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bark of the Caribbean tree can be used as a Canella winterana spice similar to cinnamon?
African-American dancer gave up Lavinia Williams ballet stardom in the United States to spend decades developing national schools of Caribbean traditional dance in Haiti, Guyana, and the Bahamas?
the 1806 settlement of
was the first organised settlement of Chinese in Trinidad Chinese people in the Caribbean, preceding the importation of Chinese-indentured labour by over 40 years?
Taíno people of the Caribbean, a zemi (pictured) is a spirit or a sculpture representing the spirit?
calls of the , a noisy Red-throated Ant-Tanager passerine bird native to the Caribbean, include a scolding raaah or nasal pip pik, and the song is a throaty whistled cherry quick cherry quick cherry quick cherry quick?
science fiction novel by Typewriter in the Sky Scientology founder L. Ron Hubbard is set in the Caribbean during the 17th century?
Caribbean island of "San Sebastian" appears in RKO's , The Ghost Ship , and I Walked With a Zombie ?
Zombies on Broadway the discovery of a population of smaller, less spiny
palms in Dominica has led to speculation that may not be the only species of Aiphanes minima on that island nation in the Aiphanes Caribbean?
the definitive image of the
African and Caribbean goddess was based on a poster of a Mami Wata Samoan snake charmer?
( Grotto at Goldney House pictured), Bristol, which dates from 1739, is encrusted with the shells of over 200 African and Caribbean species?
all four remaining species of
island raccoons (examples pictured), found only on small Central American and Caribbean islands, are considered endangered?
rescued Woodes Rogers Alexander Selkirk, the model for Robinson Crusoe, and later defeated the pirates of the Caribbean?
is the Espiritismo Latin American and Caribbean belief that good and evil spirits can affect health, luck and other elements of human life?
rights are granted to native populations in aboriginal whaling Greenland, Canada, the United States, Russia and several Caribbean island communities?
Trinidad has than any other island in the more bat species Caribbean?
election monitors described the behaviour of the people of Suriname during the as a good example to the 2005 Surinamese legislative election Caribbean?
's Ignatz Urban type collections of Caribbean plants were largely destroyed in the 1943 bombing of the Berlin Herbarium?
began in the 15th century and that Jewish immigration to Puerto Rico Puerto Rico has the largest and richest Jewish community in the Caribbean?
in the Yrausquin Airport Caribbean island of Saba has commercial air service despite prohibition for airline airplanes to land there?
Mary Anne Rawson (pictured) helped in the anti-slavery campaign that reduced the sale of sugar from the West Indies in Sheffield?
was thought to have spent time in the Lancelot Blackburne Caribbean as a buccaneer as a young man, and lived openly with his mistress whilst Archbishop of York?
West Indians Viv Richards and Hallam Moseley top in the batting and bowling charts List A cricket for Somerset County Cricket Club?
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