KINGSTON, Jamaica (AP) - A Caribbean court on Wednesday heard a challenge from a gay rights activist who argued that immigration laws ostensibly barring homosexuals from entering two countries in the region are discriminatory and must be repealed.
(WB) Nearly 300 religious officials from the Caribbean and Guyana have urged the U.S. to no longer promote LGBT and intersex rights abroad.
The tourism industry on the Caribbean islands that Hurricanes Irma and Maria devastated last September is slowly recovering.
SANTO DOMINGO, Dominican Republic (AP) — The Dominican Republic says it will not recognize a same-sex marriage performed for the first time in the conservative Caribbean country.
(WB) Dominica, St. Vincent and the Grenadines, Barbados and Jamaica all criminalize same-sex relations. LGBTI people in four Caribbean countries over the last year have filed lawsuits against their nations’ colonial-era sodomy laws.
The purpose of the annual observance is to educate Caribbean-Americans about HIV/AIDS and provide resources for HIV testing and treatment.
(WB) LGBTI people in four Caribbean countries over the last year have filed lawsuits against their nations’ colonial-era sodomy laws.
The Vatican's former ambassador to the Dominican Republic, who had been charged by church prosecutors with sexually abusing children in the Caribbean country, died Friday of apparent natural causes as he awaited trial, the Vatican said.