#Caribbean Islands

  • Article: Island Nation of Dominica Launches One of the Strongest Plastic Bans in the World
    Environment

    Island Nation of Dominica Launches One of the Strongest Plastic Bans in the World

    By Joe McCarthy  and  Erica Sanchez|Aug. 13, 2018

    It will ban plastic bags, utensils, containers, and more. Read more

  • Article: Richard Branson Vowed to Rebuild the Caribbean After Hurricanes Destroyed It
    Environment

    Richard Branson Vowed to Rebuild the Caribbean After Hurricanes Destroyed It

    By Colleen Curry|Nov. 1, 2017

    Wind & solar make more sense for the region, he says. Read more

  • Article: Shocking Photos Show Extent of Plastic Pollution in Caribbean
    Environment

    Shocking Photos Show Extent of Plastic Pollution in Caribbean

    By Joe McCarthy|Oct. 27, 2017

    “I’ve never seen a photo that illustrates how bad the problem is in that area.” Read more

  • Article: Category 5 Hurricane Maria Just Devastated the Tiny Island of Dominica and Is Heading Toward Puerto Rico
    Environment

    Category 5 Hurricane Maria Just Devastated the Tiny Island of Dominica and Is Heading Toward Puerto Rico

    By Gabriella Canal|Sept. 19, 2017

    Forecasters warn the storm could leave Puerto Rico “uninhabitable for months.” Read more

  • Article: These Caribbean Islands Are Running Out of Food and Water in the Aftermath of Hurricane Irma
    Food & Hunger

    These Caribbean Islands Are Running Out of Food and Water in the Aftermath of Hurricane Irma

    By Tess Sohngen|Sept. 13, 2017

    Nearly 50 million people live on the islands affected by the hurricane. Read more

  • Article: Hurricane-Battered Cuba Has Sent 750 Doctors to Other Caribbean Islands to Help After Irma
    Health

    Hurricane-Battered Cuba Has Sent 750 Doctors to Other Caribbean Islands to Help After Irma

    By Tess Sohngen|Sept. 12, 2017

    Cuba has its own medical needs at home, but that didn't stop it from helping out its neighbors. Read more