Stories about Caribbean from August, 2015
Various civil society groups have started to come together to find solutions to the severe socioeconomic crisis that the Caribbean nation faces.
When a government minister learns he has not been chosen to run in the country's upcoming general elections, things degenerate into nasty -- albeit melodious -- name calling.
"Nature gave the Nature Isle a rough make over" as the first major tropical storm of the 2015 Atlantic hurricane season hit the Caribbean island of Dominica.
Outdated laws in Guyana make it possible for the police service to dismiss female officers who get pregnant while on probation. Could that change sometime soon?
What is perhaps the most famous travel poster in world history got a new wave of attention thanks to a recreation by American musician Alicia Keys.
After many years of hardships and struggle, same-sex couples in Puerto Rico can now formalize their commitment to each other.
The dark brown seaweed that the Sargasso Sea was named for is washing up in bulk along Caribbean beaches. One diver takes us underneath the thick layer of algae.
A newspaper reporter resigns after alleging sexual harassment by the country's opposition leader, but some are calling it a political ploy so close to general elections.
Passengers on a flight to Puerto Rico were brought to tears when a chorus that was traveling with them started singing upon landing.
Arguably one of the most homophobic countries in the world, Jamaica has staged its first ever—and incident-free—LGBT pride celebrations.
Introduced through the exotic pet trade, green iguanas have flourished in Puerto Rico. Now, they are considered a nuisance, provoking air traffic delays, damage to infrastructure and loss of crops.
As the government quickly runs out of cash, the future looks uncertain.
Trafficking in persons is likely to exacerbate major societal issues such as violence, corruption and poverty.