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On Feb., 27, Laura Trevelyan and members of her family traveled to Grenada to issue a formal apology. courtesy of The University of the West Indies/Laura Trevelyan hide caption

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British aristocrats ask King Charles to join a slavery reparations movement

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Felina Manita and her husband Jean are building a temporary home out of sticks after losing their home in Les Cayes in the earthquake on Saturday. Octavio Jones for NPR hide caption

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A Tropical Storm Is Adding To Haiti's Misery Following A Devastating Earthquake

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Grenadians watch a landing U.S. convoy during the Grenada Invasion of 1983. Shepard Sherbell/Corbis via Getty Images hide caption

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Water was sold out at a grocery store in North Miami, Fla., on Friday as residents heeded warnings to stockpile a week's worth of food and supplies before Hurricane Dorian arrives on Monday. Wilfredo Lee/AP hide caption

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Hurricane Dorian has now left the Caribbean Sea and is predicted to intensify rapidly as it crosses the Atlantic on the way to Florida's central east coast. NOAA/NESDIS/STAR/ GOES-East hide caption

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Hurricane Dorian Expected To Hit Florida Coast With 130 MPH Winds On Labor Day

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Venezuelan boats are moored at a port in Willemstad, Curaçao, in February. For many Venezuelans, Caribbean islands like Curaçao are escapes from their country's turmoil. Luis Acosta/AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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Venezuelans Take Risky Voyage To Curaçao To Flee Crisis

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A picture taken in April shows sargassum seaweed on the French Caribbean Island of Guadeloupe. Helene Valenzuela/AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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Masses Of Seaweed Threaten Fisheries And Foul Beaches

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Home Secretary Amber Rudd attends the official unveiling of a statue in honor of the first female Suffragist Millicent Fawcett in Parliament Square last week in London. Dan Kitwood/Getty Images hide caption

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Black cake, a rich, molasses-spiced cake filled with drunken dried fruits, is a part of Christmas festivities throughout the Caribbean. The cake varies from island to island. Above, a black cake recipe from Trinidad. Deb Lindsey hide caption

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Hurricane Irma significantly damaged nearly 90 percent of government buildings and the island's electricity infrastructure. Now 87 percent of the island's power has been restored. Garson Kelsick/AP hide caption

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The sun glares down on a severely damaged apartment unit in a St. Thomas high-rise on Tuesday. Many residents say they lost everything to the Category 5 storm, and days later they're still grappling with how to respond to the rampant destruction. Michael Nagle/Bloomberg via Getty Images hide caption

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A rescue team from the local emergency management agency inspects flooded areas late Wednesday in Fajardo, Puerto Rico, after the passing of Hurricane Irma. The category 5 storm is expected to make landfall in Florida by the weekend. Jose Jimenez/Getty Images hide caption

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When the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention lifted its last Zika travel advisory for Miami-Dade County last week, residents and visitors to Miami's popular South Beach neighborhood were relieved. Still, doctors say, pregnant women should continue to take extra precautions. Joe Raedle/Getty Images hide caption

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Reviving Puerto Rico's Cocoa Farms, Centuries After Hurricanes Destroyed Them

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