Fort Lauderdale ending program to house homeless in hotels this weekend

Shana Cartwright has been a calling the Rodeway Inn on State Road 84 home for the past two months.

Before that she had lived behind a McDonald’s and near the downtown public library in Fort Lauderdale, as a member of the city’s homeless population.

In May, in an effort to try stopping the spread of the new coronavirus, the city put up 72 people without homes in the Rodeway in Dania Beach and another area hotel. At the time, city leaders said it was inhumane for people to live on streets as a pandemic was gripping the world. But now

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The best hotels in Bournemouth

Victorian splendour awaits in Bournemouth: iStock
Victorian splendour awaits in Bournemouth: iStock

Bournemouth was a favourite seaside haunt of the Victorians, and today it’s still near the top of the list for Brits looking for a brilliant beach break when the sun is shining. Its wide, sweeping yellow soft-sand beach is the main draw, and the pier that slices down its centre offers a wonderful combination of classic seaside arcades and a modern adventure complex, complete with a zipline that lands on the sand and an indoor climbing centre.

Directly behind the seafront is the Lower Gardens, where a bandstand provides a jolly score to a

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As beach towns open, businesses are short foreign workers

BOSTON (AP) — At this time of the year, The Friendly Fisherman on Cape Cod is usually bustling with foreign students clearing tables and helping prepare orders of clam strips or fish and chips.

But because of a freeze on visas, Janet Demetri won’t be employing the 20 or so workers this summer. So as the crowds rush back, Demetri must work with nine employees for her restaurant and market — forcing her to shutter the business twice a week.

“It’s really disturbing because we are really busy,” said Demetri. “We can’t keep up once the doors are open.”

The

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Brit tourists ‘forced to sleep on beaches’ because hotels they booked are closed

Brits have reportedly been sleeping on beaches after finding out hotels are closed (Picture: Getty)
Brits have reportedly been sleeping on beaches after finding out hotels are closed (Picture: Getty)

British tourists have resorted to sleeping on beaches because hotels they booked are still closed, according to a new report.

The unlucky travellers were left disappointed when they turned up to their destinations and discovered some hotels were still closed following the coronavirus lockdown. 

Consumer watchdog Which? said travel agency Loveholidays was one of the main culprits for booking hotels that were not open, the Times newspaper reported.  

Other Brits who decided not sleep on beaches or return home had to find alternative accommodation. 

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