Stories about Caribbean from May, 2015
The list is reserved for nations that, according to the US government, repeatedly provide support for international acts of premeditated, politically motivated violence against non-combatants.
There was also a video featuring a popular local puppet as he spent a night in jail with Jack Warner, a Trinidadian former FIFA vice president who was indicted.
The football organization votes for president on Friday. On Twitter, leading football figures and sports officials weighed in on the FIFA arrest scandal using the hashtag #FIFAArrests.
There's a frenzy on Caribbean social media today, following the announcement that the US Department of Justice indicted 9 FIFA officials and 5 corporate executives for racketeering, conspiracy, and corruption.
During the Special Period in Cuba, rock and heavy metal fans infected themselves with AIDS in order to have better living conditions, Radio Ambulante reports.
In September 2013, the Dominican Republic’s Supreme Court passed a ruling that rendered stateless some 200,000 Dominicans with Haitian roots.
Jan Susler has been practicing law for the past 39 years. She specializes in prisoner’s rights, police misconduct, and civil rights. GV talked to Susler about her long career.