Puerto Rico Links

Puerto Rico flag What would locals like others know about Puerto Rico? Presenting relevant links in a somewhat random fashion: HeadlinesPuerto Rico leads U.S. COVID vaccination ratesPuerto Rico governor expects movement on statehood next monthHow A Two-Person Montana Company Ended Up With The Biggest Energy Contract In Puerto RicoMontana company restoring power in Puerto Rico …

Jamaica Links

Flag of Jamaica What would locals like others know about Jamaica? Presenting relevant links in a somewhat random fashion: HeadlinesNational committee to plan activities for diamond jubilee in 2022What exactly is ecotourism? – Erica Hamilton/The Gleaner Features10 awesome words Governmentjis.gov.jm/governmentjis.gov.jm MuseumsNatural History Museum of JamaicaFacebook Elsewhere on the WebDigicelPublic Broadcasting Corporation of JamaicaJamaica Global Online …

Jamaica

Photo: Nigel Durrant, Devon House (Some rights reserved) Jamaica is located in the Caribbean Sea, about 145 kilometers (90 miles) south of Cuba, and 190 kilometers (120 miles) west of Hispaniola, the island harboring the nation-states Haiti and the Dominican Republic. Google Mapsgoo.gl/maps/sZfrssEW3wXHwCci9 Photos Bob Marley Planeta.com

North America

Roofdog (Some rights reserved) Planeta.com spotlights the North American continent — the big three  (Canada, Mexico and the United States) and the rest of the continent including Central America and the Caribbean. What is North American identity? It’s a question I struggle to answer satisfactorily to myself. I can name and group others but when …

Dominican Republic

Photo: Churl Han, Baseball School (Some rights reserved) The Dominican Republic (Republica Dominicana) is a nation on the island of Hispaniola, part of the Greater Antilles archipelago in the Caribbean region. The western third of the island is occupied by the nation of Haiti. Terrain comprises rainforest, savannah and highlands, including Pico Duarte, the Caribbean’s …

Curaçao

Photo: Jasperdo (Some rights reserved) Curaçao (Kingdom of the Netherlands) is one of the most storied islands in the Caribbean. Wikipedia: Curaçao is a Lesser Antilles island in the southern Caribbean Sea and the Dutch Caribbean region, about 65 km (40 mi) north of the Venezuelan coast. It is a constituent country (Dutch: land) of …

Bahamas

Photo: Becky McCray, Hybiscus (Some rights reserved) Wikipedia: The Bahamas is a country within the Lucayan Archipelago, in the Caribbean. The archipelagic state consists of more than 700 islands, cays, and islets in the Atlantic Ocean, and is located north of Cuba and Hispaniola (Haiti and the Dominican Republic), northwest of the Turks and Caicos …

Haiti Links

Haiti Flag What would locals like others know about Haiti? Presenting relevant links in a somewhat random fashion: HeadlinesHaiti Has Been Abandoned—by the Media, the US, and the WorldHaiti In Ruins: A Look Back At The 2010 Earthquake Newshaitiantimes.com – @HaitianTimes_apnews.commiamiherald.comfrance24.comhaitilibre.com – @haitilibre [email protected] WikipediaHaitiHispaniola Planeta

Cuba Links

Cuba flag What would locals like others to now about Cuba? Presenting relevant links in a somewhat random fashion: Headlines‘Corona town’: Cuban graffiti depicts anguish, urges courage – Reuterscan-cuba-preserve-ecosystems-while-profiting-from-tourismTrump’s Ban On Travel To Cuba Might Actually Help Cuba’s EconomyTrumps-cuba-policy-tries-to-redefine-good-us-tourism-it-might-be-just-what-the-islands-rulers-want-tooWhat Trump’s Cuba policy means for travelersravel-in-cuba-homestay-casa-particulares-paladareshttp://www.havanatimes.org/?p=122336s-tour-operators-rethink-future-of-people-to-people-tours-in-cubachanges-are-coming-to-cuba-but-what-will-those-changes-bringcuba-turns-to-ecotourism-to-boost-economyCuba’s wildlife attractions: countering the US travel ban for AmericansAmericans traveling …

Haiti

Photo: Nathan Mack, Mountains (Some rights reserved) Haiti is located on the island of Hispaniola, in the Greater Antilles archipelago of the Caribbean. The country occupies the western three-eighths of the island, which it shares with the Dominican Republic. Planeta.com