Tens of thousands of people in the Dominican Republic are being stripped of their citizenship and deported. And most are of Haitian descent. It's the latest chapter in a long history of 'anti-Haitianismo' in the Dominican Republic.
The rum we're all familiar with has a cousin that's got a lot more flavor, a lot more personality, and it's only now coming onto the US market. But this rhum has been a hit in the bars and restaurants and France.
Serial food entrepreneur Michael Jacober recently fell in love with that mainstay of Caribbean cooking: that blend of Jamaican spices called jerk. But he wanted to do it right. So, he went and learned from the masters of jerk in Jamaica. Then, he came back and opened a restaurant in Brooklyn called Glady's. He tells us his story.
The Swedish warship Vasa sunk in the 17th Century on its maiden voyage. It keeled over and water rushed in, killing 30. New research has found that specific flaws in the ship's design probably sent it to its early, watery grave.
Honduras' political leaders are hoping to jumpstart the country's flagging economy by separating one of the country's cities. A new law would allow the government to designate a city as a "charter city" subject to different laws and regulations and perhaps under some foreign supervision.