UNICEF says that a busier than normal Atlantic Ocean hurricane season has been predicted for 2020, and Covid-19 could "spread easily in crowded emergency shelters."
Hurricane Isaias has lashed the Bahamas as it churns towards Florida, bringing new dangers to a US state suffering record deaths from an unrelenting coronavirus outbreak.
Luis Abinader, the frontrunner in the Caribbean nation's presidential race, is seeking to end 16 years of unbroken rule by the centre-left Dominican Liberation Party (PLD).
Dust cloud sweeps across the Atlantic from Africa over the past week, covering the Caribbean island of Puerto Rico and hitting south Florida in the United States.
Covid-19 has now killed over 439,000 people worldwide since the outbreak started in China last year, according to tracking websites. Here are the developments for June 16:
Former West Indies captain Daren Sammy says his Sunrisers Hyderabad teammates in India called him "kalu" (black man in Hindi) in Twenty20 tournament in 2013 and 2014.
Statues celebrating 'icons' who helped create a racist system, perpetuate the racist system.
The Cuba's first coral nursery is designed to help the country repopulate its reefs, some of the most pristine in the Caribbean.
The three-match Test series was originally meant to be played in June but will now start on July 8 because of the Covid-19 pandemic in the UK.
Signs of mounting hunger are already being felt around the region, where desperate citizens are violating quarantines to go out in search of money and food and hanging red and white flags from their homes in a cry for aid.
Campaigners want an independent probe into the socio-economic issues that led to minorities being more vulnerable to Covid-19.
British society needs to be reshaped in a more egalitarian manner that doesn't set up minorities as lambs to the slaughter.
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