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UK's Prince William Says He Wants to Serve After Caribbean Criticism
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LONDON (Reuters) — Prince William has said he is committed to service and “not telling people what to do” after a tour of the Caribbean that was marked by protests over the British empire and criticism that the trip reflected a throwback to colonial times. William released the statement at

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British Royal Couple Starts Caribbean Tour Dogged By Protest In Belize
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BELIZE CITY (Reuters) — Britain’s Prince William and his wife Kate arrived in Belize on Saturday for a weeklong Caribbean tour that was marred by a local protest before it even began amid growing scrutiny of the British Empire’s colonial ties to the region. The arrival of the Duke and

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Start of British Royals' Caribbean Tour Marred by Belize Protest
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BELIZE CITY (Reuters) — Britain’s Prince William and his wife Kate will not visit a cacao farm in an indigenous region of Belize as planned on their Caribbean tour, the Belize government said Friday, after local villagers staged a protest against their arrival. The Duke and Duchess of Cambridge travel

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Didn't Know You Could Fly Fish In The Caribbean? Then You Don't Know Belize
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BELMOPAN — For some, the notion of an isolated, utterly private Caribbean atoll may conjure up fantasies of tropical indolence — chaise lounges on a white-sand beach, umbrella drinks and perhaps a paperback. There are chaise longues and umbrella drinks available at Turneffe Flats. But most days the chairs are

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St. Thomas and Grand Bahama Island Are 2 Places To Avoid In Caribbean, Report Says
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CHARLOTTE AMALIE — “Our newly updated Caribbean island report at InternationalLiving.com has seen a spike in web traffic of 225 percent over the last month. And that traffic is up 184 percent over the same period last year,” says Jennifer Stevens, Executive Editor, International Living. “Interest in the Caribbean has increased, which is not surprising considering the cold weather

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Feds Single Out Rogue Caribbean Countries Most Responsible For Drugs, Money Laundering ... BVI Is At The Top Of The List
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BVI’S NAKED CRIMINALITY: The U.S. Department of State has singled out the British Virgin Islands as a major player in drug/illicit money laundering on a world-wide scale. WASHINGTON – The United States named several Caribbean Community (CARICOM) countries as major illicit drug producing and  major drug-transit countries with some regional

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Belize's Great Blue Hole Threatened By Offshore Drilling?
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  Belize’s Great Blue Hole, one of the top dive sites in the world, could be threatened by offshore drilling after the Caribbean nation’s Ministry of Energy proposed offshore oil exploration in 99 percent of Belize’s waters and drilling if oil is found. The plan would include protected marine areas

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