The Atlas of Vulnerability: Developing Countries and the Pandemic database features 24 Latin American and Caribbean countries that Eric LeCompte, executive director of Jubilee USA Network, argues need more support, resources, and aid than they’ve received so far through the COVID-19 pandemic.
How Harry Belafonte and Irving Burgie Helped Popularize Caribbean Calypso Music
Although this year’s West Indian Day Parade — typically held every September in Crown Heights as a celebration of Caribbean culture — has been canceled, the music of the islands can never be forgotten.
Caribbean Culture, Catholic Faith Celebrated at West Indian Day Parade
Steady rain didn’t stop the celebration of Caribbean culture along Eastern Parkway in Crown Heights on Labor Day. And the Catholic community was near the front of the West Indian Day Parade on Sept. 2 to proclaim their Caribbean Catholic culture and religion and invite others to join them.