"The Caribbean, (Spanish: Caribe; French: Caraïbe or more commonly Antilles; Dutch: Cariben or Caraïben, or more commonly Antillen) or the West Indies, is a group of islands and countries which are in or border the Caribbean Sea which lies on the Caribbean Plate. The countries and islands of the Caribbean are located to the south and east of Mexico and to the north and west of Venezuela, South America. There are at least 7,000 islands, islets, reefs, and cayes in the region. They are organized into 25 territories including sovereign states, overseas departments, and dependencies. ..."
The islands of the Caribbean
- Bahamas, The - Group of islands in the Atlantic Ocean, ruled since 1973 by the Monarchy of the Bahamas
- Haiti - Territory in the island of Hispaniola in the Caribbean Sea, ruled since 1991 by the République d'Haïti
- Jamaica - Island in the Caribbean Sea, ruled since 1962 by the Monarchy of Jamaica
- Trinidad and Tobago - Islands in the southwest West Indies, ruled since 1962 by the Republic of Trinidad and Tobago
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