The Caribbean braced, then buckled to the fierce onslaught of multiple hurricanes recently, which scattered death and mass destruction across the region and left an ugly mark on the diaspora in the United States as well. The Caribbean and its nationals in the U.S. were not spared the brutal impact of powerful hurricanes Harvey, Irma and Maria, as even those who escaped loss of life and property - particularly in Texas and Florida - were forced to worry about the fate of family and friends in the countries of their roots.
SAN FRANCISCO -- Imani Lopez is 17. She’s an aspiring writer, with interests ranging from poetry to screenwriting, and she eventually wants to make it to Hollywood. But for now she’s working two jobs while going to school full time, and helping to raise two younger sisters and a developmentally disabled brother.
WASHINGTON, D.C. – Though religious freedom is generally upheld in most - if not all - Caribbean community (CARICOM) countries, the United States has called out some nations for what it describes as religious intolerance.
LONDON, England - As if clearing 10 barriers while trying to outrun the world’s elite athletes wasn’t enough, 23-year-old Omar McLeod suddenly found himself carrying the weight of an entire nation’s hopes entering the final of the men’s 110 meters hurdles at last month’s IAAF World Championships here.
LONDON, England - Judging from his reaction after finishing third in the 200 meters at the IAAF World Championships here last month, it seemed nothing else could’ve made Trinidad and Tobago sprinter Jereem Richards more proud.
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