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A spice grown in the Central Highlands of Guatemala used in Southwest Asian foods.
What is Cardamom? (215)
Get "mom-a-card" for Caribbean spices.
A type of music that originated in Trinidad and Tobago.
What is Calypso?
A lively, topical folk song from Trinidad accompanied by sounds made on steel drums.
A form of popular Jamaican music influenced by rhythm and blues and Calypso.
What is Reggae? (210)
Bob Marley helped to popularize this type of music.
The national music and dance of the Dominican Republic on the island of Hispaniola.
What is Merengue?
Not a pie topping but the National music of the Dominican Republic.
An organization owned by and operated for the mutual benefit of its members.
What is a Cooperative? (222)
Farmlands of Cuba which are operated by the Communist State within a Command Economy under Dictator Fidel Castro.
A type of banana used in cooking that is grown in Haiti.
What is a Plantain? (223)
A large cooking banana which is hard like a sweet potato used in Caribbean recipes and foods.
Someone who flees his or her own country to another, often for economic or political reasons.
What is a Refugee? (223)
One seeking refuge in another country seeking work or safety from persecution.
A self-governing political unit, associated with the United States.
What is a Commonwealth? (223)
Puerto Rico is a United States ____________ which has not achieved statehood in election. However, its people are citizens who cannot vote in presidential elections.
The Greater Antilles, the Lesser Antilles, and the Bahamas.
What are the Caribbean Islands?
Islands popular for tourism, sugarcane, and industry which were discovered by Columbus and called "The West Indies"
What countries have colonized the Caribbean and Central America?
What are The United States of America, The United Kingdom, France and The Netherlands.
These countries left much culture on the islands they colonized,claimed and governed including language, currency, slavery, and political government.
What natural disaster is seasonably dangerous to the Caribbean and its people?
What are Hurricanes? (219)
Huge, clock-wise revolving storms that originate over warm waters in the Gulf of Mexico rated by speeds of winds as Class 1,2,3,4 or 5.