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Dominica prime minister posts harrowing Facebook updates through Hurricane Maria

Through the fear and destruction, Roosevelt Skerrit made sure the world was informed. The post Dominica prime minister posts harrowing Facebook updates through Hurricane Maria appeared first on The
All of Puerto Rico without power as Hurricane Maria devastates island

All of Puerto Rico without power as Hurricane Maria devastates island

The strongest hurricane to hit Puerto Rico in over 80 years destroyed homes, knocked out power across the entire island and triggered heavy flooding Wednesday in an onslaught that could plunge the
These Drones Could Save Lives in a Disaster Zone
Beyoncé Drops ‘Mi Gente’ Remix to Benefit Disaster Relief in Mexico, Puerto Rico and Other Caribbean Islands

Beyoncé Drops ‘Mi Gente’ Remix to Benefit Disaster Relief in Mexico, Puerto Rico and Other Caribbean Islands

While y’all’s dusty president is still dropping incendiary and largely inaccurate tweets about the NFL protests against racial injustice, celebrities are doing the Lord’s work, focusing on the fact
Photos show Barbuda still in ruins weeks after Hurricane Irma

Photos show Barbuda still in ruins weeks after Hurricane Irma

Puerto Rico isn’t the only island in crisis after back-to-back hurricanes tore through the Atlantic. Barbuda — one of the two islands that make-up the Caribbean nation of Barbuda and Antigua — is also
From a Black DACA Recipient: African-American Support Critical to Reform

From a Black DACA Recipient: African-American Support Critical to Reform

Mwewa* always knew she was undocumented. “I just didn’t understand what that meant and the consequences it would create for me,” she says.Read more...
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...

Plan on Traveling in 2018? Book a Stay at These Buzzy New Hotels

Where to stay in 2017, from glamping in Sri Lanka’s Yala National Park to relaxing 1,600 feet above Lake Lucerne in Switzerland.
Tamarind 101 by Meseidy

Tamarind 101 by Meseidy

I have a wonderful, albeit possibly unfamiliar, treat for you today: tamarind! You might look at the photo above with a mixture of suspicion and trepidation, but bear with me because I promise this is
‘Paradise Papers’ Out Apple for Tax Shelter in Jersey Isle

‘Paradise Papers’ Out Apple for Tax Shelter in Jersey Isle

The explosive new "Paradise Papers" reveal that Apple, the world’s most profitable company, has been using a tax shelter scheme based in the Bailiwick of Jersey, a British dependency.
'Welcome to sunny Preston': city welcomes students displaced by Irma

'Welcome to sunny Preston': city welcomes students displaced by Irma

Civic ceremony held for 700 trainee medics from devastated island of Dutch St Maarten who say Lancashire residents ‘could not have been warmer’When 700 students arrived en masse in Preston two months
Caribbean travel update: after the hurricanes – how the worst-hit islands are recovering

Caribbean travel update: after the hurricanes – how the worst-hit islands are recovering

Following hurricanes Irma and Maria, the most damaged islands are having to rebuild homes and infrastructure, before the often vital tourism industry can thrive again“Your visit to our islands is more
Everthing’s irie on Jamaica

Everthing’s irie on Jamaica

Zipping along a highway in Jamaica, our affable guide is giving us a lesson in his country’s patois, that engaging, lyrical mix of Creole and English that to a native English speaker’s ear can be hard
Good times, good food in Dominican Republic

Good times, good food in Dominican Republic

What do an Iron Chef, Mexican cuisine and the Dominican Republic have in common? All were factors behind the Barcelo Bavaro Grand Resort’s recent Culinary Week. Mexico was the featured country for the
7 reasons why you should visit Barbados

7 reasons why you should visit Barbados

BARBADOS – This island in the southeast corner of the Caribbean has been a Canadian favourite for decades; a gentle, warm and welcoming place with a bit of a British feel and a series of remarkable

Bermuda Tourism Faces Cancellations as Vacationers Think It’s Storm-Wracked Barbuda

Just as foreigners had their geographies mixed up when Ebola shook western Africa in 2014 and left most of the continent untouched, many vacationers don't know the difference between Bermuda and
Briton rescued in Caribbean admits smuggling coins worth $100,000

Briton rescued in Caribbean admits smuggling coins worth $100,000

Lewis Bennett was rescued alone with an ‘unusually heavy’ bag after his wife mysteriously disappearedA British man whose wife mysteriously vanished while they were sailing off the coast of Cuba has
Conquest via Bird Poop: One Island at a Time

Conquest via Bird Poop: One Island at a Time

If you land on a deserted island, you might be tempted to search for the basic stuff first -- food, water, shelter, and so on -- but don't forget to keep an eye out for guano! Why, you ask? Well, due
'Some don’t have bodies to bury’: My journey back to Dominica after the hurricane - video

'Some don’t have bodies to bury’: My journey back to Dominica after the hurricane - video

This year the Caribbean experienced its most destructive hurricane season in decades. While large countries dominated the headlines, the small island nation of Dominica suffered the worst devastation

New Yorkers’ Easiest Winter Getaway Is the Branson-Approved Baha Mar

Of course there are pools and beaches—but gambling, tennis and golf fans won't be bored.