La Soufrière, on the main island of St. Vincent and the Grenadines, last erupted in 1979, but recent activity had alarmed disaster management officials, who urged residents to evacuate.
Amid the chatter of travel’s long-awaited rebound one year into the pandemic, many families with children feel largely left out of the conversation.
Roughly 3 percent of vaccines in the U.S. Virgin Islands have gone to tourists, the governor said this week. “Nowhere else in the U.S. can you actually just walk in and get the vaccine,” he said.
Swallows like fufu are a simple yet ingenious staple that pull the best of nourishing, everyday vegetable soups and stews into every bite.
With his joyful second collection, Maximilian Davis establishes himself as one of London’s most exciting fashion talents.
The United States now requires a negative coronavirus test for all arriving international travelers, which has hotels adding testing suites and airlines enhancing mobile apps with health features.
Catching spiny lobsters is a stunningly dangerous pursuit for the mostly Indigenous fishermen along the country’s Caribbean coast, requiring deep plunges with subpar gear.
Mr. Stewart turned a rundown beach hotel in Montego Bay, in his native Jamaica, into the flagship of a chain of luxury resorts.
Millions of people living on the islands today inherited genes from the people who made them home before Europeans arrived.
New research delivers surprising findings about Indigenous people in the region before contact with Europeans.
The region has strategic importance as a hub for logistics, banking and commerce. It is also very close to the United States.
Eta, the 28th named storm of the active 2020 hurricane season, was expected to strengthen as it approached the Florida Keys after bringing catastrophic rainfall to Honduras and Nicaragua.
Forecasters warned of “catastrophic” damage in the region, with winds up to 150 miles per hour and severe flooding expected as the Category 4 storm prepares to make landfall on the Caribbean coast of Nicaragua.
The storm was expected to strengthen before making landfall on Tuesday, producing as much as 35 inches of rain.
Eta became the 28th named storm of the 2020 hurricane season, matching a record set in 2005.
Zeta is expected to become a hurricane before it makes landfall in the United States on Wednesday. It is the 27th named storm of an unusually active Atlantic hurricane season.
The Black Lives Matter movement has revived a simmering debate about the legacy of colonialism, potentially inspiring change in other Caribbean countries.
“We have a one-two punch that’s going to hit the state of Louisiana,” a meteorologist said.
The governor has declared a state of emergency and some areas of Louisiana have issued mandatory evacuations ahead of Tropical Storms Laura and Marco.
Marco is expected to become a hurricane on Saturday and Laura is forecast to produce heavy rain over several Caribbean islands.
A second potential hurricane is also moving toward the Gulf of Mexico.
Many islands are open to American travelers. Going could mean bringing coronavirus to places ill prepared to deal with it. Not going could mean deepening economic woes. How do you choose?
The coronavirus is battering Latin American health systems and economies. It is also threatening the region’s fragile political freedoms.
Gonzalo is the earliest named “G” storm since the satellite era began in 1966, according to the National Hurricane Center.
As the region reopens, it faces hurricane season, pandemic-related restrictions and the absence of cruise ships.
Scientists predict this hurricane season will be severe. But countries in the region, with economies burdened by the pandemic and the devastation of past hurricanes, have not been able to fully prepare.
Two prominent firms, Lloyd’s of London and Greene King, have acknowledged their ties to the slave trade and pledged to make amends.
The number of infections is rising faster than ever, but many countries have decided that this is the moment to ease lockdown restrictions.
The large reptiles make decoy nests to distract predators during an oft-ignored behavior following their egg laying, researchers say.
A new study of lizards in countries struck by hurricanes suggests cataclysmic weather can reshape entire species.
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Hundreds of boaters stuck in the Caribbean have converged on the U.S. Virgin Islands, but there are fears that their safe haven comes at a cost for residents.
They are resilient and immunologically cunning in ways we’re continuing to discover.
Even as Covid-19 sickened passengers, the Costa Luminosa was slow to act to prevent infections, despite two previous serious outbreaks on its parent company’s ships.