The Caribbean island of Cozumel is a favorite tourist destination. Five million visitors come here every year. But mass tourism is both a blessing and a curse.
The popularity of the Mexican island of Cozumel as a cruise destination is great for the economy — but not necessarily for nature. The country is now trying to protect its blue waters and fragile coral reefs.
A bus full of tourists from the US, Sweden and Brazil has been involved in a fatal crash in the Mexican state of Quintana Roo. The tourists were on their way from a cruise ship port to tour ancient Mayan ruins.
Germany turned on the style to sweep Mexico aside in Sochi, with Schalke midfielder Leon Goretzka scoring two goals in the first eight minutes. Joachim Löw's side will now face Chile in Sunday's final.
On Friday, a cruise ship carrying around 3,000 passengers will dock at St. John's harbour in the Caribbean island of Antigua. It will not be where the passengers expected to land when they booked, however.
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