Region of the Americas that consists of the Caribbean Sea, its islands (some surrounded by the Caribbean Sea and some bordering both the Caribbean Sea and the North Atlantic Ocean) and the surrounding coasts.- Caribbean
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Nowadays, the term West Indies is often interchangeable with the term Caribbean, although the latter may also include some Central and South American mainland countries which have Caribbean coastlines, such as Belize, Guyana, Suriname and French Guiana, and the Atlantic island nations of Trinidad and Tobago and Bermuda, both of which are geographically distinct from the three main island groups, but culturally related.
Grouping of the larger islands in the Caribbean Sea, including Cuba, Hispaniola, Puerto Rico, Jamaica, and the Cayman Islands.
The Haitian Revolution was the first and only successful anti-slavery and anti-colonial insurrection by self-liberated slaves; it established the independent nation of Haiti, the first in the Greater Antilles, the Caribbean, and Latin America as a whole.
Short-lived political union that existed from 3 January 1958 to 31 May 1962.
Various islands in the Caribbean that were part of the British Empire, including Trinidad and Tobago, Barbados, Jamaica, and those on the Leeward and Windward Islands, came together to form the Federation, with its capital in Port of Spain, Trinidad and Tobago.
The Netherlands (Nederland ), informally Holland, is a transcontinental country located in north-western Europe with overseas territories in the Caribbean.
Country on the northeastern coast of Central America.
It is considered a Central American and Caribbean nation with strong ties to both the American and Caribbean regions.
The Kalinago, also known as the Island Caribs or simply Caribs, are an indigenous people of the Lesser Antilles in the Caribbean.
Region in north-eastern South America which includes the following three territories:
The native tribes of the Northern Amazon are most closely related to the natives of the Caribbean; most evidence suggests that the Arawaks immigrated from the Orinoco and Essequibo River Basins in Venezuela and Guiana into the northern islands, and were then supplanted by more warlike tribes of Carib Indians, who departed from these same river valleys a few centuries later.
Country on the northeastern Atlantic coast of South America.
Suriname is considered a culturally Caribbean country, and is a member of the Caribbean Community (CARICOM).
Spearheaded by the Spanish conquistadors.
The Americas were invaded and incorporated into the Spanish Empire, with the exception of Brazil, British America, and some small regions of South America and the Caribbean.
The overseas departments and regions of France (départements et régions d'outre-mer, ; DROM) are departments of France that are outside metropolitan France, the European part of France.
Guadeloupe in the Caribbean;