By June 17, 2015, undocumented people of Haitian descent were forced to register citizenship in the Dominican Republic or face deportation to Haiti. Hundreds of thousands are predicted to face deportation.
Find out about Gabriel, age 11, from the island of Vieques, Puerto Rico.
Former Haitian president Jean-Bertrand Aristide returned to his country last March after seven years in exile.
Annie John (1985), by Jamaica Kincaid, tells the story of a ten-year-old girl from Antigua, an island in the Caribbean.