In it, he appealed to doctors in the USA to return to Grenada to serve local and international patients.
Most authorities of the last century preferred the stress on the third syllable. Its principal ones are geographical and political. The Caribbean can also be expanded to include territories with strong cultural and historical connections to slaveryEuropean colonisation and the plantation system.
The United Nations geoscheme for the Americas presents the Caribbean as a distinct region within the Americas. Physiographically, the Caribbean region is mainly a chain of islands surrounding the Caribbean Sea.
To the north, the region is bordered by the Gulf of Mexicothe Straits of Florida and the Northern Atlantic Oceanwhich lies to the east and northeast. To the south lies the coastline of the continent of South America. Politically, the "Caribbean" may be centred on socio-economic groupings found in the region.
The Commonwealth of the Bahamas is also in the Atlantic and is a full member of the Caribbean Community.
Alternatively, the organisation called the Association of Caribbean States ACS consists of almost every nation in the surrounding regions that lie on the Caribbean, plus El Salvadorwhich lies solely on the Pacific Ocean.
According to the ACS, the total population of its member states is million people. Some islands in the region have relatively flat terrain of non-volcanic origin. Definitions of the terms Greater Antilles and Lesser Antilles often vary. The term Lesser Antilles is often used to define an island arc that includes Grenada but excludes Trinidad and Tobago and the Leeward Antilles.
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The waters of the Caribbean Sea host large, migratory schools of fish, turtles, and coral reef formations. Climate[ edit ] The climate of the area is tropicalvarying from tropical rainforest in some areas to tropical savanna in others.
There are also some locations that are arid climates with considerable drought in some years. Rainfall varies with elevation, size and water currents cool upwellings keep the ABC islands arid. Warm, moist trade winds blow consistently from the east, creating both rain forest and semi arid climates across the region.
The tropical rainforest climates include lowland areas near the Caribbean Sea from Costa Rica north to Belizeas well as the Dominican Republic and Puerto Ricowhile the more seasonal dry tropical savanna climates are found in Cubanorthern Venezuelaand southern Yucatan, Mexico.
Arid climates are found along the extreme southern coast of Venezuela out to the islands including Aruba and Curacaoas well as the northern tip of Yucatan. While the region generally is sunny much of the year, the wet season from May through November sees more frequent cloud cover both broken and overcastwhile the dry season from December through April is more often clear to mostly sunny.
Seasonal rainfall is divided into 'dry' and 'wet' seasons, with the latter six months of the year being wetter than the first half. The air temperature is hot much of the year, varying from 25 to 33 C 77 F to 90 F between the wet and dry seasons.
Seasonally, monthly mean temperatures vary from only about 5 C 7 F in the northern most regions, to less than 3 C in the southernmost areas of the Caribbean. Hurricane season is from June to November, but they occur more frequently in August and September and more common in the northern islands of the Caribbean.
Hurricanes that sometimes batter the region usually strike northwards of Grenada and to the west of Barbados. The principal hurricane belt arcs to northwest of the island of Barbados in the Eastern Caribbean.
A great example being recent events of Hurricane Irma devastating the island of Saint Martin during the hurricane season.The University of the West Indies.
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The Caribbean (/ ˌ k ær ɪ ˈ b iː ə n, k ə ˈ r ɪ b i ə n /, locally / ˈ k ær ɪ b iː ə n /) is a region of North America 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.
The region is southeast of the Gulf of Mexico and the North American.