By Marisa Taylor, Kaiser Health News
The vaccine research has sparked controversy because the lead investigator did not rely on traditional U.S. safety oversight while testing the vaccine.
By Elizabeth Flock
A Caribbean street photographer, poets, and other writers remember Derek Walcott, a Nobel laureate and Caribbean poet and playwright who died Friday.
By Nana Brantuo
“In this country, our understandings of heroism have always been informed by an ugly past of racial prejudice and discrimination.” Fidel Castro’s death saw the Cuban revolutionary re-enter the U.S. imaginary as a villain, a communist dictator opposed to core…
By Laura Santhanam
Latin American and Caribbean nations continue to languish in a recession, and a recent report says policies that promote greater entrepreneurship could give economies a needed boost.
By Larisa Epatko
When Hurricane Matthew steamrolled southern Haiti earlier this month, it wiped out houses, bridges and roads. It also decimated sanitation systems, putting the Caribbean island nation at risk of worsening cholera outbreaks.
As Haiti began rebuilding in the wake of Hurricane Matthew, aid groups worried that cholera and other diseases would quickly spread in the flood waters. The Caribbean island nation has battled cholera for six years, but conditions following the hurricane could…
Hurricane Matthew cut through southwestern Haiti on Tuesday, flooding towns and knocking out at least one major bridge, as it rolled toward Florida where it is expected to hit late Thursday.
By Omar Etman
On the heels of nationwide protests against police violence, the Bahamas issued a travel advisory on Friday for its citizens visiting the U.S.
By Kenya Downs
Rumors circulated that the Caribbean nation of Haiti would become the African Union's 55th member state. Not true, says the African Union.
While some accuse Snapchat of promoting blackface, others point to a bigger problem with the Bob Marley filter.
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