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Region composed of coasts and islands in the Caribbean Sea

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Caribbean: Region composed of coasts and islands in the Caribbean Sea
The Caribbean is a region of the Americas that comprises the Caribbean Sea, its surrounding coasts, and its islands. The region lies southeast of the Gulf of Mexico and of the North American mainland, east of Central America, and north of South America.

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French minister heads to Caribbean territories to defuse tensions [Video]

French minister heads to Caribbean territories to defuse tensions

Credit: FRANCE 24 English     Duration: 01:56Published
Sir Geoffrey Cox defends second job in Caribbean [Video]

Sir Geoffrey Cox defends second job in Caribbean

Conservative MP and former Attorney General Sir Geoffrey Cox has spoken for the first time since it emerged he had a second job advising the British Virgin Islands government. Asked if he had damaged..

Credit: ODN     Duration: 01:04Published
Aftermath of violence at French Caribbean island of Martinique [Video]

Aftermath of violence at French Caribbean island of Martinique

Aftermath scenes following more violence on the French Caribbean island of Martinique where protests were sparked by anger over Covid-19 measures.

Credit: euronews (in English)     Duration: 01:00Published
France mulls some autonomy for Caribbean territories amid COVID-19 riots [Video]

France mulls some autonomy for Caribbean territories amid COVID-19 riots

The recent tensions in Guadeloupe and Martinique started because of France's obligatory vaccinations for health care workers, and nationwide health pass to get into restaurants and other venues.

Credit: euronews (in English)     Duration: 01:20Published
'We suffer too much': New unrest rocks French Caribbean over Covid-19, unemployment [Video]

'We suffer too much': New unrest rocks French Caribbean over Covid-19, unemployment

Credit: FRANCE 24 English     Duration: 01:25Published

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Boris Johnson did not break MPs code of conduct over Christmas Caribbean holiday, report finds

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