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Kid-Friendly Summer Vacations: Our Top Tropical Picks

Oyster | Posted 08.02.2014 | Travel
Oyster

What's the secret to a great family vacation? Finding a location that allows everyone to explore and have fun -- at their own pace. A spot where the kids (most likely bursting with energy) can have a blast while you enjoy a relaxing massage and a margarita... or several margaritas.

We Need a Marshall Plan for Clean Energy in the Caribbean

Richard Schiffman | Posted 07.16.2014 | Green
Richard Schiffman

Unlike an industrial powerhouse like Germany, for example, few Caribbean countries are in a position to fully exploit their renewable energy potential.

This Island's Prime Minister Is Going On A Hunger Strike

AP | DILMA ARENDS | Posted 07.13.2014 | World

ORANJESTAD, Aruba (AP) — Aruba's prime minister and several legislators have launched a hunger strike to protest what they say is meddling by the Du...

In Aruba, Life's a Beach

Barbara Barton Sloane | Posted 07.07.2014 | Travel
Barbara Barton Sloane

Some people love a parade, some love a rainy night. I love a beach. After a long, hard winter, I was so ready for the beach. Aruba, here I come.

Is Diversification Breaking Through in America?

Jane Cutler Yepez | Posted 06.24.2014 | Women
Jane Cutler Yepez

While my partner and I have both long stopped noticing our differences, I am constantly struck by how the outside world views us. In major cities, no one seems to notice. But in less diverse environments, I catch sidewise glances of both benign acceptance and withering disapproval.

Aruba: Building a Sustainable Resort Island

Steven Cohen | Posted 05.31.2014 | Green
Steven Cohen

In the past, whenever Aruba needed to address its pressing financial needs, the answer was to add more hotel rooms and bring in more tourists.

David Lohr

Dr. Phil Won't Pay In Defamation Case Over Natalee Holloway

HuffingtonPost.com | David Lohr | Posted 01.23.2014 | Crime

A California appeals court has ruled in favor of talk show host Dr. Phil McGraw, in a defamation lawsuit over his coverage of the Natalee Holloway cas...

12 Fab Hotel Deals: Black Friday Through Cyber Tuesday

MiniTime | Posted 01.23.2014 | Travel
MiniTime

(photo: Pointe Hilton Tapatio Cliffs Resort) Attention, vacation shoppers! The post-Thanksgiving shopping days aren't just for scoring deals on holid...

8 Newcomer Resorts Not to Miss

Alison Lewis | Posted 11.25.2013 | Travel
Alison Lewis

Fall is finally here, so it's time to put your cool-weather travel plans in motion. Here are eight fabulous, unique, brand-new resorts that are the epitome of wellness traveling at its best.

A Jump in the Sea

Sofia Maldonado | Posted 11.23.2013 | Arts
Sofia Maldonado

Ten artists speak one language. It is Caribbean. It is Contemporary. It is World-art. It is the voice of an emerging generation of artists that speak a universal language independently of our Caribbean heritage.

10 Caribbean Spots You Can Still Go To Despite Hurricane Season

The Huffington Post | Lisa_Miller | Posted 06.24.2014 | Travel

You'd think that travelers would stay far away from the Caribbean during summer's peak hurricane season. But users of the website MissTravel.com h...

David Lohr

Joran Van Der Sloot Could Be Married Next Month

HuffingtonPost.com | David Lohr | Posted 05.30.2013 | Crime

Convicted killer Joran van der Sloot is engaged to a Peruvian woman, according to his attorney Maximo Altez. The wedding is to be held in June, pendin...

Feel Like a Kid Again

Oyster | Posted 05.29.2013 | Travel
Oyster

Who doesn't feel like a kid again when at a water park?

There's More To Aruba Than Awesome Beach Concerts

Richard C. Murray and Laurie Heifetz | Posted 10.01.2013 | Travel
Richard C. Murray and Laurie Heifetz

Three small Dutch islands in the southern Caribbean are huge when it comes to hosting world-class music festivals. Aruba, Bonaire and Curacao -- known as the ABC islands -- offer much more than resorts, beaches, gambling and diving.

PHOTOS: The Caribbean's Hidden Hotels

Oyster | Posted 05.06.2013 | Travel
Oyster

There's nothing quite like the sense of discovery one feels when arriving at a hidden gem hotel -- a truly special spot that is intimate, remote, underrated or all of the above.

The World's Most Romantic Restaurants

Triposo | Posted 04.15.2013 | Travel
Triposo

Which restaurants are most frequently mentioned as being "romantic" on social media?

Giordano Indecency Case Closed

AP | ERIC TUCKER | Posted 08.03.2012 | Crime

BALTIMORE -- A lawyer for a man suspected in the presumed death of his traveling companion in Aruba says prosecutors in Maryland are dropping an unrel...

PHOTOS: 7 Awesome Beach Bars

Oyster | Posted 10.03.2012 | Travel
Oyster

What better way to enjoy your summer to the fullest -- and deal with the reality of the approaching fall -- than to visit a happening bar on the beach?

PHOTOS: 10 Memorable Swim-Up Bars

Oyster | Posted 09.20.2012 | Travel
Oyster

You won't have to worry about falling off the stool.

Natalee Holloway's Mother Sues Magazine Over 'Untrue' Stories

AP | Posted 06.21.2012 | Crime

BIRMINGHAM, Ala. -- The mother of Natalee Holloway is suing The National Enquirer, saying the tabloid published untrue stories to profit from her daug...

PHOTOS: Aruba's Harley-Riding Hotelier

Posted 06.20.2012 | Travel

When Richard Roy, now the general manager of The Westin Aruba, moved to the island about five years ago, he made sure to ship over his custom Harley-D...

Suspect In Robyn Gardner's Disappearance Sues For $3.5 Million Insurance Claim

Posted 06.20.2012 | Crime

The lone suspect in a Maryland woman's disappearance in Aruba is trying to get $3.5 million for the insurance policy he took out on her shortly before...

David Lohr

Expert: Once Peru Gets Rid Of Joran van der Sloot, The U.S. Wants To Try Him For Murder

HuffingtonPost.com | David Lohr | Posted 03.27.2014 | Crime

A Peruvian court will soon issue a decision on whether to allow convicted killer Joran van der Sloot to be extradited to the United States on charges ...

David Lohr

Natalee Holloway Could Be Declared Dead Today

HuffingtonPost.com | David Lohr | Posted 01.12.2012 | Crime

An Alabama judge will decide on Thursday whether to declare Natalee Holloway dead. The decision will come just one day after Joran van der Sloot, the ...

American Tourist Drowns At Infamous Aruba Beach

Posted 12.28.2011 | Travel

An American tourist has drowned at the now notorious, tranquil Aruban beach where Robyn Gardner went missing in August. The Aruba Herald reports th...