Grande Colline National Park, Haiti
Wed, 08/09/2017 - 23:37
Grande Colline National Park is a national park in southwestern Haiti which contains the Grande Colline mountain range at the core of the La Hotte Massif. This park contains five named peaks and is one of the most remote and difficult to reach areas in Haiti.
La Visite National Park, Haiti
Wed, 08/09/2017 - 21:51
La Visite National Park is located in an upland area that includes several mountains in southern Haiti, south of Port-au-Prince and has both pine and hardwood forests. It is the smaller of the two national parks of Haiti with a fragile pocket of biodiversity that remains endangered.
La Hotte Biosphere Reserve, Haiti
Wed, 08/09/2017 - 20:14
La Hotte Biosphere Reserve is located in the southeast of Haiti and encompasses both terrestrial and marine areas. The region is considered a biodiversity hotspot due to the wide variety in climate, which ranges from humid to subtropical dry. The reserve includes six mountain peaks, the highest of which reaches 2347 m (7700 ft).
La Selle Biosphere Reserve, Haiti
Wed, 08/09/2017 - 20:06
La Selle Biosphere Reserve is located in the Massif de la Selle, containing Haiti’s highest peak 'Pic la Selle' and the second most biodiverse region of the country after the Massif de la Hotte. These two mountain ranges form the southern peninsula of the island of Hispaniola, known for its high level of endemism.
Historic Area of Willemstad, Inner City and Harbor, Curaçao
Mon, 07/31/2017 - 22:24
The Historic Area of Willemstad is an example of a colonial trading and administrative settlement. It was established by the Dutch on the island of Curaçao, situated in the southern Caribbean, near the tip of South America.
La Fortaleza and San Juan National Historic Site, Puerto Rico
Sat, 07/29/2017 - 20:57
The Spanish system of fortifications in San Juan, Puerto Rico is the oldest European construction in the United States and one of the oldest in the New World. These fortifications guarded the entrance to San Juan Bay, helped the Spanish maintain sovereignty over Puerto Rico, and protected Spanish commerce in the Caribbean basin.
Archipel de la Guadeloupe Biosphere Reserve: Guadeloupe National Park and Grand Cul-de-Sac Marin Nature Reserve
Sat, 07/29/2017 - 00:53
Guadeloupe National Park, which encompasses a tropical forest and includes La Soufrière volcano; along with the Grand Cul-de-Sac Marin Nature Reserve, a marine protected area adjacent to the park; together comprise the Archipel de la Guadeloupe Biosphere Reserve.
Antigua Naval Dockyard and Related Archaeological Sites
Wed, 07/26/2017 - 23:33
The Antigua Naval Dockyard and its Related Archaeological Sites consists of a group of Georgian Naval structures, set within a walled enclosure, built at a time when European nations were battling for supremacy of the seas to obtain control over the lucrative sugar-producing islands of the Eastern Caribbean.
The Blue and John Crow Mountains property lies within the Jamaican Moist Forests Global 200 priority eco-region, and is part of one of the 78 most irreplaceable protected areas for the conservation of the world’s amphibian, bird and mammal species.
Península de Guanahacabibes National Park and Biosphere Reserve, Cuba
Wed, 06/28/2017 - 01:04
Guanahacabibes Peninsula is located in Pinar del Río Province, in the municipality of Sandino, the westernmost point on the island of Cuba. The peninsula is sparsely populated. The waters surrounding the peninsula are important spiny lobster and red snapper fishing grounds. It is both a national park and a UNESCO Biosphere Reserve.