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Region to the center-east of America composed of many islands / coastal regions surrounding the Caribbean Sea

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Caribbean: Region to the center-east of America composed of many islands / coastal regions surrounding the Caribbean Sea
The Caribbean is a region of the Americas that consists of the Caribbean Sea, its islands and the surrounding coasts. The region is southeast of the Gulf of Mexico and the North American mainland, east of Central America, and north of South America.

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Boris Johnson news – live: Backlash over 'catastrophic' cabinet reshuffle, as PM faces investigation into luxury Caribbean holiday

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Boris Johnson news – live: PM prepares to axe top Tory ministers, as fresh questions raised over his £15,000 Caribbean holiday

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Videos for Caribbean

Corbyn accuses Johnson of deportation double standards [Video]Corbyn accuses Johnson of deportation double standards

Jeremy Corbyn has challenged Boris Johnson on the deportation of convicted offenders to Jamaica who were brought to the UK as children by saying "Is it one rule for young black boys from the Caribbean..

Credit: ODN     Duration: 01:32Published


Barbadian Poet Kamau Dead At 89 [Video]Barbadian Poet Kamau Dead At 89

Edward Kamau Brathwaite was an internationally acclaimed Barbadian poet, essayist and historian. His prolific writings sought to assert the identity of Caribbean peoples and their African roots...

Credit: Wochit News     Duration: 00:34Published

Major quake shakes Miami, the Caribbean [Video]Major quake shakes Miami, the Caribbean

A major earthquake struck south of Cuba on Tuesday, sending shockwaves as far as Miami and sparking panic in the Cayman Islands where it ripped open sinkholes, but did not do serious damage to people..

Credit: Reuters Studio     Duration: 00:48Published

7.7 Magnitude Quake Hits Florida, Caribbean Islands [Video]7.7 Magnitude Quake Hits Florida, Caribbean Islands

Reuters reports a powerful magnitude 7.7 earthquake struck the western Caribbean on Tuesday. The quake triggered evacuations as buildings shook across the Cayman Islands, in Jamaica, and in downtown..

Credit: Wochit News     Duration: 00:38Published

Leonardo DiCaprio reportedly helps save man from drowning during Caribbean vacation [Video]Leonardo DiCaprio reportedly helps save man from drowning during Caribbean vacation

Leonardo DiCaprio reportedly helped save a man from drowning while on vacation in St. Barts last month.

Credit: Cover Video STUDIO     Duration: 00:51Published

Earthquake forces terrified Puerto Ricans to sleep outside [Video]Earthquake forces terrified Puerto Ricans to sleep outside

Puerto Rico's power grid crept back to service on Wednesday after it was shut down entirely as a safety measure on Tuesday amid a storm of earthquakes including the most powerful to strike the..

Credit: Reuters Studio     Duration: 01:42Published

Puerto Rico declares emergency after earthquakes [Video]Puerto Rico declares emergency after earthquakes

Puerto Rico Governor Wanda Vazquez declared a state of emergency and activated the National Guard on Tuesday after a series of earthquakes including one of magnitude 6.4 struck the Caribbean island...

Credit: Reuters Studio     Duration: 00:47Published

 

Boris Johnson's Caribbean holiday over New Year was £15,000 gift from Tory donor

Carphone Warehouse tycoon paid for prime minister's break in St Vincent and the Grenadines
Independent - Published

'One rule for black boys and another for white boys': Corbyn condemns Boris Johnson hypocrisy over Jamaica deportation flights

Labour leader accuses PM of trying to mislead public over seriousness of crimes committed by some of those sent to Caribbean
Independent - Published

Boris Johnson says deportation of dozens of Caribbean nationals must go ahead

Commons hears evidence that Home Office claim all those to be sent to Jamaica are 'serious criminals' is untrue
Independent - Published

Trinidad bans travelers from China to prevent coronavirus

Trinidad and Tobago has imposed 14-day restrictions on travelers from China to prevent the spread of a new strain of coronavirus on the Caribbean island nation, Health Minister Terrence Deyalsingh said..
Reuters - Published

Shaken Caribbean tiptoes back to normal after shock of major quake

Shaken Caribbean residents and tourists said on Wednesday that life was returning to normal after a powerful earthquake struck the region and rattled nerves but spared the area from serious damage to..
Reuters - Published

'The Home Office is destroying their lives': Father-of-two set to be deported to Jamaica after being 'unlawfully' detained

Exclusive: Second charter flight to Caribbean since Windrush scandal set to leave within weeks
Independent - Published

'Did a plane hit?' Big quake shakes Miami and Caribbean, damage minor

A major earthquake struck south of Cuba on Tuesday, sending shockwaves as far as Miami and sparking panic in the Cayman Islands where it ripped open sinkholes, but did not do serious damage to people..
Reuters - Published

Major quake shakes Miami and the Caribbean, tsunami threat passes

A powerful magnitude 7.7 earthquake struck the western Caribbean on Tuesday, triggering evacuations as buildings shook across the Cayman Islands, in Jamaica, and in downtown Miami, but with no initial..
Reuters - Published

Caribbean earthquake of 7.7 triggers tsunami warnings

The 7.7-magnitude quake hit between Jamaica, the Cayman Islands and Cuba, prompting tsunami alerts.
BBC News - Published

Pompeo says U.S. not seeking to divide Caribbean bloc Caricom

U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo said on Wednesday the United States is not seeking to divide Caribbean bloc Caricom after some governments voiced discontent that only certain countries had been..
Reuters - Published

Jeffrey Epstein's estate is sued by U.S. Virgin Islands over alleged widespread sex abuse

Jeffrey Epstein's estate was sued on Wednesday by the U.S. Virgin Islands, which claimed that the late accused sex offender raped and trafficked in dozens of young women and girls on a private..
Reuters - Published

U.S. Virgin Islands sues Jeffrey Epstein estate, alleges widespread sex trafficking

Jeffrey Epstein's estate was sued on Wednesday by the U.S. Virgin Islands, which claimed that the late financier sexually abused and trafficked in dozens of young women and girls on his private..
Reuters - Published

Political vacuum in Haiti could let president rule single-handedly

Haitian President Jovenel Moise could be ruling by decree later this week, a scenario he said would help break the Caribbean nation's political deadlock but which critics fear will undermine its..
Reuters - Published

Decade after Haiti's big quake, president says aid system needs overhaul

The international aid system is deeply flawed and needs an overhaul, Haitian President Jovenel Moise said on Saturday, almost 10 years since the impoverished Caribbean island nation was struck by one..
Reuters - Published

'Traumatized' Puerto Ricans rocked by more strong quakes

Two strong aftershocks collapsed homes and cracked walls in Puerto Rico on Friday as the Caribbean island tried to recover from its worst earthquake in more than a century.
Reuters - Published

Strong 5.2 magnitude earthquake in Puerto Rico cracks walls, downs power lines

A 5.2 magnitude earthquake cracked walls and brought down power lines in Puerto Rico on Friday as the Caribbean island was recovering from its worst quake in over a century on Tuesday.
Reuters - Published

Strong, 5.2 magnitude earthquake felt across Puerto Rico

A 5.2 magnitude earthquake cracked walls and brought down power lines in Puerto Rico on Friday as the Caribbean island was recovering from its worst quake in over a century on Tuesday.
Reuters - Published

Most Puerto Ricans without power, many sleep outdoors after quakes

More than half of Puerto Rico's 3 million people remained without power on Wednesday and thousands slept outdoors after earthquakes toppled homes on the Caribbean island and raised fears more could..
Reuters - Published

Puerto Rico slow to bring back electricity after powerful earthquake

Two-thirds of Puerto Rico remained without power and nearly a quarter lacked drinking water on Wednesday after a storm of earthquakes battered the Caribbean island on Tuesday, including the most..
Reuters - Published

Puerto Rico inches back to normal after largest earthquake in 102 years

Puerto Rico's power grid crept back to service on Wednesday after it was shut down entirely as a safety measure on Tuesday amid a storm of earthquakes including the most powerful to strike the..
Reuters - Published

Puerto Rico declares emergency, activates National Guard after earthquakes

Puerto Rico Governor Wanda Vazquez declared a state of emergency and activated the National Guard on Tuesday, El Nuevo Dia newspaper reported, after a series of earthquakes including one of magnitude..
Reuters - Published

Boris Johnson fails to return to work from luxury Caribbean holiday despite looming threat of Iran war, leaving civil servant to chair emergency meetings

Prime minister accused of 'sunning himself, drinking vodka martinis and not paying attention' - as it emerges he will not be 'back in play' until Monday
Independent - Published

No eyes? No problem. Marine creature expands boundaries of vision

A cousin of the starfish that resides in the coral reefs of the Caribbean and Gulf of Mexico lacks eyes, but can still see, according to scientists who studied this creature that expands the boundaries..
Reuters - Published

The region which legislates who you can love

LGBT activists are mounting legal battles against the Caribbean's colonial-era homophobic laws.
BBC News - Published

Boris Johnson accused of repeating 'lies' about Brexit and NHS in new year message

Address issued as prime minister enjoys luxury Caribbean break with his girlfriend, staying in a reputed £40,000-a-week villa
Independent - Published

Boris Johnson criticised for not visiting flood-hit areas before jetting off to Caribbean

Boris Johnson has faced fresh criticism for not visiting flood-hit areas after it emerged that he is not expected to travel to stricken areas over Christmas.
Independent - Published

Lindsay de Feliz: Missing British woman found 'buried in shallow grave' in Caribbean

Police arrest her husband, step-son and another man, according to local media
Independent - Published

Irving Burgie: Songwriter of calypso hit Day-O dies aged 95

Irving Burgie helped to popularise Caribbean music, with his songs selling over 100 million records.
BBC News - Published

Pesticide poisoned French paradise islands in Caribbean

France has a pollution crisis in the Caribbean caused by toxic chlordecone sprayed on banana crops.
BBC News - Published

Mexico military police halt migrant caravan on its way to U.S.

Mexico's military police on Saturday halted and turned back a caravan of up to 2,000 migrants from Africa, the Caribbean and Central America, hours after they embarked toward the United States,..
Reuters - Published

In southern Mexico, migrants gather in caravan aiming to reach U.S.

Several hundred migrants from Africa, the Caribbean and Central America set off from southern Mexico on Saturday in a caravan headed to the United States, according to a Reuters witness and local..
Reuters - Published

U.S. Supreme Court turns away Puerto Rico pension fund dispute

The U.S. Supreme Court on Monday declined to take up a dispute over the assets of Puerto Rico's largest public sector pension fund even as the U.S. Caribbean island territory's bankruptcy enters a..
Reuters - Published

Haitian protesters clash with police in new push for president's ouster

Haitians armed with rocks, bottles and Molotov cocktails clashed with police on Friday as they called on President Jovenel Moise, blamed for a deep economic and political crisis in the troubled..
Reuters - Published

Haiti protests escalate as streets barricaded, police cars set on fire

Haitians erected street barricades and set police cars ablaze on Friday as protests intensified in the impoverished Caribbean nation, after four people were killed in clashes in recent days.
Reuters - Published

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