Tag: Caribbean

Celebrating Bermuda: The Legacy of James ‘Jemmy’ Darrell | Bermuda Biographies A slave for most of his life, James Darrell was granted his freedom at the age of 47 because of his outstanding skills as a pilot. He was one of Bermuda’s first King’s pilots, as well as the first known black person to purchase a house.">Celebrating Bermuda: The Legacy of James ‘Jemmy’ Darrell | Bermuda Biographies A slave for most of his life, James Darrell was granted his freedom at the age of 47 because of his outstanding skills as a pilot. He was one of Bermuda’s first King’s pilots, as well as the first known black person to purchase a house.

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A slave for most of his life, James Darrell was granted his freedom at the age of 47 because of his outstanding skills as a pilot. He was one of Bermuda’s first King’s pilots, as well as the first known black person to purchase a house.
Celebrating Bermuda: The Legacy of James ‘Jemmy’ Darrell | Bermuda Biographies A slave for most of his life, James Darrell was granted his freedom at the age of 47 because of his outstanding skills as a pilot. He was one of Bermuda’s first King’s pilots, as well as the first known black person to purchase a house." class="btn btn-sm btn-link"> Read More

In Haiti, Tracing a Paradise Lost | The New York Times The U.N. says the country is now stable, and tourism is growing. But the former vacation paradise still has a faded beauty.">In Haiti, Tracing a Paradise Lost | The New York Times The U.N. says the country is now stable, and tourism is growing. But the former vacation paradise still has a faded beauty.

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The U.N. says the country is now stable, and tourism is growing. But the former vacation paradise still has a faded beauty.
In Haiti, Tracing a Paradise Lost | The New York Times The U.N. says the country is now stable, and tourism is growing. But the former vacation paradise still has a faded beauty." class="btn btn-sm btn-link"> Read More

The night Barbuda died: how Hurricane Irma created a Caribbean ghost town | The Guardian Two and a half months after Barbuda was battered by 185mph winds, the island remains ruined and largely uninhabitated. Now locals are questioning if people will ever return">The night Barbuda died: how Hurricane Irma created a Caribbean ghost town | The Guardian Two and a half months after Barbuda was battered by 185mph winds, the island remains ruined and largely uninhabitated. Now locals are questioning if people will ever return

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Two and a half months after Barbuda was battered by 185mph winds, the island remains ruined and largely uninhabitated. Now locals are questioning if people will ever return
The night Barbuda died: how Hurricane Irma created a Caribbean ghost town | The Guardian Two and a half months after Barbuda was battered by 185mph winds, the island remains ruined and largely uninhabitated. Now locals are questioning if people will ever return" class="btn btn-sm btn-link"> Read More

The Caribbean is being killed: Time to fight back | San Francisco Bay View A while back, people might have argued that this was a statement of journalistic exaggeration, a way to grab the reader’s attention by fear mongering, but today it is an unfortunate statement of fact when one looks around the region.">The Caribbean is being killed: Time to fight back | San Francisco Bay View A while back, people might have argued that this was a statement of journalistic exaggeration, a way to grab the reader’s attention by fear mongering, but today it is an unfortunate statement of fact when one looks around the region.

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A while back, people might have argued that this was a statement of journalistic exaggeration, a way to grab the reader’s attention by fear mongering, but today it is an unfortunate statement of fact when one looks around the region.
The Caribbean is being killed: Time to fight back | San Francisco Bay View A while back, people might have argued that this was a statement of journalistic exaggeration, a way to grab the reader’s attention by fear mongering, but today it is an unfortunate statement of fact when one looks around the region." class="btn btn-sm btn-link"> Read More

Brazil’s Rich and Varied Black History, Too Often Hidden, Comes Alive On ‘Rios de Historia’ Tour – Atlanta Black Star Started just eight years ago, Brazil’s Rios de Historia cultural tour has attracted thousands of travelers from the U.S. and abroad, giving tourists a once-in-a-lifetime look at the nation’s most dazzling historic and cultural sites.">Brazil’s Rich and Varied Black History, Too Often Hidden, Comes Alive On ‘Rios de Historia’ Tour – Atlanta Black Star Started just eight years ago, Brazil’s Rios de Historia cultural tour has attracted thousands of travelers from the U.S. and abroad, giving tourists a once-in-a-lifetime look at the nation’s most dazzling historic and cultural sites.

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Started just eight years ago, Brazil’s Rios de Historia cultural tour has attracted thousands of travelers from the U.S. and abroad, giving tourists a once-in-a-lifetime look at the nation’s most dazzling historic and cultural sites.
Brazil’s Rich and Varied Black History, Too Often Hidden, Comes Alive On ‘Rios de Historia’ Tour – Atlanta Black Star Started just eight years ago, Brazil’s Rios de Historia cultural tour has attracted thousands of travelers from the U.S. and abroad, giving tourists a once-in-a-lifetime look at the nation’s most dazzling historic and cultural sites." class="btn btn-sm btn-link"> Read More

ISIS in the Caribbean Trinidad has the highest rate of Islamic State recruitment in the Western hemisphere. How did this happen?">ISIS in the Caribbean Trinidad has the highest rate of Islamic State recruitment in the Western hemisphere. How did this happen?

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Trinidad has the highest rate of Islamic State recruitment in the Western hemisphere. How did this happen?
ISIS in the Caribbean Trinidad has the highest rate of Islamic State recruitment in the Western hemisphere. How did this happen?" class="btn btn-sm btn-link"> Read More

Jamaica police commit ‘hundreds of unlawful killings’ yearly, Amnesty says Evidence gathered by human rights activists suggests state authorities order or are complicit in deaths amid ‘shocking culture of fear and violence’.">Jamaica police commit ‘hundreds of unlawful killings’ yearly, Amnesty says Evidence gathered by human rights activists suggests state authorities order or are complicit in deaths amid ‘shocking culture of fear and violence’.

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Evidence gathered by human rights activists suggests state authorities order or are complicit in deaths amid ‘shocking culture of fear and violence’.
Jamaica police commit ‘hundreds of unlawful killings’ yearly, Amnesty says Evidence gathered by human rights activists suggests state authorities order or are complicit in deaths amid ‘shocking culture of fear and violence’." class="btn btn-sm btn-link"> Read More