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An airline passenger was caught trying to smuggle a python on a plane by hiding it inside a hard drive at Miami International Airport

TSA agents in Miami stopped a traveler from smuggling a snake onto a plane bound for Barbados on Monday. A TSA spokeswoman said, "the 'good catch' elucidates that we are skilled at finding even hidden threats." Neither the snake nor traveler boarded the plane. TSA agents at Miami International Airp

AOL CORP

(No) Snakes on the Plane

Transportation Security Administrationofficers intercepted a Royal Python hidden in a checked bag bound for Barbados atMiami International Airport (MIA)on Monday.A woman in her early 30s concealed the snake by wrapping it in a sack and then placing it inside an external hard drive and packing it in

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CARIBBEAN-CARICOM-Measures being implemented to fast-track full implementation of CSME

CARICOM Chairman, Jamaica’s Prime Minister Andrew Holness (right) says the Prime Ministerial Sub-Committee on the CSME will now have quarterly meetings beginning in September in Barbados, which will be hosted by Prime Minister Mia Mottley (left). Image courtesy Cana News, 10 July 2018.

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Someone tried to smuggle a snake onto a plane by hiding it in a hard drive

actually quite rare, so an invasive species such as a ball python could cause serious damage to the local ecosystem. " class="canvas-atom canvas-text Mb(1.0em) Mb(0)--sm Mt(0.8em)--sm">Snakes on Barbados areactually quite rare, so an invasive species such as a ball python could cause serious damage

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Snake eyes: Reptile found in hard drive at Miami airport

Citing Transportation Security Administration, the Miami Herald reports officers screening luggage at the Miami International Airport Sunday found an “organic mass” inside a checked bag. TSA spokeswoman Sari Koshetz says that discovery meant the bag was examined by a bomb expert, who uncovered the l

WASHINGTON POST

Caribbean Island Nations Getting Onboard With Decriminalization

After a meeting this month by heads of state among the Caribbean Community (CARICOM) including Bahamas, Barbados, Haiti, Jamaica, and 15 other neighboring island nations, the group came to some consensus toward legalizing and regulating cannabis. The officials agreed to "review marijuana's current s

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Forget the Caribbean: Was Rum Invented in India?

Whenrumwas invented it was already at least a thousand years old.I’d better explain. For every cultural phenomenon, be it Russian formalism, country line dancing or the production of a distilled spirit from the juice of the sugar cane or the byproducts of its refining (that is, making rum), there is

DAILY BEAST

Chrissy Metz Heads to Barbados For Summer Break! | chrissy metz hits the beach vacation 03 - Photo

Full-sizeAbout Photo #4109227:Chrissy Metz is kicking off her summer with a vacation! The 37-year-old This Is Us actress headed to Sandals Royal Barbados resort this week in Maxwell Gardens,…Read More Here

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Rihanna looking to go dancehall on new album project - theGrio

Ever since she released her last project,Anti, in 2016,Rihannaand her labelRoc Nationhave been on the hunt… for beats.

THEGRIO - 2018-07-20 12:52:00

Chrissy Metz Heads to Barbados For Summer Break!

Chrissy Metzis kicking off her summer with a vacation!The 37-year-oldThis Is Usactress headed to Sandals Royal Barbados resort this week in Maxwell Gardens, Barbados.PHOTOS:Check out the latest pics ofChrissy MetzChrissyand her BFFDonnie Berryenjoyed some downtime at the resort where they hung out b

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Vujaday Festival Announces 2019 Return To Barbados + 2018 Recap

If watching the sunset off the coast of the Caribbean, while sipping on a piña colada with your closest friends, and listening to your favorite techno or house DJ throw down a sick set is your cup of tea, thenVujadaymight be the festival for you. FromApril 3-7, 2019throughout the beautiful island of

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Little Arches Boutique Hotel Barbados wins Gold - Travelandtourworld.com

Little Arches, one of Barbados’ most well-known boutique hotels, is based on a south coast hideaway bay, close to the flawless white sands of Enterprise Beach.

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AP News - Snake eyes: Reptile found in hard drive at Miami airport

Citing Transportation Security Administration, the Miami Herald reports officers screening luggage at the Miami International Airport Sunday found an "organic mass" inside a checked bag. TSA spokeswoman Sari Koshetz says that discovery meant the bag was examined by a bomb expert, who uncovered the l

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A Taste of the Caribbean

In addition,Caribbeandestinations closely tied to the all-inclusive market are sponsoring cuisine programs featuring menus designed by gourmet celebrity chefs, as well as partnerships with top-shelf cuisine providers. Even boutique properties are getting into the act, offering special cuisine packag

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Barbados introduces hotel tax with just a week's notice that could see tourists forced to pay up to £200 on top of the cost of their holiday

© Provided by Associated Newspapers LimitedThe holiday island of Barbados, pictured, is set to introduce a hotel tax that could see tourists pay up to £200 in levies on top of the cost of their holiday

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Tropical update: Beryl continues northwest path; Tropical Storm Chris intensifies

UPDATE, 8 a.m.:Tropical Storm Beryl is maintaining maximum sustained winds of 45 mph, according to the National Hurricane Center’s latest update.The storm is moving west-northwest at 20 mph and is currently 190 miles east-northeast of Barbados.

PALM BEACH DAILY NEWS

U17s told to pursue greatness: TTCB president: No better time to be a WI cricketer

GOOD JOB: Trinidad and Tobago left-arm orthodox spinner Nicholas Ali, second right, and right-arm pacer Jayden Seales, second left, celebrate the dismissal of a Guyana batsman during their CWI Regional U-17 match on Saturday. T&T finished second behind new champions Barbados while Guyana were third.

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Itron to Improve Water Infrastructure in Barbados | Markets Insider

Itron, Inc. (NASDAQ: ITRI), which is innovating the way utilities and cities manage energy and water, is working with the Barbados Water Authority (BWA) to help the utility minimize water loss throughout the island. Itron, through its regional distributor Innotech Utilities, will replace the utility

BUSINESS INSIDER

Hurricane Beryl Downgraded to Tropical Storm

What to KnowA tropical storm warning is in effect for Dominica.A tropical storm watch is in effect for Barbados, St. Lucia, Martinique, Guadeloupe, St. Martin, St. Barthelemy, Saba and St. Eustatius.

NBC MIAMI

Keeping a close eye on Barbados

AT last week’s launch of the 2017 Financial Stability Report, Central Bank Governor Alvin Hilaire took questions from the floor, including for from Express Business editor, Anthony Wilson the following are his responses to some of those questions on the local economy:

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