antigua and barbuda

British 72-year-old is oldest person to row solo across Atlantic

British 72-year-old is oldest person to row solo across Atlantic

Graham Walters nearly missed out when he was blown off course six miles from AntiguaA 72-year-old man from Leicester has claimed the world record for the oldest person to row across the Atlantic solo,
Antigua Demands Harvard Pay Reparations for Benefiting From Slavery

Antigua Demands Harvard Pay Reparations for Benefiting From Slavery

The labor of enslaved people paid for the founding of Harvard Law School, Antigua’s prime minister reminded the college’s president.
Antigua Demands Harvard Pay Reparations for Benefiting From Slavery

Antigua Demands Harvard Pay Reparations for Benefiting From Slavery

The labor of enslaved people paid for the founding of Harvard Law School, Antigua’s prime minister reminded the college’s president.
Antigua: sprawling 'Chinese colony' plan across marine reserve ignites opposition

Antigua: sprawling 'Chinese colony' plan across marine reserve ignites opposition

Opponents warn construction of the Yida project, which includes a manufacturing hub, puts island at risk of hurricane damagePlans to construct a sprawling “Chinese colony” complete with factories,
Michelle Lee becomes first Australian woman to cross ocean solo in a rowboat

Michelle Lee becomes first Australian woman to cross ocean solo in a rowboat

46-year-old rower, who spent 68 days in the Atlantic Ocean before landing in Antigua, says she doesn’t want to be alone again Michelle Lee wanted to prove her independence when she set out to become
Work on Caribbean island airport halted by court ruling

Work on Caribbean island airport halted by court ruling

Critics say airport and resort would do more ecological harm to Barbuda than Hurricane IrmaA high court has suspended all construction work on a controversial airport development on the unspoilt

No Man’s Land: Barbuda After Irma

The Caribbean island of Barbuda felt the full force of Hurricane Irma. Now, a struggle to control its future is underway. On one side are Barbudans who own the land and want to preserve their unique

No Man’s Land: Barbuda After Irma

The Caribbean island of Barbuda felt the full force of Hurricane Irma. Now, a struggle to control its future is underway. On one side are Barbudans who own the land and want to preserve their unique

Damage in Deserted Barbuda

Hurricane Irma forced the entire island of Barbuda to evacuate in September. Prime Minister Gaston Browne explains what's still keeping many of its 1,700 residents from their homes.
For Hurricane Relief, Caribbean Americans Step In Where US Media and Government Fall Short

For Hurricane Relief, Caribbean Americans Step In Where US Media and Government Fall Short

When it comes to economic stability, many experts invoke the old cliché that when the U.S. sneezes, the Caribbean catches pneumonia. But who helps nurse the Caribbean back to health?Read more...
Islands Seek International Funding for Hurricane Recovery

Islands Seek International Funding for Hurricane Recovery

President Danilo Medina of the Dominican Republic at the United Nations on Monday. Mr. Medina and other Caribbean leaders are calling for money to help recover from devastating storms linked to
Islands Seek International Funding for Hurricane Recovery

Islands Seek International Funding for Hurricane Recovery

President Danilo Medina of the Dominican Republic at the United Nations on Monday. Mr. Medina and other Caribbean leaders are calling for money to help recover from devastating storms linked to
Tropical Storm Maria Is Latest Threat to Caribbean Islands

Tropical Storm Maria Is Latest Threat to Caribbean Islands

Residents of Barbuda at an airport in Antigua on Sept. 8, after Hurricane Irma hit the Caribbean. The islands are in the projected path of Tropical Storm Maria, which is expected to become a
Tropical Storm Maria Is Latest Threat to Caribbean Islands

Tropical Storm Maria Is Latest Threat to Caribbean Islands

Residents of Barbuda at an airport in Antigua on Sept. 8, after Hurricane Irma hit the Caribbean. The islands are in the projected path of Tropical Storm Maria, which is expected to become a
This Caribbean Island Was Evacuated After Irma. Now, the Pets Left Behind Are Going Feral

This Caribbean Island Was Evacuated After Irma. Now, the Pets Left Behind Are Going Feral

Hungry packs of dogs are roaming the storm-stricken Caribbean island after their owners were forced to flee
Hurricane Irma’s Damage Could Cost Us $300 Million, Antigua and Barbuda PM Says

Hurricane Irma’s Damage Could Cost Us $300 Million, Antigua and Barbuda PM Says

“We have no doubt this is a result of global warming, sea level rise and climate change.”
In the Caribbean, Rebuilding Nations — and the Tourism Industry

In the Caribbean, Rebuilding Nations — and the Tourism Industry

Cubans wading through a street in Havana after Hurricane Irma battered the city.
‘There Is No Home to Go Back to.’ Hurricane Irma Flattens Barbuda, Leaving a Population Stranded

‘There Is No Home to Go Back to.’ Hurricane Irma Flattens Barbuda, Leaving a Population Stranded

"In my 25 years in disaster management, I have never seen something like this.”
Death Toll Climbs, and Relief Efforts Stall, as Caribbean Braces for Hurricane Jose

Death Toll Climbs, and Relief Efforts Stall, as Caribbean Braces for Hurricane Jose

French rescue teams heading to the island of St. Martin on Friday.