Stories about Caribbean from October, 2023
Mille Fleurs, the headquarters of the National Trust of Trinidad and Tobago, has been transformed into Kay Mistè — the Mystery House — to encourage people to learn more about Caribbean folklore.
Jamaica was the only Caribbean nation to not vote on the UN resolution calling for an “immediate, durable and sustained humanitarian truce” between Israeli forces and Hamas militants in Gaza.
Some social media users and human rights organisations are accusing the Jamaican government of being "insincere" and "nonchalant" in its treatment of Haitian refugees.
'These trans-local struggles took place in the tumult of the late 1960s, inflected by the civil rights movement, the decolonisation of Africa, and broader anti-colonial sentiments in the ‘Third World.’'
Takeaways at Caribbean Gen Z Climate Conference: Consult, collaborate, and seek mentorship and stress relief
Despite working in different fields, each expert shared why these principles have been instrumental in the work they do, helping to expand their causes to a wider audience.
'We don’t want to engage in conversations about death. We have made obscure the only thing that is a guarantee in life.'
Forty years later, Grenada officially remembers the murders of its Prime Minister Maurice Bishop and others
On October 19, 1983, Prime Minister Maurice Bishop and seven others were executed by a faction of their own political party. Forty years later, the country remembers.
Devon Taylor, founder of the advocacy group Jamaica Beach Birthright Environmental Movement (JaBBEM), which recognises the cultural and historical aspects of Jamaica’s beaches, wants “the decolonisation of this land.”
‘Reggae Ambassador’ and founding member of legendary Jamaican band ‘Third World’, Michael ‘Ibo’ Cooper, passes away
Cooper was "a maestro on the keyboards and collaborative composer [who] helped to take Jamaican music to higher levels of sophisticated instrumentation, appreciated and loved the world over."
There is no doubt that climate change is already being felt in Small Island Developing States (SIDS) like the Caribbean.
The West Indies made history with the highest ever score in women's T20I cricket, but can they clinch the series?
The team's outstanding win was secured in part by the phenomenal performance of its captain, Barbadian Hayley Matthews, who scored 132 runs off 64 balls.
Climate change has increased temperatures and accelerated rates of ocean acidification and coral degradation.