Two members of U.K. aristocratic families, Laura Trevelyan and David Lascelles, are apologizing for centuries-old injustices in the Caribbean, and asking others to join them in paying reparations.
Seaweed is smothering Caribbean coasts from Puerto Rico to Barbados as tons of brown algae kill wildlife, choke the tourism industry and release toxic gases.
Relief efforts in Haiti are being greatly hampered by the torrential rains of Tropical Storm Grace. And many people are sleeping outside because of a fear of aftershocks.
St. Vincent's National Emergency Management Organization announced Friday that the volcano had erupted amid ongoing attempts to evacuate nearby residents.
Forecasters warn, "Dorian is anticipated to remain an extremely dangerous major hurricane ... into next week. Florida and Georgia have declared emergencies along the wide possible path of the storm.
"There is an increasing likelihood of life-threatening storm surge along portions of the Florida east coast" on Labor Day weekend, the National Hurricane Center says.
Most Venezuelans looking to emigrate cross land borders into Colombia or Brazil. But for many, Caribbean islands like Curaçao are much closer escapes from their country's turmoil.
A floating, smelly mass of seaweed called sargassum is covering beaches in the Caribbean and areas along the Gulf of Mexico.
Amber Rudd had denied that she had ever discussed deportation targets, but The Guardian on Sunday published a letter she sent to Prime Minister Theresa May proposing a 10 percent increase in removals.
Many in New York's large Caribbean diaspora cling to the rich, molasses-spiced cake filled with drunken dried fruits. It takes months to prepare and is central to festivities throughout the islands.