Stories about Caribbean from June, 2017
Ambivalent — and often dismissive — about public statuary in general, Jamaicans turn their ire towards a bust of national hero Marcus Garvey that they say needs "more identity".
Tropical Storm Bret was milder than it could have been, but some areas of Trinidad and Tobago still suffered damage.
A tropical storm with an attitude makes landfall in Trinidad and Tobago -- and causes a stir in the Twittersphere.
The man who redefined athletics has run his last race on home soil; the stellar lineup of athletes reflected the growing stature of Jamaican track and field.
"Marcia say her workload and short notice is why she couldnt remember her full caseload, oui. #MarciaCovfefe"
"It was overlong and full of pointless double talk but you know what [...] child marriage is now illegal in Trinidad and Tobago."
"I could not sleep last night thinking about how this man was left to die in the grass on the compound of one of our major health institutions."
"As members of the legal profession, you cannot tout the importance of an independent judiciary while at the same time passing motions for the removal of judges."
A settlement half inhabited and half under-construction is the “solution” offered in Marianao, an illegal neighborhood on the outskirts of Havana.
"Clearly, Muslim women—hijabis or not—can think for themselves."
To Resign or Not: Two Attorneys Make Their Case on the ‘No Confidence’ Vote Against Trinidad & Tobago's Chief Justice
"A key moment in the pursuit of accountability" or "the relentless and highly publicized calls by a few for [the chief justice] to go"? Hear both sides of the argument.
The Controversy Eroding Trust in Trinidad & Tobago's Judiciary Culminates in Chief Justice ‘No Confidence’ Vote
Why would an administrative snafu result in a no confidence motion against the chief justice? Some feel that it's all about transparency, while others believe political forces are at play.