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Discovering Dominica: Jungle of the Windies

Richard Powell | Posted 11.16.2013 | Travel
Richard Powell

I'd headed to Dominica for its annual DiveFest: the country's festival of all things scuba, held each July. As you might expect on such a secluded island, its terrestrial and marine wildlife thrives in relatively untouched jungles and along sparingly fished, quiet coastlines.

Citizenship For Sale In The Caribbean

AP | By DAVID McFADDEN | Posted 04.14.2013 | World

KINGSTON, Jamaica (AP) — Hadi Mezawi has never set foot on the Caribbean island of Dominica, has never seen its rainforests or black-sand beaches. B...

PHOTOS: Underwater Photogs Capture That Deep Blue Something

Islands | Posted 02.06.2013 | Travel
Islands

Graceful turtles off Hawaii. Tiny sea critters on Caribbean coral. Dark holes in the earth where only the bravest and most competent adventurers should journey.

Passengers Of Boat Missing In Caribbean Found

AP | Posted 12.29.2012 | World

FORT-DE-FRANCE, Martinique -- It turns out that a motorboat reported missing in the eastern Caribbean wasn't missing after all. All six passengers of...

Tropical Storm Rafael Heads Toward Bermuda

AP | Posted 12.14.2012 | World

CHARLOTTE AMALIE, U.S. Virgin Islands — The outer bands of Tropical Storm Rafael drenched the Caribbean's Northern Leeward Islands on Sunday as ...

Arrested Gay Cruise Couple: 'We Were F**king. There, I Said It'

Posted 05.17.2012 | Gay Voices

The gay cruise ship passengers who were arrested on the Caribbean island of Dominica for indecent exposure have come clean. In a piece exclusively ...

PHOTOS: 10 Breathtaking Sights You'll Miss If You Boycott Anti-Gay Countries

Laurence Watts | Posted 06.18.2012 | Gay Voices
Laurence Watts

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Poll Position: Do Tour Companies Have A Responsibility To Boycott Anti-LGBT Destinations? Vote Now!

Posted 04.06.2012 | Gay Voices

Another Friday, another Poll Position and another chance to sound off on an issue facing the LGBT community. This week's question was inspired by t...

Gay Cruise Passenger On 'Humiliating' Arrest In Dominica

AP | By DANICA COTO | Posted 05.23.2012 | Gay Voices

SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico -- A Southern Californian said Friday that he and his partner were taunted, humiliated and subjected to inhumane treatment when ...

Caribbean Gay Cruise Passengers Plead Guilty To Indecent Exposure

AP | By CARLISLE JNO BAPTISTE | Posted 05.22.2012 | Gay Voices

ROSEAU, Dominica -- Two Southern California men pleaded guilty on Thursday to indecent exposure in Dominica after they were arrested during a stop on ...

GONE OVERBOARD: Gay Cruise Passengers Arrested For Having Gay Sex

AP | CARLISLE JNO BAPTISTE | Posted 05.21.2012 | Gay Voices

ROSEAU, Dominica — Two California men on a gay cruise of the Caribbean were arrested Wednesday in Dominica, where sex between two men is illegal...

Trade, Islands, and Diversity

Carl Pope | Posted 06.12.2011 | Green
Carl Pope

If you are over 50 and think that bananas tasted better when you were young, you are right. Bananas are not the only example of how neo-liberal trade rules are bad news for small places.

Harold Ford Has a Caribbean American Dilemma, and a Trip to Haiti Won't Cut It

Yvonne R. Davis | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York
Yvonne R. Davis

Caribbean American leaders question Ford's sincerity when it comes to issues that impact the nearly 700,000 Caribbean Americans in New York City alone.

Beautify A Traffic Island, Get An Island Vacation

Huffington Post | Victoria Fine | Posted 05.25.2011 | Impact

The title just about says it all. GOOD is hosting a contest for neighborhood visionaries to spruce up their city streets. The winner will get two rou...