Stories about Caribbean from June, 2016
"He spoke his mind unafraid, he stirred the pot [...] He was a citizen of the world but always belonged to Barbados. He was a proud native son."
Economic fallout, a hostile view towards immigration, and a world where Donald Trump could be the next US President. Surprise: many Caribbean Internet users are not pleased about Brexit.
"If we don't invest in the youth, we will never grow. They need our hands, our wisdom, our support, our investment. Let's have a collective vision."
Her tweet saying it was "disrespectful of Jamaica's laws" for the US Embassy to fly the rainbow flag sparked a discussion on Twitter of LGBT rights in Jamaica.
Puerto Ricans mourn the loss of loved ones in one of the most popular destinations for Puerto Ricans who emigrate to the US looking for better opportunities.
"There are heroes in name and then there are heroes in legend who will live on through the ages. The late Harold La Borde was the latter."
"English language must be taught as a second language. Let us take care of home before we look abroad."
"So you’re in essence creating a board [...] that will be of nonresidents of the island running the financial affairs of Puerto Rico for the next five, possibly 10 years."
One citizen was so frustrated with the level of crime in the country that she wrote to the Queen of England for help. Social media users, meanwhile, created a hashtag.