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FBI, Aruba Police Probing Royal Princess Cruise Ship Death
The 52-year-old woman was reportedly involved in an altercation with another passenger prior to her death.
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This Small Caribbean Island Is Waging A Big War Against Plastic
Dominica's government plans to ban plastic and styrofoam food containers and utensils by 2019.
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The First Black Miss Universe Great Britain Says Her Win Is For The Small-Town Girls
Dee-Ann Kentish-Rogers may be from a small island, but the beauty queen, lawyer and former athlete is encouraging women and girls to dream big.
This Culinary Nonprofit Is Cooking Up Hope In This Brooklyn Food Desert
The Brownsville Community Culinary Center helps locals become chefs, while providing Brownsville, NY with its first sit-down restaurant in decades.
These Stunning GIFs Show St. Martin's Miraculous Recovery From Hurricanes Irma And Maria
What a difference six months makes.
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Puerto Rico Moves To Privatize Its Troubled Power Company
Nearly 30 percent of the island's energy customers remain without power.
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The Bitter Truth About Big Sugar's Caribbean Colonialism
From slavery to snack food, sugar has ravaged Caribbean and South American nations. Is it time for reparations?
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An Intersection Of Race, Masculinity, And Mental Health
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On a cloudy fall day, not unlike this one, my friend Roman* sat across from me in the living room of his small apartment
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Golden Krust Founder And CEO Lowell Hawthorne Dead at 57
The Jamaican-born entrepreneur died due to a self-inflicted gunshot wound.
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Good Riddance: Devastating 2017 Hurricane Season Comes To An End
It's a reminder of just how "destructive, life-altering and society-altering" hurricanes can be, one meteorologist said.
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7 Numbers That Explain How Much Puerto Rico Is Still Suffering
It's been two months since Hurricane Maria hit Puerto Rico, and more than half its residents are still without power.
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Here's The Deal With Those 'Diet' Avocados Everyone's Talking About
By Kelsey Kennedy, LiveScience
Our dieting obsession hits a whole new level.
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Here's What REALLY Happened When The Obamas Vacationed With Richard Branson
The billionaire tells all, including dancing on a bar.
Beyoncé Drops Surprise Remix, Donates Proceeds To Hurricane Victims
The "Lemonade" star is fundraising in the most Beyoncé way ever.
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Royal Caribbean Cancels Cruise, Sends Ship On Mission To Help Puerto Rico
The ship will bring supplies to hurricane-ravaged islands and carry back evacuees.
This Satellite Image Shows The Dire Power Situation In Puerto Rico
Millions of U.S. citizens are without electricity.
In The Caribbean, Colonialism And Inequality Mean Hurricanes Hit Harder
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By Levi Gahman and Gabrielle Thongs, The University of the West Indies: St. Augustine Campus Hurricane Maria, the 15th tropical
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At Least 25 Dead After Hurricane Maria Hits Puerto Rico And Caribbean
By Dave Graham and Robin Respaut, Reuters
Maria was the second major hurricane to hit the Caribbean this month and the strongest storm to hit the U.S. territory of Puerto Rico in nearly 90 years.
Maria Leaves Puerto Rico In The Dark
Hurricane Maria has left the entire island without electricity — it may not return for months.
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