WASHINGTON (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - Although worldwide human rights are at risk with the United States ceding its leadership role, the momentum behind women's rights has "never been stronger," former U.S. Secretary of State Hillary Clinton said on Monday.
KINGSTON, Jamaica (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - One recent holiday, a carload of Jamaicans went in search of a beach to have a picnic. On an island with nearly 800 km (500 miles) of coastline, they did not think it would be hard.
KINGSTON (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - Hellshire Beach, one of Jamaica’s cultural icons, has appeared in countless documentaries, movies and travelogues about the island nation. The strip of sand, a half-hour drive from the capital and backed by seafood restaurants, is a weekend favorite for Kingstonians, a place to kick back and “lyme” – the local term for “chill”.
KINGSTON (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - When Jamaican police made an arrest last week under the nation's cyber crime laws, the identity of the suspect took many by surprise - a women's rights activist accused of publicly naming alleged sexual predators on social media.
KINGSTON, Jamaica (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - A Caribbean-wide movement to fight violence against women started in a truly pedestrian way - with one woman's walk to work.
KINGSTON (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - Kaci was always what she calls a "girlie boy."
KINGSTON (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - Jamaican women bear the brunt of a "culture of fear" intended to intimidate families and stop them seeking justice for thousands of extrajudicial police killings on the Caribbean island, according to a report from a human rights group.
KINGSTON/PORT-AU-PRINCE, Oct 1 Haiti has began
evacuating residents by boat from outlying islands in
preparation for Hurricane Matthew, the fiercest storm to cross
the Caribbean for years that threatens to wreak widespread
damage in the region with flash floods and high winds.
KINGSTON, Jamaica Hurricane Matthew, the most powerful cyclone to form over the Atlantic since Hurricane Felix in 2007, churned across the Caribbean on Saturday on a path expected to put it over Jamaica and Haiti on Monday. | Video
KINGSTON, Jamaica Hurricane Matthew surged in power on Friday to become the Caribbean's first major hurricane in four years as it moved towards Jamaica and Cuba with winds of up to 160 miles per hour (260 kph) powerful enough to wreck houses, forecasters said. | Video