The creatures have no digestive tract, and instead rely on bacteria living them inside to produce hydrogen sulfide for nutrition.
"The disease was imported to Honduras in 1972 from Asia, and is now present across Latin America and the Caribbean," Daniel Bebber told Newsweek.
Cloud forests are among the world's most biodiverse ecosystems.
Islanders call Saba "The Unspoiled Queen of the Caribbean" for its pristine landscapes and striking biodiversity as well as the absence of crowds, chain stores, and cruise ship throngs.
The video, showing a couple missing their cruise ship by a matter of minutes, has been viewed thousands on times online.
The ship was headed back to Port Everglades in Ft. Lauderdale, Florida, when an employee saw the crew member go overboard.
"They are hand-cleaning every single knob on the climbing wall," one passenger said.
The pair have no passports and do not have the money to leave the island.
The couple, on a cruise ship bound for the Caribbean, was found with a large amount of cocaine "ingeniously concealed" in their cabin.
The European-Mediterranean Seismological Centre (EMSC) reported that a tsunami should not be an issue with the pretty sizable quake.
The Barbadian native said she was proud to be awarded the prestigious role
Climate change is making hurricanes stronger and threatening the future of the Caribbean islands.
A new report on government data once more raises questions about the origin of funds driving Israel's burgeoning startup and tech industries.
Whatever happens, expect rain.
Footage of the water leak prompted comparisons to scenes from the movie "Titanic," but this trip had a happy ending.
Four survivors swam to shore and told authorities in Suriname the story of the attack, which the president of Guyana has called a "massacre."
The U.S. embassy issued an alert about a security threat at the famous annual event.
Some islands sustained minimal damage and are open for business.