St. John’s, Antigua and Barbuda (1632- )

St. John’s (population 22,342) is the capital of the Eastern Caribbean twin-island nation of Antigua and Barbuda. Antigua, the largest of the English-speaking Leeward Islands, covers 108 square miles. Barbuda, a flat coral island with an area of only 68 square miles, lies approximately 30 … Read MoreSt. John’s, Antigua and Barbuda (1632- )

Port-au-Prince, Republic of Haiti (1749- )

Port-au-Prince is the capital, largest city, commercial center, and chief port of the Republic of Haiti. Some 90% of Haiti’s investments and jobs are found in Port-au-Prince. Estimated to be about 1.2 million inhabitants (and nearly three million inhabitants in the metropolitan area), the city … Read MorePort-au-Prince, Republic of Haiti (1749- )

Antananarivo, Madagascar (1600s- )

Antananarivo (formerly known as “Analamanga” and “Tananarive”) is the capital of the Republic of Madagascar and its largest city. It is located on a high plateau overlooking the Ikopa and Besiboka Rivers.  In the southern part of the city lay Lake Anosy, an artificially designed … Read MoreAntananarivo, Madagascar (1600s- )

Kingstown, St. Vincent and the Grenadines (1722- )

The compact city of Kingstown is the capital of the eastern Caribbean island nation of St. Vincent and the Grenadines.  It is also a major port city for the Windward Islands, a chain of Caribbean Islands that includes locales beyond St. Vincent and the Grenadines.  … Read MoreKingstown, St. Vincent and the Grenadines (1722- )