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Tell Us Why We're At War, Candidates

Peter Van Buren | Posted 08.25.2016 | Politics
Peter Van Buren

When I was a kid, successive presidents told us we had to fight in Vietnam, Cambodia and Laos, because if we didn't fight them over there, we'd have to fight them on the beaches of California. We believed. It was a lie.

As Climate Change Hits Economies, Small Island States Turn to Selling Passports

Till Bruckner | Posted 07.28.2016 | Business
Till Bruckner

Such economic citizenship programmes, which are being run by several small island states in the region, have raised concerns that terrorists, criminals and other shady characters could buy Caribbean passports to evade justice, slip into Europe and North America through the back door, or squirrel away billions in stolen public money in tropical tax paradises.

Why Destra Garcia Is Dominating Social Media And Music While Staying True To The Caribbean

N. Kimron Corion | Posted 06.22.2016 | Media
N. Kimron Corion

I spent 5 years in Mexico, and one of my fondest memories was the occasional "Fiesta Caribeña" my friends and I organized. We mainly planned and exec...

How Grenadian and Caribbean Soca Artists can use Facebook and Instagram to build their Brands

N. Kimron Corion | Posted 06.13.2016 | Media
N. Kimron Corion

When I younger, I wanted to become a soca artist. I even started writing songs with my friends, but I quickly realized I didn't have what it took, so ...

How to Get Decision-Makers to Invest in Nature

Mark Tercek | Posted 06.07.2016 | Green
Mark Tercek

A healthy coral reef like this one in Grenada can reduce wave energy by 97%, providing natural protection from storms for homes and businesses located...

Experiencing Grenada through the Eyes of Typical Grenadians

N. Kimron Corion | Posted 05.09.2016 | Media
N. Kimron Corion

I believe if you want to control your brand and the way people view you, you need to take an active part in the conversation happening about you.

Diving Wrecks to Remember

Amanda Walkins | Posted 04.15.2016 | Travel
Amanda Walkins

As we honor the anniversary of one of the most horrific shipwrecks of all time, we are reminded that every wreck dive we do as scuba divers grants us ...

Honeymoon Suggestions for Six Celebrity Couples

Jane Anderson | Posted 04.14.2016 | Weddings
Jane Anderson

When money's no object and the world's your oyster, how do you choose the perfect romantic break? Even celebrities need a once-in-a-lifetime honeymoon, so here's some inspiration for six newly-engaged high-profile couples.

Remembering Grenada's Impact on Black America

Dwayne Wong (Omowale) | Posted 03.16.2016 | Black Voices
Dwayne Wong (Omowale)

Some of the American critics of the revolution in Grenada were afraid of the revolution's potential appeal to African-Americans. This was a socialist revolution in an English-speaking nation that was made up of over 90% black people.

You Can't Miss These Unusual Caribbean Spots

Amanda Walkins | Posted 03.14.2016 | Travel
Amanda Walkins

There are countless strange sights and bizarre locations around the world - places that amaze and confound us. There are natural wonders that make us ...

Spring Break Small Caribbean Islands

Andrea Poe | Posted 02.23.2016 | Travel
Andrea Poe

Who doesn't want to escape the cold weather and head to the Caribbean for Spring Break? And that's the problem. Just about anyone who has had her fi...

12 Steamy Caribbean All-Inclusives for Adult Indulgence

Oyster | Posted 02.05.2016 | Travel
Oyster

Family vacations can be great, of course. But sometimes, adults need a getaway geared exclusively to grown-up tastes.

Ronald Reagan Would Be Denounced as a Foreign Policy Weakling by Today's GOP Presidential Candidates

Doug Bandow | Posted 01.04.2016 | Politics
Doug Bandow

Reagan likely would find the entire discussion a bit, well, "liberal" in the sense of assuming that more dollars spent is the only way to deliver more security.

So What If a Majority of Americans Wants to Send Ground troops to Syria?

Kirby Goidel | Posted 12.13.2015 | Politics
Kirby Goidel

When posed with the possibility of war, in theory, Americans like the idea of invading other countries. In practice -- when lives are actually lost -- they like invading other countries much less. When an invasion seems like it might be costly, Americans often prefer more limited airstrikes or no military involvement at all.

The Barrel and the Bubble

Write for the Future | Posted 10.18.2015 | College
Write for the Future

If Gramps could create a better life after leaving his homeland in a barrel, I could handle smiling in a restaurant twice a week.

The 15 Best Adults-Only Resorts in the Caribbean

Oyster | Posted 10.08.2015 | Travel
Oyster

There are times when getting away with the kids is great, and times when getting away from them sounds even better. For those latter moments, here are this year's 15 best adult-only resorts in the Caribbean.

#IAmMoreThan My Scars

Shantonia Wayne | Posted 09.04.2015 | Women
Shantonia Wayne

I have always risen above my circumstances and my leg has never stopped me from pursuing my dreams, it may have slowed me down but never took my hope away.

From Junkanoo to Brukdown: A Booty-Shakin' Tour of the Caribbean

Bob Schulman | Posted 07.01.2016 | Travel
Bob Schulman

Don't get me wrong. I love Jamaican reggae music. Ditto for its two predecessors, rocksteady and ska, and before that mento and old-time calypso. But down in the Caribbean you'll hear all kinds of other booty-shaking rhythms.

10 Crazy Expensive Hotels With Rates That Will Blow Your Mind

Oyster | Posted 06.04.2016 | Travel
Oyster

Last week, we gave you the low down on just how low hotel rates can go. And we pleasantly discovered they can get quite low; all 10 properties that made our "cheapest hotels" list cost $22/night or less!

Ronald Reagan Was No Neocon: Peace Through Strength Did Not Mean War at Any Price

Doug Bandow | Posted 05.18.2016 | Politics
Doug Bandow

A de facto peacenik who was horrified by the prospect of needless war, Reagan likely would have been appalled by the aggressive posturing of most of the Republicans currently seeking the White House.

9 Budget Beach Hotels That Are Really, Truly Cheap

Oyster | Posted 06.09.2015 | Travel
Oyster

Finding an acceptable beach hotel on a shoestring budget is no mean feat -- and it can be all the more frustrating when recommendations from well-meaning friends leave you wondering whether they understand what "budget" really means.

The 12 Most Luxurious All-Inclusive Resorts in the World

Oyster | Posted 05.10.2015 | Travel
Oyster

No matter the destination where you're heading on your all-inclusive getaway, it's nice to know that once you get there, everything will already be taken care of; that is, as long as you pick a top-notch spot that won't shock you with any unwanted surprises.

Review: American Reckoning: The Vietnam War and Our National Identity

Peter Van Buren | Posted 04.26.2015 | Books
Peter Van Buren

Chris Appy's American Reckoning: The Vietnam War and Our National Identity is a book-length essay on the Vietnam War and how it changed the way Americans think of ourselves and our foreign policy.

Welcome To The Caribbean's Prettiest Place

The Huffington Post | Carly Ledbetter | Posted 02.15.2015 | Travel

It isn't warming up anytime soon, which means we’re still in need of a mid-winter Caribbean vacation to keep us sane. Barbados, Barbuda, the Bahamas...

Is This a Real-Life Hobbit Hole or a Hotel?! Maybe Both...

Oyster | Posted 04.13.2015 | Travel
Oyster

Sleeping in a Hobbit hole is a fantasy for many, and this hotel may be as close as you can get. And unlike the Hobbit holes in the Shire, this property faces the turquoise blue waters of the Caribbean.