Stories about Caribbean from June, 2022
It is estimated that there are as many as 2.8 million people — nearly 40 percent of the population — suffering from food insecurity in the English-speaking Caribbean, most of them from low-income households.
With predictions for an "above normal" 2022 transatlantic hurricane season, the latest weather system teetering of the brink of hurricane status is the one organising itself in the southern Caribbean.
The Africa Film Festival gives cosmopolitan Trinidad & Tobago a chance to reshape its own world view
Festival director Asha Lovelace says that the themes, techniques and approach of African films can help inform how local filmmakers tell their own stories.
The overturning of Roe vs. Wade unsettles the Caribbean, most of which doesn't have progressive abortion laws
"Apart from women deeply inculcated with religious dogma, the time cannot be far off when women throughout the Caribbean will use their voting power to demand the right to choose."
"My entire life, I do not believe I have ever felt I needed to take up less room, except in the fact of my body."
On World Oceans Day 2022, where the goal is revitalisation, these photos remind us of our seas' purpose and beauty, inspiring the collective action needed to successfully defend them.
Barbadian novelist George Lamming, a leading writer of the Caribbean colonial experience, dies at 94
"A #Caribbean giant has left us only physically. George #Lamming will always be a part of us."
"To disrespect a group of people who were forcibly taken [...], stripped of their humanity and identity, brutalized and subjected to hundreds of years of enslavement shows your true intent."
When it comes to the climate crisis, students of a co-ed, independent high school in Kingston are acting locally and thinking globally.