Puerto Rico is expecting a storm unlike anything else in "modern history," its governor said.
10. Dominican Republic Flights to Fort-de-France start at $228, January 19-26. Also check out our list of the best value
About 25% of the world's fish (over 4,000 species!) live on coral reefs, and they provide more than 450 million people with food and income. Reefs create islands through the accumulation of sand and sediment, providing homes to people, birds, and turtles, as well as shelter so that delicate seagrass beds and mangrove habitats can thrive.
Low-cost airline Norwegian Air announced today that it's heading to the French Caribbean this winter. Beginning in December, the airline will launch winter flights from three cities (New York City, Boston and Baltimore) to the Caribbean islands of Guadeloupe and Martinique.
No, we don't propose that you visit all 50 in a year -- although, hey, that's an admirable goal -- merely that you take these places into consideration when planning your 2014 travels.
"You must sail to Terre-de-Haut, it's a mini St. Barts, but not many people know about it," the Belgian tells us.
THURSDAY'S FAVORITES: WEDNESDAY'S WINNER: Original Caption: French President Nicolas Sarkozy is greeted by locals as he arrives
Across much of the world, and much of Latin America in particular, the global economic crisis is going to play out against a legacy of extreme inequality and poverty.