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Louisiana control tower forced to relinquish airspace due to short staffing

LAKE CHARLES, LA (September 19, 2008) - Air traffic controllers at Lake Charles Tower are not only suffering from the aftermath of Hurricane Ike but are also bearing the brunt of a severe staffing sho

Tourism officials estimates nearly $1 million in losses

Ministry of Tourism officials have estimated that The Bahamas lost close to $1 million in room revenue as a result of cancellations due to Hurricane Ike.

Turks and Caicos main tourist destination reopen for business

The premier of the Turks and Caicos, Michael Misick, has confirmed that Providenciales, the main tourism island of Turks and Caicos Islands, has re-opened for business following the battering from Hur

UN struggling to help storm-stricken Caribbean

With four hurricanes hitting the Caribbean in a less than a month, the United Nations yesterday expressed "deep concern" over the struggle to bring aide to the crisis-stricken region.