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Guyanese fried chicken, and saltfish with coconut dumplings: Keshia Sakarah’s Caribbean recipes for summer

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The Caribbean is a cultural microcosm, and home to a beautifully nuanced world of ingredients and dishes. The multitude of subcultures reflected across the islands owes a great deal to historical contributions from th...

Deadly coral disease sweeping Caribbean linked to wastewater from ships

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A virulent and fast-moving coral disease that has swept through the Caribbean could be linked to waste or ballast water from ships, according to research. The deadly infection, known as stony coral tissue loss disease...

‘It’s just like the Caribbean’: readers on eight beautiful, tranquil British beaches

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This is a beautiful beach, about two miles south of Llangrannog on the Ceredigion coast. The walk from the car park at Traeth Penbryn, along the Ceredigion coastal path, is a glorious day out in itself, and once down ...

Fortune by Amanda Smyth review – passion and greed in the Caribbean

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Caribbean fiction has a distinguished lineage, from VS Naipaul to Monique Roffey, but its roots often seem to lie in The Tempest. The presence of a dangerous magic lurks beneath its prodigious natural beauty, and Aman...

UK Covid news: NI adds Balearics, Malta and some Caribbean islands to travel green list before England update

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Latest updates: Northern Ireland makes announcement before update on England travel green list

Royal Caribbean fails to stop US lawsuit by Australian survivors of White Island volcano

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Two Australian survivors of the White Island volcanic eruption in New Zealand will be allowed to sue Royal Caribbean in the US after the cruise line failed in its bid to stop the lawsuit. Marie and Stephanie Browitt l...

EPA shuts polluting Caribbean refinery reopened under Trump

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The Environmental Protection Agency has ordered an oil refinery in the US Virgin Islands to pause all operations, citing “at least four incidents” in which the facility that significantly affected St Croix residents. ...

Why is Boris Johnson’s Caribbean holiday under scrutiny?

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Boris Johnson is facing yet another investigation into whether donations he received were properly declared. The parliamentary standards commissioner, Kathryn Stone, has announced she is investigating a possible breac...

This One Sky Day by Leone Ross review – a magical Caribbean of the mind

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Although the fictional archipelago of Popisho in Leone Ross’s third novel is imbued with a Caribbean sensibility, it is an entirely original place. Here, clouds rain down torrents of physalises. Houses morph, stretch,...

Streets coated with ash after Caribbean volcano eruption – video

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Video from Georgetown, a community several kilometres away from La Soufrière volcano on the Caribbean island of St Vincent, shows buildings blanketed in a layer of ash after the volcano spectacularly erupted after dec...

Row erupts over bid to revive London’s historic Caribbean cultural hub

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A row has broken out over the future of an important Caribbean community centre in north London which has fallen into serious disrepair after years of neglect by its landlord, the local council. Stewart Wellington, wh...

Exclusion rates five times higher for black Caribbean pupils in parts of England

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Exclusive: analysis of racial disparities in education system raises concerns over ‘criminalisation of children’Exclusion rates for black Caribbean students in English schools are up to six times higher than those of ...