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Spencer Matthews' can't ever have found it hard impressing girlfriends when he was growing up – not with a luxurious family-owned Caribbean retreat at his fingertips. Eden Rock Caribbean – the five-star resort and a favourite among the rich and famous – is owned by David and Jane Matthews, the reality ...
PARIS — A millionaire British hotel owner who is the father-in-law of Pippa Middleton, the sister of the Duchess of Cambridge, is under formal investigation in France over allegations that he raped an underage girl in the 1990s, a French judicial official said. The businessman, David Matthews, an owner of ...

An unofficial gust of 199 mph on St. Barthelemy in the Leeward Islands was the highest reported. In Florida, a 141 mph gust was reported at the Naples Pier. Locally, a weather station at Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University reported a wind gust of about 80.5 mph. What about the waves and storm surge?
Orange Caraibe warned that its services in French Guiana faced disruption following an accident to the Americas II undersea cable on 04 March. In a separate statement, the operator said that its customers in St. Barthelemy lost access to fixed and mobile connectivity on 05 March due to a different accident ...
Sydney-Hobart Race overall winner Maguire was on top form, with former Caribbean winner Proteus going like a rocket, and when they came to harden onto the wind at Saba at 20:00 hrs local time last night for the 30-mile slugfest to St Barthelemy, Proteus was leading IRC overall on corrected time.

For many of the most successful imperialist countries, empire was just not worth the trouble. Scandinavian monarchies in the 17th and 18th centuries endeavored to build empires that would rival the Dutch or even the British, but come the 19th century they sold up the remnants of these overseas ambitions, ...
KLM Boeing 747 Princess Juliana International Airport Flickr/Masahiro TAKAGI A KLM Boeing 747-400 landing at Princess Juliana International Airport in Sint Maarten. International air travel doesn't necessarily mean flying for thousands of miles. There are international flights that cover as little as 10 miles.

Hurricane Irma appears to have broken the weather station on the Caribbean island of St Barthelemy (St Barts). No data has been received from the station since 9am UTC, the French Observatory of Tornadoes and Violent Storms reported. The most powerful Atlantic Ocean hurricane in recorded history ...
As the priciest destination included in TripAdvisor's survey, Caribbean island St. Barthelemy — also know as St. Barts — has been described by U.S. News & World Report as being "in vogue with the moneyed set." Stars that have visited the island include A-listers like Gwen Stefani, Beyonce, Jay-Z and ...
For his 50th, Diehl sprung for a chartered plane that flew him and his then-wife Catherine (they divorced in 2004) plus three other couples to St. Martin, then rented a sailboat that took everyone to St. Barthelemy. For his 60th, he threw a wild rock 'n' roll party at Amos' Southend that was attended by more ...
This month's Les Voiles Regatta held on St. Barthelemy, the French Caribbean's polished island gem, was, to say the least, special. What made it so, was the one thing no one could stop talking about the entire time; the element that sailors will literally go into raptures about, though for most people, makes ...
In related news, the regulator has also granted use of the 3.5 GHz band in the French overseas territory of St. Barthelemy-St. Martin to enable operators including Orange Caraibe to offer LTE connectivity in areas where the damage from hurricane Irma has disrupted the provision of fixed broadband ...


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