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The 10 poetry books that made it onto the National Book Award longlist in 2021

Some of the poetry longlist finalists for the 2021 National Book Awards include "The Wild Fox of Yemen" by Threa Almontaser and "What Noise Against the Cane" by Desiree C. Bailey. Amazon; Rachel Mendelson/Insider When you buy through our links, Insider may earn an affiliate commission. Learn more. The National Book Foundation published its longlist for the poetry award this week. The 10 favorites are below - from former Pulitzer Prize winners to emerging poets. Want more books? Check out t...
Tags: Reviews, Amazon, Books, New York, Education, California, US, America, Trends, Senegal, Features, Yemen, Border Patrol, Caribbean, Black, E-learning


12 Awesome Sci-Fi Movies That Never Got Sequels

Many of the greatest science fiction franchises of all-time have benefitted from multiple cinematic installments that help expand their mythologies. Not every sequel to "Star Wars," "Star Trek," and "Alien" is great, but few would argue that their legacies are isolated to just one film. Occasionally, a sequel is even better than the original; recent films like "Mad Max: Fury Road" and "Blade Runner 2049" surpassed expectations and became classics in their own right.But not every sci-fi series ge...
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Airbus Sees LatAm Aviation Market at Pre-Pandemic Levels by 2024

MEXICO CITY (Reuters) - The aviation market in Latin America and the Caribbean should by early 2024 recover to the size it was before the...
Tags: Mexico, Airbus, Latin America, Caribbean, Reuters


Arcade auction ends era for Banning’s Museum of Pinball

If you’ve ever driven the 10 freeway out toward Joshua Tree, you may have noticed a squat warehouse building next to the Banning Municipal Airport, seen its sign and thought the Museum of Pinball sounded like fun. More than fun, it was a passion project for father and son John and Johnathon Weeks, who owned the vast majority of the games there. First a private space to house their extensive collection, it became a destination for pinheads and arcade enthusiasts. But a confluence of unfortunate c...
Tags: News, Norman Reedus, Sport, Soccer, Guinness World Record, Long Beach, Community, John, Atari, Local News, Ac Dc, Caribbean, Palm Springs, Flint, Anaheim, Campbell


Banning’s Museum of Pinball to close, games set for auction

If you’ve ever driven the 10 freeway out toward Joshua Tree, you may have noticed a squat warehouse building next to the Banning Municipal Airport, seen its sign and thought the Museum of Pinball sounded like fun. More than fun, it was a passion project for father and son John and Johnathon Weeks, who owned the vast majority of the games there. First a private space to house their extensive collection, it became a destination for pinheads and arcade enthusiasts. But a confluence of unfortunate c...
Tags: News, Norman Reedus, Sport, Soccer, Guinness World Record, Long Beach, John, Atari, Ac Dc, Caribbean, Palm Springs, Flint, Anaheim, Campbell, Santa Ana, Sotheby


US envoy to Haiti resigns over ‘inhumane’ decision to deport migrants

Daniel Foote excoriates Washington in letter addressed to Antony Blinken for deporting hundreds from a border campThe US envoy to Haiti dramatically resigned on Thursday in a letter that excoriated Washington for deporting hundreds of migrants to the volatile Caribbean nation from a border camp in recent days. Related: Haitians reportedly being released in US likely include pregnant women and families Continue reading...
Tags: Washington, Americas, US, World news, US news, US immigration, Haiti, Caribbean, Antony Blinken, Biden Administration, Daniel Foote


Covid live: transmission in England highest among 12- to 15-year-olds; Germany quarantine pay to end for unvaccinated

England’s chief medical officer says most 12-15 year olds in country could catch Covid; draft suggests Germany rules would come into force in October‘It’s scary’: record Covid absences cause concern in England’s schoolsArdern gambles as New Zealand Covid restrictions easedRiot police on Melbourne streets to prevent third day of protestsArgentina to lift almost all Covid restrictions as cases and deaths fall‘High alert’ warning as more than 100,000 pupils in England miss school 6.16pm BST As ...
Tags: England, Germany, US, America, Spain, World news, Joe Biden, New Zealand, Melbourne, Biden, Latin America, Caribbean, Saharan Africa, Pedro Sanchez, Southern Europe, Coronavirus


MLS, Liga MX plan revamped Leagues Cup in 2023 with all 47 teams

The Major League Soccer and Liga MX relationship continues to expand. It was announced Tuesday that, beginning in 2023, all of the teams in both leagues – 29 from MLS and 18 from Liga MX – will compete in an expanded Leagues Cup tournament. The leagues will pause their domestic seasons for one month in the summer to play the new edition of the Leagues Cup, with the format consisting of a group phase followed by a knockout stage. The current version, which has a championship match set for Wednesd...
Tags: Mexico, Sports, Sport, Canada, Soccer, Mls, FIFA World Cup, Major League Soccer, Caribbean, Seattle Sounders, Liga MX, Don Garber, Carli Lloyd, Lafc, Liga, Minnesota United


Book Nook: Looking for a Jumbie

I recently had a chance to review Looking for a Jumbie by Tracey Baptiste Illustrator: Amber Ren This book follows a young, brave girl as she goes on a search for creatures from Caribbean folklore. Mom says jumbies don't exist, but Naya is insistent that they do.Brought to you by: Frugal Focus
Tags: Frugality, Caribbean, Naya, Tracey Baptiste Illustrator


US officials defend expulsion of Haitians from Texas town

By JUAN A. LOZANO, ERIC GAY, ELLIOT SPAGAT and EVENS SANON DEL RIO, Texas (AP) — More than 6,000 Haitians and other migrants have been removed from an encampment at a Texas border town, U.S. officials said Monday as they defended a strong response that included immediately expelling migrants to their impoverished Caribbean country and using horse patrols to stop them from entering the town. Calling it a “challenging and heartbreaking situation,” Department of Homeland Security Secretary Alejandr...
Tags: Politics, Texas, News, Mexico, Immigration, US, Sport, World news, Joe Biden, Ap, Soccer, United States, Chile, Mexico City, Rio De Janeiro, South America


US officials defend deportation of Haitians from Texas town

By JUAN A. LOZANO, ERIC GAY, ELLIOT SPAGAT and EVENS SANON DEL RIO, Texas (AP) — More than 6,000 Haitians and other migrants have been removed from an encampment at a Texas border town, U.S. officials said Monday as they defended a strong response that included immediately deporting migrants to their impoverished Caribbean country and using horse patrols to stop them from entering the town. Calling it a “challenging and heartbreaking situation,” Department of Homeland Security Secretary Alejandr...
Tags: Politics, Texas, News, Mexico, Immigration, US, Sport, World news, Joe Biden, Ap, Soccer, United States, Chile, Mexico City, Rio De Janeiro, South America


Antigua, Bermuda among popular destinations ranked 'very high' risk by CDC

Antigua and Barbuda in the Caribbean and Bermuda in the Atlantic were added on Monday to the "very high" risk category of the US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention's regularly updated list of travel advisories.
Tags: Cdc, Cnn, Atlantic, Caribbean, Bermuda, Antigua, US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, BARBUDA, Antigua Bermuda


11 Best Pirate Movies And How To Watch Them

None of these pirates movies, including Pirates of the Caribbean, are rated Arghhhhhh...
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I went aboard Virgin Voyages' first cruise ship, and it made me want to book a cruise for the first time ever

The Scarlet Lady. Virgin Voyages I took a tour of Virgin Voyages' first vessel, the Scarlet Lady, and it changed my perspective on cruising. The ship has amenities like a Korean barbecue restaurant, a tattoo parlor, and on demand champagne. Take a look inside the Scarlet Lady ahead of its first US sailing in October. See more stories on Insider's business page. Richard Branson's Virgin Group's cruise line, Virgin Voyages, will begin a series of US sailings this October aboard i...
Tags: UK, New York, New York City, US, Trends, Liverpool, Virgin, Virgin Group, Richard Branson, Miami, Branson, Caribbean, Tom McAlpin, Extra Virgin, Razzle Dazzle, McAlpin


Biden administration plans to deport 10,000 Haitian migrants sheltering under a bridge in Texas, reports say

Haitian migrants use a dam to cross into the United States from Mexico, Saturday, Sept. 18, 2021, in Del Rio, Texas. Eric Gay/AP Around 10,000 Haitian migrants are sheltering under the Del Rio International Bridge in Texas. The Biden administration is planning to deport the migrants, with flights due to begin on Sunday. Del Rio's mayor declared a state of emergency, describing the situation as "unprecedented" and "surreal." See more stories on Insider's business page. The US govern...
Tags: Politics, Texas, Washington Post, Mexico, US, Trends, UK News, Ap, Bbc, United States, Migration, The Times, Migrants, South America, The New York Times, Customs


US launches mass expulsion of Haitian migrants from Texas

By JUAN A. LOZANO, ERIC GAY, ELLIOT SPAGAT and EVENS SANON DEL RIO, Texas (AP) — The U.S. flew Haitians camped in a Texas border town back to their homeland Sunday and tried blocking others from crossing the border from Mexico in a massive show of force that signaled the beginning of what could be one of America’s swiftest, large-scale expulsions of migrants or refugees in decades. Three flights with 145 passengers each arrived in Port-au-Prince, and Haiti said six flights were expected Tuesday....
Tags: Texas, Guantanamo Bay, Mexico, Uncategorized, US, America, Sport, Joe Biden, Ap, Soccer, United States, Chile, Mexico City, Rio De Janeiro, South America, Associated Press


Haitians on Texas Border Undeterred by US Plan to Expel Them

U.S. President Joe Biden's administration is nearing a final plan to expel many of the thousands of Haitian migrants who have suddenly crossed into a Texas border city from Mexico and to fly them back to their Caribbean homeland.
Tags: Texas, Mexico, US, Joe Biden, Caribbean


U.S. Ramps Up Plans To Expel Haitian Migrants At Texas Border

The migrants' Caribbean homeland was recently devastated by an earthquake.
Tags: News, Caribbean, Texas Border


US ramps up plan to expel Haitian migrants gathered in Texas

By ERIC GAY and ELLIOT SPAGAT DEL RIO, Texas (AP) — U.S. officials said Saturday that within the next three days, they plan to ramp up expulsion flights for some of the thousands of Haitian migrants who have gathered in a Texas city from across the border in Mexico. The Department of Homeland Security said in a statement that it moved about 2,000 migrants out of Del Rio to other locations on Friday for processing and possible removal from the United States. The announcement marks a swift respons...
Tags: Texas, Washington, Mexico, Uncategorized, US, Sport, Joe Biden, Dhs, Austin, Soccer, United States, Mexico City, San Diego, Dallas, Rio De Janeiro, South America


Aerial footage shows scale of makeshift migrant camp under Texas bridge – video

On Saturday the US government worked on plans to send many of the thousands of Haitian immigrants who have gathered in a Texas border city back to their Caribbean homeland. Aerial video from local media showed Haitians crossing the Rio Grande freely and in a steady stream on Friday, going back and forth between the US and Mexico through knee-deep water, with some parents carrying small children on their shoulders. People pitched tents and built shelters from giant reeds. Many bathed and washed c...
Tags: Texas, Mexico, US, US news, Migration, US immigration, Haiti, Caribbean, Rio Grande


Mexican President Pitches New Regional Block Similar to European Union

MEXICO CITY (Reuters) -Latin American and Caribbean nations should form a block similar to the European Union, Mexico's president proposed on...
Tags: European Union, Mexico City, Caribbean, European Union Mexico, Reuters Latin American


Mexican President Pitches Regional Block Similar to European Union

By David Alire Garcia and Noe TorresMEXICO CITY (Reuters) -Latin American and Caribbean nations should aspire to a regional block similar to the...
Tags: European Union, Caribbean, David Alire Garcia, Noe TorresMEXICO CITY Reuters


US Nears Plan for Widescale Expulsions of Haitian Migrants

The Biden administration is nearing a final plan to expel many of the thousands of Haitian migrants who have suddenly crossed into a Texas border city from Mexico and to fly them back to their Caribbean homeland.
Tags: Texas, Mexico, US, Biden, Caribbean


Official: US set to deport ‘massive’ number of Haitians

By Eric Gay and Elliot Spagat | Associated Press DEL RIO, Texas — A US official says the Biden administration is planning “massive movements” of Haitian migrants in a small Texas border town on flights to Haiti starting Sunday. Plans have yet to be finalized, but officials are considering five to eight flights a day. San Antonio, the nearest major city, may be one of the departure cities. The official was not authorized to discuss the matter publicly and spoke to The Associated Press on conditio...
Tags: Politics, Texas, News, Washington, Mexico, Immigration, US, Sport, World news, Joe Biden, Soccer, United States, Mexico City, San Diego, Dallas, Rio De Janeiro


Assertive Mexico Seeks Leadership Role in Latin America

A gathering of leaders from Latin America and the Caribbean here this weekend is the latest sign of Mexico flexing its diplomatic muscle as it looks to assert itself as the new mediator between the region and the United States.
Tags: Mexico, Latin America, Caribbean


Neil Gaiman's Anansi Boys Series Casts Malachi Kirby To Play Dual Leads

Things are moving forward on Amazon's "Anansi Boys." Today the creators announced that they've cast the two "boys" referenced in the title, who are identical twins. Malachi Kirby ("Roots," "Devils") will take on the role of the two brothers — Spider and Charlie — who may look alike but are very different in sensibility. Two Brothers, One Actor Neil Gaiman, who is co-showrunning the series along with Douglas Mackinnon, had nothing but praise for Kirby's casting. "Malachi Kirby is an actor of asto...
Tags: Amazon, Television, Movies, News, Scotland, Neil Gaiman, Lenny Henry, Caribbean, Nancy, Spider, Charlie, Kirby, Malachi, MacKinnon, Gaiman, Amazon Read


Buy the dip, says Doug Kass

A marijuana plant. Richard Vogel/AP Welcome to Insider Cannabis, our weekly newsletter where we're bringing you an inside look at the deals, trends, and personalities driving the multibillion-dollar global cannabis boom.Sign up here to get it in your inbox every week.Hello everyone,Rep. Ed Perlmutter and a group of bipartisan lawmakers are seeking to attach language from the SAFE Banking Act - a standalone bill that would let cannabis companies access the banking system - to the Nationa...
Tags: New York, Jay Z, US, Trends, House, Moon, Delta, Caribbean, Jim Jones, Kass, Doug Kass, NDAA, Perlmutter, Kathy Hochul, Journal of Consumer Research, Alex Todd


Insider Cannabis: Buy the dip, says Doug Kass - Cannabis VC switches to psychedelics - Deals, deals, deals

A marijuana plant. Richard Vogel/AP Welcome to Insider Cannabis, our weekly newsletter where we're bringing you an inside look at the deals, trends, and personalities driving the multibillion-dollar global cannabis boom.Sign up here to get it in your inbox every week.Hello everyone,Rep. Ed Perlmutter and a group of bipartisan lawmakers are seeking to attach language from the SAFE Banking Act - a standalone bill that would let cannabis companies access the banking system - to the Nationa...
Tags: New York, Jay Z, US, Trends, House, Moon, Delta, Caribbean, Jim Jones, Kass, Doug Kass, NDAA, Perlmutter, Kathy Hochul, Journal of Consumer Research, Alex Todd


As Rumors Swirl About New Pirates Of The Caribbean Project, Fans Have Thoughts About Johnny Depp

The future of the Pirates of the Caribbean franchise is being debated once again.
Tags: Religion, Johnny Depp, Caribbean, Pirates


Disneyland Ride Roger Rabbit's Car Toon Spin Is Getting An Overhaul

The last few years for the Disney theme parks have been full of change, which is to be expected and embraced. Some of those changes have focused on updating current attractions to become more culturally relevant. In some cases, as with Pirates of the Caribbean, it means revising show scenes to eliminate unpleasant stereotypes. In others, as with the forthcoming update to Splash Mountain, it means updating a ride from stem to stern. Now, another ride is getting an update, in the former style: Rog...
Tags: Movies, News, Disney, Peter Pan, Disneyland, Walt Disney World, Caribbean, Walt Disney, Cool Stuff, Jessica, Orange County Register, Minnie, Mickey, Roger, Walt, ToonTown