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Carnival’s struggle to survive the coronavirus as outbreak wipes out the cruise industry

Published 6 April 2020

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Carnival’s struggle to survive the coronavirus as outbreak wipes out the cruise industry

PUBLISHED SUN, APR 5 202011:49 AM EDTUPDATED SUN, APR 5 20208:19 PM EDTMacKenzie Sigalos

WATCH NOWVIDEO17:41Can the cruise industry recover from coronavirus?

The COVID-19 outbreak has laid waste to entire sectors of the global economy, but none faster than the cruise industry. The pandemic has basically shut down the cruise-ship business, with the three largest publicly traded cruise companies suspending some, if not all, of their operations.

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Haiti declares emergency over coronavirus, imposes curfew, shuts borders

Published 20 March 2020

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PORT-AU-PRINCE (Reuters) – Haiti’s government on Thursday declared a state of emergency over the coronavirus outbreak, closing the borders of the Americas’ poorest nation and imposing a curfew after authorities detected the first two cases of infection.

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International news, News

Birmingham widow who scooped £300k casino jackpot is hacked to death in Jamaica

Published 19 February 2020
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ByMike Lockley
11:01, 17 FEB 2020UPDATED07:30, 18 FEB 2020

A widow who scooped almost £300,000 in one magical night at a Birmingham casino has been savagely hacked to death in Jamaica.

The life-changing windfall helped former Birmingham shopkeeper Evadney Gayle build a dream home on the island of her birth.

The palatial property, in St Tooties, an unspoilt, palm-fringed paradise in Jamaica’s Manchester parish, became the setting for her barbaric murder.

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The Sustainable Consumer – World Consumer Rights Day 2020 theme

Published 31 January 2020

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The Sustainable Consumer – World Consumer Rights Day 2020 theme

07 January 2020

Consumers International has announced that the theme for World Consumer Rights Day 2020, 15 March 2020, will be ‘The Sustainable Consumer’. The campaign will discuss the need for sustainable consumption globally, as well as highlighting the important role that consumer rights and protection can play.

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Business, International news, News

Exxon Ships First Oil From New Mega-Discoveries In Guyana

Published 31 January 2020

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Exxon Ships First Oil From New Mega-Discoveries In Guyana

Dylan Baddour

Dylan BaddourContributor EnergyI write about energy in Venezuela and Colombia.

Oil tanker with tugboat at sea
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As the tiny nation of Guyana sends off its first tanker full of crude, the world welcomes a newcomer to the ranks of high volume oil producers. 

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