- Activists destroy part of Puerto Rico development said to be on a turtle nesting ground in viral video
About 200 estimated protesters block efforts to rebuild following Hurricane Maria
Justin Vallejo. The Independent. Tue, 27 Jul 2021 01:17:33 GMT.
- Mother with 200 tumors due to neurofibromatosis says her daughter helped her gain confidence
Jamila Gordon, 33, from St Croix, US Virgin Islands, was diagnosed with neurofibromatosis when she was a baby when a lump formed on her stomach.
Daily Mail. Mon, 26 Jul 2021 11:15:58 GMT.
- Remains of Dolton firefighter found dead in Dominican Republic hotel room returned home
Dolton Fire Engineer Robert Morgan was was found dead in a Dominican hotel room Wednesday morning, according to officials.
Wls. ABC News. Sun, 25 Jul 2021 20:37:51 +0000.
- Caribbean Tourism Organization Guardedly Optimistic About Summer Travel
With the 2021 summer season under way, there is increasing evidence in the marketplace that pent-up demand is roaring back much earlier and at a much quicker pace than forecasters had predicted. ...
Travel Industry Wire. 2021-07-24 19:40:40 EST.
- Excitement over wooden shipwreck found in Antigua's seabed
Historians believe the wreck found in Antigua to be the 1762 Beaumont, a French merchant ship.
BBC News. Sat, 24 Jul 2021 23:10:09 GMT.
- In Pictures: Haiti prepares to bury its slain president
Haitians say goodbye to assassinated President Jovenel Moise with a mass and a wake in Cap-Haitien.
Al Jazeera. Thu, 22 Jul 2021 21:03:50 +0000.
- Battle for Power in Haiti Extends to Lobbying in Washington
Rival political figures and interests are doling out big sums to the influence industry to win support from the United States even as problems in Haiti remain unsolved.
Kenneth P. Vogel and Natalie Kitroeff. New York Times. Thu, 22 Jul 2021 00:27:18 +0000.
- Haiti's new PM sworn in - 13 days after assassination of president
Ariel Henry has been sworn in as Haiti's new prime minister, 13 days after the assassination of President Jovenel Moise.
Sky News. Wed, 21 Jul 2021 08:09:00 +0100.
- Top Things To Do In Saint Lucia
Geothermal activity, dramatic mountain views, dense rainforests, volcanic sand beaches and multi-hued coral reefs allure travelers to the island of Saint Lucia, located in the West Indies in the Caribbean Sea, all year round.
By Wendy Altschuler, Contributor. Forbes. Mon, 19 Jul 2021 17:51:30 -0400.
- Latin American Foto Festival: Strength and resistance
Caribbean and Latin American photography features in the fourth Annual Latin American Foto Festival.
BBC News. Sat, 17 Jul 2021 23:46:43 GMT.
- Biden says no plans to send troops to Haiti 'at this moment'
President Biden on Thursday said sending U.S. troops to Haiti is not on the table for now as the island nation grapples with the assassination of its president."We're only sending American Marines to our embassy ...
Brett Samuels. The Hill. Thu, 15 Jul 2021 22:10:58 +0000.
- Miami security firm faces questions in Haiti assassination
For the owner of a small private security company with a history of avoiding paying debts and declaring bankruptcy, it looked like a good opportunity: Find people with military experience for a job in Haiti.
Fox News. Thu, 15 Jul 2021 16:48:11 GMT.
- Why Royal Caribbean (RCL) Stock Might be a Great Pick
Royal Caribbean (RCL) has seen solid earnings estimate revision activity over the past two months, and belongs to a strong industry as well.
Zacks Equity Research. Zacks. Thu, 15 Jul 2021 12:34:00 GMT.
- Florida doctor used Miami security firm in alleged plot to steal Haitian presidency, reports say
- White House: Multi-agency delegation helping Haiti maintain security, schedule elections
The White House said Monday a delegation from multiple U.S. agencies is trying to help Haiti maintain security and pave the way to "free and fair" elections in the wake of the July 7 assassination of President Jouvenel Moise. ...
Tom Howell Jr.. Washington Times. Mon, 12 Jul 2021 08:30:44 -0400.
- Leaked testimony from Haiti suspects says plan was to arrest, not kill president
The murder and uncertainty about who hatched the plot is the latest in a succession of blows to hit the struggling country, which has appealed for international help.
Sydney Morning Herald. Mon, 12 Jul 2021 07:10:19 +1000.
- US Sends Team to Haiti to Assess Security Needs After Assassination
Washington has rejected the Caribbean island nation's request for US troops to help quell violence in the aftermath of the killing last week of President Jovenel Moise.
Voice of America. Sun, 11 Jul 2021 17:06:11 -0400.
- Haitian Senate postpones inauguration of interim president
The Tet Kale party earlier suggested appointing Lambert to the office of the interim president until the new president is elected
Tass. Sun, 11 Jul 2021 01:27:11 +0300.
- Haiti Requests US, UN Troops to Secure Infrastructure
Haiti elections minister says request to US was made to the secretary of state.
Voice of America. Fri, 09 Jul 2021 23:04:30 -0400.
- Miami building collapse: Stories of survival keep hope alive as rescuers race clock
For 17 days, Reshma Begum survived under heaps of rubble after an eight-story garment factory collapsed in Bangladesh eight years ago. A few years earlier, Darlene Etienne held on for 15 days before rescuers in Haiti found her, ...
New Zealand Herald. Thu, 01 Jul 2021 10:48:33 +1200.
The Caribbean Sea islands consist of the Greater Antilles in the north
and the Lesser Antilles to the east, as well as The Bahamas (which are
actually in the Atlantic Ocean). The Greater Antilles nations
include Cuba, Jamaica, Haiti, and the Dominican Republic. The
Lesser Antilles nations include Antigua and Barbuda, Barbados, Dominica,
and Grenada as well as Saint Kitts and Nevis, Saint Lucia, Saint Vincent
and the Grenadines, and Trinidad and Tobago.
Browse the government websites for in-depth news and information about
selected Caribbean island nations.
The State of Antigua and Barbuda's
capital city is St Johns, and its currency is the
East Caribbean Dollar. English is the primary language
used on these islands, and in 2020, the estimated population
of Antigua and Barbuda was 97,929.
The Commonwealth of The Bahamas'
capital city is Nassau, and its national currency
is the Bahamian Dollar. English is the primary language
used in The Bahamas, and in 2020, the island nation's
estimated population was 393,244.
Barbados' capital city
is Bridgetown, and its national currency is
the Barbadian Dollar. English is widely used in Barbados, and
in 2020, the island's estimated population was 287,375.
The Republic of Cuba's capital city is Havana, and its national currency
is the Cuban Peso. The official language of Cuba is Spanish,
and the country's estimated population in 2020 was 11,326,616.
The Commonwealth of Dominica's capital city is Roseau, and its currency
is the East Caribbean Dollar. English and French are the primary
languages spoken in Dominica, and in 2020, the island's estimated
population was 71,986.
The Dominican Republic's capital city is Santo Domingo,
and its national currency is the Dominican Republic Peso.
Spanish is the primary language of the Dominican Republic,
and the nation's estimated population in 2020 was 10,847,910.
Grenada's capital city is St George's,
and its currency is the East Caribbean Dollar.
The official language of Grenada is English, and in 2020, the country's
estimated population was 112,523.
The Republic of Haiti's capital city is Port-au-Prince,
and its national currency is the Gourde. French and Creole are
spoken in Haiti, and in 2020, the nation's estimated population
Jamaica's capital city is Kingston,
and its national currency is the Jamaican Dollar. The country's
official language is English, and its estimated population in 2020
The Federation of Saint Kitts and Nevis'
capital city is Basseterre, and its currency is the
East Caribbean Dollar. The primary language used
in Saint Kitts and Nevis is English, and in 2020, the islands'
estimated population was 53,199.
Saint Lucia's capital city
is Castries, and its currency is the East Caribbean Dollar.
English is the primary language used in Saint Lucia, and its 2020
population was estimated at 183,627.
Saint Vincent and the Grenadines'
capital city is Kingstown, and its currency is the
East Caribbean Dollar. English is widely used on these islands,
and the country's population in 2020 was estimated at 110,940.
The Republic of Trinidad and Tobago's
capital city is Port of Spain, and its national currency is the Trinidad
and Tobago Dollar. English is the primary language of these
islands, whose estimated population in 2020 was 1,399,488.