had sent U.S. troops to invade this tiny Caribbean nation. Grenada, population 110,000, didn’t register on the radar of many folks, and certainly not as enemy territory. By Christmas, the conflict …

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What to do, see and eat in St. Kitts

What to do, see and eat in St. Kitts

Park Hyatt via CNN The Park Hyatt in St Kitt has a mix of accessibility and remoteness. Park Hyatt via CNN The Park Hyatt in St Kitt has a mix of accessibility and remoteness. More travel news (CNN) – “If your name is James, you go by Jim. If your …

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Could we start a movement?

Could we start a movement?

DEAR AMY: Like many people, I have strong opinions about the state of politics in the U.S. But, I’m increasingly concerned about the venom with which people state their opinions. Columnist Amy Dickinson (Bill Hogan/Chicago Tribune)  It doesn’t seem to be enough to explain their position and try to persuade …

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El Chapo’s wife is flaunting her wealth while he’s on trial

El Chapo's wife is flaunting her wealth while he's on trial

While her husband awaits trial in a high-security Manhattan lock-up, Emma Coronel Aispuro is living the high life in Mexico. The sexy, young wife of Joaquin “El Chapo” Guzman Loera is often photographed smiling in skimpy bikinis at picture-postcard beaches — images featured prominently on Instagram accounts bearing her name. …

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A tour of St. Kitts, the real Caribbean

A tour of St. Kitts, the real Caribbean

“If your name is James, you go by Jim. If your name is Christopher, you go by Kit.” That’s how calypso singer Socrates explains the name of his island, St. Kitts. Technically, the island’s proper name is St. Christopher. But many tourists who arrive are confused, thinking they might have …

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What to do, see and eat in St. Kitts

What to do, see and eat in St. Kitts

(CNN) – “If your name is James, you go by Jim. If your name is Christopher, you go by Kit.” That’s how calypso singer Socrates explains the name of his island, St. Kitts. Technically, the island’s proper name is St. Christopher. But many tourists who arrive are confused, thinking they …

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In Mexico Beach after Michael, some coming home find no home

MEXICO BEACH, Fla. (AP) — With stunned faces and tears, residents of hard-hit Mexico Beach returned home for the first time Wednesday about a week after Hurricane Michael hit to find pieces of their lives scattered across the sand and a community altered. Nancy Register sobbed uncontrollably after finding no …

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